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Tag: Sanskrit

BR Ambedkar Had Proposed Sanskrit As Official Language: CJI Bobde
BR Ambedkar Had Proposed Sanskrit As Official Language: CJI Bobde

Nagpur: Chief Justice of India Sharad Bobde on Wednesday said BR Ambedkar had proposed Sanskrit as the “official national language” of India as he understood the political and social issues…

Sanskrit Maybe Used As Additional Language For Signboards In Uttarakhand; Urdu Won't Be Replaced: Railways

New Delhi: Sanskrit may be used as an additional language apart from the existing languages for signboards at railway stations in Uttarakhand, railways said in a statement on Friday. It also denied reports that Urdu was being replaced with Sanskrit from the existing signboards at railway stations in the hill-state. “It is being clarified that […]

Bill To Set Up Central Sanskrit Universities Introduced In Lok Sabha

New Delhi: A bill to set up central Sanskrit universities was introduced in Lok Sabha on Wednesday. The bill, moved by Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, seeks to convert three Sanskrit deemed universities presently functioning in the country into central universities. The three deemed universities are Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan and the Shri Lal […]

This Lucknow vegetable market bats for Sanskrit

Lucknow: A vegetable market is the last place you would think of going to learn or even read Sanskrit but then the Nishatganj vegetable market is trying to be different. In this market, names of all vegetables are written in Sanskrit on tiny placards. The mundane Aloo or potato is known as ‘Alookam’ and tomato is […]

Op-Ed: In Praise of Sanskrit, India’s ‘Adi Bhasha’

Going strictly by numbers, it isn’t exactly the kind of function that sets the city on fire. Nor are the arrangements of the kind that is standard fare in most other functions. Barely 30-40 people gather in a temple complex in IRC Village on Gamha Purnima (Raksha Bandhan) day every year for a function that […]

IIMC to launch course in Sanskrit journalism

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Indian Institute of Mass Communication in collaboration with Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit (LBSRS) Vidyapeetha will introduce a short advanced course in Sanskrit journalism, IIMC Director General K G Suresh announced on Thursday. The decision was taken at the IIMC Executive Council meeting on Friday. Presently the programme will be promoted as […]