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Monday, December 15, 2014
Making Sanskrit compulsory does not give us even a glimpse into the immensity of the language’s grammar or its soaring poetry and philosophy
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, teaching and learning
Sunday, December 14, 2014
English is the passport to upward mobility in the modern, aspirational India, but many political leaders seem to be out of touch with this new reality. This disconnect has led to friction in the nation in transition.
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Tuesday, December 9, 2014
The Kendriya Vidyalaya Sanghatan which runs more than 1,000 Central Schools will offer Sanskrit as an elective in senior secondary classes from next year. In a memorandum to schools, the organisat...
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, higher secondary and junior college
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August 5, 2013
‘An effort has been made to reach out to more students’
March 31, 2013
Sree Rama Varma Government Sanskrit College at Tripunithura enters its centenary year. A look its rich history and the support it received from the Cochin Royal Family
February 5, 2013
Sanskrit scholar Goda Venkatesawara Sastrigal was conferred a title by Samskrita Sahitya Parishad at its anniversary on Sunday. S. Ravindran, secretary of Saranathan College of Engineering, conferr...
November 10, 2012
Underlining the urgent need to make Sanskrit the “language of mankind”, scholar Bannanje Govindacharya on Friday said that from being the preserve of the Brahmin community it should now be opened...
August 16, 2012
A vast corpus of knowledge lies hidden in Sanskrit, a language many consider dead. Now, the faculty at Kuppuswami Sastri Research Institute, a non-profit educational institution, is going to excavate it, and make it available for the institute's members.
February 4, 2012
Arnos Padre tried to assimilate essence of Indian culture with that of the West
September 3, 2011
It will be for the 45 unaided pathashalas
June 22, 2011
Generation Y is finding new ways of reaching for its roots, reports Vishnupriya Bhandaram
May 16, 2011
The Sanskrit programme at Peking University has a long history, set up in the 1960s and subsequently expanded by renowned Indologist Ji Xianlin, who translated dozens of works »
September 5, 2010
Hindi is gaining popularity among Germans over the once popular Sanskrit, with more and more of them preferring India's national language as the best medium of communication with a large sec...
May 25, 2013
The idea that a tongue spoken by a large number of people across a territory is ‘pure’ and therefore must not be changed is wrong
February 12, 2013
At University of Madras, one of country’s oldest projects still awaits part of sanctioned amount
December 14, 2012
Meet C.H. Raghuttaman, who is driven by the zeal to teach the poetry and grammar of Sanskrit
October 4, 2012
The Mahaganapathi Vyakyartha Vidwat Sabha conducted by Sri Sringeri Sarada Pitam concluded on October 1 at ‘Sudharma’ on Dr. Radha Krishnan Salai. The 12-day deliberations culminated in a grand ce...
August 4, 2012
The lush gardens of the Bhavan and the traditional Koothambalam served the perfect setting for a discussion and commemoration of the country’s heritage.
January 5, 2012
Its wisdom can enrich present-day knowledge systems and Indian languages immensely, he says
July 16, 2011
A two-day workshop to train traditional Sanskrit students in the fundamentals of computer applications and Indological applications was organised by Dwaita Philosophy Resource Centre (DPRC),...
June 13, 2011
The Department of Sanskrit, Calicut University, is organising a three-day national seminar on Perspectivising Bhasa: Traditions and Interpretations from June 21 in collaboration with Sahity...
February 3, 2011
Dr. Prabhakar Apte talks about his work, its significance and his interest in temple architecture.
September 3, 2010
Tribute was paid to Dr. Raghavan.
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Kailash Satyarthi of India and Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 for their pioneering work on promoting child rights in the subcontinent, as they made an impassioned plea to globalise compassion.