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Chicago South Asian Film Festival | CSAFF Opening night to be a Star Studded Soiree

Star-gazers will be in for a treat on October 1, as several celebrated filmmakers and actors such as Deepti Naval, Manisha Koirala, Aparna Sen and many more will walk the red carpet and attend the opening night gala for CSAFF. Stars to attend include - Deepti Naval, Manisha Koirala, Ajay Naidu and Aparna Sen among many others.Stars to attend include - Deepti Naval, Manisha Koirala, Ajay Naidu and Aparna Sen among many others.... Chicago, Illinois, September 8, 2010 /Washington Bangla Radio - India PRwire/ - The Chicago South Asian Film Festival (CSAFF) announces their opening nig

Bill Clinton attends Chatwal Hotel opening in New York City, New York, USA

The opening of the Chatwal Hotel in midtown New York received a very presidential blessing as Former US President, Bill Clinton stopped by to deliver a speech for fellow Democrat Congressman Kendrick Meek. The hotel's owner and close friend of Clinton, Mr.

Critical Skills Shortage In Finance And Accounting in Singapore

Employers proactively addressing the shortage but more needs to be done to retain highly mobile talent London, September 13, 2010 /Washington Bangla Radio / India PRwire/ -- Singapore is facing a skills shortage in finance and accounting as demand for high-calibre talent intensifies amid the strong economy. Proactive steps have been taken by employers to address the talent crunch, but with the balance of power in the labour market shifting towards employees, organisations need to do even more to attract and retain the best people. These findings are based on data collected from th

England are Tiddlywinks World Champions in Washington DC !

The England Team head home after retaining the Tiddlywinks World Championship in Washington DC. Isle of Wight, England, September 15, 2010 /Washington Bangla Radio / India PRwire/ -- The last tournament in 2005 ended with a comfortable win over the Americans by the England team but this time the score line was much tighter. The England team defeated the Americans by 125-99.

Computer System Validation White Paper

1. Introduction For the past 20 years or so the term validation or more precisely computer system validation has been used in the pharmaceutical industry. The American health authorities (FDA) provoked intense discussion and uncertainty first in the USA and later in European countries. Today it is generally understood what basic requirements are involved in the validation of a computer system. Nevertheless, opinions differ greatly with regard to the extent and scope of the activities required.

Winners of Fifth Annual Innovation Award Program

Comverse EXPO 2010 Begins Second Stage of Online Activities, Including Telecom Industry Webinars New Delhi, Delhi, September 15, 2010 /Washington Bangla Radio / India PRwire/ -- Comverse today announced the three winners in its Fifth Annual Innovation Award program for telecom operators: Maxis Communications of Malaysia; Rogers Communications of Canada; and Telenet of Belgium. Today's announcement also marks the second-half kickoff of the Comverse EXPO 2010 online virtual event, which includes insightful webinars, industry case studies, and demonstrations of solutions for today's

Finalists of India NGO Awards 2009 | NGOs honoured for accountability, transparency and good practices

New Delhi, Delhi, September 16, 2010 /Washington Bangla Radio / India PRwire/ -- Kamatchi who lives with her husband and their two sons in Sengapadai village of Madurai district, Tamil Nadu is one of the rare women shouldering the responsibility of her 4.5 acres of rain fed farmland. Her husband has never stepped on the land for farming. She has to run the family all alone with the income she earns from the farm and from the income she earns as a coolie.

Gurdas Maan joins elite Music Doctorate club of Sir Paul McCartney, Bill Cosby and Bob Dylan

The legendary Indian singer, Gurdas Maan, was honored with a Doctorate in World Music from The University of Wolverhampton at a ceremony at the Wolverhampton Grand Theatre on 7th September 2010, in United Kingdom. Dr. Maan was conferred this honor by the School of Sport, Performing Arts and Leisure of the University for recognition of his lifelong career in music, promotion of Asian music and traditions and the continual maintenance of his natural talent. Dr. Maan is now amongst those few artists in the world that have had the privilege of being worthy of a Doctorate in Music.

