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Languages dying out under benign neglect

February 22, 2019 08:50 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Three dozen languages in Nepal are on the verge of extinction but the government is doing little to preserve them.

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If you’re looking to learn more about Nepal’s culture and the different kinds of languages spoken here, you might be interested in joining a session of Ranjana Lipi Calligraphy Workshop by the Callijatra team. Although the workshop will not delve deep into the various kinds of scripts (Lipis), it will give a thorough introduction to one particular script: Ranjana Lipi.

MAHENDRANAGAr, Dhanusha, June 30: Chief Minister of Province No. 2 Lalbabu Raut has announced to unveil provincial language policy in line with the honoring all mother languages spoken in the Province No. 2.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: The Language Commission is working on a plan to preserve 29 languages that are on the verge of disappearance, including the Chepang, Kusunda and Dura languages.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: The Language Commission is working on a plan to preserve 29 languages that are on the verge of disappearance, including the Chepang, Kusunda and Dura languages.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Amid confusion regarding the language to administer oath of the office and secrecy to elected members of Provincial Assembly in Province 2, four languages were used. The languages were Nepali, Bhojpuri, Maithili and Hindi. The oath was administered by provincial governor Ratneshwor Lal Kayastha at Janakpur Chamber of Commerce and Industry Hall.  Administration of oaths have been completed in Province 1, 2 and 3. See the Oath here.

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KATHMANDU, June 11: The Election Commission (EC) has clarified that the voter education materials published in various local languages to effectively educate voters from different castes and communities is done in a good faith.

PALPA, Dec 25: A Madrasa established at Islampur in Rampur Municipality – 6 for the Muslim community is now taking in admission of children from the Hindu community.

LONDON, Nov 16: The BBC said on Wednesday that its World Service will begin broadcasting in 11 additional languages in a drive to reach millions more people, including in places like North Korea where impartial news is hard to get.

JANAKPURDHAM, Nov 2: The letter of civic felicitation to be presented to President of India Pranab Mukherjee by the people of Janakpur has been prepared in three languages—Nepali, English and Maithili.

Four-year-old Bella Devyatkina rose to fame after her appearance on a Russian TV talent show, where she spoke seven different languages without a prominent accent. RT invited Bella to its Moscow studios and spoke to the child prodigy.