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Locusts attack inside Firozabad district jail [Video]

Locusts attack inside Firozabad district jail

Locusts attacked the plantations inside district jail in Firozabad on July 10. There are multiple vegetable plantations within the jail premises which include pumpkin, bottle guard and spinach. Jail..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:36Published
Watch: Locust attack in Rajasthan amid chopper operations; 6 states on alert [Video]

Watch: Locust attack in Rajasthan amid chopper operations; 6 states on alert

A massive locust swarm was seen in Rajasthan's Dholpur as many states in north and central India continue to battle the menace. People were seen banging utensils to create a din and drive the locusts..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 03:00Published
Watch: Indian Air Force develops locust control system for Mi-17 helicopters [Video]

Watch: Indian Air Force develops locust control system for Mi-17 helicopters

Indian Air Force has modified two Mi-17 helicopters to spray pesticide to deal with locust attack. It developed a pesticide spraying tool - the Airborne Locust Control System. The Chandigarh Base..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 01:36Published
Watch: Agriculture dept uses drones to spray insecticides on locusts' swarms in Agra [Video]

Watch: Agriculture dept uses drones to spray insecticides on locusts' swarms in Agra

Drones were being used to spray insecticides on locusts' swarms as they reached Agra on June 30. Administration is on alert and warning has been given in the residential areas. People have been asked..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:20Published
Swarms of locusts blanket suburb of New Delhi [Video]

Swarms of locusts blanket suburb of New Delhi

Swarms of desert locusts invaded a suburb of New Delhi, India on Saturday (June 27). Footage filmed in the Cyberhub area of Gurugram in Haryana shows the sky filled with locusts. Gurugram..

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Swarms of locusts spotted in Kanpur [Video]

Swarms of locusts spotted in Kanpur

Swarms of locusts were spotted in Kanpur's Bairaj Area on Jun 30. Police was seen alerting people of the locust attack. They also guided people on the precautions need to be undertaken. Kanpur DM,..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:08Published
Swarms of desert locusts flood outskirts of Delhi [Video]

Swarms of desert locusts flood outskirts of Delhi

Swarms of crop-destroying desert locusts have reached the outskirts of Delhi after entering the nearby area of Gurugram on June 27. Thousands of locusts were seen covering the sky near the Cyber Hub..

Credit: Newsflare     Duration: 01:38Published
Vikram Chandra on locust attack in NCR, update on Covid & other top news [Video]

Vikram Chandra on locust attack in NCR, update on Covid & other top news

With half the year gone by, India has seen perhaps the worst pandemic that the world has witnessed in the last 100 years, the capital burnt, as riots erupted in the city in February, both the east and..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 07:51Published
Locust swarms enter Gurugram [Video]

Locust swarms enter Gurugram

Swarms of locust entered Gurugram on June 27. Locusts have caused severe damage to the crops. Swarms were also seen over Gurugram-Dwarka Expressway in massive numbers. Administration had issued warning..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:16Published
Chemical spraying conducted in Varanasi to control locusts attack [Video]

Chemical spraying conducted in Varanasi to control locusts attack

Chemical spraying was undertaken by 6 fire tenders and 40 manual sprayers last night in Nayepur of Varanasi to control the locust attack there. DM Kaushal Raj Sharma also participated in the operation...

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:34Published
Swarms of locust attacked Uttar Pradesh's Banda [Video]

Swarms of locust attacked Uttar Pradesh's Banda

A swarm of locust attacked Bisanda area of Uttar Pradesh's Banda. The locusts attack is another blow to farmers already reeling under the impact of COVID-19 lockdown. Farmers and fire department..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:10Published
Locust attack: Farmers in Kanpur bang utensils, beat drums to scare away the locusts: Watch|Oneindia [Video]

Locust attack: Farmers in Kanpur bang utensils, beat drums to scare away the locusts: Watch|Oneindia

Farmers in Kanpur banged utensils and beat drums in an agricultural field as a precautionary measure to ward off locusts. The farmer said, “We all are alert to prevent our crops from getting..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 01:49Published
Coronavirus: Karnataka bans transport from 5 states amid Coronavirus fears | Oneindia News [Video]

Coronavirus: Karnataka bans transport from 5 states amid Coronavirus fears | Oneindia News

Karnataka has again suspended incoming transport from neighbouring states to contain the spiralling coronavirus infection in the state. This time the list has five states. No flights, trains or other..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 02:57Published
Indian farmers beat utensils, play loud music and spray pesticides to drive away locusts [Video]

Indian farmers beat utensils, play loud music and spray pesticides to drive away locusts

Indian farmers beat utensils, play loud music and spray pesticides to drive away locusts that have invaded their crops. Footage filmed on May 26 shows swarms of locusts invading crops in villages in..

Credit: Newsflare     Duration: 02:40Published
North India suffers massive locust attack that devastates 2500 hectares of farmland [Video]

North India suffers massive locust attack that devastates 2500 hectares of farmland

Large swarms of locusts were seen making their way into the north Indian city of Jaipur for the first time in 28 years, devastating local agriculture. Footage filmed on May 25 shows farmers spraying..

