Locust(Search results - 13)
WORLD11, Jul 2020, 5:39 PM
Worst locust attack in three decades sees India, Pakistan cooperate in fighting common threat
The insects, a common threat for India and Pakistan, have for the first time entered areas in the two countries that remained unaffected in previous invasions.
India8, Jul 2020, 6:39 PM
Locust attack: NGT dismisses plea for implementation of Centre's contingency plan
At a time when India is battling the coronavirus pandemic, locusts present a new worry with their potential for exponential growth and crop destruction.
India7, Jul 2020, 2:34 PM
Air Force deploys two choppers to contain locust invasion near Jodhpur
The versatile Mi-17 helicopter was used for spraying in Jodhpur district, making it the first-of-its-kind activity in the history of locust control in India
India10, Jun 2020, 4:54 PM
Rajasthan farmer pours sack of locusts in front of Union minister, forces him to take action
Distressed over the locust swarm in Rajasthan, a farmer brought with him a sack of locusts to show the seriousness of its invasion and the losses people have suffered due to it
India1, Jun 2020, 2:23 PM
Flight Safety: Locust swarm could be worse than bird strike
Locust swarms are not only dangerous for aircraft in flight but also when it is parked. We take a look at the measures that need to be taken before it hits us in the face.
India29, May 2020, 1:43 PM
Hundreds of insects in Kolar farms: Karnataka farmers worried of locust attack
The video posted by Kolar farmer shows hundreds of grasshoppers in what is believed to be a locust attack near Dimba-Kolar-Bangarpet Main Road. This has left the entire farming community in Karnataka and neighbouring Andhra Pradesh and TN in fear as Kolar shares the border with both the states. Officials say no need to worry as these are not locusts that are wrecking havoc in the North Indian states.
India29, May 2020, 1:28 PM
Should India adopt idea of turning locusts into chicken feed?
Pakistan is turning the locust attack into an opportunity by converting it into chicken feed. People in Pakistan's Okara district trap locusts which are turned into high-protein chicken feed by animal feed mills.
India28, May 2020, 1:35 PM
COVID-19 battle apart, Karnataka government gears up for locust attack
Crops and vegetation in several Indian states have been threatened by desert locust, which is known as the most dangerous of the migratory pests in the world
India8, May 2020, 2:53 PM
Battling coronavirus crisis Rajasthan faces locust invasion
Amid the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, the locust invasion from neighbouring Pakistan’s Sindh province has been causing trouble for Rajasthan farmers
India24, Jan 2020, 7:40 PM
BJP MLA brings basket of locusts into Rajasthan Assembly to bug the government
BJP MLA Bihari Lal Nokha arrived at Rajasthan Assembly with a basket of locusts to draw the attention of the government to farmers whose crops have been destroyed. After 26 years, 11 districts of the state are affected by locust attack.
India30, Dec 2019, 6:31 PM
Locusts invasion from Pakistan destroys crops in Rajasthan
The insect from Pakistan has destroyed crops spread across acres in Rajasthan. Farmers plead the government to come up with a solution to save their crops from the insect.