Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Locusts leave behind trail of destruction in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur

Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh) | July 12, 2020 5:11:49 AM IST
A swarm of locusts has left behind a trail of destruction in half a dozen blocks of Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur district.... read..

Pak PM urges coordinated national response to cope with locust attack

Islamabad |Saturday, 2020 8:15:06 AM IST
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan urged a coordinated national response of federal and provincial governments and organizations to cope with locust attack to ensure food safety, the Prime Minister Office said.... read..

Inmates at UP's Firozabad jail clang utensils to drive away locusts

Firozabad (Uttar Pradesh) | July 11, 2020 6:41:52 AM IST
Inmates were forced to clang utensils to scare away a swarm of locusts that entered Firozabad District Jail on Friday.... read..

Rajasthan Agriculture minister urges Centre to declare locust menace national disaster

Jaipur (Rajasthan) | July 11, 2020 5:11:53 AM IST
Rajasthan Agriculture Minister Lalchand Kataria on Friday urged the Central government to declare the menace of locusts a national disaster in the interest of farmers.... read..

Major locust swarms may reach Pak later this month

Islamabad |Friday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
Pakistan officials have warned that the next few weeks could be crucial in the fight against desert locust infestation with major swarms expected to reach the country later this month from the Horn of Africa.... read..

Rajasthan: Locusts destroy crops in Dholpur

Dholpur (Rajasthan) | July 7, 2020 10:41:55 AM IST
Locust swarms on Monday attacked Sarmathura area of Dholpur district in Rajasthan, creating panic among farmers.... read..

Agra survives locusts invasion

Agra |Tuesday, 2020 5:45:06 PM IST
Swarms of locusts darkened the Agra skyline late Monday evening. creating panic and scare as people fled the markets and took cover in closed spaces.... read..

Threat of locust swarms looms over Delhi (Ld)

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
The locust swarms threatening crops in many states amid the coronavirus crisis have now reached the doors of the national capital. The locusts swarming areas in Haryana, bordering Delhi, could overrun the capital city any time, an official said on Saturd... read..

Locust invasion has Rajasthan farmers in a tizzy

Jaipur |Saturday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
It's 6 a.m. in Rajasthan's Ganganagar city and the Gurdwaras are not resounding with the soothing sound of Gurbani, rather a warning bell for farmers could be heard from them, along with the warning: "tiddi aa rahi hai, jao apne khet bachao" (locusts are ... read..
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