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Forest dept plans to check marauding jumbos

Sajanagad: Even as 140 elephants from Jharkhand are reportedly heading for Nilagiri in Balasore district, the forest department held a coordination meeting here Thursday and has drawn up a plan to check their entry. The meeting was presided over DFO … Continue reading

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No tiger, now cow

The ‘New India’ slogan seems to have brought in fresh enthusiasm and vitality in the minds of domestic animals of India. The ban on butchering and sale of goat meat along with the declaration of war against cow slaughter will … Continue reading

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Jumbo problem

The conflict between humans and animals refuses to die down. In the last six years, this problem has led to the death of 454 humans and 2,261 animals, including 388 elephants, according to a report by the forest department. As … Continue reading

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A live-wire act against elephants

Post News Network Kankadahada, Dec 1: Villagers drawing live wires on roads under Mahabirod forest range in Dhenkanal district to prevent elephants from straying into their villages has raised serious concerns over the safety of the pachyderms. The live wires … Continue reading

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Wildlife guards work for a pittance

Post News Network Bantala, Dec 2: Wildlife guards in Satkosia tiger project of Angul district are working for a pittance despite contributing significantly towards the protection of flora and fauna in the region. The wildlife guards have suffered government apathy despite having … Continue reading

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Injured jumbo’s treatment begins

Post News Network Dhenkanal/Rasol, Feb 2: Forest officials Monday started the treatment of an injured female elephant three days after it was found moving in Nabakishorepur near Khaliborei forest under Hindol range in this district. The 15-year-old elephant was found … Continue reading

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Tipsy tourists detained over ruckus at Bhitarkanika park

Post News Network Kendrapara, Jan 18: Tension prevailed at Bhitarkanika National park Sunday following a scuffle inside the park area after forest officials allegedly told some inebriated tourists to stop passing lewd comments at female tourists. The tourists had allegedly … Continue reading

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Short of question papers, job seekers gherao DFO

Post News Network Bamra, Jan 18: Angry over the shortage of question papers for forest guard examination at a particular centre, scores of job seekers gheraoed local divisional forest officer (DFO) Lalit Mohan Patra and other senior forest department officials … Continue reading

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