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Deepika Padukone plays daughter of Sharmila Tagore in Break Ke Baad (2010) Bollywood Hindi Movie

Mumbai, Nov 2, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRLog) As per Latest Bollywood News, Hot and Veteran Actress Saif Ali Khan's Mother Sharmila Tagore plays role of single mother for Deepika Padukone in Bollywood Upcoming Movies 2010 name “Break Ke Baad.”

Both actresses share a very special mother-daughter relationship in the film and as we all know that both first met on the sets of Love Aaj Kal, which Saif Ali Khan produced.

As per Latest Bollywood Interviews, Deepika Padukone said that, "I was very excited to know that Sharmilaji will be playing my mother in the film. I respect her immensely, and feel she is one of the finest actors of India. I am humbled that I got a chance to share screen space with such a great actor."

Armand Mastroianni's Miracle Underground film based on rescue of Chilean miners

Director Armand Mastroianni joins producer Boris Acosta and a cast of celebrities, including an Oscar-winner, to tell the incredible story of the 33 Chilean miners, trapped near 700 meters down, who beat the odds and emerged alive after 70 days underground – longer than anyone has previously survived.

Miracle Underground movie posterTemecula, CA, November 2, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRWEB) Master Films Productions presents Miracle Underground, a film by Dino Di Durante, produced by Boris Acosta.

Nepal's Isolated, Poor Communities To Get Road Access with ADB Assistance

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, Nov 2, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / ADB) Nepal is receiving Asian Development Bank (ADB) assistance to help the government upgrade roads and airports, crucial to improving access to isolated, poor communities.

The ADB Board of Directors approved a grant of $12 million from its concessional Asian Development Fund for the Nepal Transport Project Preparatory Facility. The facility will ensure that important road and air transport projects are prepared in advance, and implemented quickly and efficiently.

Households in Rural Bhutan to get Electricity with ADB assistance

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, Nov 2, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / ADB) Bhutan is receiving fresh Asian Development Bank (ADB) assistance to help it reach its target of providing electricity to all rural households, which will spur growth and reduce poverty in the mountainous, landlocked South Asian country.

ADB's Board of Directors approved a grant of almost $21.6 million for the Bhutan Rural Renewable Energy Development Project.

"Full rural electrification will not only address rising local energy demand and national energy security but will help diversify income earning activities and improve the quality of life and standard of living in rural areas where 90% of the country's poor live," said Kaoru Ogino, Senior Energy Specialist in ADB's South Asia Department.

Central Asia Partnership Looks to 2020 - Turkmenistan and Pakistan Join CAREC

CEBU, PHILIPPINES, Nov 2, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) Ministers at the 9th Ministerial Conference of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program today welcomed the accession of two new members - Turkmenistan and Pakistan. This is a special event, consolidating the CAREC partnership and its work in transport, trade facilitation, and trade policy.

The inclusion of Turkmenistan and Pakistan extends CAREC's reach to the Arabian Sea and beyond, improving Central Asia's competitiveness in world markets, including East and South Asia, Europe, and the Russian Federation.

Pope Benedict XVI says “God sees in everyone a soul to save”, but Hindus find “God in all creatures”

Nevada, USA, Nov 2, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) God excludes no one, neither the poor nor the rich; His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI reportedly stated in an address in Vatican City on October 31.

Pope (as per Zenit translation) reportedly further said: God does not let himself be conditioned by our human prejudices, but sees in everyone a soul to save and is especially attracted to those who are judged as lost and who think themselves so.

The China Institute of Young Associates Night of Fashion Then and Now Showcases Emerging Designers

NY, NY, October 28, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / I-Newswire) - The China Institute of Young Associates, the network of students and young professionals to encourage and foster cultural, educational and public service programs, staged its first Night of Fashion, entitled Then and Now, on October 20, 2010 at the CUE Center in New York City. Epitomizing the Institute’s mission of cross cultural exploration, the fashion show explored traditional Chinese dress dating back to the Zhou Dynasty (1046 BC) through the Early Republic (1912), as well as profiling emerging contemporary designers.

Sick and Sicker: ObamaCare Canadian Style (2010) Film Exposes Obamacare Just Before Elections

Los Angeles, CA, October 30, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRWEB) Barack Obama definitely wasn't born in Canada but a new movie warns that Canadian-style healthcare is the goal of ObamaCare. Released just before the November elections the movie "Sick and Sicker: ObamaCare Canadian Style" has Canadians exposing the truth about government run medicine. Several Canadians in the movie, who complained about long waits for treatment, died before the movie was completed.

The producer, Logan Darrow Clements, interviews doctors, patients and journalists as well as a Member of Parliament and a former Health Minister. In one scene Clements rents a Canadian hospital to make a point. Animations show the magnitude of waiting and how politicians flee the system.

Hindus hail Vatican for its Deepavali wishes to “Hindu Friends” - Pope Benedict XVI quotes Upanishads, Tagore and Gandhi

Nevada, Oct 29, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) Hindus have applauded Vatican for its “message for the feast of Deepavali” wishing “joy-filled Deepavali” to “Hindu Friends”, published at “Vatican: the Holy See” website on October 28.

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, welcomed the Vatican’s offer in this message of “culture that promotes respect, trust and cooperation”, “promoting interreligious dialogue and relations”, “increase in cooperation and common action”, “readiness and willingness to enter into productive cooperation”, “strengthen our friendship and cooperation by mutually ensuring and enhancing respect and trust”, and “depend on each other to achieve a common purpose”.

Zed, who is president of Universal Society of Hinduism, extolled Vatican’s wish on the occasion, which said: “May God, the Supreme Light illumine your minds, enlighten your hearts and strengthen the human bonds in your homes and communities!”

Diwali Gift Ideas and Tips - Trends in India in Gifts for Diwali

Kolkata, October 22, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / free-press-release) Truly acclaimed as the epiphany of fun, festivity, and good times, Diwali in India is a symbol of fortune, prosperity, and wisdom. It is a time to celebrate the victory of good over the evil. Diwali - a festival that marks the glorious march of light of knowledge along with it.

In case you do not know that when is Diwali in 2010 then it is to inform you that Diwali falls in Friday, November the 5th in this year. So now as you know that when is Diwali 2010, you ought to prepare yourself to buy a gift that will harmonize the occasion to the best.

The tradition of exchanging gifts on special occasions holds a special place among all Indian communities. It is an age-old gesture that is believed to bind the people in a single chord of mutual harmony, love and affection. When it is one of the most eponymous Indian festival of Diwali, gifting probably is the core essence of it.

Check out some great Diwali gift ideas for your loved ones and order the gifts online from Washington Bangla Radio.

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