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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......

Arsenal legend Ljungberg signs up for Mumbai City FC

Freddie Ljungberg in action for Arsenal during the English Premier League match against Blackburn Rovers in London, on December 14, 2003. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images Mumbai City FC......

Points Table: English Premier League 2014-15

 Complete Coverage: English Premier League Pos. Team P W D L GF GA Diff. Points 1 Chelsea 4 4 0 0 15 6 9 12 2 Aston Villa 4 3 1 0 4 1 3 10 3 Swansea 4 3 0 1 8 5 3 9 4 Southampton 4......

Lift off at last for Van Gaal as Manchester United thrash QPR

Image: Manchester United's Angel Di Maria celebrates after scoring a goal against Queens Park Rangers during their English Premier League match at Old Trafford. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters......

'Arsenal scored both goals with fouls and it cost us our victory'

Manchester City's Sergio Aguero (R) celebrates after scoring a goal against Arsenal during their English Premier League match at the Emirates stadium. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters Manuel......

It's a puzzle for beaten Liverpool without missing pieces

Aston Villa's Gabriel Agbonlahor (C) scores a goal during their English Premier League soccer match against Liverpool at Anfield. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters Liverpool's 1-0 defeat by Aston......
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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

  Web results for English
Guilt of the privileged or just shallow posturing?

Parvati Sharma's new novel revels in minute observations on class and sexuality. Its long and exquisitely crafted sentences question simplistic... ...

http://www.sunday-guardian.com/bookbeat/close-to-home
Ray's terra incognita is a triumph of the miniaturist

Kalyan Ray's latest novel is a poetic, multicultural meditation on the nature of rootlessness. This is a book full to the brim with moments of... ...

http://www.sunday-guardian.com/bookbeat/no-country
Cameron vows new UK political settlement after Scots vote

London: Prime Minister David Cameron vowed to redraw the UK's constitutional architecture after winning Scotland's independence referendum, setting... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/jW57XbktdEaTaEzhi4teRO/Cameron-vows-new-UK-political-settlement-after-Scots-vote.html
A round of questions with Subhash Khot

Interview with the Rolf Nevanlinna Prize winner This year, the International Mathematical Union awarded the Rolf Nevanlinna prize to Subhash... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/a-round-of-questions-with-subhash-khot/article6429981.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
New Zealand's Prime Minister Wins Third Term in Office

Prime Minister John Key won an emphatic victory today in New Zealand's general election to return for a third term in office, a result that will be... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/news/article/New-Zealands-Prime-Minister-Wins-Third-Term-in-Office/860709

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