Woman dies in elephant attack

March 30, 2024 12:15 pm

DAMAK, March 30: A woman in Kamal Rural Municipality in Jhapa district died in an elephant attack last night.

KANCHANPUR, March 6: Locals of Shuklaphanta Municipality-5, Garjmuni, could not chase away a herd of elephants entering their paddy fields before night despite placing several measures.

MORANG, Jan 2:  In the vicinity where an elephant was fatally shot on Monday morning, other elephants have wreaked havoc during the night, causing damage in the area of Purbanchal University situated in Sundarharaincha Municipality-7 of Morang and its surroundings.

Elephant found dead in Morang

January 1, 2024 12:34 pm

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 1: An elephant from India has been found dead in Sundarharaicha, Morang. A 12-year-old wild elephant was found dead in the Janjagaran Community Forest located in Sundarharaicha Municipality-10.

CHITWAN, Dec 15: The 17th Chitwan Elephant and Tourism Festival 2080 is all set to be organized in the tourist town of Sauraha in Chitwan district from December 26 to 30. The festival was halted for four years due to various reasons including the COVID-19 pandemic.

CHITWAN, Nov 12: Locals are panicked after ‘Dhrube’ a wild elephant, which has killed many people, started moving towards human settlements from Chitwan National Park (CNP). For the past 15 days, Dhrube has started appearing in Madi area and Ward No. 23 and 24 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

JHAPA, Oct 11: The lifeless body of an adult elephant was found this morning in the Kamaldham wetland area, situated in Bhadrapur Municipality-2 within the Rampokhari Community Forest.

Elephant found dead in Kanchanpur

August 17, 2023 10:20 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: A wild elephant lost its life after becoming trapped in a safety tank located in Kanchanpur.

Elephant dies due to electrocution

October 3, 2021 16:35 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: A native elephant named ‘Makuna’ of the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve has died due to electric shock.

Two women trampled to death by elephant

December 11, 2019 18:30 pm

BHIMDUTTANAGAR, Dec 11 : Two women of Dodahra Chandani have been killed in an attack by wild elephants today.

KATHMANDU, Aug 19: Two youth entrepreneurs are producing paper from elephant dung for the first time in Sauraha, Chitwan. Keeping the proper elephant dung management and deforestation in case of producing paper in mind, they came up with the idea of producing paper out of elephant dung.

CHITWAN, July 24: Popularly known as Ronaldo, a wild elephant has stolen people’s peace of mind in settlements near the Chitwan National Park. On Monday night it wreaked havoc in Janakpur village of Khairhani Municipality – 12. Ronaldo entered a resident, Homenath Dhamala’s house and scattered off around four quintals of rice in store.

JOHANNESBURG, June 16: One of Africa’s largest wildlife preserves is marking a year without a single elephant found killed by poachers, which experts call an extraordinary development in an area larger than Switzerland where thousands of the animals have been slaughtered in recent years.

SIRAHA, May 7:  A 70-year-old was trampled to death by a wild elephant here last night. The deceased has been identified as Buddha Maya Magar, of Dharmapur Gairitole of Golbazar municipality10, Siraha.

A colony of elephant seals took over a beach in Northern California during the government shutdown when there was no staff to discourage the animals from congregating in the popular tourist area, an official said.

Training process of animals used in entertainment is inhumane and cruel. Elephants are trained by scaring them like showing fire and pricking with needle. Likewise, oxen are trained by torturing, beating and captivating.

LUSAKA , Nov 27: Britain’s Prince Harry on Monday offered Zambia support with boosting the country’s dwindling elephant population, as he began a two-day working visit without his pregnant wife Meghan.

ITAHARI, Oct 24: To the great joy and excitement of the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve fraternity, Shovakali, a 52-year-old elephant, gave birth to a healthy calf on 5 October. Though the calf, which the reserve family finds ‘cute’ and has been their darling, its safety remains a challenge for them to overcome.

Elephant kills mahout

August 31, 2018 04:15 am

CHITWAN, Aug 31: Baurilal Sardar, a mahout, was killed by a male elephant on Thursday.

AFRICAN elephants could become extinct within decades unless poaching is halted, British campaigners warned yesterday. The Born Free Foundation said an elephant is being killed every 25 minutes to feed the illegal trade in ivory, treasured in the Far East for its alleged medical properties.

INARUWA, June 25: A woman died in an elephant attack at Baraha municipality of Sunsari district this morning.

Elephant menace continues in Jhapa

February 25, 2018 09:27 am

DAMAK, Feb 25: Elephant menace has continued unabated in Jhapa and western Ilam, putting lives and property at risk. On Saturday alone, two locals from Birtamod Municipality-7 of Jhapa lost their lives in a wild elephant attack. With this, the elephants have killed three people in just one month.

KANCHANPUR, Feb 23: Wild elephants straying from the Shuklaphanta National Park are wrecking havoc in the adjacent villages, said the locals.

Wild elephant kills two women in Saptari

February 14, 2018 01:39 am

SAPTARI, Feb 14: Two women were trampled to death by a rampaging wild elephant of the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve (KTWR) which entered their settlement in Saptari on Tuesday.

