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Kerala: Forest watcher dies in elephant attack, two severely injured
India

Kerala: Forest watcher dies in elephant attack, two severely injured

A 58-year-old forest watcher was killed and two others were injured when an elephant attacked them in the Walayar forests in Kerala's Palakkad yesterday, officials said.
Odisha: Wild jumbo tramples 5 to death in one night
India

Odisha: Wild jumbo tramples 5 to death in one night

Five people, including a woman and two girls, were killed when a wild elephant strayed into human habitation in different villages of Angul district, officials said today.
Kerala: Elephant brought for housewarming tramples two guests to death
India

Kerala: Elephant brought for housewarming tramples two guests to death

What was supposed to be a jolly occasion for a family in Kerala turned into a nightmare after a temple elephant brought for a housewarming party panicked, ran amok, and ended up killing two elderly people, and injuring nine.
Elephant tusks, weighing 17 kg, seized in Siliguri
India

Elephant tusks, weighing 17 kg, seized in Siliguri

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized nearly 17 kg elephant tusk in Siliguri (West Bengal), according to an official statement issued today.
'Illegal and not permissible': India's only elephant rescue-center gets notice
India

'Illegal and not permissible': India's only elephant rescue-center gets notice

India's only elephant rescue center, run by an NGO in Mathura, has been served a notice by the Central Zoo Authority (CZA) questioning its legality.
Odisha: CM orders inquiry, action against offcials for elephants' electrocution
India

Odisha: CM orders inquiry, action against offcials for elephants' electrocution

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik Sunday ordered an inquiry by the crime branch into the electrocution of seven elephants in Dhenkanal district.
Maharashtra: Elephant freed to hunt man-eater tigress kills woman
India

Maharashtra: Elephant freed to hunt man-eater tigress kills woman

The operation to catch the man-eater tigress of Maharashtra's Yavatmal and her two cubs got into trouble, when an elephant freed for the operation, ran amok and trampled a woman to death at Chahand village in Ralegao tahsil on Wednesday.
Loco-pilots stop train to let herd of elephants pass by
India

Loco-pilots stop train to let herd of elephants pass by

Two locomotive pilots Amar Nath Bhagat and Pawan Kumar stopped the train in northern West Bengal for a noble gesture- they allowed a herd of elephants to pass by.
No more elephant rides in Jim Corbett, Rajaji Reserve
India

No more elephant rides in Jim Corbett, Rajaji Reserve

Those visiting Jim Corbett and Rajaji Tiger Reserve in Uttarakhand in the hope of elephant rides are in for a big disappointment, as Uttarakhand HC has banned the commercial use of jumbos.

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