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India cannot progress without Hindi, says M Venkaiah Naidu

The minister's comment comes in the backdrop of apprehensions being expressed by the people, especially in the southern states over the usage of Hindi language.

 

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh for teaching english at primary level in govt schools

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday said that english should be taught at primary level along with Punjabi as the main language in government schools to help their students compete with those studying in private schools.

'Half Girlfriend' might start debate on knowing one's language, feels Arjun Kapoor

'Half Girlfriend' might start debate on knowing one's language, feels Arjun Kapoor

The novel divulges the sentiments and linguistic struggles of a backward rural Bhojpuri-laced Hindi-speaking boy from Bihar as he enrols himself at an English-medium college and falls in love with a "high class English-speaking rich Delhi girl". 

Hindi Medium TRAILER out! Irrfan Khan, Saba Qamar starrer hits out at the big 'language prejudice' in our country

Hindi Medium TRAILER out! Irrfan Khan, Saba Qamar starrer hits out at the big 'language prejudice' in our country

Versatile actor Irrfan Khan is once again back with a bang to entertain the audiences with his impeccable style and class in 'Hindi Medium'. The film has been directed by Saket Chaudhary and will hit the screens on May 12, 2017.

PM Narendra Modi greets nation on occasion of Ram Navami

PM Narendra Modi greets nation on occasion of Ram Navami

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Ram Navami.

CBSE may make three languages mandatory and foreign language be treated as 'elective'

CBSE may make three languages mandatory and foreign language be treated as 'elective'

By 2020, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) may make mandatory three languages for Class-X board examination and foreign language might be treated as fourth and "elective".

Good grasp of native language may improve English skills

Good grasp of native language may improve English skills

Pre-schoolers experience significant improvements in their English skills when they have a good grasp of their mother-tongue or native language, according to a new study.

Newspapers fail to hit stands in Kashmir Valley for second day

Newspapers fail to hit stands in Kashmir Valley for second day

 Local newspapers failed to hit the stands for the second day in curfew-bound Kashmir after the government's alleged "clampdown" on the media.

So you think you know English perfectly? Try this quiz

So you think you know English perfectly? Try this quiz

We all speak the language English and believe it to be fairly an easy one. But, wait before you make any judgment about your knowledge skills related to one of the most difficult languages. Yes! You will be really surprised to know that all of us have been using several words wrongly.

'Coz weak English is crime' this hilarious video will explain you why

'Coz weak English is crime' this hilarious video will explain you why

Being pretentious is the in thing and no one can match us Indians when it comes to aping the West to impress others.

Communicating crucial data? Use of English language unsafe: Report

Communicating crucial data? Use of English language unsafe: Report

The report further mentioned that cyber-attackers have now become more fierce, smarter and bolder where cyber-attacks are concerned and are gaining momentum on a global basis.  

TerraTalk app can correct students' English pronounciation, grammar!

TerraTalk app can correct students' English pronounciation, grammar!

TerraTalk, wants to help English learners with a new app that promises to correct their pronunciation and grammar, says a report.

Muslim women may be deported if they fail English test, says UK PM David Cameron

Muslim women may be deported if they fail English test, says UK PM David Cameron

Some migrants to Britain who cannot pass an English test within 2-1/2 years of arriving may not be allowed to stay, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday in a move aimed at fostering greater integration by Muslim women.

How polyglot Petr Cech helps in Arsenal's defensive success?

How polyglot Petr Cech helps in Arsenal's defensive success?

The Czech goal-keeper simultaneously communicates with the Arsenal defence in English, French and Spanish.

Court language is English: SC

The plea was for amending the provisions of the Constitution to make Hindi the official language in the Supreme Court.

Neville won''t get lost in translation at Valencia

Neville won''t get lost in translation at Valencia

 Gary Neville`s lack of Spanish will not be a problem when he takes charge of Valencia from Sunday as there are plenty of players who speak reasonable English, according to interim coach Salvador Gonzalez.

Nagaland postpones Class IX final exams

Nagaland postpones Class IX final exams

The Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE) has postponed and rescheduled Class-IX final examination in the state.

Pope Francis studied English ''diligently'' for US visit

Pope Francis spent the summer "diligently" studying English ahead of his five-day visit to the US, the Vatican secretariat of its third in command, Monsignor Angelo Becciu said.

DNA: Is Hindi losing its importance to English?

Every year, 14th September is celebrated as Hindi diwas. Today, English language has completely overshadowed Hindi. So, is Hindi losing its importance to English?

IGNOU to provide English course through Nokia ph

To integrate modern tech, IGNOU would provide certificate prog in Eng through Nokia`s Ovi Life Tools.