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Srinagar: On International Mother Language Day, The Jammu and Kashmir Bank released an advertisement poster on social media promoting diversity by displaying various Indian languages. However, the graphic missed an important language, that is, Kashmiri. K-Twitter reacted immediately expressing their disappointment. Gowhar Geelani, a Kashmir based author, labelled this as cultural aggression. https://twitter.com/GowharGeelani/status/1363463455311876097 While a resident of Srinagar, Mir Faheem, called it a ‘World Shame Day for J&K Bank’ . https://twitter.com/mirfaheem123/status/1363454830073765888 Kashmiri journalist Rifat Abdullah…

Srinagar: Right wing Hindu organisation member, Rakesh Bajrangi of Rashtriya Bajrang Dal has called for a ban on Pheran in Kashmir. “Till date terrorists have carried out activities wearing these Pherans which are loose enough to hide weapons inside,” he can be heard saying in a video. He further said that this problem has come forward many times in the past, yet the government has not taken any decision in this regard. According to him the…

Seeks incentivization of publication of journals, magazines, dailies in local languages Srinagar: National Conference (NC) President and Member of Parliament from Srinagar Farooq Abdullah on Saturday said that mother tongue is the underlying component of one’s culture and identity and that every effort should be made to protect the linguistic diversity of Jammu and Kashmir. Abdullah, while remarking on the importance of preserving the linguistic heritage of Jammu and Kashmir, said the mother tongue must…

New Delhi: Officials of the Government of India have said that the source of the Power Point Toolkit that celebrity environment activist Greta Thunberg tweeted was put together by a Canada-based pro-Khalistan organisation, Times of India reported. Quoting senior government sources the report said said the kit, aimed at damaging India’s interests, was prepared by ‘Peace For Justice’, a body co-founded by a self-declared Khalistan supporter Mo Dhaliwal who is based in Vancouver, Canada. The…