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Indian Kolkata (Calcutta) Rock Band SPAN On Channel [v] Launch Pad

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Kolkata (Calcutta) Rock Band

India Bengali English Kolkata (Calcutta) Rock Band Spand Channel [V] Launchpad
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Watch an online video of Indian band Span from Kolkata (Calcutta) performing an original song on [v] Launch Pad (you tube).

Kundu Special | India Travel | Cheap High-Quality Train & Bus Travel & Tour Service To Indian Tourist Attractions

Kundu Special - contact, tours, history.

Bengali Recitation | Adrita Tula Sanyal

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Adrita Tula Sanyal (Age 6 years)

  • Hatti Ma Tim Tim
  • Chaand Utheche Phool Phuteche
  • Antoro Momo Bikoshito Koro

Kareena Kapoor's Size Zero Figure | Karina Ka Wajan | Watch Online Videos

Sizzling Hot Kareena Kapoor Sexy Size Zero PictureFirst the news was Kareena Kapoor stopped eating and brought her weight to "SIZE ZERO" - under 50 KGs. Kareena then starred in the Bollywood disaster Tashan and dressed up (?) in a variety of hot pants and mini skirts. Bebo next starred in Golmaal Returns immediately after Tashan. Everyone got worried - people started to wonder if Kareena would go the Caren Carpenter way.

Then she put on some pounds for Sajid Nadiadwala's Kambakkht Ishq and Karan Johar's Qurbaan. Kareena however did do a hot sexy bikini shot for Kambakkht Ishq.

Anyway, watch a couple of Kareena Kapoor Size Zero videos online.

বাংলা খবর | Listen to Daily News Calcutta Global Bengali Radio | Watch Latest Bangla & Indian News TV Online

Listen to Daily News on WBRi Kolkata Radio from various sources consolidated here for your convenience.

Gautam Chattopadhyay | In Remembrance Of His Departure 10 years ago | Ami gai ghore ferar gaan | A Translation By Barnali Saha

Goutam Chattopadhyay, the founder of Moheener ...

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Gautam Chattopadhyay left us 10 years ago today. His contribution to our collective psyche is unparalleled, and cannot be described in words. We pay tribute to the man who trail blazed a cultural path a bit too early for his times. It took Bengal decades to catch up with the mind of this man.

Barnali Saha presents a translation of the poignantly beautiful Mohiner Ghoraguli classic: Aami Gaai Ghore Pherar Gaan.

BANGLA SANGEET MELA (GAANMELA) 2009. WBRi Exclusive Kolkata Bangla Sangit Mela Coverage. Watch Free Videos & Listen To Live Song

Event organizers: Click on the Contact link to promote your event to our global radio listeners & huge number of website visitors.

Exclusive Washington Bangla Radio Coverage of Gaan Mela in the .com Era:

Watch Free Videos Online, Listen to Live Bengali Songs by Performers on Stage, look at exclusive Pictures - we bring you Gaanmela 2009 in all its glory direct from Kolkata, West Bengal, India! Read the complete article for Audio Visual coverage ... click on the "Read More" link below.

Tel Koi - Koi Maach (fish) in Oil | Watch Bangali Ranna Online Free Video | Bengali Recipe Cooking Cuisine Video Guide

Authentic Bengali Cuisine Video Guide

A classic Bangal ranna - in close rivalry with the traditional Doi Maach (Click here to learn how to cook Doi Maach) of the ghotis, which I obviously prefer, being a pure-bred ghoti and a barendra brahman to add.  Learn to cook Tel Koi the bangal way: watch the free online video cooking guide:

Doi Maach - Yoghurt (curd) Fish | Watch Bangali Ranna Online Free Video | Bengali Recipe Cooking Cuisine Video Guide

Doi Maach - ethnic traditional Bengali style - an online video guide by by none other than a family member of the illustious Mallick Bari of Kolkata famous for their historic Durga Pujo. Ghoti culture & tradition.

