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 List of national languages of India - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Constitution of India has stipulated the usage of Hindi and English to be the two official languages of communication for the national government.
These languages are entitled to representation on the Official Language Commission, and a candidate in an examination conducted for national government service may opt to take the exam in any of these languages.
Mahl— language of Minicoy, spoken in the island of Minicoy,
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_national_languages_of_India   (685 words)

  
 List of Indian languages by total speakers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The official figure of 'mother tongues' spoken in India is 1,683, of which an estimated 850 are in daily use.
The SIL Ethnologue lists 387 living languages for India.
English is spoken as a second language by somewhere between 50 and 250 million Indians.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Indian_languages_by_total_speakers   (249 words)

  
 India - Linguistic Relations
The languages of India belong to four major families: Indo-Aryan (a branch of the Indo-European family), Dravidian, Austroasiatic (Austric), and Sino-Tibetan, with the overwhelming majority of the population speaking languages belonging to the first two families.
India's languages reflect the intricate levels of social hierarchy and caste.
These literary languages differ markedly from the spoken forms and village dialects that coexist with a plethora of caste idioms and regional lingua francas (see Village Unity and Divisiveness, ch.
countrystudies.us /india/63.htm   (1308 words)

  
 Hindi Online Research :: Information about Hindi
Hindi also refers to a standardized register of Hindustani that was made the official language[2] of India on January 26, 1965, although English language and 21 other languages were also recognised as List of national languages of India by the Constitution of India.
For centuries Sanskrit and Persian had been regarded as the languages of the elite, to a large extent regardless of their ethnic or religious background.
Hindi is the predominant language in the states and territories of Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Haryana, Chandigarh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Uttaranchal, Jharkhand, and Chattisgarh.
www.ncweddingplanner.com /search/Hindi.html   (3681 words)

  
 Marathi - Simple English Wikipedia
Marathi is the language spoken in Maharashtra, India.
It is atleast one thousand years old and is based on Sanskrit.
simple.wikipedia.org /wiki/Marathi   (78 words)

  
 National Archives of India : Museum of National Archives
MUSEUM OF NATIONAL ARCHIVES OF INDIA BRIEF OF ITEMS DISPLAYED IN Parwana of Ala Khan in Persian dated 19 October 1352 (Oldest document on paper in National Archives of India).
List of implements required for manufacturing of Green Tea.
Ain-I-Akbari (Persian), 27 April 1824 A.D. Sanskrit Lotus Sutra Manuscript from the National Archives of Nepal (photocopy).
nationalarchives.nic.in /museum.html   (331 words)

  
 Wikimedia India chapter - Meta
Based on the list of national languages of India, at least the following languages should be covered by this chapter:
There is a mailing list at WikimediaIndia-l for discussion of this chapter, and of the Indian language Wikimedia projects in general.
It is proposed to start an India chapter of the Wikimedia Foundation.
meta.wikimedia.org /wiki/Wikimedia_India_chapter   (222 words)

  
 CIA - The World Factbook -- India
India is capitalizing on its large numbers of well-educated people skilled in the English language to become a major exporter of software services and software workers.
India's diverse economy encompasses traditional village farming, modern agriculture, handicrafts, a wide range of modern industries, and a multitude of services.
The subcontinent was divided into the secular state of India and the smaller Muslim state of Pakistan.
www.cia.gov /cia/publications/factbook/geos/in.html   (1437 words)

  
 Kodava Takk -
Kodava Takk (literally Kodava language), is the original language of the south Karnataka district of Kodagu.
It is the primary language of Kodavas, but a large portion of other communities and tribes in Kodagu also use Kodava Thakk.
It belongs to the Dravidian languages family, and is related to and influenced by Kannada, Tamil and Malayalam.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Kodava_Thakk   (194 words)

  
 National Security Education Program Program Preferences
Each year, NSEP publishes a list of geographic areas, languages, and fields of study identified as critical to U.S. national security.
Exceptions to Countries, Languages, and Fields of Study: NSEP recognizes that it cannot encompass all countries, languages, and fields of study critical to U.S. national security.
The lists are developed by NSEP based on a survey of agencies and offices throughout the federal sector.
www.iie.org /programs/nsep/preferences.htm   (626 words)

