Friday, Dec 09, 2022

Monkey menace


Monkeys terrorise village in Maharashtra, damage crops & homes

December 17, 2020 4:55 pm

Women and children in the village are scared as the apes enter home kitchens, pick up chapattis (flat flour bread), snatch food from people's hands and when resisted, they attack the villagers.

Karnataka govt plans monkey park in Shivamogga, wildlife activists oppose idea

November 06, 2019 6:01 pm

The monkey park will be the first such in the state and will be set up on 100 acres of land at the Nagavalli forest in Hosanagara taluk, Shivamogga district.

Elderly woman killed in monkey attack in Agra, second death in as many days

November 15, 2018 4:15 pm

On Monday, a 12-day-old baby died after a monkey snatched him from his mother and left him bruised and bitten on the terrace of a neighbour's house in Kachhera Mohalla here.

We will tell monkeys not to procreate: Delhi HC raps wildlife body over contraceptive vaccine

May 25, 2018 3:52 am

The bench also directed the central agencies, which have to give permission for testing on the simians, to process the application in four weeks.

Monkey population won’t wait for panels, says Delhi High Court

April 26, 2018 2:54 am

"In Delhi itself, the population of monkeys is not manageable. Their growth is such that in some states, the farmers have stopped farming. This is not at all tolerable,” the bench said.

Examine relocating monkeys to alternative site, Delhi High Court tells AAP govt

February 04, 2018 4:16 pm

The Delhi High Court also called for expediting the process of developing a vaccine for immuno-contraception, which would use a monkey's immune response to prevent pregnancy

Monkey menace in city: Rampaging monkeys keep residents, forest officials on their toes

May 12, 2015 1:40 am

A call to the forest department will get you phone numbers of ‘monkey catchers’.

Notice to NDMC over electric fencing to keep away monkeys

April 14, 2015 3:46 am

NDMC officials said the electric wires have been installed in VVIP areas such as Shastri Bhawan and North Block.

Minor falls prey to monkey menace

April 06, 2015 3:52 am

The victim, Harry, was rushed to PGI where he was declared dead on arrival by doctors.

Residents blamed for rise in monkey menace

January 03, 2015 12:40 pm

At present, the city has about 500 monkeys, mostly concentrated in the northern sectors and the green belts.


Monkeys to be sterilised in Agra

January 21, 2016 5:47 am

Agra (UP), Jan 21 (ANI): To curb the problem of monkey menace, Agra Divisional Commissioner P Bhatnagar launched a pilot project to sterlise monkeys in the city on Thursday. Bhatnagar said in the first phase of the pilot project, around 500 monkeys would be sterilised. He added that if the first phase would be successful, then there will be a second phase with more number of monkeys.