What BR has to offer
BR is the media organ of the worldwide Indian community (NRI). It affords easy access for regional communities to interact globally with their counterparts scattered around the world.
Re-establish lost contacts
Individuals from many families have lost contact with near and dear ones over the years in their quest for economic independence as they scatter far and wide globally. BR’s pictorial features such as Newsmakers, Dubai Roundabout and Hong Kong Happenings have brought many a lost sheep back to the flock.
Share your news and air your views
Air your views through our Write On Column and share news of your happenings through our pictorial features such as Newsmakers.
Recipes to whet a gourmet’s appetite
Delicious desi and other culinary delights are presented in quick recipes for easy preparation to give you and your guests an unforgettable gastronomical experience.
World of Movies
Keep track of Bollywood, its rising (and falling) stars, its copycat ways… and, at times, even moments of excellence. Our 'Bollywood Blast' feature gives you newsworthy snippets making the rounds of Bollywood.
On the other side, we keep track of recent Hollywood movies with informative
reviews from our correspondent in Hollywood.
Weddings & Supplements
Want to share your matrimonial moments or other occasions with your relatives and friends around the world? Go for a tastefully designed pictorial supplement in the magazine. These are affordably priced to allow you to splash up the wedding events in fantastic colour for all to see!
Gurudev Sri Swami Satchidananda Maharaj’s long-standing column, Towards A Richer Life provides food for the soul. Innumerable followers of Swamiji have grown in spirituality through reading the written word of Gurudev in the Bharat Ratna. We also publish enlightening interviews with spiritual teachers who pass through Hong Kong from time to time.
Personal Problems? Write to Aunt Gulri
Write in full confidence to Aunt Gulri for advice in personal problems. Let her solve them for you as she has done for numerous of our readers who have found solutions that work through the counsel of the sympathetic Aunt
Horoscopes and Birthday Forecasts… News from India… Health and Beauty Column… and more!
Famous Brother and Sister Teams
As Clara Ortega once said, ‘To the outside world, we all grow old. But not to our brothers and sisters.’ Siblings share a special bond that makes each the best friend of the other. It is siblings who know each other’s strengths and weaknesses. And just as they are willing to pick up a fight for the minutest of reasons, they are ready to come and pick up the pieces of your broken heart and dreams.
Rakhi Bandhan marks this special bond between brothers and sisters. Celebrated in the month of August in India, this festival symbolizes love, affection and duty, as sisters tie a thread on their brother’s wrist. This year, the festival would be observed on the 10th of August by many Hindus, Jains and Sikhs not just in India, but across the world.
This thread of sibling affection is what encouraged us at BR to bring you the stories of a few famous siblings in India. From diverse backgrounds and multifarious fields, these siblings have managed to enjoy not only success but have been simultaneously able to celebrate their relationship as well. As each of these stories unveils, these people have stood by each other in times good and bad and have supported each other through thick and thin...