Today’s Lanka news cloud
  • IMF releases $ 164 m for SL under EFF (Daily FT)
  • PM says no secret pacts between Sajith and Tamil parties (The Island)
  • CB Chief lists focus areas for incoming president (Daily FT)
  • Sivajilingam resigns from TELO (The Island)
  • EC Chairman revokes his own order (The Island)
  • Police raid another Facebook party (The Island)
  • Finance

  • Sri Lanka economy slowly recovering from Easter attacks: IMF (The Island)
  • MCC agreement making headlines again (Republic Next)
  • MTI shares Asian best practices at Thimphu Tech-Park (Daily FT)
  • Huawei Nova 5T offers many technological innovations: country head (The Island)
  • Are apartment developers moving to the suburbs? (The Island)
  • Bocuse d’Or Sri Lanka 2019 to identify nation’s top culinary prowess (The Island)
  • Opinion

  • Show suitable films to patients seeking doctors (The Island)
  • Building sector reform: Another challenge for Mr. President (Daily FT)
  • Dr Shafi – Victim Of Professional Jealousy & Racism Of Medical Professionals (Colombo Telegraph)
  • Beyond campaigns: Choosing the best candidate (Daily Mirror)
  • Don’t sign MCC agreement (The Island)
  • Go set a watchman – Part I (Daily FT)
  • World

  • United States GP build-up: Hamilton set for sixth title (BBC News)
  • Washington ‘may not need’ to put tariffs on European cars: Ross (Deutsche Welle)
  • Protests against Pakistan’s Imran Khan: Right-wing vs. right-wing (Deutsche Welle)
  • Brexit leader Nigel Farage rules out UK election bid (Deutsche Welle)
  • ‘Sexual assaults’: Bangladesh seeks worker’s return from Saudi (Al Jazeera English)
  • Hong Kong protests: Knife attacker bites man’s ear off (Deutsche Welle)
  • Climate

  • British farmers are not the enemy in the battle against the climate crisis | Joe Stanley (The Guardian)
  • Saudi Aramco IPO: the ultimate marriage between carbon and capitalism (The Guardian)
  • Climate change, pandemics, biodiversity loss: no country is sufficiently prepared (The Conversation)
  • French project showcases nuclear industry’s mounting problems (IEEFA)
  • Sport

  • India v Bangladesh: Tigers seal first T20 win over hosts in Delhi (BBC Sport)
  • Houston Texans 26-3 Jacksonville Jaguars: Texans win last London game of 2019 (BBC Sport)
  • South Africa’s rugby triumph and history | Letters (The Guardian)
  • World Cup offered timely reminder of rugby’s values, on and off the pitch (The Guardian)
  • Further reading

  • The Bizarre Social History of Beds (Jstor)
  • Free Tools Boost 2020 Election Security, But Not Enough (Wired)
  • The First BlueKeep Mass Hacking Is Finally Here—but Don’t Panic (Wired)
  • Drones That Work for Food, a Self-Landing Plane, and More News This Week (Wired)
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