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MIFF 2018 to screen over 430 documentary & short films

Mumbai, Jan 24 (UNI) The much awaited documentary film festival in India, the Mumbai International Film Festival for Documentary, Short and Animation Films or MIFF as it is known popularly, will see a grand inaugural on January 28 at The National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) here.
According to a statement here on Wednesday, the week long festival will showcase nearly 430 documentary, short and animation films from over 40 countries.
The oldest and the largest film festival for non-feature films in South Asia, which began in 1990, is being organized by the Films Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India.
The response to the 15th edition of MIFF has been overwhelming, signifying a vibrant documentary culture in India and the world. The festival directorate received a record 790 entries, with 194 entries
from 32 countries in the International competition and 596 entries in the National competition.
Selection of films for National and International Competition was made by independent Selection Committees. In view of large number of entries for the national competition, a two-tier selection process was followed. The Chairpersons of the Regional Selection Committees (Mumbai I&II, Delhi, Kolkata & Bangalore) met in Mumbai and evaluated the short listed films before recommending 43 films for the National Competition.
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TTD Vigilance dept lodges a complaint with CID cyber crime on fake web sites

19 Apr 2018 | 8:27 PM

Tirupati, Apr 19 (UNI) TTD Vigilance Department lodged a complaint with CID Cyber Crime department to investigate into the matter of fake web sites mushrooming in alarming state.

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BJP in Goa denounces policies of opposition to destabilise govt

19 Apr 2018 | 8:23 PM

Panaji, Apr 19 (UNI) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Goa on Thursday denounced the policies of the opposition parties 'to destabilize the government' and that they were bereft of any issue to raise against the present government.

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50 fall sick after consuming contaminated food

19 Apr 2018 | 8:21 PM

Gaya, Apr 19 (UNI) At least 50 people, including 10 children fell sick, after eating contaminated food at Budhaul village under Wazirganj police station area in the district.

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CBI recreated crime scene of killing of rape victim's father

19 Apr 2018 | 8:19 PM

Lucknow, Apr 19 (UNI) Sleuths of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) along with six members of Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL) team from New Delhi on Thursday recreated the crime scene of killing of rape accused father in Unnao.

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Nagaland celebrates World Heritage Day

19 Apr 2018 | 8:18 PM

Kohima, Apr 19 (UNI) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) of Dimapur Sub-Circle, on the occasion of World Heritage Day, organised a celebration programme at the monoliths Kachari Kingdom ruins at Rajbari in Dimapur yesterday, the biggest historical site in Nagaland.

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