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Hindi vs English debate: Where do you stand?

The old linguistic war of Hindi versus other regional languages has reached a fever pitch after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s move to promote Hindi on social media is meeting strong......

SC says no to imposing mother tongue on primary level kids

The Supreme Court held that the government cannot impose a mother tongue on a linguistic minority for imparting primary education on Tuesday. “The state has no power to compel linguistic......

Nido Tania's death, India's shame

The post-colonial Indian  nation project that comprises its vast geographic, linguistic, ethnic, religious and racial expanse, even after over six decades of Independence, remains......

Has Telangana shattered Sardar's vision of India?

'The man who decided that a multi-lingual Hyderabad should remain would not have been surprised that Telangana and Seemandhra could not live together as a united state.' 'But there was no question......

Mumbai vs Maharashtra, fact vs fiction

The underlying tone of a call for separate Mumbai city is always seen as a class war and a linguistic war, says Neeta Kolhatkar The recent political furore over celebrity writer Shobhaa De......

The decline of higher education

A friend's daughter has taken admission in the MA course in the department of linguistics in the University of Delhi. The total annual fee she has paid to the department is about Rs 1,400.This......

Brainwaves could replace passwords

The way human brain responds to certain words could be used to verify a person's identity, according to a new study which suggests that brainwaves may one day replace passwords. Researchers from......

How Telangana can become an investment hotspot

On Monday, the state of Telangana was finally brought into existence. Both Telangana and the remainder of the state of Andhra Pradesh - generally called Seemandhra - share the Telugu......

6-point agenda for Narendra Modi

  After becoming the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi will have to arrest fall in the rupee, encourage foreign investment and will also have to maintain highest standards of governance.  Now......

Review: Ek Paheli Leela is Sunny Leone's show

Ek Paheli Leela invests little effort in character development or setting, notes Paloma Sharma. Meera (Sunny Leone) is a London-based supermodel who cannot travel around the world because of......

PK wouldn't have understood PK

'It is beyond him to understand how human beings can say the same thing to mean so many different things,' says Mohammad Asim Siddiqui. Is PK a subversive film? The protests by some radical Hindu......

'Ulidavaru Kandanthe is not an experimental film'

Achyuta Kumar is an accomplished actor. He has received rave reviews for his work in the recent past. Last year, his role as Shankaranna in the crowd-funded Kannada film Lucia was appreciated by......

Here's what keeps Katrina busy on Phantom sets

From Beirut, Saif Ali Khan and Katrina Kaif have shifted to a beautiful little town called Malerkotla in Punjab, to film Phantom, a counter-terrorism movie. The film is being directed by Kabir......

SEVEN roles for Deepika in Fast And The Furious 7

The news is out. Deepika Padukone, after conquering successive Bollywood peaks -- winning critical raves as well as repeated blockbuster status -- is set to hike her way to Hollywood, where......

Portugal team's early ouster from World Cup hurts Brazillians

Portugal's early ouster from the World Cup has not just disappointed their fans back home but Brazilians have also shed a few tears for them as long-held cultural, historical and......

South African Hindus outraged by Ganesha cartoon on BCCI-CSA tussle

A cartoon of Lord Ganesha depicting the tussle between the Board of Control for Cricket in India and Cricket South Africa has outraged South Africa’s Hindu community, which termed it a......
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PM Modi announces historic peace deal with Naga insurgents

Prime Minister Narendra Modi . Prime Minister Narendra Modi's peace deal with Nagaland insurgents which he announced Mondayrests on a breakthrough... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/govt-signs-peace-accord-with-nscnim-pm-narendra-modi-says-historic/
Of Illustrious Kings, Queens, Dynasties, Royal Intrigue And Much More

Narrating the history of Karnataka in just 150 pages is no mean task but C V Shivashankar manages to give information about a long period of 2000... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/Of-Illustrious-Kings-Queens-Dynasties-Royal-Intrigue-And-Much-More/2015/08/04/article2955706.ece
How 2 common speech quirks can destroy your reputation at work

University of Exeter/flickr A speech therapist says upspeak and vocal fry could be hurting your professional image. You're probably familiar... ...

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Nationwide Survey Finds that Paper Remains Essential to Learning

From the Wires Aug. 3, 2015 11:30 AM MCLEAN, Va. , Aug. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --While technology has spread to virtually every aspect of... ...

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Arika Okrent, Noted Linguist and Author, to Present Keynote at 39th Internationalization and Unicode Conference

From the Wires Aug. 3, 2015 10:13 AM The Unicode ConsortiumĀ® today announced that Arika Okrent will deliver the keynote address... ...

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