Diwali across India

Diwali across India

The word Diwali brims our minds with nostalgic memories of candle-lights, earthen lamps, homes filled with rich smells of delicious delicacies and mouth-watering sweets, the vibrant new clothes, bag full of firecrackers, hours of hard work put in designing the best Rangoli, the warmth of families & friends, the surprising…

TERMS EXPLAINED

TERMS EXPLAINED

Over the generations, numerous civilizations have developed numerous languages in the world. In the words of Edward Sapir,“Language is the most massive and inclusive art we know, a mountainous and anonymous work of unconscious generations.”  Today as the distance between the nations of the world is reducing and everyone is looking…

Linguistic Diversity in India

Linguistic Diversity in India

Expressing ones emotions and feelings, and communicating with each other is one of the basic characteristics of a living being. Every living creature expresses himself in some form or other using combination of actions and sounds. Humans, the most evolved species, have eventually developed a very sophisticated way of verbal…

GALA 2017 Amsterdam

GALA 2017 Amsterdam

Post-conference round-up by Shrushti Chhapia, Co-owner GALA 2017 Amsterdam, indeed a gala time!  GALA Conference 2017, 26-29 March at Hotel Okura Amsterdam, was the biggest and so far the best conference I attended. The event brought together about 470 delegates plus 140 live stream participants from over 40 countries representing all…