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Bridging Rural-Urban Divide in India Through ICT for Better Life in Rural Communities: World Telecommunications Day

New Delhi, May 17, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / PIB-India) Today is World Telecommunications Day. The theme for this year is “Better life in rural communities with ICTs”. This theme is especially pertinent to a country like India, where 70% of the population resides in rural areas.  It is an acknowledged fact that in spite of best efforts by the Government, rural areas continue to lack adequate infrastructure in terms of roads, financial services, health and educational facilities, employment opportunities and government services etc.

On Fire For God: Catholic Media FM Radio Station - Live Online Streaming Catholic & Christian Music 24x7

Washington, DC, May 8, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) The Online Christian Radio Station broadcasts great Catholic & Christian music, prayer, news, original & special programing, live programs, and much more. Read all about the station and tune into their live audio stream.

Bloomberg UTV On The Move

Mumbai, April 26, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / OPENPRESS) Bloomberg UTV, India’s premiere Business news channel, announced the launch of its show, “On The Move”. This one hour daily programme is hosted by Bloomberg UTV’s Editor Vivek Law and aims to provide comprehensive coverage of market openings and live reporting on the stories around the globe and its impact on Indian businesses and stocks.

Global business developments, today, have a cascading impact on our economy and performance of stocks in the market. In such a scenario, the business critical need is to have updated information on global market cues even before the local market opens for trading. In this show, Vivek Law speaks to Bloomberg Editors across the globe to get their perspective on developments that have taken place in their respective regions and which could impact Indian markets. Through On The Move, Vivek and his team of financial experts will also provide a quick outline of stocks that have been in news the previous day or post the market-close and how they may be impacted by global affairs. On The Move show aims to gear the market trader on what to expect during his trading day.

Videocon "Direct Hai Correct Hai" India Satellite TV Aims to Cross 4 Million Mark

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Mumbai, India, April 19, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / prurgent) Videocon d2h, the direct-to-home (DTH) company promoted by Videocon Group, has crossed three million subscribers. Videocon d2h, one of the fastest growing DTH service providers has created its niche through its innovative technology.

Being an Indian brand, having a large dealer network across the country and focus on providing quality services to its customers has helped the brand achieve top of the mind recall in a short span of time. Videocon d2h, along with urban segment has focused on catering to the rural segment also through its services.

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Mr. Saurabh Dhoot, Director Videocon Group on the achievement said: “We have achieved the 3 million mark as per our planned targets and we are sure that we would add another million subscribers in the next 3-4 months. I feel what’s important at this stage is to continue the momentum not just by adding new customers but in fact by delighting existing customers. Our aim is to keep our customers happy because we feel that a brand is successful when their customers are satisfied”.

A Divine Energy Healing Internet Radio Station

Washington DC, April 19, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) HealingPAQ teaches the art and science of self healing, distance healing and healing of living earth using love, joy, peace and compassion and our unique connection to divine love, light and energy.

The Drive Time Show with Deepa Celebrates Second Anniversary on Asian Star Radio

[Deepa]London, UK, April 13, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) With music as her passion and Broadcasting as her art. Deepa entered the media field in 2002 after graduating in Bsc Hons Multimedia with Video Production at Buckinghamshire University. She has since been in the media and has showcased her Broadcasting skills on majority of the renowned Asian TV Channels as well as hosting her own Bollywood magazine TV show.

James Anthony's Superstar A Love Story (2011) - The Bengali Film

Calcutta, March 10, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) On 4th March, 2011 evening, the premiere of the film “Superstar A Love Story” was held at Bashushree, South Kolkata.


Alisa happens to be a superstar in the Bengali Film industry. At the beginning of our film we find, the hero of our film, Raja, who happens to be a junior dancer is being harassed by the Choreographer, Anandji and is forced to leave the shooting floor. Alisa came up strongly and protected against this.  She and the other senior actor (Feroz), strongly stood against this ill behaviour and Raja is back on the dancing floor.

চলো পালটাই | CHOLO PALTAI (2011) Movie Starring PROSENJIT CHATTERJEE - Poster and Film Trailer

Calcutta, Feb 1, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) One of Kolkata's leading film production houses, Shree Venkatesh Films, have released the first poster of their forthcoming Bengali movie CHALO PALTAI.

Cholo Paltai is the first feature film release from SVF in 2011. The film stars the 2nd Mahanayak of Tollywood - Prasenjit Chatterjee (WBRi Exclusive Interview) in a leading role.

Cholo Paltai is directed by Haranath Chakraborty. Singer - Songwriter Anupam Roy - whose song Amake Amar Moto Thakte Dao from Srijit Mukherji's (WBRi interview) Autograph (Bengali, 2010) is immensely popular, is the Music Director. Autograph is one of the biggest Bengali blockbusters of 2010 and also features Prasenjit Chatterjee as the protagonist.

The poster poses an interesting and somewhat ill-formed question about whether pursuing an education is worth compromising with what one really wishes to do.

PROSENJIT CHATTERJEE in CHOLO PALTAI Tollywood Kolkkata (Calcutta) Bengali Movie

Chalo Paltai  is expected to have a release date in March 2011.

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WBRi Washington Bangla Radio becomes world's first Bengali radio channel on ROKU Digital Video Player

Continuing it's pioneering world leadership in online Bengali radio and entertainment services, Washington Bangla Radio USA has announced the public release of the initial version of WBRi Washington Bangla Radio Online Channel on the popular ROKU Internet Video Player device.

The new ROKU channel enables Bengali music lovers, non-resident Indians (NRI) and expatriate Bengalees who own ROKU internet video players to tune into Washington Bangla Radio and listen to internet broadcast of top Bangla songs from Kolkata on their connected television sets or hi-fi music equipment.

2011 marathon and half marathon road race events live webcast

Mumbai, Jan 12, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRLog) The Mumbai Marathon is an annual international road running competition that is held in January. This event was first staged in 2004. The prize money for the fastest runners in Men's and Women's category are $31,000 each, with an additional $2,250 being awarded to the fastest Indian citizen (men and women) in the Full and Half Marathon categories.  This live feed is in Mumbai for the 2011 marathon:

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