Bharatiya Janata Party Kishan Morcha State general secretary and MLA Alkesh Arya said that every year cases of crop damage, loss of cattle life and loss of funds come to the fore due to wildlife. There is loss of crores of rupees.

DHARMAPURI: Swaran Singh, Chairman and Managing Director, Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage (TWAD) Board, gave instructions to officials to give maximum provision to protect the water treatment plants of the Hogenakkal Drinking Water and Fluorosis Mitigation Project from wild elephants from the nearby reserve forests.

PALAKKAD: The straying of wild elephants into human habitats has become a menace for locals residing at Malampuzha, Kava, Padalikaad, Kottekad, Venoli and Attapadi areas. Acres of cultivated land were also damaged. Recently two tribals were killed by elephants in Attapadi and at Adupu colony in Malampuzha.

Kohima, May 3: A high-level team led by the Director of Agriculture Department of Nagaland and senior officials recently visited various areas of Mokokchung district to assess the bamboo flowering in those areas.

The Allahabad high court has issued show cause notices to three officials for noncompliance of an order, asking them to initiate steps to drive away dangerous monkeys from a village in the district. The officials who have been issued the notice include Pilibhit district magistrate and Vishalpur SDM, reports our correspondent.

were trying to chase away the animal, who was strolling in a tobacco farm on outskirts of the village. Seven persons have also received minor injuries.

The farmers and plantation growers are having sleepless nights due to the rogue elephant menace in the region.

METTUR: Farmers of villages in and around Kolathur have urged the Department of Forest to erect solar fence to prevent elephant herd from straying into their villages and fields.

They claimed that since River Palar was fast drying up, the elephant herd in search of water had started straying into their habitations and destroyed their crops and properties.


The authorities of the famous Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) in Orissa's Mayurbhanj district have pressed into service three domesticated elephants to keep a watch on the movement of a herd of rouge jumbos, which has been causing depredations at some villages in the locality.

To a distance 1,400 km along borders of reserve forests

JUMBO PROBLEM: Forest officers explaining elephant movement to Forest Minister N. Selvaraj at Sattaparai near Palani on Friday. Revenue Minister I Periasamy and Collector M. Vallalar look on.