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Connecticut to celebrate its fourth year of Kali Puja on 9th November 2013

Connecticut will celebrate its fourth year of Kali Puja on 9th November 2013 at Newington High School, Connecticut.  NASKA, a charitable, tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) organization, is dedicated to promoting cultural diversity, to participate in educational activity and to contribute to humanitarian cause.  NASKA is committed to sharing South Asian heritage with everyone in North America and embraces diversity and inclusion by inviting people from all walks of life to their social events.

Bollywood Diva Kangana Ranaut graces Launch of Adrija Jewellery store

bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut

Adrija Jewellery came up with their exclusive flagship store in Kolkata which was inaugurated by Bollywood diva Kangana Ranaut.


Anoushka Shankar live in concert at Lisner Auditorium U.S.A on November 15 with 'Traces of You'

anoushka shankar

Sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar , whose last performance here featured music illustrating the evolutionary bridge between flamenco and Indian music, returns to Lisner Auditorium on November 15 with Traces of You, featuring songs she has written contemplating the subtle impact we make on our universe as she considered her journey of love, change and loss following her marriage, the birth of her son and the death of her father and mentor Ravi Shankar. The performance takes place on Friday, November 15.


Star Studded Premiere of Srijit Mukherjee’s new Bangla Movie Mishwar Rohoshyo’

Mishwar Rohoshyo’ premiere

‘Mishwar Rohoshyo’, one of the most awaited Bengali films of the year released during the Puja and the film began its journey with one of the most star studded premieres seen in recent times. The red carpet affair was held at Inox South city.


Joy of Giving Week celebrated with great enthusiasm in Kolkata; Avani Riverside Mall hosts the grand function

kolkata joy of giving week

In keeping with the commitment of contributing to the society, the Avani Riverside Mall hosted the Joy of Giving Week recently. The idea of this venture was to raise money for the different NGO’s though their displays and in its small way bring a smile to the faces of the children who are not as privileged as the others. Durga Puja is a festival of joy and it is apt to use this Puja to share happiness and joy. Eminent personalities like director Gautam Ghosh, Music director Neel Adhikari, actor Rajdeep and Shamaun Ahmed were present at the inaugural of this initiative.


Two major players in Health care and Lifestyle sector gifted Kolkata denizens a better way of life

tollywood actor soumitro chatterjee

The city of Joy has been gifted with two gifts before the Durga Puja begins. The two associations which are behind this endeavor are INOX cinemas and the Bengal Speech and Hearing Pvt Limited. The two companies have been endeavoring to cater to the needs of the people in their own ways.


26 Feature films and 16 Non-Feature films selected in Indian Panorama category for IFFI-2013

Indian Panorama 2013

PAN SINGH TOMAR got direct entry as the 26thfilm of Indian Panorama for IFFI-2013 since it won the Best Feature Film award at the recent 60thNational Film Awards. BHAAG MILKHA BHAAG and OMG OH MY GOD are the other two Hindi feature films that also got selected in the same section. There are 6 Hindi feature films and 6 Malayalam films dominating this year in this category followed by 5 Bengali films, 3 Marathi films and English, Konkani, Kannada, Tamil and Oriya.


Tollywood actor Sabyasachi Chakraborty and film-maker Sudeshna Roy attend seminar of prevention of Child Trafficking

bengali film maker sudeshna roy

Child trafficking is an organized crime and a major violation of child rights. Children across borders of the South Asian countries become the victims of such inhuman acts, when they are actually supposed to play and enjoy their childhood. West Bengal is one of the major affected and vulnerable areas in the country with respect to child trafficking. Especially vulnerable are the districts of West Bengal which border with Bangladesh and Nepal. These areas are the transit points for the traffickers and children from the remote villages are usually the prime targets. The state level advocacy event recently took place at Hotel Hindustan International in the presence of eminent personalities like Sabyasachi Chakraborty, Sudeshna Roy, Usha Ganguly, Dr. Rinchen Chophel, Roshni Sen, P. M. Nair and Ashish Damle.


Usha Uthup inaugurates M3 outlet at Park Street; A specialty store for the music lovers

usha uthup

She was as happy as a small child who was given her favorite chocolate as a gift. Her joys knew no bounds. You must be wondering who this happy person is? She is none other than the reputed singer Usha Uthup. She was present at the inauguration of the M3 shop in Park Street and this was her reaction when the singer came for the inauguration.


Tollywood Celebrities announce the Kolkata Dandia mela 2013; Fun-filled Dandia nights for the differently abled

dandia mela

Dandiya is one of the most prominent traditional festival games of India, especially in the state of Gujrat. But dandiya has spread far and wide and every community is accepting it with love. One such grand dandiya fest was held at the Milan Mela grounds from the eleventh to the thirteenth of October. The Dandia Mela is a joint initiative of Media Connect and NIP NGO. The event was recently announced by eminent personalities like Richa Sharma, Mumtaz Sorcar, Manoj Michigan, Saheb Bhattacharya, Riddhima Ghosh and Mrs. Sai Shah Halim at the Sapphire Banquets.


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