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Updated on SEP 06, 2022

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2022 PBCA/BPT PICNIC ON SUNDAY SEPT 4TH--2022 DURGA PUJA MEETING ON SUNDAY SEPT 11TH/2022 AT 2:00 PM---2022 LIVE MAHALAYA ON SATURDAY, SEPT 24TH/2022 AT 7:00 PM ---2022 DURGA PUJA FROM FRIDAY OCT 7TH TO 10TH/2022---2022 LAKSHMI PUJA On SATURDAY OCT 15TH/2022 AT 7:00 PM---2022 KALI PUJA On SATURDAY OCT 29TH/2022 AT 6:30 PM. ALL SCHDULED PROGRAMS FROM SEPT 11TH TO OCTOBER 29TH WILL BE HELD AT TAGORE CENTRE.

NABC 2023 (North American Bengali Conference or Banga Sammelan) will celebrate 43rd anniversary in 2023. KPC Bengali Hall Of Fame will organize it at Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City from June 30 to July 2nd, 2023. Please visit NABC website, a treasure trove of pertinent information: www.nabc2023.org. Do register to take advantage of choice of the hotel. Be there for a memorable Banga Sammelan at Atlantic City, New Jersy, where NABC will create an oasis of Bangaliana.

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.