R Haldorai | ENS

SOON, residents living near forest will be relieved from the wild elephant menace.

A Kovai-based engineering college and the Forest department have jointly developed a prototype device to detect the intrusion of elephants into agricultural fields, railway tracks or farms.

JORHAT, July 29: Three persons were trampled by wild elephants at Majuli late last night taking the toll of those killed by elephants to six in the district this year.
A Forest Department official said that a couple

AIZAWL, July 26: The relationship between plagues of rats and bamboo flowering was the focus of a workshop held in Mizoram. At the workshop, Dr F Lalnunmawia, an assistant professor at Mizoram University

''Let the government decide the value for the death of those rogue elephants which indulge in destruction. The villagers are ready to pay for the death of the elephants''

JORHAT, July 16: The Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad (AJYCP) submitted a memorandum to the Chief Conservator of Forests (Wildlife) seeking emergent steps to stop depredation by wild elephants in the three districts of Jorhat, Golaghat and Sivasagar.

Tusker menace has started again at Banakal hobli and this time crops worth lakhs of rupees have been destroyed at Kotrekere village in the hobli alone.

SALEPUR: Residents in the western part of Cuttack district are spending sleepless nights due to rising elephant menace in the region. Besides damaging crops, the animals have been injuring people, particularly in Athagarh and Gurudijhatia region.

The expert committee which made a study on the rift between wild elephants and human beings at Chamarajanagara, Mysore and Kodagu districts will submit a scientific report within one and half month to Central government.

The farmers in Basaravalli and surrounding areas are worried over the rise in wild elephant menace, and loss of crops.

hopeless Wild elephants destroyed crops in Basaravalli and surrounding areas. DH photoThe forest department has not met those who have lost their crops, property last year owing to the wild elephant mence.

JORHAT, May 14: Wild elephants unable to forage on the lush green vegetation on Naga hills due to ongoing jhum cultivation ransacked a number of fields in the Dihingapar area. A few houses of workers at the Kathonibari tea estate and the shop of one Purna Bora of Meleng were destroyed in the rampage.