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Updated on JUL 26, 2021

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Up comming Events of PBCA & BPT

Due to Covid-19 and with stricter restrictions from the city of Toronto and the Province of Ontario and because of the current 3rd phase of lockdown implemented, board of directors will soon decide the future programming of 2021. Hopefully, the current situation will change soon for better and we all will be able to celebrate our forthcoming religious events which includes Mahalaya, Durga Puja, Laxmi Puja & Kali Puja. We will update all our members accordingly about these events with dates and the schedules. We wish you all to stay safe and healthy and pray to God to make us free from Covid-19 pandemic. Thanks and Regards

NABC 2022 (North American Bengali Conference or Banga Sammelan) will celebrate 42nd anniversary in 2022; Cultural Association of Bengal, New York will organize it at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, Las Vegas from July 1st - 3rd. NABC 2022 will go to another orbit. It will not just be a three-day conference but a yearlong digital experience on social media and website where you will get to interact/read video and audio messages / digital images from artists/sponsors and NABC team. This journey will end with a glittering show in Vegas from July 01-July 3rd 2022. What better place to celebrate with the stars of Bengal than the dazzling Las Vegas? Please visit NABC website, a treasure trove of pertinent information: www.nabc2022.org Do register to take advantage of choice of the hotel. Be there for a memorable Banga Sammelan in the City of Lights, where NABC will create an oasis of Bangaliana in the heart of the desert. See you in Vegas!

News on Sports & Entertainment

Kohli becomes second fastest Indian to reach 6000 Test runs

Following the massive success of her Netflix film 'The White Tiger,' actor-singer Priyanka Chopra Jonas turned into "a white tiger"

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The 29-year-old, who was just six runs short of the figure, achieved the feat on Day Two of the fourth Test of the ongoing five-match series against England by smashing a boundary off James Anderson's delivery in the 22nd over. While former cricketer Gavaskar had reached the milestone in 65 Tests and 117 innings, Kohli acheived the same in 70 Tests and 119 innings. Kohli, who is in a phenomenal form in the ongoing Test series, has scored a total of 440 runs, including two centuries, in the first three matches. After bowling out the England side for 246 runs in the first innings, India have made 100 runs at the loss of two wickets in reply, till lunch, on the second day of the ongoing Test. Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara are playing at the respective score of 25 and 28 after India lost two early wickets. India, who are trailing 1-2 in the ongoing series, are looking to level the score with a victory in the match to keep series-winning hopes alive.

Entertainment

The 'Baywatch' actor took to Instagram to drop the stunning picture of herself dressed in an outfit in the white tiger print with her pooch wearing a matching scarf and leash. The picture sees the former Miss World dressed in a white-tiger print dress holding her dog's leash as the two pose in their balcony. Priyanka's full-sleeved dress had a high-kneck pattern. Keeping her look classy, the 38-year-old actor tied her hair in a bun and wore hoop earrings. She dusted off the look with black coloured glares and matching heels. "A white tiger and her cub @diariesofdiana #TheWhiteTiger," she wrote in the caption of the post. The Ramin Bahrani directorial, 'The White Tiger' is based on the booker-prize winning novel of the same name by Aravind Adiga. It stars actors Adarsh Gourav, Rajkummar Rao and Priyanka Chopra Jonas who has also doubled up as the executive producer of the film.

News Articles

(a) Mamata Banerjee leaves for Delhi; likely to meet President, PM, Opposition leaders, (b) West Bengal forms commission to investigate Pegasus spyware issue,(c) Bengal may get its first woman DGP,(d) Changing tactics of terror groups have security forces on tenterhooks ,(e) Rumana Sultana tops HS exams in Bengal, scores 499 out of 500, (f) Trinamool welcomes Tatas to make big investments in Bengal

From war on black money to dealing with Pakistan:How has the Modi govt fared so far? The BJP-led NDA completed three years at the Centre. BJP came to power after a high-octane election campaign where every single aspect of the previous UPA govt was questioned. The UPA, after 10 years in power, was attacked for its so-called ‘jobless growth’, mocked over its Pakistan policy and attacked for several corruption scandals.

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said that India's high growth rate in recent years did not lead to a matching increase in formal sector jobs and labour market participation has declined. The IMF's report on its annual consultations with India released in Washington said that while India has lifted millions out of poverty as one of the world's fastest-growing economies, "recent labour market data suggests that unemployment is high while labour force participation has decreased."

President approves 30% cuts in salaries of MPs for one year.President of India Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday approved the ordinance amending the Salary, Allowances & Pension of MP Act, 1954 reducing allowances and pension by 30% w.e.f. 1st April, 2020 for a year.