Saturday, Jan 28, 2023

Indian languages


'Eureka moment' for Indian at Cambridge, as he solves 2500-year-old Sanskrit language problem

December 18, 2022 6:03 pm

Dr Rishi Rajpopat may have solved a puzzle in the ‘Ashtadhyayi’, allowing Panini's Sanskrit grammar to be taught to computers for the first time.

JNU to start School of Indian Languages to promote regional literature, history, culture

December 13, 2022 6:10 pm

The school will help develop a deeper knowledge about different Indian languages. The university already offers several language courses. It now plans to introduce more research, postgraduate and diploma courses.

International publishers willing to publish UG textbooks in Indian languages: UGC Chief

December 09, 2022 5:16 pm

UG Textbooks in Indian Languages: The representatives have expressed their willingness to participate in this mission of promoting regional languages through the UG textbooks, Kumar says

How to type in WhatsApp in Hindi or other regional languages? Check out these apps

December 06, 2022 7:51 pm

Here is how you can add and switch between languages on your mobile keyboard and send messages in Hindi and other languages on WhatsApp.

Mother Tongue Survey of India, involving 576 languages, is ready: what is this survey?

November 08, 2022 11:59 pm

According to the report, the Mother Tongue Survey of India is a project that “surveys the mother tongues, which are returned consistently across two and more Census decades”. It also documents the linguistic features of the selected languages.

Shabdle to Tamil Aadal: How new-age creators added a desi flair to Wordle

October 19, 2022 4:39 pm

Five developers take us through the unique rewards and challenges of remixing Wordle with Indian scripts

Language is used to divide but can unite as well: Centre’s language panel chairman

December 12, 2021 8:35 am

Chamu Krishna Shastry, a founding member of the RSS-affiliated Samskrita Bharati, had served as a language adviser with the Human Resource Development Ministry during Smriti Irani's term.

New book tells story of India through its languages

April 18, 2021 11:12 pm

The book got high praises from eminent historian Romila Thapar and award-winning journalist-author Tony Joseph

Dothraki, Valyrian creator on why language is the world's greatest invention

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.

Display credits of serials in Hindi, regional languages too, I&B ministry tells TV channels

June 14, 2019 5:18 pm

The ministry said the move is aimed at enhancing the outreach and benefit TV viewers of the country.