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Language: Kurukh

  • Mar 03, 2012
  • 08:59 PM

Tribal language students lay siege to RU

Times of India
Sunil Mahto, a student, said, "There are only three teachers for nine languages in the department which has more than 700 students. The university is still admitting new students and charging an extra Rs 2,500 for extra classes during the admission which are never held. Even the regular classes are rarely taken in the department."
  • Feb 29, 2012
  • 03:30 PM

Official tag inspires wordsmiths

Santosh K. Kiro / Calcutta Telegraph
Unlikely but true. From farmers to railway employees to professors, indigenous writers are taking up the pen in the wake of the state government according second official language status to five tribal languages — Kurukh, Mundari, Ho, Santhali and Kharia — and four regional languages — Kurmali, Panch Pargania, Nagpuri and Khortha.
  • Apr 24, 2011
  • 12:45 AM

Cops get lingo lesson to tackle Maoists

Jaideep Deogharia / The Times of India
RANCHI: Knowledge of tribal dialect may not be an essential qualification for appointment in Jharkhand police but of late the men in khaki have realized its importance and started arranging classes to know the lingo.
  • Apr 21, 2011
  • 02:35 AM

Demand for new academy for regional languages

MSN India
Ranchi, Apr 20 (PTI) Political parties today favoured an academy for regional languages to promote and protect languages spoken in Jharkhand. The demand was made at an all-party meeting chaired by Chief Minister Arjun Munda, who promised to look into it.

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