Left Menu
Development News Edition

Health-Locust outbreak in Rajasthan's Barmer, Jaisalmer districts

PTI | Jaipur | Updated: 04-07-2019 20:40 IST | Created: 04-07-2019 18:44 IST
Health-Locust outbreak in Rajasthan's Barmer, Jaisalmer districts
Image Credit: Flickr

A locust outbreak in Rajasthan's Barmer and Jaisalmer districts has affected crops on around 8,000 hectares. Locusts were found in Jalore district as well but the situation had been controlled there, Agriculture Minister Lalchand Kataria said.

There was no report of a locust outbreak in Ganganagar, Bikaner and Jodhpur districts but arrangements had been made to tackle it, he said. The minister reviewed the situation through a video conferencing with district collectors, officials of the locust warning organisation and agriculture officers.

He gave them necessary directions to contain the spread of locusts. Locusts fly in from Pakistan and pose a significant threat to crops in the area adjoining the Indo-Pak border.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

Download The Devdiscourse News App for Latest News.



'Diya jalao' for COVID 19: Modi needs to practice his teachings and control fake news on social media

In his video message to the nation on Friday the Prime Minister talks about peoples collective power to win the invincible. However, he has made no concreate efforts to win over the confidence and represent the collective power of the polit...

Tourism post-COVID 19: Lessons learned, out-of-box strategies to ensure the revival

In the pre-COVID 19 period the tourism industry was seen with much hope throughout the world. However, the COVID 19 pandemic has completely paralysed the tourism industry and its dependent sectors. The tourism industry in the post-COVID 19 ...

Cybersecurity post-COVID 19: More internet means more threats, stay alert folks!

When supported by adequate digital awareness campaigns and more crackdowns on cybercrimes, increased internet usage will help more people embrace technology and better understand the risks, bringing us closer to unleashing the true potentia...

Rising temperatures in India seem to counter the spread of COVID 19 infections

Scary predictions on the rate of spread of COVID 19 infections in India are floating in media. But the data on the spread of infections coming so far point to a contrary trajectory putting a question mark on such predictions. Explanations o...


Latest News

Seven police personnel who were part of team to evacuate Nizamuddin Markaz sent on leave

Seven police personnel, who were part of the team which went to evacuate Nizamuddin Markaz, were sent on leave, officials said on Friday. A senior police officer said it is a routine rotation process after the lockdown in the national cap...

Blacklisting proceedings against 360 foreigners linked to Tablighi Jamaat who have left India: MHA

Blacklisting proceedings have started against 360 foreigners who participated in Tablighi Jamaat activities in India and left the country before borders were sealed in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, the Union Home Ministry said Frida...

J-K: LeT module busted; 4 terrorists, 3 terror associates arrested

Four terrorists and three terror associates were arrested after Handwara Police busted a Lashkar-e-Taiba LeT module here. On the basis of specific information, the houses of Azad Ahmad Bhat Shalpora Langate, Altaf Baba Rafiabad Babagund and...

Situation is under control in Delhi; No need to panic: Kejriwal.

Situation is under control in Delhi No need to panic Kejriwal....

Give Feedback