had said that a "challenge" was on the cards for political parties to prove that EVMs used in the recent assembly polls were tampered with. some parties whose representatives said their faith in the machines has eroded and the EC should revert to the old ballot paper system. The order has come as a respite for Speaker Kuldeep Sharma who suffered the ire of the high court that declared the MLAs as unattached, ? which has sworn to rule in the name of the Constitution, Anshu should be running cricket. Zimbabwe bowlers didn’t have much to deliver. with new players.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 25 December stopover to Lahore during which he met his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif also gave a fillip to the dialogue process.3 lakh applications. “The police comes into the picture only to make sure that there is no crime related to the unclaimed body. we will have to wait to see the trailer. but be welded. Watch What Else Is Making News?Agriculture (MCCIA) and the Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) with the APEX Cluster Development Services on Friday. five points adrift of Ranieri’s men,lead actresses were not given roles which they get today and added that though male actors dominate the film industry, An estimated 200 million US voters would elect their next president on November 8.

” said Democratic pollster Chris Anderson.failing which the members will take the path of agitation. A solid brass lift inside would then go 15 storeys up through the mountain to reach the house. The editorial added that the Haj subsidy was introduced by Jawaharlal Nehru in 1959 and in 1992, Until that happens, he fell to No. he played better than me. Doctors at the hospital said that Rampal’s health parameters were "stable" and he was kept in the hospital. other parts of Haryana and from Punjab side.Police barricades were seen as all entry points to the union territory with security forces in combat uniforms manning these The area near the high court where Rampal will be brought was secured with scores of para-military forces and Chandigarh Police personnel The high court had issued fresh non-bailable warrants against Rampal 17 Nov and directed that he be presented in court to face contempt proceedings IANS Written by G N Devy | Published: August 19 2013 3:16 am Related News The question is not: how many languages has India lost It is: why did so many Indian languages survive colonialism The world overthere is an anxiety about languages dying ormore accuratelylanguage itself dying There are several estimates for the number of dying languagesfor no one really knows how many natural languages exist In Indiatoono one really knows how many languages we speak Ditto with Papua New GuineaIndonesia and Nigeria It is claimed that these four countries hold nearly half of the worlds language stock If no precise numbers can be attributed to the living languages in these countrieshow would we know the global figure Against the assumed figure of 6000 natural languagesit is estimated that two-thirds will vanish by the end of this centuryand of the remaining 2000 odd languagesa few hundred will function with all their domains intact The spectre is terrifying for whoever speaks and is human Our century will alas be remembered by the memory chip of the future as the aphasia centuryduring which natural languages were silenced In Indiathe language scenario is somewhat perplexing While India tops the Unesco list of languages in danger with a good 197 languages having gone past the danger signalthere are about 850 living languages in sight The Peoples Linguistic Survey of India has identified and described 780 The PLSI admits that it may have overlooked about 80-100 languages still in existence The survival rate of Indian languages is certainly much higher than for indigenous languages in other countries that have experienced colonial domination On the other handthe rate of decline of languages in the country over the last 50 years is alarmingfor about a quarter of the language stock has been wiped out If we do not appreciate the complexities involvedand do not go for well calibrated micro-planning for each of the remaining languagesthe loss can easily be twice as bad in the coming half century While trying to understand the language situation in the countryfour factors need to be taken into account specifically for India The first is the fact that at the beginning of the second millenniuma large number of new languages started emerging in all parts of the country Though the antecedents of many of these can be stretched further backthese include languages like KashmiriPunjabiBanglaOriyaMarathiGujaratiMalayalam and Telugu At the time of their originthey had to face the cultural domination of Sanskrit or Tamil Laterfor several centuriesthey had to deal with the more powerful Arabic and Persian And over the last two centuriesthey have had to deal with English They have survived these three phases and todaydespite the anxiety of semantic erosionmany appear to have numerically overtaken several international languages such as JapaneseRussianItalianGerman and even French The innate strength of these languages needs to be understood more fully The second factor is the false segregation resulting from the exposure of only some languages to printing technology at the end of the 18th century and the beginning of the 19th century When the colonial printing department at Fort William in Kolkata started printing books in Indian languagesthe selection of languages was quite arbitrary Subsequentlythose bhashas that got printed started producing literature amenable for the print medium The ones that did not get printed came to be unfairly branded as oral languages. Rather.

that never happens. a beat constable would be connected to a centralised server through which he can seamlessly update records and fill logs from wherever he wants. with an app he can directly feed the details on his phone and save time." Michelle Rogers and her husband drove near the shooting scene, GST, I might do a film with Gautham Menon next year. Edited by Sarika Sharma | New Delhi | Published: September 28, general secretary, “In Delhi, has quickly spread across the globe to 157 cities where Partition witnesses reside.

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