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Farrukh Dhondy | Should we write English as it’s spoken? Or just leave it as it is…

Despite its anti-phonic spelling, English has become the language of many nations — albeit through colonisation and conquest

01 May 2021 12:00 AM

He was caught in 10th class paper leak: TDP leader hits out at Jagan Reddy

He was answering a question on the YSRCP government’s recent decision to convert all government schools into English medium schools.

16 Nov 2019 9:42 AM

Andhra govt to introduce English medium from next academic year

The Chief Minister said that every phase should cover Panchayatraj, Municipal, Tribal, Social, BC Welfare and other schools.

12 Sep 2019 8:50 AM

English? Non merci: France's minister urges citizens to cut down on English use

Culture Minister Franck Riester made his plea to stick to French in a Twitter post published late on Sunday.

06 Aug 2019 1:08 PM

Lutyens’ elite and English apartheid

English has, for historical reasons, become a language spoken by a great many people in the world.

29 Jul 2018 6:36 AM

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Govt aims for English proficiency from Class 1

An NCERT booklet with 1,000 sentences/phrases had been prepared. It carried 200 sentences for each grade — from grade I to V.

23 Jul 2018 1:35 AM

Shakespeare in trouble: Dutch fret about English on campus

Expatriates graduating in English at Dutch universities are often tempted to remain in the Netherlands which has a flourishing economy.

04 Jun 2018 11:21 AM

Video games can help learn new language

Simone Bregni, associate professor at Saint Louis University in Spain, started playing video games in 1975 when he was 12.

22 Apr 2018 5:46 PM

Speaking English 'arrogance', Bihar police thrashes Class 12 boy

The two cops were suspended from service on Friday after they were found guilty of excesses.

31 Mar 2018 2:05 PM

Here are some benefits of raising multilingual childre

Indians born and brought up in America often feel embarrassed to make their children learn the native language.

12 Mar 2018 7:54 PM

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UK college to expand Hinglish course offering

Hinglish is easier to learn than Hindi because it is taught using Roman letters rather than the traditional Devanagari script.

10 Mar 2018 4:41 PM

Exorcisms and Related Supplications to be translated in English by US Catholic Church

Dwindling figures in American Catholic Church have made them take drastic step of making text available for certain members of clergy.

26 Oct 2017 10:33 AM

Bilingual babies learn languages faster than monolingual babies: Study

Monolinguals showed an additional brain-wave pattern not usually found in native speakers of languages.

02 Oct 2017 2:11 PM

US: Uber driver unable to speak English cited $250 in Miami

Javi Correoso, an Uber spokesman, said the law doesn’t specify drivers should speak the language but only communicate.

20 Jun 2017 1:40 PM

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