Chamberlain inspired by Henry, but seeks to play like Sneijder
Chamberlain inspired by Henry, but seeks to play like Sneijder

English mid-fielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who has been one of the brightest stars for Arsenal this season, Friday asserted that he was inspired by former French goal-poacher Thierry Henry while he was practicing alongside him during his stint with the club in 2012.

Uttarakhand CM launches pilot project to improve English skills

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Monday launched a pilot project named "Unnati" aimed at improving English communication skills among students of government-run secondary schools.

Translation row: UPSC puts up reference details online

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has put details of the methodology used in translation of questions from English to Hindi language on its website to help the candidates of various competitive examinations conducted by it.

Lame Liverpool become Basel`s latest victims

Liverpool became the latest English club to fall victim to FC Basel as the Swiss side triumphed 1-0 in their Champions League Group B clash at the St Jakob-Park on Wednesday.

India sets up language lab in Sri Lanka

Seeking to enhance education cooperation, India on Monday set up a language lab in Kandy, the second largest Sri Lankan city to help raise the general level of proficiency in English language.

Alleged match-fixing kingpin, Dan Tan challenges detention
Alleged match-fixing kingpin, Dan Tan challenges detention

A Singaporean businessman suspected of running a global football match-fixing syndicate has filed a legal challenge against his nearly year long detention without trial, officials confirmed Wednesday.

Scholes believes English clubs have chance to win CL post Real selling major players
Scholes believes English clubs have chance to win CL post Real selling major players

Manchester United legend Paul Scholes is of the opinion that Real Madrid has left themselves vulnerable to defend their Champions League title by selling midfielders Xabi Alonso andAngel Di Maria and opened the door to an English winner.

Hindi diwas: Is Hindi losing out to English?

Every year, 14th September is celebrated as Hindi diwas. On this day we ask an important question that has English language completely overshadowed Hindi and is speaking Hindi considered as indicator of low status

Hindi diwas: Is Hindi losing out to English?-Part 2

Every year, 14th September is celebrated as Hindi diwas. On this day we ask an important question that has English language completely overshadowed Hindi and is speaking Hindi considered as indicator of low status

Michael Chopra wants to be like Sachin Tendulkar in Indian football

Former English club Ipswich Town striker Michael Chopra has said that he wants to renounce his British citizenship and play for India and wants to be part of the legend of Sachin Tendulkar in Indian football.

HC declines to hear PIL against UPSC`s decision on preliminary examination

The Delhi High Court on Friday declined to hear a PIL against UPSC`s decision asking candidates not to answer questions in English Comprehensive section of the preliminary examination of the civil services to be held on August 24.

Plea over exclusion of English in civil service exam rejected

The Delhi High Court Wednesday refused to provide relief to a civil service aspirant challenging the decision of the UPSC asking candidates to leave questions unanswered in the English comprehensive section in the preliminary test.

English marks not be included for gradation: UPSC to aspirants

The marks of English Language Comprehension Skills, asked in second paper of civil services (preliminary) examination, will not be included for gradation, the government said on Saturday.

English, Hinglish: Indian filmmakers get experimental

Director Homi Adajania is set to bring to the table "Finding Fanny", an English language film with a cast of desi actors. The experiment is not new, but it stands a testimony to how the multiplex culture is allowing filmmakers to try new ways of attracting youth, say distributors.

Indians not speaking country`s languages is `painful`: Advani

LK Advani batted for promotion of Indian languages and said it was humiliating that while people of various countries spoke in their own language on foreign trips, Indians communicated in English.

UPSC row: PM Modi holds emergency meeting with Rajnath, Jitendra Singh

Soon after returning to India after a two-day visit to Nepal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday night met with senior ministers of NDA government like Rajnath Singh (Home), Arun Jaitley (Finance) and Jitendra Singh (MoS, Personnel) and got a briefing over the prolonged Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) issue, reports said.

Sky is the limit

With the job market set to expand in the sector, Sanchayan Bhattacharjee takes a look at aviation as a career option.

Madras High Court quashes circular permitting English in lower court orders

The Madras High Court bench here on Tuesday set aside a 1994 high court circular which permitted lower courts to write judgements in either English or Tamil.

Scots, English face off at Bannockburn battle once again

Scots and English met again on the battlefield today to mark 700 years since their legendary battle at Bannockburn, in an anniversary laden with symbolism three months before Scotland votes on whether to leave the UK.

Amnesty International launches app for activists in danger

Amnesty International has launched a new open source app called `Panic Button` to help activists facing imminent danger.