The trains are just that, a metal giant rolling itself through those noisy paths and smashing everything that comes in its way.
A new addition to this list has come with the official declaration of the Singphan Wildlife Sanctuary as the Singphan Elephant Reserve
“The Elephant Protection Act reflects the values of my generation, who don’t want animals to suffer for the sake of human entertainment.”
12 August is now being celebrated as the World Elephant Day since 2012 to raise awareness about the plight of Asian and African elephants.
Padma Bhushan award recipient, Olympic medalist and five-time undisputed world boxing champion Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom breaks the chain – this time for, the mighty elephant.
The Nehru Memorial Museum and Library invites all interested to a public lecture on ‘Elephant, empire and ecology in ancient India’ by Prof. Raman Sukumar of the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. The elephant rose from the status of a supreme animal, Gajatame, in early Buddhist India to that of […]
This month’s topic for chat is “Human-wildlife Conflict” and will be moderated by A. Christy Williams Ph.D.
The killing of elephants on railway tracks in West Bengal made headlines recently. On 22nd September, seven elephants including one calf were mowed down by a Guwahati bound goods train near Moraghat level crossing around midnight. The railway track in question passes through an elephant corridor which, according to the […]
The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) recently released a Report of the Elephant Task Force (ETF) and announced the setting up of a National Elephant Conservation Authority (NECA) along with declaring the elephant as a National Heritage Animal. The specialized ETF was previously set up by the Ministry under […]