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  • Pulwama encounter: 4 soldiers, two JeM militants among 7 killed, DIG police injured
  • Mishap claims 6
  • Traders close business against Pulwama attack
  • Traders’ body call for shutdown in Kolhapur as city remembers Pulwama attack martyrs
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  • Assam Assembly mourns Pulwama victims
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  • MBS orders release of over 2,100 Pakistani prisoners
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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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Arunachal Pradesh: Focal point of Congress campaign will be CAB

18 Feb 2019 | 6:12 PM

Itanagar, Feb 18 (UNI) In poll bound Arunachal Pradesh, focal point of Congress campaign in the upcoming assembly as well Lok Sabha polls will be the Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016 (CAB).

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Mishap claims 6

18 Feb 2019 | 6:07 PM

Ashoknagar, MP, Feb 18 (UNI) Five members of a tribal family returning from a wedding were among six persons who died after their auto-rickshaw was rammed head on by a dumper on the Ashoknagar-Vidisha road about a kilometre from a toll barrier and approximately 10 km from here, law enforcement authorities said.

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Traders close business against Pulwama attack

18 Feb 2019 | 6:06 PM

Guwahati, Feb 18 (UNI) Business establishments across Assam today downed their shutters in response to an all India trade bandh against the Pulwama terror attack.

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Traders’ body call for shutdown in Kolhapur as city remembers Pulwama attack martyrs

18 Feb 2019 | 6:05 PM

Kolhapur, Feb 18 (UNI) The business activities of this district remained shut on Monday,heeding to the call of trading bandh or closure of trade,given by the All India Traders Federation so as to pay homage to the 37 CRPF jawans,who were martyred in Jammu and Kashmir on February 14,in an attack carried out by the Pakistan-based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad.

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Pulwama attack : Amarinder says this is time to act, not talk

18 Feb 2019 | 6:01 PM

Chandigarh, Feb 18 (UNI) Asserting that the entire country was fed up with the senseless killings of Indian soldiers every day, Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Monday called for tough coercive action against Pakistan, which he suggested could be military, diplomatic or economic, or a combination of all three.

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