“Therefore, I would urge upon to consider the Bengali language in the list of classical languages in New Education Policy of India after delving deep into the entire gamut of qualification to determine the list of classical languages in the country,” he said in the letter on the occasion of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore’s 79th death anniversary on Friday. … [Read more...] about Adhir calls on PM Modi to enlist Bengali as classical language in National Education Policy
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Talking about the coincidence of the poem and the current situation of the Coronavirus pandemic and migrant issues in India, Lahiri said to The Telegraph, “I found it extremely meaningful and topical. I saw the poem being shared by more and more people on social media. There are many non-Bengalis on my friend list. I thought they should also know the essence of the poem. I translated it in English and shared a second post in the afternoon." What are your thoughts about it? Tell us in the comments below. … [Read more...] about Poem penned by Rabindranath Tagore 120 years ago goes viral, here’s why
I fervently request you to consider the inclusion of Khasi and Garo languages in the list of approved languages at the earliest so that the children of my state can receive the best of education, Pala said in the letter. … [Read more...] about Meghalaya: BJP, Congress vocal for Khasi, Garo in schools
— Tisha Mishra🇮🇳 (@TishaMishra_) August 7, 2020 Pankaj essays the role of Anup Saxena, father of Gunjan in the film. In a behind-the-scenes video from the sets, Pankaj says that the role was very personal for him and that Gunjan for him, wasn’t Janhvi Kapoor but like his own daughter. “Just like Anup Saxena in the film, I am the same kind of father in real life. I am always after my daughter, I keep telling her to go play lawn tennis.” … [Read more...] about Pankaj Tripathi asks people to find out health, education budgets for their states: ‘What do you care how much a film earns?’
For many of us, just as English is as much an Indian language as any other subcontinental tongue, so too are all the components of rock now very much a part of our contemporary musical repertoire. Why, then, can’t we have Indian rock songs in India’s many English accents? As I listen to the many different Spanish or English accents within the same song in one of the Playing for Change videos, I wonder why our musicians are still shy of singing in our own English. … [Read more...] about Why can’t we have desi rock in India’s many desi accents?