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Updated on APR 06, 2020

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Up comming Events of PBCA & BPT

Until further notice all PBCA/BPT programes are 0n-hold due to Govornment restrictions. Programes like AGM, Poila Baisakh, Basanta Utsab, Rabindra Jayanti, Astaprahar, SatyaNarayan Puja etc. As soon as everything comes to normal we will let you know re-sheduled dates of those programes. Thanks

NABC 2020 (North American Bengali Conference or Banga Sammelan) will celebrate 40th anniversary in 2020; which happens to be the 50th anniversary (golden) of Cultural Association of Bengal. Organized by Cultural Association of Bengal at Westgate Resort & Casino, Las Vegas. NABC 2020 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 now re-schduled from Sept 4th-6th, 2020 provided everything comes to normal. 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.nabc2020.org Do register to take advantage of our offer and choice of the hotel at www.nabc2020.org/registration Be there for a memorable Banga Sammelan in the City of Lights, where we create an oasis of Bangaliana in the heart of the desert. See you in Vegas!

News on Sports & Entertainment

'Thankful to all medical professionals, policemen and women': Pujara pledges support for COVID-19 relief

After 'Bhula Dunga', Sidharth Shukla, Shehnaaz Gill all set to reunite for two more music videos?

Sports

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Following other Indian cricketers, Test top-order batsman Cheteshwar Pujara said that he has pledged to the PM-Cares Fund and Gujarat Chief Minister Relief Fund. He has urged people to do the same in an effort to help the nation fight against COVID-19. "My family and I have contributed our bit to the PM Cares Fund and Gujarat CM Relief Fund, and hope you will too. We are thankful to all the medical professionals, policemen and women and all others who are out there working hard for our country and humanity," Pujara wrote on Twitter. After the establishment of the Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM-CARES) Fund by Prime Minister Modi, several sportspersons have come forward to contribute and help the country combat COVID-19.

Entertainment

The romantic song’s video depicts the sizzling chemistry of Sidharth and Shehnaaz, who made a lot of headlines for their close bond in the Bigg Boss 13 house. Actors Sidharth Shukla and Shehnaaz Gill garnered immense popularity due to their chemistry in the Bigg Boss 13 house and banked on it when a single titled Bhula Dunga was released in March featuring the duo. Now, according to new reports, both Sidharth and Shehnaaz are all set to star in two more music videos following the success of their first song. Reports stated that the duo will romance each other again after Bhula Dunga turned out to be a hit online, garnering as much as 45 million in a week. For the uninformed, Bhula Dunga was shot in Mumbai’s Madh island just before the coronavirus lockdown came into place.

News Articles

(a) Police stations to take responsibility of delivering food at every doorstep: Mamata Banerjee, (b) RPF personnel extend helping hand to stranded passengers at Howrah Railway station,(c) Never thought would see my city like this: Sourav Ganguly,(d) Janata Curfew: Bengal virtually in lockdown ,(e) Kolkata's Indian Coffee House to remain closed, (f) CBI arrests Director of ponzi company 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.