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  • V-P advises other nations to refrain from commenting on India‚Äôs internal matters
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Elephant kills cyclist in Dooars of Bengal, Leopard evacuated safely

Siliguri, Apr 19 (UNI) In a fresh man-animal conflict a tusker todaytrampled to death a man while he was cycling on the highway to hisworking place in the Dooars of West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district, forest
ranger Dulal Ghosh said.
The killing of man by the adult elephant happened in broad day light around Targhera jungle checkpost.
Eyewitnesses said the pachyderm came out of the forest on the state highway and picked up the panicked cyclist, who stopped paddling before the jumbo, from its trunk and hurled on metal road and stumped on the body.
The deceased, identified as Priyanath Biswas (40), a carpenter by profession.
The body was sent for postmortem.
The ranger said the bereaved family would be compensated accordingly. Elsewhere, a live leopard was today got into a trap inside the Simulbari tea estate.
The leopard was also evacuated safely into a jungle.
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Telangana Cabinet congratulates farmers who sown crops following Regulatory Farming Policy of govt

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Teenager dies of Covid, kidney complicacies, toll reaches eight

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