  
 List of national anthems - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dependent areas are listed only if they have an anthem separate from or in addition to that of their mother country.
National Anthem of the Republic of China (National Banner Song is used as the alternate anthem at international events such as the Olympic Games)
The names of nations that no longer exist, or are not independent states but nevertheless have official anthems, are italicized.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_national_anthems   (1118 words)

  
 Indian, Chinese, & Japanese Emperors
India and China are the sources of the greatest civilizations in Eastern and Southern Asia.
The legend of the mission of Thomas to India is now of renewed interest because of the discovery of the text of the Gospel of Thomas, one of the Gnostic Gospels, in Egypt in 1945.
Later, when the West, India, and China all had contact with each other, it was at first India that had the most influence on China, through the introduction of Buddhism.
www.friesian.com /sangoku.htm   (12208 words)

  
 Ethnologue report for India
Of those, 415 are living languages and 13 are extinct.
There are 22 official 'scheduled' languages: Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, Dogri, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Malayalam, Marathi, Meitei, Nepali, Oriya, Eastern Panjabi, Sanskrit, Santali, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu.
Considered to be dialects of one language with Chaudangsi and dialects in Chhanguru and Tinker districts of Nepal.
www.ethnologue.com /show_country.asp?name=India   (7527 words)

  
 All National Women's History Month Honorees
She taught in the reservation school for the Pomos because she wanted to teach the children in the Indian language and of their culture.
She was on the National Committee of the United States Democratic Party and was a delegate to the national conventions until 1992.
Her testimony led to national awareness and the creation and implementation of new policies by businesses, educational institutions, and government to identify and stop sexual harassment.
www.nwhp.org /whm/all-honorees.html   (10878 words)

  
 natlang.htm
India is its multitude of perspectives, its diversity, and therefore, this national language can only be true in nations which have only one language, which are homogenous.
Rather, they had the more moderate goal of having a pan-Indian language which could be used for governing and which the people could use to communicate with others who did not speak their language.
The official language is not always the majority language of the state; for example, many of the north-eastern states use English for this purpose.
www.ling.upenn.edu /~jason2/papers/natlang.htm   (15467 words)

  
 Punjabi Information Center - punjabi girls
Punjabi is the official language of the Indian state of Punjab, and is also punjabi punjabi jokes girls spoken in neighbouring areas such as Haryana, punjabi funny emails Himachal Pradesh and Delhi.
Sikhs and others in the Indian state of Punjab tend to use the Gurmukhī (from the mouth of the Gurus) script.
As such, Punjabi language and culture tend to be punjabi translation one of the uniting factors in spite of national and religious affiliations.
www.scipeeps.com /Sci-Official_Languages_P_-_S/Punjabi.html   (605 words)

  
 Hindi Language and Literature
Outside of India, Hindi speakers are 100,000 in USA; 685,170 in Mauritius; 890,292 in South Africa; 232,760 in Yemen; 147,000 in Uganda; 5,000 in Singapore; 8 million in Nepal; 20,000 in New Zealand; 30,000 in Germany.
Sometimes they are regarded to be independent languages and sometimes dialects of Hindi.
Urdu, the official language of Pakistan, spoken by about 41 million in Pakistan and other countries, is essentially the same language.
www.cs.colostate.edu /~malaiya/hindiint.html   (844 words)

  
 India Government Agencies - Indian Government Deparments, Armed Forces, Ministries and Boards
National Languages - List of India's national languages
National Animal - Description of national animal of India tiger
National Emblem- Brief description of national emblem of India
www.searchindia.com /search/Government/index2.shtml   (140 words)

  
 Martindale's Language Center: Languages of India
LANGUAGE AND SCRIPTS OF INDIA: BENGALI- IIT Madras Multilingual Systems Project, Systems Development Laboratory, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India Multimedia Bengali Script (Text & Images).
HINDU, SIKH, BUDDHIST AND JAIN NAMES - India Express "...a list of names originating from India with their Sanskit meanings...
HINDI DICTIONARY - K. Machida, Institute for the Study of Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Tokyo, Japan Multimedia Hindi Dictionary (Text & Images).
www.martindalecenter.com /Language_3_India.html   (3655 words)

