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    In the last phase of voting in Maharashtra, 19 constituencies go to the polls including 6 seats in Mumbai, India's financial capital. In 2009, UPA allies Congress and NCP swept through the city winning all six seats. For the BJP and Shiv Sena it is now also a prestige battle...
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    KERI: Due to deaths of several wild animals on the railway tracks passing through the Mollem national park, Anilkumar, the deputy conservator of forests, has written a letter to South-Western railway division at Hubli to curtail the speed of trains passing through the park and to sensitize the drivers about...
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    Mercury levels in the city have reached a boiling point, so much so, that a railway track near Cotton Green station was found to have bent due to excessive heat on Wednesday. The incident led to a disruption of services between 2.20 pm to 3.25 pm.
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    NEW DELHI – The Ministry of Railways has ruled out the possibility of halting night movement of goods trains and diversion of passenger trains through the known elephant corridors under NF Railways, on the ground that the move would have an adverse impact on the economy of the region...
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    Now rail users can get information on expected arrival and departure timings of a particular train on their mobile phones besides tracking its its position on a real time basis.   Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS), the information and technology arm of railways, has launched a new mobile application...

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Today ,1044 hauled by loco TWIN WDM 3A ET Shed...

37 posts - Mon May 21, 2012 - are hidden. Click to open.

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Totally wrong translation........Shame on Google..speed of sound is 332 m/sec not 33 :-p :-p ROFLMAO :-D

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Here's the most recent updated data
bit.ly/14upLM

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From another source the data varied on different parameters:
bit.ly/K6lHGg Data source: Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 15th ed. (2005)
Mandarin Chinese NATIVE: 873 million
2nd: 178 million
TOTAL: 1.051 billion,
Hindi NATIVE: 370 million
2nd:120 million
TOTAL: 490 million,
Spanish NATIVE: 350 million
2nd: 70 million
TOTAL: 420 million,
English NATIVE: 340
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TOTAL: 510 million.
bit.ly/K6m97o
1Mandarin
Number of speakers: 1 billion+,
2 English
Number of speakers: 508 million,
3 Hindustani-(Hindustani is the primary language of India’s crowded population, and it encompasses a huge number of dialects (of which the most commonly spoken is Hindi). While many predict that the population of India will soon surpass that of China, the prominence of English in India prevents Hindustani from surpassing the most popular language in the world.)
Number of speakers: 497 million,
4 Spanish
Number of speakers: 392 million

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Sir,you should show at least top 10 languages of world so as to compare Hindusthani with any other close language in India.The data you're providing there is Only Hindi No nearest Competitor.But Bengali is World's 7th most spoken Language(including Bangladesh too..!!)Thats why I support Tamim Iqbal & Shakib-Al-Hassan :-p

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And finally a 2011 data:bit.ly/K6mUNL
Language Rank Other estimates
Mandarin 1
1,052 million including second language speakers (Ethnologue, 1999)/ 1,151 million (982 native, 179 second language) /It is also one of the six official languages of the United Nations.
Spanish 2
417 million including second-language speakers (Ethnologue 1999)./ More than 500 million, as of 2009/ It is also one of the six official languages of the United Nations.
English 3
508 million including second-language speakers. More than 900 million (as a total of first, second and foreign language spoken according to
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List of countries by English-speaking population). It is also one of the six official languages of the United Nations.
Hindi/Urdu 4
487 million (366 million with all varieties of Hindi and Urdu + 120 million as a second language in 1999)/ 484.5 million (258 mill. properly Hindi, 422 million all varieties of Hindi and 51,5 of Urdu according to Indian Census 2001 + 11 million Urdu speakers in 1993 census of Pakistan)/ 552 million currently. 473.5 million of 1,028 million spoken some variety of Hindi or Urdu according to Indian Census (46%). In Pakistan 7.57% speak Urdu. Currently the population of India is 1,173 million and 168 million is currently the population of Pakistan. (294.4 million speak properly Hindi as a first language): 422 million of 1,028 million spoken Hindi according to the 2001 Indian census.

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You are so worried about hindi boy. Don't worry with railways you guys spreading that language all over india. Courts saying its not a official language but still railways blindly following as Rajabasha !!

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Rly just saying it as Rajbhasha but No Rly Emlpoyee following.My father worked in Rlys for 37 yrs,he never used Hindi in any of his day-t-day Offciial activity.English was the language of written communication & Bengali/Assamese is the primarly language of communication b/w Guard/LP/Controller/ASM etc..Even Hindi speaking person comfortable speaking Bengali/Assamese.

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Now you are talking like jealous boy.
Hindi is not my mother tong and it people how makes difference not Govt.
Read again what court said and in which context.

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May be your area. But in other area's they are expanding it in all central govt organisations.

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Yes, jealousy is not a good thing. We can happily adore English but we can't take Hindi. No integration means division between people and harm in the works. So why don't take Hindi as well as English for common practice when people from different mother tongues converge to talk.

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Discussion going towards personal attacks.
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