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The skies over many parts of Uttar Pradesh’s capital Lucknow turned dark on Sunday as huge locust swarms descended on some parts of the city.

Maharashtra minister Ekanth Shinde has reviewed the crop losses due to unseasonal rains in Thane district and assured all help to the affected farmers.

The Maharashtra government has taken a serious view of the crop loss suffered by farmers due to unseasonal rains and central help will be sought to mitigate their hardship, said Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday.

New Delhi: Gross cropped area in the city has fallen by 52 per cent compared to 2000-01 and Total Fertility Rate (TFR) at 1.6 is among the lowest in the country, according to the Economic Survey of Delhi 2017-18, tabled in the Delhi Assembly on Monday. On the positive side, per capita expenditure by the government …