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With aims to score high marks in English, learning the language takes a backseat

February 28, 2020 12:26 pm

The English board examination for CBSE students of 12th grade took place on Thursday, following the 10th board examinations which took place on Wednesday.

District SP in Uttar Pradesh says English, smartphones must for cops

October 06, 2019 7:16 am

The order was issued following classes and workshops organised at several police stations, the district headquarters and the police lines over the past week. Following the directives, district police personnel have started purchasing books and dictionaries to learn English.

Make Sanskrit India's official language: NCST chairman

June 07, 2019 11:30 am

National Commission for Scheduled Tribes Chairman Nand Kumar Sai said India would have done better had Sanskrit been made its official language.

No revival of that old order: The idea of India in which there are privileges and not rights is dead

May 26, 2019 8:07 am

The past five years have been difficult for India’s ruling elite. High officials, famous writers, editors of English newspapers, celebrated TV anchors, heirs of political dynasties, leftists and liberals have found their importance diminish by the day.

English-vinglish, culture-vulture

June 09, 2018 7:01 am

A large number of students are opting for English at university. The ambit of the discipline is widening, yet not keeping pace with needs.

University of Birmingham to begin MOOC on technical English for engineering students

October 11, 2017 12:06 pm

The three-week online training will be conducted for free and will be based on the university's first year modules. The course, called electrical engineering: sensing, powering and controlling, is designed to aid students for whom English is a second language.

Shakespeare's English: The Bard's contribution to the Queens language

August 10, 2015 7:17 pm

In speeches, writings, acting, day-to-day conversations, allusions to Shakespeare is a measure of one’s expertise over the language.

Wordly benefits: A touch of French

July 04, 2015 2:22 pm

When we speak of French words, we generally mean Latin words once removed, for French is a Romance language.

Cameron underlines the power of Hinglish, again

May 02, 2015 10:01 am

Prime Minister David Cameron tried to woo the Indian community with a slogan which took off from the Modi campaign: "Phir ek baar Cameron sarkar."

English not origin of knowledge, mother tongue should be taught first: Rajnath

April 11, 2015 6:21 am

Rajnath asked the students to never believe that knowledge and science have come from the English language.

ENGLISH VIDEOS

CBSE class 10, 12 board exams begin from today

March 01, 2016 5:50 am

New Delhi, Mar 01 (ANI): Examinations for class 10th and 12th CBSE board are set to begin from today as nearly 15 lakh students are expected to appear for 10th and over 10.5 lakh for the 12th exams. The exams for class 10th will continue till March 28th and class 12th exams will end on April 22nd. The first examination for Class 12th students will be English for core as well as elective papers. While the first paper for Class 10th students will be on dynamic retail, information technology, security, auto technology and international tourism. Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Mann ki Baat address on Sunday had wished the students.