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CBSE Exam Paper Under Fire For Alleged Gender Stereotyping, Board Refers Matter To Subject Experts

Dec 13, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Various excerpts from the passage have gone viral on social media with users calling out the board for supporting "misogynistic" and "regressive opinions" and hashtag "CBSE insults women" trending on the microblogging site Twitter.

DCW Issues Notice To CBSE On Gender Stereotyping Views In Exam Comprehension Passage

Dec 13, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

"The said article is infuriating for its totally sexist and warped in its approach. Not only is the article offensive towards women, it is also very offensive towards children," the panel said in the notice.


Maharashtra Teachers Queue Up For English Classes As Schools Turn Bilingual

The Shiv Sena which is in power in the BMC as well as in Maharashtra has not been too gung-ho over English in the previous years. But that seems to be changing.

31 Dead As Migrant Boat Capsizes In English Channel

Nov 25, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Authorities Wednesday found 31 bodies — including those of five women and a young girl — and two survivors.


Dalit Authors, Mahasweta Devi Removed From English Syllabus, DU Comes Under Fire

The council also approved the implementation of National Education Policy from 2022-23 and four-year undergraduate programmes, overriding a strong dissent from its members, in its 12-hour long meeting.

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28 February, 2021

Watch: Viral Video Reshared By Shashi Tharoor On How To Speak Like Him

Outlook Web Bureau

The Karachi comedian made a video and posted it on social media in which he talked about how to speak English like Shashi Tharoor.


30 November, 2019

Watch | English Teacher In UP School Is Unable To Read In English, Suspended

Outlook Web Bureau

The Magistrate Devendra Kumar Pandey is seen in the video sitting in a classroom with students alongside him. He asks the teacher to of the class to read from an English textbook.


29 November, 2019

Is Technology Changing The Way We Consume Music?

K Yatish Rajawat

People’s choice in songs are determined by an algorithm--that works online--which leads to a more homogenized taste in music across the world cutting across the barriers of geography, income levels and language.


14 June, 2019

Row Erupts Over Southern Railway Circular Making English, Hindi Mandatory

Outlook Web Bureau

The circular was withdrawn after the DMK took it up with officials, with the Opposition slamming it as another attempt at 'imposing' Hindi.


28 September, 2018

'English Mind', Not The Language, Is An Illness: Venkaiah Naidu

Outlook Web Bureau

The vice president insisted that Indians must get back to its roots.


26 February, 2018

Inspired By Sridevi's 'English Vinglish', This Patna Institute Started Special Course For Mahadalit Girls

Outlook Web Bureau

Birbal Jha, the managing director of 'British Lingua', said Sridevi's death was like a personal loss for them.


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13 September, 2017

Delhi Man Thrashed For Speaking In 'Fluent English', Three Arrested

Outlook Web Bureau

Five men rounded the victim up and asked him "why were you speaking in English?"


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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