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Language: Gujarati

  • Mar 28, 2012
  • 01:34 PM

This Czech is a Gujarati 'type'

The Times of India
VADODARA: David Brezina neither speaks nor understands Gujarati. But in May-June this year, he will come out with new typefaces for Gujarati language. This he says will make the Gujarati script more visually appealing.
  • Mar 21, 2012
  • 10:57 AM

Now playing: Bard in 37 languages

Sarju Kaul / The Asian Age
For the first time, it is hosting 37 international companies, including two from India, to present all 37 of Shakespeare’s plays in 37 different languages. Theatre companies from Asia, Europe, Africa and the Americas will present plays in 37 different languages during the six-week drama festival, Globe to Globe, which is part of the World Shakespeare Festival due to run till November.
  • Mar 12, 2012
  • 01:38 PM

Bilingual dictionaries to promote India's mother tongues

Madhusree Chatterjee / TwoCircles.net
New Delhi : The campaign to preserve vernacular mother tongues and make knowledge accessible to students through translation across the linguistic arc has taken a big stride with a new bilingual dictionary series in Hindi, Bengali, Oriya, Malayalam, Tamil and Kannada from the source language, English.
  • Mar 07, 2012
  • 11:47 AM

Google+ Now Available In Nine Indic Languages; No Transliteration Support

Vikas SN / MediaNama.com
While Google didn’t categorically mention the 16 newly included languages, we are quite certain that only Hindi was available during the launch of Google+. So with that assumption, the newly added Indic languages include Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu. (Correct us if we’re wrong). Users can change their Google+ language through their Google Accounts settings page.
  • Mar 04, 2012
  • 01:41 PM

Urdu and the bilingual Pakistani

Aakar Patel / The Express Tribune
There is a very attractive bilingual quality to the urban Pakistani because of his knowledge of Urdu. This comes out in Pakistan’s news television. The urban Indian reads and writes mostly in English, and so speaks a broken version of his mother tongue. In Pakistan, one is likely to find many more people who know Urdu almost as well as they know English.
  • Nov 25, 2011
  • 02:16 PM

Books for children launched

The Hindu
The Central Institute of Indian Languages launched its first set of multi-lingual books for children here on Thursday, with the release of various titles in Tamil-English. The colourful books, with plenty of visuals, have moral stories written by children and teachers. The books are part of an endeavour to promote reading in one's mother tongue. Speakers at the function highlighted the diminishing importance of mother tongue and other influences that are affecting the reading habit in children.
  • Nov 12, 2011
  • 04:31 PM

Google Translate adds Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Bengali, Gujarati to IPhone App

Microfinance Monitor
Google Translate has added five more Indian languages to its iPhone app — Telugu, Tamil, Bengali, Gujarati, and Kannada — making the treasure trove of its online free translation services to 63 languages.
  • Jun 23, 2011
  • 09:13 PM

Google can now translate five Indian languages

NDTV.com
Google has extended its translation services to five more Indian languages - Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Tamil and Telugu - besides Hindi potentially increasing its reach to over 500 million people.
  • Apr 26, 2011
  • 11:55 PM

Britain to allow those who know Indian languages to be jury

Economic Times
LONDON: The inability to understand, read or write English language would no longer be a hindrance to serve as a British jury member deciding immigration cases. People who only know Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu or Gujarati are equally welcome.

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