Government suggests activities for promoting Sindhi language

The government has mooted the development of the e-learning curriculum in Sindhi and the uploading of rare books in the national e-library in an attempt to promote the language, an official statement said Thursday.

Save Braj Bhasha from extinction, demand scholars, artistes

Under a combined onslaught of Hindi and English, the popular local dialect Braj Bhasha, identified with Lord Krishna and his beloved Radha, is facing extinction.

Festival on Indian languages begins in Delhi

Bringing together authors and translators across languages and borders, the Samanvay festival began in the national capital Thursday.

Festival on Indian languages begins in Delhi

Bringing together authors and translators across languages and borders, the Samanvay festival began in the national capital Thursday.

Google launches alliance to promote Indian languages

Ensuring greater reach of internet in the country, Google Monday announced alliance with industry partners to form the Indian Language Internet Alliance (ILIA), a group committed to promote the growth of Indic-language content online.

Entrants for Khushwant Singh prize for poetry announced

Five poetry books have been shortlisted for the inaugural Khushwant Singh Memorial Prize for poetry, to promote the genre across all Indian languages, organisers said Monday.

Varsity to help protect India`s endangered dialects

Linguists from across the nation will help in studying and preserving India`s endangered languages at the Viswa Bharati University (VBU) in West Bengal.

Google to create android applications in Indian languages

Google Wednesday said it will host a two-day workshop in Bangalore later this week focused on designing and creating android applications in Indian languages.

South Africa`s Mxit plans rollout in 11 Indian languages

South African mobile instant messaging service Mxit, launched in India a fortnight ago, plans to rollout its service in 11 regional Indian languages within the next six months.

Delhi to host Indian Languages Festival

Conversations over oral literature, media and translations, poetry performances, folk art, stand-up comedy, theatre and cultural evenings - Samanvay IHC Indian Languages Festival will host these in a four-day event, beginning here Oct 24.

Konkani speakers in Goa decreasing, says Parrikar

The number of people speaking Konkani, Goa`s official language, is decreasing, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said.

Access Facebook in 8 Indian languages from mobile phones

India is second largest market for the social networking
website after United States.

Google now supports five more Indian languages

Google announced expansion of its translation services to include-Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Tamil & Telugu.

Now, songs in 4 more languages at Sabarimala

The decision was taken by the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB), which manages the temple, in view of Sabarimala becoming an important pilgrim centre and attracting devotees from all parts of the country, a TDB release said.

Britain to allow those who know Indian languages to be jury

Inability to know English would no longer be a hindrance to be a jury in UK.

Arrested Taliban operative speaks many Indian languages

An Afghan national with links to the Taliban continues to shock police officials in Bihar`s Purnia jail.

Microsoft to release Indian languages software soon

Microsoft India Development
Centre (MSIDC) is all set to release the Indian languages
transliteration software that will allow users to type Indian
language words using the regular keyboard.

Net gets a desi flavour with Web names in Indian languages

Imagine accessing Internet in your
mother tongue. It is possible now with the international body,
which manages domain names allowing use of seven Indian
languages in Web addresses.

Now, all Indian languages in cyberspace: The Hindu

The Centre for Development and Advance Computing hit a significant milestone on Tuesday in its journey to bridge the digital divide in India.