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Updated on MAR 02, 2018

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Up comming Events

PBCA AGM/BENGALI NEWYEAR/BASANTA UTSAB: Annual General Meeting(AGM) of PBCA will be held on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 1:30 PM. Venue: Sindhi Gurmandir Temple, 207 Queen's Plate Dr. (Downstairs) Toronto, M9W 6Z7, Etobicoke, (eastof Hwy 27 & north of Rexdale Blvd.)/ Bangla Naba Barsha will be celebrated by PBCA on Saturday, April, 14, 2018 at 6:45 PM at Bishop Allen Academy School, 721 Royal York Rd. Etobicoke, M8Y 2T3 (south of Bloor Street and north of Queensway).No Charge / Basanta Utsav a fund raising event will be held on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 6 PM at Michael Power/St. Joseph High School, 105 Eringate Dr. Etobicoke, ON. M9C 3Z7 (south of Eglinton Ave. & east of Renforth Ave.). Tickets $25 & $50 (VIP) VVIP (Donors). Overseas performers from Mumbai & Kolkata are renowned singers Kushal Paul, 2013 Zee Bangla "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa" & 2016 all India "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa" winner. Sings nostalgic & recent Bengali & hindi songs. Sohini Mukherjee 2017 Bangla "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa" finalist,sings popular Bengali & hindi songs. Also local talents of Toronto & suburbs will put up a wonderful show. Please come one & come all and enjoy a fabulous show to remember for a long time. Chairperson; Rathin Ghose

Mark your calender for the 38th North American Bengali Conference (NABC) in Atlantic City, New Jersey, the casino capital of the East Coast. The conference will be held during June 29th, 30th & July 1st ,2018, at the renowned Atlantic City Convention Center, and is being hosted by Ananda Mandir of New Jersey. The committee of NABC 2018 is putting their thoughts and efforts together, in all detailed aspects of the event. Information is being made available on our website. As in the past years, your enthusiasm and support will make this event a joyous and memorable one for NABC 2018!

News on Sports & Entertainment

Dinesh Karthik is the KKR captain

It’s all work and little play for Raima Sen

Sports

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Calcutta/Mumbai: Appointed captain of the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) with Robin Uthappa as his deputy, wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik wants to emulate India skipper Virat Kohli and lead from the front. "Virat is a captain who leads from the front and leads by his action. He is somebody who leads with his performance and that is something that I will try and emulate. "I want to lead by example rather than talking. I want to go to the ground and show with my scores or the way I play," Karthik, who's also in the India squad for the T20 tri-series in Sri Lanka, said on Sunday. Karthik might not look to be too aggressive, but he feels there's aggression deep inside him, something he wouldn't like to change while leading KKR in the coming IPL. "I am not aggressive outwardly, but that doesn't mean I am not aggressive inside. While playing a game, I am one of those guys who doesn't even speak to the opponents, before the game or in the lead up to the game."

Entertainment

It’s all work and little play for Raima Sen right now Raima Sen is currently stationed at Mekliganj in Cooch Behar, shooting for Bengali film Sitara, directed by Asish Roy. A couple of days before that she was in Delhi spending time with sister Riya and brother-in-law Shivam. In between she was in Pune and Zurich too! t2 caught up with Raima for a quick chat as she looks forward to her Friday release Kaya. With you, it’s a catch-me-if-you-can situation. You are hardly in India and least of all in Calcutta! True. I am hardly in Calcutta these days. Actually my Hindi film Vodka Diaries released and I was busy with the promotions in Bombay. In between I went to Delhi to catch up with Riya and then to Pune. I flew to Zurich for a short holiday too. You are slowly becoming a wanderer like Riya... Well, all of us in our family love to travel. Nowadays I am in Calcutta only if there’s a film shoot or a script-reading session.

News Articles

(a) Cops look for ISI on Kolkata roads, (b) Bus terminus, overbridge to ease transport woes in New Town,(c) Leaders across political parties need to condemn this violence: Goutam Ghose,(d) Bengal government offices closed half day for Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi's death,(e) In a first, Kolkata’s app fleet outnumbers yellow cabs,(f) Choked Kestopur canal grabs civic eyeballs

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.

Expecting more reforms, Sensex closes over 31,000-mark for first time; Nifty ends at all-time high. Market touched another milestone supported by continued buying interest on index heavyweights post expiry. Expectation on good monsoon and a slow pace in interest rate hike by US Fed continue to weigh on the sentiment.

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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