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Science writing: A neglected form of literature that needs focus

Science writing: A neglected form of literature that needs focus

Science writing: A neglected form of literature that needs focus. Along with philosophers, tax lawyers and computer programmers, scientists are perceived as speaking in a language which is supposedly the same as that of common people, but scarcely intelligible to them. And then they use strange symbols, complicated equations, and considerable jargon to talk of “things”

Oxford launches first-ever Hindi word

Oxford launches first-ever Hindi word of the year

New Delhi, Nov 16, Oxford launches first-ever Hindi word of the year : Oxford Dictionaries will have a Hindi word of the year for 2017. The Hindi word of the year will be a word or expression that has attracted a great deal of interest this year. The chosen word should reflect the ethos, mood, or

India lost 250 languages in last 50 years

India lost 250 languages in last 50

Norwich is America’s first city to Welcome Visitors with Punjabi Signage

CHANDIGARH: Like many Canadian cities, Norwich in Connecticut, US, now welcomes visitors with Punjabi signage of “Ji Aaiyan Nu”. Signboards at this city’s entry points also flash the same message in Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Italian and German. The signage has been put up on the request of Norwich resident Swaranjit Singh Khalsa who designed these

Can’t seek votes on religion, race, caste, language: SC

  New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that seeking votes on the basis of religion, race, caste or language of a candidate or his rival or even that of the voters is illegal and could jeopardise the electoral process. A constitution bench headed by Chief Justice T.S. Thakur, by a 4:3 majority judgment,

Now an app to read the language you want in your own tongue

New Delhi: You understand Punjabi perfectly well, but cannot read Gurmukhi, or are fluent in Bengali but cannot read Bangla, and ditto for English. Well, despair not. An app is here to help you read your preferred text, transliterated in the language of your choice. The readmylanguage.com app is designed to overcome such reading problems,