Gulf cooperation council was originally formed by


Options: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates,    Second World Nations,    Third World Nations,    Fourth World Nations

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Film and TV institute of India is located at
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