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14 June, 2018 5:49 PM New ‘lessons’ for 3 elephants

The Forest and Wildlife Department on Thursday shifted three captive elephants from the Muthanga elephant camp to the Theppakadu elephant training camp in the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve in Tamil Nadu for training. This is the first time elephants from the State are been shifted to another State for training purposes. The three jumbos, Suraya, 24, at the Muthanga 33

26 May, 2018 12:52 PM Elephant drives lead to spikes in stress levels

Calves had more than 100% stress-level increase Despite adapting to stressful human-dominated landscapes, elephant stress levels increase drastically after ‘elephant drives’ – where people actively chase away elephants – find scientists. Like humans, elephants also experience stress. Humans are also one of the causes of this stress: as their habitats 46

25 May, 2018 7:27 AM Samayapuram temple elephant tramples mahout to death

Police said the incident took place near the temple premises. The mahout of the temple elephant of Samayapuram Mariamman Temple near Tiruchi was trampled to death by the pachyderm on Friday. Three women and a child sustained injuries after the elephant suddenly turned wild. The deceased mahout Gajendran, 45, hailed from Mahalikudi near Samayapuram 59

24 May, 2018 7:49 PM Activists against helicopter sorties over the Nilgiris

Not aware of private company’s plans as of now, claim forest officials A helicopter service to be launched in Mettupalayam from May 25 to 29 for locals and tourists to view the Nilgiris mountains has come as a shock to environmental activists. According to an advertisement from JustFly Aviation, people can use the 10-minute helicopter service to see the Nilgiris 54

18 May, 2018 5:46 PM Viral video: Baby elephant's day out at Kerala's Munnar town

A wild elephant calf, which got separated from its calf, walked into the Munnar town on the outskirts of Idukki district of Kerala.  A wild elephant calf, which got separated from its calf, walked into the Munnar town on the outskirts of Idukki district of Kerala. The calf is said to be 5-month old and initially seemed to be startled due to strange surroundings 64

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 33

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 54

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 72

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 49