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COUNT SMOKULA TO PROVIDE AURAL PLEASURE FOR GUESTS AT TROMADANCE PRESS CONFERENCE AT 2010 AFM

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New York, NY, October 29, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / TROMA) – The TromaDance Film Festival Committee is thrilled to announce that Count Smokula will make a special appearance at the TromaDance Press Conference at the 2010 American Film Market! The press conference is scheduled for November 4, 2010 at 3 pm in the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel Press Room!

On the Road to Cleanliness and Hygiene in Rural Areas in India - Total Sanitation Campaign (TSC)

New Delhi, Oct 28, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / PIB India) Sanitation is one of the basic needs of life. In   order to ensure sanitation facilities in rural areas with broader goal to eradicate the practice of open defecation, the Department of Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation under the Ministry Of Rural Development has been making consistent efforts under the Total Sanitation Campaign (TSC). The main goal of the Government is to eradicate the practice of open defecation by 2010.


Nepal Road Project Link Remote Communities, Boost Trade - $49 Million Loan from Asian Development Bank

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, Oct 28, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / ADB) Nepal, with assistance from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), is to step up road improvements and customs systems enhancement to link remote, rural communities to markets and services, and to boost cross-border trade.

ADB's Board of Directors approved loan and grant assistance totaling $49 million for the Subregional Transport Enhancement Project.

"This initiative will promote economic development in the remote northeastern hill country and help increase trade along major international corridor routes," said Hiroaki Yamaguchi, Principal Transport Specialist in ADB's South Asia Department.


Shahrukh Khan Hosts Party for International Music Sensation Akon and singer of RA-1 - RA ONE Hindi Movie Song

Mumbai, Oct 27, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / prlog) The King of Bollywood always takes care of his prized possessions and so was the case when Shahrukh Khan hosted a party for the International Singing sensation Akon. The Senegalese-American star was in city to record a song for King Khan's forthcoming movie 'RA1', directed by Anubhav Sinha and written by Mushtaq Sheikh. The high profile bash was held at Mumbai's JW Marriot Hotel with an elaborate list of attendees. The SRK Akon party is worth a watch bollywood event


Ek Chutki Asman Indian Hindi TV Show Inspired by Slumdog Millionaire - heartening tale of mother–daughter relationship on SAHARA

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Calcutta, Oct 27, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / prlog) Oscar winning movie ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ inspires storyline of SaharaOne’s Hindi TV show Ek Chutki Aasman as Chutki arrives all alone in the city of Mumbai in search of her mother.

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‘Ek Chutki Aasman’ is a story of Chutki (Roshni Parekh) a 7-year-old girl, living in a small village near Kolhapur, Maharashtra. Chutki is a sunshine girl and as she walks into places, she brings smiles on people’s faces. Chutki is the daughter of Naresh and Hemangi (Chavvi Mittal).


Hindus urge video-games developers not to drag religions into games

Nevada, Oct 27, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio)  Hindus have asked the video-games developers to avoid religious themes.

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement at Nevada (USA) today, said that religion was one of the most complex and powerful force of human life, so we must take religion seriously. Video-games should not attempt to trivialize the highly revered concepts and symbols of religion just for mercantile greed.


Sushant Singh Rajput of Pavitra Rishta ZEE TV Channel Indian Hindi Show Awarded Best Actor

Pavitra Rishta Zee TV Indian Hindi Channel Live Show

Sushant Singh Rajput has been chosen by Xplore Software Consulting Inc as the winner of the Xplore Talent Award from the Indian TV entertainment industry as he possesses immense talent in the areas of acting, dancing, drama and he wants to venture into filmmaking, including scriptwriting and direction.

Sushant Rajput, born as Sushant Singh Rajput in New Delhi, India, is an Indian television actor best known for playing the role of Manav in Pavitra Rishta.

He began his television career by playing the role of Preet in Ekta Kapoor's Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil on STAR Plus. Currently he is playing the main lead Manav in the famous Balaji Telefilms serial "Pavitra Rishta" opposite Ankita Lokhande on Zee TV.


Devipur experiment: Report 4

Devipur Experiment--

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Coffee Crazed USA - Americans will cross mountains to get their coffee

Waterbury, VT, October 21, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRWEB) A survey conducted on behalf of Green Mountain Coffee® shows what many of us would already suspect: America is a coffee-crazed country. In fact, according to Green Mountain Coffee’s Fair Trade-Out Survey, nearly 1 in 10 Americans would “absolutely” walk from the North Rim to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, bike 100 miles or hike Mr. Rainier (9% for each) to make sure they got their daily cup. And one in six Americans would cry on Oprah’s couch on live TV (16%) or make an appearance on Jersey Shore (15%).

Furthermore, the survey indicates that 1 in 3 Americans confess that they believe they need coffee every day, and on average drink 2.6 cups of coffee per day. Approximately 1 in 4 (26%) drinks four or more cups daily.

But even with all the coffee drinking in America, it seems very few people know much about the coffee in their cup, including how to make it, where it comes from, and perhaps most importantly, how their choice of coffee can have an impact on communities around the world. Conducted in celebration of Fair Trade Month in October, The Fair Trade-Out Survey explores America’s relationship with coffee and aims to educate coffee drinkers on the benefits of trading out their coffee for Fair Trade Certified™ varieties. Fair Trade provides a fair, minimum price to coffee farmers for their beans, resulting in higher quality coffee, and a higher quality of life in coffee-farming communities.



Buzz Lightyear Costumes Popular This Year For Toddlers and Children - WBRi Halloween Deal

Germantown, MD, Oct 23, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) Toy Story's Buzz Lightyear is turning out to be pretty popular as the choice for costumes for Halloween this year for toddlers and children. Check out some of the costume deals now available online.


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