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Iraq War Vet Releases Debut Album

North Carolina based hip hop artist and Iraq war vet Bank releases his debut album "I Was Just Recording" through Itunes.

New York, Sep 20, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio USA - PRURGENT) Hip Hop Artist Bank has released his debut Album, “ I Was Just Recording” on August 10th, 2010. The album is being released on his Atlanta based, independent record label Southern Produce Entertainment and  is currently available on Itunes: I Was Just Recording by BANK MP3 download from iTunes.

The album is a follow up to 2009's “2000 N Plenty Mixtape”, which was recorded by the North Carolina Native after serving two tours of duty with the U.S. Army in Iraq and hosted by DJ Sense of D.J. Drama’s The Aphilliates and the “Fresh Hits Daily Mixtape” which he released in early 2010.

Learn Piano Music Lessons for Beginners

Piano lessons give us all a chance to really look inside ourselves and find out what we are made of. Whether we are tackling classical piano, blues piano, contemporary piano, or we want to learn to play.

Brownsburg, Indiana, Sept 20, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio USA - PRURGENT) Piano lessons give us all a chance to really look inside ourselves and find out what we are made of. Whether we are tackling classical piano, blues piano, contemporary piano, or we want to learn to play the keyboard, the skill and dedication that it takes over a period of years is no small commitment. Really, just about anyone can learn how to play the piano. The one thing that stops those who are not successful is the level of commitment that they weren't prepared for.


DJ Claude Challe live at Karma Kafe

Sep 20, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRURGENT) Launched last year, Karma Kafe Dubai is a contemporary restaurant and bar that offers high-end Asian cuisine and a variety of drinks. Being a part of the Buddha-Bar family, Karma Kafe earned instant popularity and become one of the favorite restaurants amongst the locals and the expats. Thus, Karma Kafe announced the launch of its new lounge on the 22nd of September 2010, which will let guests indulge in the exotic ‘Karma World’.

63 Employers Visit Indore Management Institute for Recruitment

Sept 20, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRURGENT) - Higher Education means higher qualification and better jobs. The craze for Management Education is growing among young generation very much because of the higher and better job prospects. There are thousands of management institutes in India and certainly hundreds of them are in the state of Madhya Pradesh, and many of them in Indore it self. But only few of them are really worth their cost.

Hindus & Jews ask Pope to tell Sarkozy that Roma maltreatment is not acceptable

Hindus and Jews have asked His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI to strongly tell France President Nicolas Sarkozy when they reportedly meet next month that Sarkozy was not upholding “Christian values” by continuing to maltreat Roma (Gypsy) communities.

Directorial Advice To Jolie From Eastwood Himself

Directorial Advice To Jolie From Eastwood Himself



Nevada Religious Freedom & Unity Day opened with Hindu invocation

Rajan Zed Nevada Invocation
Hindu leader Rajan Zed reading the invocation at the Nevada Religious Freedom and Unity Day.

Reno, Nevada, Sept 20, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio USA) Nevada Religious Freedom and Unity Day event in Reno (Nevada, USA) on September 19 had Hindu invocation.

After event coordinator Reverend Neal T. Anderson, Minister of Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Northern Nevada, launched the event at City Plaza, Hindu leader Rajan Zed read from ancient Hindu scriptures Rig-Veda and Upanishads.


Mumbai yogi claims he can cure Lindsay Lohan & Paris Hilton from addiction issues

Mumbai, India, Sept 20, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) A yogi based in Mumbai (India) has claimed that he can cure Lindsay Lohan, Paris Hilton, and other Hollywood celebrities from addiction and other health issues, including terminal illnesses, without any drugs or fees.

Troma heads in a new older direction with David King's Purge

September 20, 2010, New York, NY (Washington Bangla Radio / Troma)  – Troma’s most recent acquisition stretches the boundaries of science-fiction and the age range of Troma’s audience! “I’m 64 and I loved PURGE!” exclaimed Lloyd Kaufman, Troma President and Creator of THE TOXIC AVENGER.

