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States given full flexibility to impart education in languages they choose: Kasturirangan

How would you respond to the language row — the protests over imposition of Hindi? There is no language imposition and the States are given full flexibility to impart education in the languages that they choose. As far as the three-language formula is concerned, we assumed that every line in this paragraph would be read with respect to flexibility. Unfortunately, ... Read More »

Khan Academy to create educational videos in Indian languages

Sal, founder & CEO, Khan Academy. Photo: Mint New Delhi: Khan Academy, a non-profit education organisation, is set to launch content in Indian languages. By 2018, the online provider of educational videos is expected to release content in Gujarati, Bengali and Hindi. “Currently, the content on Khan Academy’s portal which is also tailored to the Indian curriculum is available in English,” ... Read More »

NEET must be conducted in regional languages as well: Gujarat government

At the 11th meeting of the inter-state council, Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel appealed for the National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) to be held in regional languages. The meeting was held on Saturday, July 16, where the Gujarat government asked for regional languages to be considered for entrances to benefit students. This is not the first time that a state ... Read More »