• Presidential Election 2019: Which way will the North swing? (Sunday Observer)
  • Mahesh Senanayake dismiss claims that he wants to step down (The Island)
  • Former top cop bats for GR as corruption scandal explodes (Sunday Observer)
  • SLMA urges presidential aspirants to give top priority to ending brutal ragging (The Island)
  • TRC, EC pass the buck on policing broadcasters (Sunday Observer)
  • Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe Vs. the Avant Garde paper trail (Sunday Observer)
  • Finance

  • Keeping pace with rapidly evolving technologies : AI for agriculture: Pilot project underway (Sunday Observer)
  • Memories of Arabia (The Island)
  • Two ComBank Mastercard Credit Card holders off to   Rugby World Cup in Japan (The Island)
  • US $ 135 b economy by 2025 – Ceylon Chamber launches draft paper (Sunday Observer)
  • HIP presents new wing to Tissapura Junior School (The Island)
  • Seylan Tikiri month for the Sixth Consecutive Year (The Island)
  • Opinion

  • A special hell for principled pundits (Sunday Observer)
  • Looking back on the Constitutional Coup (Sunday Observer)
  • A Special Hell For Principled Pundits (Colombo Telegraph)
  • Bible & Tamil Muni Predicted The End Of Elam (Colombo Telegraph)
  • “Hold Me In Contempt”: The Past That Haunts Candidate Rajapaksa (Colombo Telegraph)
  • They knew: The Easter Sunday attacks (Sunday Observer)
  • World

  • Will Mike Pompeo run for Senate? (BBC News)
  • Crisis-stricken Argentinians set to choose new president (Deutsche Welle)
  • Chile protests: President calls for cabinet reshuffle (Deutsche Welle)
  • Zimbabwe sanctions: The government and the West play the blame game (Deutsche Welle)
  • Opinion: A timeless Europe (Deutsche Welle)
  • Deadly protests flare again in Iraq after day of bloodshed (France 24)
  • Climate

  • GE & BlackRock create $250 million fund to deploy more solar for commercial and industrial use (IEEFA)
  • Engineers develop a new way to remove carbon dioxide from air (Science Daily)
  • Reframing Antarctica’s meltwater pond dangers to ice shelves and sea level (Science Daily)
  • Richard Branson: ‘Aviation can be carbon neutral sooner than we realise’ (The Guardian)
  • Sport

  • Premier League: What happened in the English top flight on Saturday? (BBC Sport)
  • Roger Federer beats Stefanos Tsitsipas to reach Swiss Indoors final (BBC Sport)
  • ‘We knew it would rile them’: Mako Vunipola on England’s haka response (The Guardian)
  • PCB proposes Rawalpindi and Karachi as venues for Sri Lanka Test series (Cricinfo)
  • Further reading

  • Dial Meow for Murder (Jstor)
  • A neural net solves the three-body problem 100 million times faster (MIT Tech Review)
  • The secret to better beer could lie in cell signaling networks (MIT Tech Review)
  • Rudy Giuliani Butt-Dialed a Reporter (Twice!) (Wired)
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