Sunday, June 16, 2024

Topic: Language

Navigating multicultural identities: Stories of cultural clash and politics of belonging

What thoughts come to your mind when you meet an English speaker? Is it the same when you meet an Urdu or Hindi Speaker?...

Wordle – the best word to start the game, according to a language researcher

David Sidhu, UCL If you’ve been on any social media platform in the past two weeks, you’ve probably seen a grid of green, yellow and...

Documentary | Will Urdu Survive in India?

"Will Urdu survive in India?" is a 14-minute documentary by Dr. Rizwan Ahmad, associate professor of linguistics at Qatar University with long-term fieldwork about various aspects of Urdu, including its (im)possibility of flourishing in future India.

Dear Hany, this is just to say

In the utterance of word, there hunches a mountain that I must climb—and just when I begin to plant my feet on the burly mountain-limb, it collapses into tiny mounds of alphabet I struggle to assemble.

Tamil politicians demand suspension of Ayush Secretary for asking non-Hindi doctors to leave training session

Leading politicians in Tamilnadu deplored the attitude and behavior of the AYUSH secretary Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha asking those who do not know Hindi leave the virtual training of master trainers organised by the Union ministry of AYUSH.

BJP govt’s new education policy targets OBC communities: Thol. Thirumavalavan MP

Here is the full text of Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) chief and parliamentarian Thol. Thirumavalavan MP's speech about the recent National Education Policy on 31 July 2020.