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Opinion Poll - Round No: 3

Sri Lanka’s General Elections on April 8, we have been conducting Opinion Poll on weekly basis from beginning this month. And we had the two rounds our readers’ Opinion Poll just completed and results announced.

United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA)
85% (669 votes)
United National Front (UNF)
8% (66 votes)
Democratic National Alliance (DNA)
5% (43 votes)
Tamil National Alliance (TNA)
2% (13 votes)
Total voters: 791

Record bidding for two new IPL teams; Minister Tharoor in fresh controversy

The recession blues are truly and definitely over for India. How else can one explain the mind-boggling bids for two new teams for the IPL 2011 season, worth a total of about Rs 3,235 crore! To spice up matters further, Twitter favourite Shashi Tharoor, Minister of State for External Affairs, was linked to the Kochi bid.

Kashmir’s top terrorist talks of war against Indian security forces

Top Kashmiri terrorist commander Syed Salahuddin on Sunday admitted that the activities of terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir had increased according to a 'definite plan' and they were continuing their 'war' against Indian security forces.

"I am Using Wheel Chair Due to my Back Surgery - Karunanidhi

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanadhi has said that he was in good health and he is using the wheel chair because of the surgery on his back.

200 Days to go for CWG: Delhi’s India Gate venue for festivities

March 7, 2010 marked the “200 days to go” milestone for the XIX Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi. This milestone is an important one, leading up to the Games in October 2010.

Late Koirala cremated with state honor


Former Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala, who died on Saturday, was cremated with state honor on Sunday evening.

Injured Delhi IPL cricketers sent to Lanka for treatment

The Delhi Daredevils, initially among the favourites to win the ongoing Indian Premier League 3 tournament, find themselves nearly at the bottom of the table with three subsequent defeats. Injuries to Captain Gautam Gambhir and key paceman Ashish Mehra have forced the owners GMR Sports to rush them to Sri Lanka for ayurvedic treatment.

Indian envoy Ashok Kantha visits Vavuniya, Mullaitivu

Limb Refitment Camp, fully funded by Government of India, was launched at Vauniya by the High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka, Mr. Ashok K. Kantha. Douglas Devananda, Minister of Social Services and Social Welfare of Sri Lanka, was present at the Camp set up at Menik Farms Zone 1.

SL always had highest regard for UNSG - Kohona

Sri Lanka has always had the highest regard for the UN Secretary-General and acknowledges the difficult task that he is performing in the service of the organization, said Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Dr. Palitha Kohona in an interview with the Inter Press News Agency.


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