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.
The vice president was virtually addressing a gathering at the Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishvavidyalay in Maharashtra's Wardha district after unveiling the statue of B R Ambedkar and inaugurating Atal Bihari Vajpayee Bhavan and Chandrashekhar Azad hostel located in the varsity premises.
"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.
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.
Addressing an event on Hindi Diwas, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said all Indian regional languages complement and complete Hindi and all regional languages must be promoted and encouraged.
The hospital had withdrawn the circular on Sunday, saying it was issued “without any instruction or knowledge of the hospital administration and the Delhi government”.
Experts skeptical about rolling out BTech courses in mother tongue at such short notice
The exams are currently held in Hindi and English
DMK Leader and MP Kanimozhi also said that the BJP government is trying to push Hindi in non-Hindi speaking states through the three-language formula introduced by the National Education Policy 2020.
Stressing on the diversity of Indian languages and cultures, Modi said: 'Howdy Modi? The answer is everything is fine in India.'
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.
"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.
A pro-Kannada outfit has warned of agitations from October 1 if the Centre 'imposes' Hindi in Karnataka.
The Thiruvananthapuram lawmaker revealed his choice of word and said that he would tweet a word daily in English, Hindi and Malayalam.
Though immersion in more than one language at an early age is useful towards learning more languages, this would only result in functional proficiency.
The first press note in Sanskrit was issued by the state government's Information Department on Monday.
The circular was withdrawn after the DMK took it up with officials, with the Opposition slamming it as another attempt at 'imposing' Hindi.
The proposal came a day after the Centre dropped the contentious provision of compulsory teaching of Hindi in non-Hindi speaking states.
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.