Beyond Mitigation: The Paradox of Freedom

Nishant & Erin

By the time we arrived at the guesthouse it was already getting dark. We had spent most of the day in the truck and I was now tired. But the power was out, so we walked to the nearest tea stand and enjoyed a fresh cup of tea as we patiently waited for the lights to come back on. Waiting became a familiar activity during this particular visit, but I was happy to finally visit this remote project.

The north-western portion of Bangladesh is recognized as the poorest region in the country. It is characterized by an uneven distribution of land, unfavourable weather conditions, low levels of education, lack of industrialization, and rice mono-cropping. It is estimated that 65% of the population here are landless, and many of these people work as farm labourers in exchange for housing.

As a result there is a cyclical economic phenomenon that occurs between…

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Dhol Wajda – Police In Pollywood – Anuj Sachdeva & Sunita Dhir

Police In Pollywood

Dhol Wajda – Police In Pollywood

Starring: Anuj Sachdeva, Bhagwant Mann, Raj Brar, Sardool Sikander, Mani Kapoor, Parmod Mautho, Sunita Dhir, Baljinder Singh Atwal,Preeto, Surinder Bath, Anita Meet, Jagdeep Jaggi, Raghveer Boli

Movie: Police In Pollywood
Song: Dhol Wajda
Singer: Feroz Khan & Simerjit Kumar
Lyricist: Babu Singh Maan
Music by: Jaidev Kumar
Releasing Date : 10 October 2014

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Ek Tara Bole – Police In Pollywood – Anuj Sachdeva & Sunita Dhir

Police In Pollywood

Ek Tara Bole – Police In Pollywood

Starring: Anuj Sachdeva, Bhagwant Mann, Raj Brar, Sardool Sikander, Mani Kapoor, Parmod Mautho, Sunita Dhir, Baljinder Singh Atwal,Preeto, Surinder Bath, Anita Meet, Jagdeep Jaggi, Raghveer Boli

Movie: Police In Pollywood
Song: Ek Tara Bole
Singer: Sardool Sikander
Lyricist: Kumaar
Music by: Jaidev Kumar
Releasing Date : 10 October 2014

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Upcoming Post: Chak De Patte … Its a Punjabi Bonanza

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ANYONE WHO HAS BEEN TO PUNJAB WILL KNOW THE CULTURE IS FESTIVE AND FULL OF LIFE, BUT YOU NEED TO SEE THIS CHAK DE PHATTE DHAMAAL IN DUBAI … IT WILL LEAVE YOU WANTING MORE.

Pure Bhangra organized a total chak de phatte event, titled ‘Mela Punjabana Da’ which was an extravaganza that hosted foot tapping music, authentic performances along with several other WOW entertainment factors and of course lots of BHANGRA. Hosted at the Oxford Auditorium, PB had brought together the Punjabi culture into one massive celebration for women to freely come together and have a blast.

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As you walk into the glittering hall every inch of it was decorated, photo booths were set up and the stage spotlighted groups of women that were singing authentic Punjabi songs. Seated at the front, I got a up close and personal view of the performances, where individuals of all ages come together to display their…

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Video Trailer: Sanj-D delivers ‘Jaan’

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Take notes music fans because London-based, Sanjeet Singh, aka “Sanj-D” is a name you’ll be hearing about a lot in the coming months.  Sanj-D is an accomplished composer and musician, but more than that, he is an amazing singer!  The 21-year old, singer, songwriter, and composer has played musical instruments such as dhol, dholki, and vaja since the tender age of nine. Starting out as a hobby, it was destiny that his talent shone through and people started taking notice of his incredibly natural musical skills!  After honing his craft, he is all set to launch his singing career with his beautiful new track entitled ‘Jaan’ (life).  Even after listening to the track for a few seconds in this teaser, you will definitely agree that he has put is jaan (life) into it!

Jaan’ is inspired by his love of poetry and in particular…

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More Highlights from the 2014 National Dog Show

All in A Dog's Life - A Journey of Man's Bestpal

Nathan, 2014 Best Dog Show Performance National Dog Show [photo grab from time.com Nathan, a 4-year old bloodhound wows everyone with his performance and bagged this year’s Best in Show at the 2014 National Dog Show, Thursday, November 27, Thanksgiving Day. The handsome bloodhound was owned by Heather Helmer.  Nathan is Helmer’s apple of her eye bragging that Nathan is so darn friendly and playful, he kisses everyone he meets. She said, Nathan make her smile every day.  Along with Freda, the French bulldog and Bogey the Samoyed, judges had difficulty on picking which is the best pooch. But Nathan is really a stand out. Nathan is extremely adorable and well trained by his owner, Heather. In the event, he first topped his Bloodhound Gang breed before going to the top prize. His breed is surely so proud of their comrade Nathan.  The dog has been competing since he was…

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