June 15, 2021 6:50 pm
The Andhra Pradesh government had announced in September 2019 that it would introduce English as the medium of instruction in all government schools, and gradually convert all Telugu-medium schools to English-medium ones while still teaching mother tongue Telugu as a compulsory subject.
September 27, 2020 3:32 pm
Though the classes coincide with most of their favourite prime-time television sops, these mothers, just like Shashi Godbole, feel they are on a transformational journey.
January 04, 2020 12:25 pm
The introduction of The Guardian’s Iranian-born editor and writer David Shariatmadari’s new book, Don’t Believe A Word: The Surprising Truth About Language, begins with a question: “Is there anything quite so familiar, yet so mysterious as language?”
January 01, 2020 10:38 am
ROFL has been officially recognised by the Oxford dictionary, but hashtag hasn't made it yet. We check out some of the terms that crossed the popularity threshold to enter dictionaries and those that did not.
October 10, 2019 7:40 am
David Peterson wants the world to realise languages are not just tools, and that learning them will only benefit people.
June 13, 2019 5:07 am
Progress can be achieved using the language one is born into and grows up with.
May 22, 2018 12:42 am
Delhi government does well to respond to public preference for spoken English in school. Other states should follow suit.
February 23, 2016 1:31 am
A team from the Colaba police station was busy blushing over accolades they received for tracking down an international debit card fraud and arresting two Belgain nationals.
December 26, 2015 10:10 am
“This makes the language attractive. Now, students can sing the poems and together with action, can learn the language easily,” she said.
May 09, 2014 2:17 am
The mandate that is set to be revealed on May 16 will be interesting and will set many burning questions to rest.