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Mandatory Hindi Provision Removed from the Draft Education Policy

After facing severe backlash especially from southern India, the Ministry of Human Resource Development has removed the clause from the draft national education policy (NEP) which made Hindi teaching mandatory in all schools. What did the Draft NEP Propose? Students who wish to change one of the three languages they are studying in Grade 6 ..

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Chunauti scheme of Delhi Government

The government of the Delhi National Capital Region had introduced the Chunauti scheme to improve learning. Features of the Scheme Under the Chunauti scheme children are divided into groups on the basis of who can read and write Hindi and English, and solve mathematical problems. The students segregated based on their learning abilities were given ..

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English Language Day: 23 April

23 April is observed as English Language Day every year. 23rd April was chosen as the English Language Day to commemorate both the birthday and date of death of William Shakespeare. The English Language Day was the result of a 2010 initiative by the Department of Public Information which had sought to establish language days for each of ..

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Medicine Labels in Regional Language

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has said that in order to curb fake, sub-standard and expired drugs drug names and expiry date during tendering will be in Hindi/regional language along with English. In the beginning, the proposal will be implemented for Iron tablets and polio drops as they are the drugs most commonly ..

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My Circle Safety App

My Circle App was launched by Bharti Airtel in collaboration with FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO). My Circle app aims to help women in case they face any problem or a panic situation. My Circle App My Circle app enables women to send SOS alerts to any five of their family or friends in 13 languages including English, Hindi, ..

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