The Morning Wrap: Lalit Modi Linked To 3 IPL Firms; 0.24% Indians Say There Is No God

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Indian Premier League (IPL) chief Lalit Modi talks to the media after he attended a meeting addressed by Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama in Dharmsala, India, Saturday, April 17, 2010. Modi has been in the thick of a controversy which began with a Twitter post and has now become a national commotion, enveloping cricket's hugely successful IPL and leading to calls for the resignation of a government minister. (AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia)

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