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Jumbo Misadventure: Youths' Selfie Contest Fumes Tusker In Mayurbhanj (WATCH)

Mayurbhanj: Ever came across a selfie-contest with the tuskers? As bizarre as it may sound, a few youths in Mayurbhanj district dared to march on a misadventure to click selfie with a tusker that had ventured into the forests in Nadapur village under the Betanati range. A video of the incident which took place on […]

5 Arrested With Elephant Tusks In Odisha's Baripada

Baripada: Five persons were arrested in Baripada after two elephant tusks were seized, officials said on Friday. The seizure was made on Thursday night, said officials of the Baripada Forest Division. It is suspected that the tusks belonged to a male elephant of about nine years old. They might have killed the elephant in Similipal […]

Ailing tusker dies during treatment in Sundergarh

Sundergarh/Cuttack: An ailing tusker undergoing treatment at Taladihi forest under Barasuan range in the district died this morning. As per reports, the tusker had been ill for last two days and was being treated by a team of forest department officials. While the reason behind the death of the tusker is yet to be ascertained, […]

OUAT team starts treatment of ailing tusker in Sambalpur

Sambalpur: A team of experts from Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) today started the treatment of an ailing  tusker at Padiabahal forest range in Sambalpur today. According to sources, the team led by Dr Indramani Nathm, Professor of Surgery department from OUAT conducted the treatment after tranquilising the tusker. As per reports, a […]

Man injured in tusker attack in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: A man sustained critical injuries after being attacked by a tusker at Kandarsingha village under Mahabirod forest range of Dhenkanal district today. According to sources, the jumbo strayed into the human settlement and reportedly attacked one Jugi Nayak. Locals, after discovering him in a critically injured state, immediately rushed him to the Parjang health […]

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 […]

Ex-Sarpanch trampled to death in Sundergarh

Rourkela: An ex-Sarpanch was trampled to death by a tusker at Harpali village under Kuanrmunda Forest Range in Sundergarh district this morning. The deceased identified as Ramka Oram, former Sarpanch of Kacharu Gram Panchayat, was the member of a squad formed to drive away pachyderms. The incident occurred when he was driving away an elephant […]

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 […]

Tusker carcass found in paddy field in Cuttack

Cuttack: The carcass of a tusker was found in a paddy field at Paikerapur village under Khuntuni forest range in Cuttack district today. According to sources, some locals spotted the carcass of the tusker in a paddy field near Paikorapur and informed the forest officials about it. Getting information, forest officials rushed to the spot […]

Septuagenarian trampled to death in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: A 75-year-old man was trampled to death by a tusker at Jhaliabeda village under Baria police limits in Keonjhar district today. The deceased was identified as Kirtan Mohanty. Sources said, the tusker attacked Kirtan when he was going to his agricultural field. Irate over the incident, locals staged a road blockade on the Champua- Turumunga road […]

Sleepless nights for wildlife personnel as limping tusker’s hide & seek continues

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: For the wildlife personnel, a distressed pachyderm with a motor tyre stuck in one of its legs nearly two months back continues to be a cause of worry. Last sighted in Athgarh forest area in Cuttack district, the forest officials have renewed its exercise to disentangle the ‘foreign’ object from the animal’s leg by […]

Woman trampled to death by tusker in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: In yet another incident of elephant attack, a woman was trampled to death by a tusker at Sijukala village under Champua forest range in Keonjhar district this morning. The deceased was identified as Laly Mohanty, wife of Ramesh Mohanty of Sijukala village. When Laly had gone to the backyard of her house to attend […]

Man trampled to death by tusker in Balasore

Balasore: A man was trampled to death by a tusker at Kuturipal village under Khaira block in Soro today. The deceased, identified as Jatia Nayak, was having food at his home when the tusker came and started roaring in front of his house. Nayak tried to flee from the spot to save his life, but […]

70-yr-old trampled to death

Bhubaneswar: A 70-year-old man was today trampled to death by a tusker in Odisha’s Dhenkanal district. Divisional forest officer(DFO), Dhnekanal, Pradipta Kumar Sahu said the lone tusker came across the old man and trampled him to death at Pallikateni village. The department of forest and environment has already paid an assistance of Rs 10,000 to […]

Decomposed carcass of tusker found with tusks missing

Athgarh: A decomposed carcass of a tusker was recovered from the Hatimundia Hill jungle within the Khuntuni forest range of Athgarh today. The tusker is said to be around 25 years old. According to sources, the trunk of the tusker was found chopped. As per preliminary investigation, it is suspected that the elephant was killed […]

Kuchinda: Wild tusker rescued from well

Kuchinda: A wild tusker, which fell into an open well in a farmland near Panapalli village under Kuchinda forest division in Sambalpur district, was rescued after an operation by forest department and fire tender officials. According to sources, the elephant fell into the well while in search of food last night. After hearing the trumpets […]

Wild tusker tramples one to death, injures two others

Berhampur:A 50-year-old man was killed and two others were injured when a wild tusker attacked them in a forest area in Odisha’s Ganjam district, forest department officials said today. Hadua Nayak, a daily labourer died when the elephant trampled him on the outskirts of Dharmapur village yesterday. After attacking him, the tusker also attacked others […]