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UN English Language Day

The UN English Language Day is observed every year on 23rd of April to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity as well as to promote equal use of all six official languages throughout the Organization. These are Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish. For the English language, 23 April was chosen because it is the ..


Meghalaya to host 39th National Games in 2022

Meghalaya has signed the Host City Contract with the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) for hosting the 39th National Games in 2022 on January 3, 2018. The tripartite contract was signed between the IOA, the Meghalaya State Olympic Association, and the state government. With this, Meghalaya will host the National Games 2022 coinciding with the 50th ..


Indians beat English at their own language

According to an analysis by Educational Testing Service TOEFL, students whose mother tongue is an Indian language fare better in the Test of English as a Foreign Language than those whose native language is English. TOEFL’s internet-based test was launched in September 2005-06 and since then, while Gujaratis have bettered their average mean score from ..