Tag: Man Elephant Conflict

Elephant Crushes Couple
Jumbo herd tramples elderly couple to death in Cuttack

In yet another incident of man-elephant conflict, an elderly couple was trampled to death by a herd of elephants. The incident was reported from Nimapur village in Jagatpur area of Cuttack district in the wee hours of Wednesday.

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  • Wednesday, 28 September 2022
Jumbo herd tramples elderly couple to death in Cuttack; elephant carcass spotted at Jobra 
Jumbo herd tramples elderly couple to death in Cuttack; jumbo carcass spotted at Jobra 

The herd had been on a rampage since last night, damaging a number of vehicles and houses.  

  • Wednesday, 28 September 2022
Man-jumbo conflict: Forester, 10 jumbo chasers held captive in Mayurbhanj village, freed 
Man-jumbo conflict: Forester, 10 jumbo chasers held captive in Mayurbhanj village, freed 

The irate villagers demanded that the jumbos be chased away from their village and suitable compensation for the damaged crops provided  to them. 

  • Wednesday, 21 September 2022
SMS-Alert On Elephant Movement
SMS, voice messages to alert villagers on jumbo movement in Keonjhar

Not only automated text, but voice messages are also being sent to a selected database of phone numbers of people from different villages where the movement of elephants is more frequent.

  • Saturday, 17 September 2022
Man-Jumbo Faceoff A Jumbo Problem In Odisha
Odisha No 1 In Country For Last 3 Yrs In Man-Elephant Conflict

Elephant face-offs with villagers take place in the same places year after year. This shows no preventive solution adopted. Change in crop pattern will do wonder

  • Friday, 11 February 2022
Rescued Elephant Calf
Rescued Elephant Calf Not Accepted By Herd; Sent To Zoo In Odisha

A 3-month old elephant calf fell into a well and got separated from the herd in Keonjhar.

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  • Wednesday, 27 October 2021
Elephant Herd
Elephant Herd From Jharkhand Strays Into Karanjia Forest, Odisha

Elephant herd from ‘Jharkhand’ strays into Karanjia forest division, Odisha

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  • Friday, 15 October 2021
Special Report: Man-Elephant Conflict A Rising Concern In Odisha

Terror engulfed the town of Rajgangpur after wild elephants entered the outskirts of the town. A herd of over 8 elephants entered the town of Rajgangpur on Tuesday (August 17).

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  • Tuesday, 17 August 2021
Human-animal conflict: Elephant tramples man to death in Rourkela

Rourkela: A man was trampled to death by an elephant at Kultuli basti of Jharbeda village under Kuanrmunda range here on Friday. The deceased has been identified as Naveen Kerketta. According to reports, Kerketta was sleeping in his house when a wild jumbo strayed into the basti and damaged his house and crushed him to […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Unabated man-animal conflicts turning Odisha into a graveyard of elephants

Bhubaneswar: Rise in the incidents of man-animal conflict has not only taken a toll on human lives across Odisha but also resulted in death of pachyderms at regular intervals besides adding to loss of property. Movement of stray elephants from core forest areas towards human settlements have posed a big threat to humans and also […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
Sick Tusker found lying in crop field; treatment begins

Cuttack: Treatment of a sick elephant, found lying today in a crop field near Haladibasanta village under Dalijoda Forest Range in the district, has begun. “It seems the elephant has developed an abscess in the mouth. Its treatment is underway and we hope it will get well soon,” said a veterinary doctor, Antaryami Khuntia. Earlier […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
Elephants from Jharkhand trigger panic in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Locals residing in villages under the Keonjhar forest division are in a state of panic after 160 wild elephants from neighbouring Jharkhand strayed into the region. The pachyderms were spotted moving around in groups across the division. According to sources from the forest department, at least 68 elephants were spotted inside Champua Forest Range […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
Forest dept going whole hog amid rise in man-animal conflicts

Bhubaneswar: With the rise in human-elephant conflict in Odisha, the state forest department is trying to do its bit by expediting the disbursal of compensation to victims of the menace and doing everything possible to avert mishaps on both sides, PCCF (Wildlife) Sandeep Tripathy informed. His comments came on the backdrop of recent man-elephant conflicts […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
Man-Elephant Conflict Continues Unabated In Odisha; Man Killed, Girl Critical In Attack

Sambalpur/Mayurbhanj: A man was killed reportedly after being trampled by a herd of elephants in Bamara forest division of Kuchinda. The deceased has been identified as Sunil Ekka (45) of Mahulmunda village. According to sources, the incident occurred early morning today when Sunil was returning to his village from Dumbermunda. Receiving information from locals, forest […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Wild Tusker Menace Forces Shutdown Of Schools In Jajpur

Jajpur: The district administration of Jajpur has asked authorities to shut down all primary and high schools in Korei and Vyasanagar area of the district in view of a stray elephant that has been causing peril in the region for the past few days. As per reports, the tusker was initially spotted venturing into Vyasanagar […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021