Tag: Forest Officials

Elephants Roaming In Bonai Area
Forest officials attacked by irate villagers over elephant intrusion, FIR lodged

The forest officials were allegedly beaten and sustained burn injuries on their bodies after angry villagers snatched the fire torch meant to ward off elephants from their hands and used them on the bodies of forest officials.

  • Friday, 07 October 2022
Keonjhar jumbo deaths: Show-cause notice issued to DRM, ranger
Keonjhar jumbo deaths: Show-cause notice issued to DRM, ranger

"We will definitely take action as the location where the incident took place is beyond the forest limits and there is a road on the other side of the railway track. The location is not a passage for elephants and the road is at a higher altitude," said Shashi Paul, PCCF.

  • Saturday, 21 May 2022
Forest Fires
Forest Fires In Odisha: Just An Annual Phenomenon Or Forest Dept’s Apathy?

Odisha reported 51,968 forest fires between November 2020 and June 2021, which was the highest in the country during the period.

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  • Monday, 16 May 2022
Mother-Cub Reunited!
WATCH | Leopard Cub Rescued By Forest Officials In Nashik, Later Reunites With Mother

WATCH | Leopard Cub Rescued By Forest Officials In Nashik, Later Reunites With Mother

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  • Tuesday, 29 March 2022
Leopard Spotted
Caught On Cam: Leopard Strolling In Ghaziabad’s Residential Area Triggers Panic

These are visuals from the CCTV camera installed at Sector 13 of Raj Nagar in Ghaziabad. Here, a leopard can be seen strolling in the residential area triggering panic among residents.

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  • Thursday, 18 November 2021
Tusker found dead in Prabhasuni Reserve Forest

Deogarh: Forest officials recovered a headless carcass of an elephant from Prabhasuni Reserve Forest near Niranjanhuli village in the district today morning. The elephant has been identified as a male tusker aged about 25 years. As per reports, some locals spotted the elephant body lying inside the forest and informed the officials. Deogarh Forest Range […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
ACFO Death
Was Paralakhemundi ACFO Murdered? No Evidence To Prove Fire Mishap At ACFO’s Residence, Says Lawyer

With each passing day, the mystery behind the death of Assistant Conservator of Forest Officer (ACFO), of Paralakhemundi District Headquarters, Soumyaranjan Mohapatra, seems to be deepening further.

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  • Sunday, 18 July 2021
Poll panel exempts forest personnel from election duty

Kendrapara: The State Election Commission (SEC) in Odisha has exempted Forest officials working in wildlife parks and sanctuaries of two districts from election duty in the forthcoming panchayat polls in the state as it would hamper the ongoing wildlife and turtle protection drive. SEC secretary Rabindranath Sahoo said the Forest official from wildlife parks and […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Deer antlers
Deer hide, antlers and venison seized from near Bhitarkanika

Kendrapara: Forest officials have seized deer hide, antlers and 42 kg of venison at a village close to Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha and arrested one person in connection with it today. Bhagyadhar Mandal, one of those allegedly involved in killing the deer has been arrested from Khamarasahi village from Kendrapara district, they said. Akshya […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Mining mafia
Odisha: 7 Forest Officials Seriously Injured In Attack By Mining Mafia

Dhenkanal: As many as seven forest department employees including two forest guards and five forest watchers sustained serious injuries after they were attacked with sticks, stones and missiles by a group of miscreants belonging to a local stone quarry mafia at Karadabani area under Nihalprasad police limits in the district on Saturday. The miscreants also […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021