Darululoom books soon in English, Hindi

September 4th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) India's leading Islamic seminary Darululoom-Deoband will soon sell English and Hindi translations of its Urdu publications, its officials said Tuesday.The seminary management came up with ... Read more...

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Man held for distributing plagiarised poems of Mamata

May 3rd, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) A man was arrested from central Kolkata Thursday and booked under the Copyright Act for illegally publishing and distributing books containing several poems of West ... Read more...

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Chinese musician to translate Tagore compositions

May 5th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) Renowned Chinese musician Liu Yuening is set about to translate Rabindranath Tagore's compositions into Chinese as part of the bard's 150th birth anniversary celebrations. The first ... Read more...

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Now, Google to transcend language barriers

January 12th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): Google's prototype language translator, Conversation Mode now lets you communicate with locals in any part of the world.The translator uses Android phones to record spoken words and then ... Read more...

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Google to play live interpreter using smartphones

September 7th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 7 (DPA) Internet search giant Google unveiled new technology Tuesday that slowly interprets conversations between two people who do not speak the same language. The software was demonstrated during a presentation ... Read more...

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‘Vuvuzela’ voted word of the World Cup

July 13th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (South Africa), July 13 (ANI): "Vuvuzela" has been voted the word of the World Cup by global linguists who said on Monday the tournament will be best remembered for the ... Read more...

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UK-based translation firm looking for people to help translate Brooklynese!

April 29th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 29(ANI): A London-based translation firm is offering jobs to people who can help translate Brooklyn accent.Europeans traveling to America are often baffled by Brooklynese style of speech.To help ... Read more...

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Homer Simpson’s ‘D’oh!’ voted top linguistic contribution to TV

March 25th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 25 (ANI): The popular expression 'D'oh!' has been named the greatest contribution to the English language made by The Simpsons in a new survey.Homer Simpson's famous grunt of dumb annoyance ... Read more...

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With books on morality, religion, Turkey debuts at world fair

February 3rd, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Books on morality and religion have caught the attention of quite a few people at the ongoing 19th World Book Fair here. And no, they are not ... Read more...

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