Navigation Links
Jharkhand Elephant may Have Been Poisoned

An eight-year-old elephant which died under mysterious circumstances not far from here may have been poisoned, officials say//.

The animal died Tuesday in Huntar village, 45 km from Ranchi. Forest officials are awaiting an autopsy to ascertain the cause of death. But they suspect it was poisoned.

"We are not sure but we strongly believe the elephant was poisoned to death by villagers. Elephants have caused havoc and villagers might have used poison to drive away the tuskers," said an official Wednesday.

The elephant, part of a herd of 18 elephants, started behaving abnormally and died within a few hours, villagers said. They added that the cause of death could be the pesticides sprinkled on nearby crops.

"No external injury has been found on the elephant. Veterinary doctors will reveal the cause of death," said S.B. Gaikwad, a forest conservator.

In the last five years, 330 people have been trampled to death by elephants. Over 70 tuskers have died in the same period due to different reasons like electrocution and poaching.

Source-IANS/M
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Jharkhand reports 13,000 Malaria cases
2. Jharkhand To Have Mobile Hospital
3. Jharkhand Gives Health industry status
4. Jharkhand Pharmacies Refuse To Sell Viagra
5. Jharkhand Chemists to Boycott Viagra
6. Yoga Guru Ramdev Invited to Tap Ayurveda Potential by Jharkhand Govt
7. Ramdev Signs MOU With Jharkhand Govt To Set Up Ayurveda Hospital
8. Jharkhand Govt Tie Up With Ramdev To Preserve Rare Herbal Plants
9. Jharkhand To Host Chicken Festival
10. Jharkhand Faces Acute Shortage Of Life-saving Drugs
11. Druggists On Strike In Jharkhand To Protest Against VAT Anomalies
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Conventional wisdom preaches the benefits of moderation, whether ... latter, setting the bar too high can result in disappointment, perhaps even self-loathing. However, ... their goal. , Research from PsychTests.com reveals that behind the tendency ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... June 19, 2016 is World Sickle Cell Observance Day. In an effort to ... treatments, Serenity Recovery Center of Marne, Michigan, has issued a pain management ... (SCD) is a disorder of the red blood cells, which can cause episodes of ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. announced that 20 Florida attorneys are recognized ... this recognition are considered among the top 2 percent of lawyers practicing within the ... this year’s Legal Elite Hall of Fame: Miami Shareholders Mark D. Bloom, Burt ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Topical BioMedics, Inc, makers of Topricin and MyPainAway Pain Relief ... a minimum wage raise to $12 an hour by 2020 and then adjusting it yearly ... lost value of the minimum wage, assure the wage floor does not erode again, and ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... York, NY (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 ... ... publication Haute Living, is proud to recognize Dr. Barry M. Weintraub as a ... that “the most beautiful women in the world, and the most handsome men, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... 23, 2016 Research and Markets ... Market by Type (Organic Chemical (Sugar, Petrochemical, Glycerin), Inorganic ... Coating, Parenteral) - Global Forecast to 2021" report ... The global pharmaceutical excipients market is projected to ... of 6.1% in the forecast period 2016 to 2021. ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 ... CAPR ), a biotechnology company focused on the ... announced that patient enrollment in its ongoing randomized ... has exceeded 50% of its 24-patient target. Capricor ... the third quarter of 2016, and to report ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... and INDIANAPOLIS , June 23, ... a Lilly Diabetes Tomorrow,s Leaders Scholarship is any indication, ... winners, announced today online at www.diabetesscholars.org by ... 1 diabetes stand in the way of academic and ... the Foundation,s scholarship program since 2012, and continues to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: