Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of Chronicle/1960


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Feb 29, 2012, 12:33:33 PM (10 years ago)
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Lawrence Liang
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  • Chronicle/1960

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     1''''1960: Key Events''' 
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     4* Bombay State is divided into Maharashtra and Gujarat. Steel production starts at the Durgapur plant.  
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     6* Indian Navy’s first aircraft carrier, the INS Vikrant, is commissioned in Belfast.  
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     8* The National Museum opens in New Delhi. 
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     10* The government implements the 1951 Film Committee recommendation and starts the Film Finance Corporation to give low- interest loans to selected projects.  
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     12* In the late 60s, the FFC emphasises the financing of the independent sector.  
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     14* The Film Institute is started at Pune, on the former Prabhat Studio premises; the Institute for Film Technology is started in Madras.  
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     16* The Hindustan Photo Film Manufacturing Co. starts making b&w X-ray film.  
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     18* Mughal-e-Azam, the most expensive feature to date, is completed.  
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     20* Ranadheera Kanteerava is the first big Kannada hit, establishing its star, Rajkumar.  
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     22* Shri Venkateshwara Mahatyam inaugurates N. T. Rama Rao’s political persona of the ‘living god’.  
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     24* The weekly tabloid Movieland is launched in Madras.  
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     26* Gandhian Sarvodaya workers start a series of protests against indecent film posters and hoardings.