Protest continues in Aralam, Kerala after tribal person trampled to death by elephant

Two days after the tribal farmer, Raghu was trampled to death by a wild elephant on Aralam farm in the Kannur district of Kerala, protest continues in the area

Thiruvananthapuram, Mar 19 (BPNS) Two days after the tribal farmer, Raghu was trampled to death by a wild elephant on Aralam farm in the Kannur district of Kerala, protest continues in the area. Raghu (43) was trampled to death on Friday afternoon and a case has been registered under section 174 of CrPC. With the […]

Stalin felicitates Bomman and Bellie, announces 1 lakh to each of the 91 elephant caretakers

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, M.K. Stalin on Wednesday congratulated and felicitated Bomman and Bellie the elephant caretaker couple of Theppakad Elephant Camp.

Chennai, Mar 15 (BPNS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, M.K. Stalin on Wednesday congratulated and felicitated Bomman and Bellie the elephant caretaker couple of Theppakad Elephant Camp. The duo had featured in the Oscar-winning short documentary film, ‘The Elephant Whisperers’ directed by Kartiki Gonsalves. The Chief Minister also announced Rs 1 lakh to each of the […]

TN forest on awareness drive in Krishnagiri after man trampled to death

The forest department of Tamil Nadu is conducting an awareness drive in Krishnagiri district after an elephant trampled a 27-year-old youth to death on Tuesday evening.

Chennai, Mar 15 (BPNS) The forest department of Tamil Nadu is conducting an awareness drive in Krishnagiri district after an elephant trampled a 27-year-old youth to death on Tuesday evening. The deceased identified as Ram Kumar had gone to a hillock near his home to relieve himself and on seeing two elephants took photos of […]

Man escapes by a whisker in Wild Elephant attack in Idukki, Kerala

An estate canteen supervisor at Panniyar in the Idukki district of Kerala escaped by a whisker from the attack of a wild elephant late night on Saturday.

Thiruvananthapuram, Mar 12 (BPNS) An estate canteen supervisor at Panniyar in the Idukki district of Kerala escaped by a whisker from the attack of a wild elephant late night on Saturday. The wild elephant nicknamed ‘Arikomban’ by the forest department has the habit of intruding into the Shanthanpara and adjacent areas of Idukki district, damaging […]

Three female elephants electrocuted in TN, farm owner arrested

Three female elephants were electrocuted in Dharmapuri district of Tamil Nadu during the early hours of Tuesday.

Chennai, Mar 7 (BPNS) Three female elephants were electrocuted in Dharmapuri district of Tamil Nadu during the early hours of Tuesday. The elephants, according to forest department officials of Tamil Nadu were electrocuted after coming in contact with an illegal electric wire in a farmland at Marandahalli in Dharmapuri district. The forest officials came to […]

Wild Elephant tramples two men to death in Sathyamangalam forest area

In a drastic incident, two tribal people who were returning home after buying groceries in a two wheeler were trampled to death by a wild elephant who entered the road.

Chennai, Mar 6 (BPNS) In a drastic incident, two tribal people who were returning home after buying groceries in a two wheeler were trampled to death by a wild elephant who entered the road. The two identified as Bomme Gowdar (55) and Sidhumari (65) are from the Kunri tribal village in Kadambur forest area in […]

Dharmapuri, TN farmers wants wild elephant to be captured and relocated

Farmers of Palacode in the Dharmapuri district of Tamil Nadu are protesting against the heavy crop losses they are subjected to by the attack of a single wild elephant.

Chennai ,Mar 2 (BPNS) Farmers of Palacode in the Dharmapuri district of Tamil Nadu are protesting against the heavy crop losses they are subjected to by the attack of a single wild elephant. The agricultural crops are trampled by the elephant which has recently killed a domestic cow also. Sources in the forest department however said […]

Two die in separate incidents of wild elephant attacks in TN

n two separate incidents of wild elephant attacks two men were killed.  Mahesh Kumar (38) was trampled to death by a wild elephant in the early hours of Thursday in an agricultural field at Mangarai in Thadagam valley of Coimbatore district.

Chennai, Mar 2 (BPNS ) In two separate incidents of wild elephant attacks two men were killed.  Mahesh Kumar (38) was trampled to death by a wild elephant in the early hours of Thursday in an agricultural field at Mangarai in Thadagam valley of Coimbatore district. The deceased reached the agricultural field along with a […]

TN forest dept on high alert as  Makhna  relocated in deep forest back to Pollachi

The Tamil Nadu forest department is on high alert after a troublesome Makhna elephant that was captured and relocated to deep forests on February 6th is back in the mainland in Pollachi.

Chennai, Feb 22 (BPNS) The Tamil Nadu forest department is on high alert after a troublesome Makhna elephant that was captured and relocated to deep forests on February 6th is back in the mainland in Pollachi. The elephant which was radio-collared after it was captured has reached Pollachi mainland after traversing more than 30 km through the […]

13 TN mahouts return from Thailand

As many as 13 mahouts, cavadies of the Tamil Nadu Forest department who went to Thailand for capacity building were welcomed back by Minister M Mathiventhan at Arignar Anna Zoological Park on Monday.

Chennai, Feb 13( BPNS) As many as 13 mahouts, cavadies of the Tamil Nadu Forest department who went to Thailand for capacity building were welcomed back by Minister M Mathiventhan at Arignar Anna Zoological Park on Monday. Six mahouts/cavadies from Anamalai Tiger Reserve and seven from Mudumalai Tiger Reserve, overall, 13 of them returned from […]