Hindi Current Affairs, GK & News

September 14: Hindi Diwas

Hindi Diwas is observed every year on September 14 to commemorate the adoption of Hindi as the official language of India. Key Facts On September 14, 1949, the Constituent Assembly of India adopted Hindi as the official language along with English. Article 343 of the Indian Constitution recognizes Hindi in Devanagari script as the official ..

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India’s Contribution for Hindi @ UN project

India has contributed $800,000 to the [email protected] project to encourage the use of Hindi in the United Nations (UN). What is the ‘Hindi @ UN’ project? It is a project launched by the Government of India in collaboration with the UN Department of Public Information in 2018. What is the objective of the ‘Hindi @ ..

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AICTE Creating Database to Promote Higher Education in Regional Languages: PM

All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) has announced that it is creating a database of resources so that colleges can offer more programmes in the regional languages of the country. AICTE has also developed a tool to translate the engineering content into 11 languages of the country. Highlights This step has been taken so ..

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IRCTC upgrades chatbot ‘ASK DISHA’

IRCTC introduced the Artificial Intelligence-based on-line chatbot ‘ASKDISHA’ in 2018, which assists the users of the site in ticket booking and tourism. It was recently seen in news, as IRCTC has upgraded the chat-bot to converse in Hindi language, so that it can resolve the queries of passengers in Hindi. In an average, 3000 queries ..

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22nd edition of Ethnologue released

The 22nd edition of the world language database Ethnologue was recently released. As per the list, Hindi is the third most spoken language of the world in 2019. The language is spoken by nearly 615 million speakers. English is placed at the top of the database with 1132 million speakers while Chinese Mandarin is at ..

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After English and Mandarin, Hindi-the third most spoken language in the world

With 615 million speakers all over the world, Hindi is the third most spoken language in the world. English is at the top with 1,132 million speakers followed by Mandarin with 1,117 million speakers. Highlights On February 18, 2020, the Ethnologue published its yearly database on living languages of the world. It covered more than ..

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