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Current Affairs 2017

Rohan Bopanna and Pablo Cuevas win Monte Carlo Masters doubles crown

India’s Rohan Bopanna and his Uruguayan partner Pablo Cuevas lifted the men’s doubles crown at the Monte Carlo Masters after registering a hard- fought three-set win over Spain’s Feliciano Lopez and Marc Lopez in Monaco.

Employment News

Aeronautical Development Agency, Bangalore www.ada.gov.in invites applications for Project Assistant 01 post Refer website or Employment News dated 25-31 March 2017...

INTERNATIONAL INDIAN FILM ACADEMY AWARDS 2016

The 2016 IIFA Awards, officially known as the 17th International Indian Film Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the International Indian Film Academy honouring the best Hindi films of 2015, took place on 25 June 2016. The official ceremony took place on 25 June 2016 in IFEMA, Madrid, Spain.

Best FilmBajrangi Bhaijaan
Best DirectionSanjay Leela Bhansali for Bajirao Mastani
Best ActorRanveer Singh for Bajirao Mastani
Best ActressDeepika Padukone for Piku
Best Actor in a Supporting RoleAnil Kapoor for Dil Dhadakne Do
Best Actress in a Supporting RolePriyanka Chopra for Bajirao Mastani
Best Male DebutVicky Kaushal for Masaan
Best Female DebutBhumi Pednekar for Dum Laga Ke Haisha
Best Performance in a Comic RoleDeepak Dobriyal for Tanu Weds Manu Returns
Best Performance in a Negative RoleDarshan Kumar for NH10
Best StoryJuhi Chaturvedi for Piku
IIFA Award for Woman of the YearPriyanka Chopra
Best Music DirectionAmaal Mallik, Meet Bros Anjjan, Ankit Tiwari for Roy
Best LyricsVarun Grover for Dum Laga Ke Haisha
Best Male Playback SingerPapon for Moh Moh Ke Dhaage, Dum Laga Ke Haisha
Best Female Playback SingerMonali Thakur for Moh Moh Ke Dhaage, Dum Laga Ke Haisha
Best Action Sham Kaushal for Bajirao Mastani
Best Special Effects Prasad Sutar for Bajirao Mastani
Best Choreography Remo D'Souza for Bajirao Mastani
Best Cinematography Sudeep Chatterjee for Bajirao Mastani
Best Costume Design Anju Modi & Maxima Basu for Bajirao Mastani
Best DialogueJuhi Chaturvedi for Piku
Best Editing A. Sreekar Prasad for Talvar
Best Screenplay Kabir Khan & Parveez Shaikh for Bajrangi Bhaijaan

Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana

Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) is designed to provide continuous power supply to the entire rural India. The scheme was launched under leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi in November 2014 announcing that "the government had decided to electrify 18,452 unelectrified villages within 1000 days, by May 1, 2018. It is one of the key initiatives of Government of India and a flagship programmes of the Ministry of Power. The DDUGJY can benefit rural households significantly as electricity is extremely vital for growth and development of the country. The scheme will replace the existing Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY) but features of RGGVY have been subsumed in the new scheme of DDUGJY and the unspent amount of RGGVY will be carried forward to DDUGJY. The scheme is one of the flagship programmes of the Power Ministry (MoP) and will facilitate 24x7 supply of electricity. Source:India.Gov.in

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What are the Child Rights?

Who is a Child? Article 1 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child says, a child means every human being below the age of eighteen years unless under the law applicable to the child, majority is attained earlier. What is the Convention on the Rights of the Child? The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, often referred to as CRC or UNCRC, is an international convention setting out the civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of children. Nations that ratify this international convention are bound by it by international law. The Convention- on the Rights of the Child defines basic rights of children covering multiple needs and issues. India endorsed it on December 11, 1992. Following are a few rights in the immediate purview. The right to Education: 50% of Indian children aged 6-18 do not go to school Dropout rates increase alarmingly in class III to V, its 50% for boys, 58% for girls. The right to Expression: Every child has a right to e ...

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History of Indian Cinema

India's first film "Raja Harischandra", a silent movie was first screened at Bombay's (Mumbai) Coronation Theater on May 3, 1913. It was made by Dadasaheb Phalke, the father of Indian Cinema. It was Phalke who introduced India to world cinema at a time when working in films was restricted by social customs. After the success of his film 'Raja Harishchandra', several filmmakers in Bombay and Madras began making silent films. By the mid 1920s, Madras had become the epicenter for all film related activities. Raghupathi Venkaiah Naidu, S S Vasan, A V Meiyappan set up production houses in Madras to shoot Telugu and Tamil films. The silent era came to an end when Ardeshir Irani produced his first talkie, 'Alam Ara' in 1931. If Phalke was the father of Indian cinema, Irani was the father of the talkie. The talkies changed the face of Indian cinema. Apart from looks, the actors not only needed a commanding voice but also singing skills, as music became a defining element in Indian cinema. The ...

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Career Scope in Advertising Industry

Advertising world has led to the emergence of many new roles within the advertising profession. In the new edge of ad world, advertising goes beyond its conventional approach. For the non-conventional and conventional advertising approach, Industry requires well groomed people who can develop innovative and creative new idea. Flexibility and competence is must for the industry as the Ad World is highly creative as well as dynamic. Advertising careers are diverse and can run across a variety of departments, offering positions in the fields of creative departments, production, media, and research. The ultimate goal is to meet the client’s goals of increasing sales as much as possible. Public relations services are often involved with businesses, governments, and institutions and can help them make effective decisions. Students of an advertising school may choose to pursue a career as a: Advertising Media PlannerMedia ResearcherCreative DepartmentCopywriter/IllustratorAccount PlanningPr ...

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