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  • Aslam, N. (The International Conference on Land Transportation, Locomotive Heritage and Road Culture - 2017, 2017)
    Geographically in ancient times the term Pakistan applied to the North West region of Subcontinent. Owing to its peculiar geographical location ancient Pakistan had been closer contact with Afghanistan, China, Central Asian ...
  • Bhat, R. (The International Conference on Land Transportation, Locomotive Heritage and Road Culture - 2017, 2017)
    The heritage of ‘transport’ is as ancient as the human existence; transport has much more significance than the ‘movement’. The phenomenon of transport entails the connection of cultures, carrier of ideas as well as ...
  • Kumara, V; Ven.Nanda, S. (The International Conference on Land Transportation, Locomotive Heritage and Road Culture - 2017, 2017)
    The importance of the Pali Canonical and Commentarial literatures cannot be narrowed to the religious teachings only. It, indeed, incorporates the essential information that gives light on the other subjects such as culture, ...
  • Bhatawadekar, S. (The International Conference on Land Transportation, Locomotive Heritage and Road Culture - 2017, 2017)
    Railways form an integral part of achievements of the Industrial age that changed the notions of distance, time and space, and led to progress and development. Running the railways involved huge infrastructure, including ...
  • Johns, J. (The International Conference on Land Transportation, Locomotive Heritage and Road Culture - 2017, 2017)
    The Silk Road which passed through Central Asia to the East- linked the West with regions like India and China, facilitating the trade of silk and other commodities like horses and tea, but as a by-product, exchange of ...
  • Thilakarathna, K.C.M.; Ranasinghe, W.M.N.D. (The International Conference on Land Transportation, Locomotive Heritage and Road Culture - 2017, 2017)
    Sri Lanka’s rail transportation was pioneered and developed by the Britishers after capturing the Kandyan kingdom in 1815. England was where the railway transportation emerged as a viable solution to all hindrances in ...
  • Thilakarathna, K.C.M.; Ranasinghe, W.M.N.D. (The International Conference on Land Transportation, Locomotive Heritage and Road Culture - 2017, 2017)
    Sri Lanka’s rail transportation was pioneered and developed by the Britishers after capturing the Kandyan kingdom in 1815. England was where the railway transportation emerged as a viable solution to all hindrances in ...
  • Chatterjee, S. (The International Conference on Land Transportation, Locomotive Heritage and Road Culture - 2017, 2017)
    Serampore is an old tract or region of Hooghly between the dry bed of the river Saraswati and Hooghly. Serampore and its adjacent areas were under the administrative control of Saptagram Government and were under the ...
  • Wijesuriya, D. (The International Conference on Land Transportation, Locomotive Heritage and Road Culture - 2017, 2017)
    In this research paper on industrial archaeology, the intent is to demonstrate how novel modern transport from Europe was established and integrated into late 19th century Ceylonese society known for its deeply rooted ...
  • Herath, O.V. (The International Conference on Land Transportation, Locomotive Heritage and Road Culture - 2017, 2017)
    As Martti I. Jaatinen, a Finnish architect defined a good road in his book entitled “Tie suomalaisessa maisemassa” (The Road in the Finnish Landscape) in 1967, “A good road is a living, total work that arises from a vision, ...
  • Yahampath, P. (The International Conference on Land Transportation, Locomotive Heritage and Road Culture - 2017, 2017)
    Roads development in Sri Lanka has become a key agenda in national development process, fulfilling needs of infrastructure establishment. Improvements of existing roads have been prioritized instead of new roads construction ...
  • Das, P. (The International Conference on Land Transportation, Locomotive Heritage and Road Culture - 2017, 2017)
    We have seen Kolkata’s Tram has its own heritage in this world. But, today’s Kolkata is not the same as earlier Kolkata. After the 17th century to pre-independent era of India as well as Calcutta, a lot of foreign communities ...
  • Dissanayake, D. (The International Conference on Land Transportation, Locomotive Heritage and Road Culture - 2017, 2017)
    Pilgrimages developed with devotees traveling to visit sacred spaces and sacred objects and symbols. Among the followers of Buddha and Dhamma, there was no reason, and no necessity to go on pilgrimages or worship any objects ...
  • Dwivedi, R.K. (The International Conference on Land Transportation, Locomotive Heritage and Road Culture - 2017, 2017)
    The paper presents the evolution of cultures from the footprints to highways through the ages between India and Sri Lanka. It focuses on the theoretical aspects of mobility of people, ideas and culture through the land, ...
  • Rane- Kothare, A. (The International Conference on Land Transportation, Locomotive Heritage and Road Culture - 2017, 2017)
    Following research paper deals with discovery of new evidences in Western Maharashtra by the author Anita Rane-Kothare of Maps engraved on hillocks, indicating trade routes towards the Deccan plateau from the Neolithic ...
  • Kothalawala, C. (The International Conference on Land Transportation, Locomotive Heritage and Road Culture - 2017, 2017)
    Pack Animals such as camels, goats, elephants, mules, donkeys, horses and yaks are used by humans to transport goods, humans, etc. All the weight bears on pack animals’ back. In ancient time, animals such as camels, goats, ...
  • Gogoi, H.D.; Goswami, G. (The International Conference on Land Transportation, Locomotive Heritage and Road Culture - 2017, 2017)
    Palanquin was a means of land transport which is especially used in eastern Asia as well as in Assam usually for one person that consists of an enclosed box-like litter borne on the shoulders of men by means of poles. It ...
  • Chakrabarti, M. (The International Conference on Land Transportation, Locomotive Heritage and Road Culture - 2017, 2017)
    A palanquin, also called palki, is a covered sedan chair on four shafts carried by two, four or more men (Kaahar). Palkis have been mentioned in the Indian epics. A beautifully decorated and covered cart protected its ...
  • Somadeva1, R.; Wanninayake, A.; Devage, D.; Ambalampitiya, J; Fernando, R. (The International Conference on Land Transportation, Locomotive Heritage and Road Culture - 2017, 2017)
    Symbolism is one of the major cognitive advances that had been prominently developed by anatomically modern humans. It involved a complex web of biological, ecological and social qualifiers acquired through the evolutionary ...
  • Badikillaya, G.U. (The International Conference on Land Transportation, Locomotive Heritage and Road Culture - 2017, 2017)
    This paper is an attempt to understand how the Buddhist pilgrimage centres in India came into existence, who started the trail, what motivated devotees to undertake such travels, the route charting and its spread from the ...

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