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Mumbai, Oct 26th, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) With the inaugural edition of the Chevrolet Global Indian Music Awards (GIMA) powered by Micromax on the anvil, nominees were announced today in the Film Music and Non-Film Music categories. Adding to that an unconventional award for the Best Anti-Piracy Initiative, fighting music piracy in India was also announced. An initiative of Wizcraft International Entertainment, Chevrolet GIMA has been instituted with the support of IMI, T-Series, MCAI and other key constituents of the music industry. The inaugural edition of the Awards will be presented at an exclusive ceremony on November 10th, 2010 in Mumbai.

Mr. Karl Slym, President & Managing Director, General Motors India, said, “At the forefront of technology, innovation and design, Chevrolet believes in bringing together the finest elements in its creations for its valued customers. As an extension of this belief, Chevrolet is proud to have collaborated with GIMA, setting a benchmark for musical excellence in the country. The year 2011 is Chevrolet's 100th Anniversary and with over 90 years of presence of Chevrolet Cars in India, as part of our 100 years heritage celebrations it gives us immense pleasure to be associated with the first-ever Global Indian Music Awards  to celebrate the equally rich time-immemorial heritage of indigenous musical talent and lend global recognition to some of the best Indian music and musicians across genres.”

Sushant Singh Rajput of Pavitra Rishta ZEE TV Channel Indian Hindi Show Awarded Best Actor

Pavitra Rishta Zee TV Indian Hindi Channel Live Show

Sushant Singh Rajput has been chosen by Xplore Software Consulting Inc as the winner of the Xplore Talent Award from the Indian TV entertainment industry as he possesses immense talent in the areas of acting, dancing, drama and he wants to venture into filmmaking, including scriptwriting and direction.

Sushant Rajput, born as Sushant Singh Rajput in New Delhi, India, is an Indian television actor best known for playing the role of Manav in Pavitra Rishta.

He began his television career by playing the role of Preet in Ekta Kapoor's Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil on STAR Plus. Currently he is playing the main lead Manav in the famous Balaji Telefilms serial "Pavitra Rishta" opposite Ankita Lokhande on Zee TV.

Italian Jeweler Gennarro Boriello & Chicago Designer Jason Burdeen Showcase Indian, Italian & Indonesian culture based Jewelry

Chicago, IL, October 22, 2010 - (Washington Bangla Radio / Gennaro Borriello Jewelers, Italian carvers noted for their indomitable hands of skill, has joined forces with master jewelry designer Jason Burdeen to present their new collection titled, Preziosa or “Precious,” a line of handcrafted rings, necklaces, and earrings inspired by the cameo, a prestigious symbol of royalty from the 16th century.

Burdeen brings his moder

n flair to the timeless company with his hand-numbered, carefully crafted designs inspired by the Indian, Italian and Indonesian cultures. He will be touring the country this fall to showcase the unique, upscale pieces at Neiman Marcus stores throughout the U.S.

BMW to introduce motor bikes in India - BMW Motorrad - Price & Specification Prediction

Calcutta, October 21, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / BMW stands for Bavarian Motor Works, Global Auto giant. It is expected that BMW will launch its two wheelers in India soon. In a partnership with the Hero group, about 13 years ago, the company, German luxury car-maker BMW had tried to make a mark into two-wheeler segment of India.

BMW is planning another foray to push machines on to the luxury bike market this time. However, this time, the firm has to pay attention to the already established rivals in the premium bike segment.

Paradise Hunters TV Show - Adventurer Macarena Rose in Host Contest

“Paradise Hunters” is a TV show that visits people around the world who have found their own paradise and are living their dreams. The show is holding a contest to find its next adventure-loving host. Watch Macarena’s audition video and then vote. 

Belize, October 26, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRWEB) Her bags are packed, and she’s ready to go – cancer survivor, explorer and Realtor Macarena Rose is proud to announce she’s in the running to be the next host of TV’s “Paradise Hunters.” The show, which visits people around the world who are living their dreams in their version of paradise, is looking for a person who loves exploring new worlds and meeting the people who call them home.

Macarena certainly fits that description. Born and raised in Washington, DC, she lived in St. Petersburg Florida for 20 years and then moved to Cayo District, Belize with her 16-year-old daughter five years ago, with 10 animals in tow.

NBC TV Show THE EVENT - The Real Vicki Roberts Weighs In On Her Television Counterpart

TV Personality Vicki RobertsLos Angeles, CA, October 26, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRWEB) NBC's hit show, The Event, is garnering huge ratings for its story line and one central character whom some have described as a cold-hearted assassin with a heart of gold: Vicki Roberts. But will the real Vicki Roberts please stand up?

Watch full Hollywood Classic Horror Movie Night of the Living Dead Free Online

Arlington, VA, October 26, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRWEB) On October 8, 2010, President Obama signed the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act. VITAC and the American Council of the Blind were there for the signing of this historic legislation, which expands captioning to the Internet and reinstates video description requirements for broadcast television.

For Halloween 2010, VITAC, in conjunction with the American Council of the Blind’s Audio Description Project, presents the classic horror film "Night of the Living Dead," captioned, described, and presented on VITAC’s website, YouTube, and ACBRadio.

Tangled Up in Blue (2010) Award-winning British-Iraqi film on UK's role in Iraq War

Actor Ian Attfield in a scene from 'Tangled Up in Blue' directed by Haider Rashid

London, UK, October 26, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRWeb) Fresh from its success at the 2010 Milan Film Festival, where judges Rutger Hauer, Miranda Richardson and Anton Corbjin gave it the Best Film award, the critically acclaimed ‘Tangled Up in Blue’ is to have its British theatrical release in London from 27-31 October.

As the focus turns back on the conflict in Iraq, and Britain examines its role in the war, this UK/Iraq co-production serves as a vivid reminder of the human cost of war and exile. The film, inspired by the true stories of many Iraqis, is dedicated to the memory of Kamel Shiaa Abdallah, an Advisor to the Iraqi Ministry of Culture who was assassinated in Baghdad in August 2008.