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Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship

                                        - The Buddha


‘Delivering the truth’ A polls watch with a difference

The National Polls Observations Centre is a polls watch with a difference. At a time when the credibility of such organizations are open to question due to foreign funding and hidden agenda, the NPOC was started by a group of professionals with their own funding without depending on foreign grants to ensure full transparency and independence.

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Another ‘bailout plan’

The civil war in Sri Lanka is a clear example of political collapse. Both Sinhala and Tamil polities lost their ‘good politics’ decades ago and hence we have the present war. However, after 1987 with the India-mediated peace proves, mainstream Sinhala political forces were compelled to rediscover the political path that had been negated.

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On a hallowed ground

THE great achievement of Martin Wickramasinghe is that he helped us look back without false pride and harmful nostalgia. Classical works of the past which had rested securely and unchallenged on the top shelf of our literary hierarchy came under the incisive and clinical scrutiny of Wickramasinghe’s critical gaze to be pulled down as unimaginative

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On My Watch

Tigers play the last human trump

It is time to see for how long more the LTTE will be able to hold back the civilians within its ever shrinking territory, and whether they will heed the calls by all who believe in the sanctity of human life to have mercy on those people, or use them as bloody pawns in the escape plans for its beleaguered leaders

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Political solution The next target

A Sri Lankan military victory over the LTTE is necessary for any chance of peace coming to fruition in Sri Lanka. Only with the LTTE gone as a military force from the island nation does Sri Lanka in general and Sri Lankan Tamils in particular have a chance for a peaceful and prosperous future.

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