Djokovic, Federer, Serena on Friday duty at Wimbledon Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer can take a step closer to a Wimbledon semi-final duel when they battle for places in the last-16 Friday. Defending champion and top seed Djokovic, bidding for a third successive Wimbledon title and fourth in total, takes on America’s Sam Querrey. Victory will give the Serb a 31st successive Grand Slam win taking him level ...

The voice of sanity is often drowned* The next time you are on a crowded street at the busiest time of the day, close your eyes and listen. What do you hear? A lot. You hear so much that it’s like you are not hearing anything. Sometimes you can’t hear the person right next to you. Sometimes you can hear yourself. And yet, every single sound you ...

If you’re looking for everything new on Facebook Business, you’ve come to the right place. Just like in May, April and March, here’s a list of all the Facebook marketing materials published this month to help marketers keep up to date. Here are the updates and resources that went live in June.New products, updates and featuresWe made exciting announcements at ...

Highlights: The entire country received low rainfall during the previous week except the sea adjacent to North Eastern side of the island. During the previous week maximum temperature of 35-40 0C was seen along the eastern coastal belt while the minimum temperature of 200 C was recorded in Nuwara Eliya. NOAA NCEP models predict up to 55mm total rainfall in ...

FA Cup 2016 – Team of the Tournament ThePapare.com picked the Team of the Tournament, of the recently concluded FA Cup 2016. Nilanka Kumara Sirisena – Goalkeeper (Army SC) He was instrumental in getting Army to the final with stellar performances in the quarter final, semi-final and the final. Nilanka was the hero in the penalty shootout win against Air Force in the quarter final where he ...

Sussex sign Sri Lanka fast bowler Nuwan Kulasekara for T20 Blast Sussex have signed Sri Lanka fast bowler Nuwan Kulasekara on a short-term deal for the NatWest T20 Blast. Kulasekara will be available for three matches, against Kent, Middlesex and Glamorgan. He will then be replaced by Bangladesh fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman for the last four group games. Kulasekara has played 50 T20 internationals and 173 one-day internationals. He has taken ...

Freedom of information a must in a democratizing process The Right to Information Act (RTI) was passed recently. Late, but better late than never, as they say. So kudos to the Government. In June 2011 I wrote about the relevant issues in an article published in the Daily Mirror. Worth a re-visit, I believe. In May 2009 and for a few months thereafter Colombo appeared (as it has appeared ...

Nilanthi Wickramasinghe The Tertiary & Vocational Education Commission (TVEC) as the apex body in Technical & Vocational Education &Training (TVET) sector, is geared to accomplish its mandate through its main goals, which is to formulate, review, update and implement robust TVET policies and strategies. It also includes planning TVET activities to develop and maintain information systems. Thus developing TVEC’s institutional ...

Bandara slams a ton; 2nd Youth Test ends in a draw Middle-order batsman Ashen Bandara cracked his maiden Youth Test ton for Sri Lanka U19s against South Africa U19s in the 2nd match which concluded in a draw at Welegedara Stadium in Kurunegala on Thursday. The home team resumed the final day on 251 for 4. Overnight centurion, Pathum Nissanka added 20 more runs before he fell to the bowling of ...

Milo President’s Trophy Semi-finals – Preview Isipathana College vs St. Peter’s College Date: 02nd July 2016 Venue: Royal Complex Kick off: 4.30 p.m. League champions Isipathana College will start as favorites against St. Peter’s College this Saturday afternoon at the Royal Sports Complex. Isipathana, after being given a walk over by D.S. Senanayake College, have had a much needed weeks break since the League final. After finishing second best ...

We are pleased to present our first Aura Open Mic. Featuring a variety of performances by musicians, artists, poets and comedians and more.

Dharmaraja, Trinity & Carey banned from Rugby In a controversial turn of events, the Ministry of Education, according to an official communiqué issued with regard to the recent developments in the school rugby arena, has made the decision to ban Dharmaraja College for a duration of nine-months for their unlawful conduct during the St. Joseph’s encounter in Bogambara. Trinity College has also been given a six month ...

Dialog Champions League 2016 – Week 2 Preview The Dialog Champions League will go into its second round of matches this weekend and ThePapare.com has a look at what we can expect from the action over the course of the weekend. Group A Army SC v Blue Star (3rd June at Kelaniya Football Complex at 3.30pm) Army SC will begin their campaign this week and will be ...

While we plot SLexit… In November 1917, as the Commissar for Foreign Affairs of the Soviet Republic, Leon Trotsky was tasked to negotiate the nature of the peace with the German Imperial High Command. The delegation led by Trotsky, even as it was negotiating the terms of the peace treaty with the German Government in Brest-Litovsk that December, distributed leaflets to the German troops ...

The Colombo Food Festival happens every other Sunday. If you have missed it so far, or liked it the previous times, you can drop by on July 10 for the next one.

What we saw at Cutting Edge 2016: Part Two Cutting Edge 2016, IIT’s student showcase happened on 23 and 24 June. On Day 01 we saw our fair share of projects by students putting the lessons they’ve learned into practice. When we walked into IIT on Day 02, we saw a lot more happening. Here are some highlights from Day 02 of Cutting Edge 2016. The day started off ...

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