Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of Chronicle/1958


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Feb 29, 2012, 12:21:50 PM (9 years ago)
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Lawrence Liang
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  • Chronicle/1958

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     1''''1958: Key Events''' 
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     3* The first phase of the Bhakra Nangal dam, the showpiece of Nehru’s government, is completed.  
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     5* The dramatic deterioration in India’s foreign exchange reserves, increased spending on imported arms and the need to double the envisaged foodgrain imports, force the government to adopt a radical development strategy emphasising agrarian reform, land ceilings and (following the Chinese model) the organisation of co-operatives.  
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     7* The Indian Copyright Act comes into force.  
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     9* Hindi playwright Mohan Rakesh writes his Ashad Ka Ek Din. 
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     11* The first documentary film festival is held in Bombay. Ajantrik is shown in Cannes, out of competition. D. N. Sampat, founder of the Kohinoor Studio, dies.