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Ranchi University will have a department for each for all the nine languages – Jharkhand

The Times of India, Oct 7, 2013 RANCHI: Ranchi University may soon get separate departments each for all the nine languages being taught in the tribal regional language (TRL) department. This has been a longstanding demand and the proposal was approved … Continue reading

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Korwa dialect on the verge of extinction – Jharkhand

SANTOSH K. KIRO, The Telegraph, Calcutta, Wednesday , March 28 , 2012 Vanishing dialect of a primitive tribe A study on tribal tongues, sponsored by Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL)-Mysore and carried out by scholars and students of Ranchi University, has … Continue reading

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Unicef packages: tribal languages as the medium of instruction for children – Jharkhand

  SANTOSH K. KIRO, The Telegraph, Calcutta 3 March 2012 At a time when the state is red-faced about rural primary schoolchildren clueless in class, Unicef (Jharkhand) has embarked upon a pioneering project of preparing textbooks in tribal and regional … Continue reading

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