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Bee-fence to Keep Jumbo Herds Off Human Settlements In Odisha

The ever occurring man-elephant conflict in Odisha has forced the forest department to deploy bees to ward off elephants from destroying crops and properties

Labourer Dies, Two Others Injured In Elephant Attack In Odisha's Sambalpur
Labourer Dies, Two Others Injured In Elephant Attack In Odisha's Sambalpur

Fadi a house where kendu leaves are collected, stored and Processing, Binding and Bagging (PBB) activities are done.

Elephant Attack Kills 4 In Odisha

Bargarh: As many as four persons were trampled to death by wild tuskers in different areas of the State on Wednesday. According to reports, three persons including an elderly man…

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Odisha: Woman Killed In Elephant Attack In Keonjhar

Keonjhar: In an unfortunate incident, an elderly woman was killed after an elephant attacked her in the courtyard of her house at Jagmohanpur under Telkoi forest range in the district last night. The deceased has been identified as Janaki Padhan, the widow of Dibakar Padhan. The tusker wreaked havoc in the village for the last […]

Odisha: Toddler Trampled To Death By Elephant in Sundargarh, Mother Serious

Sundargarh: Jumbo menace continues to haunt residents in several parts of Odisha as a wild elephant trampled a one and half year old girl to death in Hatibari village in the district on Wednesday night. According to sources, the incident occurred when the toddler was returning home with her mother after attending a marriage reception […]

Angul: Locals Block Road After Man Killed In Elephant Attack
Angul: Farmer Killed In Elephant Attack, Locals Block Road For Compensation

Angul: Residents of Srirampur village in Pallahara area here staged a road block following the death of a man in an elephant attack late on Friday night. The deceased has been identified as Anadi Handiari. According to sources, Handiari was attacked by the jumbo when he was guarding his agricultural land. He died on the […]

Odisha Farmers Spend Nights On Trees To Save Crops From Elephants

Berhampur: The farmers in Mujagada Forest Range under North Ghumusar Forest division in Ganjam district are forced to live on trees to save their crops from the constant threat of elephants. As per the allegations of locals, despite repeated complaints, the Forest department is yet to take any action to ensure protection from elephants, forcing […]

Jumbo Herd Wreaks Havoc In Mayurbhanj

Mayurbhanj : A herd of marauding elephants caused enormous damage to property as well as crops at Chanchabani village under Karanjia forest range of Mayurbhanj district. The herd comprising 22 elephants of several age groups have strayed into the residential area leaving the people in a state of panic for the last 11 days. According […]

Elephant Attack: Woman Dies, Crops Damaged In Odisha

Dhenkanal/Balasore: At least two incidents of elephant attack have been reported in Dhenkanal and Balasore districts of the State on Saturday. As per reports, a woman was trampled to death by an elephant in Kamakhyanagar (western range) area under Dhenkanal Forest Division today morning. The deceased has been identified as Natramani, wife of Madhab Sahoo […]

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Man-Elephant Conflicts Resurface In Odisha Amid Covid Lockdown

Sambalpur: A woman died after allegedly being trampled to death by a wild elephant at Hitasar village under Naktideul Forest Range in Sambalpur district today. The deceased identified as Pramila Dehuri, had gone to her farmland in the morning when she was attacked by an elephant. The incident which was the second death being reported […]

Wild Tusker In Bhubaneswar Outskirts: Forest Dept Drives Jumbo Back To Chandaka Forest

Bhubaneswar: After reportedly killing at least four persons in Pipili and Khurda forest divisions, the wild tusker was spotted near Ghatikia on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar on Monday. A massive operation was launched today by forest department to drive back the pachyderm back into the Chandaka forest. Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Hari Shankar Upadhyay […]

Stray Elephant On Rampage: 4 Killed, 3 Critical In Puri

Puri: An wild elephant went on rampage killing at least four persons and critically injuring three others in Puri district of Odisha on Sunday. As per reports, the tusker reportedly strayed into the human habitation from Kuapada forest under Delang block of Puri district late last night and reportedly trampled four persons to death. The […]

Tranquiliser Team Of Nandankanan Zoo To Capture Elephant In Jajpur

Jajpur: A tranquiliser team from the Nandankanan zoological park in Bhubaneswar will reach Jajpur today to capture the wild elephant that has reportedly killed four persons in the last one week. As per reports, two teams, one from Nandankanan zoo and another from Baripada will search for the elephant hiding in Dhuligad forest and tranquilise […]

