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  • The wrong side of goodbye

    The wrong side of goodbye

    The sun does not illumine that, nor the moon nor the fire. That is My supreme abode from which those who reach it never return. (Translated from Sloka VI of The Tree of Life in the Bhagavadgita, edited by Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan) Dr Santanu Majumdar, professor and former head, department of English, University of Calcutta, passed away …

    February 4, 2017
  • Languages barrier to global science

    Languages barrier to global science

    A third of new scientific findings are published in languages other than English, contributing to biases in our understanding and hinderances to the advance of science and research, a new study has found. English is now considered the common language of global science. All major scientific journals seemingly publish in English, despite the fact that …

    December 31, 2016