Human-elephant conflicts | Daily FT

[embedded content]Human-elephant conflicts are currently being reported for over 60-70 years in 133 Divisional Secretariat Divisions in 19 districts of the country. The only thing that has been done to prevent this crisis is rounding up elephants in forest reserves and placing electric fences encircling them. We learned about a…

Mangala: The great ‘what if?’ | Daily FT

It has been three months since former Minister Mangala Samaraweera’s passing. When he died of COVID-19 complications, Samaraweera held no political office.Yet he is profoundly missed, now more than ever perhaps, and more than any other politician of his generation. With his untimely demise, Mangala Samaraweera left huge questions about…

President lauds exporters | Daily FT

Commends exporters for outstanding performance in 2019/20 and 2020/21 Says he has confidence to build strong foundations for successful and prosperous tomorrow for Sri Lanka if exporters support his vision Opines best way for economy to grow medium to long term is by creating new export products, expanding into new…