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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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ITM to promote 2, 3 Tier tourism in J&K

16 Nov 2018 | 9:45 PM

Jammu, Nov 16 (UNI) India Travel Mart on Friday pledged to promote 2 and 3 tier tourism in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Jammu Crime Branch nabs fraudster for forging documents of land

16 Nov 2018 | 9:41 PM

Jammu, Nov 16 (UNI) The sleuths of Crime Branch on Friday arrested a fraudster for allegedly forging documents of land here.

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Kohima Police nabs juvenile in murder case

16 Nov 2018 | 9:37 PM

Kohima, Nov 16 (UNI)( In a shocking revelation, a 14-year old juvenile male was taken to custody by Kohima Police, while investigating the brutal murder of a teenage girl on November 13 in Kohima.

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Nagaland observes National Press Day

16 Nov 2018 | 9:35 PM

Kohima, Nov 16 (UNI) The National Press Day was observed today with the theme “Journalism Ethics and Challenges in Digital Era” at the Conference hall of the Directorate of Information & Public Relations (IPR) in Kohima

Nagaland Director of IPR Limawati Ao welcomed all the members and conveyed his greetings to all the media and non-media personnel who attended the programme.

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Nagaland Health Dept surveying in disease mapping

16 Nov 2018 | 9:33 PM

Kohima, Nov 16 (UNI) The Information, Education and Communication (IEC) bureau of the Nagaland Department of Health and Family Welfare has been engaged in a survey, ‘vulnerability mapping and diseases profiling,’ in Dimapur since Oct.

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