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Bhopal: `Hindi is a very simple as well as motivating language and maximum use of it is imperative to bind the country in one thread’, said DK Dikshit, General Manager, Quality BHEL-Bhopal while presiding over as chief guest of “Chitra Vichar Manthan” competition organized on Wednesday under Hindi Month. Dr. Shrimati Alpana Tiwari, Additional General Manager, Medical department was the Guest of Honour said that there are many solutions to a single problem; every human being has some unique quality in him. She further said that one picture has many colours which can be seen from different angles. Around 130 employees participated in the contest.
The government on Wednesday launched the .bharat domain name in devanagari script covering eight languages including Hindi, Konkani and Marathi. With the launch, individuals of companies who are interested in owning a website with domain name in Hindi language would be able to book the name in Hindi script. The name would have '.bharat' in Hindi script as its extension instead of commonly top level domains such as .com, .net or .in. "This initiative should not stop at eight languages. I asked the department to make .Bharat domain name available in all the Indian languages very soon," Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said.
A revamped Doordarshan India will make its international appearance in a couple of months and reach 120 million households abroad. "It (DD India) will make its global appearance within a few months ... Everything is running as per schedule and the channel will be launched hopefully before next year," Prasar Bharati Chief Executive Officer Jawhar Sircar told PTI. Earlier this month, Prasar Bharati had entered into a MoU with Germany's Public International Broadcaster Deutsche Welle for distribution of DD India on a free-to-air basic package mode, DTH platform of Hotbird-13B satellite across Europe, Asia, North Africa and even up to Australia and the Middle East.
Email turned 32 today but how many of us know that this quick method of message transfer was invented by Indian American V A Shiva Ayyadurai when he was just 14.
In 1978, Ayyadurai created a computer programme, which he called "email," that replicated all the functions of the interoffice mail system: Inbox, Outbox, Folders, Memo, Attachments, Address Book, etc.
These features are now familiar parts of every email system. On August 30, 1982, the US government officially recognised Ayyadurai as the inventor of email by awarding him the first US Copyright for Email for his 1978 invention.
India's Rohan Bopanna and his Slovenian partner Katrina Srebotnik sailed into the US Open mixed doubles quarterfinals after a comprehensive straight-set win in their second-round match in New York. Sixth-seeded Bopanna and Srebotnik defeated the Spanish-South African pairing of Anabel Medina Garrigues and Raven Klaasen 6-3 6-4 in a contest which lasted an hour and five minutes. Therefore, the quarterfinal will have an Indian on both ends of the court as Bopanna and Srebotnik will square off against top seeds Sania Mirza and her Brazillian partner Bruno Soares.
Bombay High Court Chief Justice Mohit Shah administered the oath of office to Sinha. Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and other dignitaries were present at Raj Bhawan here on the occasion. Goa had no full time Governor following Wanchoo's resignation from the post after his role was questioned in VVIP chopper deal. Sinha, 71, becomes the first woman Governor of the state with a full-time charge. Born on November 27, 1942, at Chhapra village in Muzaffarpur district of Bihar, Sinha is a renowned Hindi writer and former chairperson of Central Social Welfare Board.