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  • Cabinet approves Agreement b/w India, Uzbekistan on cooperation in agriculture, allied sectors
  • Cabinet approves MoU b/w India & Uzbekistan for strengthening coop in tourism sector
  • DGP rewards 78 police personnel of different Kashmir districts for excellent drill
  • Construction workers yet to benefit from welfare act in Assam
  • J&K Civil Society group for social boycott of people taking part in panchayat, ULB polls
  • Indian Railway lay 20-23 kms new Railway track every day: Rajen Gohain
  • Cabinet nod to MoU b/w India & Uzbekistan on mutual cooperation in combating illicit trafficking in NDPS
  • Two Maoists awarded death punishment for killing of former Pakur SP
  • Cabinet stamp on new telecom policy; to attract $100 mln investment
  • Manto: Can Pakistan show its controversial writer on screen?
  • US-Iran: Trump set to chair key UN Security Council session
  • Cabinet nod to agreement b/t India, Uzbekistan on health, starting of Pharmaceutical Zone
  • Cabinet approves further disinvestment to complete projects of hotels in J&K, Bihar
  • Robert Vadra hits back at BJP, brings in 56 inch reference to slam PM Modi on Rafale
  • West Bengal State Golf Championship all set to begin from from Sep 27
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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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AP CM launches 'Accelerating Sustainable Production' at WEF summit

26 Sep 2018 | 6:24 PM

Amaravati, Sep 26 (UNI) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu launched “Accelerating Sustainable Production” during the World Economic Forum's Sustainable Development Impact Summit in New York.

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IAFO conference in Goa from Sep 28

26 Sep 2018 | 6:22 PM

Panaji, Sep 26 (UNI) First International and 16th National Indian Association of Forensic Odontology (IAFO) Conference will be held in Goa with International Organization for Forensic Odonto- Stomatology’s (IAFOS) patronage from September 28 to 30, 2018.

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TPC ultras throw pamphlets in few locations in Chatra

26 Sep 2018 | 6:22 PM

Chatra, Sep 26 (UNI) Ultras of the Tritya Prastuti Committee (TPC) threw pamphlets
at few spots under Town Police Station area in this district.

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DGP rewards 78 police personnel of different Kashmir districts for excellent drill

26 Sep 2018 | 6:20 PM

Srinagar, Sep 26 (UNI) J&K Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh on Wednesday rewarded 78 personnel from different districts of the valley for exhibiting excellent weapon drill and turn out while presenting guard of honour to the police chief.

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Construction workers yet to benefit from welfare act in Assam

26 Sep 2018 | 6:18 PM

Guwahati, Sep 26 (UNI) Even after a Rs 121-crore alleged scam rocked the Assam
Building and Other Construction Workers’ Board (ABOCWWB) last year, the
functioning of the Board is yet to be streamlined, Assam MoS (independent charge)
for Labour and Employment Pallab Lochan Das conceded in the state Legislative
Assembly today.

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