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Mumbai Marathi school introduces spoken English classes to save itself from shutdown

Updated : Oct 14, 2016

By : Smita Deshmukh

Category : Mumbai

Mumbai Marathi school introduces spoken English classes to save itself from shutdown

As Marathi medium civic schools face an uncertain future with student enrollments falling by nearly 60 percent, the DS HIgh School in Sion may have found a way to prevent it #Mumbai #Education #Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation #English #Marathi #Sion #Praja Foundation #Medium #civic school #DS High School #Sion-Dharavi #Rakesh Damania #Shiv Shikshan Sanstha #Bhakti Shah #Rajendra Pradhan #AM Mahadik
Maharashtra's mantra for improving education: No English, no Maths, no failures

Updated : Sep 16, 2016

By : Mahesh Vijapurkar

Category : Mumbai

Maharashtra's mantra for improving education: No English, no Maths, no failures

Maharashtra wants to improve education for its students by opting for a novel method: make English & Maths optional for students who are weak in them. #NewsTracker #Mumbai #Education #Rajiv Pratap Rudy #Maharashtra #English #Mathematics #Vinod Tawde #Devendra Fadnavis
English or mother tongue in schools? A difficult question for PM Modi under RSS pressure

Updated : Sep 04, 2016

By : Aakar Patel

Category : India

English or mother tongue in schools? A difficult question for PM Modi under RSS pressure

In Gujarat, the RSS has blocked teaching of English in government schools till Class V, by when it is too late. Modi's solution, which he explained to me, was to have some subjects taught in Gujarati and others in English. #Gandhi #Gujarat #BJP #Narendra Modi #Rabindranath Tagore #ConnectTheDots #Bhopal #mother tongue #Goa #RSS #English #school #Atal Bihari Vajpayee Hindi Vishwavidyalalya #ABVHV
BCCI starts English language and communication skills course for umpires

Updated : Jul 19, 2016

By : PTI

Category : Sports

BCCI starts English language and communication skills course for umpires

The Cricket Board (BCCI)) has commenced a course for umpires on English language and communication skills as part of its educational and development programme for the match officials. #Sports #BCCI #Cricket #English #SportsTracker #umpires
Auf wiedersehen, Englisch? After Brexit, EU plans to drop English as official language

Updated : Jun 28, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : World

Auf wiedersehen, Englisch? After Brexit, EU plans to drop English as official language

English, the world's second language and the main working tongue of European Union (EU) institutions, may no longer be an official language of the Union once Britain leaves the bloc, a senior EU lawmaker said on Monday. #NewsTracker #United Kingdom #English #Council of the European Union #german #Brexit #EU official language
CJI rejects use of Hindi in higher judiciary: MoS Kiren Rijiju

Updated : May 10, 2016

By : PTI

Category : India

CJI rejects use of Hindi in higher judiciary: MoS Kiren Rijiju

Use of Hindi in higher judiciary has not been made compulsory yet due to negative feedback from the CJI, Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said. #NewsTracker #Chief Justice of India #Judiciary #Hindi #English #Kiren Rijiju
Gurgaon to Gurugram: Let's not pride ourselves in the phonetics, learn to say it like it is

Updated : Apr 14, 2016

By : Sanjay Kaul

Category : India

Gurgaon to Gurugram: Let's not pride ourselves in the phonetics, learn to say it like it is

The renaming of Gurgaon as Gurugram should have been a no brainer, since it is claimed to came from the same name source and has been returned to it. But there seems to be a repeat of mainstream media angst at it almost as if any inconvenience to an Englishman’s tongue is a travesty of some sort. #InMyOpinion #Mumbai #Haryana #Maharashtra #Gurgaon #English #british #Gurugram #Mumba Devi
Priyanka Chopra is not interested in wallflower roles in Hollywood

Updated : Mar 02, 2016

By : hidden hidden

Category : Bollywood

Priyanka Chopra is not interested in wallflower roles in Hollywood

Priyanka Chopra believes it is a good time to be an actor as entertainment is going global rather than being restricted to one country #Priyanka Chopra #Bollywood #Hollywood #Hindi #English #Baywatch #Bajirao Mastani #Quantico #Jai Gangaajal #No Compromise
Madrassas in India should be barred from teaching in Urdu and Arabic: Shiv Sena

Updated : Jan 20, 2016

By : hidden hidden

Category : India

Madrassas in India should be barred from teaching in Urdu and Arabic: Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena said madrassas in India should be barred from using Urdu and Arabic as medium of instruction and they should be replaced with English and Hindi. #India #Religion #Arabic #Education #TheySaidIt #language #Shiv Sena #Hindi #English #UK #communalism #Urdu #Migrants #PM Narendra Modi #Madrassas
Mend your English or leave Britain: David Cameron tells Muslim women arriving on spousal visa

Updated : Jan 19, 2016

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

Mend your English or leave Britain: David Cameron tells Muslim women arriving on spousal visa

Muslim women who fail to learn English to a high enough standard could face deportation from Britain, Prime Minister David Cameron has announced. #NewsTracker #David Cameron #English #UK #Muslims #Muslim women #Cameron #classes #Prime Minister David Cameron