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English Blues: What do the words stay and safe mean when put together in a sentence?

How a friendly farewell expression has become a piece of advice or a warning shows that the language evolves as per changing situations

Published on 1st May 2021
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Here's how Jobin Kottaram is helping out IAS aspirants take the exams in their own languages 

In 2010, Jobin Kottaram set up Absolute IAS Academy to help students from financially backward areas get guidance in their own languages in order to get a fair chance

Published on 28th April 2021
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Google donates Rs 135 crore to India for urgent medical supplies, oxygen and testing equipment

The COVID features on Search are available in India, in English and eight Indian languages, and the company said it is continuing to improve localization and highlight authoritative information

Published on 26th April 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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IIT KGP researchers develop AI system to translate complex Sanskrit text. Here's how it works

Sanskrit has its own challenges when it comes to natural language processing. IIT KGP researchers have developed a system to make it easier to process these texts  

Published on 2nd 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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Amit Khare at ThinkEdu 2021: NEP is not imposing the idea of one nation, one language

The beauty of this policy is the flexibility it offers not only in terms of languages but courses as well, said Khare

Published on 27th 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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Is the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science asking researchers to interact mostly in Hindi?

The circular said that the DST has sent a letter stating that the institute has not been achieving its official language targets and a team will soon visit the campus to inspect

Published on 24th March 2021
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Here's how VideoWiki is helping non-profits make informative videos in regional languages

What started as an initiative to add regional language videos to Wikipedia's platform, has now grown exponentially. We speak to Pratik Shetty and Hassan Amin about their initiative VideoWiki

Published on 24th 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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NEET 2021 to be held on August 1. Here's what is different this year

The offline examination will be held in 11 languages, including Hindi and English. This year, NEET will also determine admission to nursing courses and degrees in life Sciences as well

Published on 13th 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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For the first time ever, JEE Mains kicks off in 13 Indian languages under the new NEP

For the first time, students have got an opportunity to appear for exams in 13 Indian languages. These examinations are being conducted only in computer-based test CBDT mode

Published on 23rd February 2021

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