Hindi: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Mandatory Hindi Provision Removed from the Draft Education Policy

Published: June 4, 2019

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 ..


Anil Kapoor felicitated by Council of European Chambers of Commerce (CEUCC) for promoting Children Rights

Published: May 17, 2019

Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor has been felicitated by Council of European Chambers of Commerce (CEUCC) in India and an European Union delegation as part of the ‘Europe Day’ celebrations in Mumbai on May 17. He has been felicitated for his decade-long support to promoting the cause of children’s rights and his collaboration with the EU ..


Chunauti scheme of Delhi Government

Published: May 16, 2019

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 ..



Pankaj Kapur writes novel “Dopehri”

Published: May 10, 2019

Veteran actor Pankaj Kapur will soon release his debut novel ‘Dopehri’, based on a play of the same name which he wrote and directed several years ago. “Dopehri” is the story of Amma Bi, an elderly widow who lives alone in her deserted family haveli in Lucknow. Her only companion is a dishevelled young servant ..


IIT Madras develops an easy OCR system for reading Bharti script

Published: April 29, 2019

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 ..