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Updated on Mar 27, 2019

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Up comming Events of PRABASI BENGALI CULTURAL ASSOCIATION

Basanta Utsav 2019 - A fund raising event for PBCA This year Basanta Utsav will be held on Saturday, May 4th 2019 at Madonna Catholic Secondary School, 20 Dubray Avenue, North York(Keele & Wilson) at 5:30 PM Participants: Popular Singers, Musicians, Actors & Dancers from Kolkata & Toronto. Key Attraction: Shaheb Chatterjee: Popular Actor & Anchor will also sing Bangla Adhunic, Rabindra Sangeet & Hindi Songs. Riddhi Bandyopadhay: Very Popular Rabindra Sangeet, Nazrul Geeti, Atul Prasad & Dwijendra Geeti Singar from Kolkata Chairperson: Anirban Kargupta Please keep this evening free for the program. Tickets: VIP $50 (Few Front Rows) / Regular $25 For further information, please contact any of the following persons: Mrs. Subhra Sur (905-792-9467) Mr. Anirban Kargupta (416-890-8263) Mr. Kobi Banerjee (416-491-9297) Mr. Apurba Mukherjee (416-970-7446) Mr. Rathin Ghose (905-890-3739)

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

Nothing out of Virat Kohli's reach if he is fit and willing enough: Jacques Kallis

Chhapaak after Padmaavat: How Deepika Padukone is all set to bounce back on the big screen

Sports

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With 66 international hundreds at the age of 30, Virat Kohli, many believe is a serious contender for breaking all the batting records set by Sachin Tendulkar. Only Virat Kohli can answer if he can surpass Sachin Tendulkar's record of 100 international centuries but Indian captain's biggest asset is his ability to keep things simple, feels iconic South Africa all-rounder Jacques Kallis. "Kohli I believe can go as far as he wants to. He is a world class player. He is hungry. He works hard. He has proved that over the years. The main thing about him is that he keeps it simple. People enjoy watching him bat," said Kallis, one of the greatest all-rounders to have played game.

Entertainment

Deepika Padukone might have lost Best Actress Filmfare to Alia Bhatt, but the 33-year-old actress is ready to bounce back with Meghna Gulzar's Chhapaak. Deepika Padukone lost to Alia Bhatt at the recently held Filmfare Awards. The Raazi actress walked away with the best actress trophy leaving Deepika Padukone's fans angry and agitated. Deepika, who had only one release in 2018 - Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmaavat, apologised to her fans and promised to work harder than before.Two days after the awards ceremony, Deepika Padukone revealed the first look of her upcoming film Chhapaak. A film inspired from the story of acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal.

News Articles

(a) Kolkata dredging throws up World War II bomb, (b) Panic after fire breaks out in Kolkata metro,(c) ‘Rath yatras for God, not to trigger riots’: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee’s stinging jibe at BJP,(d) Coast Guard arrests 14 illegal sand miners,(e) In tribute to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, PM Narendra Modi renames 3 Andaman and Nicobar islands, (f) Bank manager steals coins worth Rs 84 lakh to buy lottery tickets

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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