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The name Hindi comes from the Persian word Hind, which means "country of the Indus."

In India, Hindi is the most commonly spoken language, one might even say it's the most popular. Most of the northern part of the country respects and speaks Hindi as their mother tongue. It is used for the most basic form of expression in our country. The term Hindi comes from the Persian word Hind, which means "country of the Indus."

Nepal, Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago, Suriname, Fiji, and Mauritius are among the countries that speak the language. Every year, International Hindi Day or World Hindi Day is observed to promote Hindi language around the world.

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American inventor Christopher Latham Sholes was inspired to build the first functional typewriter.

World Typing Day is observed every year on January 8th to honour this written mode of communication that insures speed, precision, and efficiency. Typists can also compete in typing contests on this day.

Any of several machines for writing characters similar to those produced by printers' types, particularly one in which the characters are produced by steel types striking the paper through an inked ribbon, with the types being actuated by corresponding keys on a keyboard and the paper being held by a platen that moves along with the carriage when a key is struck.

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The company's attractiveness eroded as Apple Inc.'s iPhone.

After January 4, BlackBerry handsets running the original operating system and services will no longer be supported, signalling the end of an era for the famous device that ushered in the mobile age.

According to BlackBerry Ltd.'s end-of-life page, handsets running its in-house software "will no longer be expected to reliably function" after Tuesday. BlackBerry Ltd., formerly known as Research In Motion, whose signature handset in the 1990s came to symbolise working on the move, said handsets running its in-house software "will no longer be expected to reliably function" after Tuesday.

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It examines the country's financial stability

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) published its latest Financial Stability Report last week (FSR). As the name implies, it examines the country's financial stability, and it is compiled with input from all financial sector regulators. In other words, it provides information on the present state of various financial organisations, such as banks and non-banking lending firms. It also depicts the level of credit expansion and the rate at which borrowers fail to repay their debts.

The RBI also conducts a Systemic Risk Survey (SRS) as part of the FSR, which is released twice a year, in which it asks experts and market participants to assess the financial system on five main categories of risks: global, financial, macroeconomic, institutional, and general.

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