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Feb 21, 2019
International Mother Language Day: UNESCO says a language disappears every 2 weeks; over 600 endangered lingos in India aloneThe 19th International Mother Language Day is being observed today world over, as the UNESCO-recognised event seeks to celebrate the linguistic diversity in the world.
Feb 04, 2019
Understanding mental illness: Metaphors that cause you harm, and metaphors that help you healIs metaphorising – some might even say romanticising – mental illness a privilege of those who have access to private psychiatry, medication, therapists and readings? Or does it belong just as much to those who travel from all over Karnataka and beyond, wait hours in the NIMHANS out-patient department and then stand for 90 minutes in the three-pronged pharmacy queue?
Dec 28, 2018
Examining the evidence for ‘Aryan’ migrations into India: The story of our ancestors and where we came fromThe ‘Aryans,’ it is now clear, migrated to India once upon a time. Just like everyone else. And there is nothing special or frightening about this fact.
Nov 16, 2018
The Brahminisation of justice or why our English-only Supreme Court needs a taste of linguistic democracyThe privilege that English enjoys in the Supreme Court needs to be diluted in order to make its portals accessible to those who speak languages different from the clipped and accented English of foreign-educated but exorbitantly expensive lawyers
Oct 17, 2018
Language used in Facebook posts can predict diagnosis of depression: ResearchTo build the algorithm, the researchers looked back at 524,292 Facebook updates from the years.
Jul 29, 2018
YouTube plans scripted series for international markets including India and JapanYouTube already has released a handful of original shows in South Korea and one in India.
Jul 09, 2018
IBM is set to provide Hindi translation service using its AI platform WatsonThe potential application of this service in areas such as education and healthcare is immense.
Jun 29, 2018
Hindi fastest growing language in India, added 100 million speakers in a decade; Kashmiri close secondHindi was the fastest growing language in India at 25.19%, adding about 100 million speakers between 2001-2011. Kashmiri, Gujarat second and third fastest.
Mar 22, 2018
The internet offered in Indian languages can add up to 200 million new web users: ReportInternet in Indic languages would be a key motivator for 23 percent of Internet non-users to go digital, said a report by not-for-profit industry body IAMAI.
Dec 07, 2017
Maharashtra govt asks central govt offices, banks and insurance companies to use MarathiMaharashtra government has asked central government offices and services like banks and insurance companies in the state to also use Marathi language in routine work.