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Remembering Pandit Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru, circa 1927

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By Vishwa Nath Tripathi

New Delhi, Nov 12, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India, has left an indelible impression on different aspects of our lives. He was an apostle of humanity, peace and architect of modern India.

Bravo TV Fashion Show: Ultimate Collection - ALLISON to Walk the Runway

Allison (Model)Santa Monica, CA, November 9, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRWEB) ALLISON the Model will walk the runway in Bravo TV’s The Fashion Show: Ultimate Collection, to premier on Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 10pm/9 Central. The show is hosted by fashion icon Iman and Isaac Mizrahi, internationally acclaimed designer. Contestant creations will also be judged by Laura Brown of Harper’s Bazaar.

The first of its kind, The Fashion Show: Ultimate Collection will push contestants to create a fashion forward line and compete for a $125,000 prize, provided by TRESemme® Professional Hair Care. This fashion house duel will split 12 talented men and women into two fashion houses and each “house” must work together, not only to create a cohesive collection each week, but also to produce a live fashion show showcased by top models, like ALLISON.

Indian Detective Company to Launch Quality Investigation Services

New Delhi, Nov 10, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / pressreleasecentre) Indian Detective is a detective company working from past several years to provide quality investigation services to the individuals and corporate world. Indian Detectives provide quality and our investigations are thorough, diligent and comprehensive. The company provides specialized investigation for matrimonial problems investigation, divorce cases with obtaining proof and evidences, surveillance, litigation support and able to locate a missing person, compiling background information about an individual and in depth asset investigation. With vast experience in this field, Indian detective has been able to form great contacts with various companies, institutions, individuals and authorities.

Kiesha Brown Will Shock Fans With New Endeavor in Modeling and Fashion Design

New York, NY, November 05, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / 1888PressRelease)  The Tulsa Shock's Guard, Kiesha Brown is venturing into the world of modeling and fashion design. Aside from gaining attention from her ability to score points, it is Ms. Brown's physique and persona that has had the fashion industry buzzing.

After spending nine consecutive years during her time off from the WNBA in Zaragoza, Spain, Ms. Brown has been inspired by European fashion to develop her own line. She has since met with the Vice President of Fashion Merchandising of GSEA Peru, Juliette Laracuente who says, "With Kiesha's presence and strong fashion sense, she would represent any brand with class and sophistication while putting her own line together."

Michelle Obama buys Ganesh & Hanuman icons in India

Shri Ganesha Scripting Mahabharata - buy this sculpture online »

New Delhi, Nov 8, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) US First Lady Michelle Obama purchased wooden Lord Ganesh, a Hanuman, and Patachitra and Madhubani paintings (which usually depict Hindu religious themes), etc., during her visit to New Delhi’s Crafts Museum on November eight, according to reports.

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, commended Michelle Obama’s, 46, reported interest in Hindu artifacts and added that if she wanted to explore Hinduism further, he or other Hindu scholars would be glad to assist.

Ganesha on Sheshanaga Scripting The Mahabharata - buy this sculpture online »

Art had a long and rich tradition in Hinduism and ancient Sanskrit literature talked about religious paintings of deities on wood or cloth, Rajan Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, pointed out.

Lord Ganesh is worshipped as god of wisdom and remover of obstacles and invoked before the beginning of any major undertaking. Lord Hanuman is known for his incredible strength. Both Ganesh and Hanuman are highly revered in Hinduism, oldest and third largest religion of the world with about one billion adherents, whose ultimate goal is moksh (liberation).

Also known as National Handicrafts & Handlooms Museum, Crafts Museum is run by Government of India’s Ministry of Textiles and has a collection of about 22, 000 objects. Dr. Ruchira Ghosh is the head.

