Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of Chronicle/1982

Feb 29, 2012, 1:34:45 PM (9 years ago)
Lawrence Liang



  • Chronicle/1982

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     1''''1982: Key Events''' 
     3* Continuing the Congress (I)’s liberalisation policies, Indian culture is marketed in a massive Festivals of India campaign starting in London, then in Paris and Moscow. India’s finest traditional and contemporary artists are featured.  
     5* The Bombay Textile strike, lasting almost a year.  
     7* INSAT 1-A is launched from Cape Canaveral, inaugurating a national TV programme mobilising all prime time throughout the country for the New Delhi station.  
     9* Colour TV starts on 25 April with the telecast of Ray’s Sadgati and Shatranj Ke Khiladi. Regular colour telecasts through INSAT begin on 15 August.  
     11* The Ninth Asian Games held in Delhi provide the first nationwide colour programmes, using the USSR’s Stationary-5 satellite and 20 low-power transmitters. 
     13* N. T. Rama Rao starts the Telugu Desam Party.  
     15* The failure of Rawail’s Deedar-e-Yaar is a major setback to the Hindi industry.  
     17* The Tamil film weekly Gemini Cinema starts. First films in Brijbhasha (Brij Bhoomi) and Malvi (Bhadwa Mata).