Language

The primacy of Kannada has finally arrived

We need to establish in every Indian state pride in the local language that is spoken, written, and read. We need to get closer to the local language than we are now.

published on : 27th September 2022

Language Bill needed as earlier attempts ineffective: V Sunil Kumar

Kannada, one of the oldest languages in the country, has a history of over 2,000 years.

published on : 25th September 2022

Comprehensive Bill on Kannada: Govt to invite suggestions, opinions from public

It stresses on reservation to those who have studied in Kannada medium in higher, technical and professional education.

published on : 25th September 2022

Initiative to teach Tamil to non-resident Tamils 

The CM said Tamils live in large numbers in 30 countries and in smaller numbers in 60 countries.

published on : 25th September 2022

Sign up to bring change

On International Day of Sign Languages, members of and allies of the deaf community emphasise why it is crucial to learn sign language

published on : 23rd September 2022

Karnataka govt to table Bill on making Kannada compulsory

The CM said no one can insist on imposition of any language in the state besides Kannada and even Prime Minister Narendra Modi has told that all regional languages are national languages.

published on : 15th September 2022

College students to be trained in English communication

The Chief Minister announced this while launching new initiatives under the Naan Mudhalvan scheme, at a function in Chennai.

published on : 30th August 2022

State-level Telugu Language Day event in Vizag on Aug 29

The same information has been sent to the Collectors, Heads of Departments and Secretaries of all the districts.

published on : 26th August 2022

Jawaharlal Nehru University VC wants Sanskrit as national language

Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, Vice-Chancellor Prof Santishree Pandit on Thursday advocated the need for declaring Sanskrit as the national language of India.

published on : 26th August 2022

Ensure accessibility of judgement copies especially for persons with a visual disability: Supreme Court

While judges may have their own style of judgement writing, they must ensure lucidity, the top court said while ordering caution over improperly placed watermarks on judgement copies.

published on : 25th August 2022

Display boards in Telugu to avoid fine, shops told

The Official Language Commission has been given special powers to implement Telugu language strictly and promote its usage in a big way in the State.

published on : 25th August 2022

Engineering students to be taught courses on Tamil heritage, culture

While Scientific thoughts in Tamil will be taught in the first semester, Heritage of Tamils will be taught in the second semester.

published on : 24th August 2022

Classical Tamil chairs in five foreign varsities soon: Stalin

Presents Kalaignar Karunanidhi Semmozhi Tamil award to scholars, recalls Karuna’s efforts to bring Classical Tamil institute to Chennai

published on : 23rd August 2022

‘Language Box’ to save endangered tribal tongues of Tamil Nadu

Tribal students can pick up words from their language, write it on a paper in English or Tamil, and drop it in the 'language box'.

published on : 12th August 2022

Soon, sign language course for first responders

The plan is to introduce the course in the Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) platform.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Officials beware! Typos in Kannada may lead to pay cut

The Kannada Development Authority (KDA) has made recommendations in this regard to the government.

published on : 17th July 2022

Karnataka govt gives thrust to English learning

At a time when language row is at the centre of school education, the education department is launching Project English to make government school students competitive.

published on : 14th July 2022

Oldest Sanskrit stone inscription in South India is from Telangana's Phanigiri

A similar inscription was found at Chebrolu in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh last year, which was then believed to be the oldest one.

published on : 10th July 2022

Bangalore University issues syllabus for Kannada courses

Following much pressure, however, the department has finally submitted the approved syllabi and textbooks for the Kannada courses, though not to completion.

published on : 8th July 2022

Book on RSS flies off shelves, to be translated into other lingos

Several publishers from Hyderabad, Tamil Nadu and other places are coming forward to get it printed in other languages including English, Hindi, Telugu and Tamil.

published on : 8th July 2022
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