Credit: Newsflare     Duration: 03:02Published
Swarms of locusts land on building in India [Video]

Swarms of locusts land on building in India

Footage shows a swarm of locusts in a residential area in Jaipur, India, as the insects ravage homes and crops.

Credit: Newsflare STUDIO     Duration: 01:05Published
Locust attack: Farmers in Madhya Pradesh beat utensils to scare away locusts | Oneindia News [Video]

Locust attack: Farmers in Madhya Pradesh beat utensils to scare away locusts | Oneindia News

Madhya Pradesh: Farmers in Budhni and Nasrullaganj of Sehore district beat utensils in a bid to scare away swarms of locusts that attacked their farms. Disinfectants are also being sprinkled on trees..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 01:00Published

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Locust attack: NGT dismisses plea for implementation of Centre's contingency plan

The National Green Tribunal has junked a fresh plea seeking implementation of the Centre's contingency plan to combat the looming locust attack saying there was nothing to show that inadequate steps..
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FAO warns India of locust attack, choppers pressed into service

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations has warned India of major locusts attacks in the coming days, following which the government has intensified its efforts to tackle the..
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Locust menace: FAO asks India to be on high alert for next 4 weeks

India, which is tackling the worst locust attack in 26 years for the last three months, should remain on "high alert" during the next four weeks, according to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation..
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Rajasthan: Helicopters deployed in Jaisalmer to combat locust attack

As swarms of locusts continue to be a menace across the country, the locusts' control authorities in Jaisalmer is using helicopters to spray pesticides on a wide scale.
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Chandigarh based IAF’s 3-BRD develops Airborne Locust Control System

Now the Mi-17 helicopters of Indian Air Force (IAF) would be used to control the locust attack. For this, the Chandigarh based IAF station, 3-Base Repair Depot (3-BRD) has designed and developed an..
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Be prepared to control locust attack, Agriculture dept. tells Collectors

With the threat of locust attack from the neighbouring Maharashtra in the bordering districts of Telangana still persisting, the Agriculture Departmen
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Haryana govt failed to stop locust attack, says Bhupinder Singh Hooda


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Locust attack: Control operations underway in Rajasthan, Haryana, UP

Swarms of locusts were noticed in Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan, on Friday morning and control teams were deployed for their elimination.
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Locust attack in Gurugram; control ops under way: Top developments


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Rahul Gandhi asks govt to grant compensation to farmers affected by locust attack

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday urged the government to grant compensation to states and farmers who have suffered damage to crops due to locust attack.
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Locust attack: Environment minister asks south and west Delhi to remain on high alert

With swarms of locusts descending on neighbouring Gurugram, Delhi environment minister Gopal Rai on Saturday asked the national capital's south and west districts' administrations to remain on high..
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Haryana issues advisory on possible locust attack

Haryana Agriculture Department on Friday issued an advisory asking residents of Gurugram to keep doors and windows of their houses shut in view of a p
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‘No need to panic over locust attack’

All steps being taken to fight the swarms, say officials
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India to deal with locust attack with aerial spray

While spraying machine is awaited from the United Kingdom, India has manufactured and assembled one that can be fitted in the helicopter for spray of pesticides and insecticides to kill locusts.
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Another locust attack likely in near future: Officials

Centre's Locust Warning Organization will press into service 25 drones and buy 60 more vehicle-mounted insecticide spraying machines to counter the attack of locust swarms in the near future, an..
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'Let's treat our animals with love': Virat Kohli appalled after pregnant elephant dies in Kerala

While the nation is dealing with coronavirus, locust attack, and cyclones, a horrific incident has shaken the country. A pregnant elephant was killed after locals allegedly fed her a pineapple stuffed..
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Locust attack: high alert in nine districts of Odisha

CM chairs meeting to fight the menace
Hindu - Published

Zaira Wasim breaks her silence on locust attack posts: My tweet was taken out of context

In a long note, she said that she never claimed that the locust attacks in multiple states of the country were a sign of God's wrath.
Bollywood Life - Published

Odisha identifies nine districts vulnerable to possible locust attack; puts farmers on alert

The Odisha government has identified nine districts vulnerable to possible locust invasion, and has put the farmers and the agriculture department on high alert, officials said on Tuesday.
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Locust attack | Lakhs of farmers put on high alert as Odisha identifies nine vulnerable districts

Districts bordering Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand have been flagged and fire extinguishers will be used to spray insecticides.
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Watch | Locust attack in India

A video on locusts that have attacked several districts in India
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Zaira reacts to social media controversy

Zaira Wasim found herself in the eye of a storm when she shared a post on social media about locust attack. According to reports Zaira quoted a religious verse which didn’t go down well with netizens..
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NGT refuses plea for implementation of Centre’s contingency plan to control locust attack

The plea filed by an NGO, through advocate Gaurav Bansal, had said that despite having the contingency plan several states like Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh are facing the locust swarm..
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