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Microsoft's Bing accused of Chinese-language censorship

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 16:25

Microsoft's search engine Bing appears to be heavily censoring its Chinese-language search results across the globe as well as inside China, a cyber-monitoring group said today.

Britain uncovers student visa scam

Last Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014, 20:35

An undercover probe found widespread cheating and fraud within the UK`s student visa system which allows about 200,000 foreigners into the country annually, prompting the government to suspend the crucial English language tests.

UK minister on India visit to launch new English campaign

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 21:11

A British minister will visit India this week to enhance bilateral partnership on education and skill development, especially English language training.

Spain`s Princess Cristina charged with tax fraud, money-laundering

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 16:08

After a lengthy investigation a Spanish judge charged Princess Cristina - younger daughter of King Juan Carlos - with tax fraud and money laundering, possibly paving the way to an unprecedented trial of a member of the royal family.

Airtel pre-paid users can access Facebook in 9 local languages

Last Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013, 14:15

Bharti Airtel will offer free access to social networking site Facebook in nine regional Indian languages to its prepaid customers across the country for a limited period, the company said Friday.

Discovery of hyoid bone in Neanderthals’ suggest they could speak like humans

Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 14:26

A new study conducted on Neanderthal fossil unearthed in 1989 suggest that they had ability to speak like humans.

Nelson Mandela memorial interpreter admitted to psychiatric hospital

Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 17:34

The sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela memorial, who had blamed his gibberish act on Schizophrenia, has been admitted into a psychiatric hospital, said reports.

Nelson Mandela memorial `signer` rubbishes murder claims

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 01:22

An allegedly bogus sign language interpreter hired for a Nelson Mandela memorial service addressed by the likes of Barack Obama, Monday dismissed media claims he had faced murder charges in the past.

Software in Urdu language launched

Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 23:15

"Till the time we don't bring international standards in Urdu language tools, use it for chat or the way we use language for any other modern technology, it will not be valuable for kids," Sibal said while launching the software.

Demand for Sambalpuri-Koshali as second language of Odisha

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 20:44

Demanding quick steps to include Sambalpuri-Koshali, the lingua franca of ten western Odisha districts, in the 8th Schedule of the Constitution and to make it the second language of the state, an organisation fighting for the cause today said dilly-dallying on the issue is sparking agitation and resentment among the people.

Sunny Leone gets lessons in Marathi

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 20:06

Sunny Leone has been brushing up her Hindi skills, but her "Jackpot" co-star Sachiin Joshi also recently taught her a word or two in Marathi.

EC warns political parties of action for using abusive language

Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 22:46

The EC has taken a serious note of the "plummeting" levels of political discourse during the ongoing assembly polls in five states.