Classical Language

  • Malayalam to be granted status of classical language May 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Malayalam will soon be granted the status of a classical language. The Union Cabinet, at a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, on Thursday approved classifying Malayalam as a 'Classical Language', Finance Minister P Chidambaram told reporters. The benefits extended to Classical Languages include, two major annual international...
  • Malayalam to soon get classical language status: Chandy February 24, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Malayalam is all set to get the status of a classical Indian language, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said on Saturday. "Earlier, authorities did not hear our arguments properly. But when we presented our case with all documents, their stance changed and now it's just a matter of time before...
  • Malayalam must get classical tag: Kerala govt June 30, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: A piqued Kerala will approach the Centre again to obtain the classical language tag for Malayalam. A meeting convened by Chief Minister Oommen Chandy here on Friday decided to ask the Centre to review the decision of an expert committee which trashed Keralas request. The state will...
  • 4 arrested for planning to disrupt Tamil meet June 25, 2010

    Dharmapuri (Tamil Nadu): Four suspected Naxal supporters, who were planning to disrupt the ongoing World Tamil Classical Language Conference at Coimbatore, were on Friday arrested from a village near the town, police said. Acting on a tip off, a police team arrested the four from Hale village, seven km...