500 people, 100 jumbos die annually in man-elephant conflict

Seeking a long term solution to the rising man-elephant conflict across the country, the Centre Wednesday said as many as 500 people and about 100 elephants are killed every year besides large scale damage of crops.

Elephants to get old-age home in Kerala
Elephants to get old-age home in Kerala

The Kerala government is planning to set up an old-age home for aged elephants in the state.

Jumbos give Karnataka poll officers the jitters

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

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

Captive jumbos toil hard under poor health

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

Zoos in country asked to hand over jumbos to Wildlife depts

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.