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  • May 07, 2011
  • 12:08 AM

Birth, death certificates to go bilingual

Asela Kuruluwansa / Ceylon Daily News
The National Languages and Social Integration Ministry has directed the authorities to issue birth and death certificates in both Sinhala and Tamil languages in future, said minister Vasudeva Nanayakkara.
  • May 07, 2011
  • 12:02 AM

CBSL promotes Tamil language proficiency

Daily Mirror
The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) in collaboration with the Department of Official Languages (DOL) launched a scheme in 2010 to facilitate its staff to enhance their proficiency in the Tamil language. The objective of this scheme was to provide the staff with the necessary skills in both Sinhala and Tamil Languages...
  • May 06, 2011
  • 11:01 PM

Translation tools: Student project bags Central aid

D. Daniel Raj / Deccan Chronicle
A group of researchers at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham at Ettimadai here has developed tools for machine-aided translation that can achieve near 100 per cent accuracy for the morphologically rich ‘Classical’ Tamil language.
  • Apr 29, 2011
  • 12:39 AM

Storehouse of treasure

T. S. Subramanian / The Hindu
Less than a couple of months ago, excavators of the Kerala Council of Historical Research (KCHR) at Pattanam in Ernakulam district of Kerala, found a pot-rim with a Tamil-Brahmi inscription with three letters, followed by two symbols called megalithic graffiti.
  • Apr 17, 2011
  • 10:33 PM

‘Language proficiency will enhance unity’

Ridma Dissanayake / Daily News
“All Sinhalese people should have Tamil language proficiency and Tamils should be proficient in Sinhala. “This helps develop trust and unity among people,” said Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Minister Dr Rajitha Senaratne...