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DATE ARTICLE LINK TO PUBLICATION PDF
17th May 2021
Same Language Subtitling For A Billion Readers
BW Education

01st Mar 2021 [Mention] Celebrities including Stephen Fry and Sandi Toksvig join call for subtitles to be turned on for children's TV ITV
September 2020 PlanetRead and the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) has been featured on our new COVID-19 Innovation Hub. COVID-19 Innovation Hub              
03rd Sep 2020 [Mention] 7 Ways to Help Your Child to Love Reading Twinkl

02nd Jul 2020 Streaming for reading The Hindu
Summer 2020 Lifelong Reading for a Billion People
Stanford Social Innovation Review

14th May 2020 [Mention] India’s coronavirus lockdown has put the spotlight back on television as an ed-tech tool

Quartz India


07th May 2020 [Mention] Coronavirus: Home education channels should be automatically subtitled - expert
Radio New Zealand (RNZ)

06th May 2020 [Mention] Call for TVNZ To Add Subtitles To Home School Programmes Scoop
21st Apr 2020
[Mention] Boost your child’s reading skills by turning on the subtitles The National UAE

20th Apr 2020 PlanetRead chosen for a Wiki: 6 Organizations Working To Improve Literacy In Children & Adults
Wiki.ezvid.com

18th Apr 2020
[Mention] An Easy Way To Help Kids Learn At Home
Forbes

12th Apr 2020
[Mention] Coronavirus: 'Add TV subtitles to boost literacy'
Tes

12th Apr 2020 

[Mention] Broadcasters children's television urged turn subtitles bid raise literacy levels
DailyMailUK

12th Apr 2020
[Mention] How lockdown TV could boost children’s literacy
The Guardian

Oct - Dec 2019 The power of the word
IMPACT
11th Sep 2019
The larger picture about inclusive programming 
The Hindu 

21st July 2019 Lights, camera, caption! Why subtitles are no longer just for the hard of hearing
The Guardian            
27th May 2019 Subtitles on children's TV boost reading skills
The Times           

13th Aug 2018 How watching TV can help boost your child's reading skills
Manchester Evening News

29th July 2018 
Boosting Literacy One TV Set at a Time - If Only the State Spares the Funds
Harvard Economics Review

13th July 2018  
Boosting Literacy One TV Set at a Time - If Only the State Spares the Funds
The Wire

20th Jan 2018 
ASER 2017 Shows India's Secondary Education Sector Is Failing to Impart Basic Skills
The Wire

Dec 2017 
Noteworthy Social Entrepreneurs Year Ender 2017
The Daily Eye

25th Dec 2017
Subtitles on English content are a low hanging fruit for India's development. Seize it
Hindustan Times

27th Oct 2017
Voice Technologies Not Yet Ready to Push Literacy
Voice of America

20th Sept 2017
The unexpected way that Bollywood could help millions
BBC Future 

04th Sep 2017
"Successful Ed-Tech solutions deliver big at scale, cost and effectiveness"- Dr. Brij Kothari
Medium

04th Sep 2015
Reading for a Billion: A Simple Way to Increase Literacy in India 
The Huffington Post

29th Aug 2015
Solve Literacy, Digital Literacy Will Follow
The Huffington Post

21st July 2015
Closed Captioning Gives Literacy a Boost 
Education Week 

12th June 2015
Keeping it simple: The next technology revolution
Extreme Tech

25th April 2015
Literacy in India: A  bolly good read 
The Economist 

13th Dec 2014
A Prime Minister Gets the Innovation Ball Rolling
The Huffington Post

17th May 2014
Literacy, the Subtitle Way
The Wall Street Journal 

31st Jan 2014
Bollywood Karaoke and Same Language Subtitling to Promote Literacy
Worldbank.org

23rd Jan 2014
Spreading KNOWLEDGE
Business for all

7th March 2014
Digital technology means development is now happening outside the system
The Guardian

29th Dec 2013
C-A-T cat, cat  maane  billi 
Freewheeling

8th Nov 2013
Indian NGO wins  award for educating through Bollywood subtitles
Hindustan Times

8th Nov 2013
Indian NGO awarded for using Bollywood films to promote literacy
The Economic Times

8th Nov 2013
US salutes use of Bollywood songs as literacy tool
The Times of India

8th Nov 2013
PlanetRead gets US award for promoting literacy using films
Ummid.com




11th Sep 2019 The larger picture about inclusive programming
The Hindu