Jammu and Kashmir's Lt Governor Manoj Sinha inaugurated multipurpose cinema halls in Pulwama and Shopian districts on Sunday.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that playing national anthem before screening movies in cinema halls is not mandatory. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said this while modifying its November 2016 order by which the apex court had made the playing of national anthem in cinemas mandatory.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Centre to take a call on playing of the national anthem in public places, including cinema halls. The Centre may modify the wording of its November 2016 order on the issue so that cinema halls ‘may’ instead of ‘shall’ play the national anthem before the start […]
Indian judiciary is going through its worst ever crisis. And the crisis predates the initiation of impeachment proceedings against Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra by a clutch of Opposition parties led by the Congress. That all is not well in the highest echelons of the judiciary had become abundantly clear at least two […]
Bhubaneswar: The Twin City Commissionerate Police today issued notices to five cinema halls in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack asking them to stop screening of movies for allegedly running shows without licences. As per reports, Swati, Stutee, Maharaja and Keshari cinema halls in Bhubaneswar and Brundaban in Cuttack have allegedly not obtained no-objection certificates (NOC) from the […]
Bhubaneswar: In view of the rapid spread of deadly coronavirus in the country, Odisha government on Friday ordered that all cinema halls and educational institutions including schools and colleges will be closed till March 31, 2020. The government also announced shutting down of all the public swimming pools in the State till March 31 in […]
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Sunday extended the nationwide lockdown for two more weeks till May 31 to contain the spread of Covid-19 in the country. The ministry has issued revised guidelines to be implemented from Monday and shall remain in force till May 31. Here are the activities that are […]
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced that all jatras, plays, OATs, cinemas and all musical, dance, recital and magic shows would be allowed to function with 50 participants or less from October 1. “To return to normalcy, jatras, plays, OATs, cinemas and all musical, dance, recital and magic shows shall be allowed to […]
New Delhi/ Bhubaneswar: As the fourth phase of lockdown is all set to end in two days, people are now eyeing more relaxations and opening up of more activities in the month of October. Unlock-5, perhaps the fifth phase of opening of the economy and other activities, will start from October 1. The Ministry of […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Thursday issued its Unlock-5 guidelines for the month of October. As per the order, cinema halls are going to remain shut till October 31, 2020 contrary to centre’s order to open the same with 50% seating capacity from October 15. Social, political, sports, entertainment, academic, cultural, religious functions and other large […]
New Delhi: After seven months of shut down due to COVID-19, cinema halls will reopen on October 15 with 50 per cent capacity and one-seat distance between the viewers, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said Tuesday. “Cinema halls are shut for last seven months. They are now opening from October 15. For safety of […]
Bhubaneswar: The movie lovers have something to cheer as cinema halls and movie theatres are all set to reopen in Odisha from January 8 after the State government has given a go ahead with conditions of strict Covid guidelines. The halls will reopen in some places including Cuttack and Bhubaneswar in the State, sources said. […]
Bhubaneswar: Cinema halls, theatres and multiplexes reopened in Odisha on Friday after a gap of over nine months due to closure in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic restrictions. As per the standard operating procedure (SOP) issued by the State government halls are allowed to intake with 50 per cent seating capacity. Several cinema theatres in […]
New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Prakash Javdekar has released the revised Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for film exhibition in view of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. With 100% occupancy being allowed in theatres from February 1, digital booking of tickets and staggered show timings will be encouraged in an attempt to contain the spread of […]