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Nadaniya, Tu Tu Main Main & Two More New Shows for Kids Launch on BIG Magic Indian TV Channel

'BIG MAGIC' strengthens its leadership with exciting new offerings, unveils a new line up of shows in the humor and children's genres.

Nadaniya Hindi TV Show Poster (BIG Magic)

Indore, Madhya Pradesh, October 14, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / India PRwire) BIG MAGIC, India's No 1 regional variety entertainment Channel for the core Hindi heartland from the Reliance Broadcast Network stable, featuring locally relevant entertainment around Humor, Reality, Music & Bollywood is adding in new magic to its programming. True to its promise to deliver variety entertainment relevant to different target groups, beginning October 10th BIG MAGIC will feature special bands, pumping up its humor quotient as well as programming for children.

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Two shows for children Super Sunny and Junior G will be launched on early evening slots 5.30 to 6.30 pm, a slot that commands high viewership amongst children. This is closely followed at 7:00 pm by Tu Tu Main Main - the iconic Saas Bahu comedy serial and at 7.30 pm the India premier of Naadaniyaan (Nadaniyan) - a sitcom which is sure to leave the heartland in splits. On weekends the channel will also feature Zabardast Wrestling a fun and highly entertaining sports show. These new additions to the programming lineup, promise to enhance appeal for the channel and build on its current leadership position.

Read the story, plot outline and synopsis of these new TV shows from India on WBRi.

Sab Dekho Sab Jito - Bonanza for viewers to win prizes galore on SAB TV

Indore, October 10, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / India PRwire) SAB TV, India's leading family comedy entertainment channel is geared up to make this festival season even more entertaining for its viewers with the return of 'SAB DEKHO SAB JEETO' contest. Starting from 17th October will run the contest for two weeks between 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm on SAB TV.

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The format of the contest is very simple. To participate all a viewer needs to do is answer simple questions related to her favorite shows on SAB such as 'Don't Worry Chachu', 'Chintu Chinki Aur Ek Badi Si Love Story', 'Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah', 'Sajan Re Jhoot Mat Bolo', 'Mrs.Tendulkar', 'Lapataganj', 'FIR' and 'Gutur Gu' and win loads of prizes.

Read the full details and SMS examples on WBRi.

"Bollywood Star" Album by Romy Shay feat. Actress Shilpa Shetty in Bollywood Dance-Funk Music Video

Romy Shay Shilpa Shetty Bollywood StarLondon, UK, Oct 18, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) [Updated Oct 21] Music maestro, Rishi Rich and Mumbai Rouge have done it yet again and this time they’ve gone Bollywood. The award winning producers alongside Vee Breezy are set to unleash their latest vocal talent, Romy Shay, with a track that is bound to leave many mesmerised.

Bollywood Star is the first single by Romy Shay, the newest member of the Rishi Rich camp of artists and what better way to kick start his career than to have leading Bollywood lady, Shilpa Shetty in his music video.

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Up and coming artist Romy Shay strikes gold by landing Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty as the leading lady for his debut music video.

When the Celebrity Big Brother Bollywood queen heard his song for the first time at a family gathering she instantly decided that she wanted to get involved.

Interview: Rana Banerjee on Balaka Sports Club of BD Block in Salt Lake, Kolkata - History, Heritage & Their Noted Kali Puja

Washington, DC, Oct 17, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Nilotpal Banerjee, popularly known as Rana-da, is a founding-member of the prestigious Balaka Sports Club with it's home at BD Block in Salt Lake (Bidhan Nagar), Calcutta.

Incidentally, Balaka Sports Club and Washington Bangla Radio will jointly present a live web-cast of Balaka Shyama Puja directly from BD Park in Salt Lake, making the noted Pujo the first in Bengal, indeed in all of India,  to be webcast live world-wide over the internet. NRIs and expatriate Bengalees across the globe will be able to watch Balaka Kali Pujo Live Online here >

In this candid chat with Arijit Chakraborty, Rana-da talks about the origin, history, heritage and the path forward of Balaka. Balaka organizes one of the best-known Kali Pujas in Kolkata every year, and Rana-da also shares with us some of the unique aspects of their Kali Puja. The wooden frame-work for the idol of Goddess Kali is reused every year. The frame itself is special in it's three-wooden-bar construction. More importantly, the idol itself is sculpted at the venue by the best multi-generational clay sculptors brought in from Krishnanagar. The idol's decoration is completely done with items contributed by residents and club members. And of course, Balaka Kali Puja is associated with a multi-night cultural extravaganza featuring a who's-who of Indian performing arts - virtually every famous singer has been on Balaka's stage. This year, performers include icons like Kavita Krishnamurty, L. Subramanium and Kunal Ganjawala.

