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Globalisation, English and 'other' languages

U R Ananthamurthy on the importance of keeping alive our regional languages. As a writer in one of the regional languages of our country I have always been aware of the ambience of many languages......

Why this hullabaloo about English in the UPSC test?

What we need to do straightaway is to get our act together and educate children better than merely award degrees. Since English cannot be thrown away, it would be better to learn it well. The crux......

No English in CSAT: Trade unionism before entering a trade!

Should candidates for particular positions in the government be permitted to agitate for changing the recruitment process itself? The candidates have to meet the requirements of the jobs rather......

VOTE: Is the Centre right in keeping English out of the UPSC exams?

English marks in the Civil Service Aptitude Test-II will not be included for gradation or merit and 2011 candidates may get a second chance to appear for the test next year, the government......

In UPSC row, protesters say fight isn't against English, but poor translation

It is the “poor” Hindi translation of English comprehension passages and other questions of Civil Services Aptitude Test that is bothering the aspirants, and not the English part of the......

Jason Statham, Tom Hardy: Britain's MANLIEST stars!

Take a look at the five celebrities the English think are the hunkiest of all.Forty seven-year-old former swimming champion and action star Jason Statham has been named the manliest star in Britain......

Trailer review: Madness abounds in Deepika's first English film

Raja Sen reviews Finding Fanny trailer.The wickedly named Finding Fanny, brainchild of the terrifically twisted Homi Adajania, looks to be a strongly-cast melange of all-out madness, the trailer......

Sridevi to play princess in her next

After wowing one and all with her grand comeback in English Vinglish, Sridevi is all set to return to her roots in Tamil cinema. Sridevi’s next film will be in Tamil, and......

Timbuktu, Titli and everything inbetween

All the action on Day 2 at the Cannes Film Festival. Timbuktu denotes remoteness, even myth, in English. It is actually a town in Mali. It is also a riveting film in the high-fenced competition......

Nargis: I want to tell my kids that I was a Bollywood actress

'I am learning Hindi. I cannot speak in Hindi, as everyone speaks in English to me. Even my maid speaks in English to me.' 'I struggle with finding time and handling my work. You may not have seen......

'Hungry' Liverpool raise no red flags following Suarez departure

Liverpool's Steven Gerrard (right) scores from a penalty during their English Premier League match against Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane on Sunday. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters......

Points Table: English Premier League 2014-15

 Complete Coverage: English Premier League Pos. Team P W D L GF GA Diff. Points 1 Chelsea 3 3 0 0 11 4 7 9 2 Swansea 3 3 0 0 6 1 5 9 3 Aston Villa 3 2 1 0 3 1 2 7 4 Manchester City......

Ajax's Blind set to join Manchester United

Versatile Dutch international Daley Blind is set to join Manchester United after the English Premier League side agreed a fee of 17.5 million Euros ($23 million) with Dutch champions Ajax......

Top 10 transfers in the English Premier League

Manchester United signed Argentina winger Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid for a British record transfer fee of 59.7 million pounds ($98.76 million) on Tuesday. The transfer fee outstrips the 50......

Cheap to blame IPL for India's Test debacle in England: Pietersen

Retired English cricketer Kevin Pietersen says blaming the Indian Premier League for India’s shambolic performance in the recently-concluded five-Test series against England is a "cheap......
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Indian Ocean
Q. why in Hindi we say - Mere Pair me Keel Lag gayi while in english we say - I stepped on a nail, are we Blaming type ? and blame others for our Mistakes ? :-))
Indian Ocean:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-in-hindi-we-say---mere-pair-me-keel-lag-gayi-while-in-en/27403399/answers/

babu ji
Q. Which countries are very poor in English
Babu Ji:  A. We Indians are well known for complaining. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-countries-are-very-poor-in-english/27398704/answers/27403410

Apocalypso
Q. Which English Channel you prefer to watch nowadays for exclusive Election coverage and why so ??
Apocalypso:  A. the countries which were part of USSR, China, Japan, etc more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-english-channel-you-prefer-to-watch-nowadays-for-exclu/27396594/answers/27398708

Natasha
Q. What is the Most interesting Subject according to you??
Natasha:  A. TIMES CHNNEL more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-most-interesting-subject-according-to-you/27394218/answers/27396598

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Chiefs give Santos shot to fulfill father's dreams

David Burnett had just landed in Atlanta on a business trip when his phone buzzed with a voice mail. On the recording, breaking with emotion, was... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/chiefs-give-santos-shot-to-fulfill-fathers-dreams-news-others-ojdepgbigaihg.html
1,400 kids abused

ROTHERHAM: Swapping cigarettes and chewing gum, the teenage girls outside Rotherham's Centenary Indoor Market are not engrossed in the... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/uk/UK-town-of-shame-1400-kids-abused/articleshow/41558698.cms
Past forward

Five classic plays from the '60s and '70s have been given a contemporary twist for Jagriti's annual theatre fest, Season 2014 A "normal" man and... ...

http://www.bangaloremirror.com/entertainment/lounge/Jagritis-annual-theatre-fest-playwright-Dario-Fo-Faraz-Khan-Arundhati-Raja-pathos-Mangosteen-Tree-Ajit-Hande/articleshow/41541783.cms
Not quitting as ODI captain despite 3 consecutive losses

He might be under tremendous pressure after three consecutive losses, but England skipper Alastair Cook has made it clear that he is not stepping... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/news/england-skipper-alastair-cook-not-quitting-as-odi-captain-despite-3-consecutive-losses/1285082/
Young Marines Meet World War II Navajo Code Talkers

PRWeb 2014-09-02 Two hundred twenty three members of the Young Marines including registered adult leaders traveled to Window Rock, AZ, to be part... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryPRWeb.php?storyid=284082

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