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Negombo Toastmasters Club 8th Installation Ceremony for year 2017/2018

Negombo Toastmasters held its eighth Executive Committee Installation Ceremony for 2017/2018 on 12 August 2017 at Paradise Beach Hotel, Negombo. The Chief Guest was DTM Arjuna ⁠⁠⁠Jayadarshana and the Guest of Honor was TM Sudath Fernando who is a charter member of Negombo Toastmasters Club. Area Director for District 89 Area H4 Sudath Ranaweera was also present at the occasion. Another two of our charter members TM Mohammed Marzook, Division Director TM Anura Perera also joined us on this important day.

Negombo Toastmasters Club 8th Installation Ceremony for year 2017/2018

The following officers for 2017/2018 were installed at the ceremony.

  • President – TM Tony Ukwattage
  • Vice President/Education – TM Bavanitha Rajagugan
  • Vice President/Membership – TM Gihan Wijayatilake
  • Vice President/Public Relations – TM Romesh Malinga Perera
  • Secretary – TM Tissera Maduranga
  • Treasurer – TM Buddika Liyanage
  • Sergeant-at-Arms – TM Shehan Gunasinghe

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Suzuki WagonR Hybrid (Stingray) – Fuse design (Identifying and changing the blown fuse)

Suzuki WagonR Hybrid (Stingray) – Fuse design (Identifying and changing the blown fuse)

Introduction

We all come across some situations where some electronic features are not working suddenly. Most of the time it relates to a blown fuse. In this article, we talk about how to identify and replace a blown fuse. When doing this, it is always recommended to have a good idea about what functionalities relate to each fuse. So mainly in this article, we will talk about Suzuki WagonR Hybrid fuse design.

Where can we find the fuses in Suzuki WagonR Hybrid?

Mainly fuses found in five places. However, we are talking about three out five places where you will find fuses related to electronic accessories.

Under the Steering Wheel

Suzuki WagonR Hybrid (Stingray) – Fuse design - Under the Steering wheel Suzuki WagonR Hybrid (Stingray) – Fuse design - Under the Steering wheel

Fuse design

Suzuki WagonR Hybrid (Stingray) – Fuse design - Under the Steering wheel

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Sri Lanka Holidays Calendar 2017 for office365, Google etc. in ics format

Sri Lanka Holidays Calendar 2016 for Outlook & Google As Everyone requested I added the Sri Lankan Holiday calendar for 2017 . Seems like this year is a good year in the terms of holidays (only till May 🙁 ).  This will allow you to add the Sri Lanka Holidays Calendar 2017 to your digital calendar (Most of the online digital calendars that we use these days don’t have in built option to add the holiday calendar for Sri Lanka). Download ICS format 2017 Sri Lankan holiday calendar .

Adding to office365

  1. Add calendar
  2. From file (don’t go to holiday calendar, Sri Lanka is not available there)
  3. Select file to upload and a calendar that holidays will be added (Create a separate new calendar is recommended. Use RED color)
  4. Save

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Suzuki WagonR Hybrid (Stingray) – Tyre pressure / Air Pump

Suzuki WagonR Hybrid (Stingray)

Introduction

If you are searching for this you might be checking the tyre pressure for the first time and trying to use your air pump for the first time. This article target the information related to this operation. Most of these information can be found in the manual (section 8-5)

Recommended tire pressure

Type Size Pressure Remarks
Standard (Stingray) 155/65R14 75S 280 kPa (around 40 psi) In manual it recommends tyre pressure of 41.6 Psi. This is mainly targeting the highways in Japan. However in Sri Lanka we face lot of rough road conditions and higher temperatures. So it is good to keep the tyre pressure around 35 Psi.
Standard 165/55R15 75V 240 kPa (around 35 psi) In manual it recommends tyre pressure of 35 Psi. This is mainly targeting the highways in Japan. However in Sri Lanka we face lot of rough road conditions and higher temperatures. So it is good to keep the tyre pressure around 30 Psi.

This information is stickered on the car body near driver side door

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Toastmasters Round Robin session, Round Robin Master Role and New ideas

Round robin master - Harshana

What is round-robin session and who is round-robin master

Round-Robin Session has been developed by the Toastmasters in Sri Lanka. This is a warm-up session that happens just after the introduction of the role players and just before the prepared speeches. Aim of this session is to improve the Speaking Skill and Listening Skill of members and ultimately brake the emotional barrier and get everyone to speak.

Round Robin Master is the person who leads this session by presenting a topic or a rolling story and handles its flow to make sure everyone gets the chance to speak up. This is highly important as this might be the only time that everyone gets the chance to speak up.

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Sri Lanka Holidays Calendar 2016 for office365, Google etc. in ics format

Sri Lanka Holidays Calendar 2016 for Outlook & Google

Its really important to track the holidays when you plan work ahead. But most of the online digital calendars that we use these days don’t have in built option to add the holiday calendar for Sri Lanka. Add the Sri Lanka Holidays Calendar 2016 to your digital calendar. Download ICS format SRI-LANKA-HOLIDAYS-2016 .

Adding to office365

  1. Add calendar
  2. From file (don’t go to holiday calendar, Sri Lanka is not available there)
  3. Select file to upload and a calendar that holidays will be added (Create a separate new calendar is recommended. Use RED color)
  4. Save

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Romantic Opera (රෝමාන්තික ඔපෙරාව) By Kasun Kalhara (Lyrics)

I looked for these lyrics all over the internet and finally i found it in a blog (http://dumbaat.blogspot.com/) and thought it requires a re-blog. This is one of my favorite songs. හේමන්ත නිද්‍රාවේ, ගිලෙන හැන්දෑවක නිසල තාවයේ මතුවෙන්නේ ඔබේ දෑස පත්ලේ ඇවිලෙන, ප්‍රේම අද්‍යාශ යයි සිහිනේ උමතු නිම්නේ, මා හුදෙකලාවේ… Read More »Romantic Opera (රෝමාන්තික ඔපෙරාව) By Kasun Kalhara (Lyrics)

Pomodoro Technique for Learning

I have to know about this technique when I was a university student. It worked really well for me and therefor I thought of sharing with the readers. This technique talks about taking small breaks in between work sprints.

A "pomodoro" kitchen timer, after which the method is named

A “pomodoro” kitchen timer, after which the method is named

What do you need?

  • A timer (If you cannot find it get a watch)
  • Notebook
  • Your learning material

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How social media factors and weather variations can influence business

Leapset Software Engineers, Sasinda Premaratne and Malinga Perera took over this Friday’s Innovation Session with a discussion on ‘Connecting the Dots.’ They talked about how social media factors and weather variations can influence business, and how Leapset’s analytics solution ‘Leapset Insights’ takes these influences into account in order to help… Read More »How social media factors and weather variations can influence business

Camouflaged Spider at Home

Today i went to cut one of the trees, which seemed to provide too much shade to the small trees around it. In addition, I found an interesting creature, which looks like a spider. It was blended to the surrounding so well. I might not have seen it if it did not move. I took some pictures from different angles. Try to identify the creature. (I have scaled down the picture quality to suit web)

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