Video: Shahrukh Khan in SRK in Raftarein audio song from Ra.One (2011) Bollywood Movie

Mumbai, Oct 17, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) EROS International have released an exclusive music video of yet another song featuring Shah Rukh Khan from Ra.One (Hindi, 2011).

The song "Raftaarein" is crooned by Vishal Dadlani.

Ra.One is perhaps the most expensive Bollywood film till date with SRK's robotic jacket itself costing a million dollars, according to some reports.

The Indian sci-fi superhero action film features Arjun Rampal playing the robotic antagonist Ra.One. Shah Rukh Khan plays robot G.One - The Good One. Actress Kareena Kapoor is the heroine of the film.

Watch the Raftarein video song on WBRi.

Introduction to Sanity (Poem)

Introduction to Sanity

Intricately designed walls,
numb, icy hands and
the sound of splashing water
roars loudly.

Veteran South Indian Film Lyricist Kavignar Vaali to be Honored

Chennai, India, Oct 14, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / PressReleasePoint) Jayadhaarini Trust (Regd), trust found in 2004 is honouring Kavignar Vaali for his immense contribution to the South Indian Film Industry. KavignarVaali who has scripted more than 14000 songs and has also produced master literary pieces as poet and scholar in addition to Film Lyricist.

Charity Hodges Wins First Annual Miss Pacific Beach Contest 2011

San Diego, CA, October 09, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / 1888PressRelease) The First Annual Miss Pacific Beach Contest was held at PB Bar & Grill on September 14th, where Charity Hodges was crowned the very first Miss Pacific Beach. The event, which was the brainchild of Jim Lawlor, locally known as the "PB Millionaire," was a huge success with a capacity turnout of about 400 people. In fact, the enthusiastic fans standing in line outside stretched around the block - some waiting for more than an hour to get in.

Watch the video online.

Huge Glass Comic Book at Mid-Ohio Comic Con

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Columbus, OH, October 12, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / 1888PressRelease) Attendees at next weekend's Wizard World Mid-Ohio Comic Con will have the unique opportunity to check out the "Huge Glass Comic Book," the world's first glass comic book, blown up and lit up on glass. Each of its twelve pages is four feet high and three feet wide, all laser etched on quarter inch glass. The Huge Glass Comic Book is registered for three world record claims with Guinness World Records, including first glass comic book, largest glass comic book and largest comic book. At over 500 pounds of comic pages, it may also be the world's heaviest comic book.

The event, set for the Greater Columbus Convention Center, October 22-23, features stars James Marsters, Billy Dee Williams, Adam West, Burt Ward, Claudia Christian and Walter Koenig among dozens of celebrities and industry professionals celebrating the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, graphic novels, comics, toys, video gaming, television, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more.

Voting Open for Golden Joystick Video Gaming Awards 2011

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Northwich, UK, Oct 10, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRUrgent) Since launching in 1982, before gaming had taken over the planet and minds of everyone on it, the Golden Joystick Awards has become the World’s best-known gaming awards. Being the only annual awards nominated by the gamers themselves, it’s known for it’s authenticity, relevance and reliability.

Diora Baird, Julia Benson, Michael Biehn, Alaina Huffman, Kevin Sorbo at Austin Comic Con

Austin, TX, Oct 11, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRurgent) Five popular celebrity guests have been added to the stellar Wizard World Austin Comic Con lineup as Diora Baird, Julia Benson, Michael Biehn, Alaina Huffman and Kevin Sorbo have committed to the event, set for the Austin Convention Center, November 11-13. The five join standouts Hayden Panettiere, Adam Baldwin, ACADEMY AWARD WINNER Louis Gossett Jr., James Marsters, Juliet Landau, Charisma Carpenter and others at the next stop on North America’s largest pop-culture tour.