Our Bengal | New Bengali Online Magazine / Bangla eZine / Bengali Webzine | Banglar Emotion Bangalir e-Patrika

Our Bengal

"Our ... Bengal" is a great new Bengali Online Magazine published at the URL www.ourbengal.com.  It is a welcome addition to the excellent and growing number of Bangla Online Magazines (eZines). Their debut issue is now online, and in an open letter, the editors have expressed their vision and their path forward. The Bengali Webzine will publish an eclectic mix of articles and reviews, including stories, poems, essays, plays, film and movie reviews, politics, a little magazine section, and of course Rabindranath Tagore related content.

Washington Bangla Radio wishes all the best to this great endeavor. Please visit their website and check out their wonderful effort.


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Desi Rocks | The Best Bollywood Hindi Dance Songs | Watch Online Videos

DesiRock is third album by British-Indian producer Diamond 'Swami' Duggal's alternative bhangra group Swami & is also the title of the album's electro bhangra rock fusion lead track. Desi Rock is loosely a genre of music similar to Bhangra Alternative. We recommend top Desi Rock Albums which you should have. If not, get them from our online store.

Elektrik Kool Rock Revue 1 | Original Songs by Top Kolkata Bands | Watch Online Live Concert Videos & Pictures | WBRi Partner

WBRi - Washington Bangla Radio - in Online Partnership with Patrick Sanjiv Lal Ghose - proudly announces
The first of a live concert series with the greatest of Kolkata bands

Elektrik Kool Rock Revue - 1

The First of The Series of Live Concerts

Watch some pictures online from the Event:

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Watch Live Concert Videos Online:

Bertie Da Silva & Orphic Hat. Video © WBRi.

Bertie Da Silva & Orphic Hat. Video © WBRi.

The Supersonics. Video © WBRi.

The Supersonics. Video © WBRi.

The Supersonics. Video © WBRi.

The Supersonics. Video © WBRi.

Event Finale. Video © WBRi.

Elektrik Kool Rock Revue 1

The Big Concert Of Original Songs & Music From

Date & Time: Saturday May 30, 2009 @ 6 PM

Venue: GD Birla Sabhagar

Tickets: Rs. 150, available at the following Vodafone stores:
Park Street
22 Camac Street
Minto Park
South City
Salt Lake - Opp. City Center

Band Members


Ananda Sen on guitar and vocals, Avinash Chordia on drums, Nitin Mani on bass and Rohan Ganguli on guitar, harmonica and vocals.


Bertie da Silva on vocals, harmonica and guitar, Willy Walters on bass guitar, Jonathan Ram Gopal on keyboards, Anindyo Paul on vocals and Amlan Jyoti Singh on drums.


Neel Adhikari on vocals and guitar, Allan Ao on guitars and backing vocals, Arka Das on drums and percussion, Sayak Bandyopadhyay on vocals and percussion and Sanket Bhattacharya on bass.

Telegraph daily, Calcutta Telegraph article, May 26, 2009

Telegraph daily newspaper, published from Kolkata, writes: "The idea that was kindled in that evening is now taking shape with Elektrik Kool Rock Revue 1, to be held once again at GD Birla Sabhagar, on May 30. “In the course of producing Bertie da Silva in Concert, we realised that it was possible to present quality music to audiences in a concert hall and that there is a large and appreciative audience ready and waiting for such shows,” explains Patrick Ghosh of Hat Productions, an outfit that also crystallised after the November show." Read the complete Telegraph article HERE »

Telegraph daily, Calcutta Telegraph article, May 28, 2009

Kolkata's Telegraph newspaper has published an article on Elektrik Kool Rock Revue 1 that includes profiles of the bands playing their own compositions in this concert: THE SUPERSONICS, BERTIE DA SILVA AND ORPHIC HAT, and FIVE LITTLE INDIANS (FLI). This artcile also has encouraging words from current popular Indian Rock & Pop musicians BICKRAM GHOSH (Tabla player, world percussionist), AMYT DUTTA (Guitarist: Pink Noise and Skinny Alley), PRASANNA SINGH (Former manager, Cassini’s Division), VIKRAMJIT “TUKI” BANERJEE (Guitarist: Krosswindz). Read the complete Telegraph article HERE »

Amra Harina | Band-E-Mataram | Watch Bangla Band Music Video

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