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There should be no imposition nor opposition to any language: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

Interacting with students from of a Karnataka school, who had returned recently after visiting NASA and other places in the US, Naidu stressed that India was blessed with many languages and asked students and teachers to give importance to promoting mother tongue, while learning other languages.

Sep 20, 2019, 15:59 PM IST

Hindi merely one of many languages in India, English takes us global. Happy Pongal!

Our crops are different, our festivals and new year celebrations fall on different dates and we speak different languages and follow different religions. It is time for sarkari babus to know that diversity is important for Indian unity.

Jan 15, 2019, 16:18 PM IST

Elderly Australian man speaks Bhojpuri; his command over Hindi will make your jaw drop - Watch

And the elderly Australian gentleman's fluency over Indian languages proves his fondness for our culture and tradition.

 

May 24, 2018, 06:48 AM IST

Need pragmatic policy to encourage mother tongue in school: Venkaiah Naidu

Calling languages as soul of society, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said that India should have a pragmatic policy to encourage mother tongues at early stages of school.

Oct 14, 2017, 19:32 PM IST

Oxford University Press launches English-English Assamese dictionary

The Oxford University Press (OUP) has launched Compact English-English Assamese dictionary here.

Jun 15, 2017, 13:04 PM IST

''India might become an educationally failed nation''

An Indian linguist and anthropologist who is globally revered for his work on dying languages, Ganesh Devy has researched and documented 780 living Indian languages.

Jun 08, 2017, 12:19 PM IST

Yahoo Mail Android App now available in seven new Indian languages

The updates include "Multi-Window View" with which users can use Yahoo Mail side-by-side with other apps.

Oct 26, 2016, 13:33 PM IST

Hilarious: Indian languages sound like musical instruments! This guy tells how – Watch

India is home to more than a thousand languages. And, each language sounds a bit unusual to the person who doesn't understand it. But, did you know these languages also sound like musical instruments? At least, this guy thinks so. His recent online video explains the same.

Aug 06, 2016, 12:40 PM IST

Tourism ministry launches infoline in 12 languages

The tourism ministry on Monday launched a round-the-clock toll-free infoline in 12 international languages for the benefit of both international and domestic tourists.

Feb 08, 2016, 22:08 PM IST

Shun 'colonised' mindset to conserve Sanskrit: Najma Heptulla

Sanskrit would have survived had it become language of commoners, Union minister Najma Heptulla noted here on Tuesday while asking people to shun their "colonised" mindset to conserve the country's oldest language.

Feb 02, 2016, 17:29 PM IST

UGC plans world's largest portal containing knowledge in all Indian languages

 The UGC, the apex body tasked with maintenance of standards in higher education, has proposed an "all-inclusive and interactive" portal, the largest internet language site in the world, where knowledge in all Indian languages will be collected and disseminated.

Nov 29, 2015, 12:55 PM IST

Twitter interface now available in six Indian languages

Twitter on Friday said it has added four more Indian languages in which the popular micro-blogging website can be used.

Jul 31, 2015, 22:23 PM IST

Twitter interface now available in six Indian languages

Twitter on Friday said it has added four more Indian languages in which the popular micro-blogging website can be used.

Jul 31, 2015, 21:21 PM IST

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.

Feb 19, 2015, 08:10 AM IST

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.

Feb 18, 2015, 08:26 AM IST

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.

Nov 07, 2014, 08:18 AM IST

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.

Nov 07, 2014, 08:18 AM IST

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.

Nov 03, 2014, 16:51 PM IST

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.

Oct 14, 2014, 08:20 AM IST

Voice search to see manifold growth in India: Google

Google, which offers voice-based search in 47 languages globally, also expects to roll out services in Indian regional languages in the future.

Jun 24, 2014, 18:23 PM IST