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  • Three elephants killed as train runs into herd in Assam

    Three elephants killed as train runs into herd in Assam

    Three elephants were killed when they were hit by a local passenger train in upper Assam's Jorhat district today.

  • Six elephants killed by train in West Bengal

    Six elephants killed by train in West Bengal

    Six elephants were killed and several others injured after the herd was run over by a train today near West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district.

  • Poachers poison water body with cyanide in Zimbabwe, kill 41 elephants: report

    Poachers in a major Zimbabwean national park killed 41 elephants by poisoning with deadly chemical cyanide the pools the animals drank from, a media report said.

  • Three elephants run over by train in West Bengal

    Three elephants run over by train in West Bengal

    Three elephants were killed and another seriously injured early today when a speeding train ran over them in a jungle at Banarhat in Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal.

  • One killed, 15 houses damaged by elephants in Assam

    One killed, 15 houses damaged by elephants in Assam

    A man was trampled to death and 15 houses damaged by a herd of wild elephants in upper Assam's Golaghat district, official sources said on Sunday.

  • Three elephants die after being hit by train, one critically injured

    Three elephants were killed and one was seriously injured this evening when a speeding train hit them at Rajabhatkhaoa in Jalpaiguri district.

  • Six elephants run over by train in Odisha

    At least six elephants, including two calves, and a man were killed when a train ran over a herd of pachyderms in Odisha's Ganjam district early today, forest officials said.

  • Elephant herd kills two, injures child in Assam

    A couple was killed and their minor daughter injured as a herd of about 30 elephants strayed into a tea estate in Assam's Nagaon district, police said on Monday. The trampling took place at Amlakhi Bagan tea estate in Kaliabor area in Nagaon district...

  • Elephants trample 40-year-old farmer to death

    A farmer was trampled to death by a herd of elephants near Devala, about 80 km away, police said.

  • 2,500 elephants killed in 2011 for ivory

    2,500 elephants killed in 2011 for ivory

    Around 2,500 elephants were slaughtered across the world for ivory this year, according to a report by an environmental agency. Experts from Washington-based Traffic environment agency said it has been the worst year for the animals since ivory sales...

  • Wild elephants on rampage in Mysore city, one killed

    Wild elephants on rampage in Mysore city, one killed

    An elephant was seen charging through the streets of Mysore city this morning. Cars were damaged and several people were injured in the panic. One man - a security guard at an ATM - was killed by the elephant who then trampled a cow to death.? It took five hours for experts to be able to get cl...

  • Baby elephant killed with spears, sticks on camera

    Baby elephant killed with spears, sticks on camera

    A day after the elephant was officially declared a Heritage Animal, entitling it to the same sort of protection as the tiger, a video has captured villagers in Assam beating a baby elephant to death.The three-year-old calf had was injured and had been abandoned by his herd. Villagers are seen in the...

  • Jairam Ramesh's initiative to save elephants

    Jairam Ramesh's initiative to save elephants

    Minister of state for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh announced a seven crore rupee plan to develop forest infrastructure along railway tracks in North Bengal's Jalpaiguri after seven elephants were crushed to death by a goods train there last week. "10 towers will be set up at vulnerable poin...

  • Elephant deaths: Blame game on, Railways defensive

    Elephant deaths: Blame game on, Railways defensive

    Three elephants were run over by a goods train in March this year in Deepor Beel in Assam. In the last five years across the country, more than 60 elephants have been run over by trains.But last Thursday's Jalpaiguri tragedy in which seven elephants died after being hit by a train is one of the wors...

  • Elephants killed by train: Ramesh upset with Railways

    Elephants killed by train: Ramesh upset with Railways

    Upset over the death of seven jumbos on train tracks in West Bengal, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh today said he would soon meet the Railway Board to press for concrete steps to ensure safety of elephants."The tragedy is all the more poignant in the wake of the Environment Ministry's decision t...

  • West Bengal: Speeding train kills seven elephants

    West Bengal: Speeding train kills seven elephants

    In a tragic accident, seven elephants were killed when a goods train hit a herd of about 15 as it was crossing railway tracks in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district.Five elephants died on the spot, two later. The incident took place at around 11 pm on Wednesday night. The elephants were crossing from ...

  • West Bengal: Seven elephants killed by speeding train

    West Bengal: Seven elephants killed by speeding train

    Seven elephants were killed and one injured when a speeding goods train hit the animals while they were crossing the railway tracks near Binnaguri in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal, Forest Department sources said on Thursday.Five elephants were killed on the spot late Wednesday night while two o...

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