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Is It A Hobson’s Choice When Voting At The Next General Election?

The general election to be held on 17th of August will decide which political party will rule this country for the next five years. The two main contending political parties are the UPFA and the UNF. It will be one of these two major political entities either with or without forming a coalition with other minor political parties that will ultimately form the next government of this country.

Hobson's Choice - Either Ranil or Mahinda on the August 17?
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Sri Lankan General Election: Who do people want as Prime Minister, Mahinda or Ranil?

There are many more quotations on politics and politicians, and the quotations cited here may strike a chord with our politicians and their politics in general. Of course, Sri Lanka is not unique in this regard and our politicians have their fallibilities as much as others in country’s throughout the world. Politicians represent the electorate, so their fallibilities are also represented by politicians.

Sri Lankan General Election: Who do people want as Prime Minister, Mahinda or Ranil?
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Madhu Church – High Mass on 15 August

Madhu Church Festivities begin, after a ceremonial hoisting of the flag on 6th August this year and religious observances. Sermons held in both Sinhala and Tamil and the festival of the High Mass is to be held on 15th of August.

Our Lady of Madhu
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Bishop Reverend Rayappu Joseph expected to leave for Singapore by end of this week for treatment

Bishop Reverend Rayappu Joseph – 75 years old, presently suffering from paralytic stroke is to be taken to Singapore by the end of this week for surgery and treatment.

Bishop   Reverend Rayappu Joseph expected to leave for Singapore by end of this week for treatment
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Foreign Debt has fallen to a new record of Rs 43 billion under the new government

Sri Lanka's foreign debt under the new government has decreased while maintaining the foreign reserve at US $ 7.5 billion.

Foreign Debt has fallen to a new record of Rs 43 billion under the new government
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