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 2020: Remembering the Legends of Hindi Literature

Mahadevi Varma: Born on September 11, 1987, Mahadevi Varma, apart from being a remarkable poet, was an academician and a freedom fighter as well. She is one of the four major poets of the “Chhayavaad” movement. Some of Varma’s most notable works include Yama and Neelkanth. In 1982, she was honoured with the Jnanpith Award. […]

Vietnam’s Quang Binh to promote tourism on TripAdvisor

Authorities in the north-central Vietnamese province of Quang Binh will advertise the locality’s tourism on TripAdvisor in 2017 following their recent consensus this week. Quang Binh officials said on Friday that they had reached agreement with TripAdvisor on promoting the province’s tourist industry on the travel website. There has been little international advertising for Quang […]

Alexa users, you can soon ask Amitabh Bachchan about the weather

“Cricket and Bollywood are integral to Alexa’s unique Indian personality. Mr Bachchan’s voice is truly memorable for any Indian who has grown-up with Bollywood,” says Puneesh Kumar, Country Leader for Alexa at Amazon India, in a company statement. Amazon further confirms with The Hindu that this is an India-only feature which may leave out Big […]