Elephant Death
Jharkhand  /  Published 05.02.21

Bid to detain train over jumbo deaths

“The railway officials said that the parcel train was carrying essential commodities and the driver had changed duties. “We have asked them to find out from their official records about t...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.02.21

Speeding train kills 2 tuskers

Restoration work at the spot of mishap got completed around 9am after which train services in the section resumed. Death of jumbos in train accident continues to be a serious issue. Though several at...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshdepur

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.01.21

Tusker dies in Palamau

Forest officials launched a probe when the carcass of a 60-year-old female was recovered from the Ramandag forest range in compartment 3 of the south division of Palamau Tiger Reserve. The decomposed...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

India  /  Published 22.01.21

Report sought on captive jumbo death

The Latehar district administration in Jharkhand has asked officials of the Palamau Tiger Reserve under Betla National Park to submit a report at the earliest on the lapses that led to the killing of ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 19.12.20

Arrest sparks 6-hour roadblock

In a rare move, the police arrested an assistant manager of a tea estate in the Dooars on Friday for stealing power and putting up illegal electrified fences around the garden area, which they said ha...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri


North East  /  Published 10.12.20

Jumbo deaths spur vaccination plan

The death of two female elephants due to anthrax in Upper Assam’s Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary has prompted the state government to launch a vaccination drive within a 5km radius from where ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

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

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 06.11.20

Fatal fall for jumbo calf in tea estate drain

A one-and-half month old elephant calf died after it fell into a drain in the plantations of a tea estate located in the Nagrakata block of Jalpaiguri early on Thursday. Forest officers said the anim...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.11.20

STATE DIGEST: Tusker dies in Giridih

Protests by villagers have stalled the construction of a road that would allow the smooth transportation of coal in Chatra’s Tandwa.  The villagers claim that the proposed road poses risks...
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