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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

Brain's language functions get changed after perinatal stroke

hey also had some executive function impairments.

18 Feb 2018 6:29 PM

Language is linked with power, says Prof Alok Rai

Speaking at fifth Agyeya Memorial Lecture on ‘Struggle for Language’, litterateur talks about language’s struggle against itself.

19 Dec 2017 1:40 PM

Kids who get moving may also get better grades

The authors also looked at whether the effect of exercise differed across academic subjects.

09 Dec 2017 1:46 PM

Oxford to soon introduce first-ever Hindi word of the year

The Hindi word of the year will be a word or expression that has attracted a great deal of interest this year.

16 Nov 2017 1:31 PM


Here's how different languages developed

Researchers find that grammatical structures change more quickly than vocabulary.

03 Oct 2017 1:42 PM

Lost in Translation: Thailand offers course for women who marry foreigners

The course is to help Thai women cope with the highs and lows of interracial marriage.

05 Sep 2017 8:26 PM

Swear words use increasing in American literature: study

American authors used the seven risqué words 28 times more often in the mid-2000s than the early 1950s.

07 Aug 2017 6:43 PM

Language no bar, please

In the modern context, within India, we have mobility from rural to urban centres occurring at a rapid pace.

23 Jul 2017 2:41 AM

Learning language begins in womb

Experts say language development may indeed start in utero with fetuses tuning their ears to the language they are going to acquire.

19 Jul 2017 6:26 PM


Newborns prefer people who speak their mother tongue

Findings suggest while newborns' bent toward familiar groups may be innate, dislike for un-familiar appears to be a learned behavior.

14 Jul 2017 8:20 AM

Cultural background linked to how people deceive others

This has implications for everything from forensic risk assessments, discrimination proceedings and the evaluation of asylum seekers.

07 Jun 2017 12:24 PM

Pre-mature babies do better in early language development

The linking ability between language and meaning is faster

06 Jan 2017 11:11 AM

Men, women don't communicate differently in writing: study

Men and women were found to conform to a professional genre when they wrote for an audience with specific expectations.

28 Nov 2016 8:35 PM