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Neeraj Pandey Turns Author with Debut Novel ‘Ghalib Danger’

Much-acclaimed director of super-hit films ‘A Wednesday’ and ‘Special 26’ pens gangster saga. Book launched at a reading by Anupam Kher in Mumbai

Christian-Buddhist-Jewish Leaders Support Hindus Upset Over Lord Shiva Beer

In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Christian-Buddhist-Jewish leaders have backed Hindus upset over Indian Pale Ale beer brewed in Asheville (North Carolina, USA)  carrying the name-image of Hindu deity Lord Shiva.

Tollywood dusky beauty Parno Mitra graces the launching ceremony of Japanese restaurant ‘AOI’

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Looking beautiful in a black and white outfit Parno Mitra posed gracefully with a traditional Japanese Umbrella, a real treat for the shutterbugs present there.


Cricket Thriller “The Big Fix” released by ManojTiwary, Mir, KishoreBhimani and BoiaMajumdar

cricket book launch Despite hockey being the national game of India, cricket dominates the minds and the hearts of the people in the country. However for the past couple of years this gentleman’s game have been in dark phase.

Tollywood Actress Rituparna Sengupta launches Karan Razdaan’s Book 'Tantra and the Tantrika'

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Tantra and the Tantrika, a novel by eminent script writer Karan Razdaan was launched by actress Rituparna Sengupta at Oxford Bookstore in Kolkata. The book has been brought out by the Atlantic Book House. Shray Jain, the CEO of Atlantic Book House was also present at the occasion of the book launch.


English Poems by Award Winning Poetess Gargi Saha (WBRi Feature)

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Gargi Saha is a creative writer whose first poem book 'The Muse In My Salad Days'has been published in 2000.Her poems have been published in 'The Indian Express', 'The Times Of India', 'The Asian Age' etc. Her poems have also been featured in National and International Journals like 'Poet', 'Poetcrit',The Skylark',' Contemporary Vibes' 'Shine'' Young Poet ' etc. Regularly her works are published in webzines like  'Poetic Portal','Muse India' etc.Recently she has been awarded the Excellence In World Poetry Award' (2009)

Tollywood actress Mumtaz Sorcar at the grand launch of Nivedita Basu’s book “Me and that Extra N”

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“I am part of this grand book launch of Nivedita Basu’s ’Me and that extra N’ because I found the concept and the name appealing. We want the best of every relationship and a happily ever after. But that does not actually happen. I have had a string of bad experiences and I can say a hundred things on why one must never date a guy” said actress Mumtaz Socar at Crossword of Elgin Road. The actress came for the books launch of Nivedita Basu’s debut novel “Me and that Extra N”.


বিশ্ব কবি - বিশ্ব কবি , Bissho Kobi by Suman Kumar Sahu - WBRi Online Bengali Magazine

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আমারনামসুমনকুমারসাহু।জন্ম১৯৮২সালেরশুরুতেই। ছেলেবেলা কেটেছে নিয়মমাফিক পড়া ও খেলার মধ্যে। " আমিছোট্ট বলে একলা ঘরে , পথের পানে চাই / বাইরে যাওয়া মায়ের মানা , পড়ার ঘরে ঠাই "...... তবু আমিদুষ্টুই ছিলাম। বাড়ির ছাদ ও জানালা ছিল আমার কবিতার হাতছানি। তখন থেকে কবিতা লেখা। আবৃত্তি করে অনেক পুরস্কার ও পেয়েছি।
খুব ভালো ভাবে মাধ্যমিক ,উচ্চমাধ্যমিক উর্ত্তীর্ণ হয়ে , স্নাতক ও স্নাতকোত্তর পেরিয়ে এখন সরকারী আধিকারিক পদে কর্মরত।
নতুন প্রযুক্তির সাথে হাত মিলিয়ে ইন্টারনেটে কবিতা লিখি।

" বিশ্বকবি " কবিতাটি " সুরজিত ও বন্ধুরা কবিতা ক্লাবের "  বিড়লা একাডেমির অনুষ্ঠানে আবৃত্তি করি

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Movie Review: Zanjeer; New Bollywood Hindi Movie Re-Make that fails to re-create the charms of the original

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While re-making a film, The Makers scream, "It's a Re-Make, It's a Re-Make". When the film is nearing its release the same Makers scream "Please don't compare with the Original, Please don't compare with the Original". Does this mean these so called makers are trying to take us for a ride regarding our hard earned money? I still have no idea how can a common cinegoer judge this movie as a Stand-Alone from the Original? The comparison takes place here automaticallyMovi

Huma Qureshi , Prahlad Kakkar and Sanjeev Gupta at the book launch of Vibhor Tikiya's Dada

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Mumbai, August 16 (Washington Bangla Radio):An inspired author Vibhor Tikiya released his first book “Dada” based on his life changing experiences at India’s prestigious institutes IIM Ahmedabad and IIFs Bangalore.

