For the first time in Sri Lankan football history, referees used the ‘vanishing spray’ in the FA Cup 2016. The historic moment happened in the quarter finals of the FA Cup where FIFA referees Dilan Perera and Prashanth Rajkrishna used the spray in the Renown v Java Lane and Saunders v Blue Star matches.  Visit the FA Cup Hub   ...

Football 360 reviews the FA Cup Quarter Finals, how Colombo FC annihilated Hillary SC, Renown SC’s dominance over Java Lane, Army v Air Force thrilling match which went into penalties and Saunders v Blue Star.  Visit FA Cup Hub  The post Review – FA Cup 2016 Quarter Finals appeared first on ThePapare.com.

LIRNEasia @ Sri Lanka’s 1st national summit on foresight and innovation LIRNEasia was a core partner for Sri Lanka’s first national summit on “Foresight & Innovation for Sustainable Human Development” that was convened by UNDP and the Ministry of National Policies and Economic Affairs. Held in Colombo from 24-25 May 2016, the summit brought together more than 300 people from government, private sector, and civil society from all over the country. ...

Field Notes: An Event Apart Boston 2016 Automatticians, the people who build WordPress.com, participate in events and projects around the world every day. Periodically, they report back on the exciting things they do in the community. This week, designers Kjell Reigstad and Mel Choyce and code wrangler Kelly Dwan attended An Event Apart in Boston, Massachusetts. An Event Apart is a tech industry conference built by, and ...

The Google Phone App Now Works with Most Newer Android Devices Both apps would later return, but compatibility with only Google’s stock Android devices meant the vast majority of devices were left out in the cold. Still we remained hopeful and after all this time, it appears Google has loosened up and quietly made the Phone app compatible with most newer Android smartphones.According to the Google Play Store, the app can ...

Google IO Extended 2016 | Sri Lanka – The Live Blog Captains Log: 20:00 – It is 8PM on Wednesday the 18th of May 2016. If you head towards the SLECC (Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre) you will most likely encounter a large gathering of people clad in white t-shirts bearing an abstract lion. They have all gathered for one reason, and one reason only: Google I/O Held annually in ...

George Redhawk: the World Through My Eyes I first came across George Redhawk by accident. Someone on my Facebook shared a GIF. A GIF, for the very few who don’t know what I’m talking about, is a short, animated image, usually looping in on itself. This one showed a human face; a man, woman, I can’t tell, but on his head was a phoenix vomiting fire. His eyes and ...

Yesterday I gave the keynote address at the University of Colombo MBA Alumni Association conference. I covered global value chains, need for trade agreements and the problem of state-owned enterprises. The slides are here.here Here is some of the media coverage. “I believe that Samurdhi is an important infrastructure. I think that a country that does not look after its ...

MIDO continues raising awareness on how ICTs can serve persons with disabilities This past week, a three-day tech camp for persons with disabilities was held in Yangon. Htaike Htaike Aung of MIDO, with help from our invaluable disabilities consultant Nirmita Narasimhan, made a well received presentation on how ICT applications in the local languages can be used to make persons with disabilities (any disability) more independent. This was a continuation, and one ...

The most coveted Bradby Shield will take it stage in the second leg at the Lion’s Den this Saturday afternoon for a 4.10pm kick off. Royal travelling to hill capital with a 5 point lead and any points in the bag is a gift when it comes to big encounter.  Visit the Schools Rugby Hub  The post Former Captains reflect on 72nd Bradby Shield appeared first on ThePapare.com.

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