Tag: English

National Language War
National Language War: Time For A Rethink On Language-Integrated India

The proposal for Hindi to be one of the measures for national integration is flawed because it seeks to fight a non-existent problem and also undermines the very idea of India.

  • Thursday, 05 May 2022
Google honours Samuel Johnson with Doodle

New Delhi: Grabbing a dictionary to know the meaning of a word may now have become a thing of the past in the online world, but Google Doodle on Monday decided to honour Samuel Johnson, the man who compiled a mammoth dictionary of the English language 150 years before the Oxford English Dictionary appeared. Son […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Matric Examinations 2019: Students appear for English paper amidst heightened security

Bhubaneswar: After the Odia question paper was leaked minutes after the commencement of matriculation examination on Friday, the Board of Secondary Education (BSE) has taken steps to ensure smooth conduct of English examination today. The BSE authorities have reportedly tightened security at all the centres across the State and also directed the centre superintendents to […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Odisha govt presses 'time' key as Learning outcomes dip in govt schools during last decade

Bhubaneswar: In order to give a boost to weak learning outcomes in English, Arithmetic and Science subjects in the government schools vis-a-vis the private schools, the Odisha School & Mass Education (S&ME) Department has decided to increase the duration of the time allotted for the three subjects in the school curriculum up to class IX. […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021