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Jumbos give Karnataka poll officers the jitters

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 12:00

Sixty-eight of the 75 polling booths on the borders of Sakleshpur forests are giving poll officers the jitters.

Jumbos pose threat to 190 polling booths in Meghalaya

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013, 15:54

Election officials in Meghalaya face an elephantine problem to ensure that voting for the Feb 23 polls is not disrupted by marauding pachyderms.

150 jumbos mowed down by speeding trains since 1987

Last Updated: Friday, September 24, 2010, 21:23

West Bengal, where the tragedy occured on Thursday, is in second position in terms of elephant casualties due to train movements.

Captive jumbos toil hard under poor health

Last Updated: Sunday, May 09, 2010, 11:43

Many captive elephants are in poor health due to overwork in Kerala.

Trains, electric wires slay Jharkhand jumbos

Last Updated: Friday, April 09, 2010, 10:48

As many as 103 elephants have died in Jharkhand since 2001. Many of the unsuspecting jumbos were run over by fast trains or struck down by high voltage wires even as poachers and villagers also posed a threat.

Elephant corridor, a New Year gift to Karnataka jumbos

Last Updated: Friday, January 15, 2010, 21:57

It`s a new year gift to nearly 1,000 elephants and other wild species who can now wander freely without any human interference through the Kollegal corridor in Karnataka.

Zoos in country asked to hand over jumbos to Wildlife depts

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 18, 2009, 22:01

Zoos in the country will no longer have elephants as the Central Zoo Authorities (CZA) have asked the managers of state-run zoos to hand them over to Wildlife Departments.