Congress MLA Santosh Singh Saluja had raised the issue of frequent incidents of elephant deaths in the House.
The jumbo has become sick due to a wound near her nail which is taking time to heal.
The tusker which was found with gunshot injuries near a rivulet in Narasinghapur forest range under Athagarh forest division in Cuttack district succumbed to injuries.
Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (PCCF) Odisha Shashi Paul on Monday said that the investigation into the incident of recovery of elephant skeletons from Badamba forest is going on and if required, the Athagarh DFO would also be brought into its purview.
Informing about the wild animal’s serious condition, Badamba MLA Debiprasad Mishra uploaded an Odia post on his Facebook page.
Dhenkanal: The carcass of a female elephant was found near Balua Sahi in Ichhapur under Sadar range in Dhenkanal district this morning. Though the exact reason behind death of the jumbo is yet to be established, it is suspected that the animal was electrocuted to death. According to reports, some locals spotted the body and […]
Dhankanal: A wild elephant, which had suffered multiple injuries after being hit by a train on Friday, died Tuesday afternoon at the Matharagadi forests in Hindol range of Dhenkanal district. Locals spotted the carcass of the elephant in the forest and immediately informed the Forest Department whose officials rushed to spot, recovered the carcass and […]
Bhubaneswar/Dhenkanal: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday ordered a Crime Branch probe into the death of seven elephants due to electrocution near Kamalanga village under Sadar range in Dhenkanal district late on Friday night. Expressing deep concern over the incident, the CM further ordered the concerned authorities to take appropriate action in case of any […]
Bhubaneswar: At a time when rising number of elephant deaths due to electrocution in several parts of the state has triggered outrage with the Centre even flagging concerns over the matter, the State government today ordered the discoms (power distribution companies) to disconnect power supply during movement of elephants in designated corridors. Citing that the […]
Jharsuguda: Two days after four elephants were killed by a speeding train at the railway track crossing near Bagdihi range in Jharsuguda district, the Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) today suspended four forest personnel for negligence in duty. DFO Sushant Kumar has reportedly suspended Forester Basanta Pradhan and forest guards Biswanath Pradhan, Sunil Bhoi and Rohit […]