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Hyderabad: Elephant from Kolhapur to carry Bibi ka Alam

2021-08-12 - Hyderabad, India.

An elephant, Madhuri aged 38 years from Kolhapur will be used to carry the Bibi ka Alam standard during the procession on the 10 of Muharram month scheduled next Friday. The costs involved in bringing elephant for the procession are taken care of by Telangana State Wakf Board following a representation of Riyaz ul Hassan Effandi, AIMIM MLC. Madhuri is expected to reach Hyderabad on Friday and will be housed at Khilwat Palace Aashoorkhana located near Charminar bus stand.


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Hyderabad zoo mourns loss of elephant (83), leopard (21)

2021-06-09 - Hyderabad, India.

The Nehru Zoological Pak (NZP) here announced on Wednesday that it has lost an 83-year-old Asiatic elephant and a 21-year-old leopard due to senility. NZP Curator Subhadra Devi said Rani breathed her last on Tuesday and the post-mortem indicated old age related multiple organ failure as the cause of death. Born on October 7, 1938, Rani was one of the oldest elephants in captivity. Devi said Rani lived its life to the fullest and took food till last day and left without any major physical sufferi...


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Elephants unlikely relocated from Kamla Nehru Zoological Park

2011-03-21 - Hyderabad, India.

The five elephants in Nehru Zoological Park may not be relocated to a sanctuary. Highly-placed sources said that Nehru Zoological Park was one among the zoos, which had written to Central Zoo Authority (CZA) requesting an inspection before the relocation is carried out. Awaiting an inspection, the authorities are confident that it is offering an appropriate environment for this largest mammal.


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Nehru zoo elephant for Bonalu

2010-07-27 - Hyderabad, India.

The Environment, Forest, Science and Technology department has permitted the Andhra Pradesh Wild Life warden to provide an elephant from the Nehru Zoological Park for the Bonalu and Moharrum processions. However, the permission would be only for this year.


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DQE to Produce Live Action TV Series "Toomai The Story of an Elephant Boy"

2009-10-02 - Hyderabad, India.

DQE, the AIM listed, India based animation, gaming and live action entertainment group, is pleased to announce the development and production of a live action TV series, 'Toomai The Story of an Elephant Boy'. Adapted from Rudyard Kipling's 'Toomai of the Elephants' and entirely produced by DQE, this 26 episode series has an estimated production budget of EUR7.5 - EUR8.5M, to be raised by pre-sales and scheduled to be concluded shortly.


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Plan for elephant sanctuary draws flak

2008-01-24 - Hyderabad, India.

Even as the tribals are living in a state of fear with the jumbos straying again into the agency areas of Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts, the government has dropped a bombshell by saying that people of nearly 100 girijan villages may have to be vacated once the Centre gives the green signal for the development of a sanctuary exclusively for the tuskers in the area.


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Rajni to be trained for Muharram procession

2008-01-09 - Hyderabad, India.

The Hyderabad district administration has decided to take assistance of animal trainers from Tirupati and Srikakulam for training elephant, Rajni, to carry the historic ‘Bibi-ka-Alam’ during the Muharram procession on January 19. Reviewing the arrangements to be made for smooth conduct of Muharram here on Tuesday, Minister for Energy and Minorities Welfare Mohd Ali Shabbir said a mock procession with the Nehru Zoological Park elephant, Rajni, would also be organised as a precautionary measur...


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Huge problem: Elephants in Gummalakshmipuram forest area after crossing over from Orissa.

Struggling with elephantine problem. State seeks Orissa, Karnataka officials’ aid to drive away murderous herd

2007-10-23 - HYDERABAD, India. Ravi Reddy

Andhra Pradesh has sought the assistance of neighbouring Orissa and Karnataka forest officials to tackle the elephant menace causing untold misery to the people of Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts for the past few weeks. With the death toll mounting to eight and panic-stricken people in the rural areas spending sleepless nights, forest department has chalked out an action plan to drive back the nine-strong herd of elephants into the Lashkari wildlife sanctuary in Orissa.


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Vanaja gets trained for Bonalu fete

2007-07-27 - Hyderabad, India.

It maybe just another walk for Vanaja, a forty-year-old elephant that has seen many a procession since the last three years. But with the Bonalu procession day drawing nearer, officials are a worried lot. Vanaja, which participated in the Moharrum procession last year, got a little panicky causing alarm among the processionists and officials. Mahouts are sparing no efforts to train Vanaja not to react in different situations. For the past few months, special efforts are being made to get it accu...


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An elephant soaking in the luxury of a shower at the zoo in Hyderabad.

Summer? No sweat!

2007-03-22 - Hyderabad, India.

As the mercury starts soaring hinting a long summer ahead, the Nehru Zoological Park has taken up initiatives to provide some respite for its inmates from searing heat. The elephants which recently acquired a separate home, where they retire during nights and also hide from the sun during day time, have been provided with facilities for a regular bath.


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A simple and inexpensive molecular method for sexing and identification of the forensic samples of elephant origin.

2006-07-04 - Hyderabad, India. Gupta SK, Thangaraj K, Singh L. Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad

We have developed a technique based on molecular markers to determine that the carcass is an elephant and that it is a male. Using DNA sequence information from Genbank, we have developed two primer pairs: one for the mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) and the other for the sex-determining region of Y chromosome (SRY) gene of the Indian elephant.


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11 Headlines about Elephants from Hyderabad2021-08-12 - Hyderabad, India - Hyderabad: Elephant from Kolhapur to carry Bibi ka Alam 2021-06-09 - Hyderabad, India - Hyderabad zoo mourns loss of elephant (83), leopard (21) 2011-03-21 - Hyderabad, India - Elephants unlikely relocated from Kamla Nehru Zoological Park 2010-07-27 - Hyderabad, India - Nehru zoo elephant for Bonalu 2009-10-02 - Hyderabad, India - DQE to Produce Live Action TV Series "Toomai The Story of an Elephant Boy" 2008-01-24 - Hyderabad, India - Plan for elephant sanctuary draws flak 2008-01-09 - Hyderabad, India - Rajni to be trained for Muharram procession 2007-10-23 - HYDERABAD, India - Struggling with elephantine problem. State seeks Orissa, Karnataka officials’ aid to drive away murderous herd 2007-07-27 - Hyderabad, India - Vanaja gets trained for Bonalu fete 2007-03-22 - Hyderabad, India - Summer? No sweat! 2006-07-04 - Hyderabad, India - A simple and inexpensive molecular method for sexing and identification of the forensic samples of elephant origin.

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