40 relations: Ananda College, Bachelor of Arts, Bangalore, Baptists, Barrister, Berlin, Borella, Ceylon National Congress, Charles Webster Leadbeater, Colombo, Dharmaraja College, Donoughmore Commission, Education, Governor of Ceylon, Henry Steel Olcott, James Peiris, Jesus College, Oxford, Jurisprudence, Kandy, Kelaniya, Knight Bachelor, Legislative Council of Ceylon, Lincoln's Inn, List of Sri Lankan non-career diplomats, Master of Arts (Oxbridge and Dublin), Pali, Pettah, Sri Lanka, Politician, Ratmalane Sri Dharmaloka Thera, Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka, Sanskrit, Sinhalese language, Sri Lanka, State Council of Ceylon, Supreme Court of Sri Lanka, Theravada, University of Calcutta, Vidyalankara Pirivena, Wesley College, Colombo, 1915 Sinhalese-Muslim riots.
Ananda College (Sinhala: ආනන්ද විද්යාලය) is a national school for boys, with a student population exceeding 7,000 across 13 grades from primary to secondary classes, on a campus of in Maradana, Colombo.
A Bachelor of Arts (BA or AB, from the Latin baccalaureus artium or artium baccalaureus) is a bachelor's degree awarded for an undergraduate course or program in either the liberal arts, sciences, or both.
Bangalore, officially known as Bengaluru, is the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka.
Baptists are Christians distinguished by baptizing professing believers only (believer's baptism, as opposed to infant baptism), and doing so by complete immersion (as opposed to affusion or sprinkling).
A barrister (also known as barrister-at-law or bar-at-law) is a type of lawyer in common law jurisdictions.
Berlin is the capital and the largest city of Germany, as well as one of its 16 constituent states.
Borella is the largest suburb in Colombo, Sri Lanka represented by divisional code 8.
The Ceylon National Congress (CNC) was a Nationalist political party which was formed in Ceylon on 11 December 1919.
Charles Webster Leadbeater (16 February 1854 – 1 March 1934) was a member of the Theosophical Society, author on occult subjects and co-initiator with J. I. Wedgwood of the Liberal Catholic Church.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
Colombo (translit,; translit) is the commercial capital and largest city of Sri Lanka.
Dharmaraja College (ධර්මරාජ විද්යාලය), founded in 1887 is a premier Boys' School in Kandy, Sri Lanka.
The Donoughmore Commission (DC) was responsible for the creation of the Donoughmore Constitution in effect between 1931–47 in Ceylon (now called Sri Lanka).
Education is the process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits.
The Governor of Ceylon can refer to historical vice-regal representatives of three colonial powers.
Colonel Henry Steel Olcott (2 August 1832 – 17 February 1907) was an American military officer, journalist, lawyer and the co-founder and first President of the Theosophical Society.
Sir James Peiris (1856 – 1930) was a prominent leader in the Sri Lankan independence movement, the first elected Vice-President of the Legislative Council of Ceylon and the first native Governor of Ceylon (Acting).
Jesus College (in full: Jesus College in the University of Oxford of Queen Elizabeth's Foundation) is one of the colleges of the University of Oxford in England.
Jurisprudence or legal theory is the theoretical study of law, principally by philosophers but, from the twentieth century, also by social scientists.
Kandy (මහනුවර Mahanuwara, pronounced; கண்டி, pronounced) is a major city in Sri Lanka located in the Central Province.
Kelaniya (Sinhalese: කැලණිය Tamil: களனிப்) is a suburb of Colombo city in Western Province, Sri Lanka.
The dignity of Knight Bachelor is the most basic and lowest rank of a man who has been knighted by the monarch but not as a member of one of the organised orders of chivalry; it is a part of the British honours system.
The Legislative Council of Ceylon was the legislative body of Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) established in 1833, along with the Executive Council of Ceylon, on the recommendations of the Colebrooke-Cameron Commission.
The Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn is one of the four Inns of Court in London to which barristers of England and Wales belong and where they are called to the Bar.
This is a list of Sri Lankan non-career diplomats, who have been appointed by Government of Sri Lanka as Ambassadors and High Commissioners, but are not Career diplomats by profession, meaning they are not from the Sri Lanka Foreign Service, but are from different professions and politicians.
In the universities of Oxford, Cambridge, and Dublin, Bachelors of Arts with Honours of these universities are promoted to the title of Master of Arts or Master in Arts (MA) on application after six or seven years' seniority as members of the university (including years as an undergraduate).
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
Pali, or Magadhan, is a Middle Indo-Aryan language native to the Indian subcontinent.
Pettah is a neighbourhood in Colombo, Sri Lanka located east of the City centre Fort.
A politician is a person active in party politics, or a person holding or seeking office in government.
Ratmalane Sri Dharmaloka Thera (May 28, 1828 – August 15, 1885) was a scholar Buddhist monk who lived in the 19th century in Sri Lanka.
The Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka (RASSL) is based in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Sanskrit is the primary liturgical language of Hinduism; a philosophical language of Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism and Jainism; and a former literary language and lingua franca for the educated of ancient and medieval India.
Sinhalese, known natively as Sinhala (සිංහල; siṁhala), is the native language of the Sinhalese people, who make up the largest ethnic group in Sri Lanka, numbering about 16 million.
Sri Lanka (Sinhala: ශ්රී ලංකා; Tamil: இலங்கை Ilaṅkai), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea.
The State Council of Ceylon was the unicameral legislature for Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), established in 1931 by the Donoughmore Constitution.
The Supreme Court of Sri Lanka (Sinhala: ශ්රී ලංකා ශ්රේෂ්ඨාධිකරණය Sri Lanka Sreshthadikaranaya)(Tamil: இலங்கை உயர் நீதிமன்றம் Ilankai ucca nitimanram) is the highest court of Sri Lanka.
Theravāda (Pali, literally "school of the elder monks") is a branch of Buddhism that uses the Buddha's teaching preserved in the Pāli Canon as its doctrinal core.
The University of Calcutta (informally known as Calcutta University or CU) is a public state university located in Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), West Bengal, India established on 24 January 1857.
Vidyalankara Pirivena is one of the largest Buddhist pirivenas in Sri Lanka.
Wesley College, Colombo, popularly known as "Wesley" or "The Double Blues" is a leading school providing primary and secondary education in Sri Lanka.
The 1915 Sinhalese-Muslim riots (also known as the anti-Muslim riots of 1915 or the 1915 Buddhist Mohammedan riots or the 1915 Ceylonese riots) was a widespread and prolonged ethnic riot in the island of Ceylon between Sinhalese Buddhists and the Ceylon Moors and the brutal suppression of it by the British colonial authorities.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.