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Gandhi Vichar Manch Distributes Food and Sweets to Physically Challenged on Diwali

Food grains distributed by Sanjeev Gupta to handicapped people

Food grains were distributed by Sanjeev Gupta to handicapped people near Malad Station compound, oppsite M.M.Mithaiwala, Malad (West) on the occasion of Diwali.



Celebrate Diwali with Shilpa Shetty Kundra

Starting 1st November 2015, Best Deal TV will launch their Diwali ‘Biggest Spender” campaign and the customer who shops the most will be given a 100% refund on the complete amount spent.



Malaika Arora Khan to Release Rakhee Vaswani's First Cookbook "Picky Eaters"

English: Indian actress Malaika Arora Khan

English: Indian actress Malaika Arora Khan (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Mumbai, Nov 2 (Washington Bangla Radio): Celebrity Indian chef Rakhee Vaswani is all set to launch her first ever cookbook by the name of "Picky Eaters" in the presence of the eminent Malaika Arora Khan.

Picky Eaters by Rakhee Vaswani





Interview: Actor Biswajit on Chatterjee Family Durga Puja Mumbai on Completion of One "Yuga" with Elan

Vidya Balan plays the Dhaak at Biswajit's Chatterjee family Durga Puja in Mumbai
Vidya Balan plays the Dhaak at Biswajit's Chatterjee family Durga Puja in Mumbai

Veteran actor Biswajit Chatterjee has been celebrating Durga Puja at their house in Mumbai for over a decade. The Chatterji family Durga Puja is one of the most prominent and most visited Pujas of Mumbai. Biswajit talks to WBRi about this very special Mumbai Durga Puja with his son Prosenjit Chatterjee and daughters Pryma Chatterji and Pallavi Chatterjee by his side.


Shilpa Shetty Kundra Launches Initiative to Empower Women in India for Financial Independence

Shilpa Shetty

Shilpa Shetty (Image via RottenTomatoes.com)

The initiative was launched by Shilpa Shetty Kundra with an aim to support women wanting to earn money while working at their own convenience.  The rapidly growing market has given women an opportunity to showcase their entrepreneurial skills.



Now Remember the Departed Souls Online

Screenshot of the website

Each profile has a photograph of the deceased person that is fixed in a virtual frame where visitors can express feelings by posting personal messages, showering virtual flowers, offering a garland, or lighting a virtual candle, diya or even an agarbatti. Further, the special feature of this website is it highlights the profile 10 days before and after a person’s birth or death anniversary.



Deepak Sharma in Limca Book of Records with Biggest Collection of Autographed Astronaut Pictures, Targets a Guinness Record

Deepak Sharma's Largest Autographed Pictures Collection of Astronauts

A Moradabad City (Uttar Pradesh) based Social NGO Owner Mr. Deepak Sharma with varied interest in collecting autographs, coins and stamps as a hobby, has earned a place in The Limca Book of Records 2016 for possessing the Largest Autographed Pictures Collection of Astronauts.



Where is Irrfan Khan in this Family Photo?

Guess where the actor is?

The old photo shows him and his siblings posing for camera under the sun.

Irrfan Khan Childhood Family Picture [WBRI]


Deepika Padukone: Outlook Business India’s ‘Women of Worth’

English: Bollywood actress en:Deepika Padukone...

English: Bollywood actress en:Deepika Padukone at Lafangey Parindey music launch event (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Deepika Padukone was felicitated at the ‘Outlook Business - Women of Worth’ event recently.



The Northern Virginia Bengali Association (NVBA) is hosting Mr Anuj Dhar in Virginia and Maryland

The Northern Virginia Bengali Association (NVBA) will host Anuj Dhar on October 18, 230PM at McLean High School - 1633 Davidson Rd, McLean, VA, 22101, USA. Mr. Dhar will also be addressing the Indian diaspora on November 1, 4PM at Washington Kali Mandir - Shiva Durga Shakti Mandir - 16126 New Columbia Pike, Burtonsville, MD 20866.

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