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Renovation of Kottur Rehabilitation Centre for Elephants: Work to start next month

 Wide elephant bathing area along with 'elephant viewing area' facilitating the public to watch them taking a shower, a speciality veterinary clinic and more is planned.

published on : 21st January 2019

Two elephants electrocuted in Bengal

The local administration alleged that non-rectification of sagging lines over a vast field in West Midnapore district's Gurguripal area caused the tragedy.

published on : 13th January 2019

Leased and subleased, Kerala’s elephants overexploited

Jumbos are carted from place to place in open trucks, made to walk on tarred roads and endure long hours of noisy parades amidst the din of fireworks.

published on : 11th December 2018

48 captive elephants recorded in Thiruvananthapuram

The one day census in Thiruvananthapuram was carried out on Thursday by seven teams comprising section forest officers and veterinary doctors.

published on : 1st December 2018

Activists welcome ban on elephant shows in circuses

Out of 35 circuses in India, only 10 to 12 of them have permission to use captive elephants.

published on : 1st December 2018

‘Mortality rate of tigers, elephants in Karnataka not alarming’ 

Death of three elephants and two tigers in Karnataka due to varying reasons in past one week has triggered concerns.

published on : 30th November 2018

Elephant dies after being hit by goods train in Odisha; officials yet to wake up

The incident took place on Wednesday night when 10 elephants were crossing the railway tracks near Sadar forest range and the empty goods train was heading towards Nayagarh from Jakhapura.

published on : 22nd November 2018

India's first elephant hospital opens in Mathura

Located close to the elephant conservation and care centre, the hospital is designed to treat injured, sick or geriatric elephants and is equipped with a medical hoist for lifting elephants.

published on : 16th November 2018

Elevated structures will pose serious threat to Asiatic elephants, says Forest Department

The Save Bandipur Campaign continues with protesters agitating against the Centre’ elevated road proposal for the tiger reserve.

published on : 11th November 2018

CESU official, two forest department personnel held for deaths of seven elephants

According to the agency's officers, an 11-kv power line was left sagging near Kamalanga village since last several months. Besides this, an electricity pole near the accident site was also tilted.

published on : 3rd November 2018

Karnataka: After jumbos raid fields, villagers worship their footprints

For the elephants, which were forced to depart the fields of the two farmers, the raids are now continuing in other greener pastures outside the forest area.

published on : 27th October 2018

Two elephants die in another Sri Lanka train collision

Speed restrictions are imposed on trains passing through elephant habitats but these are difficult to enforce.

published on : 21st October 2018

Kerala’s ‘jumbo’ problem: 245 wild elephant deaths on forest fringes

Wild and captive. The elephant conservation challenge for Kerala is two-pronged.

published on : 21st October 2018

Sujatha Gidla wins Shakti Bhatt award

She worked as a researcher in the department of applied physics at IIT-Madras and then moved to the US when she was 26. She works as a conductor on the New York City subway system.

published on : 20th October 2018

Elephant herd enters Koraput, damages crops

Panic has gripped several villages on Odisha-Andhra Pradesh border in Koraput district following havoc created by a herd of elephants.

published on : 24th September 2018
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