Jharkhand  /  Published 22.09.20

Elephant tramples woman to death

A forest department team reached the spot and used crackers to make the elephant come out of the pond. Acting out of fear, it ran through Barhmoriya, reaching Patel’s house in Banaso, eventually...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.09.20

Jumbo alarm to curb human deaths

Aniders is a device that works like a mechanised scarecrow. “Existing methods like electric fences are no longer efficient and lead to animal casualties. The Aniders device works like a mechani...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

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

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.09.20

Inspection train mows down tusker

A wild elephant was hit by a speeding train and killed on the Howrah-Mumbai main line in the Saranda forest area of West Singhbhum, about 190 km from here in the wee hours of Thursday. ...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 14.09.20

Tusker dead, live wire suspected

The carcass of an adult tusker was found in an agricultural field in West Midnapore’s Salboni forest region on Monday morning, marking the second such incident in the district in three days. Vi...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Salboni

Calcutta  /  Published 12.09.20

Elephant calf drowns, herd turns back

An elephant calf drowned in a river in West Midnapore in the early hours of Saturday, forest officials said. The calf, less than a month old, was part of a herd that was crossing the Tamal, a river s...
By Debraj Mitra, Anshuman Phadikar in

West Bengal  /  Published 11.09.20

Jumbo rage triggers protest

A team of foresters who had been to a village near the Gorumara National Park in Jalpaiguri following an elephant depredation was gheraoed by the residents for three hours on Friday. The team led by ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 29.08.20

Yuvraj brings jumbo joy to state

The number of pet elephants of the state forest department reached 111 — Nelson in cricketing parlance — on Saturday as Yuvraj was born at the  Gorumara National Park of Jalpaiguri. ...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri, Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 28.08.20

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

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.08.20

Jumbo found dead in Jharkhand last week

When forest officials of Ranchi observed World Elephant Day on August 12 for motivating people to help conserve and protect elephants from various threats they face, they found a grown up male elephan...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi


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