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Speaking English was a huge problem for me: Dhanush


December 28th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) "Kolaveri Di" lyrics are a hotchpotch mix of English and Tamil, the singing style doesn't conform to any particular style and it was sung by a ... Read more...

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Language use can go on a roller-coaster ride during childhood


February 25th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): A North Carolina State University study has found that language use can go on a roller-coaster ride during childhood as kids adopt and abandon vernacular language patterns."We found ... Read more...

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Infants raised in bilingual households can distinguish unfamiliar languages


February 19th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): A psychologist at the University of British Columbia has revealed that infants raised in households where Spanish and Catalan are spoken can discriminate between English and French just ... Read more...

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Russia wants officials to be fluent in English


January 15th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (IANS) Russia wants all its newly-recruited bureaucrats to be English-speaking people from the next year and is taking measures to have at least one-fifth of its federal officials knowing ... Read more...

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Foreign brides, grooms to face English tests in UK


November 27th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.27 (ANI): Foreign brides and grooms will have to prove they can speak English before being allowed to move to the UK under new rules which come in to force on ... Read more...

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‘Macho man’ Putin zooms in Formula One racecar


November 8th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 8 (ANI): Russian Prime Minister Valdimir Putin had a taste of Formula One racing on Sunday when he tried his driving skills on a yellow Renault, reaching a speed of ... Read more...

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Arizona Department Of Education To Examine English Accents Of Teachers


May 25th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Arizona, May 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dr. Tom Horne the state Superintendent of public instruction has mentioned to media sources that the Arizona Department of Education will be sending evaluators to ... Read more...

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Over one million school students in England speak English as a second-language


May 14th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 14 (ANI): According to official figures, almost one million students in Britain speak English as a second language, while in some parts of London, their number is over 75 percent ... Read more...

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Walnut Creek, CA woman sentenced for forced labor of domestic servant


April 16th, 2010 - 1:59 am ICT by BNO News
OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – A Walnut Creek, California woman was sentenced to five years in prison and to pay $123,740 in restitution for forced labor of her domestic servant, prosecutors announced ... Read more...

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‘Anti-German’ radio ad banned in UK


January 20th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): A British advertising watchdog has banned a radio advert for a recruitment company as it implied that Germans are tyrants.Publicity for Reed's recruitment website featured a man speaking ... Read more...

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China overtaking India in English usage: study


November 20th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 20 (IANS) India is falling behind China in its attempts to increase the use of English, risking squandering a key economic advantage, a new report says. A "huge shortage" of teachers ... Read more...

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Television Synopsis: Bigg Boss Season 3 -Episode 26


November 10th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Love in the JailIt is Monday again, a day that all the housemates dread. Especially after the open nominations last week, everyone is prepared for the unusual to happen. The nominations begin ... Read more...

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Television Synopsis Bigg Boss 3


November 5th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bigg Boss talkies: A flopThere "Ain't No Sunshine' in Tanaaz and Bhakhtyar's life this morning as their day beings with a heated argument. We have been seeing that the couple is ... Read more...

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New Collins dictionary has text messaging guide too


September 9th, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Imagine a dictionary that offers tips on text messaging abbreviations for Indian cell phone users and has a Shakespeare guide too. Well that's exactly what two new ... Read more...

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Sandra Bullock was bullied in school over frumpy German clothes


July 15th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Sandra Bullock has revealed that she was often bullied during her time in high school for sporting frumpy clothes bought in Germany.The actress and her younger sister ... Read more...

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English important even to Hindi-speaking poor


April 16th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) If the Samajwadi Party thought that its anti-English and anti-computer stance will strike a chord with the Hindi-speaking poor, it may have to do a re-think. Many ... Read more...

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A British school where students speak 64 languages


April 1st, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 1 (ANI): Students speak 64 languages at one of Britain's most multi-cultural schools with majority of them not speaking English, the native language of the country.Four in five children at ... Read more...

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Army is fighting Brit jihadists in Afghanistan


February 25th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.25 (ANI): Interceptions of Taliban communications have shown that British jihadists some "speaking with West Midlands and Yorkshire accents" are active in Helmand and other parts of southern Afghanistan. According to ... Read more...

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Asian skilled workers” will need 70 `immigration” points to enter the UK


September 10th, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.10 (ANI): New immigration laws in Britain are likely to create many hurdles for skilled workers from other countries, especially for skilled general physicians, midwives and teachers of Asian origin. They ... Read more...

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Immigrants struggling to speak English will lose benefits under Tory plans


May 27th, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by admin
London, May 27 (ANI): Immigrant workers and foreign-born citizens who struggle to speak English will be denied benefits unless they accept language lessons, under plans unveiled by the Conservatives. The Telegraph ... Read more...

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