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NAINA LAAGE RE: Second Single by SANIA RAWANI Launched by ANUP JALOTA

Singer Sania Rawani
Sania Rawani

Bhajan Samrat Anup Jalota launched second single ‘Naina Laage Rey’ of singer Sania Rawani in the presence of Sameer Sen, Rimi Dhar and Somsubhro Sarkaar.


US Consul General Craig L. Hall Visits Kolkata Art Exhibition Opened by Actress Sayani Datta and Fashion Designer Agnimitra Paul

Bengali Actress SAYANI DATTA
Sayani Datta

Renowned fashion designer Agnimitra Paul and eminent Tollywood actress Sayani Datta recently inaugurated an art exhibition titled Cart That Art – Priceless Art @ Artful Prices, at ICCR in Kolkata.


The Beautiful Actress Swati Kaushik in Comedy Serial "Forty plus"

Actress SWATI KAUSHIK
Swati Kaushik

Model, Actor, TV & Film actress Swati Kaushik has been seen in many serials like CID, Fear File, Savdhaan India, Maharana Pratap etc and movies like My Loving Dad, Hum to Chale London, Yamdas etc.


Will Ambuj Wadi, Malad(W) get Water this Summer?

Manmohan Gupta of Gandhi Vichar Manch, a social organisation
Manmohan Gupta of Gandhi Vichar Manch, a social organization

Ambuj Wadi at Malvani, Malad(W) does not has water connection from BMC and thousands of poor residents, who have valid ration cards, voter id card, electricity etc are suffering.


Bangla Perfumes Bring ISSEY MIYAKE from Japan to Bangladesh

In the photo (from left) Zakir Hossain, Executive Director, Md. Faridul Hassan Chowdhury, Chairman, Khondoker Nazrul Islam, CEO & Reshad H. Khan, Director of  Bangla Perfumes Distributors Ltd.
In the photo (from left) Zakir Hossain, Executive Director, Md. Faridul Hassan Chowdhury, Chairman, Khondoker Nazrul Islam, CEO & Reshad H. Khan, Director of Bangla Perfumes Distributors Ltd.

Perfume lovers in city this afternoon, had some truly happy hours with Bangla Perfumes Distributors Ltd, the top-brand fragrance distributor in country where the later introduced its newest family-member ISSEY MIYAKE from Japan now all available in the domestic market.


Myntra's 'All About You' from Deepika Padukone: Aspirations of Ambitious Women and Career Goals

Actress DEEPIKA PADUKONE (WBRi File Photo)
Deepika Padukone (WBRi File Photo)

To be at the pinnacle of success and to love what you do is something we all aspire. Here is a video that summarizes the views of few young women who fearlessly express their opinions on their career and ambitions. Whether it is following the daily routine of a 9-5 job or being your own boss, it’s All About You!

Experience Sunset @ Carter with Zorawar Kalra's #HighOctaneLab

Zorawar and Dildeep Kalra
Zorawar and Dildeep Kalra

Offering a 270 degree view of the Arabian Sea, Massive Restaurants launched its highly anticipated #HighOctaneLab – MasalaBar, situated at Carter Road in Bandra (W), Mumbai. MasalaBar showcased mixological evolution through its handcrafted signature beverages and a scientific laboratory operation, featuring bleeding edge, post-modern techniques creating a Bar experience unlike any before. Offering a breathtaking view, MasalaBar, possibly being the only concept in its genre, was purely illuminated with candles during evening hours, thereby offering a first-of-its-kind, intimate experience to its patrons.


Watch Pritam Perform Live in Auckland, New Zealand (Video)

Music Composer PRITAM CHAKRABORTY
Pritam Chakraborty

Music Composer Pritam recently performed at a live concert in Auckland, New Zealand at the Logan Campbell Centre Greenlane. He performed to a medley of his numbers from Yeh Dooriyaan to Tu Jaane Na.Watch a video of the performance.


Banking sector dominates Out-of-home industry in the first quarter- Sanjeev Gupta

Advertising in India - Full Train Painting
Advertising in India - Full Train Painting

Outdoor advertising in India is growing at a rate of 13 percent and is expected to touch Rs 3000 crore by the end of 2016. As per the current trend at Global Advertisers, we are witnessing growing investments in outdoor advertising by the Indian and International banks. Their outdoor campaigns are largely focussed on promoting tax saving schemes, home loan advertisements and technology-enabled services including mobile banking and app-based products for their customers.This has shaped our industry quiet positively.



Soha Ali Khan Announces India's Spelling Bee Champion

Soha Ali Khan Announces Ananya G Upadhya as India's Spelling Champ of Classmate Spell Bee Season 8
Soha Ali Khan Announces Ananya G Upadhya as India's Spelling Champ of Classmate Spell Bee Season 8

Classmate, one of India’s leading notebook brands by ITC and Radio Mirchi’s spelling extravaganza Classmate Spell Bee Season 8 culminated today with an exhilarating finish as Soha Ali Khan announced Ananya G Upadhya of Sri Kumaran Children’s Home CBSE (Mallasandra Campus), Bengaluru as the National Champion of India’s largest spelling competition. Samyukta Shrivatsa of PSBB Learning Leadership Academy, Bengaluru was the first runner-up. The theme for the contest this year ‘Every child is unique and so is every word’ is inspired by Classmate’s brand thought of celebrating uniqueness. The competition this year was conducted across India and engaged with more than 3 lac students across 800 schools in 30 cities by testing their mettle in English spellings.


Manasi Scott: The "bare-it-all" Women’s Day interview (Video)

Manasi Scott

Mumbai, March 8 - Manasi Scott is undoubtedly one of the most enigmatic personalities of the music industry. The powerhouse of talent, recently gave a rather candid and honest interview for Women’s Day. From being a single mother to talking about sex outside marriage, Manasi spoke about it all without any hesitation.

Read: Manasi Scott Rocks South Mumbai


Sukanya Samriddhi Account: A promise of security for the Indian girl child

The old RBI Building in Mumbai

The old RBI Building in Mumbai (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The practice of female foeticide, driven by the archaic and flawed mindset of having preference for a male child, has attained genocidal proportions in India. The country recorded a child sex-ratio of 914 in the 2011 census – the lowest ever since attaining Independence.


Meet Bros and Khushboo Grewal Rock College in Gandhinagar

Meet Bros and Khushboo Grewal Live Concert

Meet Bros & Khushboo Grewal have been touring  all around the world with their power-packed performances. They gave the students of Gujarat a taste of their Punjabi style at GIT College, Gandhinagar recently.



Tagore Beyond Frontiers: Rajlakshmi Syam, Meeryung Hall and Ipshita Nandi Banerjee Boost Indo-American Cultural Exchange

Meeryung Hall and Rajlakshmi Syam
Meeryung Hall and Rajlakshmi Syam

Kolkata-based  pianist and  fashionista Rajlakshmi Syam recently paid tribute to Rabindranath Tagore in an evening of piano recitals and vocal renditions in a program titled "Tagore Beyond Frontiers." Meeryung Hall, wife of Consul General Craig L. Hall, impressed all with her vocal performances.


The Modern Gurukul: Sonali Bendre Celebrates Success of Her Book

Sonali Bendre Behl (WBRi File Photo)
Sonali Bendre Behl (WBRi File Photo)

The gorgeous Sonali Bendre Behl recently celebrated the success and reprint of her book – The Modern Gurukul. The guest of honor was none other than the honorable Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and his wife Amruta. The event was anchored by Sonali’s nephew and popular comedian Amogh Ranadive.