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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.

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