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Punjabi to Hindi medium: Haryana IAS officer turns teacher for science students

July 20, 2022 10:50 am

A former scientist of ISRO, Prabhjot Singh has also interviewed people from different walks of life on his YouTube channel, “Prabhjot Singh IAS PCM Concepts Motivational Talks”.

Recording india’s linguistic riches as leaders push Hindi as nation’s tongue

June 15, 2022 3:55 pm

GN Devy's linguistic research has taken him all across India, from the Himalayas, where he said he thought the cold would kill him, to hill tribes living in jungles. And sometimes his research has challenged his own worldview

International Booker Prize: Who is Geetanjali Shree and what is her book 'Tomb of Sand' all about?

May 27, 2022 11:56 am

Born to a civil servant father, Shree was raised in various towns of Uttar Pradesh, and it was the lack of English books options for children that made her connection with Hindi language strong

Job prospects for Hindi speakers weak; in Tamil Nadu, they sell pani-puris: Minister

May 14, 2022 12:36 pm

While speaking about how students who study in regional languages are able to achieve greater positions, Ponmudy said he requests the Governor to acknowledge his statement that they are not against Hindi but they believe it should be an optional subject and not a compulsory one.

Hindi will promote unity, help realise dream of Akhand Bharat: Goa CM Pramod Sawant

April 16, 2022 7:57 am

Speaking at the 8th International Hindi Conference held in Panaji on Friday, Sawant said: “It is important to promote Hindi to stay united in diversity."

India is a nation without a national language. Let’s embrace this

April 14, 2022 5:30 pm

Rita Kothari writes: India has a unique history of being a nation without a national language, a position not of lack or absence, but of a different model. The rest of the world stands to learn from this model; we don’t need to imitate the one-language-one-nation model.

Northeast groups oppose Centre’s Hindi move, call it an ‘imposition’

April 11, 2022 7:33 am

Earlier this week, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who chairs the Parliamentary Official Language committee, had announced that Hindi would be made compulsory in all eight north-eastern states up to Class X.

Geetanjali Shree's translated novel first Hindi work in International Booker Prize long list

March 11, 2022 11:06 am

Reacting to the nomination in the longlist, Shree said, "Writing is its own reward. But getting recognition as special as from Booker is a wonderful bonus. The fact that there is much that is dismal all round in the world today, adds to the value of positive vibes in fields like literature. Stands out in my heart as hope..."

Delhi Police launches keyboard that records Hindi, Urdu words

January 31, 2022 9:34 am

🔴 Police said the feature will help personnel and complainants, who use Hindi, record their statements and facts.

Meghalaya CM says youth must cross Hindi ‘language barrier’ to get jobs

November 22, 2021 10:36 am

Conrad Sangma also said the National Education Policy, 2020 lays stress on the mother tongue and Indian languages.


Languages of India: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:23 pm

News in Numbers on the languages census of India