ADVISORY, Aug. 16, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
The most celebrated Bollywood Actress Preity Zinta and executive committee members of Federation of Indian Associations Tri-State will visit NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square and preside over the NASDAQ opening bell.
The biggest ever India Day Parade for 2010 was held on Aug. 15, 2010. The parade was attended by Super Star of Indian Film Industry Preity Zinta, Prime Minister of Trinidad & Tobago and other leading U.S. political dignitaries.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Tuesday, August 17, 2010 at 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
The Opening Bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on Galaxy 19 C/15, downlink frequency 4000 vertical. The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Jolene Libretto at (646) 441-5220.
An audio transmission of the Opening Bell is also available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.
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About the FIA:
The Federation of Indian Associations (FIA) of the tri-state area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut is one of the largest umbrella organizations in the Indian community. It represents and provides grass-root support to a 500,000-member strong, vibrant Asian-Indian community. Established in the year 1970, the FIA has blossomed into an esteemed organization that has become a formidable voice and platform for the community.
The FIA represents various issues that concern the growing Asian-Indian community at the local, state, and national levels. Over the years, it has taken perceptions and information about India to the mainstream community and furthered the interests of Indians residing in the United States. It is in this spirit that, since 1981, FIA holds the largest India Day Parade in the world in New York City to represent our progress and unity to the many diversified ethnic communities in this area.
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