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Why I Am Not a Christian (1927)

By Bertrand Russell The Lecture that is here reproduced was delivered at the Battersea Town Hall on Sunday March 6,...

Buddhist Commission Report

Appointed To Inquire And Report On The Conversion Of Buddhists In Sri Lanka to Other Religions by Immoral and Fraudulent Means.

LTTE in the Eyes of the World

Collection of press clippings that focus on the actions of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).

Ten Places In Colombo And The Origins Of Their Names

By Vinod Moonesinghe As Sri Lankan towns go, Colombo is relatively young—a mere five centuries from when the Portuguese established...

Colombo’s trams

The Colombo Electric Lighting and Tramways Co Ltd was a British company represented in Ceylon by Boustead Brothers. The Tramways were ready for operations by 1899/1900. This company owned and operated the Pettah Power Station at Saunders Place which supplied the 110 volts DC power to propel the trams.

Commentary on Sinhala Kingship ( Vijaya to Kalinga Magha )

1. Vijaya to Mahasena, in which the dominant attribute of kingship was gamani, which is described as a populist and consensual character emerging out...

Dhamma Gems

2564-2020 Vesak Journal of Servants of the Buddha, Maithriya Hall, Lauries Road, Bambalapitiya

The Temporal and Spiritual Conquest of Ceylon

The Temporal and Spiritual Conquest of Ceylon Vol I Book 1, 2 The Temporal and Spiritual Conquest of Ceylon...

Sri Lanka, Sovereignty, Democracy, & Terrorism

If anyone did not support FP (Federal Party) at the works, then they were looked down upon as traitors of the Tamil race.

Underworld gunman “Chamiya” killed in shootout with police

https://youtu.be/mNx1e67xeiA A member of a criminal gang has died in a shootout with the police in area...