Column: Implement Plans Honestly To End This Conflict

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Notwithstanding steps to contain human-animal conflict in the state clashes continue to occur, often resulting in casualties and massive destruction of property. Recently two persons in Khurda district were killed in an elephant attack, triggering protests in the area with local residents blocking the nearby road and demanding compensation. These pachyderms […]

Two Killed, One Injured In Elephant Attack In Odisha

Khurda/Angul: At least two persons were killed while another sustained critical injuries in an elephant attack in Haja panchayat of Khurda district late last night. The deceased have been identified as Bansidhar Chhualsingh of Haja village and Sanatan Pradhan of Kalarajhara village in the district. Injured, Brajakishore Sahoo is currently undergoing treatment at AIIMS Bhubaneswar […]

Odisha Villagers Lock Up Forest Officials For 9 Hrs !

Bolangir: Irate locals of Thalabandha village under Deogaon block of the district on Tuesday locked up two forest officials in their farm for nine hours protesting alleged inaction of the authorities in dealing with regular incidents of human-elephant conflicts in the area. Local residents of the region have alleged that despite their repeated requests, the […]

Man Killed In Elephant Attack In Odisha

Sundergarh: A 55-year-old man was killed after being reportedly attacked by an elephant atThutipipal village under Ujalpur forest range of Sundergarh district late last night. The deceased has been identified as Parikshita Gahir. As per reports, Gahir was sleeping in his house at Thutipipal village when a herd of elephants ransacked the house. Though Gahira […]

Tusker Menace Claims 8 Lives Within 50 Days In Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Residents of several villages in the district continue to face the fury of a stray elephant, which has allegedly attacked and killed as many as eight persons in last one-and-half months. However, much to the frustration of the locals, the forest authorities have failed in effectively containing the menace. According to sources, one more […]

Elephant drags minor girl out of house, tramples her to death

Keonjhar:  Tension ran high at Mundasahi village under Champua forest range in Keonjhar district following the death of a minor girl after being attacked by a wild elephant early this morning. Family members of Sini Munda, the deceased minor girl, alleged that a tusker broke a part of their house while the family members were […]

Two killed in tusker attack in Angul

Angul: Conflict between humans and wild elephants has once again claimed lives of two more persons in Angul district on Thursday. Two villagers of Suleipal area under Kaniha Forest Range of the district were killed after being attacked by wild elephants. A wild tusker reportedly attacked Debadatta Samal of the village when he had gone […]

Elephant tramples 5 persons to death in Angul

Angul: At least five persons including two girls and a woman were killed by a stray elephant in separate incidents in Talcher late night on Thursday. Panic gripped Sandha village after an elephant trampled three persons of a family to death. One Kalia Saaar along with his two-year-old daughter Anita and his cousin Sarathi who […]

Couple trampled to death by elephants in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: A herd of elephants today trampled a couple to death inside a cashew orchard in Kateni area under Sadar Forest Range of Dhenkanal. As per sources, the couple, identified as Dambaru Pradhan & his wife Sukanti Pradhan, was returning from Dudhukateni village in the wee hours of today when they came in way of […]

3 including a minor killed in elephant attacks across Odisha

Talcher/Bonai/Dhenkanal: Three persons including a seven-year-old child lost their lives and another was injured in separate elephant attacks in the State today. An elderly man was trampled to death by a tusker in Deulabeda area of Talcher. The deceased identified as Kedar Nath Prasad was standing near his house when the tusker allegedly attacked and […]

Jumbo attack victims await compensation in Balasore

Balasore: Nearly seven days after a herd of elephants damaged several acres of crops and destroyed two houses in Nilagiri area of Balasore, residents in the region are yet to get any compensation from the Forest Department. As per reports, Ujjwal Singh and Raju Singh were rendered homeless after the wild elephants destroyed their houses […]

Elephants give harrowing time to locals in Odisha

Cuttack/Bolangir/Khurda: Locals in several places of Odisha continue to grapple with stray elephants, which are increasingly intruding into human settlements in search of food. Today, a tusker strayed into Angarapada village in Khurda and reportedly attacked a villager and critically injured him. The villager has been admitted to the Khurda District Headquarters Hospital following the […]