Mumbai/IBNS: Actor Paresh Rawal has said he is "stunned by the protest" by the students of Banaras Hindu University against the appointmewnt of Muslim professor Firoze Khan in the Sanskrit faculty.
Varanasi/IBNS: The students of Sanskrit Vidya Dharm Vijnan, a unit of Banaras Hindu University (BHU), are continuing with their protests as the education institution is firm on the appointment of Muslim professor Firoze Khan as the Sanskrit teacher, media reports said.
New Delhi/IBNS: Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said that we should all learn Sanskrit so that we maintain a living link with our rich past and truly understand what it means to be an "Indian".
Chandigarh, Feb 16 (UNI): The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has expressed its displeasure over substituting Punjabi as second language with Sanskrit language in the state-run school there, saying it would deny the Punjabi-speaking people their legitimate rights, a statement said on Saturday.
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IBNS): Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand called on the President of India Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday.
New Delhi, Apr 26 (IBNS) Reacting sharply to Union Minister Smriti Irani's "request" to IITs to teach Sanskrit, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has mockingly said now computer language should be declared "anti-national".
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IBNS): Germany on Sunday welcomed the Indian government's decision to confer Padma Shri on German Sanskrit scholar Dr. Annette Schmiedchen.
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IBNS): The Centre on Friday informed the Supreme Court that student would not have to take a Sanskrit exam this year as the government decided to drop German as a third language, media reports said.