• Dismissal of Petition no bar on Police probe into Gotabaya’s citizenship (Republic Next)
  • Journalists, activists honoured with ‘RTI Citizenship Appreciation Felicitation Awards’ on International Day for RTI 2019 (The Island)
  • My late father’s industrialization concept A FACTORY FOR EVERY DIVISIONAL SECY AREA: Sajith (Daily Mirror)
  • Can’t recognise UNHRC resolution on SL: Gota (Daily Mirror)
  • EC cracks whip on use of armed forces, war victory in propaganda (Daily FT)
  • Cabinet approves retirement benefits for MS (Daily Mirror)
  • Finance

  • Manufacturing slows down in Sept. but services remain positive (Daily FT)
  • Debt and lack of resources cause rural poverty – AKD (Republic Next)
  • Cigarette smuggling in Sri Lanka: Hype vs. reality (The Island)
  • British Council supports Integrated Rural Development through capacity building for Sri Lankan rural communities (The Island)
  • Amana Bank launches Business Plus (Daily FT)
  • Amana Bank offers the quickest Home Financing solution in the market (The Island)
  • Opinion

  • Aruwakkalu garbage clash (The Island)
  • Muslim voters want a national leader who will eliminate extremism amongst all communities (Daily FT)
  • Innovation conundrum: We do or don’t do! (Daily FT)
  • Presidential Election: The Truth About The ULF’s Stand (Colombo Telegraph)
  • Former rebels attempting unlikely union (Daily Mirror)
  • Declare one’s religion truthfully (The Island)
  • World

  • Opinion: Poland solidifies its illiberal politics (Deutsche Welle)
  • Who are the major players in northern Syria? (Deutsche Welle)
  • Why won’t Democrats vote to authorise impeachment? (BBC News)
  • Turkey-Syria offensive ‘not our problem’ – Trump (BBC News)
  • Catalonia protesters begin march toward Barcelona (Deutsche Welle)
  • Turkish President to meet with Mike Pence to discuss Syria (ABC)
  • Climate

  • Climate change increases risk of mercury contamination (Science Daily)
  • Are we underestimating the benefits of investing in renewable energy? (Science Daily)
  • Galapagos study highlights importance of biodiversity in the face of climate change (Science Daily)
  • Extinction Rebellion’s car-free streets showcase the possibility of a beautiful, safe and green future (The Conversation)
  • Sport

  • Brooks Koepka: World number one dismisses notion of McIlroy rivalry (BBC Sport)
  • Rugby World Cup: How Japan became a force to be reckoned with (BBC Sport)
  • El Clasico: La Liga ask for Barcelona-Real Madrid game to be moved (BBC Sport)
  • Formula 1 reveals plan to stage Miami race at Dolphins stadium (BBC Sport)
  • Further reading

  • Rooted (Aeon)
  • Do we possess our possessions or do they possess us? (Aeon)
  • How the Zamboni Changed the Game for Ice Rinks (Smithsonian)
  • “The West is divided. This is the worst of all worlds.” (MIT Tech Review)
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