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THOUGHT for the Day

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself; nothing, but the triumph of principles.
                      - Ralph Waldo Emerson


Political solution through reconciliation

Since June this year, when we last addressed this forum, Sri Lanka has made significant strides towards a lasting and durable solution to our long-standing conflict. I wish to acknowledge with gratitude the keen interest the members of this Council have displayed in the evolving situation in Sri Lanka and wish to reassure them that, with the defeat of terrorism, the President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s Government is doing its utmost to restore, rebuild and renew the foundations of a democratic social order throughout the Lankan territory.

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The Morning Inspection - Malinda 

The black and white of the (mis)information industry

There is this strange thing about skin colour. If you are white, you can do no wrong, you are above-board, intelligent, good hearted etc etc, at least that’s what certain high-ranking people on the global stage seems to believe. I am talking specifically about James Elder, UNICEF’s Communications Director in Sri Lanka, who has been asked to leave the island by September 21, 2009.

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Don Bosco Vocational Training Centres:

Beacon to a darkened landscape

Don Bosco Vocational Training Centres are located in all parts of Sri Lanka. There are no less than 10 such training centres approved by the Board of Investment alone and they scattered from North to the South and East to the West. What business is a vocational training centre having with the Board of Investment? That seems a very legitimate question.

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The ninth death anniversary of M. H. M. Ashraff falls today:

Kingmaker of the East

Nine years sounds quite a long period, but not when it comes to Ashraff. It seems only yesterday that he took off without bidding us farewell. Aman his only son, a young man with his adorable Zahara, by his side brings but Ashraff to life. The humility, genuine warmth, and secrecy in generosity in abundance, is truly Ashraff in Aman.

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