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Hindi fourth most spoken language in world: Harsh Vardhan

Hindi fourth most spoken language in world: Harsh Vardhan

"Hindi ... (is) the fourth most spoken language of the world. Wish everyone on Hindi Day," he tweeted. 

Sep 14, 2017, 14:10 PM IST
Babies start learning language in the womb: Study

Babies start learning language in the womb: Study

Previous studies have demonstrated this by measuring changes in babies' behaviour - for example, by measuring whether babies change the rate of sucking on a pacifier when the speech changes from one language to a different language with different rhythmic properties.

Jul 18, 2017, 16:25 PM IST

Centre not imposing any language on anyone: Naidu

Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday denied as incorrect the perception that the Centre is imposing Hindi language on others, maintaining that the government has only notified the recommendations of a parliamentary panel.

Apr 25, 2017, 00:57 AM IST

Learning foreign languages may sharpen our brain

Learning foreign languages enhances our brain's elasticity and its ability to code information, a study has found.

Sep 03, 2016, 18:30 PM IST
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.

Aug 18, 2016, 17:09 PM IST