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Updated on Oct 22, 2018

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Up comming Events of PRABASI BENGALI CULTURAL ASSOCIATION

LAKSHMI PUJA: Will be celebrated on Friday, 26th October 2018 at 7:00 PM. Chair person: Kabi Banerjee. Venue: Sindhi Gur Mandir temple. 207 Queen's Plate Dr. (Downstairs) Toronto (east of Hwy.27 & north of Rexdale Blvd.)

KALI PUJA: Will be celebrated on 10th November 2018. Chair person: Apurba Mukherjee. Venue: Michael Power/St.Joseph High School, 105 Eringate Dr. Etobicoke, ON. M9C 2Z7 (south of Eglinton Ave. & east of Renforth Ave.)

NEW YEAR DINNER DANCE: Will be held on 31st December 2018. Chair person: Subhra Sur. Details to follow

Get ready for the 39th North American Bengali Conference (NABC) or Banga Sammelan, as it is popularly known, is the largest social and cultural conference for Bengalees in North America. It marks a grand celebration of Bengali culture, life and tradition in a setting where East meets West. Sanskriti of Washington, D.C. has the honor of hosting the 39th NABC from July 5 through July 7, 2019, at the Baltimore Convention Center, in Baltimore, Maryland -- a suburb of the U.S. capital. The co-sponsors of NABC 2019 are Prantik of Baltimore and the Northern Virginia Bengali Association (NVBA) of Virginia. The committee of NABC 2019 is putting their thoughts and efforts together, in all detailed aspects of the event. Information is being made available on NABC website. As in the past years, your enthusiasm and support will make this event a joyous and memorable one for NABC 2019!

News on Sports & Entertainment

Virat Kohli reclaims No. 1 spot

'I'm ageing in reverse' — Sonakshi Sinha on her eight-year run

Sports

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Calcutta:India captain Virat Kohli has reclaimed the top spot in the latest ICC Test Rankings for batsmen after his brilliant show in the third Test against England in Nottingham. In reaching the top, Kohli has reached a personal best of 937 rating points. The 29-year-old's knocks of 97 and 103 not only helped his team reduce the deficit in the five-match series to 1-2 after winning the third Test by 203 runs, but has also lifted him to the 11th best ever in terms of rating points. Kohli, who claimed the top spot for the first time after the opening Test in Birmingham but dropped to second after the Lord's Test, is now only one point behind a group of four in the all-time list.

Entertainment

Almost exactly eight years ago, we first saw Sonakshi Sinha on the big screen opposite Salman Khan in Dabangg. By the end of this year, she’ll be shooting the third instalment of the hit franchise as Rajjo. Before that, the 31-year-old actress has stepped into another franchise — director Mudassar Aziz’s Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi, a sequel to the 2016 sleeper hit Happy Bhag Jayegi, that starred Diana Penty in the title role. We caught up with Sonakshi in the office of Eros Entertainment to chat about her new film, sharing screen space with Rekha and reuniting with Salman’s Chulbul Pandey.

News Articles

(a) CM watching, work on Sunday, (b) Tolly telly shoots resume,(c) Hotel run by Taj gets fresh start,(d) Hawker rules soon, state tells high court,(e) Corner of rural Bengal in Eco Park ,(f) Airport's trolley jinx: few to fragile

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.

Road ahead for India’s rupee: After going through the most turbulent week in more than two years, the Indian rupee has made a strong comeback from its lifetime low. Heavy dollar unwinding and a robust rally in domestic equities have led to rupee’s biggest one-day vault against the greenback in seven weeks.

Income Tax department unearths 400 benami deals, attaches properties worth Rs 600 crores, started initiating actions under the new Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Act.

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