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Elephants
Opinion  /  Published 20.10.19

Odisha’s dismal performance in wildlife conservation

Sir — India’s ‘wildlife week’ is observed every year between October 2-8, but as a resident of Bhubaneswar, I was greatly disheartened to read that, unlike other states that are rich in fauna,...
By The Telegraph in

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.06.20

Myriad hues of suffering on canvas

Anguish and distress took on many hues in a painting by an artist from Jamshedpur, portraying the silent suffering of a pregnant elephant at Silent Valley National Park in Kerala’s Palakkad distric...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 28.12.19

Jumbos kill 1, destroy 3 houses

One person was killed and houses and crops were destroyed in elephant depredation in Goalpara district in lower Assam in the past 48 hours.On Saturday morning, an elephant entered Dhekiabari Nayapara ...
By Sofikul Ahmed in Goalpara

Opinion  /  Published 22.11.18

Wildlife and the failure of the imagination

The tiger that roams the Indian forests is far away enough from the West, which maybe is why children there can be given a lovable version of it. Tigger, the “bouncy, trouncy, flouncy, pouncy” mem...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty in

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.03.19

Rescued jumbo to find home in Dalma

Captive elephants Champa and Rajni will soon have company as a rescued female jumbo is likely to join them at Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary in a couple of days. The 50-plus elephant and her mahout Sanjay K...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 29.11.19

Tragedy after 8-hour battle of tuskers

Two full-grown tuskers were locked in a fierce fight that lasted eight hours in a Jhargram forest last month before the grievously injured loser retreated, out of the forest officials’ radar. The in...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.12.18

On a rope and a prayer, escape from jumbos

Three night guards in a Dooars tea garden tied a rope to bamboo plants and clung on for over two hours, hanging above a 70ft-deep gorge, to escape from an elephant herd. Binod Baraik, Bishnu Oraon and...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.05.19

More jumbos return home

A herd of over a dozen elephants returned to the Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary after their annual sojourn to the jungles of Bankura and West Midnapore in neighbouring Bengal.The jumbos slipped into the san...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.06.19

Rebel shadow on Dalma cameras

The forest department has put on hold the installation of camera traps at Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary, around 30km from here, as it fears rebels may steal or destroy the gadgets.Thirty camera traps, a re...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.08.19

Elephants begin Bengal journey

Elephants have started bidding adieu, albeit temporarily, to Dalma wildlife sanctuary as a part of their annual migration to neighbouring Bengal.A herd of over a dozen jumbos left for the jungles of W...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur


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