Morning all,

Here’s today’s headlines:

News

  • Supplies continue amidst curfew (Daily Mirror)
  • Kiwi family stuck in Sri Lanka calls for more assistance from NZ govt. (The Island)
  • India has enough food to feed its poor for 18 months (The Island)
  • Badulla general hospital gets Covid-19 treatment facility (The Island)
  • COVID-19 outbreak causes severe scarcity of masks (Daily Mirror)
  • Introduce new legislation if necessary to curb COVID-19: Ranil (Daily Mirror)
  • Opinion

  • Superpowers Vs Covid-19 (Colombo Telegraph)
  • Save our wild animals including elephants from wanton destruction of habitats (The Island)
  • To all healthcare providers we say, ‘Thank You’ (Daily Mirror)
  • Prioritise the poor and vulnerable! (Daily Mirror)
  • What Is South Asia’s Secret Versus Covid-19? (Colombo Telegraph)
  • One month preparedness to contain coronavirus (Daily Mirror)
  • Business

  • BMICH and Mount Lavinia Hotel facilitate CSR programme for Colombo Uni undergrads (The Island)
  • Pan Asia Bank spreads the joy of reading with‘Day of Charity’ (The Island)
  • Asian business confidence slumps on coronavirus impact (Daily FT)
  • US could pump $ 800 billion or more into economy: Trump adviser Kudlow (Daily FT)
  • Three Sinha launches IKLO Industries for pre-engineered and pre-fabricated steel solutions (The Island)
  • European Central Bank launches emergency €750bn plan (The Island)
  • World

  • Trump is facing a moral dilemma on coronavirus. His choice could define his presidency (ABC)
  • G20 leaders to inject $8 trillion into global economy to fight coronavirus (ABC)
  • EU launches new Libya arms embargo mission in Mediterranean (Deutsche Welle)
  • Coronavirus: Six heartening stories you may have missed (Al Jazeera English)
  • Trump announces plan to relax lockdown US surpasses China and Italy for the most coronavirus cases (France 24)
  • I’m a doctor at Italy’s hardest-hit hospital. I had to decide who got a ventilator and who didn’t (ABC)
  • Climate

  • Coral tells own tale about El Niño’s past (Science Daily)
  • Wood Mackenzie: ‘Low-risk’ renewables now offer same return as oil and gas projects (IEEFA)
  • As the ocean warms, marine species relocate toward the poles (Science Daily)
  • How stable is deep ocean circulation in warmer climate? (Science Daily)
  • $2tn US coronavirus relief comes without climate stipulations (The Guardian)
  • Here’s what the coronavirus pandemic can teach us about tackling climate change (The Conversation)
  • Sport

  • Mikel Arteta: Arsenal manager on coronavirus recovery (BBC Sport)
  • Indy 500 postponed until August because of coronavirus pandemic (BBC Sport)
  • James Anderson on virtual bike races & bowling in the kitchen (BBC Sport)
  • Coronavirus: Brighton player ‘OK’ after testing positive (BBC Sport)
  • Tokyo Olympics: Justin Gatlin, 38, says he can win gold (BBC Sport)
  • Coronavirus: All football below National League to end (BBC Sport)
  • Further reading

  • New Feathered Carnivorous Dinosaur Found in New Mexico (Smithsonian)
  • A Doctor Puts Telemedicine to the Test During COVID-19 – Issue 83: Intelligence (Nautilus)
  • Pompeii Mania in the Era of Romanticism (Jstor)
  • The official jobless numbers are horrifying. The real situation is even worse. (MIT Tech Review)
  • The Masculinization of Little Lord Fauntleroy (Jstor)
  • We just glimpsed how a “digital dollar” might work, thanks to coronavirus (MIT Tech Review)

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