Baird (THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE: THE BEGINNING, ACCEPTED), Benson (“SGU Stargate Universe,” ROAD TO VICTORY), Biehn (TERMINATOR, THE ABYSS), Huffman (“Smallville,” “SGU Stargate Universe) and Sorbo (ANDROMEDA, “Hercules: The Legendary Journeys”) further bolster the event's robust celebrity roster.

Wizard World Austin Comic Con, produced by Wizard World, Inc. will bring together thousands of fans of all ages and dozens of celebrities and industry professionals to celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, graphic novels, comics, toys, video gaming, television, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more.

Kolkata Kali Puja Live Online Webcast - Balaka BD Block Salt Lake Calcutta | E-Pujo Available | Feat. Live Cultural Program

BALAKA SPORTS CLUB, BD Block, Salt Lake (Bidhan Nagar), Kolkata (Calcutta) Live Kali Pujo (Shyama Puja) Online Webcast Logo

Thank you for making this event a great success. Check out a news report by Sudeshna Banerjee on the WBRi global Kalipuja Webcast in the Telegraph daily newspaper published from Kolkata.

Video: Jhak Mar Ke Song from Desi Boyz (2011) Hindi Movie feat. Akshay Kumar, John Abraham and Deepika Padukone

Mumbai, Oct 15, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Watch the latest song "Jhak Maar Ke" from Desi Boyz" featuring Akshay Kumar, John Abraham and Deepika Padukone.

The male lead singer of this song is Neeraj Shridhar.

The video song is presented by Eros International for WBRi audience.

छतिग्रस्त "लोकतंत्र" दुनिया के किसी भी "तानाशाही" ब्यवस्था से ज्यादा भयानक, खतरनाक, और बिध्व्न्सक होता है, भाग ३

By R D Manmohan Mishra

The author is a Freelance journalist & political analyzer from Chennai, India and can be reached at rdmanmohan [at] gmail.com. This article is in Unicode Hindi font.

"अनिवार्य मतदान" का कानून ही क्यों ? भ्रष्टाचार पर बोलने, सोचने और समझने के लिए कुछ बचा ही नहीं है इस देश की सरकार पूरी कि पूरी भ्रष्टाचार में डूबी हुई है प्रधान मंत्री से लेकर सन्तरी तक, और सरकार से बाहर रहने वाले भी दूध के धुले नहीं है क्युकि पूंजीवादी अर्थब्यवस्था के इस विकृत लोकतंत्र का स्वरूप ही एसा होता है, भ्रष्ट सरकार और पूंजीवादी अर्थब्यवस्था से देस अगर किसी जनहित कानून बनाने कि उम्मीद करता है तो सदी का सबसे रुचिकर चुटकुले से बढ़ कर कुछ नहीं हो सकता, कहने का मतलब पूरी ब्यवस्था को बदलने कि जरुरत है और एसा तभी हो सकता है जब पूरी संसद बदली जाय और संसद बदलने के लिए हमें अपने आप को बदलना होगा और हम यानि इस देस का आम आदमी तो बदलना जानता ही नहीं वर्ना "खून से इतिहास लिखने वाली कांग्रेस सत्ता में नहीं होती" फिर बदलाव के लिए "अनिवार्य मतदान" के कानून के आलावा कोई रास्ता नहीं बचता, "अनिवार्य मतदान" न सिर्फ संसद को साफ करेगा बल्कि मतदान में हो रहे सारे अपराध, अपराध के बल पर मतदान, मतदान के लिए समाज को बाटने अपराध, अपराध और मतदान का घालमेल स्वयम ख़त्म हो जायेगा, आज औसतन ५० प्रतिसत मतदान होता है, १५ प्रतिसत मतदान हासिल करने वाली पार्टी सरकार चलाती है उसमे भी मात्र १ प्रतिसत मतदान मत का अर्थ समझने वालो का होता है बाकि १४ प्रतिसत मतदाता तो मतदान का गूढ़ार्थ तो छोडिये मतदान का शाब्दिक अर्थ भी नहीं जानता और ये मै नहीं इस "विकृत लोकतंत्र" के चौपाये ही समय समय पर आकडे पेस करते रहते है, और मात्र यही वो १ प्रतिसत आदमी इस देश की दसा और दिसा तय करते है, ख़ैर जो ५० प्रतिसत मतदाता मतदान से दूर रहते है वो मध्यवर्गीय, सिक्छित, ही नहीं मतदान का गूढ़ार्थ तो छोडिये मतदान का शाब्दिक अर्थ भी जानते है लेकिन मतदान से दूर रहते है, कारण बहुत से है, कारण को छोडिये, उन्हें तो जगाने की भी जरुरत नहीं है वो जागे हुए है लेकिन दुर्भाग्य से "गाँधी" के तिन बन्दर है, और उनको "अनिवार्य मतदान" का कानून ही मतदान केंद्र तक ला सकता है, एक बार ये ५० प्रतिसत लोग मतदान के लिए आगे आ गए तो मुह, कान और आंख से हाँथ तो वो खुद ही हटा लेगे......जारी..ॐ बन्दे मातरम जयहिंद

