27 September 2016 Current Affairs
Film festivals are the purest form of education, for budding filmmakers: Arjun Kapoor
“Jagran Film Festival is going on for 7 years. I feel that this is an advantage for the film Industry. Suppose there is a budding filmmaker who wants to see different kind of movies, which are not shown in regular cinema halls. He can see films following a master class or a discussion. So with all these, I think film festivals are the purest form of education for budding filmmakers, “said Arjun Kapoor.While attending the launch of the seventh Jagran Film Festival, Arjun Kapoor said that film festivals are the purest form of education for the emerging filmmakers. The seventh edition of Jagran Film Festival will open with the showcase of highly praised Algerian movie Road to Istanbul.
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Entire course fee for MBBS in private colleges touching the height
The entire course fee for MBBS in SRM Medical College in Tamil Nadu has been increased to Rs 94.5 lakh from Rs 45 lakh. Among constant hurdles in the kingdom of medical studies in India, the rocketed hiked tuition fees in the private medical colleges has eliminate the dream of several medical aspirants across the country while the tuition fees in the government colleges remain unchanged. On top of the considerable fees hike, students had to spend heavy amount on books, accommodation, and miscellaneous. The annual tuition fee at Kathihar Medical College in Bihar has been increased to Rs 12.5 lakh from Rs 8 lakh. The tuition fees in the management quota at Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, have been increased to Rs 18 lakh from Rs 15 lakh. Tuition fees at Dr D Y Patil Medical College in Mumbai have increased to Rs 76.2 lakh for the entire MBBS course.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will skip the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit in Islamabad in Pakistan
Ministry of External Affairs on Tuesday announced that in wake of the exhausted relations with Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will skip the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit in Islamabad in November.“In the succeeding circumstances, the Government of India is unable to participate in the advance Summit in Islamabad,” said MEA in a statement.MEA said that the SAARC Chair Nepal that “the increasing cross-border terrorist attacks in the region and growing involvement in internal affairs of Member States by one country” has created an environment that’s not strength to holding the summit successfully, adding that, “India remains faithful in commitment to regional cooperation,connectivity but believes that it can only go fwd in atmosphere free of terror.”
Did Captain Virat Kohli give green Light to9 Gautam Gambhir
The news of veteran batsman Gautam Gambhir’s recall on Tuesday to the Indian Test side took cricket fans by quite a surprise. According to reports, the Delhi captain face a fitness test and is likely to take KL Rahul’s place in the body for the 2nd Test at Eden Gardens.Gambhir was in brilliant form during the recently concluded Duleep Trophy and has rightly earned his call-up.Coach Anil Kumble had stated earlier that his aim was to monitor not just team players but also those on the second job.It was earlier reported that Kumble even met Gambhir and Yuvraj Singh during the Duleep Trophy, asking them to be mentally prepared to represent India again.In a sport like cricket however, a coach cannot onesided take such important decisions. It is only after discussing the captain can he go ahead and take big calls.