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World Hindi Day 2020

To promote the greatness of the Hindi language, the Ministry of External Affairs and the Department of Official Language under the Ministry of Home Affairs celebrate World Hindi Day annually on the 10th of January, first celebrated in 2006 the day 10th January was chosen to mark the anniversary of first World Hindi Conference organized ..

IIT Madras develops an easy OCR system for reading Bharti script

Dr. Srinivasa Chakravathy and his team at IIT Madras has developed a unified script for nine Indian languages, named the Bharati script. The team has developed a method for reading documents in Bharati script using a multi-lingual Optical Character Recognition (OCR) scheme. The team has also created a finger-spelling method that can be used to ..

National Hindi Divas (NHD)

The National Hindi Divas (NHD) is celebrated every year on September 14 in India. On this day, in 1949, the Constituent Assembly of India had adopted Hindi written in Devanagari script as the official language of India under Article 343. In all, there are 22 Scheduled languages of India, of which, two are officially used ..

The 2018 World Hindi Day (WHD)

The World Hindi Day (WHD) is observed every year on January 10 to mark the first anniversary of World Hindi Conference (WHC) which was held in 1975. The first WHC was inaugurated by then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. Apart from India, the language is also spoken in Nepal, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, Suriname, Fiji and ..

Rajasthan becomes India’s first state to offer free e-mail address in Hindi to its residents

Rajasthan has become the India’s first state to offer free e-mail address in Hindi to its residents. The facility —[email protected] (in Devanagari script) — will lead to millions of new users who are not comfortable with English e-mail ids. The purpose of the initiative is to ensure maximum participation of people towards e-governance and that ..