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Name: Mahout
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Delhis jumbo loss Six city elephants feared dead

All six elephants found missing during a recent inspection in Delhi are feared dead, frantic searches and a wildlife department inquiry have revealed.With this, the number of elephants — kept by 6-7 families in south Delhi’s Sangam Vihar for a living ... [Published Hindustan Times - 18 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Why You Should Visit Thailand Right Now

When a military coup seized control of Thailand’s government in May 2014, frightened travelers abandoned their vacation plans and tourism plummeted by about 20 percent in the Southeast Asian nation, according to the Tourism Authority of Thailand. A coup ... [Published Forbes.com - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 3 reports

8/19/2014: Metro: Six elephants go missing, mahouts to face action

NEW DELHI: The Delhi government is set to cancel the ownership licence of mahouts under the Wildlife Protection Act after six pachyderms went missing in the last few weeks. Chief conservator of forests and chief wildlife warden Anil Kumar Shukla said ... [Published Hindustan Times - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Unchain elephants, HC directive to Indore zoo

ess efforts of a voluntary organisation bore fruits on Monday as on the directives of the Madhya Pradesh High Court, elephants Moti and Champa will be unchained.They were chained for almost seven years because they were allegedly showing aggressive nature. ... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Officials order hunt for six missing elephants in India

An investigation is under way after six of Delhi's 24 licensed elephants 'disappear' A search for six missing elephants is under way in the Indian capital amid fears some may have been killed for their ivory tusks.The missing elephants are among 24 licensed ... [Published Telegraph - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Where've Delhi's elephants gone? Forest dept clueless

New Delhi: The forest department recently found out that the number of elephants in Delhi has come down from 14 in 2009 to just eight now. It has not been able to find out what happened to the six that are missing. Most of the elephants are kept in cramped ... [Published Times of India - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Calm Arjuna a big relief for Dasara officials

MYSORE: Arjuna is unusually calm this Dasara season. As the tusker, who's been carrying the golden howdah for two years, gets ready to slip into his Dasara duties, he's been quite remarkable.The elephant from Nagarahole, who has the mandate of key officials ... [Published Times of India - Aug 16 2014]
Entities: Mahout, Acquisition
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Travel news round-up: an eco-lodge in Vietnam and seaside lodges in Devon

Plus working with mahouts in Thailand, hotels offering Google Glass and star-gazing in SuffolkAn Lam Ninh Van Bay eco-lodge on Vietnam’s south-east coastEscapismAccessible only by boat, An Lam Ninh Van Bay is a remote eco-lodge, hidden by forested hills ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Dasara jumbos to enter Palace today

Following several arduous operations in various parts of Hassan, Mysore and Chamarajanagar districts, which included the elephant capture operation in Alur taluk and tiger capture operations at H D Kote and Gundlupet taluks, Dasara elephants will arrive ... [Published Deccan Herald - Aug 16 2014]
Entities: Mahout, Operation, Savari
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Even after 5 days, mahout sitting on elephant's back fails to control it

Subscribe to News18In a one of its kind incident, a mahout has been sitting on an elephant’s back for the past five days just to control the vexed creature.The incident occurred in Manda village of Allahabad district where a vexed elephant created panic ... [Published IBNLive India News - Aug 14 2014]
Entities: Mahout, Allahabad
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Remembering Thailand, remembering my brother

The elephant didn’t seem particularly confused. It was merely curious. That was the only way to make sense of why, as it meandered down a street in a remote village in Thailand, it had chosen to stick its sizable head into the lobby of the no-frills hotel ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 2 reports

Officials order 24-hour care for grieving elephant

Officials said her decline reflects the range of elephants' emotions and their ability to love and grieve. In recent years Indian elephants have made headlines for a series of violent and fatal attacks on people straying onto their territory, or raids ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 01 2014]
Entities: Mahout, Alcohol, Violence

