Updated : 10 hours, 50 min ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 18 (ANI): Pests like locusts are not usually on most people's minds when seeking an alternative to bomb-sniffing dogs.
Updated : 2 weeks, 1 day ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb 3 (ANI): The Pakistan government has declared a national emergency to combat swarms of desert locusts destroying crops on a large scale in the eastern province of Punjab, local media reported.
Updated : 3 weeks, 4 days ago IST
Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], Jan 24 (ANI): BJP MLA Bihari Lal Nokha on Friday arrived at Rajasthan Assembly with a basket of locusts, apparently to draw the state government's attention to the growing menace after its attack was reported from parts of Rajasthan.
Updated : 3 months, 1 week ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], Nov 12 (ANI): Karachiites are witnessing swarms of locusts descending upon their city from Balochistan's coastal areas. Taking a jibe over the situation, Sindh minister of agriculture Ismail Rahu has asked the people to take advantage of the situation calmly by preparin
Updated : 7 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Punjab [Pakistan], July 6 (ANI): The Provincial Secretary Agriculture, Wasif Khursheed, on Saturday said that teams have been formed to control the latest locust threat which has put thousands of acres of cotton crop in the line of devastation in Pakistan.
Updated : 7 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Sindh [Pakistan], Jun 24 (ANI): Things don't seem to be looking up for Pakistan's economy, as a locust attack from Iran has put around 2,00,000 acres of cotton crop in the line of devastation in Sindh.
Updated : 8 months ago IST
Barmer (Rajasthan) [India], Jun 21 (ANI): Indian and Pakistani officials have held a discussion over an outbreak of locusts, believed to be the worst since 1993, and possible joint action to tackle it.
Updated : 8 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Barmer (Rajasthan) [India], May 31 (ANI): After sightings of locusts in villages around Rajasthan's Jaisalmer near the border with Pakistan, the Jodhpur-headquartered Locust Warning Organisation (LWO) is gearing up to tackle any major attack by the tropical grasshopper.