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তুমি আলো এনেছ এই প্রাণে (Tumi Aalo Enecho Ei Praaney) Bengali Poem by Santwana Chatterjee

Tumi Aalo Enecho Ei Praaney - a Bengali poem (Bangla Kobita) by Santwana Chatterjee in unicode Bangla font published in WBRi Bengali Online Magazine section.

তুমি আলো এনেছ এই প্রাণে

সান্ত্বনা চট্টোপাধ্যায়

সকল অন্ধকার ছিন্ন-ভিন্ন করে আলো হয়ে

আস তুমি ।হৃদয়ের যত যন্ত্রনা –

টুকর টুকর রঙিন আলোর বন্যা ,

ভাসিয়ে নিয়ে চলে ...

Japan Appreciates India's NDRF Team’s Search and Rescue Efforts

Indian National Disaster Response Force in Japan
Indian National Disaster Response Force in Onagawa, Japan

New Delhi, April 21, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / PIB-India) A 46 member team of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) reached Japan on March 28, 2011 to provide disaster relief and rescue assistance in the tsunami struck town of Onagawa. The NDRF team led by Shri Alok Avasthy, Commandant, comprised of 4 officers including a medical officer, 6 subordinate officers and 36 other ranks. The team was equipped with the latest state-of-the art gear for radiation monitoring, detection and personal safety equipments and were self contained in terms of nuclear, biological and chemical (NBC) suits, emergency rations and essential medicines. The team carried with it Satellite phones for international calls and other communication equipments for the purpose of squad to squad communication during deployment.

Lusher performs at Private Rooftop in Kolkata

[Lusher Jazz Blues Quartet From Kolkata]

Calcutta, April 21, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Due to the excise ban during elections, the 25th April edition of Monday Jazz is being moved to a private rooftop at 9 Mayfair Road. All are welcome.

Pre-Conception & Pre-Natal Diagnostics Techniques Act Targeting Adverse Child Sex-Ratio In India

New Delhi, April 20, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / PIB-India) The Pre-conception & Pre-natal Diagnostics Techniques (PC & PNDT) Act, 1994 was enacted in response to the decline in Sex ratio in India, which deteriorated from 972 in 1901 to 927 in 1991. Female infanticide had been prohibited through legislation in pre-independence period and certain provisions were included in the Indian Penal code, 1860 for punishing causing miscarriages and other such offences but with the advent of diagnostic technology to detect the sex of the foetus very early on in pregnancy, a need was felt for a specific law to prevent the misuse of technology which could lead to female foeticide.

Fiama Di Wills & A&T Present Autumn-Winter 2011-12 Collection

Mumbai, April 18, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / pressreleasepoint) ITC, the multi-business conglomerate’s leading personal care brand, Fiama Di Wills, presents David Abraham and Rakesh Thakore (A&T), one of the most successful and respected designers in the global fashion fraternity at this season of the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week. The Fiama Di Wills show is positioned on the theme of‘Rejuvenation’ this season in line with its latest launch of the Aqua Pulse Shower Gel and Bathing Bar, crafted exclusively for men. The unique collection by the iconic designers is a manifestation of the brand theme.