News - India & South Asia

Chinmaya Nada Bindu Celebrates First Anniversary with Festival for Arts

Pune, India (Washington Bangla Radio): Chinmaya Mission’s music and dance gurukul to host performances by renowned dancers and musicians for Patrons from Mumbai and Pune to celebrate a year of its being.

Patrons of the performing arts in Mumbai and Pune have a lot to look forward to this weekend. Chinmaya Naada Bindu, a first-of-its-kind Gurukul for all the Indianperforming arts, is celebrating its first anniversary with the Naada Bindu Festival for the Arts, a 4-day Arts Immersion Retreat from September 18 to 21.

Yogi based in Mumbai claims to have solutions for health problems of Hollywood celebrities

Mumbai, India, Sep 17, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) A yogi based in Mumbai (India) has claimed that he could cure Hollywood celebrities, even those with terminal illnesses, without any drugs or fees.

Vir Balahara, who is reverently known as “Virjee”, is not your ordinary yogi. He retired as Director General of Income Tax of India. Atheist most of his earlier life, he found inner-light when he was around 40 and started exploring it further. After his about 23 years of self-exploration, he felt ready to take his mission and “new awareness” globally to help the sick.

Hindus want France President Nicolas Sarkozy to resign over the Roma (Gypsy) fiasco.

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that xenophobia and racism laden policies and comments of Sarkozy around Roma issue were bringing dishonor and humiliation to the great nation of France which was known for its high respect for human rights.
Despite the worldwide criticism, Sarkozy was adamantly continuing to dismantle Roma settlements and expelling them. Not only subscribing to racism and xenophobia, he was trying to export it to other European countries, Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, argued.

Anwesha Datta Live in Concert in New Jersey, USA

Anwesha Datta Gupta (born December 15, 1993) is a 16 year old singing prodigy who made her presence felt in the Indian music scene through the reality show Amul STAR Voice of India, Chhote Ustaad.Anwesha was runner up in the finals, where the outcome was solely decided on the number of votes polled. She was the favorite of judges throughout the contest and had the sole distinction of bagging a 'Sarvottam' for all her performances.

Hindus denounce Pope for being offensive to atheists

Hindus have criticized His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI for rough handling of atheists in his speech at Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh (United Kingdom) on September 16, where he appeared to associate atheism with the Nazis. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that as Catholics and Hindus and others had freedom of their belief systems and were respected for their respective choices, and so should be the atheists.

Mint-Condition Audrey Hepburn Stamp Sheet & Gala Dinner to Benefit the Audrey Hepburn Children's Fund & UNICEF Germany Fund

Auction of 'The Mint-Condition Audrey Hepburn Stamp Sheet' and Gala Dinner to Benefit the Audrey Hepburn Children's Fund and Germany Fund for UNICEF - Adlon Hotel, Berlin - October 16th, 2010.

Ahlan! Best in Dubai glamorous awards launch

The public-nominated and voted for Awards reflect the true 'people's choice' when it comes to Dubai and the 2010 awards are now officially open for nominations in categories as diverse as hospitality, sports, customer service and charity - these awards encompass all of the aspects that make Dubai the emirate to live, work and play in. Garhoud, Dubai, September 4, 2010 /Washington Bangla Radio / India PRwire/ -- The Ahlan!

Chicago South Asian Film Festival | CSAFF Opening night to be a Star Studded Soiree

Star-gazers will be in for a treat on October 1, as several celebrated filmmakers and actors such as Deepti Naval, Manisha Koirala, Aparna Sen and many more will walk the red carpet and attend the opening night gala for CSAFF. Stars to attend include - Deepti Naval, Manisha Koirala, Ajay Naidu and Aparna Sen among many others.Stars to attend include - Deepti Naval, Manisha Koirala, Ajay Naidu and Aparna Sen among many others.... Chicago, Illinois, September 8, 2010 /Washington Bangla Radio - India PRwire/ - The Chicago South Asian Film Festival (CSAFF) announces their opening nig

Bill Clinton attends Chatwal Hotel opening in New York City, New York, USA

The opening of the Chatwal Hotel in midtown New York received a very presidential blessing as Former US President, Bill Clinton stopped by to deliver a speech for fellow Democrat Congressman Kendrick Meek. The hotel's owner and close friend of Clinton, Mr.

Critical Skills Shortage In Finance And Accounting in Singapore

Employers proactively addressing the shortage but more needs to be done to retain highly mobile talent London, September 13, 2010 /Washington Bangla Radio / India PRwire/ -- Singapore is facing a skills shortage in finance and accounting as demand for high-calibre talent intensifies amid the strong economy. Proactive steps have been taken by employers to address the talent crunch, but with the balance of power in the labour market shifting towards employees, organisations need to do even more to attract and retain the best people. These findings are based on data collected from th

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