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Will Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa devolves powers to the Tamils of Sri Lanka?

Yes - he will definitely
40% (236 votes)
No, he will never devolve powers to the Tamils
37% (217 votes)
May be.. unable to predict
13% (79 votes)
Sinhala leaders will not allow the President to devolve powers to the Tamils
7% (41 votes)
Deceptive moves of the Sinhala leaders are unpredictable
3% (17 votes)
Total voters: 590

Father of Test Tube Babies Robert G. Edwards Receives ‘The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2010’

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2010 was awarded to Robert G. Edwards "for the development of in vitro fertilization".

UK and Sri Lanka triumph in Young Commonwealth Essay Competition

The Royal Commonwealth Society (RCS) at the Commonwealth Club in London, announced 2010 winners of the Young Commonwealth Essay Competition, the world's oldest and largest youth writing competition.

Maoists’ landmine blast kills four security personnel

Four security personnel, including two CRPF men, were killed and two others injured in a landmine blast, on Monday evening in the remote parts of South Gadchiroli. The attack was carried out by Maoists. Initial reports suggest that the Maoists blew off a landmine at Perimili village, 200 km from the district headquarters.

Power and culture bar women peace negotiators in Asia

Patriarchal values in Asian politics and reluctance among mediators to include women have led to poor female representation in peacemaking, said the world’s largest privately-owned mediation organization.

India’s TATA to acquire Suntel Lanka while Delta Corp to bet on the local casino sector

TATA Communications, part of $29 billion Tata Group of India, is set to acquire Suntel, Sri Lanka’s second largest land based phone company. Meanwhile, India’s Delta Corporation, which operates famous Casino Royale in Goa, is planning to enter Sri Lanka within the next six months.

India Gifts 55 Buses To Schools And Other Institutions In Sri Lanka

High Commissioner of India Mr Ashok K. Kantha handed over one school bus each to the Principals of Al Rahuma Maha Vidyalaya, Rahumathpuram, Veppamadu, Puttalam and Rishad Bathuideen Maha Vidyalaya, Al Cassim City, Thillayiyadi, Puttalam in a ceremony organized at Al Rahuma Maha Vidyalaya on 3 October, 2010.

"Relationship between Europe and Sri Lanka is strong and a very old one" - EC President Herman Van Rompuy

President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy has characterized the relationship between Europe and Sri Lanka as “strong and a very old one”, and that between Belgium and Sri Lanka as “excellent”.

Pakistan’s internal vicissitudes and strengths

After the division of Pakistan in 1971, Indian hawkish analyst Subramanyam had made several fanciful predictions based on exaggerated optimism in 1972. He said, “Pakistan is down and out. It can no longer maintain such large forces and threat from the western border will be reduced”.

Indian Delta Corp raises stake in Lanka casino sector

India’s Delta Corporation, which operates Goa’s Casino Royale, is planning to enter Sri Lanka in the next six months.

Two Scientists from UK Win Nobel Prize in Physics for Work on Ultra-Thin Material

The 2010 Nobel Prize for Physics was won by two scientists for their work on a revolutionary ultra-thin material called graphene, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced on Tuesday.


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