Locust(Search results - 14)
IndiaOct 6, 2020, 11:36 AM IST
West Bengal: State government introduces 'Solar Light Trap' for farmers to save crops from locust attacks
Locusts have been eating away at the crops of the land. Although, there are no reports of locusts attacking agricultural land in West Bengal, the state government took the initiative in advance. The 'Solar Light Trap' was introduced for farmers to save the crops of the land from locusts and insects. Farmers can use this special device to prevent insect attacks on land crops.
WORLDJul 11, 2020, 5:39 PM IST
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.
IndiaJul 8, 2020, 6:39 PM IST
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.
IndiaJul 7, 2020, 2:34 PM IST
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
IndiaJun 10, 2020, 4:54 PM IST
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
IndiaJun 1, 2020, 2:23 PM IST
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.
IndiaMay 29, 2020, 1:43 PM IST
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.
IndiaMay 29, 2020, 1:28 PM IST
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.
IndiaMay 28, 2020, 1:35 PM IST
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
IndiaMay 8, 2020, 2:53 PM IST
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
IndiaJan 24, 2020, 7:40 PM IST
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.
IndiaDec 30, 2019, 6:31 PM IST
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.