Hollywood actor GEORGE CLOONEY in Much-awaited Suspense Thriller 'THE AMERICAN'

PVR Pictures, the movie production and distribution arm of the PVR Group is all set to bring the highly-anticipated suspense thriller starring academy award winner GEORGE CLOONEY in the title role of 'The American'.

Lahore Director Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan Wins Indira Gandhi Award For Best Debut Film Of A Director At The 57th National Film

Director Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan has won the Indira Gandhi Award For Best Debut Film of A Director at the 57th National Film Awards this year. The announcement of the award was made on 15th September, 2010 afternoon. Sanjay won the award for his first Film Lahore, which already had won many International Awards. Sanjay will be honoured with a 'Swarna Kamal' and a cash prize of Rs 1, 25,000/- and the same for the Producer Mr Vivek Khatkar of Sai Om Films Pvt. Ltd. At the same time Actor Farooq Shekh also won Best Supporting Actor award for Sanjay's film LAHORE.

Fantastic new multiplex cinema hall coming up in Patiala, Punjab from SRS Cinemas

New multiplex at Patiala offers World Class Experience with 4 Screen. - With Digital Picture Quality, Dolby Digital Sound System, Ultra Luxurious Comfort Seating in 43805.95 sq feet area - Company to invest approx.

Indian Television Academy (ITA) Awards 2010 manipulated by Shekhar Suman ?

Mumbai, Maharashtra, September 16, 2010 /Washington Bangla Radio / India PRwire/ -- In yet another twist to the controversy surrounding the entry of Jay Hind! for the Indian Television Academy (ITA) Awards 2010, the makers of the show, blame actor Shekhar Suman, also a member of the Governing Council of ITA, for the disqualification. After sending a letter inviting the World's First Full Format TV Show to air exclusively on the Internet, to participate under 13 categories in this year's Awards to be held in October, the Awards' organisers disqualified the entry at the last minute.

Pavitra Rishta (Indian Hindi TV Show) team seeks Ganpati blessing at Shalini Arora's residence

Mumbai, Maharashtra, September 13, 2010 /Washington Bangla Radio / India PRwire/ This festive season with Ganpati Chants all around the corner, our actress from telly world Shalini Arora feels the vibes of Ganpati Bappa at her residence with her team of Pavitra Rishta.

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Amidst the busy schedules of balaji production 'Pavitra Rishta' and 'Tere Liye' Shalini like every years managed to bring Lord Ganesha at home with all the excitement and love."I am a true devotee of Ganpati bappa. I firmly believe that all my work is done with his blessings. At all times I feel his presence.

Launch of Shunechi Tomari Gaan by Nilanjann Nandy - Western classical Chamber Orchestra Style Rabindra Sangeet album

Nilanjann Nandy - Shunechi Tomari Gaan new Bengali audio songs Rabindra Sangeet album release
Actor Sabyasachi Chakraborty with Nilanjann Nandy and daughter
Images (C) Subhomoy Mukherjee / WBRi

We already featured the singing talent Nilanjan Nandy and his newest Pujo album “Sunechi Tomari Gaan” with his daughter Niharika.

Read all about and listen to free audio song samples online from the album here. Also check out Nilanjann Nandy in an intimate and comprehensive interview video with Washington Bangla Radio here.

The album is a homage to Rabindranath Tagore at his 150th Birth year.

The album has been released on another significant day, 9/11, to spread the message of peace through songs written by Rabindranath.

That day, Sabyasachi “Feluda” Chakrabarty was present at Planet M, South City Mall, Kolkata to release the album featuring Nilanjan and his daughter Niharika.

The theatre personae Phalguni Chatterjee and his wife, actor Rumki Chatterjee ( father and mother of Abir “Byomkesh” Chatterjee ) were also present at that evening.

Prevent death & decay of terminally ill with no drugs or fees - Retired Income Tax Director

Vir BalaharaMumbai, India, Sept 16, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) A retired Director General of Income Tax of India says that give him your terminally ill and dying for few months and he will return them healthy and vibrant.

Mumbai (India) based Vir Balahara, who has been atheist most of his life, found inner-light while working in various senior income tax positions in Government of India in  various parts of the country as Indian Revenue Service officer, and started exploring it further. After his about 23 years of self-exploration, he feels that he is now ready to take his mission and “new awareness” globally to help the sick.