Two trampled to death by elephant

February 13, 2018 20:05 pm

RABIRAJ, Feb 13: Two women were killed in an attack by a wild elephant at the Koshi tappu wildlife reserve in Kanchanpur.

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A ban on ivory sales in China, the world's largest importer and end user of elephant tusks, takes effect on Sunday with wildlife activists calling it a vital step to reducing the slaughter of the endangered animals.

WASHINGTON, Nov 21: Conservation groups sued the U.S. government on Monday over a plan to allow hunters to bring home elephant and lion trophies from Zimbabwe, following changing statements about the possible move by President Donald Trump’s administration.

Man killed in elephant attack

November 1, 2017 15:19 pm

A person was killed in an attack by a wild elephant at Satar Basti at Bhadrapur municipality-10 in Jhapa district. The victim is around 35 years old Durga Bahadur Katuwal of Bhadrapur Municipality-9.

JHAPA, August 26: The government has allocated Rs 20 million in the first phase for controlling the wild elephant menace here in the district.

Poachers kill elephant in Kanchanpur

August 26, 2017 07:48 am

BHIMDATTANAGAR, August 26: A group of poachers killed an elephant at Punarbas Municipality-10 in Kanchanpur on Thursday night, said the District Forest Office.

Elephant in the room

August 26, 2017 00:13 am

The recent video ‘Elephants to the rescue in Nepal’ is an example of cultural appropriation

Poachers kill elephant

August 25, 2017 17:48 pm

BHIMDATTANAGAR (Kanchanpur), Aug 25: A group of poachers killed an elephant at Punarbas Municipality-10 in Kanchanpur on Thursday night, said the District Forest Office.

Elderly dies in elephant attack

July 21, 2017 18:03 pm

GAIGHAT (Udayapur), July 21: An elderly man was killed when a pair of wild elephants attacked him at Belaka Municipality-3 in Udayapur on Friday.

BHADRAPUR (Jhapa), July 19: A perennial occurrence of wild elephant menace has terrified the locals of then Chandragadhi VDC -1, 3 and 9 in the district.

JHAPA, May 9: District Forest Office (DFO), Jhapa, has forwarded a process to create an 'Elephant Corridor' to reduce the terror of wild tuskers that has been a great nuisance and threat for the locals.

Elephant kills 2 in Saptari

April 5, 2017 08:12 am

RAJBIRAJ, April 5: A wild elephant from Koshi Wildlife Reserve terrorized the locals of Hunumannagar Bazaar of Saptari district on Tuesday morning, killing two people.

RAJBIRAJ, April 4: Wild elephant from Koshi Wildlife Reserve terrorized locals at Hunumannagar Bazaar area of Saptari district on Tuesday morning and killed two.

Elderly dies in elephant attack

January 31, 2017 14:33 pm

PARSA, Jan 31: An elderly man was killed after being attacked by a wild elephant at Sonbarsa VDC in the district last night.

RATNAGAR (Chitwan), Jan 10: An Indian tourist was killed after a wild elephant attacked her inside the Chitwan National Park in Chitwan today.

URLABARI (Morang), Jan 7: A 84-year-old man lost his life to a wild elephant's attack at Sagfara in Ilam district on Saturday morning.

Elephant Festival kicks off in Sauraha

December 26, 2016 14:51 pm

RATNANAGAR (Chitwan), Dec 26: An elephant festival has kicked off in Sauraha of Chitwan on Monday with a view to boosting up local tourism.

Elephant kills man in Saptari

December 26, 2016 10:13 am

RAJBIRAJ, Dec 26: A person has died after being attacked by two wild elephants in Saptari district on Saturday night.

One trampled to death by elephant

December 25, 2016 15:28 pm

RAJBIRAJ, Dec 25: Raghunath Khadka, 60, of Bhaluwatol was killed by a wild elephant at Bhaluwa in Bhardaha-9, Saptari.

Man killed in elephant attack

December 15, 2016 12:50 pm

PARSA, Dec 15: A man was killed after being attacked by a wild elephant at Nirmalbasti VDC in Parsa district on Wednesday night.

CHITWAN, Dec 14: Four community forests located in Chitwan's western part have introduced elephant safari with an aim to boost tourism.

RATNANAGAR, Dec 12: Four community forests along the Chitwan National Park (CNP)'s buffer zone have got permission for operating elephant safari.

BARDIYA, Dec 12: The fourth edition of the Extensive Elephant Festival is taking place at Thakurdwar in Bardiya from December 13 to 14.

Woman trampled to death by wild elephant

November 20, 2016 17:40 pm

KAKARVITTA, Nov 20: A woman was trampled to death by a wild elephant at Sharanamati of Jhapa on Sunday morning.

Elderly killed in elephant attack

November 7, 2016 12:43 pm

SURUNGA (Jhapa), Nov 7: A 60-year-old man was killed in an attack by a wild elephant at Bahundangi-2 in Jhapa district today morning.

BARDIYA, Sept 18: A deep scary silence has been prevailing in two Tharu villages of Suryapatuwa VDC since Thursday after a child and an elderly were crushed to death by wild elephant.