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Karnataka backtracks on decision to make Kannada compulsory for UG students after High Court's rap

Students who have already signed up for the course also get the opportunity to choose the language of their choice for studying instead of Kannada

Published on 24th January 2022
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To get government jobs in TN, you now need to clear mandatory Tamil exam via TNPSC

The announcement to make Tamil compulsory in all the competitive exams was earlier made by the state's Finance Minister Palanivel Thiaga Rajan on the floor of the Assembly

Published on 4th December 2021
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This youngster from Kochi who teaches Hebrew wishes to open his own language learning academy. Read to find more

In conversation with Thapan Santhosh, a sprightly young adult who has a particular fascination with languages

Published on 1st September 2021
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Uttar Pradesh to offer free virtual training in Sanskrit for students completely free of cost

According to a government spokesperson, doctors, engineers, businessmen, students or any person can take free training to speak, read and learn Sanskrit

Published on 6th July 2021
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English Blues: Is couple plural or is it incorrect? Here's what we found

In British English, it is very common to treat ‘couple’ as a plural noun and it is not incorrect to use a singular verb after ‘couple’

Published on 5th July 2021
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New book on South Asian history tells story of India through its languages

The 360-page "Wanderers, Kings, Merchants", priced at Rs 599, is presently available for sale on online and offline stores

Published on 18th April 2021
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Pakistan imposes Arabic learning in schools to create 'good Muslims', opposition parties oppose the bill

Pakistan People's Party leader Raza Rabbani has opposed the bill stating that "Faith should not be made the hostage to mastery over a specific language"

Published on 29th March 2021
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Learning new language leads to measurable changes in brain activity: Study

Researchers followed 15 volunteers as they moved to Tokyo and completed introductory Japanese classes for at least three hours each day

Published on 28th March 2021
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BJP MP gives zero hour notice in Rajya Sabha over demand for inclusion of Awadhi language in Constitution

Bharatiya Janata Party MP Ashok Bajpai on Monday gave a Zero Hour notice in Rajya Sabha over the demand for the inclusion of Awadhi language in the 8th schedule to the Constitution

Published on 15th March 2021
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Bollywood actress Neetu Chandra welcomes move to include Maithili language in Bihar school curriculum

The actress, who produced the National Award-winning Maithili film "Mithila Makhaan", says that the inclusion of the language is a 'life-changing event'

Published on 2nd March 2021
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Delhi HC asks Centre not to take court's view combatively on having EIA draft in all languages

People in remote areas are "our citizens" who need to be heard and may not understand the draft if published only in English and Hindi, the court said

Published on 25th February 2021
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With Kendriya Vidyalaya's non-Tamil stance making headlines again during election season, teachers and politicos raise their voice

Two days ago, School Education Minister KA Sengottaiyan announced that the Chief Minister will write to the Prime Minister on the issue

Published on 11th February 2021
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How the UpSchool Project is teaching languages to kids stuck out of school — and making it count!

UpSchool Project is teaching coding languages, Hindi and Tamil to kids aged between 8 and 13. We get you the details about their live online classes

Published on 3rd February 2021
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Is English sneaking in under a COVID-19 umbrella into our education system? 

The infiltration of English seems to be a case of taking (undue?) advantage of the confusion imposed by COVID-19 on the educational scene

Published on 31st October 2020
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Unlike adults, children use both brain hemispheres to understand language

The new finding suggests a possible reason why children appear to recover from neural injury much easier than adults

Published on 8th September 2020

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