So I hear horror stories about the new work place which makes me wonder what my life would be like starting 22nd of this month. I have nothing to look forward to other than finishing my masters and I should shift focus to getting an suv and maybe a small manageable place to call my own. This may take a ...

It’s been too long, far too long. It’s like those habits we try to shy away from, or keep at, without much luck. I read some bits everyday. I would’ve liked to said “a lot” but that’s genuinely not the case. But of what I read, I am amused, entertained and enthralled. Enthralled at how […]

Kandy Blues & Colombo Reds victorious at Schools Nationals The Under-19 Schools Hockey Nationals took was held in Colombo from the 29th June to 01st July with Kandy blues crowned as the girls’ champions  while  team won the boys’ championship.  Find out how the action unfolded in the knock out stages. Quarterfinals Quarter finals of both Boys and Girls U19 Hockey Nationals took place in Colombo on the ...

A Paraplegic’s Proposal (In Sickness and in Health) The flame-tested soul And crescendo-tearing heart Could only gaze at his upward leaned eyes Searching for an eternity in one paltry second And when her nodding chin said it all Tempests stormed his eyes As he rolled towards her vermilion isles – In disbelief and awe -, her mouth slowly descended to his As four lips clasped tightly together ...

Roar Weekly News Roundup: Week 5, June 2016 The Central Bank Governor received a lot of attention in local media this week, while in foreign news a deadly terrorist attack on a Turkish airport, and the aftermath of the Brexit referendum take centre stage. As we ease into the month of July, here’s the week in news: Local Central Bank Issue: No New Governor Until Finance Minister Returns ...

Gayani Dissanayake named Sri Lanka Netball Captain As expected Gayani Dissanayake has been named Captain for the Asian Netball Championships with Darshika Abeywickrama as her deputy. Both players have represented the country over the past couple of years and their experience will definitely be a plus for the Lankans. Dissanayake was also the skipper of the Youth Netball team that won the Asian Youth Netball Championships ...

ThePapare Basketball Championship 2016 – Escalating Schools Basketball The much awaited All Island U19 A Division (Boys/Girls) ThePapare Basketball Championship was launched today. ThePapare.com; Sri Lanka`s NO.01 Sports Hub who has been in the forefront of escalating sports in Sri Lanka shares it`s passion with the basketball fraternity of the island sponsoring the main calendar event of the annual basketball calendar the All Island U-19 A Division ...

M.Phil. Opportunity Research Topic: Non-Rhizobial nodulation of Legumes  An M.Phil. opportunity is available for a suitably qualified B.Sc. (Special/Honours/General) graduate who wishes to pursue further studies in plant-microbe interactions. Preference will be given to those candidates who have a background in agricultural microbiology or biological nitrogen fixation. Start date: Negotiable Duration: 2 years Stipend: Rs 35,000-40,000/Month Please send your CV by e-mail ...

Under 23 One-Day tournament to kick off on 4th July The SLC Under 23 division one one-day tournament 2016 will commence on the 4th of July with the next generation of cricketers vying for top honours in a 20-day competition. The curtain-raiser of this year’s tournament will be played between Ragama Cricket Club and Army Sports Club at the Thurstan College grounds. The final has been scheduled to be played ...

During the last Presidential Election, CMEV was able to mainstream its Election observation process, providing opportunities for Persons with Disabilities to work at CMEV office, as well as in the field as short term Election observers. At the same time, CMEV worked to Educate and inform Persons With Disabilities to exercise their right to vote while proactively engaging in the civil ...

Will Chaminda Bandara make his debut in Cardiff? The fifth and final ODI between Sri Lanka and England will be worked out on Saturday (2nd July) at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff and the visitors might be constrained to make some changes to their lineup. The series is done and dusted, with the hosts’ winning securing a 2-0 unassailable lead after four games. The biggest talking point after the ...

Mullaitivu ‒ An Unlikely Tourist Destination We were almost gliding on the new roads in Northern Sri Lanka. That is when the Nandikadal lagoon started running parallel to us at a distance. Shiva, the driver of the trishaw, indicated the spot where LTTE’s leader Prabhakaran was found dead. Despite my requests, he did not stop his trishaw. He was scared that the army would question him ...

Milo Schools Rugby Knockout Semifinals Preview After an absolutely exhilarating quarter final soiree last weekend , the much anticipated semi finals fast approach with this weekend playing host to two matches that will be jam packed with excitement for the ardent rugby fans . The first match will be played on saturday between League champs Isipathana vs the Blue white and yellow clad lads St ...

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