  
 Travel - India Travel,Tourism In India,Travel to India,India Tours,Indian Travel,Indian Tourism,Tour to India,INDIA TRAVEL
An extensive list of travel agrents and tour operators in India.
Important information on monuments in India, their history, their location, how to get there, And cost of tickets involved in visiting these monuments.
Find information on various festivals in India and their cultural relevance in different parts of India.
www.indiantravelportal.com   (619 words)

  
 Governments on the WWW: India
Embassy of India in Abu Dhabi, Arab Emirates
Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations in New York
National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER)
www.gksoft.com /govt/en/in.html   (1323 words)

  
 NTIA: Office of International Affairs
Corporate or marketing sites will not be listed, unless they provide unusually valuable information regarding international and corporate trends and/or valuable links.
National Host for EU ACTS Research Project (In French and English)
Please select initial letter for country from list below
www.ntia.doc.gov /oiahome/dianelist.html   (2228 words)

  
 Meteoroloo.com :: India - map of india
Map of India.[2]For most of its independent history, India's national government has been controlled by the Indian National Congress Party.
PoliticsLaw, Constitution, Political parties (Communist Party of India (Marxist), Indian National Congress, sugarcane research india Bharatiya Janata Party), Foreign relations, Elections, Political divisions
On the Indian Ocean, it is adjacent to the island nations of the Maldives on the southwest, Sri Lanka on the south, and Indonesia on the southeast.
www.meteoroloo.com /Met-countries-e-l/India.html   (3939 words)

  
 List of national languages of India - Definition of List of national languages of India by Webster's Online Dictionary
List of national languages of India not found in the Dictionary
List of national languages of India - Definition of List of national languages of India by Webster's Online Dictionary
www.webster-dictionary.org /definition/List%20of%20national%20languages%20of%20India   (40 words)

  
 List_of_national_languages_of_India
The Constitution of India has stipulated the usage of Hindi and English to be the two languages of official communication for the national government.
Additionally, it classifies a set of 22 scheduled languages which are languages that can be officially adopted by different states for administrative purposes, and also as a medium of communication between the national and the state governments, as also for examinations conducted for national government service.
As drafted, English ceased to exist as an official language (on par with Hindi) in 1965, after which it was intended to continue as an "associate additional official language" until such time that a duly appointed committee can decide on a full-scale transition to Hindi, based on a periodic review.
www.comicscomics.com /search.php?title=List_of_national_languages_of_India   (435 words)

  
 guide.html
Not only the language but the gods of Vedic India have their counterparts in the pantheons of ancient Greece and Rome.   Ethnic and racial interconnections also cross national and cultural boundaries.
This reading list is not intended to be representative of the broad sweep of literature on any topic.  It provides an  introduction to the some of the best currently available studies.  For further more general or specialized study the reader may turn to the extensive bibliographies in the books recommended.
Language has often been a divisive force in the subcontinent.
www.saja.org /guide.html   (435 words)

  
 guide.html
Not only the language but the gods of Vedic India have their counterparts in the pantheons of ancient Greece and Rome.   Ethnic and racial interconnections also cross national and cultural boundaries.
This reading list is not intended to be representative of the broad sweep of literature on any topic.  It provides an  introduction to the some of the best currently available studies.  For further more general or specialized study the reader may turn to the extensive bibliographies in the books recommended.
Language has often been a divisive force in the subcontinent.
www.saja.org /guide.html   (435 words)

  
 guide.html
Not only the language but the gods of Vedic India have their counterparts in the pantheons of ancient Greece and Rome.   Ethnic and racial interconnections also cross national and cultural boundaries.
This reading list is not intended to be representative of the broad sweep of literature on any topic.  It provides an  introduction to the some of the best currently available studies.  For further more general or specialized study the reader may turn to the extensive bibliographies in the books recommended.
Language has often been a divisive force in the subcontinent.
www.saja.org /guide.html   (435 words)

  
 Bangladesh Maps - Weather - History - Politics - Travel - Economy - Geography
Bengali, a member of the Indo-Aryan languages and written in a script similar to Devanagari, is the official national language, but English is generally spoken in urban areas and used in (higher) education and government.
Laying north of the Bay of Bengal, on land it borders India almost exclusively, save for a small section bordering Myanmar in the southeast.
There also are a small number of Buddhists, Christians, and animists.
bangladesh.asinah.net   (435 words)

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