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No Crops Damaged, Locust Control Operations on Full Swing: Centre

Locust Control Offices (LCOs) on Friday conducted control operations at 15 locations in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, the Union Agriculture Ministry said, adding that...

The Indian Triple Disaster: Virus, Heat Wave And Locusts

By Associated Press As if the coronavirus wasn't enough, India grappled with scorching temperatures and the worst locusts invasion in decades as authorities prepared for...

Fear and Loathing Prevails as Locusts Attack the Nation

BY Varuni Trivedi Swarms of locusts have flown into India from Pakistan entering Rajasthan last month, affecting several districts. They have further spread to other...

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