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Ray Davies - Paloma Faith Performance At Royal Variety Show

London, UK, Nov 24, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / ContactMusic) Fresh from the release of his new album 'See My Friends', Ray Davies has confirmed he will be playing this year's Royal Variety Show at the London Palladium as a special guest performer. The legendary frontman will perform the 'See My Friends' version of his famous track 'Lola' alongside singer Paloma Faith in front of Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall, which will take place on December 9th and broadcast on the BBC on December 16th.

'See My Friends', which debuted at number 12 in the UK charts providing Ray with his highest chart entry for almost 45 years, is out now on Universal Music. It features collaborations with Bruce Springsteen, Metallica, Mumford & Sons, Paloma Faith and Snow Patrol's Gary Lightbody amongst others on updated versions of classic tracks from Davies' back catalogue including 'Waterloo Sunset', 'You Really Got Me' and 'Days'.


Celebrity Model Amy Vitale to Appear in GARTEL Fashion Runway Premier

Miami, FL, Nov 24, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / prurgent) Fitness Model, Actress, and Celebrity Spokesperson Amy Vitale will model the new, custom clothing of world-renown Digital Media Artist GARTEL on the fashion runway, premiering his first ever "Art To Wear".

Amy Vitale will display GARTEL's unique bathing suit art in motion under the Miami moonlight at the GARTEL Couture Art to Wear Fashion Show on December 3, at Nikki Beach, One Ocean Drive, Miami, Florida.


American Citizen Town Hall Meeting Arranged By U.S. Consulate General Kolkata

Calcutta, Nov 22, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) All American citizens, as well as the parents, spouses, and siblings of American citizens, are welcome to attend a “Town Hall” meeting on December 6, 2010, at 3:15 p.m. at the Lincoln Room, American Center, 38-A Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Kolkata.  We encourage all Americans and their immediate relatives to come with the hope of establishing a regular meeting on an annual basis or more frequently.

This will be a chance to meet your fellow Americans and discuss issues with officers of the U.S. Consulate’s American Citizen Services section.  The program will include:
·         Remarks by the Consul General
·         A lighthearted quiz on America for children
·         An overview of the services provided by the U.S. Consulate
·         An open discussion with Questions and Answers
·         A chance to mingle with fellow Americans and U.S. Consulate staff

Please RSVP by no later than December 2, via email, KolkataACS@state.gov , or via phone, 033-3984-2400 Extension 2443.  Please bring your U.S. passport or photocopy of your / your spouse / children / dependents’ U.S. passport.  Also please print this invitation and carry it with you when you are coming to attend the Town Hall.



ADB, Research Agencies Target Food Security, Nutrition Gains in Asia

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, Nov 17, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) The Asian Development Bank (ADB), along with its research partners and developing member countries, are to explore new ways of strengthening food security and improving nutrition in a region where 65% of the world's undernourished people live.

The ADB Board of Directors today approved a regional technical assistance grant of $4 million for the Strategic Research for Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security in Asia. It will examine how countries can tackle rice yield gaps, water use problems, fragmented food supply chains and underinvestment in agricultural research.



Julia Roberts Assures Her Adoption Of Hinduism Is Not A Religious Gimmick

Nevada, Nov 13, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) Oscar winner Hollywood star Julia Roberts (Pretty Woman), the recent convert to Hinduism, says, “My opting for Hinduism is not a religious gimmick”.

In her telephonic interview published on the online edition of The Hindu (English daily which claims itself as “India's National Newspaper” with a readership of over four million) dated November 13, Roberts adds: “It is similar to Patsy of Razor's Edge by Somerset Maugham. We share a common aspect of finding peace and tranquility of mind in Hinduism, one of the oldest and respected religions of civilization”.


Who will benefit more from Obama’s Visit - India or USA - An astrological Interpretation

Noida, Nov 9, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / openPR) Mr Barak Obama, the President of the oldest democracy is here in the largest democracy of the world, India. It is widely believed that the visit of Mr Obama will take the relationship to a new level and the mutual corporation shall find a new solution in promoting peace and stability in the world particularly Asia.

The bond between both the countries is understood to be deepening and the results are also coming out to be seen by all.

Now let us explore this visit astrologically and see how the planets and constellations are placed to bless this visit and let us also dig out some other startling less know facts which are either known only to the concerned Government or to the stars.


The Indian Sacred Festival Of Chat (Chhat) – An Astrological Understanding

Noida, Uttar Pradesh, Nov 11, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / openPR) - The Sun is the only Grah (planet) whose rays and radiations can be felt by a living being and thus why it is considered as the soul of all the living beings and astrologically when it goes into debilitation i.e. when it starts its transit in the Tula Rashi( Libran Sign) the benefices associated with it is reduced to a great extent or broadly get reversed . This means that the transit of Sun in Libran sign shall not shower positivity to the natives as the Sun in a friendly sign would do.


Luxury Fashion Icon Louis Vuitton of Paris Celebrates 100 Legendary Trunks - clients include Maharaja of Baroda

New York, NY, November 10, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRWEB) This 1921 Louis Vuitton advertising slogan perfectly evokes the intimate relationship that every traveler has with his trunks and luggage. From trains and legendary ocean liners, to automobiles and the first aircraft, the Louis Vuitton trunk has crossed time and borders. In 1854, Louis Vuitton, “layetier, trunk-maker, and packer,” offered a modern trunk that combined pragmatism and elegance, perfectly adapted to the current means of transport and changes in the lives his clients led. The House of Vuitton has served explorers and adventurers, princes, dandies, elegant ladies, and artists of all kinds. The Maharaja of Baroda, Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza, Douglas Fairbanks, Ernest Hemingway, Jeanne Lanvin -even Damien Hirst and Sharon Stone have traveled with Vuitton.

The House of Vuitton is now proud to present LOUIS VUITTON: 100 LEGENDARY TRUNKS, published November 2010.

This exceptional book, with a preface by Patrick-Louis Vuitton, show-cases the most beautiful creations of the House through more than eight hundred photographs. The trunk-bed, steamer trunk, tea case, toiletry kit, circus trunk, library trunk, and caviar box are just a few of the many incredible pieces featured here, along with the equally incredible stories of their creation. A full technical survey, the bible of the artisanal trunkmaker, reveals the secrets of making a Louis Vuitton trunk. The exclusive edition for Louis Vuitton stores features a silkscreened cover and hard slipcase printed with Monogram canvas, reinterpreted from the 1896 original pattern.


25 Years After USA, India Gets It's First Water Resort At New Water Park In Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, Nov 10, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRLog) Fun World is the first ever water resort in the country. Fun world located at Chopasni is only half a Kilometer from the Ring Road of Jodhpur thereby the whole tourist traffic going and coming from Jaisalmer would be passing our property away from the dust and the pollution of the city, the resort promises a refreshing experience for you.This exclusive complex has everything under its shade to give the visitors an unforgettable holiday.

The Park is famous for clean & clear water, Beautiful landscaping technologically safe and a good base for making your visits historic monuments.So if you are looking for Amusement Park in India or Water Parks in India Funworld is the place to be. It is a unique combination of Amusement Park, Water Park and Resort.


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