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SC imposes fine of Rs 20 lakh on West Bengal govt for banning movie Bhobishyoter Bhoot

Newdelhi:11/4/19:The Supreme Court today imposed a fine of 20 lakh rupees on the West Bengal government for imposing a ‘virtual’ ban on the public screening of the satirical film Bhobishyoter Bhoot in the state. A bench headed by Justice D Y Chandrachud said, the fine amount shall be given to producers and cinema hall owners as compensation for violation of ...

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Odisha State film Policy 2019

BHUBANESWAR:11/4/19: In order to create a conducive eco-system for production of films in the region and promote Odia cine industry, the State Government has formulated Odisha State Film Policy-2019. Objectives The key objectives of Odisha State Film Policy are : To promote quality Odia films. To facilitate film tourism in the state. To bring Odisha as a destination for film ...

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BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik asserted that no one can stop the state government’s flagship KALIA scheme

Sundargarh:11/4/19: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday asserted that no one can stop the state government’s flagship KALIA scheme until he is alive. “The BJP government at the Centre is conspiring to stop the ambitious KALIA scheme. No one can stop the scheme till I am alive,” Patnaik said. Addressing public meeting during his second phase election campaign in Sundargarh ...

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BJD Releases Manifesto for the upcoming polls making a slew of promises

Bhubaneswar:11/4/19 Biju Janata Dal on 9th of April, Tuesday released its manifesto for the upcoming polls making a slew of promises for farmers, women, youths and social security sectors. With Odisha going for simultaneous assembly election and Lok Sabha polls, BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik released the manifesto and announced among other things the setting up of a commission for the monitoring ...

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Poll Hours:Voting time between 7am-6pm

Newdelhi:11/4/19:Election Commission of India has notified the schedule of voting hours for the first phase of Lok Sabha elections -2019. Polling will be held in 91 out of 543 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 20 states &UTs in the first phase on Thursday, 11th April, 2019. The voting time in most of the Parliamentary Constituencies going to polls in the first phase ...

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First Phase of General Elections-2019 on 11 April

PARLIAMENTARY CONSTITUENCIES (PCs) VOTING PHASE-1 (11.04.2019)     State/UT   Parliamentary Constituencies in First phase   Total Number of voters   No. of Male Voters No. of  Female Voters   No. of Voters of Third Gender Number of Contesting Candidates Number of Polling Booths Andhra Pradesh 25 39345717 19462339 19879421 3957 319 45920 Arunachal Pradesh 2 798248 394456 403792 0 ...

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FTII announces course in Film Criticism and the Art of Review

Pune:11/4/19:Breaking yet another new ground, Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Pune has announced, for the first time, a course in Film Criticism and the Art of Review. The 20-day Course would be conducted from 28th May to 19th June, 2019 in Delhi in association with Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), Delhi. Talking about the course, Shri Bhupendra ...

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Election Commission has stalled the release of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s biopic

Newdelhi:11/4/19:Election Commission has stalled the release of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s biopic namely PM Narendra Modi during election period. In its order, the Commission found that such biopic will affect the level playing field in this election. Citing several provisions of Model Code of Conduct and Constitution, the Commission said any biopic material in the name of biography, hagiography sub ...

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IIT BHUBANESWAR TO PARTNER WITH ASSOCIATION FOR OVERSEAS TECHNICAL COOPERATION AND SUSTAINABLE PARTNERSHIPS (AOTS), JAPAN

 BHUBANESWAR:10th  April, 2019, IIT Bhubaneswar is going to partner with Association for Overseas Technical Co-operation and Sustainable Partnerships ( AOTS), an organization for human resources development to promote technical co-operation. The  AOTS  is  established  under  the  Japanese  Government,  Ministry  of  Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and currently functions as their policy implementations organizations in the field of Industry and HR ...

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Odia Art Film director Shantanu Mishra

by ASHOK PALIT On the eve of Director Birth Anniversary Among those few film makers who led the alternative cinema movement in Odisha, the name of Shantanu Mishra comes second, the first being ManmohanMohapatra. While Mohapatra has directed 12 films, Mishra has four films to his credit and this is the second highest number in the arena of art cinema ...

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