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Complaint against Haryana Tourism for using elephant


August 20th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 20 (IANS) Wildlife activists have lodged an FIR against the owner of an elephant and the manager of the Haryana State Tourism Corporation's Dabchik restaurant complex at Hodal ... Read more...

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India returns Bangladeshi jumbo


May 20th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 20 (IANS) An elephant that entered Tripura last month from neighbouring Bangladesh and triggered panic among the people in various parts of the state has been handed over ... Read more...

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‘Lack of political will behind conservation woes’ (With Image)


May 19th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Lack of political will is adding to the survival woes of large Asiatic mammals, including rhinoceros, one of the most intriguing beasts in nature's life ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi Jumbo triggers panic in Agartala


April 16th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 16 (IANS) An elephant, that entered the northeastern state of Tripura from neighbouring Bangladesh, has triggered panic among people in Agartala, a senior forest official said here Monday.The ... Read more...

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The new ’spicy’ face of Goa’s monsoon tourism


July 24th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 24 (IANS) Now you can 'spice' up your trip to Goa in the monsoons - not by going to a beach but by heading for a spice farm ... Read more...

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Elephant undergoes dental surgery in Kerala


November 12th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
By Juhan SamuelTriprayar (Kerala), Nov.12 (ANI): An elephant in Kerala's Tripayar town underwent cosmetic dental surgery.The elephant was suffering from a crack in its tusk for the past five years, which ... Read more...

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Robert Pattinson’s Elephant incident


September 4th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Robert Pattinson escaped being crushed by an elephant while shooting for his upcoming movie. Pattinson is the heartthrob for millions of fans all over the ... Read more...

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Elephant tramples Jharkhand official to death


August 3rd, 2010 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 3 (IANS) An angry elephant trampled a forest official to death in Jharkhand's Jamtara district, police said Tuesday. K.K. Pandey, a forest ranger of Jamtara, was trying to calm down the ... Read more...

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Elephant causes traffic snarl in Kolkata


June 4th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) An elephant leisurely meandering through the crowded streets of south Kolkata brought traffic to a grinding halt. A constable on the duty near the busy Gariahat Crossing signalled ... Read more...

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Locals agitate over elephant killing in Bengal


April 25th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) People of Nayagram town in West Bengal's West Midnapore district staged a demonstration Sunday protesting against forest department officials shooting dead an elephant and injuring another. While the forest ... Read more...

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Elephantine problems on the sets of Jamuniya


April 15th, 2010 - 11:03 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):There's something about producer Yash Patnaik that he's not proving to be popular with large creatures. Not too long ago, a camel gave tough time to Patnaik ... Read more...

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Baby elephant dies in Alipore zoo


April 2nd, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) A baby elephant died of diarrhoea in the Alipore Zoological Garden here Friday, a forest department official said. The four-month-old ailing elephant had been given five bottles of saline ... Read more...

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Love turns fatal as jumbos clash over female


March 30th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 30 (IANS) A tragic love story played out in the jungles of Chhattisgarh when two male jumbos clashed for several hours over a female elephant, eventually killing one of them, ... Read more...

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Safari elephant attacks tourists at Kaziranga, five injured


March 15th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 15 (IANS) An elephant attacked a jeep ferrying tourists from a wildlife safari and injured all five of them at the famed Kaziranga National Park in Assam Monday. "A jeep ... Read more...

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Migrating elephant from India kills 11 in Nepal


December 9th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 9 (IANS) An enraged male elephant, which began its long winter odyssey in northeast India, has killed 11 people as well as two animals in Nepal in a ... Read more...

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Zoo pachyderm release should be closely monitored: Experts


November 19th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 19 (IANS) The release of zoo elephants into wildlife parks should be closely monitored as they could end up creating difficulties for their peers in the wild, say experts in ... Read more...

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Sick baby elephant dies in West Bengal


August 16th, 2009 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) A four-month-old sick elephant calf, which was rescued from a riverside in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district last month, died Sunday at a wildlife camp, a senior state forest ... Read more...

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Monsoon rejuvenation therapy for jumbos begins in Kerala


July 18th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
By Juhan SamuelThrissur ( Kerala), July 18 (ANI): Elephants in Thrissur in Kerala, start the monsoon month with long rejuvenation therapy during which they are kept away from hard labour and fed ... Read more...

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Elephant dies of electrocution near Coimbatore


July 10th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, July 10 (ANI): An elephant that trespassed onto agricultural lands, was found dead at a village near Narasipuram in Coimbatore on Thursday.According to villagers, the elephant was aged around 40 years ... Read more...

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Elephant rescued from a ditch in West Bengal


May 31st, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Jalpaiguri, May 31 (ANI): Forest rangers in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri District have rescued an elephant that had fallen into a ditch.The elephant was passing through this route when it slipped and fell ... Read more...

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One killed in elephant attack in West Bengal


May 3rd, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) One person was killed when an elephant went berserk in West Bengal's Bankura district Sunday, police said. "Rasomoy Das was trampled to death when an elephant attacked residents of ... Read more...

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Elephant kills one, injures 19 at Kochi’’s Ernakulam Shiva Temple


February 6th, 2009 - 8:11 pm ICT by ANI
By Juhan SamuelKochi (Kerala), Feb.6 (ANI): At least one woman was killed and 19 others injured when one of the seven elephants, brought to the Ernakulam Shiva Temple as part of ... Read more...

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Fearing berserk elephants, defence ministry bans them from R-Day parade


January 21st, 2009 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Gaily caparisoned elephants have traditionally carried bravery award winning children during the Jan 26 Republic Day parade but a pachyderm going berserk during the event last year ... Read more...

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Rogue elephant ostracised


March 23rd, 2008 - 10:41 pm ICT by admin
By Kamna Mathur Dudhwa (Lakhimppur) Uttar Pradesh, March 23 (ANI): Elephants at the Dudhwa National Park have punished an elephant with isolation who had turned a nuisance for all due to its ... Read more...

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ounded jumbo battling for life in Tamil Nadu


March 6th, 2008 - 11:37 am ICT by admin
By Jaikumar Wodapatti (Dharmapuri) (Tamil Nadu), March 6 (ANI): An elephant that was found badly wounded near Wodapatti, a place near the Karnataka border, last week is battling helplessly for its life. Forest ... Read more...

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Wounded jumbo battling for life in Tamil Nadu


March 5th, 2008 - 7:55 pm ICT by admin
Wodapatti (Dharmapuri) (Tamil Nadu), March 5 (ANI): An elephant that was found badly wounded near Wodapatti, a place near the Karnataka border, last week is battling helplessly for its life. Forest rangers, ... Read more...

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Special oil massage for jumbos at Lucknow zoo


January 25th, 2008 - 9:00 pm ICT by admin
Lucknow, Jan.25 (ANI): While the entire north India is under cold wave, the jumbos at a zoo here are being given a special oil massage to prevent them from chill. The mahouts ... Read more...

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