The much-anticipated Zahira Walk, organized by the OBA to commemorate 125 years of excellence, took place on the 5th of August, 2017 at the College premises. “The Walk was commenced from the College entrance and proceeded through T.B. Jayah Mawatha, Lipton Circle, Horton Place and
Wood Badge is a Scouting leadership programme and the related award for adult leaders in the programmes of Scout associations throughout the world. Wood Badge courses aim to make Scouters better leaders by teaching advanced leadership skills, and by creating a bond and commitment to
Congratulations to the 2 soccer stars of Zahira! We wish you all the best for your future matches.
What has Islam ever done for us? apart from the algebra, the trigonometry, the optics, the astronomy and the many other scientific advances and inventions of the Islamic Golden Age. Well, if you like art and interiors, there’s always the stunning patterns that grace mosques,
We live in a society that places a high value on the professions and white-collar jobs, and that still considers blue-collar work lower status. It’s no surprise that parents want their children to pursue careers that will maintain or increase their status. In high socio-economic
Arasi Marikar Wapchi Marikar 1829-1925 Arasi Marikar Wapchie Marikar bought the shares of several heirs of maradana land and donated a portion of it to build a mosque and later built another mosque called the Fareed Thakkiya. He had started off his career as an
Zahira Scouts won the Cup Championship at the Annual Colombo District Scout Swimming Meet held on 1st July 2017 at the British School. Nalanda College 2nd. Ananda College 3rd. Last year we were runners up by 3 points less. Reported by: Mr. Saqqaf Muheed, Chairman
There is evidence that there were Muslim merchant settlements in Sri Lanka as early as the 7th century. M. A. M. Shukri has used the Arabic (Kufi) inscriptions in Sri Lanka to throw light on the origins of Sri Lanka’s Muslims. He says that the
How many of these scientists—and their contributions—did you know of? Will you be the next Sri Lanakan scientist?
Levels of intelligence are pretty well the same around the world, regardless of race, gender, or religious affiliation. As human beings, we share the same brainpower, just as we share all other physical functions. Mercifully, earlier views of racial inequality have in most places been