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Goa Konkani Akademi rejects circulation of Sahitya Akademi Award-winning poet's book over 'objectionable' content
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Goa Konkani Akademi rejects circulation of Sahitya Akademi Award-winning poet's book over 'objectionable' content

The objectionable words appear in Neelba Khandekar's poem Gangrape which incidentally won him the Sahitya Akademi Award in 2019.

Of Thomas Stephens and his Kristapurana: How a 16th-century priest came to write Christian poetry in Marathi, Konkani
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Of Thomas Stephens and his Kristapurana: How a 16th-century priest came to write Christian poetry in Marathi, Konkani

Thomas Stephens was the first Englishman to land on the shores of Goa. But more than his role as a missionary, his main contribution was to Marathi-Konkani literature, in the form of the Kristapurana

IFFI 2019: Special section at event to screen seven Konkani language films, announces Pramod Sawant
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IFFI 2019: Special section at event to screen seven Konkani language films, announces Pramod Sawant

Pramod Sawant said there will be additional screens to showcase more number of films during IFFI 2019.

Romi Konkani: The story of a Goan script, born out of Portuguese influence, which faces possible decline
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Romi Konkani: The story of a Goan script, born out of Portuguese influence, which faces possible decline

Romi Konkani's roots in Goa are deeper than one may expect. Even though it is a widely used, standardised Latin-based writing system, used by tens of thousands of Goans, it is not recognised by the law or the Sahitya Academi. This has resulted in the exclusion of those Goans who write using the Romi script

Parliament's Monsoon Session begins 18 July: Rajya Sabha members can pick any of these 22 Indian languages to speak in the House
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Parliament's Monsoon Session begins 18 July: Rajya Sabha members can pick any of these 22 Indian languages to speak in the House

Of the 22 scheduled languages, Rajya Sabha has earlier established Simultaneous Interpretation Service for 12 languages -- Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.

English or Konkani in schools? RSS threatens to take battle to Goa church
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English or Konkani in schools? RSS threatens to take battle to Goa church

The RSS and Goa’s influential Roman Catholic Church are headed for a collision over whether English or regional languages like Marathi or Konkani should be backed as a medium of instruction for primary school students.

End of an era: Sunaparant, Goa's only Konkani newspaper, shuts down after 28 years
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End of an era: Sunaparant, Goa's only Konkani newspaper, shuts down after 28 years

After a 28-year press run, Sunaparant, Goa’s only Konkani newspaper published in the devanagri script, will cease to exist from 1 August.

Migrants may outnumber locals by 2021, says Goa govt report
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Migrants may outnumber locals by 2021, says Goa govt report

Goa is virtually standing on the brink of "ethnic dilution" as unrestricted migration from other states is threatening to reduce the native population to an "alienated microscopic minority" by 2021, according to an assessment by the state government.

Gulzar and Amitav Ghosh to attend Goa Literary festival in December
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Gulzar and Amitav Ghosh to attend Goa Literary festival in December

Legendary lyricist and poet Gulzar will be inaugurating the second edition of Goa Art Literary festival, scheduled in December this year, which is expected to draw over 40 renowned artists and writers including Amitav Ghosh. .

IE9 Goes Multi-Lingual for India
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IE9 Goes Multi-Lingual for India

The software giant aims to further its local language computing cause this way.