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20 April, 2018 3:34 PM The rooms where splendour is made

Chamayapura begin work on Pooram paraphernalis months before the festival Thrissur Pooram sans accoutrements (chamayams) cannot even be imagined. The majestic parading of tuskers in all their regalia with caparisons and ornaments is an grand spectacle that inspires a mix of awe, energy, pride, elation et al. To ensure the festival is complete in all aspects 23

16 April, 2018 4:49 AM Odisha: 4 elephants run over by speeding train, die on spot

Bhubaneswar: Four elephants died after they were hit by a goods train near Telidihi Village in Odisha's Jharsuguda on Monday morning. A herd of elephants was crossing the rail line in the wee hours of the morning when the incident took place. As per reports, the herd comprising of a tusker, two female elephants and a baby elephant – were crossing over the railway 50

11 April, 2018 12:43 PM Bihu 2018: Date, Significance, History, Celebration And Feast!

The festival of Bohag Bihu marks the traditional Assamese New Year and is known to be one of the most important among all the three Bihus. It is celebrated on the first day of the Hindu solar calendar. It will observed on 15th April, 2018. Like any other harvest festivals in India, Bihu involves the farmer community thanking the almighty for the successful 59

7 April, 2018 8:29 PM ‘Demolish illegal resorts in elephant corridor’

Amicus curiae highlights how laws were violated for exploitation of forest area All hotels and resorts constructed in brazen violation of forest, building and panchayat Acts in the country’s most critical elephant corridor in The Nilgiris should be sealed and demolished, according to a note submitted by A.D.N. Rao, amicus curiae, in the Supreme Court 25

2 April, 2018 2:32 AM Painkuni fete ends with Arat

Idols of Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple deities taken to sea for ritualistic dip The 10-day Painkuni festival at the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple concluded with an Arat’procession to the Shanghumughom beach for the ritualistic immersion of idols in the sea on Sunday evening. Hundreds of people thronged the sides of the road to witness the procession of idols 40

27 March, 2018 6:19 AM ‘Smoking’ elephant baffles wildlife experts

Video of Asian elephant ingesting charcoal and blowing out ash goes viral A pachyderm puffing out smoke? Sounds incredulous? But a video of a wild elephant in Nagarahole National Park, about 90 km from here, seemingly “smoking” has baffled scientists and the video has gone viral on social media sites and shared by international agencies. The video was shot by scientists 24

17 March, 2018 8:30 AM Malaysia ‘snake whisperer’ dies after cobra bite

A Malaysian firefighter dubbed the “snake whisperer” has died four days after he was bitten by a wild cobra while responding to a call to catch the aggressive reptile, an official said on Saturday. The spitting cobra bit 33-year-old Abu Zarin Hussin on Monday in the central state of Pahang, where he subsequently succumbed its venom in hospital on Friday 37

15 March, 2018 5:17 PM Eight elephants died of poisoning in Assam in 2018: Forest Minister Pramila Rani Brahma

Forest Minister presents data on man-elephant conflict in Assam House Eight elephants had been killed by poisoning in the State this year, State Environment and Forest Minister Pramila Rani Brahma informed the Assembly on Thursday while presenting the data on man-elephant conflict. This was six more than the number of elephants killed in 2016-17, according 30

12 March, 2018 2:30 AM Legendary elephant Thiruvambadi Sivasundar dies

Thiruvambadi Sivasundar, fondly called by his fans as King of Beauty (Azhakinthe Thampuran), died here in the wee hours on Sunday. The elephant had been undergoing treatment for impaction for the last 66 days. Failing to respond to the treatment, it breathed its last around 3 a.m. The 46-year-old Thiruvambadi Sivasundar was an unavoidable presence of Thirssur 39

4 March, 2018 7:08 PM IFS officer crematedwith State honours

The body of Conservator of Forests and Director of Nagarahole Tiger Reserve S. Manikandan, 45, who was killed by a wild elephant in the reserve forests in Mysuru, was cremated with full police honours including a 21-gun salute in his home town Cumbum on Sunday. Theni Collector M. Pallavi Baldev and District Revenue Officer (DRO) S. Kandasamy laid a wreath 48