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The train was derailed and several tankers began spilling fuel, police said, adding that they set up a cordon to prevent villagers trying to salvage the oil.
Around 300 metres of the India-Bangladesh border in Karimganj’s Lathitilla area was kept open for the movement of wild elephants.
The authorities in the southern Assam district of Karimganj in Barak Valley are taking a slew of measures to thwart the ‘infiltration’ of Bangladeshi jumbos.
For Arjuna, the elephant which carries the howdah during Dasara festivities in Mysuru, this whopping 400 kg seems to be ideal.
Unlike previous years, when six elephants were taking part in the inaugural, five elephants were brought in this time.
After years of running free in the forest reserves of Karnataka, the three young elephants were among 11 pachyderms shifted to Dudhwa National Park in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur district in May.
The policy is taken under the name of Deputy Conservator of Forest (Wildlife). The policy is valid from September 2 to October 31.
The apex court had a few weeks ago termed as "barbaric" the use of spikes and fireballs to drive away elephants and had directed the states to desist from using such methods.
The increase in the infrastructure and expanse of railway network through elephant corridors have severely impacted the existence of elephants.
Sadly, poaching of smaller wild animals, reptiles and birds generally goes unreported.
Rourkela Assistant Conservator of Forest (ACF) Dilip Sahu said the incident occurred at about 9 pm when a herd of eight elephants surrounded their mud house near Karamdihi forest.
A herd of wild elephants attacked an autorickshaw at Bajjegolli near Siddapura in Madikeri on Sunday.
Amid the denserainforestss of the Western Ghats, a traditional community of elephant trainers, the mahouts, reside in Sakrebailu.
The three-day ‘ashtamangala devaprasnam’, which concluded here on Sunday, felt the need for the continued use of elephant for the annual 10-day festival of the Lord Ayyappa temple.
Man-animal conflict has been a persistent problem in Sarguja in north Chhattisgarh, where marauding wild elephant herds have claimed dozens of lives in.