wild elephants

Elephants trample two elderly women to death in Odisha

Two elderly women were killed by wild elephants in a forest near Dudhurkot village within Balimi police limits here on Thursday.

published on : 31st March 2023

Tamil Nadu fixes deadline to get nod for solar fence 

To start with, farm owners will be required to register and obtain post-facto approval for solar fences erected to protect their crops from wild animals. 

published on : 11th March 2023

89 jumbos electrocuted in last 10 years in Tamil Nadu, RTI reveals 

Experts attribute problem to farmers using illegal DC energisers to power solar fences, blame forest dept for delay in issuing guidelines

published on : 8th March 2023

Elephants trample TN man to death

He along with two others were proceeding to Srinivasapuram through a forest path when they came across the herd.

published on : 1st August 2022

To alert travellers on wild jumbos, forest dept makes ‘smart’ move

LED screens installed near Thumboormuzhi, artificial intelligence-aided cameras in forests 

published on : 8th June 2022

Wild elephant scare galvanises Gudalur

Forest dept installing early warning systems; kumki elephants to guard residential areas 

published on : 31st May 2022

Mission incomplete: Jumbos Chinnathambi, Kaleem sent back to Topslip

Residents alleged that the kumkis were brought just as an eye-washer and no chasing activities were done.

published on : 21st May 2022

Jumbo movement: Redesign for Nilgiris road

NHAI asks foresters to identify stretch where elephants were found roaming; move also to make commute easier

published on : 2nd May 2022

Kumki Kaleem drives away jumbos near Kannivadi area in Dindigul range

The Dindigul forest division officials brought kumki Kaleem from Top Slip in Pollachi to drive away a herd of elephants camped in the nearby areas.

published on : 30th April 2022

Barricades fail to stop wild elephants from entering villages in Karnataka's South Kodagu

While the barricades have been lined up in two rows to a height of about seven feet, the gap between the two rows allows elephants ample space to sneak through – especially the young adults. 

published on : 15th April 2022

CPEMC reconstituted with mandate to conserve, protect elephants

The committee will further keep an eye on the implementation of the works under ‘Project Elephant’ and Integrated Development of Wildlife Habitats (IDWH).

published on : 1st April 2022

Herd of wild elephants spread fear in Kerala's Palappilly

There are many calves in the herd including a newborn which makes the task tough for the forest staff.

published on : 22nd March 2022

Nandankanan closed for visitors as two elephants stray into zoo

An official said the elephants entered the zoo by trampling the fences that had been installed temporarily for restoration of the boundary wall, damaged by a wild elephant earlier.

published on : 10th March 2022