FTII, Canon - General awareness questions on current affairs

1)   Bhupendra Kainthola an Indian Information Service officer has been appointed as the new director of which organisation?

a. Press Information Bureau
b. Film and Television Institute of India
c. Doordarshan
d. None of the above
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Film and Television Institute of India

Explanation:
An Indian Information Service officer of 1989 batch, Bhupendra Kainthola has been appointed as the new director of Film and Television Institute of India. Earlier, PIB director Prashant Bathrobe was the caretaker for this post.

  • Kainthola holds a Masters in International Relations from University of Mumbai


2)   Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has nominated which members on the FTII society?

a. Satish Shah
b. Bhawana Somaaya
c. Brijendra Pal Singh
d. All of the above
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: All of the above

Explanation:
The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has nominated Shri Satish Shah and Ms. Bhawana Somaaya as members of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Society in the category of “persons of eminence connected with Films and Television Education, Journalism, Literature, Fine Arts, Dramatics, Performing Arts, etc”. Shri Brijendra Pal Singh has also been nominated as member of FTII Society in the category of “alumni of FTII”.