Funday Times

  • The battle of Kolambalaka
    The Brahmin Tissa had a huge army of sons of Ruhuna. They were well versed in the art of war-fare. They came as far as Mantota. As they were nearing the border, the Tamil army was awaiting them. Their army was organized under seven commanders. They were experts from South India.
  • Gal Vihara images - finest anywhere in the world
    Buddha statues cut out of rock are seen in many places in Sri Lanka. Among them, the ones at Gal Vihara in Polonnaruwa offer a rare sight with four rock-cut statues in a row.
  • Gappu - The Brave
    In a busy town in south India was a zoo. In it lived a hippopotamus whose name was Gappu. Gappu was a kind and gentle creature who loved children. However the children always made fun of him and this made him very sad. “See how ugly that creature is.”
  • The Story of Mother’s Day
    The earliest Mother’s Day celebrations can be traced back to the spring celebrations of ancient Greece in honor of Rhea, the Mother of the Gods. During the 1600’s, England celebrated a day called “Mothering Sunday”. Celebrated on the 4th Sunday of Lent (the 40 day period leading up to Easter*), “Mothering Sunday” honored the mothers of England.

| Front Page | | News | | Editorial | | Columns | | Sports | | Plus | | Financial Times | | Mirror Magazine |
| TV Times |
| Funday Times |

Copyright © 2001 Wijeya Newspapers Ltd. All rights reserved.
Please send your comments and suggestions on this web site to