R. D. Burman finally wins a National Award in 2010 !

R D Burman Indian Audio Film Songs DVD Pack

Mumbai, India, 20th Sep 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio USA) : It’s ironical that amongst songs created by RD Burman, Beeti Na Bitai Raina (Parichay ’72), Humen Tumse Pyaar Kitna (Kudrat ’81), Do Naina Ek Kahani (Masoom ’82) and Mera Kuchch Samaan (Ijaazat ’87) fetched Bhupinder, Lata mangeshkar, Parveen Sultaana, Aarti Mukherjee, Gulzar and Asha Bhosle the National Awards but RD Burman missed out each time.

The story almost continues when, on this occasion (National Awards 2010, Brahmanand S Siingh, has bagged the National Award for Pancham Unmixed, a film made on RD Burman … however, with a difference.

(“Awarded to Brahmanand S Siingh for an engaging compilation of the tumultuous journey of a legendary and iconic music composer of Indian Film Industry whose music lives on.”)

BrahmanandAs Brahmanand himself has posted on Facebook and other platforms, amidst accolades (that the film has kept on receiving even otherwise):

“It's interesting ... each time Panchamda's creation got a National Award, it's always others who got it for singing or lyrics ... like Gulzar saab had said once "kheer Pancham ne banaai ... aur hum sab usse khaa gaye ..." ... (I think when mera kuchch samman had gotten the National Award) ... Once again, it seems, I get the award on making a film about him but he never got one himself.


Ramayana at New York’s famed Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibiting

New York, Sept 20, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio USA): Prestigious Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET) of New York (USA) is currently holding exhibition on “Scenes from Ramayana”, which will continue till October three.
 
It contains few dozen paintings and sculptures showing Hanuman bearing the mountaintop with medicinal herbs, Angada steals Ravana’s crown, King Dasaratha and his retinue proceed to Rama’s wedding, awakening of Kumbhkarna, combat of Rama and Ravana, building the bridge to Lanka, monkey king Vali’s funeral pyre, Hanuman conversing, etc.
 

Manoj Narang, Founder and CEO of Proprietary Trading Firm Tradeworx, to Keynote High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2010

(Washington Bangla Radio / PRUrgent ) Manoj Narang, Founder and CEO of Tradeworx, will Keynote GoldenNetworking.net's High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2010, "Innovating and Profiting from High-Frequency Trading in 2010 and Beyond" (http://www.HFTLeadersForum.com), May 27th, 2010, Flatotel Hotel, New York City. Mr. Narang, will address hundreds of participants on the topic "Seis De Mayo, the Day High-Frequency Traders were Vindicated".

Sankara Eye Hospital launches ‘Sankara College of Optometry’ in Bangalore

Sankara Eye Hospital, among India’s leading eye care institutes has set up ‘Sankara College of Optometry’ and announced the opening of admissions for a full time 4 year B.SC Optometry programme, for the academic year 2010-11

Master of Ancient Indian Healing Secrets Dr. Pankaj Naram to visit New York

World known Indian Pulse reader Dr Pankaj Naram is visiting USA from 25th of September . During this visit he will see many patients and share his ancient secrets for the benefit of people those are suffering from chronic disease.

New York (Washington Bangla Radio - prurgent) -- World known Indian Pulse reader Dr Pankaj Naram is visiting USA from 25th of September . During this visit he will see many patients and share his ancient secrets for the benefit of people those are suffering from chronic disease.

JAZZAlive – The Legacy Continues A Showcase of the UDC Jazz Studies Program - Monday, October 25, 2010 - 8:00 p.m.

Performances by the UDC Jazz Ensemble and the Calvin Jones Legacy Ensemble (Allyn Johnson, Steve Novosel, Lyle Link, Douglas Pierce and Howard Franklin) Special guest: recording artist and educator Paul Carr.