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Deepika Padukone Launches The Live Love Laugh Foundation Against Depression

Deepika Padukone

Actor Deepika Padukone has announced the launch of her foundation The Live Love Laugh Foundation, a not for profit organization dedicated to addressing the issue of mental health in India



Banchbo Steps into fourteenth year of Baanchbo Sahrad Samman



Lord Hanuman is highlight of revamp of Singapore’s Asian Civilisations Museum

Hindu Lord Hanuman

A rare statue of Hindu Lord Hanuman is the highlight of ongoing revamp of Singapore’s 22 years old Asian Civilizations Museum (ACM).


Hrithik Roshan Inaugurates New Watch Boutique in Pune

Hrithik Roshan inaugurated the first RADO boutique in Pune situated at MG Road, Camp

Rado, the Swiss watch brand known for its innovative use of design and materials, has officially opened its first boutique in Pune, India. Situated in a prominent location on the city’s most popular shopping street, MG Road, the boutique offers an attractive selection of Rado’s latest collections.



Wipro and First Book to Provide 35,000 New Books to Kids in Need in 5 Cities in U.S. & Canada

Together, Wipro and First Book will distribute 35,000 books to educators and program leaders in 2015, serving kids from low-income families in Jefferson City (Missouri), Atlanta, Houston, East Brunswick (New Jersey) and Edmonton, Canada.



Kangana Ranaut invited to speak at the Women in the World Summit in London

Kangana Ranaut

Mumbai, Oct 5, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Riding high on the success of her back to back hits, Kangana is not only the most sort after actress in the country today but also one of the most inspirational.


HE NAMED ME MALALA (2015) Premieres in New York and Los Angeles, Opens in Theaters Nationwide USA on October 9

“One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world." – Malala

HE NAMED ME MALALA opened exclusively this Friday, October 2, at the Lincoln Square and Sunshine theaters in New York City and the Arclight and Landmark theaters in Los Angeles.

Washington, DC, Oct 4, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai took New York City by storm ahead of the release of her new documentary film HE NAMED ME MALALA which opened in New York and Los Angeles this Friday October 2. The release date in theaters nationwide is October 9. The film is directed by Davis Guggenheim.


Hindus criticize ban on symbols-music-mantra- incense at Turkey yoga centers

Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that this ban seemed like an unnecessary obtrusion and burdensome on yoga in Turkey. Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, urged Turkey to reconsider this directive.



The real story behind Arjun Rampal and Sussanne Khan link-up

Rumors about the two have been making a rife on and off for some years now. The film industry has often hinted at a third party involvement when it comes to trouble in paradise. How often do you think it is true?


Poultry India's National ‘Protein Awareness’ Campaign to highlight Protein Deficiency in India

Harish Garware, O P Singh,Dr. Geeta Dharmatti
Harish Garware, O P Singh,Dr. Geeta Dharmatti

Poultry India is an advisory body with a unanimous primary mandate of spearheading the Eat Right, Eat Healthy educational campaign to raise awareness on the scourge of protein deficiency prevalent in the country. This campaign focuses on the need for a balanced daily diet consisting high proteins. Eat Right, Eat Healthy is just one of the many campaigns initiated by Poultry India. It also organises the Poultry India Expo, one of South Asia’s largest, which brings together global experts on bird flock nutrition, breeding, poultry equipment and animal health. The exhibition – now in its ninth year in 2015 - also provides insights into latest trends and best practices in poultry farming and breeding. Exhibitors from all over the world showcase their equipment, products and services to Indian and foreign visitors. A one-day technical seminar ‘Knowledge Day’ is also organised in conjunction with the Poultry India exhibition. The 2015 edition of Knowledge Day and Poultry India Expo will be held in Hyderabad’s HITEX City from November 24-27.



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