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 14, 2019 8:21 pm
The Southern Railways directive was issued to prevent "either side not understanding what is being said".
August 25, 2018 10:01 pm
In this small village, cloistered in the district of Shimoga, on the banks of river Tunga, exists a world that is united by elements of both Vedic times and modern science.
March 24, 2018 7:38 pm
Describing somebody as an owl (‘ullu’) will have very different implications in Hindi and English: the same person will be thought to be wise and bookish in English and a fool in Hindi.
February 20, 2018 5:05 pm
Language app Babbel has raised profits in the US market, putting it closer to its competitor, Silicon Valley-based Duolingo.
August 04, 2017 1:30 pm
4,000 of the world's 6,000 languages face a potential threat of extinction, out of which 10 per cent is spoken in India, the chairman of the People’s Linguistic Survey of India said. In other words, 400 Indian languages out of our total 780 languages may get extinct.
May 26, 2016 7:27 pm
According to a study, computational analysis of the words used by Facebook users revealed that women use language that is warmer and more agreeable than men.
October 20, 2015 10:50 am
Many Sanskrit words that are commonly used in English language have been borrowed in their original form and are facile means of communication.
August 31, 2015 8:52 am
Social media and mobile technology are the predominant themes of 2015 as far as new words vying for use are concerned.
December 26, 2014 1:00 am
He may be a Mumbai boy, but he is not very familiar with the Marathi language
July 05, 2018 7:36 am
February 16, 2016 10:42 am
Chandigarh/ New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Reacting over Haryana Minister Krishna Kumar Bedi allegedly abusing an engineer, Haryana Finance Minister Captain Abhimanyu on Monday said no one has the right to use abusive words for his workers or collogues. He added that even he makes sure that he never uses such kind of language. Echoing similar sentiments, Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij said people should mind their language before speaking to their workers. He also said that he can understand that Bedi might be disappointed over something, but he should have controlled his language before talking to anyone.