Tag: Elephant Attack

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 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
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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 […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
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 […]

  • Sunday, 11 April 2021
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 […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
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 […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
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 […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 05 April 2021
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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 […]

  • Monday, 05 April 2021