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Speaking Sanskrit keeps diabetes, cholesterol in control: BJP MP in Lok Sabha

December 15, 2019 7:04 pm

Speaking during the debate on the Sanskrit Central Universities Bill, 2019, in the Lok Sabha, Singh claimed as per a research done by a US-based academic institution, speaking in Sanskrit can have a number of health benefits.

Sanskrit school ‘best option’, parents worried after Firoze row

December 01, 2019 6:58 am

At Rajakiya Varishth Upadhyay Sanskrit Vidyalaya in Bagru, where Firoze Khan, the Sanskrit teacher at the centre of the BHU row, studied, teachers and parents wonder: ‘What has religion got to do with education’?

Why we need to remember the civilised Rama, and not the angry one

October 28, 2019 10:51 am

Rama is eulogised as Maryada Purushottama, the supremely civilised being, by the poet, for constructing the Rama rajya. Sita, his loving wife, on the other hand, personifies nature.

With new job opportunities, interest in studying ancient Indian languages is reviving

August 03, 2019 10:21 am

Apart from the traditional job of a teacher, several career paths are opening up for students who study languages, including the option of working as a translator in various departments.

UP government to now issue press releases in Sanskrit also

June 18, 2019 1:51 pm

Senior officials of the Information Department said the important speeches of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and government information will be released also in Sanskrit, along with Hindi, English and Urdu.

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.

Keeping the language alive: The Karnataka village where people still speak in Sanskrit

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.

Haryana: Sanskrit to be reintroduced in colleges

June 08, 2018 2:13 am

The Haryana government has decided to re-introduce Sanskrit as an elective subject in various government colleges and B.Sc. (Medical) in Government College, Chhachhrauli, from the academic year 2018-19.

Scholars, not guardians

June 08, 2018 8:25 am

Sanskrit scholarship must not be trapped in outsider/insider dichotomy. Its task is to understand tradition, engage with other systems.

Uttarakhand madrassas to teach Sanskrit

January 11, 2018 6:41 pm

The approval to include Sanskrit in the syllabus comes days after the Madrassa Welfare Society of Uttarakhand approached the state government to include Sanskrit as one of the subjects in the syllabus.


Languages of India: News in Numbers

July 05, 2018 7:36 am