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...housed,  as members of the royal family often go to the Kodi Bhairava Temple nearby and she feared the jumbos could block their pathway to it. " So, we decided to shift the second batch of elephants to the dhobi ghat. The first batch is  camping as always at the northeast corner of the palace, near the Kodi Someshwara temple" said a palace official
"The company has tested all the facilities to ensure that they are in line with the operational standards for the two ferry boats. The technical facilities include fixing steel beams to ensure safety of operations and facilitate docking while boarding and disembarking by passengers and vehicles, regardless of weather conditions" Mahdi bin Mohammed Al Abdwani, the CEO of NFC had informed last week
...illegally sold off by their mahouts came to light when the forest department recently conducted an inspection and found the numbers not tallying. "I had formed a committee to look into the status of captive elephants. We implanted microchips in them but we don't know what the mahouts did with those. There are eight elephants left now who have been recently checked. Show cause notices have been issued to mahouts whose elephants are missing. We did not get a satisfactory explanation from them as to how the six went missing" said A K Shukla, chief wildlife warden
"These [allegations] were brought to us recently and we have started investigations. Apparently, the two missing elephants haven't been seen in the city for couple of years now. We have questioned relevant people and will take action if any law has been violated" , he said

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Delhis jumbo loss Six city elephants feared dead [Published Hindustan Times - 18 hours ago]
Why You Should Visit Thailand Right Now [Published Forbes.com - 23 hours ago]
A royal procession [Published The Statesman - Aug 20 2014]
A dying art: Elephant training.in India [Published Special Broadcasting Service - Aug 20 2014]
Dasara jumbos to be housed at Dhobi Ghat of Mys... [Published Deccan Chronicle - Aug 19 2014]
8/19/2014: Metro: Six elephants go missing, mah... [Published Hindustan Times - Aug 19 2014]
6 elephants go missing, govt cancels mahouts’ l... [Published Indian Express - Aug 18 2014]
Unchain elephants, HC directive to Indore zoo [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Aug 18 2014]
Sayyid Asa’ad hails ferryboat service on Shanna... [Published Times of Oman - Aug 18 2014]
Where've Delhi's elephants gone? Forest dept cl... [Published Times of India - Aug 18 2014]
Officials order hunt for six missing elephants ... [Published Telegraph - Aug 18 2014]
Six elephants missing, Delhi govt issues notice... [Published Business Standard India - Aug 18 2014]
Elephants make grand entry into Palace [Published Times of India - Aug 17 2014]
Travel news round-up: an eco-lodge in Vietnam a... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 16 2014]
Calm Arjuna a big relief for Dasara officials [Published Times of India - Aug 16 2014]
Dasara jumbos to enter Palace today [Published Deccan Herald - Aug 16 2014]
Dasara elephants arrive in style [Published The Hindu - Aug 14 2014]
Even after 5 days, mahout sitting on elephant's... [Published IBNLive India News - Aug 14 2014]
Remembering Thailand, remembering my brother [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 14 2014]
Mysore Dasara: Ex-parliamentarian turns peacema... [Published Deccan Chronicle - Aug 13 2014]
Muscat-Masirah ferry service plan will get unde... [Published Times of Oman - Aug 13 2014]
6 Fascinating Facts You Didn’t Know About Eleph... [Published TakePart - Aug 12 2014]
Ferry service for residents of Masirah [Published Times of Oman - Aug 12 2014]
Dasara in mourning: No grand welcome for elephants [Published Bangalore Mirror - Aug 12 2014]
Youth Day pledge to face new challenges [Published Times of Oman - Aug 11 2014]
Dasara elephants' march toned down [Published Business Standard India - Aug 11 2014]
Two-minute guide to Thailand [Published Travel Mole - Aug 11 2014]
In the making: An elephant village! [Published SentinelAssam.com - Aug 10 2014]
NoHadoop [Published Virtualization Journal - Aug 10 2014]
Why World War II was an India story too [Published Times of India - Aug 09 2014]
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Machine Learning Goes Open Source [Published ReadWriteWeb - Aug 07 2014]
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