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Vishwa Hindi Diwas: TV Celebs Share Unique Encounters With Foreigners Appreciating The Language

Jan 10, 2022 Prateek Sur

On the occasion of Vishwa Hindi Diwas, actresses Shubhangi Atre, Himani Shivpuri, and actor Ambrish Bobby share some special and interesting encounters with foreigners trying their hands on Hindi and leaving them completely astounded.

Rtd Lecturer Writes Open Letter To PM Against NTA On 'Error' In NEET-UG Physics Paper

Dec 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

While the English version of the question specified the words 'amplitude of current', the Hindi version had it framed only as 'dhara' (current) and dropped the word 'amplitude'.


Vice President Launches Rahul Rawail's Book On Raj Kapoor On Showman's 97th Birth Anniversary

In his filmmaking journey as an actor, director and producer, Naidu said Raj Kapoor had the knack for unearthing remarkable hidden talent.

Nashik Literary Meet Concludes; Pawar Urges People To Take Marathi Literature To Next Generation

Dec 06, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

"Marathi language is the pride of Marathi people. Litterateurs should make efforts to get Marathi its glory and politicians should provide necessary co-operation," Pawar said.


It's A Wrap For Vijay Devarakonda-Ananya Panday Starrer 'Liger's USA Shoot Schedule

The filmmakers of 'Liger' released a new set of photos today to announce that the shooting of the USA schedule was completed with a dinner party.

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26 November, 2021

Raijor Dal and Assam Jatiya Parishad Oppose Government Decision To Abolish Language Paper In Civil Services Exam

Outlook Web Desk

Addressing a press conference after the Cabinet meeting, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said recognised languages would include Bodo or Bengali or any other tribal language of the state, and also Hindi as many people in Assam speak it.


19 October, 2021

Zomato Reinstates Employee Terminated Over Language Controversy, CEO Says Tolerance And 'Chill' Needs To Be Higher

Outlook Web Desk

Defending his decision, Goyal stated that this alone was not something the executive should be fired for. He added that the company’s executives are young and not experts on regional sentiments and languages.


10 August, 2020

Faced 'Similar Taunts' For Not Speaking Hindi, Says Chidambaram On Kanimozhi's Allegation

Outlook Web Bureau

Chidambaram also said that if the Central government is genuinely committed to both English and Hindi being the official languages of India, it must insisit that all government employees are bilingual in Hindi and English.


09 August, 2020

'Was Asked If I Am Indian As I Don't Know Hindi': DMK Leader Kanimozhi Alleges Bias

PTI

The incident is understood to have taken place when Kanimozhi was at the Chennai international airport to take a flight to Delhi.


30 November, 2019

Outlook Poshan In Hindi, Too

Team Poshan

Why we are reaching out to 44 per cent Indians in their own language


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.


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26 September, 2019

Not Modi. Not Gandhi. Ambedkar May Be The True Father Of India

Madhavan Narayanan

No doubt Gandhi fought untouchability and Nehru followed his footsteps, but it was Ambedkar who shaped the progressive, futuristic idea of a modern India.


23 September, 2019

'Sab Changey Si, Majama Che...': PM Modi Boasts Of Diversity At 'Howdy Modi'

Outlook Web Bureau

Stressing on the diversity of Indian languages and cultures, Modi said: 'Howdy Modi? The answer is everything is fine in India.'


19 September, 2019

OPINION | Opposition To Hindi Is More Political Than Realistic

Dr R. Balashankar

Both the Prime Minister and Home Minister are from non-Hindi speaking states. So it is a bit difficult for anti-Hindi parties to convince people that the NDA government is out to impose Hindi.


18 September, 2019

Never Asked For Hindi Imposition, Should Be Used As Second Language: Amit Shah

PTI

Home Minister Amit Shah said to end the confusion, people should listen to his speech carefully.


18 September, 2019

'Dangerous Idea': Chidambaram Takes Dig At Amit Shah's 'Hindi Push' In Latest Tweet

Outlook Web Bureau

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram said while he supported the idea that all languages should be developed, he will never accept that Hindi can alone unite the country.


18 September, 2019

‘No Language Can Be Imposed’: Rajinikanth On Amit Shah’s Hindi Remark

Outlook Web Bureau

"A common language not just for India but any country is good for its unity and progress. Unfortunately, (one cannot) bring a common language in our country. So you cannot impose any language," Rajinikanth said.


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16 September, 2019

To Support Or Oppose Amit Shah's Hindi Push? Bengal BJP In A Fix

Outlook Web Bureau

'We can neither openly vouch for nor oppose it (Shah's statement). If we support it then we will be branded anti-Bengalis and anti-Bengali language,' a BJP leader in West Bengal said.


Photo Gallery

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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