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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.

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

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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.

Sananda Tilottama finalists unveiled with a glamorous fashion show in Kolkata

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What do Bipasha Basu, Koena Mitra and Celina Jaitley have in common? Apart from the fact that they are models and are Bollywood actresses, they are all the winners of the Sananda Tilottama contest something which highly boosted their career in their early days of struggle. Sananda Tilottama is one of the most celebrated fashion events in the eastern part of the country. This beauty pageant has been giving a great platform to the girls who need to showcase their talent and also aspire to build a career in modeling and go for the long run in the fashion and entertainment industry. This pageant is aimed at recognizing the talent in the models and grooming them and helping them in transforming into confident models. At a recently held event at City Centre in Rajarhat, the top eight finalists of this year’s Sananda Tillotama was unveiled.

Her Royal Highness, Countess of Wessex visited Kolkata for the closing ceremony of ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital

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The two week long stay of the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital ended with a royal closing ceremony held at Swabhumi. Presence of Sophie, Countess of Wessex and Prince Edward of Britain and aunt of Prince Charles and Prince William made the affair a literally royal one. Eminent film maker Sandip Ray, Dr. Rahul Ali, Prof Gautam Bhandari, Jenny Hourihan and Dr. T. P. Das also attended the event. This is the fourth visit of the Flying eye Hospital to Kolkata.

Bigg Boss contestant Konineeca Banerjee visits High Street Market Kolkata to support friend Lopamudra

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Konineeca Banerjee recently grabbed the headlines for her excellent performance in the Bengali Big Boss as she went all the way to final before losing to Singer Anik Dhar. But whatever the result was, Konineeca won hearts of many. The Bong beauty was at her full glow as she graced a fashion and life style expo called High Street Market. Dressed in a multicolour dress with rare dual dimensional strips, her confidence seemed to have increased quite a fold after her do at the Big Boss.