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Come March, new Tamil dictionaries are likely to hit the stands

Three dictionaries — contemporary Tamil dictionary, students' literary Tamil dictionary, and a dictionary of Tamil equivalents for words from other languages will be launched by March 2019

Published on 26th December 2018
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Not caste, creed, colour or religion: India's youth now engaged in learning more languages

According to recently released census data, 52 per cent of India's urban youth are now bilingual and 18 per cent of them speaks three languages

Published on 22nd November 2018
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Speaking native tongue at home boosts IQ in bilingual children

The researchers say that native languages should be practised at home through 'meaningful communication'

Published on 24th August 2018
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O Foundation and National Geographic set out to document endangered languages before they are lost forever 

Even after they finish their work with National Geographic, the OFDN team will continue documenting endangered languages 

Published on 25th August 2018
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Death of democracy: JNU Students Union barred from academic council for 'abusing' VC

The students have been issued a notice stating that they are under "enquiry" for using abusive languages against the VC

Published on 11th July 2018
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State Institute of Languages through its 'look beyond Kerala' programme is taking its books beyond in a bid to promote reading

The State Institute of Languages, which functions under the Cultural Affairs Department, was established on September 16, 1968

Published on 30th June 2018
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Here is how LawSkills's lessons in Tamil can help lawyers and non-lawyers alike

Known for creating a niche in online law learning, LawSkills.in has now embarked into regional languages for a wider reach

Published on 24th May 2018
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Madurai eye hospital and Mindtree Foundation create special app for children with special needs

Now available only in English, in the coming days the application will be able to digitally read and convert text into 23 Indian languages

Published on 23rd March 2018
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Matribhasha Diwas: Celebrate your mother tongue in colleges, UGC tells students

Following in the footsteps of the UNESCO, UGC has declared February 21 as 'Matribhasha Diwas' and has directed Universities to conduct activities to celebrate diverse languages

Published on 21st February 2018
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JNU prioritises Sanskrit Chair as other languages struggle for space and funds, allege faculty

The Heads of various other chairs have said that while the Centre provides funds for the Sanskrit Chair, other languages have been asked to request for these funds from their respective States

Published on 19th February 2018
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Twitter has an exclusive emoji for 69th Republic Day and it is set to bring smile to your face

The Republic Day emoji is available in 9 languages and live from now until Monday, January 29, 2018

Published on 24th January 2018
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I have to be careful: Sudha Murty on writing about mythology in today's India

Sudha Murty has held her own and made her mark as a philanthropist, teacher and an author over the years. She speaks about books, movies and languages

 

Published on 18th November 2017
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Baby Talk is a real thing! Mothers change voice quality when talking to babies and it helps them learn languages easily

Researchers say that the shift in the timbre of mother's voice helps the toddlers to learn languages quickly beside having several other benefits

Published on 15th October 2017
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Foreign languages to not be an option under the three-language formula from 2018, HRD ministry tells CBSE

Students opting for languages like German will have to apply for it as their fourth language and can only choose from languages specified under the Eighth Schedule of the Indian Constitution

Published on 8th October 2017
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West Bengal and Tamil Nadu students got different NEET question papers: MPs in Rajya Sabha

Raising the issue during the Zero Hour, Derek O'Brien of the TMC said that until 2013, the English question paper for common medical entrance used to be translated into regional languages

Published on 24th July 2017

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