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Indians should speak in their mother tongue more, less in English: Naidu

Indians should speak in their mother tongue more, less in English: Naidu

The Vice President said that Subbulakshmi`s music is immortal and everyone in this country was influenced and thrilled by her music. He said that music acquired a "divine dimension" when she lent her voice to various compositions.

Sep 19, 2017, 17:43 PM IST
Hindi Diwas: All about the love for books

Hindi Diwas: All about the love for books

On Hindi Diwas today, there is enough evidence to suggest that Hindi literature continues to be contemporary and relevant, notwithstanding the naysayers.

Sep 14, 2017, 13:39 PM IST
Delhi: 22-year-old brutally thrashed by 5 men for speaking in English, 3 held

Delhi: 22-year-old brutally thrashed by 5 men for speaking in English, 3 held

In yet another shocking incident, a 22-year-old man was allegedly thrashed by five men for speaking in fluent English with his friend. 

Sep 12, 2017, 08:25 AM IST

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.

 

Jun 24, 2017, 13:07 PM IST

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.

Apr 19, 2017, 22:10 PM IST
'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". 

Apr 10, 2017, 15:24 PM IST
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.

Apr 06, 2017, 17:40 PM IST
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.

Apr 04, 2017, 16:38 PM IST
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".

Feb 10, 2017, 14:19 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
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.

Jul 17, 2016, 14:04 PM IST
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!

May 26, 2016, 11:38 AM IST
'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.

May 21, 2016, 19:35 PM IST
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.  

Mar 20, 2016, 13:17 PM IST
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.

Feb 24, 2016, 18:07 PM IST
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.

Jan 18, 2016, 19:32 PM IST
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.

Jan 01, 2016, 18:11 PM IST

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.

Dec 07, 2015, 21:30 PM IST
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.

Dec 04, 2015, 21:11 PM IST
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.

Nov 22, 2015, 09:37 AM IST