Salacious Model Bajita Singh To Begin Shooting Highly Controversial But Critically Acclaimed Television Commercials

Model Bajita Singh

Los Angeles, November 04, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / EIN Presswire) Much-celebrated model Bajita Singh is set to begin shooting her critically acclaimed and highly controversial television commercials and music videos for Murdercap Records. Bajita's first commercial, "Lost", has been the subject of intense controversy in London, Bollywood, Hollywood, Detroit, and New York, after several major television channels refused to air it due to claims its content was too "salacious." The controversy centers around Bajita's walk in the commercial, and her one line in the spot.

Sizzling Hot Sexy Model BAJITA SINGH PosterMurdercap Records CEO Jerome "SlikkForDays" Almon received rejection letters for the commercial from 4MUSIC London, Comcast Detroit, and Time-Warner North Carolina, and a refusal to air the commercial by FOX and CNN. The script became an international controversy when The Sikh Times of London published on its front page a video of Ms. Singh clad in a bikini that is "revealing" to say the least. This was immediately followed by Bajita becoming the topic of controversy in Bollywood, as parents condemned her working with gangsta rappers, blaming Bollywood for setting up girls to be "turned out" by gangsta rappers in the United States. This controversy pits the youth of India, who support Bajita, against their parents, who condemn the sexual aspects of her videos and commercials.

Watch a free hot music video featuring sizzling model Bajita Singh online.

Grammy Award Winning Singer-Songwriter-Actor Tim McGraw Lends His Voice To Help Deliver Millions Of Meals To Food Banks

Minneapolis, MN, November 4, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRWEB) General Mills’ Hamburger Helper® is partnering with GRAMMY® Award-winning singer, songwriter and actor Tim McGraw to help Feeding America deliver millions of meals to local food banks through the Show Your Helping Hand™ campaign.

“It’s hard to believe that one in six people struggles with not having enough food,” said Tim McGraw. “That’s why I’m proud to be involved in this effort with Hamburger Helper to help Feeding America deliver millions of meals to local food banks. If we all show a helping hand, together we can make a difference in the fight against hunger.”

Fans can support the campaign by submitting codes from specially marked boxes of Hamburger Helper online at or by logging on to donate funds directly to Feeding America. Hamburger Helper has already donated $525,000 and will donate up to $100,000 more based on code redemptions, for a total of $625,000. Hamburger Helper will donate 17 cents for each code that is redeemed – enough for Feeding America to deliver one meal to a local food bank.

Paula Abdul did not know what Diwali was

Nevada, USA, Nov 5, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) Grammy winner Paula Abdul (American Idol) did not know till November four what was Diwali, most popular festival of one billion Hindus of the world and also of Sikhs and Jains.

One follower tweeted her on November four: “Tomorrow is Indian Festival Diwali”.

Abdul re-tweeted: “what's Diwali? sounds cool.....”

Her followers replied: “Festival of Lights”, to which she sent the re-tweet—“thank you! sending you love & *hugs* for that!”

Happy Diwali wish from White House applauded

Nevada, USA, Nov 4, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) Hindus have applauded White House for its Diwali statement published on its official website on November four, which said: “…to all those who will celebrate this joyous occasion on Friday, I wish you, your families and loved ones Happy Diwali”.

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a release in Nevada (USA) today, welcoming US President Barack Obama’s Diwali statement, urged him to push for a Diwali stamp by United States Postal Service and adding Diwali to the holiday calendar of public schools nationwide. Diwali stamp was long overdue and it was important for Hindu families to celebrate Diwali day together at home with their children.

Pennsylvania Catholic University Organizing Hindu Arts Exhibition

Nevada, USA, Nov 3, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) Hindus have applauded Misericordia University of Pennsylvania (USA), a Roman Catholic institution, for organizing a Hindu art exhibition.

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that religion was a most powerful and complex part of human life and thanked Misericordia for showing that religion comprised of much more than one’s personal experience or belief, and that more inclusive understanding of religion was needed.

To be held from November 12 to December 18, this exhibition is titled “The Hindu Collection” and will be shown in its MacDonald Gallery.

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