Funday Times

  • Prince Vasabha flees
    It was the commander’s wife, Metta, who was responsible for getting all the ingredients necessary for the chew of betel and packing it for the commander. She was so concerned about it, that Metta did it faithfully, to the commander’s taste.
  • Railway replaced bullock carts
    It was 140 years ago that the railway was started in our country, which was then known as Ceylon. Although the idea of starting a railway was mooted as early as 1822 it was only in 1864 that the first trains were run.
  • Bridges, a fascinating subject
    Postal authorities in numerous countries select varied topics as subjects for stamps. Australia Post, for example, picked bridges as the subject for a commemorative issue not so long ago.
  • Easy wins for Mahanama, St. Thomas’ and St. Joseph’s
    The Under 12 cricket tournament now in progress was affected by rain for the second successive week. Most of the matches played had to be called off with only one side batting.

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