718 elephants killed in Odisha since 2000: Ministe

718 elephants have died in since 2000 due to different reasons, Odisha government Tuesday told the state assembly.

`Elephant corridors in Meghalaya awaiting MHA clearance`

The corridors are meant to reduce man-animal conflict by facilitating free movement and avoiding direct contact with the elephants while at the same time protecting the border from intruders.

Elephant corridors can never be `set up`

Fairly recently, the Orissa Cabinet, sitting inside the air-tight conference room at the Secretariat, identified 14 elephant corridors in the state.