26 Mar 2012
Very soon the traditional Indian language Sanskrit will be a part of the space, with the United States of America (USA) mulling to use it as computer language at NASA. After the refusal of the Indian Sanskrit scholars to help them acquire command over the language, US has urged its young generation to learn Sanskrit.
22 Nov 2014
New Delhi: In the midst of a row over removal of German as third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas, Union Minister Uma Bharati said Sanskrit should be recognised as an "intermediary" language to fill the "gap" between English and Hindi in the country.
27 Nov 2014
New Delhi: The Centre on Thursday submitted before the Supreme Court that Sanskrit will be the third language in classes 6 to 8 in Kendriya Vidyalayas. Appearing before the bench headed by Chief Justice H L Dattu, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi sought its permission to file an affidavit on the controversy arising out of Centre's decision to drop German as an alternative to Sanskrit as third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas. The bench allowed him to file an affidavit and posted the matter for Friday.
15 Jul 2014
New Delhi: CBSE has asked all its affiliated schools to celebrate 'Sanskrit week' on an experimental basis to popularise and stimulate interest in it and develop apps on the language.
21 Nov 2014
New Delhi: HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Friday said a controversy over German being replaced in KV schools has been created "deliberately" and asserted that its continuation as third language would have been a violation of the Constitution.
05 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The Centre on Friday stood by its decision on replacing German as third language with Sanskrit in Kendriya Vidyalayas but conceded before the Supreme Court that no exam would be conducted for the subject in the current session.
28 Nov 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday asked the government not to treat Sanskrit as a third language for Class 8 students of Kendriya Vidyalayas and instead treat it as an additional language retaining German as a third langauge.
29 Nov 2014
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Congress Committee President E V K S Elangovan on Saturday warned the Centre that it would face the opposition of Tamil people if BJP government forces schools to adopt Sanskrit as the third language.
14 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Kendriya Vidyalaya has decided to discontinue teaching German as an alternative to Sanskrit as third language, a decision which HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Friday said was taken in view of "national interest".
15 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan on Monday informed the Supreme Court that there will be no examination for the third language in this academic session (2014-15) for those students who have to take Sanskrit midway in place of German.