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Singhi Park Sarbojanin Brings Meenakshi Temple to Kolkata for Durga Puja

Meenakshi Temple at Madurai, India

"In the rat race of theme pujas, we stand out holding the heritage of the country and sticking to the Shabeki (traditional) style of Devi Aradhana (paying our obeisance). We are proud to stick to the roots," said Jt. Secretary of Singhi Park Sarbojanin Durga Puja Committee Bhaskar Nandi.



Things Looking Up for Indian Actress Yaami Gautam

Actress Yami Gautam

“Ever since I can remember I’ve always wanted to own an Audi and it’s overwhelming to finally be able to gift one to myself”, says the Chevy Beat brand ambassador in India.



Ram Gopal Verma's Bhoot Returns in the Digital Arena

Bhoot Returns 3D Supernatural Horror Thriller Bollywood Movie Poster

Bhoot Returns has used the digital platforms in the best possible way to promote the film. Distributed by Eros International and starring Manisha Koirala, JD Chekravorthy, Alayna Sharma, Madhushalini; the film is slated to release on the 12th of October. Watch the trailer.


Fresh fruits along with nutritious supplements distributed at St. Francis D’Assisi Orphanage and Aadhaar Old Age Home

Fruit Distribution at St. Francis D’Assisi Orphanage and Aadhaar Old Age Home

Shree Radhe Maa believes that these orphans are God’s own children and it’s our duty to take care of them.



A GiMa hat-trick for Dr.L. Subramaniam

Violinist Dr.L. Subramaniam

Subramaniam, a noted Indian musician is famous for his prodigy compositions and playing techniques and has composed music for the films like Salaam Bombay and Mississippi Masala.



Karan Johar’s Student Of The Year Sets the Web Space abuzz

Sidharth Malhotra, Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt relax in the mountains

While many other films are touting about crossing the one million mark on their digital properties, Student Of The Year has quietly taken over the numbers game as their song, ‘Ishq Wala Love’  and the trailer is about to touch 2 million views.



Sridevi's English Vinglish (2012) Hits the Silver Screen, Cheered by Bollywood Celebs and Film-Lovers

Sridevi at English Vinglish premiere in Mumbai

Mumbai, October 5, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Veteran actress Sridevi’s comeback film English Vinglish has got the whole industry talking about her heartwarming performance. The film has released today and the premiere of the film was a grand event.


Aman Varma and Mukesh Tiwari at Title Song of Romantic Comedy Movie "Love Ke Funday" Recording

Lyricist Faaiz Anwar,Writer-Director Indervesh Yogee, Aman Varma, Mukesh Tiwari at recording of film Love ke Funday

FRV Productionss’s film ‘Love Ke Funday’ will mount the sets in February 2013.



Vivek Oberoi - Neha Sharma Romcom "Jayanta Bhai Ki Luv Story" (2013) Targets Valentine's Day Release

Actress Neha SharmaThe light-hearted comedy directed by Vinnil Markan follows a gangster’s love story, or as the director puts it “a film about how we fall in love unknowingly with people we least expect to”



Sanjay Dutt Honours Real Life heroes at NCPA: Dr Batra’s Positive Health Awards 2012

By Divya Khare

Sanjay Dutt and wife Manyata Dutt felicitate winners

Mumbai, October 5, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Global Advertisers, the leading OOH company reiterated its keen focus on social communication by extending its support to Dr Batra’s Positive Health Awards 2012. Eminent bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt with wife Manyata Dutt felicitated the winners who faced and overcome severe diseases and disabilities to lead normal lives once again through sheer grit, gumption and positivity.



"I am a woman, I love shopping" - Parno Mitra at Unveiling of Shoppers Stop Durga Puja Bonanza with Mir

Bengali actress Parno Mitra

Tipping on fashion, Parno said,"I am a woman, I love shopping so this is my paradise. But I don't follow fashion blindly and would advise everyone the same."



"Killing Them Softly" pleasingly anti-macho (Review)

Killing Them Softly (2012) Film PosterThe film unfolds in a succession of dialogues in bars and cars, a good many of the lines coming directly from Higgins and all of them in his style.



Ishti Kutum's Baha to play Ma Durga in STAR Jalsha's Mahalaya

Baha (Actress Ronita Das) of Ishti Kutum as Maa Durga

This year Goddess Durga will be played by Baha (Ronita Das), popular in the Ishti Kutum TV series, and Mahishashur will be played by Dibyendu who played Ashur last year.


Watch: Ratta Maar Video Song from Student Of The Year (2012) Hindi Movie

Actors Sidharth Malhotra and Varun Dhawan

Rishi Kapoor, playing the role of the principle of St.Teresa High School, announces the competition of Student Of The Year open.


AALDEF to Poll 10,000 Voters and Document Voting Problems in 14 States on Election Day

 "We want to ensure that all eligible Asian Americans can participate in the electoral process and have their votes counted in this critical Presidential election," said Margaret Fung, AALDEF Executive Director.