jumbos

Why the honeybee sound keep jumbos off rail track – Railways shows the way

Why the honeybee sound keep jumbos off rail track – Railways shows the way

Train-hits and man-animal conflicts are two major sources of elephant deaths in the country.

Nov 26, 2017, 18:11 PM IST

Cruelty to jumbos: Kerala Forest Dept warns of strong action

The Kerala Forest Department has warned of strong action against any kind of cruelty towards captive jumbos, in view of a recent Supreme Court order pointing out the need to curb cruelty toward elephants in the state.

Aug 29, 2015, 16:13 PM IST

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.

Jun 24, 2015, 22:53 PM IST
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.

Nov 16, 2014, 15:40 PM IST

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.

Apr 24, 2013, 12:00 PM IST

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.

Feb 06, 2013, 15:54 PM IST

Captive jumbos toil hard under poor health

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

May 09, 2010, 11:43 AM IST

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.

Nov 18, 2009, 22:01 PM IST