Battling for survival

Survey depicts Kashmiris are gradually losing their mother tongue

Arif Shafi Wani

Mother tongue is considered to be the essence and identity of a nation and its citizens. Irrespective of different places of their birth, religion and cultural moorings, children learn their mother tongue from mother’s womb. However, due to various factors, Kashmiri language is dying a slow death.
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  • Kashmir

PM’s special scholarship scheme for JK in doldrums

Only 663 Beneficiaries Since 2011, HE Dept To Seek Extension

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Apr 24: The special scholarship scheme for the students hailing from Jammu and Kashmir announced by the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has proved to be a damp-squib.    The dismal More



  • Srinagar City

OOPS! LAL CHOWK BEAUTIFICATION PROVES UGLY

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M HYDERI

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  • Jammu

JK Govt approves Rs 15 cr child mortality reduction plan

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  • South Asia

6.2-magnitude quake shakes Pakistan

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Battling for survival

Survey depicts Kashmiris are gradually losing their mother tongue

KASHMIRI LANGUAGE

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Mother tongue is considered to be the essence and identity of a nation and its citizens. Irrespective of different places of their birth, religion and cultural moorings, children learn their mother tongue More



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