Today’s Lanka news cloud
  • IMF calls for prudence amidst polls (Daily FT)
  • Furious Fowzie wants to take Hiru to court (Republic Next)
  • Gotabaya to make better ties with India a priority: manifesto (The Island)
  • ISIS chief Baghdadi KILLED in Syria (Daily Mirror)
  • Sixty seven maternal deaths so far this year (The Island)
  • Do not allow the destruction of Democracy and Rule of Law (Daily Mirror)
  • Finance

  • SLAMERP takes initiative to work towards dedicated rubber city (Daily FT)
  • Govt has given Rs. 16 bn in concessionary loans to revive tourism: finance minister (The Island)
  • CSE Masterminds Capital Market Quiz on November 5 (The Island)
  • MTI in Bhutan launches project and appoints associate (Daily FT)
  • SL Embassy holds discussions with Saudi Chambers of Commerce and Industry Council (Daily FT)
  • ACL to hold 14th Corporate Law Conference tomorrow (Daily FT)
  • Opinion

  • Enter CBK; Offer “11%” to UNP and Protect SLFP! (Daily Mirror)
  • IBSL comes of age: Joins with AIT to offer degrees in banking and finance in Sri Lanka (Daily FT)
  • President wasting public funds (The Island)
  • Pathfinder Foundation calls for a National Security Strategy for Sri Lanka (Daily FT)
  • No one talks about ‘voter ignorance’ in election season (Daily Mirror)
  • Sri Lanka’s Impending Doom: Invasion Of The Nation-Snatchers (Colombo Telegraph)
  • World

  • Nigeria looks back on 20 years of Sharia law in the north (Deutsche Welle)
  • Masterpiece found in French kitchen fetches €24m (BBC News)
  • Protesters form a human chain across Lebanon (BBC News)
  • ‘People in Lebanon want to live in dignity’ (Deutsche Welle)
  • Thousands rally in Barcelona for Spanish unity (BBC News)
  • ‘Whimpering and crying’ IS leader ‘died like a dog’ in US raid, Trump says (ABC)
  • Climate

  • Oktoberfest ‘produces 10 times as much methane as Boston’ (The Guardian)
  • Mine closures in Wyoming cause hundreds of layoffs (IEEFA)
  • How to talk to kids about the climate crisis (The Guardian)
  • SUVs second biggest cause of emissions rise, figures reveal (The Guardian)
  • Sport

  • Mexican GP build-up: Can Hamilton win title? (BBC Sport)
  • David Warner 100*, Australia 233, Sri Lanka 99 (Cricinfo)
  • Uefa to decide Bulgaria punishment for racist abuse in England qualifier (BBC Sport)
  • Eddie Jones and gurus relish finest hour in their pursuit of perfection | Robert Kitson (The Guardian)
  • Further reading

  • Blue Light Isn’t the Main Source of Eye Fatigue and Sleep Loss (Jstor)
  • Is the Psychology of Greta Thunberg’s Climate Activism Effective? – Facts So Romantic (Nautilus)
  • DARPA is betting on AI to bring the next generation of wireless devices online (MIT Tech Review)
  • How 18 Malware Apps Snuck Into Apple’s App Store (Wired)
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