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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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Diwali is a festival steeped in tradition. From the lighting of lamps and decking up the house with rangoli to home-made sweets and Laxmi poojan, everything about this festival has an unmistakable old-world charm to it. It is a celebration that one wouldn’t have associated gadgets and technology with, say five years ago. But with the world around us turning ‘smarter’, a hi-tech twist to the way to celebrate this much-awaited festival feels only natural. Here are some cools apps to add some extra sparkle to your Diwali this year:
As the cry for a green, cracker-free Diwali grows louder, this app that lets you burst crackers in the virtual realm is perhaps the best way to revisit what was perhaps your favorite part of Diwali cel- ebrations growing up. It also makes for a great way to give your children a sneak peek into the anars, rockets, fuljhadis, sutali bombs and other crackers and reworks you indulged in back in the day. The Cracker Boom is a simple mo- bile game where players are constantly provided with a set of crackers to burst by few touches on your smartphone screen. There is a small catch in the tale though – all the crackers you burst must coincide with a list provided on top of thescreen.Tooman ywrong plays mean you lose a level and have to start over again. Perfect for some family bonding once you are done with meeting and greeting all near and dear ones...