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FTII Announces New Course in Film Criticism and the Art of Review

FTII Announces New Course in Film Criticism and the Art of Review

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Anant Kumar /STI Correspondent  PUNE :   Breaking yet another new ground, Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Pune has announced, for the first time, a course in Film Criticism and the Art of Review. The 20-day Course would be conducted from 28th May to 19th June, 2019 in Delhi in association with Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), Delhi. Talking about the course, Shri Bhupendra Kainthola, Director, FTII, said that it meets a long-standing demand of cinema critics, film reviewers, film bloggers, research scholars, film academics and just about anyone who has more than ordinary interest in cinema. He added that one needs to know how to ‘read’ a film in order to review it, the tools for which will be provided through this course. The course would be helmed by Bhop
PM Modi to interact with Students & Teachers in “Pariksha Pe Charcha 2.0”

PM Modi to interact with Students & Teachers in “Pariksha Pe Charcha 2.0”

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Another exciting edition of “Pariksha Pe Charcha 2.0” on 29th January, 2019 in Talkatora Stadium New Delhi An online competition organized from 7th January to 17th January, 2019 for interaction with Prime Minister during “Pariksha Pe Charcha 2.0” Tejaswi/STI Correspondent NEW DELHI : Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will be interacting with a cross section of Students, Teachers and Parents for another exciting edition - Pariksha Pe Charcha 2.0 at Talkatora Stadium, New Delhi on 29th January’19. Salient features of “Pariksha Pe Charcha 2.0”- It is a unique interaction where students, parents, teachers and Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi will come together to discuss issues relating to exam life and stress connected with that. An online competition has been organized from 7th J
55 Awards Presented to Youth with Disabilities at Global IT Summit

55 Awards Presented to Youth with Disabilities at Global IT Summit

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 Fayza Putri, Adila from Indonesia won the ‘Global IT Leader Award’ Three day event of ‘Global it Challenge for Youth with Disabilities 2018’ Concluded Thaawarchand Gehlot Calls Upon Nations to Enhance Skill of Youth with Disabilities Suvash Choudhary  NEW DELHI : The three day event of the “Global IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities, 2018” concluded in the presence of  Thaawarchand Gehlot, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment here today. It was organised by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD), Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment in association with Rehabilitation International Korea and their associated partner LG Electronics from 9th to 11th November, 2018. Thaawarchand Gehlot, and other dignitaries from Korea, India and E
100 Youth with Disabilities of 18 Countries Participate in Global IT Summit

100 Youth with Disabilities of 18 Countries Participate in Global IT Summit

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NEW DELHI : Around 100 youth with disabilities (visual disability, hearing disability, locomotor disability and intellectual disability/developmental disorder) from 18 countries namely, India, Indonesia, China, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Mongolia, Cambodia, Laos, Philippines, Korea, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, UK and UAE are participating in the “Global IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities, 2018” here today. This three day event was inaugurated by the Minister of State for Social Justice & Empowerment, Shri Krishan Pal Gurjar yesterday. It event is organised by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD), Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment in association with Rehabilitation International Korea and their associated partner L
PM Narendra Modi Awarded the 2018 Seoul Peace Prize

PM Narendra Modi Awarded the 2018 Seoul Peace Prize

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It is for the Recognition of his Dedication to Improving International Cooperation The Committee also Credited PM Modi for his Contribution Towards Regional and Global Peace NEW DELHI : The Seoul Peace Prize Committee has decided to confer the 2018 Seoul Peace Prize on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in recognition of his dedication to improving international cooperation, raising global economic growth, accelerating the Human Development of the people of India by fostering economic growth in the world's fastest growing large economy and furthering the development of democracy through anti-corruption and social integration efforts. While awarding the 2018 Seoul Peace Prize, the Award Committee recognized Prime Minister Modi's contributions to the growth of the Indian and global economies...
Cabinet Approves Scheme for IIS At Different Locations in the Country

Cabinet Approves Scheme for IIS At Different Locations in the Country

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All Will be in Public Private Partnership Modes NEW DELHI :  The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the for setting up of Indian Institute of Skills(IISs) at different locations across the country in Public Private Partnership (PPP), which will be explored for promotion of IIS at selected locations based on demand and available infrastructure. Benefits: The setting up of IISs shall augment the global competitiveness of key sectors of Indian economy by providing high quality skill training, applied research education and a direct and meaningful connection with industry. It will provide opportunity to aspiring youth across the country to have access to highly skilled training, and enhance the scope of accountability through its linkage with industry and global
ASI Permits Photography of Centrally Protected Monuments & Sites

ASI Permits Photography of Centrally Protected Monuments & Sites

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NEW DELHI :  The Archaeological Survey of India, an organisation under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India, in an order issued today, decided to allow photography within the premises of all centrally protected monuments/sites (except 3). However, the 3 monuments/sites in which the photography would not be permitted are Ajanta Caves and LehPalace having paintings, and Mausoleum of Taj Mahal, Agra. The above comes in the wake of the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi observing in his Speech at the Inaugural Event of ‘Dharohar Bhawan’ in New Delhi today that Space Technology in the modern era has developed to such an extent that one can photograph even minute objects from far off distances, and in this background , it is indeed ironical to restrict the tourists/visitors from taking pho
India Smart Cities Fellowship for Research in Digital Transaction

India Smart Cities Fellowship for Research in Digital Transaction

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India Smart Cities Fellowship (ISCF) and Internship (ISCI) Program Launched To Provide Opportunity to Youth to Work In the Domain of Urban Planning and Governance Smart Cities Digital Payments Awards 2018 Launched to Reward Cities at the Forefront of Digital Payments ‘Citiis’ Challenge Announced to Select Innovative Smart City Projects for Financial Support and Foreign Technical Assistance Local Area Plan (Lap) & Town Planning Scheme (Tps) To Be Implemented In 25 Cities on Pilot Basis for Fast Resolution of Area Based Infrastructure Issues New Delhi : Sh. Hardeep S Puri, MoS(I/C), Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has stated that Smart cities fellowship and internship program will provide the youth an opportunity to experience the aspects of Urban planning and governance.
Government Declares 6 Educational ‘Institutions of Eminence , IIT Bengluru on Top

Government Declares 6 Educational ‘Institutions of Eminence , IIT Bengluru on Top

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Government declares 6 educational ‘Institutions of Eminence’ ; 3 Institutions from Public Sector and 3 from Private Sector shortlisted Each ‘Public Institution’ selected as ‘Institution of Eminence’ will get financial assistance up to Rs. 1000 Crore over a period of five years The landmark decision will help the selected Institutions to become World Class Educational Institutions: Shri Prakash Javadekar New Delhi :. The Government has shortlisted Six Institutions of Eminence (IoEs) including 3 from Public Sector and 3 from Private Sector. An Empowered Expert Committee (EEC) in its report recommended selection of 6 institutions (3 from public sector and 3 from private sector) as Institutions of Eminence. The details of these Institutions are as under: Public Sector: (i) Indian Insti