‘No Comment!…And Don’t Quote Me On That.’

About The Book The United Nations, whose primary mandate is international peace and security, enjoyed some of its lighter moments when the “glass house by the east river” was occasionally rattled with loud laughter. Did Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev bang his shoe on his desk to attract the General Assembly president’s attention during the October 1960 session? And, as rumor would have it, …

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Keeping the Peace: Writings and Reflections on Peace-Building in Sri Lanka

Editor: Asiff Hussein    Publisher: Muslim Women’s Research and Action Forum Pages: 102   Price: Rs.500 This work is a collection of essays and thoughts on peace-building in Sri Lanka by the leading peace advocates and activists of our times.  The book is a particularly timely release as Sri Lanka emerges from the shadow of a nearly thirty year civil war and …

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Springs of Saylan: The Muslim Contribution to Sri Lanka by Asiff Hussein

Springs of Sailan is a compendious work on the Muslim contribution to Sri Lanka authored by Asiff Hussein and published by Sailan Muslim Foundation. The Muslims of Sri Lanka have for long lived in peace and harmony with the other communities that have made Sri Lanka their home.  They have contributed immensely to the culture, economy and the national life …

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100 Year History of Zahira College

100 Year History of Zahira College, Colombo 1892-1992 written by Marina Ismail and M.M.M. Mahroof. It is available for sale at Zahira College, Colombo 10. Please contact the Principal.

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