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Brazil to elect new president

Nksagar-Sagar Media Inc :Brazil to elect new president
Ruling party candidate Dilma Rousseff goes into Sunday's second-round run-off with double-digit poll lead her double digit lead over rival Jose Serra on the last day of campaigning.Rousseff to become Brazil's first woman president. In her address on Saturday, she exhibited confident tone, after double digit lead over Serra in the final polls published before the vote and said "I will govern for all Brazilians. There will be no discrimination of parties. I won't govern only for my coalition," a beaming Rousseff told reporters in the state capital Belo Horizonte. There were four opinion polls released on Saturday which gave Rousseff a lead of between 10 and 12 percentage points, following a televised debate between the candidates late on Friday."We should win with a minimum advantage of 10 percentage points and a maximum of 15 points," said Andre Vargas, communications secretary of Rousseff's Work…

Eves sparks in Delhi CWG

Nksagar-Sagar Media - New Delhi:
Eves sparkled in Indian sport arena today when Athletics, completely surprise the nation when Krishna Poonia of India won the gold in women's discuss but believe it or not the hosts won all the three medals Gold silver and bronze-India swept the event with Harwant Kaur and national record holder Seema Antil too winning the silver and bronze respectively.

Poonia's gold, which she won by throwing the discus to 61.51m, was the first gold after 'Flying Sikh' Milkha Singh's 440 yard race gold in the 1958 edition of the Games in Cardiff, Wales.Harwant came up with an effort of 60.61m, a tad below her season's best of 60.66m, while national record holder Seema Antil threw the discus to a distance of 58.46m.

The first medal of the day for the hosts came in shooting as Tejaswini sawant and Meena Kumari won bronze in women's 50 meter Rifle Prone pairs.Tejaswini Sawant said she had hoped to win more than a bronze in the competition.In …

Air Asia named The Best Asian Low cost carrier

KUALA LUMPUR, 11 OCTOBER 2010 – AirAsia was named the Best Asian Low-Cost Carrier by TTG, Asia Pacific’s leading travel news publisher.

AirAsia was unanimously named Best Asian Low-Cost Carrier by the readers of TTG Asia, TTG China, TTGmice, TTG-BTmice China and ttgasia eDaily who cast 48,000 votes in a poll held from June to August this year. The award reflects the airline’s popularity among travel trade insiders and the traveling public.

Dato’ Aziz Bakar, chairman of AirAsia, received the award at the 21st Annual TTG Travel Awards 2010 Ceremony & Gala Dinner in Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld, Bangkok. More than 700 travel industry professionals attended the event.

Dato’ Aziz said, “We are proud to be named the best low-cost airline again. This award reflects AirAsia’s commitment to excellence and to growing travel and tourism in the region. We have flown 100 million guests in only eight years of operations as a low-cost airline that has made …

Possible Release of Suu Kyi

Nksagar - Sagar Media - RANGOON — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that Burma's ensuing election, in two decades, will not be lend credible unless the military rulers release Opposition leader and Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi.
"This is essential for the elections to be seen as credible and to contribute to Myanmar's stability and development," Ban said following a high-level meeting of the "Group of Friends on Myanmar" held on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly in New York on Monday.

Further Moon said the coming months leading to the November 7 vote would be crucial, and called on the military junta to ensure the polls were as "inclusive, participatory and transparent as possible." The U.N. Chief said participants at the meeting, held at the Foreign Minister level, "expressed their encouragement, concerns and expectations regarding the current process."

"At this critical stage in Myanmar's transition, it is…