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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2346

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As Sri Lanka goes to polls with its General elections on April 8, here we go for an Opinion Poll on which party in your opinion, polls how much.

The elections still a month away, the mood of the people could sway from time to time. So our Poll will be for a month, until elections, but open for three days in a week ( Monday to Wednesday), bringing out weekly results. Also sum total of every week’s results computed in the last week of elections, and final opinion result will be published.

United National Front (UNF) - 101 - 125
50% (1 vote)
United Peoples freedom Alliance (UPFA) - 126 - 150
50% (1 vote)
United Peoples freedom Alliance (UPFA) - 101 - 125
50% (1 vote)
United National Front (UNF) - 21 - 40
50% (1 vote)
Democratic National alliance (DNA) - 76 - 100
0% (0 votes)
Democratic National alliance (DNA) - 101 - 125
0% (0 votes)
Democratic National alliance (DNA) - 51 - 75
0% (0 votes)
Democratic National alliance (DNA) - 21 - 40
0% (0 votes)
Democratic National alliance (DNA) - 126 - 150
0% (0 votes)
Democratic National alliance (DNA) - 41 - 50
0% (0 votes)
Tamil National Alliance (TNA) - 11 - 20
0% (0 votes)
Others - 11 - 20
0% (0 votes)
Others - 21 - 40
0% (0 votes)
Others - 0 - 10
0% (0 votes)
Tamil National Alliance (TNA) - 21 - 40
0% (0 votes)
Tamil National Alliance (TNA) - 0 - 10
0% (0 votes)
Democratic National alliance (DNA) - 11 - 20
0% (0 votes)
Democratic National alliance (DNA) - > 150
0% (0 votes)
United National Front (UNF) - 126 - 150
0% (0 votes)
United Peoples freedom Alliance (UPFA) - 51 - 75
0% (0 votes)
United Peoples freedom Alliance (UPFA) - 76 - 100
0% (0 votes)
United Peoples freedom Alliance (UPFA) - 41 - 50
0% (0 votes)
United Peoples freedom Alliance (UPFA) - 21 - 40
0% (0 votes)
United Peoples freedom Alliance (UPFA) - 0 - 10
0% (0 votes)
United Peoples freedom Alliance (UPFA) - 11 - 20
0% (0 votes)
United Peoples freedom Alliance (UPFA) - > 150
0% (0 votes)
United National Front (UNF) - 0 - 10
0% (0 votes)
United National Front (UNF) - 76 - 100
0% (0 votes)
United National Front (UNF) - > 150
0% (0 votes)
United National Front (UNF) - 51 - 75
0% (0 votes)
United National Front (UNF) - 41 - 50
0% (0 votes)
United National Front (UNF) - 11 - 20
0% (0 votes)
Democratic National alliance (DNA) - 0 - 10
0% (0 votes)
Total voters: 2

Ananda Vs Nalanda: The most significant Encounter this time

nanda and Nalanda will clash for the 81st time in their annual Battle of the Maroons encounter on March 6 and 7 at the SSC ground. This is the first time these two teams are meeting after the war.

DRP downplays loss of majority status

The Opposition Dhivehi Rayyithunge Party (DRP) downplayed the loss of majority status in Parliament, saying it still has a greater say over passing bills.

Sri Lankan Parliament to be summoned next Tuesday

Sri Lankan Parliament which was dissolved last month will be reconvened by the President Mahinda Rajapaksa as the government needs to get extend the state emergency for a period of another 30 days, reliable sources revealed Asian Tribune.

Chandrayaan-1 finds ice deposits at Moon’s North poll

India's maiden Lunar Mission, Chandrayaan-1, has detected the presence of ice deposits near the moon's North Pole, offering more scope for another attractive scientific exploration on multiple forms of water on the moon.

Sri Lankan's Indian wife attacked in Melbourne

In a big embarrassment for Australian Foreign Minister Stephen Smith, who is in New Delhi for talks with Indian leaders, a fresh incident of violence against Asians in Australia occurred, when a Sri Lankan man and his Indian wife were attacked and racially abused by a group of drunken men at their home in Melbourne.

Bihar students’ death: CM Nitish Kumar calls on Karunanidhi

The deaths of three students from Bihar and Jharkhand in Annamalai University after a clash with the police, prompted Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to speak to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi on Tuesday seeking protection for those studying in various universities in the state.

Madras High Court grants bail to Sri Lankan Tamil Refugees, involved in protest & fast

The Madras High Court has granted conditional bail to 15 inmates of the special camp for Sri Lankan refugees at Chengalpattu, who were arrested for alleged offences, including attempt to murder.

Rise of the Global Tamil Forum; Ominous signs for Sri Lanka and India

The Global Tamil Forum (GTF) is on the march and it appears to have received the blessings of the USA and UK, and many European countries. The GTF used to hide its true intentions behind the façade of encouraging a peaceful, democratic solution to the ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka.

M F Husain welcomed home, after he is conferred Qatar citizenship

India's most celebrated artist Maqbool Fida Husain (M F Husain), who has been living under self exile, a day after he was conferred Qatar citizenship, the Indian Government on Tuesday said it would be very happy to see the eminent painter returns to India.

Minister Milinda meets with Jaffna Bar Association Members

Lawyers from the Jaffna Bar Association met with Justice and Law Reform Minister Milinda Moragoda on Monday to discuss issues connected with the implementation of justice in Jaffna.

Katchatheevu Feast of St. Antony went off peacefully


The two-day festival St Antony went off smoothly and peacefully at Katchatheevu in the Indian Ocean, 18 kms off Dhanushkodi as the governments of both countries came out with their permission.

Transport strike in Kerala over fuel price hike: TN too affected

Motor Transport strike on Tuesday in Kerala affects the state as well as Tamil Nadu badly.

Sri Lankan Recognized as an “International Woman of Courage” by the U.S. Department of State

The United States Embassy announced that Ms. Jansila Majeed has been selected by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to be one of ten recipients worldwide of the Department of State’s International Women of Courage award.

Nithyananda Swamyji's sex play with actress; popular channel telecasts video clippings

Yet another Swamiji is caught in sexual scandal. The print media in Tamil Nadu were filling their columns with the story past two days. Now, the shocking video clippings are made available by "Sun News TV".

Bangla writer Taslima caught in violent row

Controversial Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen became the cause of rioting in Karnataka, leaving two people dead, over an article she says she never wrote.

Fighting Aircraft crashes into Cell Phone Tower:Pilot and Civilians Killed

An Indian Air Force Air Craft participating in an aerobatic display to mark the inauguration of the India Aviation 2010 in the Begumpet airport in Hydrabad crashed into a building in the Bowenpally locality on Wednesday morning.


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