elephants

Production house behind Vijay's 'Varisu' gets show cause notice for using elephants without permission

As per Rule 7(2) of the Performing Animals (Registration) Rules, 2001, it is necessary to obtain prior permission for using performing animals in films.

published on : 24th November 2022

Southern Railway begins work on underpass for jumbos in Madukkarai

Once completed, the underpass will help to prevent wild elephants from crossing the railway tracks, in search of water and food, and getting hit by trains.

published on : 23rd November 2022

Herd of elephants damages crops in parts of Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor

According to the reports, the elephant herd was first spotted in Gollapalle in the late hours on Friday, when they were roaming around the fields.

published on : 21st November 2022

After drinking 'mahua' liquor, 24 elephants sleep for hours in Odisha forest

Forest department personnel after reaching the spot in the jungle under the Patana forest range had to beat drums to wake the herd up.

published on : 10th November 2022

Coimbatore forest dept uses acoustic device to keep elephants at bay

The device, when connected with a solar panel, will emit disturbing noises of 4khZ at an interval of 10 seconds, after dusk, which can be heard up 100 metres.

published on : 10th November 2022

After drinking 'mahua' liquor, 24 elephants sleep for hours in Odisha forest

Forest department personnel after reaching the spot in the jungle under the Patana forest range had to beat drums to wake the herd up.

published on : 9th November 2022

Jumbo attacks: Farmers demand revival of trench, compensation hike

Range officer of Betnoti Ghanashyam Singh informed that a herd of 63 elephants has strayed out from Jharkhand and is roaming in the Tilda forest.

published on : 4th November 2022

Three firms in race to install AI system to track elephants in Madukkarai in Tamil Nadu

Coimbatore forest division staff has been increased to monitor the movement of elephants around the clock in Madukkarai.

published on : 31st October 2022

Rourkeka: Jumbo herd near railway track, officials on toes

Rourkela divisional forest officer (DFO) Yeswant Sethi said the herd had arrived from the adjacent forest in Jharkhand and reached the D cabin area on the wee hours of Monday. 

published on : 26th October 2022

Hanging solar wire fence to save elephants in Odisha

To curb elephant deaths in rail accidents, the Keonjhar forest division has begun installation of hanging solar wire fences on a pilot basis in Joda area of the district.

published on : 10th October 2022

Sambalpur: Two elephants die of suspected pesticide poisoning

Earlier on June 21, an elephant had died due to bullet injuries at Samplahara village under Sambalpur forest division.

published on : 7th October 2022

Jumbo raids: Villagers detain forest staff in Odisha

The herd, after entering the area on Tuesday night damaged five houses in Puruna Deo Gaon and Haldia village.  

published on : 22nd September 2022

Andhra Pradesh farmer injured in elephant attack

A farmer sustained injuries after a  herd of wild elephants attacked him in his field at Ganesh Puram in Kuppam mandal of Chittoor district late on Sunday.

published on : 20th September 2022

Environment ministry creating genetic database of captive elephants to curb illegal trade: Officials

A large number of captive elephants in India are privately owned and a majority of them are used for commercial or ceremonial purposes and rituals.

published on : 19th September 2022

Chhattisgarh: Two killed in elephant attacks in Surajpur

According to the forest department, more than 210 people were killed in elephant attacks in the state in the last three years.

published on : 18th September 2022

Nutritious diet: Arjuna gains 160kg in a month

He is followed by Gopalaswamy with 5,460 kg who has gained 320 kg in a month as he was 5,140 kg on August 11.

published on : 10th September 2022

Make proposed Joint Task Force broad-based, Orissa HC tells government

DGP’s affidavit says JTF will look into cases of poaching apart from death of elephants

published on : 26th August 2022

Two elephants electrocuted, Odisha deptartments exchange blame

The two, about 25-year-old, were part of a group of nine elephants roaming Judia under Sanaghagara forests.

published on : 26th August 2022

Foresters ‘steal’ sugarcane to feed two elephants in Karnataka

The farmer, Raju Kanbarkar, found out about it when he visited his field later in the morning. He alleged that foresters have cut fully grown sugarcane.

published on : 26th August 2022

Two elephants electrocuted in Odisha's Keonjhar district

A group entered the OUAT premises and came in contact with 11 kV wire which led to their death. 

published on : 25th August 2022
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