The cinema body, which represents all the multiplex chains, including, PVR, INOX, and Cinepolis, said the sector directly employs more than two lakh people and provides employment to lakhs indirectly.
West Bengal govt announces Rs 2 lakh financial assistance for single screen theatres damaged in cyclone Amphan
The financial package was being given in response to an appeal by the apex body of the producers and distributors forum of eastern India in August.
South African movie theatres to resume operations from 28 August, five months after coronavirus-induced shutdown
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Ten sites from Vue's 97 UK cinemas — all of which shuttered in March due to the coronavirus pandemic — will reopen on 7 August, with tickets going on sale 30 July
Coronavirus Outbreak: China theatres to reopen with 30 percent occupancy in low-risk zones from 20 July
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Fire engulfs shopping mall in western Siberia: 37 dead, scores missing as 300 rescue personnel bring blaze under control
At least 37 people were killed when a fire ripped through a busy shopping centre in an industrial city in western Siberia, with scores more reported missing.
Supreme Court modifies 2016 National Anthem order; it's no longer compulsory to play it in cinema halls
The Supreme Court has modified its earlier order on the playing of National Anthem in cinema halls and has made it non-mandatory.
National Anthem debate: Forcing people to stand in cinema halls only instills fear, obfuscates democracy
If there is a need to play the national anthem before a movie, then it should be made mandatory before entering corporate and government offices, malls, parks and many other places where people meet and mingle.
Around 1,000 cinema houses in Tamil Nadu have cancelled screenings against the imposition of 30% local body tax apart from additional tariffs under the new GST regime.
The upper limit for movie ticket prices in Karnataka will now be Rs 200.
Supreme Court should have set an example by making the national anthem mandatory before all judicial proceedings instead of just limiting it to cinema goers
If standing up for the National Anthem in a theatre makes me a patriot, the Supreme Court is right. Bring it on.
The interim order of the Supreme Court of India in the National Anthem case is a mockery of the judicial process and the Constitution.
What kinds of standards are being set for patriotism? Don't the people collecting black money also stand up for the National Anthem?
A model law that allows shops, malls and other establishments to operate throughout the year received Cabinet approval today, which will give them the flexibility to open and shut at their convenience.
Local AIMIM MLA Imtiyaz Jaleel on Tuesday said national anthem need not be played in cinema halls as people go there for entertainment.