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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.
Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza stormed into the mixed doubles semifinals besides reaching the doubles quarterfinals, but compatriot Leander Paes exited the US Open with unexpected defeats in both his events. Top seeds Sania alongside Brazilian partner Bruno Soares beat the Indo-Slovenian duo of Rohana Bopanna and Katarina Srebotnik 7-5 2-6 10-5 in the mixed doubles quarterfinals at Flushing Meadows on Monday. Sania-Soares will take on the unseeded Yung-Jan Chan of Chinese Taipei and Britain's Ross Hutchins in the semifinals. Sania has not won a title yet at the US Open. However, Indian tennis veteran Paes had a forgettable outing.
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.
Narendra Modi-led government is performing "very well" and most of the people in the country believe this, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Tuesday. "Eighty per cent people in the country believes that the Narendra Modi-led BJP government is performing very well," he told reporters on the sidelines of a function in New Delhi. Singh was responding to a question on Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's attack on the NDA government over "price rise" and her party's allegation that there was rise in communal tension in the country as the new dispensation completes 100 days in power.
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.