DMK government will work to get 'official' tag for all Eighth Schedule languages: Tamil Nadu CM Stalin

Besides Tamil, Sanskrit, Telugu, Kannada, Odia and Malayalam are among the languages declared as classical in India.

published on : 6th June 2021

After uproar, Delhi hospital revokes order barring nurses from talking in Malayalam at work

The Nursing Superintendent of the hospital had on Saturday issued a circular asking its nursing staff not to use Malayalam at work as "maximum patients and colleagues do not know this language".

published on : 6th June 2021

BJP MP gives zero hour notice in Rajya Sabha over demand for inclusion of Awadhi language in Constitution

BJP MP Harnath Singh Yadav also has given Zero Hour Notice in the upper house over the "epidemic proportion of Cancer in the country."

published on : 15th March 2021

Subtle discrimination against women shouldn't be encouraged in language: Sitharaman

Another problem she spoke about was facing different terms of engagement for both genders.

published on : 8th March 2021

Govt schools in Bihar to adopt regional dialects as medium of instruction

Over 80 per cent of children in rural areas of the state converse in the five regional languages namely Bhojpuri, Maithali, Vajjika, Magahi, and Angika.

published on : 4th March 2021

Efforts should be made to protect linguistic diversity of Jammu and Kashmir: Farooq Abdullah

In his message on the eve of International Mother Language Day, Abdullah said the mother tongue must be the medium of instruction in schools, especially at the formative stages.

published on : 21st February 2021

VP Venkaiah Naidu urges MPs to promote mother tongue

He described the first learned and spoken mother tongue as the 'soul of life' and made a passionate appeal to all MPs in a three-page letter.

published on : 20th February 2021

Internet materials in India’s regional languages soon: Union IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

He said that India is emerging as one of the most powerful countries in digital sectors along with other sectors.  

published on : 7th February 2021

Foreign language dept at Karnatak University Dharwad cries for attention

Students are left in a dilemma as the results have not yet been declared due to a delay in the evaluation of their papers. There are 25 such students who opted for foreign languages. 

published on : 31st January 2021

Hyderabad police drops case against English and Foreign Languages University Vice Chancellor

Three EFLU students filed a complaint against the V-C, Registrar and two security guards, claiming that they were not allowed to enter the campus on Republic Day and were restrained at the gate.

published on : 30th January 2021

Include Punjabi in J&K official languages list: Punjab CM urges PM Modi

Amarinder Singh voiced resentment of the Punjabi community over the exclusion of their language from the list.

published on : 28th January 2021

Telangana to develop unique computer language in agri-tech field

In the digital world, if two systems or products are to communicate with each other, they need a common language. 

published on : 28th January 2021

10-year-old Kozhikode boy claims to have created new language

Swapna Joseph, teacher of Class V of St Mary’s High School at Kallanodu in Kozhikode, has claimed that one of her students has created a new language.

published on : 25th January 2021

How sign language helped 'mini India' at Republic Day camp become diverse, inclusive

The language of hand gestures has worked as a bridge of communication for not only people with hearing and speech disabilities, but also for those who can speak and hear.

published on : 24th January 2021

Former Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy accuses Amit Shah of ignoring Kannada

Kumaraswamy asked Shah to clarify to the people of Karnataka regarding the local language not finding place on the foundation stone plaque of the RAF unit in Bhadravathi.

published on : 17th January 2021
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