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Watch: 'Huge swarm' of locusts invade Gurugram; CEO advises farmers to take precautions to prevent damage to crops
India

Watch: 'Huge swarm' of locusts invade Gurugram; CEO advises farmers to take precautions to prevent damage to crops

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

'Beat drums, burst firecrackers to prevent locust attacks': Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh advises farmers
India

'Beat drums, burst firecrackers to prevent locust attacks': Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh advises farmers

Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh has asked people to burst firecrackers and beat drums to prevent attacks by locust swarms

After Rajasthan and MP, locusts reach Uttar Pradesh's Jhansi, damage crops in Maharashtra's Nagpur; Punjab issues alert
India

After Rajasthan and MP, locusts reach Uttar Pradesh's Jhansi, damage crops in Maharashtra's Nagpur; Punjab issues alert

A locust swarm reached Jhansi district on Wednesday, an Uttar Pradesh official said. Other districts in the region are also on alert.

Category Error: Of a community's small pleasures, Biblical plagues, and lives lived on a fault line
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Category Error: Of a community's small pleasures, Biblical plagues, and lives lived on a fault line

In 'Category Error', writer-painter Amruta Patil marries news-triggered observation with fiction, history, philosophy, against the backdrop of an Indian high rise.

Experts tell Pakistan to use pesticides instead of ducks from China to deal with locusts
science

Experts tell Pakistan to use pesticides instead of ducks from China to deal with locusts

“Ducks rely on water, but in Pakistan’s desert areas, the temperature is very high,” Zhang Long, a professor from China said.

Ladybug swarm: Massive ladybug migration several kilometers wide picked up by radar
science

Ladybug swarm: Massive ladybug migration several kilometers wide picked up by radar

The large radar 'echo' spotted by weather forecasters was a 'cloud of ladybugs', known as a 'bloom'.