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Australia makes changes to its National Anthem

The Australian Government recently announced certain changes to its National Anthem “Advance Australia Fair”. What were the changes made to Australian National Anthem? The second line of the National Anthem has been changed from ‘For we are young and free’ to ‘For we are one and free.’ What was the issue with the National Anthem ..

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National anthem not mandatory in cinema halls: SC

The Supreme Court has ruled that playing national anthem before screening movies in cinema halls is optional and not mandatory. The ruling modifies apex court’s earlier November 2016 order that made the playing of national anthem in cinemas mandatory. SC Ruling The apex court has accepted Union Government’s affidavit that said 12-member inter-ministerial committee has ..

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No need to stand if National Anthem is part of film: SC

The Supreme Court has clarified that there is no need to stand inside a cinema hall when the national anthem is featured as a part of a film, documentary or a newsreel. This is second clarification issued by SC on its November 2016 order, directing all persons to stand up when the national anthem is ..

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SC makes national anthem mandatory in cinema halls

The Supreme Court has ordered cinema halls to mandatorily play the national anthem before every screening and all those present in cinema halls have to “stand up to show respect.” According to SC such practice, will instil a feeling of committed patriotism and nationalism. It should be seen as an opportunity for the public to ..

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Supreme Court: National anthem must be played in cinema halls before screening of films

The Supreme Court has ruled that the national anthem be played in cinema halls before the screening of a film and people should stand up when the anthem is played as a mark of respect. National Flag must be shown on the screen at that time of playing and all exits must be shut during ..

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