Indian Cuisine powerhouse, VARLI Magazine launches cookbook with top 20 recipes

VARLI Magazine launches cookbook

Indian Cuisine powerhouse, VARLI Magazine celebrated 3 successful years at the First Annual Summer Tasting Event in Long Island on August 7th.  VARLI Magazine, known for promoting Indian cuisine, hosted an outdoor food tasting event at Mint restaurant in Garden City, with celebrity guest, Bollywood Actress Aarti Chabria. Over 300 guests enjoyed eclectic dishes from various Indian restaurants and celebrity chefs, Chef Gary Sikka, Chef Bachan Rawat, Chef Navjot Arora, Chef Kausik Roy, Parul Patel and an array of wonderful summer cocktails.  The evening was hosted by New York based Comedian, Anish Shah.

"Bidhan Rai" by Sukdeb Chatterjee - WBRi Online Bengali Magazine

না, ইনি সেই কিংবদন্তি চিকিৎসক এবং বাংলার স্বনামধন্য প্রাক্তন মুখ্যমন্ত্রী নন। ইনি বা সঠিক ভাবে বলতে গেলে এনারা বিশ্বের নানান জায়গায় ছড়িয়ে আছেন বিভিন্ন প্রাতিষ্ঠানিক, সামাজিক এবং পারিবারিক সম্পর্ক গুলোর মধ্যে। এদের প্রত্যক্ষ অথবা পরোক্ষ উদ্যোগে সুন্দর স্বাভাবিক ছন্দে প্রবহমান সমাজে আসে নানা প্রতিবন্ধকতা। নানা প্রকার বিধান এবং রায়দানের মাধ্যমে এরা সমাজে দখলদারির চেষ্টা করেন।

Tollywood beauties Monami Ghosh and Arunima brightened the second anniversary celebrations of ‘Cream Centre’

Monami Ghosh at Cream Centre

Tollywood beauties Monami Ghosh and Arunima recently brightened up a food festival at an eatery named ‘Cream Centre’ located at the heart of the City of Joy. The actress duo attended the event to mark the second anniversary of the restaurant.  WBRi spoke exclusively to Monami, the cute beauty who stole many hearts with her item dance in the superhit flick ‘Bhootyer Bhabisyat’. 

জয়ঢাক বর্ষা ২০১৩ সংখ্যা বের হল (joydhak monsoon 2013 issue has been uploaded)

বের হল ২০১৩ সালের বর্ষাসংখ্যার.
                                                                                             
আগামি রথযাত্রা ও ঝুলণপুর্ণিমার শুভেচ্ছা জানবেন।
জয়ঢাকজয়ঢাক

পড়ে যদি ভালো লাগে তাহলে আপনার মেইলবক্সের অন্যান্য বাঙালি পাঠকের ঠিকানায় নতুন জয়ঢাকের খবরটা পৌঁছে দিতে অনুরোধ করব।



আলোর স্মৃতি তুমি (Alor Smriti Tumi) Bengali Poem by Rasel Raju | WBRi Online Bengali Magazine

Rasel Raju

"Aalor Smriti Tumi" is a Bengali poem (Bangla Kobita) by Rasel Raju in unicode Bangla font published in WBRi Bengali Online Magazine section. You can send your creative writing to submissions@washingtonbanglaradio.com for consideration towards publication.

Rasel Raju is a student of English Literature at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology in Sylhet, Bangladesh. Born at Juri in Moulvibazar, Rasel describes himself as a very simple person coming from a poverty-striken family - the youngest child of aged parents. Before SUST, Rasel studied at Hossain Ali High School in his village and later at Taiabun Nessa Khanam Academy Degree College. Rasel likes to write poems both in Bengali and English. He also writes essay and stories, and would like to write novel. Rasel Raju can be reached at rajurasels [at] gmail [dot] com.


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