Railway strike enters third day

The railway strike launched by several trade unions has entered its third day, amid fears that one of the longest stoppages in years could continue into next week. Transport Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva has called for an end to the protest action, adding that it would not mean that[…]

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Environmentalists seek long-term measures to tackle Sri Lanka’s elephant woes

By Maheesha Mudugamuwa In the wake of the Government receiving the Cabinet nod to construct more electric fences to solve human-elephant conflict (HEC), environmentalists urged the Government to reconsider its proposal and to stop wasting public money on short-term solutions. Environmentalists stressed that if the Government neglected the human-elephant conflict[…]

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