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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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Punjabi singer, aide nabbed with 1.5 kg heroin

18 Feb 2018 | 12:44 AM

Ludhiana, Feb 17 (UNI) The Special Task Force of Punjab Police arrested a Punjabi singer and his accomplice at a naka near Mattewara village in this district late last night and recovered one and half kg heroin, a revolver alongwith five live cartridges and a mobile phone with an Italy number from them.

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Constitution provides moral compass for governance : VP

18 Feb 2018 | 12:24 AM

Kozhikode, Feb 17 (UNI) Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said the Preamble of the Constitution of India provides the moral compass for the country’s governance structure.

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Five killed in road mishap

17 Feb 2018 | 11:53 PM

Belagavi, Feb 17 (UNI) Five persons were killed in a tragic accident near Adahalli village in Athani Taluk of Belagavi district on Saturday evening.

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Development requires skill development: Vice President

17 Feb 2018 | 11:44 PM

Kozhikode, Feb 17 (UNI) Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said, "if the country provides good quality opportunities to acquire skills and knowledge to the youths, it can make a quantum leap in terms of development.

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Siblings from Jammu wins open photo competition of Indian Army

17 Feb 2018 | 11:40 PM

Jammu, Feb 17 (UNI) The siblings from Jammu have claimed the titles of open photo competition organised by the Indian Army across the country.

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