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Multi-faith Clergy Discusses Spiritual Care With New Nurses in Nevada

Religious leaders belonging to diverse traditions participated in a “Spiritual Care Panel” discussion with a group of new registered nurses in Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center in Reno (Nevada, USA) on December 18

ADB Supports Early Education, Elderly Health Care Training in PRC

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is helping Nanning city in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, People’s Republic of China (PRC), to improve the quality of pre-school education and training programs for elderly health care services via a comprehensive vocational training system.

A moment for Newtown,


Join the moment of silence tomorrow, and help honor the victims of New Town, Connecticut

''Khargosh'' to be aired on Doordarshan on Monday, December 16th

Actor Sumit Sharma's film ''Khargosh'' will be aired on Doordarshan, in the category of Best of Indian Cinema; on Monday, December 16th at 11 pm. Sumit Sharma is a Delhi boy who has taken his acting training from the veteran actor Anupam Kher's Academy.

India's Madhya Pradesh to Better Meet Power Needs with $350 Million ADB Loan

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, December 13, 2013 (Washington Bangla Radio)– The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $350 million loan for power asset upgrades that will allow the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh to meet booming consumer demand for power.


Christian-Buddhist-Jewish-Baha’i leaders Support Hindu Statue in Oklahoma Capitol

Washington D.C.,  December 12, 2013 (Washington Bangla Radio): Christian, Buddhist, Jewish and Baha’i leaders have backed the proposed bid of Hindus of erecting a statue of Lord Hanuman in Oklahoma State Capitol grounds in Oklahoma City (USA).


BARC Research Programme in Agriculture

A huge amount of energy is released by splitting an atom. This energy can be utilized for various peaceful applications. 'Nuclear agriculture' is one such important sector having a major societal impact. Nuclear Agriculture and Biotechnology Division (NABTD) of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) is involved in broad based research programme in agriculture and allied areas.

Hindu Statesman Zed Commends Time Magazine for Honoring Pope

Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has welcomed Time magazine for declaring His Holiness Pope Francis as Person of the Year, an honor well deserved.

Hindus Interested in Erecting Lord Hanuman Statue in Oklahoma Capitol Grounds

Washington D.C., December 10, 2013 (Washington Bangla Radio):- Hindus are also thinking of erecting a statue of Lord Hanuman if the space is available in the Oklahoma State Capitol grounds in Oklahoma City (USA).


Thermal Power Plant Coal Supply to Improve with Expansion of Inland Water Transport Mode 12th Plan Outlay

Transportation of cargo through waterways has been in vogue in many parts of India since ancient times. Regular movement of powered vessels carrying daily needs to various destinations through rivers across the country, especially through River Ganga and River Brahmaputra was very prominent.

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