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Hindi: Indo-Aryan language spoken in India
Hindi, or more precisely Modern Standard Hindi, is an Indo-Aryan language spoken chiefly in India. Hindi has been described as a standardised and Sanskritised register of the Hindustani language, which itself is based primarily on the Khariboli dialect of Delhi and neighbouring areas of Northern India. Hindi, written in the Devanagari script, is one of the two official languages of the Government of India, along with the English language. It is an official language in 9 States and 3 Union Territories and an additional official language in 3 other States. Hindi is also one of the 22 scheduled languages of the Republic of India.

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RJD to form alliance in Assam? Tejashwi Yadav replies in poll-bound state

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Prasad Yadav on Saturday said his party will contest the upcoming Assam Assembly polls with the "like-minded" parties, a step seen as an effort to eat into..

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Rajnath Singh launches trailer of movie 'Fauji Calling' [Video]

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh launched the trailer of the film 'Fauji Calling' in the national capital on January 25. It is an upcoming Hindi film showing the life of a family who is trying to..

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Adil Hussain: Bollywood missed an opportunity not casting a North-East actor in Mary Kom

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Director Renuka Shahane and actors Kajol and Tanvi Azmi talk to Hindustan Times about their upcoming film, Tribhanga. The Netflix film explores the themes of familial relationships, how 'hurt people..

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