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!
Priyadarshni Academy – Nanik Rupani’s Dream Becomes Reality
It was in 1984, that a talented young Kathak danseuse, Ms. Anila Sunder, was trying to find expression to her talent and was looking for a platform to showcase her abilities. She approached Mr. Rupani and a few like-minded individuals such as Mr. Murli Adnani, Prof. Popati Hiranandani, Mr. Jamnadas Lalwani, Ms. Kaushi Mirpuri, Mr. Ramkrishan Advani, Mr. Chander Manghnani and Mr. Madhav Balwani for help. The group felt the need to figure a way out. What resulted was a series of meetings and discussions – and brainstorming. Then, the moment of reckoning arrived. The group decided to form an organization which could uplift the under-privileged in their struggle to come up in life and gave it the evergreen name, Priyadarshni Academy.
Priyadarshni Academy stands as a true example of how a socio-cultural and educational organization should function. When a social organization tries to incorporate cultural and spiritual ethos in its functioning, it emerges as a shining example to others. Mr. Nanik Rupani, the Founder of this institution, had a vision to help humanity right from his childhood. Even in his school days, he sold tid-bits and used the money earned to support the education of those in need. Later, he realized that a formal platform was essential to channelize efforts to serve humanity in a systematic and orderly way. Mr. Rupani always held the view, “since we have taken so much from society, it is our duty to pay back.” True to its name, Priyadarshni Academy adopted the motto, “Service to humanity is the best work of life.”...