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Elephants
Jharkhand  /  Published 24.09.20

Elephants use 3 corridors to reach Hazaribagh: Regional conservator

Elephants use three corridors to reach Hazaribagh every year, regional chief conservator of forests (Hazaribagh range) Sanjeev Kumar said on Thursday while asking people to remain alert during this ti...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.09.20

Jumbos from Bengal on rampage in Chandil

A lone male tusker has created havoc in villages situated in bordering areas of Hazaribagh, Giridih and Bokaro. On Wednesday, it killed a 45-year-old Parvati Devi while she was sitting in front of he...
By Jayesh Thaker, Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Jamshedpur, Hazaribagh

West Bengal  /  Published 08.09.20

Tea workers stare at jumbo housing problem

Elephants marauding tea gardens of the Dooars and Terai leave behind a trail of despair for tea workers. Reason: if their quarters at tea gardens are damaged by elephants, they get no compensation fr...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.20

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

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.09.20

Elephants on rampage in Bokaro's Gomia block

The herd, which comprised 22 elephants, including four calves, later left for a nearby forest.  “The maize crop in a few acres was destroyed by the herd,” said Moti Mahto, a villager...
By Our Correspondent in Bokaro

India  /  Published 08.08.20

Seed balls to grow a forest for jumbos

Forest officials in Odisha’s Cuttack are hurling soil balls stuffed with bamboo seeds into vacant areas inside a forest so that elephants can have their favourite food when they grow into plants...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

North East  /  Published 29.07.20

Trunk calls get jumbos food

A flood-hit Assam village along the Brahmaputra is in the limelight for reasons other than the deluge and Covid-19: its residents have played benefactor to a herd of elephants stuck on a chapori (sand...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.07.20

Jumbo herd plays hide-and-seek in Chandil

A herd of 23 elephants from Bengal is giving sleepless nights to foresters and villagers of the Chandil forest range in Seraikela-Kharsawan, playing hide-and-seek with them and damaging crops. S...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 23.07.20

Jumbo electrocuted in Jalpaiguri

An adult makna (male without tusks) elephant that entered the Bamandanga-Tondu tea estate in Jalpaiguri was fatally electrocuted before daybreak on Wednesday. Foresters said it came in touch with a p...
By Our Correspondent in Malda

Calcutta  /  Published 09.07.20

Trucks, drones to watch tuskers

The forest department on Wednesday unveiled four mini trucks, which will ferry men and equipment to control marauding elephants. Every truck, called Airavat, is GPS-enabled and comes with a drone to ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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