Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of Chronicle/1994

Feb 29, 2012, 1:48:03 PM (9 years ago)
Lawrence Liang



  • Chronicle/1994

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     1''''1994: Key Events''' 
     3* The Janata Dal splits and George Fernandes is elected president of the breakaway ‘Samata’ group.  
     5* The agitation in Karnataka against the telecasting of news in Urdu turns violent, following which the Election Commission announces a stay-order on Urdu news telecasts from Bangalore Doordarshan. 
     7* The Cable Television (Regulation) Ordinance is an- nounced.  
     9* Plague hits the city of Surat claiming 47 victims; five more die in Delhi of pneumonic plague.  
     11* Real-life ‘Bandit Queen’ Phoolan Devi is released from prison after 11 years. 
     13* Murdoch announces a new ‘pay-TV’ channel in Hindi, among several other ventures.  
     15* Jurassic Park (1992) is dubbed in Hindi and grosses Rs 12 crore. It is followed by Speed (1993), Cliffhanger (1992) etc., Aladdin (1992), True Lies (1994), Twister (1996) etc. , intensifying the new practice of dubbing Hollywood products into Hindi and other languages.  
     17* The ‘sarkailo khatia’ song in Raja Babu causes a scandal leading to the announcement of amendments in the Censor Code.  
     19* Hum Aapke Hain Koun is declared the biggest hit in the history of Indian cinema, reintroducing the ‘family’ entertainment genre.  
     21* Bandit Queen is virtually banned by the Indian Censor Board, but wins at at the Supreme Court and is released