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Chandragiri: Moon Mountain of Brown Gold

Chandragiri Plant

Coffee connoisseurs from over the world were introduced to the seeds of a new variety of Arabica plant called Chandragiri by the Central Coffee Research Institute (CCRI) in December 2007. Since then, the ‘Brown Gold’s’ aroma and flavor has magnetized the coffee lovers from different parts of the world. The Chandragiri plant, which was introduced to the coffee planters in India for commercial exploitation, received good response from them and since then there has been a huge demand for the seed.

Outdoor advertising revolutionizes the realm of marketing


Outdoor advertising today is indeed one of the best ways to reach the audiences and marketers have long since made use of this medium. Over time, outdoor advertising has transformed with innovative and eye-catching techniques being used extensively these days. Using outdoor space to one’s marketing benefits is tricky and requires a lot of imagination and ingenuity.

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Seminar on Opening of BBC’s Dhaka Office

There will be a national seminar on “Business in Europe: A new Approach for Bangladesh” to discuss the innovative ways of development of business relations between Bangladesh, the European Union and the rest of the world. Famous business magnet, business leader, representative of chamber and commerce, members of diplomatic mission, business experts, representative of civil society, and representative of mass communication will participate in the seminar. Distinguished guests and BBC’s French team experts in Economics and Finance would be present in the seminar.

"Aaj Kuch Toofani Kartey Hain" Soft Drink Campaign Feat. Salman Khan Launched in India

The high adrenalin campaign shows Salman Khan adding his unique style quotient as he takes a 'toofani' route to get his Thums Up, turning a mundane situation of a store running out of his favourite Thums Up, into an exciting tale of adventure and thrill. Salman Khan inspires gut and gumption by taking complete control of the situation to get what he needs, undertaking a series of 'toofani' acts to get his Thums Up. Action star and southern superstar Mahesh Babu features in the south version of the thrilling campaign.

Rory McIlroy Signs with Bose Corporation

Framingham, Massachusetts, March 1, 2013 (Washington Bangla Radio / Business Wire India): Bose Corporation has announced at The Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida that Rory McIlroy will be a Global Brand Ambassador for the company's headphones, portable speakers, home and automotive systems. McIlroy joins Bose in a multi-year agreement as he begins 2013 as the number one golfer in the world.

Bob Maresca, President of Bose Corporation, Announces Rory McIlroy as a Bose Global Brand Ambassador
Bob Maresca, President of Bose Corporation, Announces Rory McIlroy as a Bose Global Brand Ambassador. (Photo: Business Wire)

A lifelong music lover, McIlroy has been a Bose customer for years. "I've always chosen Bose because I've always wanted the best sound quality I could get," said McIlroy. "Bose products are different. And Bose is different. They work hard at their innovations, they aren't conventional, and they're committed to doing things that haven't been done before, just like I am."

Subhash Ghai: From Movie Making To Movie Screening at Mukta Cinemas

Mukta A2 Cinema in Ahmedabad
Mukta A2 Cinema, Ahmedabad

Mumbai, Feb 20, 2013 (Washington Bangla Radio): Subhash Ghai is a man with a vision. After giving India one of its finest film education institutes, Whistling Woods, he has ventured into movie screening with Mukta Cinemas.

Magician Aliraj Launches HP Tablet in Bangladesh

Bangladeshi Magician Aliraj
Aliraj launching new HP iPad with magic and illusion

Aliraj - the magic icon of Bangladesh - recently performed at the Westin hotel ballroom for the launching of new HP iPad.

Shemaroo Studio wins the Govt. of Maharashtra tender for Digital Restoration

“We are honored to get an opportunity to serve the Govt. of Maharashtra and digitally restore many of its films and documentaries. The process will enable us to save a large pie of content from getting lost.”- Hiren Gada, Director, Shemaroo Entertainment.

Deepika Padukone Races Ahead to Ram Leela, Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani, Chennai Express with King Khan & Kochadaiyaan with Rajnikanth

Deepika Padukone Race 2

Mumbai, Jan 29, 2013 (Washington Bangla Radio) With Race 2 emerging as a winner, the entire cast of the movie is on a high. The movie is a roaring success and it has lived up to the name that Abbas-Mustan thrillers have made for themselves. However, one thing that viewers particularly remember is the lasting impression of Elena, the character essayed by Deepika Padukone in the movie.

50,000 jobs up for grabs in UK curry industry – Initiatives from Bangladesh government needed

By Abu Masum

Pasha Khondokar, the newly elected President of BCA, M. A. Munim, the newly elected General Secretary of BCA and Bajloor Rashid, MBE, (former President, BCA)

London, UK, Jan 24, 2013 (Washington Bangla Radio) British Bangladeshi owns more than eighty percent of the 4.1 billion pound valued UK curry industry. It satisfies with its various foods the appetite of the royal family as well as the mass. Back in 1960, these entrepreneurs, with their 12,000 restaurants, established the powerful organization called Bangladesh Caterers Association (BCA). Besides upholding the different interests of the people related to this industry, BCA played active role for Bangladesh in times of disaster like flood and cyclone like SIDR and assisted in various ways to make the Vision Bangladesh, a project of BRAC, effective. Recently, BCA held its Annual Award Ceremony and Gala Dinner at a five star hotel in Central London with presence of powerful ministers and MPs from the opposition. In an exclusive interview, with BRIT-BANGLA, Pasha Khondokar, the newly elected President of BCA, M. A. Munim, the newly elected General Secretary of BCA and Bajloor Rashid, MBE, (former President, BCA) has spoken on problems and potential of the curry industry prevailing in the UK.

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