Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of Chronicle/1954


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Feb 29, 2012, 12:13:09 PM (10 years ago)
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Lawrence Liang
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  • Chronicle/1954

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     1''''1954: Key Events''' 
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     3* Zhou Enlai visits India, and Nehru goes to Beijing where he signs the ‘Five Principles of Peaceful Co-existence’ with Mao Zedong.  
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     5* The National Gallery of Modern Art opens in New Delhi.  
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     7* The Lalit Kala (Fine Arts) Akademi and Sahitya (Literature) Akademi open. 
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     9* The first national film awards go to Shyamchi Aai and Jagat Murari’s short, Mahabalipuram. Awara is a major hit in the USSR.  
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     11* Abbas’s Munna is the second ‘songless’ film; it was shown at the Edinburgh Film Festival in 1955.  
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     13* Indian film delegations visit the Middle East and the USSR.  
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     15* Talks between the Film Federation of India and the government fail over All-India Radio’s policy of broadcasting film songs without crediting sources, driving producers into using Radio Ceylon.  
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     17* The compulsory exhibition of ‘approved films’ (i. e. government propaganda films) in Madras is declared unlawful by the Supreme Court.  
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     19* The Premier Studio, Mysore’s second studio premises, is started by M. N. Basavarajaiah.