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Two elephants killed by train in Odisha, driver held


August 16th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 16 (IANS) Two elephants were killed after being hit by a speeding goods train in Odisha's Keonjhar district, officials said Thursday. The driver of the train has been ... Read more...

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Wild tuskers rampage through Chhattisgarh villages, cause panic


June 27th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 27 (IANS) Panic has spread as at least two persons have been trampled to death and several houses damaged by herds of wild elephants rampaging in Sarguja forest ... Read more...

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Bengal to set up rescue centres for stray jumbos


March 27th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 27 (IANS) In a bid to reduce man-elephant conflict and rehabilitate jumbos driven away from the herd, the West Bengal government is planning to set up two 'Elephant ... Read more...

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Jharkhand’s anti-Maoist push drives tuskers wild


September 16th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 16 (IANS) Anti-Maoist operations in Jharkhand have caused a herd of elephants to migrate from Saranda jungle, bordering the districts of West Singhbhum and Simdega, and damage standing ... Read more...

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Sup with tribals, explore wilderness - northeast beckons (With Images)


May 17th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Imagine waking up in a Naga home, amid tribals who were once known for the practice of head hunting, and plucking tea leaves or lemons ... Read more...

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Tusker kills man cycling to work


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) A 42-year-old man, riding a bicycle to work, was trampled to death by an elephant in West Bengal's Bankura district Tuesday morning, police said. Ritu Lal Yadav was ... Read more...

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Two killed by jumbos in Jharkhand


January 23rd, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 23 (IANS) A woman and her daughter were trampled to death by a herd of elephants in Jharkhand's Gumla district Sunday, an official said.The herd attacked Karni village under Dumri ... Read more...

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Herd of wild jumbos kill two in Jharkhand


January 4th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 4 (IANS) Two people were trampled upon by a herd of wild elephants in Jharkhand's Gumla district, officials said Tuesday."A herd of elephant trampled two people in Barnanga village of ... Read more...

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Elephants cause havoc in Jalpaiguri’s tea estate


December 8th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
By Tarak SarkarJalpaiguri (West Bengal), Dec.8 (ANI): A herd of 40 elephant caused havoc in a tea estate in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district.On Tuesday, the wild herd damaged large tracts of tea ... Read more...

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Trying to save young ones, seven elephants mowed down by train


September 23rd, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jalpaiguri (West Bengal), Sep 23 (IANS) When two baby elephants got trapped on a rail track here, more pachyderms rushed in to help - but little did they know that a speeding ... Read more...

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Suman takes a walk on the wild side


September 16th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Actor Suman Banerjee has a special love for North Bengal and he has always been passionate about the particular part of the state. Right now the actor is ... Read more...

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Woman trampled to death by elephants


July 22nd, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 22 (IANS) A woman was trampled to death by a herd of elephants and another injured in Jharkhand's Gumla district Thursday, police said. The herd of elephants, which entered Gonmar village ... Read more...

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Elephant census conducted in Orissa


April 24th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar (Orissa), Apr 24 (ANI): Forest rangers and game wardens of the Wildlife Department conducted a comprehensive elephant census in Orissa.Around 10,000 personnel were deployed in this survey done in the reserve ... Read more...

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Trains, electric wires slay Jharkhand jumbos


April 9th, 2010 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
By Nityanand Shukla Ranchi, April 9 (IANS) As many as 103 elephants have died in Jharkhand since 2001. Many of the unsuspecting jumbos were run over by fast trains or struck down by ... Read more...

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Elephants from Nepal kill 1, injure eight in Uttar Pradesh


February 25th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 25 (IANS) One person was killed and several injured when a herd of elephants which had apparently strayed in from Nepal went on a rampage in a village in ... Read more...

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Orange County Tornado Brings Life To A Standstill


January 20th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri California, Jan 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) California was ravaged by an Orange County tornado that brought the life to a standstill. High wind accompanied the tornado. The weather experts are trying ... Read more...

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Assam villagers terrorised by wild elephants


December 19th, 2009 - 8:16 pm ICT by ANI
Hatighar Pathar (Assam), Dec 19 (ANI): A herd of about 80 wild elephants have been camping at Hatighar Pathar areas of Assam for the past two months, posing a threat to human ... Read more...

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Elephants worship Lord Ganesha in Mudumalai


August 24th, 2009 - 8:55 pm ICT by ANI
By Jehova GMudumalai (Tamil Nadu), Aug.24 (ANI): A group of elephants on Monday worshipped Lord Ganesha at a temple in Mudumalai on the occasion of the ongoing 10-day Ganesha festival. The unique annual ... Read more...

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Baby elephant rescued by forest rangers in Dooars region of W Bengal


August 2nd, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Tinjhora (WB), Aug 2 (ANI): Forest rangers from Chapramari Reserve Forest in West Bengal rescued a calf elephant believed to be around 15 months, after it had got separated from the herd ... Read more...

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Elephant-human clashes in Malawi force mass translocation


June 5th, 2009 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 5 (DPA) The government of Malawi is teaming up with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to move over 60 elephants from a densely-populated area where at least 10 ... Read more...

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Wild elephants trample three to death in Jharkhand


March 13th, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 13 (IANS) Three villagers were trampled to death and one person was injured when a herd of wild elephants rampaged through a village in Ramgarh district of Jharkhand Friday, the ... Read more...

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Elephants kill one in Jharkhand


December 4th, 2008 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 4 (IANS) One person was killed and two got injured when about 20 elephants went on a rampage in the Chaibasa district of Jharkhand, a forest official said Thursday. The ... Read more...

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Elephants trample two to death in Jharkhand


November 24th, 2008 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 24 (IANS) Rampaging tuskers trampled two people to death in Khuti district of Jharkhand Monday, the police said. According to the police, a herd of elephants entered into Husir village, ... Read more...

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Real-life African Mowgli cuddles elephants, leopards, ostriches


November 13th, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 13 (ANI): A girl who was born in the wilds of Namibia in 1990 may be called the real-life Mowgli, Rudyard Kiplings young hero in The Jungle Book, as ... Read more...

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Elephants trample two to death in Jharkhand


September 20th, 2008 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 19 (IANS) Two people were trampled to death and one was injured as elephants entered a village in Jharkhand's Ramgarh district Friday and went on the rampage, attacking people and ... Read more...

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Paris Hilton denies standing up for drunk Indian elephants


November 29th, 2007 - 4:11 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 29 (ANI): Paris Hilton has dismissed reports that she had spoken on behalf of the plight of drunk elephants in India.Recently, British tabloid the Daily Star came out with reports ... Read more...

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Elephants spread havoc in West Bengal village


November 21st, 2007 - 5:08 pm ICT by admin
Mangaldihi, (West Bengal), Nov 21 (ANI): Two persons were injured in a village in West Bengals Birbhum District while chasing away a herd of elephants, that went on rampage in paddy fields. Mangaldihi ... Read more...

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Wildlife authorities to coerce rampaging jumbos out of Andhra Pradesh


November 14th, 2007 - 2:53 am ICT by admin
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