• Ahimsa to challenge US District Court verdict (Daily Mirror)
  • PM denies all allegations leveled against him over storing of paddy harvest at Mattala International Airport (The Island)
  • Intelligence failures, political failings blamed for terror attacks (Daily FT)
  • Case filed in US against Gota dismissed (Daily Mirror)
  • P’ment approves VoA (Daily FT)
  • GSMB has committed violation by allowing export of gold mixed soil, admits its Director (The Island)
  • Finance

  • Alumex introduces Sri Lanka’s first locally manufactured proprietary aluminium systems (Daily FT)
  • Fitch affirms Sierra Cables PLC at ‘BB+(lka)’; Outlook Stable (The Island)
  • Commercial High Court issues enjoining order against Ceramica Bathrooms (Daily FT)
  • SAP paves the way for Sri Lankan businesses to become Intelligent Enterprises (The Island)
  • Accused fined Rs. 400,000 for 5 smuggled cigarettes (Daily FT)
  • BMICH spearheads ‘Go-Green’ initiatives with Urban Forest concept & waste recycling (The Island)
  • Opinion

  • Election Diary When Tamils keep vigil and pray (Daily Mirror)
  • Will Tablet Politics make education great? (The Island)
  • A 4D presidential ‘laugh-a-thon’ that’s not on (Daily FT)
  • Gamini Dissanayake Pursued Practical, Smart Politics Of The Sublime Without Resorting To Cheap, Politics (Colombo Telegraph)
  • Changed political dynamics likely to reflect on election results (Daily Mirror)
  • I believe in National Harmony -Dr. Ajantha Perera- (Daily Mirror)
  • World

  • Poland: Which party wants a Senate recount? Depends who lost (Deutsche Welle)
  • Former Ethiopia PM: Labeling me ‘dictator’ is wrong (Deutsche Welle)
  • Congress grills Facebook boss over currency plan (BBC News)
  • Opinion: Erdogan wins big as clock ticks for Syria Kurds (Deutsche Welle)
  • Five takeways from ‘explosive’ impeachment testimony (BBC News)
  • Iran’s economy plummets under weight of sanctions (Deutsche Welle)
  • Climate

  • Are Wildfires Caused by Utilities or Climate Change? Yes (The New York Times)
  • Scientists tout ocean protection progress, give road map for more (Science Daily)
  • BNEF: Costs for offshore wind, battery storage have dropped sharply in past year (IEEFA)
  • Mapping international drug use through the world’s largest wastewater study (Science Daily)
  • Sport

  • Partizan Belgrade v Manchester United: Savo Milosevic hopes for ‘celebration of football’ (BBC Sport)
  • Bayern Munich ‘shocked’ after attacks on fans at Olympiakos youth match (BBC Sport)
  • Josh Hill: Mena Tour win aged 15 breaks Ryo Ishikawa record (BBC Sport)
  • Joy and pride stirred by Japan is real value of this Rugby World Cup | Andy Bull (The Guardian)
  • Further reading

  • What do mirror tests test? (Aeon)
  • We have the tools and technology to work less and live better (Aeon)
  • This Type of Algae Absorbs More Light for Photosynthesis Than Other Plants (Smithsonian)
  • The First U.S.-China Trade Deal (Jstor)
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