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Fall Army Worm infestation reaches Nagaland, team conducts pest scouting

Kohima, May 17 (UNI) A joint surveillance team has conducted following reports of incidence and damage caused by Fall Army Worm on maize crops within Dimapur district yesterday and found that the standing crops of matured maize plants had escaped the Fall Army Worm attack, but those in the seedling and whorl stage were being damaged and infested with Fall Army Worm.

According to a press release issued by the District Agriculture Office (DAO) of Dimapur informed that the surveillance team comprising of staff from the Central Integrated Pest Management Centre (CIPMC) of Dimapur, under the Directorate of Plant Protection Quarantine & Storage in Faridabad and District Agriculture Office in Dimapur, visited the maize fields in and around Dimapur Sadar and conducted surveillance and pest scouting yesterday. The surveillance was conducted following reports of incidence and damage caused by Fall Army Worm on maize crops within Dimapur district. The release informed that the standing crop of matured maize had escaped the Fall Army Worm attack, but those in the seedling and whorl stage were being damaged and infested with Fall Army Worm.
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Nine fishermen sent to jail for illegal fishing inside prohibited Gahirmatha marine sanctuary

28 Nov 2020 | 7:04 PM

Kendrapara, Nov 28 (UNI)The forest personnel of Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary have intercepted a fishing vessel for trespassing into the prohibited zone of Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary and arrested nine fishermen
The forest personnel also seized 70 kg fish catch , fishing equipment ,fishing nets from the arrested fishermen, Debashis Bhoi, the Range officer of Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary said.

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Nagaland detects 24 COVID-19 positive cases

28 Nov 2020 | 6:59 PM

Kohima, Nov 28 (UNI) In Nagaland, 24 new COVID-19 positive cases have been detected today in the last 24 hours, taking total number of positive cases in the State now rose up to 11,115.

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Map of 6th national park in Assam unveiled

28 Nov 2020 | 6:49 PM

Guwahati, Nov 28 (UNI) The map of the upcoming sixth national park of Assam was unveiled by state Forest and Environment Minister Parimal Suklabaidya today.

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Huge quantity of foreign liquor seized in Khagaria

28 Nov 2020 | 6:47 PM

Khagaria, Nov 28 (UNI) A total of 80 cartons of foreign liquor was seized from Pasraha police station area in Khagaria district today.

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Eight Rohingyas arrested in Assam

28 Nov 2020 | 6:43 PM

Guwahati, Nov 28 (UNI) Eight Rohingyas have been arrested from a house in Mazarpar village, under Algapur police station, in Hailakandi district of Assam today.

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