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Need to change the perception that Hindi speaking people are illiterate: Naqvi

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 14:00

As the Narendra Modi-led government continues to receive flak from different quarters over its directive asking the central government employees to use Hindi while posting tweets or messages on social media, senior BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Friday stressed on promoting the national language.

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Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 20:57

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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.

Not against English, but Hindi should be working language: Mulayam Singh Yadav

Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 00:11

Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav said he was not against English language, but wanted that it was not used for official work so that people do not have any problem in understanding.

`Abolish dominance of English language in higher courts`

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 05, 2013, 22:56

Social activist Swami Agnivesh appealed to the President and the PM to abolish the practice of compulsory usage of English language in higher courts.

Wikipedia `losing English-language editors`

Last Updated: Saturday, January 05, 2013, 16:51

Wikipedia has lost many of its English-language editors in the past 5 years, which is crippling its ability to keep pace with its mission to be an online source of knowledge, a study has revealed.

CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan lashes out against English language

Last Updated: Sunday, November 11, 2012, 17:41

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has strongly opposed the English language by saying that it was necessary to exorcise its ghost.

‘Have English language exam for IFS aspirants’

Last Updated: Thursday, October 04, 2012, 14:39

A separate entrance exam must be held for aspiring Indian Foreign Service (IFS) personnel to test language proficiency, says veteran diplomat Prem K. Budhwar.

Young women pushing evolution of English language

Last Updated: Thursday, December 22, 2011, 13:13

Young women are leading the world in the changing style of storytelling, a new study has claimed.

UK to test EU doctors for English language skills

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 04, 2011, 21:10

Some EU doctors with poor grasp of English, who were working in the NHS, could not diagnose patients correctly.

Pearson eyes partnerships with education entities for language tests

Last Updated: Sunday, August 28, 2011, 15:36

Diversified group Pearson is looking for partnerships to expand the reach of its English language tests in the fast-growing Indian education sector.