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Pune Vidya Bhavan to meet with parents on proposal to start Sanskrit school

February 19, 2021 12:23 pm

According to a statement, the move was aimed at reviving the study of Sanskrit as a mainstream language. The meeting will help get a sense of parents towards the introduction of Sanskrit as a medium of instruction at the primary school level.

Audrey Truschke's new book to analyse Sanskrit texts of Indo-Muslim history

January 16, 2021 5:33 pm

The book will hit the stands on January 18

Explained: Why has the UP govt started sending out press notes in Sanskrit?

October 05, 2020 10:09 am

The Bharatiya Janata Party, in its poll manifesto for 2017, had specifically promised to promote Sanskrit if it would be voted to power in Uttar Pradesh.

Uttarakhand govt to develop ‘Sanskrit grams’ across state

September 09, 2020 1:57 am

The state government currently runs 97 Sanskrit schools, where an average of 2,100 students study each year.

Why Sanskrit has strong links to European languages and what it learnt in India

August 03, 2020 5:39 pm

Newer scholarship has shown that even though Sanskrit did indeed share a common ancestral homeland with European and Iranian languages, it had also borrowed quite a bit from pre-existing Indian languages in India.

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

November 26, 2020 3:23 pm

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.


Languages of India: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:23 pm

News in Numbers on the languages census of India