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Four elephants run over by speeding train in Jharsuguda

Jharsuguda: Four elephants were killed after a train hit them at the railway track crossing near Bagdihi forest range in Jharsuguda district today. According to reports, when the herd comprising of one tusker, two female elephants and a…

Elephant menace grips Champua range in Keonjhar district

Keonjhar: A herd of 53 elephants from Jharkhand are on a damaging spree in Patala village near Kaliprasad forest under Champua range in Keonjhar district. The jumbos have so far destroyed three houses apart from damaging paddy and maize…

Elephant menace grips Narayanpur range in Gajapati district

Bhubaneswar: A heard of seven elephants have sneaked into Narayanpur range in Gajapati district causing worry among the locals. As per reports, the heard has been moving in Burujhuli, Badakuturi, Sanakuturi, Jemadeipur, Wailpadu, Adangi,…

Unique methods to keep elephants away from human settlements

Rourkela: Unique methods like use of LED lights with siren and bio-acoustics are being used by Forest department to keep elephants away from human settlements in interior areas of Odisha's Sundergarh district. The new techniques are put…

Jumbo herd tramples woman to death, destroys houses

Sundergarh: A herd of wild elephant today wrecked havoc in Lulukidhi village under Sadar range of the district. The herd destroyed seven thatched houses and trampled an elderly woman to death at the village. The forest department rushed…

393 elephants died in Odisha in 5 years

Bhubaneswar: As many as 393 elephants have died in the past five years in Odisha, Forests and Environment Minister Bikram Keshari Arukh said on Tuesday. The minister did not elaborate how the pachyderms died. However, according to a senior…

Two elephants electrocuted in Athagarh

Athagarh: In the latest case of its kind in the state, two elephants were killed after coming in contact with a live electric wire at Bairi range in Tangi under the Athagarh forest division on Monday. According to sources, the two…