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University of Texas to establish Hindi-Urdu program

The Hindu reportsThe University of Texas at Austin has been awarded more than $ 7, 00,000 to establish Hindi and Urdu teaching programs as part of the US Government's initiative to teach languages whose knowledge is considered critical to national security.Students in the four-year undergraduate HUF-Program will take language and content classes alongside coursework in their majors. In the third year, students will study abroad at one of India's prestigious universities. The university's Center for Global Education Opportunities will collaborate with the institute in developing the study abroad program.

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Indian religion has always felt that since the minds, the temperaments and the intellectual affinities of men are unlimited in their variety, a perfect liberty of thought and of worship must be allowed to the individual in his approach to the Infinite.Maharshi Aurobindo

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