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Updated : 2 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], Aug 3 (ANI): Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to declare the locust attack a national disaster which will strengthen the capability of states to fight this menace.
Updated : 2 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 31 (ANI): Locust control operations have been carried out at 37 places in 11 districts of Rajasthan, Gujarat and Haryana during the night of July 30, and have so far covered over 4.56 hectares in 10 states, a statement from the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfa
Pilani (Haryana) [India], July 29 (ANI): The locals of the Pillani village of Haryana controlled locust attacks last night with timely help from the administration.
Updated : 3 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 20 (ANI): Locust control operations have been carried out in more than 3.70 lakh hectares of 10 states between April 11 and July 19 this year.
Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) [India], July 18 (ANI): Insecticides were sprayed on fields at Eka village in Jaisalmer district as part of the locust control operation on Saturday.
Updated : 3 months, 1 week ago IST
Chandigarh (Haryana) [India], July 16 (ANI): A meeting with Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and other senior officials will be held tomorrow to discuss locust attacks in the state, said Jai Prakash Dalal, State Agricultural Minister on Thursday.
Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 12 (ANI): A swarm of locusts has left behind a trail of destruction in half a dozen blocks of Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur district.
Updated : 3 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 5 (ANI): A Bell Helicopter took its first sortie in Banda area of Jaisalmer district in Rajasthan on Saturday and completed its mission of chemical spraying in targeted areas and check damage to crops from locust attacks.
Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) [India], July 4 (ANI): 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.
Bhatinda (Punjab) [India], July 3 (ANI): Some areas of Punjab's Bathinda district--Talwandi Sabo, Rampura and Maur Mandi were attacked by locust swarms on Thursday.
Updated : 3 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], June 30 (ANI): The Indian Air Force (IAF) has successfully designed and developed an Airborne Locust Control System on Mi-17 helicopters for tackling the locust attacks.
New Delhi [India], June 27 (ANI): The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare on Saturday informed that swarms of locust was noticed in Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan, on Friday morning and control teams were deployed for their elimination.