छतिग्रस्त "लोकतंत्र" दुनिया के किसी भी "तानाशाही" ब्यवस्था से ज्यादा भयानक, खतरनाक, और बिध्व्न्सक होता है, part 2

By R D Manmohan Mishra

The author is a Freelance journalist & political analyzer from Chennai, India and can be reached at rdmanmohan [at] gmail.com. This article is in Unicode Hindi font.

हम जिस ब्यवस्था में रहते है उसे लोकतंत्र तो कत्तई नहीं कहा जा सकता, हाँ मुगलों के बर्बर सासन से लेकर अंग्रेजो की दमनकारी ब्यवस्था सहित, पुजीपतियो के शोसनकारी नीतिओ तक का मिलाजुला क्रूर एवं संवेदनहीन पूंजीवादी ब्यवस्था को लोकतंत्र मान कर हम चलरहे है, इस विकृत लोकतंत्र का परिणाम आपके सामने है "भारत के सतप्रतिसत लोग इमानदार है कोई भी बेईमान नहीं है" लेकिन इस ब्यवस्था का लाभ जिनको मिल रहा है, वो इसे बदलना नहीं चाहते, उनकी संख्या भले हि दशमलव सुन्य पांच प्रतिसत है लेकिन १२१ करोड़ पर भारी पड़ रहे है क्युकि ब्यवस्था उनके हाँथ में है, हमें, यानि आम आदमी को इस ब्यवस्था को जड़ से उखाड़ फेकना होगा, भारतीय उप महाद्वीप में सिर्फ एक मात्र  एक आदमी "बाबारामदेव जी" हि सही दिशा में ब्यवस्था परिवर्तन के लिए कार्य कर रहे है, दिग्भ्रमित करने के लिए "अन्नाहजारे" जैसे लोग भी सामने लाये जायेगे जो टुकडो में बदलाव की बात करेगे, चुकी इस "ब्यवस्था" को टुकडो में बदला ही नहीं जा सकता इस लिए एसे लोगो से या तो दूर रहना है या फिर उनको अपनी बात समझानी पड़ेगी, वैसे तो पूंजीवादी अर्थब्यवस्था अर्थात विकृत लोकतंत्र अमानवीयता के चरम पर पहुँच चूका है इस ब्यवस्था की पराकाष्ठ ही इसके विनास का द्योतक है, "भ्रष्टाचार और कालेधन के खिलाफ यस आई टी गठित करने के कोर्ट के आदेश को कोर्ट में चुनौती देना" इस ब्यवस्था के नंगेपन का एक छोटा सा उदाहरन भर है, विकृत लोकतंत्र का सबसे अधिक लाभ उठाने वाली कांग्रेस के नंगेपन का तमासा तो सारा देश देख रहा है, बाकी भी कमोबेस येसे हि है, अब ये पूरी तरह साबित हो चूका है की इस विकृत लोकतंत्र को मिटा कर सच्चे लोकतंत्र की स्थापना भी इसी लोकतंत्र मे है, और वो है "१०० प्रतिसत मतदान" यह एक मात्र येसा ब्रह्मास्त्र है जो पूंजीवादी अर्थब्यवस्था के इस विकृत लोकतंत्र को ख़त्म कर सच्चे लोकतंत्र की स्थापना कर सकता है....जारी....ॐ बंदेमातरम जयहिंद