Mango groves stretching to more than 200 acres in Rajapalayam, Srivilliputhur, Watrap and Saptur have suffered extensive damage over the past three days as elephants from adjoining forests raided and broke branches besides eating the mangoes, forest officials said.
Bollywood's young talent Varun Dhawan, the newly appointed ambassador of beverage drink Maaza, says the mango indulgence almost worked as an incentive for him to avoid naughtiness during his childhood days.
The tasty and juicy mango has just got a shot in the arm. According to research, regular consumption of the fruit by obese adults may lower blood sugar levels and does not negatively impact body weight.
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU), University of Guelph in Canada, Industrial Technology Institute, Colombo and Mysore Resettlement and Development Agency, Erode have jointly developed Hexanal formulation to minimise post-harvest losses of mango.
Road traffic in the Mango area of Jamshedpur was disrupted for over half an hour on Monday after Congress MLA Banna Gupta sat on a dharna in protest against a traffic police officer demanding bribe from drivers.