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Cheryl Cole - Most Loved at the Watercooler

Cheryl Cole - The Most Loved at the Watercooler

February 18, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Pen Men at Work): What is it that Cherly Cole has but even a mogul like Simon Cowell lacks? The answer is not too difficult… capacity to be gossiped about! A survey by officebroker.com clearly states this. In the survey, office going men were asked what they talk about the most. About a fifth of them conceded that they often made Cheryl the subject of their conversation.

Desi Boyz (Hindi, 2011)

[Desi Boys Bollywood Film Concept Poster]
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Calcutta, Feb 17, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Rohit Dhawan's Desi Boyz that went on floors towards the end of 2010 is now expected to open in theaters worldwide via Eros International on Nov 25, 2011.

The film stars Akshay Kumar, Deepika Padukone, Chitrangada Singh, Amitabh Bachchan, John Abraham, Rajat Barmecha, Omi Vaidya and others. It appears Suniel Shetty and Sanjay Dutt may also be in the star cast.

David Dhawan's son Rohit Dhawan, the director of Desi Boyz, has previously worked as assistant director in Bollywood blockbusters Farhan Akhtar's DON (Blu-Ray / DVD) starring Shahrukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Kareena Kapoor, Arjun Rampal, Isha Koppikar, Boman Irani, Om Puri, Chunky Pandey, Bikramjeet Kanwarpal, Satyajit Sharma, Pavan Malhotra, Rajesh Khattar, Sushma Reddy and more; and David Dhawan's PARTNER (Buy DVD online) starring Salman Khan, Govinda, Katrina Kaif, Lara Dutta, Rajpal Yadav, Dalip Tahil, Puneet Issar, Ameya Pandya, Deepshika, Aarti Chhabria, Suresh Menon, Atul Parchure, Ali Asghar, Rajat Bedi, Shashi Kiran, Razak Khan, Mumait Khan etc.

NASA Confirms Chandrayan’s Discovery of Water on Moon

Moon Impact Probe

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New Delhi, Feb 17, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / PIB-India) The discovery of water on moon was till recently attributed to NASA’s Moon Mineralogy Mapper, M3 on board India’s Chandrayan space craft. It was claimed that the  instrument detected water on moon’s polar region on 14 November 2008 while the space craft was rotating the earth’s natural satellite in a 100 kilo meter circular orbit. In an important development that wrong was set right on February 12, 2011 when the American Astronomical Society announced that the NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope (HST) had confirmed the discovery of water on moon by the Indian built Moon Impact Probe (MIP) on board Chandrayan. The MIP, a 34 kg box shaped object carried the Chandra Altitudinal Composition Explorer, CHANCE which had three devices,  a video imaging instrument, a radar altimeter and a mass spectrometer. While the video imaging instrument was for taking pictures of the moon’s surface as MIP approached it, the radar altimeter was for measuring the rate of descent of the probe to the lunar surface. The mass spectrometer was for studying the extremely thin lunar atmosphere. It took the MIP 25 minutes after it was detached from the orbiting space craft to reach the moon’s surface. During that time before hard landing on moon’s surface, the MIP radioed all the information to Chandrayan which it instantly recorded in its onboard memory for reading out later. With the MIP’s sending of information to Chandrayan, India’s very first attempt to send a lunar probe was successfully concluded.

Micro-indie feature FROG DREAMS at THE QUEENS WORLD FILM FESTIVAL

Queens, NY, February 16, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRWEB) FROG DREAMS, a buddy road trip drama, explores the effects of the current recession on two men. Jim is a coke addicted, fund manager who just lost his job and millions in the recession. Mickey is the man-with-a-van mover Jim hires to help him transport his file boxes to storage in Pennsylvania. The two become unlikely friends and help each other gain a newly-found perspective in their struggle to recover their lives and their manhood.

Watch the trailer online via Washington Bangla Radio.


David O. Russell's THE FIGHTER and Lucy Walker's WASTE LAND congratulated

Santa Monica, CA, February 17, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRWEB) Congratulations to both “The Fighter”, directed by David O. Russell and the acclaimed documentary, “Waste Land”, directed by Lucy Walker, which have been nominated for the coveted statues.

Nominated for 7 Oscars, and starring Mark Wahlberg and Christian Bale, “The Fighter” is about boxer "Irish" Micky Ward's unlikely road to the world light welterweight title. His Rocky-like rise was shepherded by half-brother Dicky, a boxer-turned-trainer who rebounded in life after nearly being KO'd by drugs and crime.


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