After BJP, AIADMK mocks at Karunanidhi's jibe against Hindi

After BJP, AIADMK mocks at Karunanidhi's jibe against Hindi

A day after BJP hit out at DMK chief M Karunanidhi for criticising the Central government's 'linguistic and cultural chauvinism' in promoting Sanksrit and Hindi, AIADMK on Sunday mocked at the nonagenarian leader-led party for using Hindi during elections.

Facebook adds Hindi transliteration feature on Android app!

Facebook adds Hindi transliteration feature on Android app!

When the app setting is turned on, a button is added to the bar where you type updates and comments, which automatically transliterates Roman characters to Devanagari script.

Govt favours making mother tongue medium of instruction in schools

Government on Thursday favoured making mother tongue Medium of Instruction (MoI) up to high school even as it underlined the need for promotion of Hindi.

Varun Dhawan to voice 'Captain America' in Hindi

Varun Dhawan to voice 'Captain America' in Hindi

Varun Dhawan is all set to lend his voice to Chris Evans' Captain America in the Hindi version of 'Captain America: Civil War'.

DoT to make mandatory for mobiles to support local languages

DoT to make mandatory for mobiles to support local languages

The Department of Telecom (DoT) is likely to come out with regulations in 3-4 months that will make it mandatory for mobile phones to support Hindi and at least one regional language.

Japanese student spotted cleaning garbage in Delhi

Yumi, a Japanese student, who came to Delhi to learn Hindi, was spotted cleaning garbage in the country's capital. This girl was was also accompanied by her friends as they cleaned the garbage off of public places.

Establish Hindi's supremacy in MEA: Sushma Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj on Sunday said that she wanted to see that the "supremacy" of Hindi over English is established in her ministry.

RTI online portal to be converted in Hindi: Govt

A website meant for filing of RTI applications will be converted into Hindi language as well, the government said on Monday.

Baidu updates its Android app store in Hindi

China's leading Internet search providing firm Baidu on Monday launched an updated version of its third-party Android app store - MoboMarket 3.0 - in Hindi to cater to the growing Indian user-base.

Hindi largest speaking Indian language in US

Hindi has emerged as the largest Indian language spoken in the US, with nearly 6.5 lakh people speaking it.

Hindi atlas on Mars Orbiter Mission released

 Union minister Jitendra Singh on Monday released the first-ever Hindi atlas on Mars Orbiter Mission and said the language could help spread awareness on space missions in the country.

White House launches anti-bullying campaign in Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu

The White House has teamed up with a Sikh and an Asia Pacific community group to launch a public awareness campaign to address bullying in six languages including Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu.

Students to be allowed to take engineering exam in Hindi in MP

The MPTED has decided to conduct examination of engineering papers too in Hindi.

Few takers for Hindi in DU, teachers petition HRD to make it compulsory

Concerned about the dwindling number of students opting for Hindi in Delhi University, a section of teachers have petitioned the HRD ministry to make the language compulsory again.

HC seeks govt explanation on 'extra chance' to civil services aspirants

The Allahabad High Court has expressed dissatisfaction with the Centre's explanation on the "extra chance" given this year to those civil services aspirants who did not appear in the exams in 2011 on account of the agitation against CSAT which is said to have put Hindi medium candidates at a disadvantage.

Wrong to say 'Hindi' confined to particular region: MoS PMO

  It will be a gross error fraught with long term implications if an impression is allowed to perpetuate that Hindi is confined only to a particular religion or region as a medium of communication, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said here on Wednesday.

Wrong to say 'Hindi' confined to particular region: MoS PMO

  It will be a gross error fraught with long term implications if an impression is allowed to perpetuate that Hindi is confined only to a particular religion or region as a medium of communication, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said here on Wednesday.

Hindi a link between ancient civilisation & modernity: Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee today described Hindi as a link between the country's ancient civilisation and modern progress and hoped that it will soon get recognition as the official language of the United Nations.

Include Hindi as official languages in UN: India

Hindi should be included as an official language in the United Nations by garnering support from member nations, as was done for the International Yoga Day, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said here on Saturday.

Hindi must get official language status at UN, says Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday pushed for making Hindi one of the official languages of the United Nations as he lamented that Hindi could not get its desired place in India probably due to regional politics.