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BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 27, 2020
Swarms of locusts, spread over 2-km, entered the sky over the outskirts of Gurugram on Saturday. Various parts of Gurugram, including the plush residential complexes were covered with locusts as residents shared images and videos of the attack. The busy MG Road and IFFCO Chowk areas of Gurugram, along with DLF Phase I-IV, Village Chakkarpur, Sikandarpur and Sukhrali were also seen covered in locust swarms. A high alert has been issued in adjoining districts of Delhi as well. Watch the video for more.Also Read: Haryana govt issues high alert after locusts swarm enters Rewari, Gurgoan districts


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 27, 2020
Locust swarms, which have crossed over to India from Pakistan, have been causing havoc in states like - Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh - ravaging crops for over a month now


PTI
June 27, 2020
Swarms of locusts from Rajasthan after passing through Mahendragarh district of Haryana settled in various villages of Jatusana and Khol blocks in Rewari district on Friday evening


BusinessToday.In
June 27, 2020
Locust attack in Gurugram: Alarmed at the invasion of the locusts, which settled on trees, rooftops and plants, many residents of Gurugram shared videos from their high-rise perches


BusinessToday.In
June 18, 2020
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has issued a fresh warning saying that more locust attacks are expected in June along both sides of the Indo-Pakistan border


BusinessToday.In
June 11, 2020
On June 5, Pakistan's Foreign Office had said that Pakistan and India were cooperating with each other to tackle locust attacks under a forum administered by the Food and Agriculture Organisation


PTI
June 2, 2020
Most of the districts bordering Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand have been put on high alert and the Odisha government is working with the neighbouring states to constantly monitor the movement of locust swarms


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 2, 2020
Known for feasting on all sorts of plants and standing crops, locust swarms had been sighted in parts of Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh (MP), Uttar Pradesh (UP), and Gujarat over the last few days. The horticulture crops such as fruits and vegetables stand at risk of a wash-out in the states; Facebook Inc and Snapchat developer Snap Inc became the latest U.S. companies condemning racial inequality in the United States as violent protests flared up across major cities over the death of George Floyd; Azim Premji, Founder Chairman and  Rishad Premji, Chairman of Wipro, have both taken a voluntary cut in their compensation for the fiscal year 2020, according to the recent filing made to the Securities Exchange Commission in the US. Watch this and more on News Blast.Also Read: Coronavirus impact: 94% Indians to be extra-careful while spending; 70% to spend less on luxury items


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 2, 2020
Car sales register steep decline in May, tractors lead road to recoveryPassenger vehicle sales in India saw a steep 84 per cent drop in sales in May over last year as staggered resumption of operations both at the factories and showrooms hampered business activity for all companies. It however came on the back of zero sales in April when the country was in a state of total lockdown. The situation, however, is only likely to get better as lockdown norms are further eased and domest...


Niti Kiran
New Delhi, June 1, 2020
India has witnessed a shift in area from food grain towards horticulture crops over last five years and production of horticulture crops has outpaced the production of food grain since then


BusinessToday.In
June 1, 2020
It is for the first time locusts have invaded in the state in the last 58 years.  In 1962, locusts entered the Surguja area (in erstwhile Madhya Pardesh)


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, May 31, 2020
Dausa in Rajasthan, Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh, Chhatarpur district of Madhya Pradesh are the three major regions where the locusts have predominantly attacked


Anup Jayaram
May 31, 2020
Raising women's participation in the Indian labour force to that of men can boost India's GDP by 27 per cent according to a joint paper by then IMF chief Christine Lagarde and Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg


BusinessToday.In
May 31, 2020
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami said that there were nearly  250 species of grasshoppers in the state and they don't pose any major threat to the crops


Mukesh Adhikary
May 29, 2020
Locust swams attack in Delhi, Mumbai: Locusts tend to attack vegetation, which will keep them from entering homes and causing harm to people, but they will remain a nuisance till wind direction changes


PTI
May 29, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sanjay Agarwal said currently 47 spray equipment in Locust Control Offices (LCOs) are being used for locust control and 200 officials are deployed


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, May 28, 2020
Locust attack in Delhi: Delhi Labour Minister Gopal Rai called for a meeting at his residence on Thursday to discuss the menace and asked all concerned authorities to organise awareness programmes


BusinessToday.In
May 28, 2020
The locusts first attacked Rajasthan, from where they bypassed Delhi and are likely to hit Madhya Pradesh and are expected to affect Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, and Maharashtra as well


BusinessToday.In
May 28, 2020
Locusts attack in India: The Agricultural ministry is planning to deploy drones for spraying pesticides. The ministry said it has received permission from the Civil Aviation Ministry for use of drones for locust control


PTI
May 28, 2020
Incursions of locust hoppers have been reported since April 11 and that of pink immature adults since April 30 in bordering districts of Rajasthan and Punjab, which are being controlled


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