Hindi: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

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 ..

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 ..

Vinod Kumar Shukla to receive the first ‘Mathrubhumi Book of the Year award’

Renowned Hindi poet and novelist Vinod Kumar Shukla was selected for the inaugural edition of the ‘Mathrubhumi Book of the Year’ award for his translated book ‘Blue Is Like Blue’. One of the finest writers in Hindi, the 83-year-old writer was also a recipient of the prestigious Sahitya Akademi award in 1999. The award is ..

Special Textbooks by Uttar Pradesh Government for Kids suffering from Intellectual Disabilities

In perhaps first such move in the country, the Uttar Pradesh Government has started developing textbooks from classes 1 to 5 of Hindi, English and Mathematics subjects for children suffering from Intellectual and learning disabilities such as dyslexia, fragile x syndrome, etc.  The move by the Uttar Pradesh government will allow children suffering from such ..

Leeladhar Jagoori honoured with 28th Vyas Samman for year 2018

In New Delhi , the well known Hindi writer Leeladhar Jagoori has been honoured with the prestigious 28th Vyas Samman for the year 2018 for his poetry collection- ‘Jitne Log Utne Prem’. Since 1991, the Vyas Samman is given by K K Birla Foundation for an outstanding literary work in Hindi authored by an Indian ..