Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of Chronicle/1995


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Feb 29, 2012, 1:49:00 PM (9 years ago)
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Lawrence Liang
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  • Chronicle/1995

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     1''''1995: Key Events''' 
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     3* The Government of India decides not to extend the notorious TADA (Terrorists and Disruptive Activities) Bill.  
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     5* The Shiv Sena-run Maharashtra government scraps the Enron power project but then revises its decision.  
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     7* The Chrar-e-Sharif shrine, built in 1460 by Zain-ul-Abedin in central Kashmir, is burnt down by terrorists.  
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     9* The Oil and Natural Gas Commission rig in Pasalapudi blows up, and the fire is put out after 62 days.  
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     11* The first-ever cellular phone service in India starts in major cities. 
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     13* The INSAT 2C is launched. ISRO and INTELSAT announce a $ 100 million 10-year agreement leasing some of the forthcoming INSAT-2E capacity.  
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     15* CNN announces a news channel in partnership with Doordarshan.  
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     17* Aditya Chopra’s Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge is the hit of the year.  
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     19* Mani Rathnam’s Bombay has a controversial release after it is ‘cleared’ by Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray.  
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     21* Major censorship controversy around E.V.V. Satyanarayana’s Alluda Majaaka.