Satyajit Ray Current Affairs, GK & News

Bimal Julka Committee on Rationalization of Film Media units

On June 2, 2020, the Bimal Julka Committee on Rationalization of Film Media operating under Ministry of Information and Broadcasting submitted its report to the ministry. Key Findings of the report The Committee recommended roadmaps for the development of National Film Development Corporation, Children’s Film Society of India, Films division, Satyajit Ray Film and Television ..

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Feluda: COVID-19 test developed by CSIR-IGIB scientists

The IGIB (Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology) operating under CSIR (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research) have come up with a COVID-19 test called “Feluda”. Highlights The test has been named after a detective character in the stories of film maker Satyajit Ray. The total time taken by the test to produce results is ..

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Sahitya Akademi Award 2019

The Sahitya Akademi Award is a literary honour, which is conferred by India’s National Academy of Letters, Sahitya Akademi annually to writers of the most outstanding books of literary merit published in any of the 24 listed languages(22 languages as listed under the Eighth Schedule of the Indian Constitution and 2 other languages recognized by ..

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BHayanakam wins best cinematography at 2019 Beijing International Film Festival

Malayalam film Bhayanakam (Fear) directed by Jayaraj has won the best cinematography award at the 2019 Beijing International Film Festival (BIFF). The cinematography was done by Nikihil S Praveen. The film had also won the best cinematography award at the 65th National Film Awards. The film portrays the visits of First World War veteran to ..

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Amar Paul, legendary Bengali folk singer, passes away

Amar Paul (97), the legendary Bengali folk singer, has passed away in Kolkata on April 20, 2019. Born on May 19, 1922, at Brahmanbaria in undivided Bengal in an area now in Bangladesh, Paul had started taking music lessons from his mother Durgasundari Paul. Afterwards, he learnt classical music from Ayat Ali Khan and folk ..

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