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West Bengal  /  Published 05.12.20

Elephant dead in western Dooars, finger at live wire

A wild elephant that strayed into the plantation of a tea estate in western Dooars was found dead on Friday morning, with electrocution suspected as the cause. Though autopsy report is awaited, it se...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.12.20

Two wedding guests electrocuted to death

Two wedding guests were electrocuted to death while another was injured, when a group of invitees perched on top of a bus ferrying all the guests to the venue came in contact with a hanging high tensi...
By in

Calcutta  /  Published 01.12.20

Low-hanging wire kills elephant

V.K. Yadav, the chief wildlife warden of Bengal, said it was “extremely unfortunate” that the elephant died of electrocution. The forest department, he said, is going to set up a task for...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.11.20

Elephant touches live wire, dies

An adult makna or male wild elephant without tusks died of electrocution at Kherkata village under Nagrakata block of Jalpaiguri district on Friday night. Foresters visited the spot and filed a compl...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 31.10.20

Electric shock kills three kids

Three children who were taking part in a religious procession were electrocuted  and 15 were injured in Islampur on Friday. Sources said some residents were moving on a truck with flags atop lon...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 28.10.20

Jolt death finger at Trinamul leader

An 11-year-old schoolgirl of Bagjaan in Maynaguri block died of electrocution while plucking flowers from the home of a Trinamul panchayat member on Monday, the incident sparking tension in the area. ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.09.20

STATE DIGEST: Dead body found in river in Koderma

Sixty-eight people were discharged on Tuesday from various Covid-19 treatment facilities in Dhanbad. Twenty people were discharged from Nirsa Polytechnic, 18 from the railway zonal training institute ...
By Our Bureau in

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.09.20

Elephant dies of electrocution

An elephant died of electrocution in Ranchi’s Khalari block on Saturday morning after coming in contact with a high-tension wire placed by villagers at a farm to generate power for watering the ...
By Our Correpondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 04.09.20

Calcutta HC case on animal killings

Calcutta High Court on Thursday started a suo motu case on killings of elephants, bison and birds in north Bengal forests. A division bench headed by Chief Justice T.B.N. Radhakrishnan observed that ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.08.20

Elephant dead near live wires

The carcass of a wild elephant was recovered from a farmland in Banarhat, Jalpaiguri district, on Friday. Binnaguri Wildlife Squad officials suspect electrocution as they found live wires near the sp...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri


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