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  • A language to teach

    A language to teach

    In our country, we tend to disparage English because we are unwilling to go through the rigour of education. In the Hindi speaking states, there is an element of linguistic patriotism which gives a special status to the vernacular. In the south the vernaculars have now a special importance, but English is still valued as something unavoidable for a successful career

    February 1, 2021
  • English, please

    English, please

    Due to unprecedented developments in the field of science and technology, we live in a global village and now English is not only the mother tongue of the people of the United Kingdom, it is a world language. So, in order to solve the language problem of India, let us use only English in higher education. Otherwise, Hindi-speaking people will get an undue advantage in competitive examinations

    September 14, 2020
  • International Mother Language Day | Ekushe February, Bangla and history of Bhasha Dibas

    International Mother Language Day | Ekushe February, Bangla and history of Bhasha Dibas

    21 February commemorates the language martyrs of East Pakistan who fought imposition of Urdu and established Bangla as their official language nearly two decades before Bangladesh became an independent country

    February 20, 2019
  • Indians should speak in their mother tongue: VP Naidu

    Indians should speak in their mother tongue: VP Naidu

    Amma’ or ‘Ammi’ comes from the heart while ‘Mommy’ comes from the lips, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said today, as he urged people to communicate in their mother tongue. Naidu, while addressing an event to commemorate the birth centenary of music legend M S Subbulakshmi, asked people not to forget their own language but …

    September 19, 2017
  • Bengal observes International Mother Language Day

    Bengal observes International Mother Language Day

    West Bengal on Tuesday observed International Mother Language Day paying homage to those who laid down their lives for the cause of the Bengali language in Bangladesh in 1952. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee took to Twitter in Bengali, stressing the importance of each and every language. "Every language is equal. The mother tongue should be …

    February 21, 2017