Bennett University's Times School of Media is launching a Post-graduate diploma programme in Digital Media in Hindi, making it the first private university in India to offer such a course. The course is being offered at a time when India is witnessing a surge in the consumption of news and information in Hindi, and even more so when it comes to the digital platforms. India has about 500 million users who access the internet, making it the second largest online market behind China. By 2021, this number will increase to about 650 million users, with Hindi users outnumbering English users and creating a large need of Hindi content creators who are into reporting, writing, copy writing, anchoring etc. As of now, the country doesn't have the numbers to cater to this growing demand, especially in the digital space. BU's one-year course aims to fulfill this much-needed market demand. "The growth we are witnessing in Hindi on NBT is huge. We expect it to overtake English in the foreseeable … [Read more...] about Soon, more jobs for Hindi journalists than English
It's become one of the great modern caricatures – the Daily Mail reader. Deeply conservative and ultra-traditional, they're often reputed to thrive in towns like Tunbridge Wells (thanks to the old adage "disgusted of....").In recent days Theresa May has appealed over the heads of her MPs to the public in places like this.Now the recent retirement of editor Paul Dacre has led to the Mail itself changing.Mr Dacre's staunchly pro-Brexit message never failed to provoke; branding pro-European judges "enemies of the people", threatening to "crush the saboteurs" and challenging: "Who will speak for England?"There was never any doubting his position.His successor Geordie Greig has changed the rhetoric - backing Theresa May and her deal.Mr Dacre said support for Brexit "is in the DNA of both the Daily Mail and its readers".He warned any move to reverse this would be "editorial and commercial suicide".But his successor has brought in a significant change in tone, so will it have any … [Read more...] about Will the Conservatives be rattled by the Daily Mail’s new Brexit stance?
WATER at ten beaches in England is unsafe for swimming, according to the latest quality tests. One of the worst offenders is Weston-super-Mare, which attracts around 70,000 holidaymakers a year. “Sewage debris” was found off the Somerset town’s main beach by Environment Agency researchers. Debbie Apted, of Weston’s Cleaner Coastlines campaign group, said she was “surprised and disappointed”. She blamed baby wipes and plastic items for blocking sewers, adding: “It is vital we don’t use our toilets as bins.” Sewage and litter were the main reasons for most of the fails. HARRY DRUGS SHOCK Redknapp's family heartache over son due in court on serious drugs charge Arctic blast Coldest winter for 8 YEARS forecast as snow to return until White Christmas DRUG DEATH Schoolboy, 13, died after snorting heroin he and friends found in the woods SIGN HIM UP! Fans of heartbreaking Xmas ad costing £50 urge John Lewis to sign its maker TROLLEY … [Read more...] about Water at ten English beaches is unsafe for swimming with ‘sewage debris and litter’ found by experts
News / UK and world by Press Association November 16, 2018, 1:03 pm FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter A Royal Navy frigate has been scrambled to shadow a Russian warship travelling through the English Channel. Portsmouth-based HMS St Albans has been tasked with keeping watch on the Russian Slava-class cruiser Marshal Ustinov. A navy spokesman said: “The Russian unit – accompanied by an auxiliary ship and tug – recently left the Mediterranean and was tracked by allied French naval warships through the Bay of Biscay. “As the current fleet ready escort, HMS St Albans is the Royal Navy’s very high readiness ship which is charged with protecting the integrity of UK waters. “And she was therefore prepared to monitor the Russians as they entered the Channel, taking over the watch from the French warships.” Commander John Cromie, the commanding officer of HMS St Albans, said: “In this … [Read more...] about Royal Navy frigate shadows Russian warship in English Channel
At the launching ceremony. Source: soha.vn The application is a huge digital library of interactive e-books for kids, which features different subjects in daily life. One of the special topics in the app. is on Vietnam’s national sovereignty over seas and islands. Particularly, children are able to read more stories about troops stationed on islands, the Vietnam People’s Navy, and naval soldiers’ families on the mainland. The app. has so far been used by more than a million of children in over 100 countries worldwide. Translated by Song Anh … [Read more...] about English learning application to educate children on Vietnam’s seas and islands