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INHS Asvini turns 60 : Hrithik Roshan was shown here in Farhan Akhtar's Lakshya Hindi Movie

By Manish Desai
Director (Media), Press Information Bureau, Govt. Of India, Mumbai

Mumbai, India, Sept 26, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio USA) ‘Hrithik Roshan, a gallant officer of the Indian Army and a much reformed gentleman, emerges out of the hospital and walks straight into the waiting arms of Priety Zinta.’ This is the closing scene of 2004 Farhan Akhtar film ‘Lakshya’. But, what is making news today, is the hospital from which Hrithik Roshan emerged after recuperating from the  ‘wounds suffered during the Kargil conflict. ‘

India to launch campaign against film and music piracy

CALCUTTA, India, Sept 26, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio USA / PIB) Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Smt. Ambika Soni has said that the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting is in the process of examining a proposal regarding launching of a multi-media campaign involving all stakeholders against the menace of piracy. For the proposed campaign, the Govt. and the private sector would work in tandem to make the campaign effective. In order to refrain the people from buying pirated goods, celebrities would endorse the campaign to enhance its impact and outreach.

Melanne Verveer, Department of State Ambassador, Praises Garima Project in India

Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues initiates full discussion of project successes.

New Delhi, India, September 24, 2010 --(Washington Bangla Radio / The U.S. Department of State Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues, Melanne Verveer, recently visited the “Garima” project office in ­­­Delhi. Garima, a USAID-funded initiative implemented by Counterpart International, works closely with civil society and community groups to advocate for improved legal protection for women and girls and increased access to health services.

Sound Tamasha Releases Spectaculicious House (Only) - Its First Compilation of Spectaculicious Electronic Beats

Berlin, Bangalore, Chennai, Goa, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi, Pune, Shillong - these are among the locations where the Sound Tamasha organises some of the most memorable music experiences. With media features in Sleek Magazine, Groove, Rolling Stone Magazine, Resident Advisor, Posivision Magazine, TimeOut, Big M, and countless Indian newspapers, the vision of Sound Tamasha has created much attention for intercultural collaborations in the electronic music scene.

A Billion trees saved by Sky Pro Tour Cycling Team

Isleworth, Middlesex (Washington Bangla Radio / PRWEB) September 26, 2010: Team Sky, the UK's only Pro Tour Cycling Team, has changed its colours from blue to green for this year's Tour of Britain to help raise awareness of Sky Rainforest Rescue, which aims to help save one billion trees in the Amazon rainforest.