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Sanskrit: Language of ancient Indian subcontinent
Sanskrit is a language of ancient India with a 3,500-year history. It is the primary liturgical language of Hinduism and the predominant language of most works of Hindu philosophy as well as some of the principal texts of Buddhism and Jainism. Sanskrit, in its variants and numerous dialects, was the lingua franca of ancient and medieval India. In the early 1st millennium CE, along with Buddhism and Hinduism, Sanskrit migrated to Southeast Asia, parts of East Asia and Central Asia, emerging as a language of high culture and of local ruling elites in these regions.


BHU faculty writes to President against Muslim professor's appointment in Sanskrit department

In a letter to the President of India Ramnath Kovind, the professors have called for the immediate annulment of Khan's appointment and place him to some other Sanskrit teaching department.
DNA - Published

WB: Amid BHU row, college in Belur Math appoints Muslim professor for Sanskrit

"I think religion should not come in the way of education. If someone indulges in religious profiling of professors and teachers, nothing can be more unfortunate," the professor said
DNA - Published

SC referred to books in Sanskrit, Urdu, Persian, French in Ayodhya verdict

The apex court bench, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and comprising Justices S A Bobde, D Y Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S A Nazeer, perused 533 documentary exhibits, including religious texts,..
IndiaTimes - Published

RSS-affiliate NGO plans to train MPs in speaking Sanskrit

IndiaTimes - Published

Ayodhya Dispute: Sanskrit inscription points to Vishnu temple, says Ram Lalla's lawyer

Earlier, the Hindu side had claimed the existence of a massive public structure on the disputed site. Senior advocate CS Vaidyanathan, who appeared for the deity, said that this public structure was a..
DNA - Published

'Quoted out of context': HRD Ministry clarifies Pokhriyal's NASA claims of 'Sanskrit being most scientific language'

"This is to clarify regarding press reports attributing certain statements to the Minister for Human Resource Development Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, while speaking at the IIT Bombay convocation on..
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NASA says if speaking computers become reality in future, it will be due to Sanskrit language: HRD minister

The HRD minister also claimed that Charaka Rishi, hailed as one of the principal contributors of Ayurveda, was the first person who researched and discovered atoms and molecules.
DNA - Published

HRD minister quotes viral hoax on Sanskrit

Nasa believes that Sanskrit is the most scientific language for programming, said HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal โ€˜Nishankโ€™ while delivering the 57th convocation address at IIT-Bombay. Students told..
IndiaTimes - Published

Without Sanskrit, India can not be understood fully: RSS chief

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Jaipur school fosters children with shlokas and ayats alike

Here, hands are raised while reciting Quranic verses and folded while reciting Sanskrit shlokas
DNA - Published

Few takers for Rajasthan's Sanskrit university

Increasingly over the years, the number of students enrolling at the Jagadguru Ramanand Rajasthan Sanskrit University for graduate as well as post-graduate programmes has dwindled
DNA - Published

BJP seeks inclusion of Dogri, Sanskrit, Punjabi languages in J&K schools

IndiaTimes - Published

809 posts of teachers vacant in Sanskrit universities: HRD minister

IndiaTimes - Published

Watch: 'Mandir vahin banayenge' slogans raised as BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj takes oath in Lok Sabha

BJP MP from Unnao, Sakshi Maharaj took oath in Sanskrit.
DNA - Published

UP govt to now issue press releases in Sanskrit also

In a bid to promote Sanskrit, the Uttar Pradesh government will now issue press releases in Sanskrit along with Hindi, English and Urdu, an official said on Tuesday. The first press note in Sanskrit..
IndiaTimes - Published

Union HRD Minister stresses on importance of creating Sanskrit-speaking villages

HRD Minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' Thursday said at least two Sanskrit-speaking villages must be developed near the central institutes promoting and preserving the language.
DNA - Published

Not a realistic request: Shashi Tharoor on making Sanskrit as official language

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Friday did not agree with National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) chairman Nand Kumar Sai over his request to make Sanskrit as an official language and..
DNA - Published

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