FIFTY YEARS OF LANGUAGE PLANNING FOR MODERN HINDI
The Official Language of India
Hindi - according to the 1991 Census of India, is the mother tongue of 233,432,285 persons (22% of the entire Indian population), and is spoken as a language (which includes 47 or so mother tongues cobbled...
Shanghai’s Population Density India’s population density.
Historical populations |
Year | Pop. | ±% |
1953 | 6,204,417 | — |
1964 | 10,816,458 | +74.3% |
1982 | 11,859,748 | +9.6% |
1990 | 13,341,896 | +12.5% |
2000 | 16,407,734 | +23.0% |
2010 | 23,019,148...
and the Creation of Hindi Media
Communities in Singapore
Arunajeet KAUR and Faizal YAHYA
Indian communities in Singapore, especially of non-Tamil sub-ethnicity,
have received renewed impetus to replenish their cultural ties with India
as a homeland with the advent of Hindi Cable channels such...
Cinema is a popular media of mass consumption which plays a key role in moulding opinions, constructing images and reinforcing dominant cultural values. Hindi cinema has been a major point of reference for Indian culture in this century. It has shaped and expressed the changing scenarios of modern India to...
An Artificial Divide?
times enforced as an official language on the peoples who fell under British rule or US domination in Asia, Africa and Central and South America. The population of these countries still spoke their mother tongue or had command of both languages. After World War II as a result of the national liberation movement...
Gujarati: Jowari, Juar
Hindi : Jowari, Juar
Kannada : Jola
Marathi : Jowari, Jondhala
Oriya : Juara
Punjabi : Jowar
Tamil : Cholam
Telugu : Jonna
Gujarati: Jowari, Juar
Hindi : Jowari, Juar
Kannada : Jola
Marathi : Jowari, Jondhala
English, Spanish and Castilian are also spoken largely in various corners of the country of Trinidad and Tobago. Hindi is also another very popular language in Trinidad. Many people use Hindi as their way to communicate. In fact, the language difference is varied with place to place. In different locality...
List of Hindi-English ~-~
S.No. Name of Dictionary
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A Practical Hindi-English Mahendra Dictionary Chaturvedi & Dr. Bholanath Tiwari
National Publishing Rs.175.00 House...
India's population grew by 21.34 % between 1991 and 2000. If the growth continues in the same way, space might be a problem.
Although India occupies only 2.4% of the world's land area, it supports over 15% of the world's population. 63.5% of the population are the age of 14-65. The population is growing...
claimed but uncontrolled regions shown in light green.
Capital New Delhi
Largest city Mumbai
Recognised regional languages
National language None
Government Federal parliamentary
country, accounting for over 90 percent of the national readership. If one were to look at the top 10 newspapers of the country, Hindi journalism clearly dominates. Hindi newspapers occupy the top four slots; five are from regional languages, while there is only one English newspaper in the list. The...
earning 33% of the income. Despite significant economic progress, a quarter of the nation's population earns less than the government-specified poverty threshold of $0.40 per day. In 2004–2005, 27.5% of the population was living below the poverty line. More recently, India has capitalized on its large pool...
India - Population
The 1991 final census count gave India a total population of 846,302,688. However, estimates of India's population vary widely. According to the Population Division of the United Nations Department of International Economic and Social Affairs, the population had already reached...
Disadvantage of Telephone” in Hindi
Essay on “Advantage and Disadvantage of Telephone” in Hindi
Read this Essay on “Benefit and Loss of Telephone” in Hindi language.
the primary source of Hindi. Hindi, like Sanskrit, is written in the Dev Naagari script, which is common to several other Indian languages as well. Much of the vocabulary of Hindi comes from Sanskrit. Hindi is spoken as a mother tongue by about 40 percent of the Indian population, mainly in the area known...
"Most of the studies showing beneficial effects are based on very large intakes that just aren't realistic for the general population," he said. "The typical American consumes 10 to 14 grams a day. The recommendation is for 25 or more grams, which is a huge departure from one's...
of racial and cultural similarity, it means that oneness instead of great differences here. India is counted as the country having second largest population all over the world, where more than one thousand six hundred fifty-two languages are spoken and people from all major religions of the world are...
additional education in the grown-up-drop-outs is being given a new orientation to make it purposeful and to attract a broad spectrum of the drop-out population.
In Indian Education system, adult education programmes covers the age group 1-35 and has been vigorously implemented by the government with the...
divided historical opinion. But quite undoubtedly, the rebellion had diverse religious, social and politico-economic causes. The sepoys (from sipahi, Hindi for soldier, used for native Indian soldiers) had their own list of grievances against the Company Raj, mainly caused by the ethnic gulf between the...
takot sila sa Dios ay hindi nila gagawin iyon dahil masama iyon sa mata ng Dios at sa mata ng tao.
