New York schools will be issued a daily coronavirus report card outlining cases and testing as students return, Gov. Cuomo says

‘What we’ve agreed to is to make sure that the health measures are in place, to make sure there is time for the appropriate preparation for our educators, to make sure that we can have the smoothest beginning of the school year even under extraordinarily challenging conditions,’ New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said. 

Celebrating Hindi Diwas With These Famous Quotes

To celebrate the significance of this ancient language, Hindi Diwas is observed on September 14 every year. The day is celebrated to commemorate Hindi being adopted as one of India’s twenty-two official languages. However, when the proposal came in 1949, Hindi became the second official language (English being the only language prior). This decision was […]

Hindi Diwas: Shubhangi Atre, Kamna, Yogesh & Others Share Fond Memories Of Their Hindi Teachers

Languages symbolise identities and speaking native languages gives a sense of belonging. One of the major languages spoken in India is Hindi. Most of us have studied it in school. Hindi is the third most spoken language of the world in 2019 with 615 million speakers worldwide. On Hindi Diwas, &TV artists, Happu Ki Ultan […]

They’re baaack: EBR students report to first day of school

The school is also the home of BR FLAIM II. It’s an expansion of BR FLAIM — Baton Rouge Foreign Language Academic Immersion Magnet — located a mile north on the edge of downtown. BR FLAIM II will grow until the traditional Polk Elementary School is phased out six years from now.

What Happens When Actors Leave High-School-TV Shows?

Friday Night Lights (5 seasons, 2006–2011)Zach Gilford (Matt Saracen), Adrianne Palicki (Tyra Collette), Scott Porter (Jason Street), Minka Kelly (Lyla Garrity), Gaius Charles (Smash Williams)Season 3, episode 13, “Tomorrow Blues” (with the exception of Charles, who left in episode four, “Hello, Goodbye”; and Porter, who left in episode 7, “New York, New York”)They all graduated […]

Only Hindi can work to unite country, says Amit Shah

The CPI lashed out at Mr. Shah saying it was an “attack” on India’s federal structure and diversity. “The statement of Amit Shah on Hindi Diwas saying that if there is any single language that can ensure unity of our nation that is only Hindi smacks of attack on the very concept of diversity. The […]

Hindi Diwas 2020: Remembering the Legends of Hindi Literature

Munshi Premchand: Arguably the most popular among Hindi novelists of the twentieth century, Dhanpat Rai Shrivastava, better known as Munshi Premchand, was born in Benaras in British India in 1880. This “Upanyas Samrat”, as he was called, has fourteen novels and hundreds of short stories to his name. Some of his prominent novels include Gaban, […]

Hindi writers with Prayagraj connect dominate CBSE, UP Board books

“Likewise, Suryakant Tripathi Nirala, who spent many years in Prayagraj and died here in 1961, also has many of his writings like ‘Utsah’, ‘Daan’, ‘Badal’, ‘Raag’, ‘Geet gane do mujhe’ and ‘Saroj Smriti’ becoming part of the curriculum of the two boards,” he added.

Tamil Nadu leaders decry Amit Shah’s pitch for Hindi

Tamil Manila Congress leader G.K. Vasan said that it was unacceptable that Hindi should be the ‘one language’ for India. “The people can learn whatever language that they want – mother tongue, link language or language that they are interested in. The idea of ‘one language’ in India is not acceptable in a democracy,” said […]

Hindi not essential to work in Official Language Cell, says GST Commissioner

The Commissioner of GST & Central Excise, Chennai outer Commissionerate, on Tuesday clarified that the work at its Official Language Cell is administrative in nature and knowledge of Hindi is not essential, especially at the level of Assistant Commissioner.