Elephant

Odisha government sanctions Rs 1.21 crore for elephant corridors

Under the project, the division will set up protection camps and water bodies, install solar street lights and provide alternative sources of livelihood to forest dwellers in the affected areas.

published on : 17th July 2019

369 people killed in elephant attacks in Odisha since 2015

BK Arukha said the tuskers are entering into human habitation areas due to dwindling forests, owing to different developmental activities.

published on : 16th July 2019

Sexagenarian, minor trampled to death by elephant herd in Jharkhand

Around 12 huts were also damaged in the incident, that occurred at Koshi-Kanjhia village

published on : 16th July 2019

New elephant corridor opened in Karnataka's Chamarajanagar

This was an ongoing effort by the forest department to reduce instances of human-elephant conflict in the Karnataka.

published on : 15th July 2019

Kerala government to set up Rs 105 crore elephant rehabilitation centre

The rehab centre would house an elephant museum, mahout training centre, a well-equipped veterinary hospital and crematorium for the pachyderms.

published on : 14th July 2019

Woman trampled to death by elephant in Chhattisgarh

The region has witnessed the killing of several tribals and widespread damage to houses and crops by rogue elephants.

published on : 14th July 2019

Experts suggest to regulate pilgrim trekking in Karnataka Forces, avoid conflict and human fatality

In the last two days, one person has lost his life and one more injured in separate elephants attacks reported in M M Hills.

published on : 12th July 2019

Three elephants electrocuted in West Bengal

Local residents complained to the forest officials that they had informed about the local electric supply office about the sagging high-tension wire.

published on : 11th July 2019

Black pepper solution for Assam farmers battered by raiding jumbos

The black pepper solution is the brainchild of Diya Foundation, an NGO which says the farmers’ income has risen by 30-40 per cent.

published on : 9th July 2019

Finally, wild tusker Chinna Thambi is free after training

Deputy Director of ATR A S Marimuthu said that Chinna Thambi learnt to obey most of the 42 commands developed using Urdu and Malayalam.

published on : 30th June 2019

Assam keeps in abeyance order on transport of elephants to Gujarat 

The decision comes a day after a committee of vets had submitted a report to the forest department advising against the animals’ transit.

published on : 27th June 2019

Karnataka HC seeks affidavit on elephant camp facilities

The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday asked the state to file an affidavit regarding the number of elephant camps run by the state and facilities provided at these camps.

published on : 26th June 2019

Gauhati HC directs Assam’s forest department to pass fresh order on transporting elephants to Gujarat

After Assam Addl. AG submitted that air-conditioned wagons for the jumbos’ transport were not available, the bench directed for fresh orders.

published on : 25th June 2019

Assam government’s move to transport four elephants to Gujarat comes a cropper, at least for now

Gauhati HC bench asked clarification from Centre in regard to the operation of a 2016 SC interim order stating persons in possession of elephants shall not transfer them outside the state.

published on : 24th June 2019

Pinarayi inaugurates first phase of Kottoor jumbo rehab centre

The centre will be upgraded to global standards at a cost of Rs 108 crore in two phases.

published on : 24th June 2019
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