Saturday, Nov 26, 2022

regional language


Chhattisgarh government schools instructed to teach in regional dialects

September 06, 2022 9:26 am

Speaking on the occasion of Teachers' Day, Baghel has said that the move will not only promote the local language and dialects, but will also enhance students' interest towards studies, an official said.

AICTE signs MOU with CSTT to define technical, scientific terms in Hindi and other Indian languages

March 10, 2022 10:16 am

As a part of the MOU both AICTE and CSTT will work towards evolving and defining scientific and technical terms in Hindi and in other modern Indian languages for the purpose of teaching process, content creation as textbooks, Faculty Development Program (FDP) etc.

Regional language proficiency for state govt jobs: 'Creates barrier for outsiders', 'reflects political insecurity'

December 14, 2021 10:30 am

A handful of states, including Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, already have a compulsory component of the Hindi language that candidates have to qualify. Other states including Punjab, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana too have similar provisions where candidates need to be fluent in the regional language.

Finance Ministry suggests IBPS to conduct clerical exams in regional languages

October 01, 2021 12:27 pm

There has been demand, particularly from southern states to include regional languages for conducting bank clerical cadre exams. There are 22 languages recognized by the Constitution of India.

Meet Banwang Losu, Arunachal man who scripted history by creating new alphabet for ancient tribal language

August 14, 2019 12:36 pm

What started as a school boy’s project turned into a landmark event in the history of the Wancho tribe in Arunachal Pradesh: an independent script for their language that now has a place in the Unicode.

Southern Railways to staff: Use either English or Hindi... regional language should be avoided

June 14, 2019 8:21 pm

The Southern Railways directive was issued to prevent "either side not understanding what is being said".

Why children need to read more books in their mother tongue

February 23, 2019 8:35 pm

"It's not about the pride associated with local language, but demolishing the idea that standard languages are the only way to learn. Learning English shouldn't stop us from learning our mother tongue as well."

Language barrier

November 18, 2014 12:11 am

What’s the Sanskrit for auf Wiedersehen?

Make regional language title must for subsidy: Kerala film-makers committee

August 01, 2014 1:00 am

The trend of English titles would affect the prestigious status of Malayalam, which had been awarded classical language status and create an aversion among youth about the mother tongue