2. Gusto nilang maging mayaman pa kaya kinukuha nila ang kaban ng bayan. Hindi sila kuntento kung ano ang meron sila.
3. Ang mga may katungkulan sa pamahalaan na gumagawa nito ay hindi tapat na maglingkod...
India, officially the Republic of India (Hindi: भारत गणराज्य Bhārat Gaṇarājya; see also other Indian languages), is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second-most populous country, and the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by the Indian...
India, officially the Republic of India (Hindi: भारत गणराज्य Bhārat Gaṇarājya; see also other Indian languages), is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second-most populous country, and the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by the Indian Ocean...
they were enthusiastic users of Urdu. They were also struggling to procure political status for Hindi which would displace Urdu. In their eagerness to achieve this objective, they began declaring Hindi rather than Punjabi as their mother tongue in the censuses with the intention of gaining numerical...
Javanese (1890- 1939). By 1971 the Surinamese Javanese community numbered 60,000, comprising 16% of the population of the colony. 34,000 Indians (1873-1916)
Asian Migration cont’d
Indians, & 4,000 Chinese
territory and diverse in population as India, the British brought civil servants and educators from Great Britain to staff the upper positions in the colonial government. These English administrators tended to live in enclaves that were socially isolated from the indigenous population. The role of such officials...
community. In the words of Rabindranath Tagore, “a nation, in the sense of the political and economic union of a people, is that aspect which a whole population assumes when organized for a mechanical purpose.” Therefore, the coinage of the term ‘nation’ is both inclusive and exclusive as those opposed to...
generated by a film in India.
Break-up of 2009 Indian feature films produced in 24 Languages. |
Rank | Language | No. of films |
1 | Hindi | 235 |
2 | Telugu | 218 |
3 | Tamil | 190 |
4 | Kannada | 177 |
5 | Marathi | 99 |
6 | Malayalam | 94 |
7 | Bengali | 84 |
8 | Bhojpuri...
through thick vegetation
With its evergreen vegetation and hilly landscape, it is pristine in the months of monsoon and after. Kurang has a small population because the majority of the people there have migrated to Mumbai, an industrial town. However, their attachment to their native place brings them...
The world’s largest democracy is distinctive. With dozens of languages and hundreds of dialects spoken, India’s population is among the most diverse in the world.
“It’s very fluid, very dynamic, almost chaotic when viewed from the outside,” said Mira Kamdar, author of Planet India, a book that examines...
Children Anita Bose Pfaff
Subhas Chandra Bose ( listen (help·info); 23 January 1897 – unknown) also known as Netaji (Bengali/Oriya/Hindi): “Respected Leader”), was one of the most prominent Indian nationalist leaders who attempted to gain India's independence from British rule by force...
scenario. Big Bazaar came out with innovative marketing strategies which attracted the middle class consumers, the large and growing young working population of a preferred customer segment • Big Bazaar specifically targets working women and home makers who are the primary decision makers.
level of development.
It is common knowledge that India is the country with the second biggest population in the world. Its population is estimated as one billion people in 2006 (1). This huge population is rather diverse but there are three main things that united the whole nations. They are: language...
of Luzon, the largest Philippine island. More
than one third of this population lives in the metropolitan area of Manila, the Philippine capital.
Tagalog is also spoken as a second or third language
by almost the total population of the Philippines.
Several dialects of Tagalog are spoken in different
INSTITUTE FOR TECHNOLGY AND MANAGEMENT
A Study of Value Innovation In Hindi News Channels.
(An assignment in partial fulfillment of internal assessment requirements of paper “Research Methodology” for second term of Executive MBA with specialization of ITM Executive Education Centre, Kharghar in...
Gender, Friendship, and Excess in 1970s Hindi Cinema
The Bombay film industry (Bollywood) is usually considered, along with other state-sanctioned institutions, in its role as a force for cultural and political consolidation within the architecture...
life of which influences public daily life of Indian. It has a large implication in business sense.
Hinduism, accounts for 80% of the population, is the largest religion in India. As the major religion, Hinduism becomes the tradition throughout India. However, Hindus values cause some barriers...
multi-cultural and multi-religious society. With its cultural diversity, India has more festivals than there are days in a year. The official language is Hindi with English as the secondary official language.
Asian Indians form one of the smallest minorities in the United States. Long before the first...
Science writing in Hindi appears to have began in 1818 (Patariya, 2000) with the publication of a magazine named “Hindi Digdarshan,” copies of which were circulated to many schools in West Bengal. ‘Digdarshan' regularly incorporated materials on science, a trend that was not in vogue at that time even...
