You are here: Home » Current Affairs » News » National
500 challans issued for not wearing masks, flouting Covid-19 norms in Delhi
icon-arrow-left
CJI doesn't own Harley Davidson bike, was just taking a feel of it: Report
Business Standard

India deploys choppers to control locusts in five Rajasthan districts

Helicopter firm Malhotra Helicopters finalised for single-pilot operation with Bell 206-B3 chopper, having a pesticide carrying capacity of 250 litres in one trip. It can cover about 25 to 50 hectares

Topics
rajasthan | Locust attack

Agencies  |  New Delhi 



Locust
Tractors, fire engines and drones are engaged in spraying pesticides to kill them, it said.

India will use helicopter for the first time to spray chemicals to check locusts in five districts of in the next few days as fresh swarms threaten to come towards the desert state from neighbouring Pakistan.

TO READ THE FULL STORY, SUBSCRIBE NOW NOW AT JUST RS 249 A MONTH.

SUBSCRIBE TO INSIGHTS

What you get on Business Standard Premium?

  • icon Unlock 30+ premium stories daily hand-picked by our editors, across devices on browser and app.
  • icon Full access to our intuitive epaper - clip, save, share articles from any device; newspaper archives from 2006.
  • icon Curated newsletters on markets, personal finance, policy & politics, start-ups, technology, and more.
  • icon Pick your 5 favourite companies, get a daily email with all news updates on them.
  • icon 26 years of website archives.
  • icon Preferential invites to Business Standard events.

OR


Subscribe to Business Standard Premium

Exclusive Stories, Curated Newsletters, 26 years of Archives, E-paper, and more!

Insightful news, sharp views, newsletters, e-paper, and more! Unlock incisive commentary only on Business Standard.

Download the Business Standard App for latest Business News and Market News .

First Published: Mon, June 29 2020. 20:25 IST

RECOMMENDED FOR YOU

.