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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.

  • 55-year old woman killed by elephant in Coimbatore

    55-year old woman killed by elephant in Coimbatore

    A 55-year old woman was trampled to death by a stray elephant at a village near Coimbatore, prompting protests by the locals seeking action to check recurring attacks by the wild animals.

  • 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.

  • Chhattisgarh: Eight-year-old girl killed in elephant attack

    A wild elephant trampled an 8-year-old girl to death and injured her mother and a younger brother in Jashpur district of Chhattisgarh, police said.

  • 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.

  • One elephant killed, another injured in accident on Noida expressway

    One elephant killed, another injured in accident on Noida expressway

    A 40-year-old male elephant was killed after it was hit by a truck in a road accident on Noida expressway, near Delhi today.

  • 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...

  • Boy killed, 25 injured by elephant at Kerala temple

    Boy killed, 25 injured by elephant at Kerala temple

    A toddler was killed and 25 others injured in a stampede when a tusker ran amok in the festivities at the famous Koodal Manikkam Temple at Irinjalakuda in Thrissur district on Sunday morning.

  • Rs three lakh for the family of villager killed by elephant

    Tamil Nadu government has ordered the Forest Department to pay Rs three lakh to the family of a villager, who was killed by an elephant in Bolampatti forest division in the district.

  • Tusker beats old man to death

    A 74-year-old man was beaten to death by a captive elephant by its trunk at Pannithadam near here today, causing concern over increasing incidents of jumbos turning irate with summer festival season getting underway in Kerala.

  • 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...

  • 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 killed due to electrocution in Erode

    The carcass of a 12-year-old elephant has been found in the Vilankombai forests near Gobichettipalayam in Erode, forest officials said on Thursday.The officials said the elephant died due to electrocution after it came into contact with a live electric wire put up by a land owner to scare away wild ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Wildlife crisis: 3 animals killed in one week

    Wildlife crisis: 3 animals killed in one week

    It's been a rather bad wildlife week in the Northeast region. Three of the big five endangered species were brutally killed.

  • Elephant killed, then eaten in Assam

    Elephant killed, then eaten in Assam

    In a shocking incident of poaching in Assam, an elephant was hacked to death - and it's meat consumed. The disturbing incident was reported near the Kaziranga Karbianglong Elephant Reserve.

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