English is now taught on a vast scale at the international level and, according to estimates, its speakers, numbering almost one-third of the world’s population, use the language for a wide range of activities. This phenomenon gave us the main impetus for developing this new approach to teaching.
Language | Western Hindi |
Website | Website(uk.gov.in) |
Location | North Central State |
Population | 10,116,752 |
Population Density (per sq.km) | 189 |
Population Rank | 19 |
Population Density Rank | 20 |
squirting water, they drop water-filled balloons from upper windows.
In Suriname it is Holi Phagwa and also the Hindu New Year .
Leela is the Hindi word for Play or Theatre, and Ram is a Hindu God. Thus Ramleela is a Play of the Story of Ram.
In September or October, as winter approachs, it’s...
based on natural selection and mechanisms of population genetics. They emulate nature's effective optimisation techniques of evolution Ð being based on preferential survival and reproduction of the ®ttest members of the population, the maintenance of a population with diverse members, the inheritance of...
North shore ‘wealthy’ area.
➢ Demographic information (North Sydney)
- Age : 25-34 year olds are the dominant population group, representing 27.6% of the population, followed by 35-49 year olds (22.8%).
- Gender : more females (52.4%) than males (47.6%).
The United States is one of the most diverse countries in the world. The 2007 population census states the total population to be 301,621,159—native being 263,561,465. Foreign born population is 12.62%- 38,059,694 and naturalized U.S. citizen is around 42.52%-16,181,883 from the 12.62%-...
1,173,108,018 (July 2010 est.)
0-14 years: 30.5% (male 187,197,389/female 165,285,592)
15-64 years: 64.3% (male 384,131,994/female 359,795,835)
65 years and over: 5.2% (male 28,816,115/female 31,670,841) (2010 est.)
Television, and its effects on the Indian population
Ever since the advent of modern communication technology that has allowed people around the world to communicate ever so easily, the world itself seems like a smaller space. Broadcasting is an especially effective manner through which millions of...
Nowadays, due to India's population is constantly increasing, the Indian became more and more powerful economy and trade country, more policy relaxation of import and export trade standards...
Aligarh Muslim University.
Organizations he founded
• Mohammadan Educational Conference
In 1876, some Hindus began to demand that Hindi should be made an official language in place of Urdu. Communal violence broke out as firebrands took up the issue. Sir Syed had once stated, "I look...
adherents of Hinduism. For other meanings of the word, see Hindu (disambiguation). There are many languages that Hinduism is associated with. Examples: Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Marati.
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Population | 1,205,073,612 (July 2012 est.) |
Age structure | 0-14 years: 29.3% (male 187,386,162/female 165,345,284)
15-24 years: 18.2% (male 116,019,042/female 103,660,359)
25-54 years: 40.2% (male 249,017,538/female...
HOW TO RAISE AN AWARENESS ABOUT THE LIFE INSURANCE IN THE COUNTRY
The Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) (Hindi: भारतीय जीवन बीमा निगम) is the largest state-owned life insurance company in India, and also the country's largest investor. It is fully owned by the Government of India. Headquartered...
influence, directly and indirectly, in the world. Its significance lies not only in its size -- some 930 million Indians are 15 percent of the planetary population -- but also in the questions raised by the path India has chosen in domestic and foreign policy. This nation is the largest functioning democracy...
Linguistic groups: from 3000 BC
The most widespread group of languages today is the Indo-European, spoken by half the world's population. This entire group, ranging from Hindi and Persian to Norwegian and English, is believed to descend from the language of a tribe of nomads roaming the plains of eastern...
fossil record. A good understanding of plants is crucial to the future of human societies as it allows us to:
Produce food to feed an expanding population
Understand fundamental life processes
Produce medicine and materials to treat diseases and other ailments
Understand environmental changes more...
a strong economic growth but still has a low per capita income of 1570 dollars
It results in low consumption pattern as compared to the
Low literacy levels
There are not enough opportunities for education in rural areas.
The literacy level is low (68%)
|Outcome Performance Measures |Ministry Responsible for Target |
| |2008 - 50 % of population considered |% of population using Internet more | |
| |regular Internet users ...
This piece on Hindu nationalism, written by Alok Rai, deals with the coming of modern Hindi in the late 90s and the early 20s. Alok Rai who is also known as a critical thinker, theorist and also the grandson of Premchand makes his readers aware of the process of modernization in the...
as large as France but with a significantly larger population. The eastern region was thought to be neglected and under-governed. By splitting the province, an improved administration could be established in the east where, subsequently, the population would benefit from new schools and employment opportunities...