Tag: Elephant Menace

Elephants damage crops in Nilagiri; compensation within 7 days assured

Balasore: After 10 days of operation, the forest department personnel finally managed to drive away the herd of elephants that damaged several acres of crop in Nilagiri region and assured compensation within seven days of completion of the crop damage assessment. The jumbo herd had strayed into the Nilagiri area from neighbouring Jharkhand on November […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Jumbo menace: Padampur farmers continue to suffer

Bargarh: The farmers in Padmapur are a distressed lot as wild elephants have been frequently straying into the farmlands and destroying crops. However, it is being alleged that the administration has turned a blind eye to the jumbo menace. The farmers alleged that the pachyderms have damaged crops in several acres of land in Dubulabahal, […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
One killed, another critical in separate elephant attacks in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: One person was killed and another critically injured in two separate incidents of elephant attack near Hindol forest range in Dhenkanal district early this morning. In the first incident, a man identified as Prasanna Behera of Tentulisingha village was trampled to death by a jumbo while he was out in the woods to answer […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Elephant tramples four-year-old boy to death in Sundergarh

Rourkela: Tension prevailed at Kukerama Panchayat under Nuagaon block in Sundergarh district today after a four-year-old boy was trampled to death by an elephant last night. Sources said a herd of three elephants had entered into the village last night. One of the elephants destroyed the house the baby was sleeping in and later crushed […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Three killed in separate elephant attacks in Odisha

Dhenkanal: At least three persons were killed in two separate incidents of elephant attack in the state today. In the first incident, two persons were trampled by a wild jumbo in Dihadola forest close to IGIT Sarang under Mahabirod Forest Range in Dhenkanal. Sources said, three inmates of Khandanal Ashram had gone to bathe in […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Man-Animal conflict: 2 trampled to death by elephant in Sambalpur

Sambalpur/Baripada: Two elderly persons, including a woman, were trampled to death by an elephant at Makarkenda village in Rairakhol of Sambalpur district on Friday night. The deceased have been identified as Sambhu Bhoi (65) and Daimati Bhoi (70). After getting information about the presence of a herd of elephants in the area, Daimati had gone […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Elderly woman dies in jumbo attack in Dhenkanal

Mayurbhanj:  An elderly woman was trampled to death by a wild elephant near Pithabata range at Baripada in Mayurbhanj district on Wednesday. The incident took place this morning when the deceased, identified as Nirmala Mohanta of Ahari village, had gone to the forest to pick firewood. When Nirmala did not return home, her family launched […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Tusker kills elderly woman in Sambalpur

Sambalpur: An elderly woman was killed and another person injured in an elephant attack at Bhabanipali village in Jujomura block of Sambalpur district last night. As per sources, a tusker from nearby forest barged into the house of the woman when she was fast asleep and smashed her to the ground with its trunk. She […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Jumbo menace: One more killed in Sundergarh

Sundergarh: A villager was trampled to death by an elephant in Kadopani village under Nuagaon block of Sundergarh district today. The mishap took place early in the morning when one Ishak Kujur, who had gone to attend nature’s call, encountered an elephant and was trampled to death by the wild animal. On receiving information, forest […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Woman trampled to death in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: In a fresh incident of man-animal conflict, a woman was trampled to death by a tusker at Srirampur village under Bhuban Forest Range in Dhenkanal district this morning. The deceased was identified as Kagaja Pani, who was attacked by the wild animal when she had gone to a nulla near the village to take […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Elephant on rampage kills one, causes panic in Rourkela

Rourkela: Jumbo scare gripped Bisra Forest range under Rourkela forest division after an elephant trampled a man to death at Katepur village in the wee hours today. According to reports, a wild jumbo, which had ventured into human settlement, killed George Lugun of Katepur who was on his way to a nearby field to attend […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Jumbos wreak havoc in Khurda

Khurda: Residents of Tangi area in Khurda district are now having sleepless nights for the last couple of days as a herd of nearly 20 elephants is wreaking havoc in the region. The elephant herd has reportedly destroyed standing paddy crops and houses in Golabai, Mota, Kalibati areas under Tangi block in the last 10 […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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Elephant herd wreaks havoc in Bonai

Sundergarh: Residents of Bandhabhuin village near Bonai forest area of Sundergarh district are spending sleepless nights as a herd of elephants is wreaking havoc in the area for the last couple of days. According to sources, the elephants have destroyed crops cultivated on several acres land. The villagers alleged that even after the pachyderms have […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Census claims only one elephant left in Chandaka; Odisha officials deny

Bhubaneswar: Though Chandaka Dampara Wildlife Sanctuary, sprawling over an area of 193 sq km is estimated to be home to nearly 30 elephants, the Elephant Census Report 2017 revealed that there is only one pachyderm left in the sanctuary. “We cannot rely on the findings of the census that there are no elephants in Chandaka. […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Jumbos wreak havoc in Keonjhar, Dhenkanal

Keonjhar/Dhenkanal: Herds of elephants have caused massive damage to paddy fields in different places of Keonjhar and Dhenkanal districts over the last two days. A herd of 30 pachyderms damaged crops in Nuagaan, Dabarchuan, Katugaan and Rajigaan in Keonjhar. According to sources, the farmers in these areas are spending sleepless nights to protect their crops […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021