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A Pakistani expert, Sarmad Hussain is all set to help the India’s non-English speaking population to access web addresses in their native scripts.He is leading a panel called “Neo-Brahmi Panel” of 22 members on board to work on ‘.bharat’ in Hindi.

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Sarmad while talking to Economic Times said,


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“It reduces the barrier for people to come online. This will eventually help having the complete domain name in a local script, allowing the display of local content. For example, it will allow one person to have a complete email address in a local script and language”.

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The domain will be available in 21 Indian languages, inclusive of Assamese, Bengali, Manipuri, Dogri, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Marathi, Sanskrit, Gujarati, Punjabi, Kannada, Malayalam, Odiya, Tamil and Telugu.