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Indian Singer KAILASH KHER to perform at India-Pakistan Cricket match in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Kailash Kher

Mumbai, March 16, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Indian singer Kailash Kher will perform at a India-Pakistan cricket match in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh.

Kailash Kher has been known to bowl over the audience with his spell bound performances. He gives his best shot at every performance that has the magic to transport the audience into another world of their own.

He gave his first voice as a singer to cricket. He had performed 9 years back, when he had started his career, before Allah Ke Bandey through the jingle for the India Pakistan World Cup of 2003, “Choona Hai Aasman”.

Downfall of a Soccer-Starved Country

By Partha Pratim Chandra

Calcutta, India, March 14, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Once a FIFA Official mentioned Indian Football (soccer) as a sleeping Goliath. But India’s devastating Performance in International Football Circuit earned them parody, it’s not Goliath any more, only sleeping. It’s only defeat, degradation and darkness that shrouded Indian Football for last two decades.

Panchayat Yuva Krida aur Khel Abhiyaan: towards Making a ‘Sporting’ India

Panchayat Yuva Krida Aur Khel Abhiyan

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By Anurag Jain
IIS Probationer, With inputs from the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Govt of India

New Delhi, Feb 13, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio / PIB India) Sport is an inherent aspect of social and cultural life of a country. Sport is also an integral component of education and human personality development. To make sporting culture as a way of life of people, there is a need for adequate sports infrastructure facilities. Around 770 million population in our country are children, adolescents and youth. Hardly, 50 million of them have access to organized sports facilities that too concentrated in urban areas. Around 75% population, living largely in rural areas, are deprived of rudimentary sports facilities. Severe inadequacy of sports infrastructure and community coaching facilities are the constraints for promotion and development of sports in the country.

Celebrity Cricket League Season II -

Mumbai, Jan 19, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio / CELEBRITY CRICKET LEAGUE - SEASON II promises to be BIGGER & BETTER with 6 Teams, 15 League matches, 2 Semi-Finals and 1 Explosive finale. Live this January and-February on Sahara One and FILMY.

Celebrity Cricket League (CCL), an initiative combining the two most popular forms of entertainment - cinema and cricket is set to bring together Bollywood and the southern film industry to play the game of cricket this January. For the first time in India, the film fraternities from West Bengal, Bollywood and southern film industry – Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam will come together to play in the T20 format. This multi-starrer action entertainer will be aired live on Sahara One and FILMY. Celebrity Cricket League (CCL) aims to bring entertainment to another level by mixing film industry with India's most loved sports Cricket.

Women's Cricket Of India & Bengal – An Overview

By Indrajit Ghosh Dastidar

Gargi Banerjee, former member of Indian National Women's Cricket Team and Manish Gupta, Minister, Govt. of West Bengal
Gargi Banerji, Former Cricketer of Indian National Cricket Team Discussing with Manish Gupta, Honorable Minister Government of West Bengal regarding development of Women's Cricket of Bengal

Calcutta, Sep 7, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) In 1890 Women's cricket in India was born amidst the unstable political ethos.  Initially, matches were played between mixed teams with six men and six women making up a team. News reports published in the magazine Indian Cricket in the 1930s has documented women's first forays into cricket.

In the match in Kathiawar in the 1930s beat their men counterparts comprehensively.