OXFORD HINDI WORD
Oxford declares 'Samvidhaan' the Hindi word of 2019, says it reflects ethos, mood of the year
The word ‘Samvidhaan' first received widespread attention in August 2019.
New Indian meaning for Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary words
Indian connotations for common English words and phrases form a separate ge...
Aadhaar, dabba, hartal, shaadi among 26 new Indian English words added to Oxford Dictionary
Out of the 26 new words, 22 figure in the printed...
Oxford comma row: Talk of making small change with Brexit
UK’s comma-morative coin sparks literary controversy
Greta meets role model Malala; Nobel winner says climate activist is the only friend she'd skip school for
The two young activists met the University of Oxford.
Oxford reveals Word of the Year 2019: Here’s why we should be very, very concerned
The Word of the Year 2019 and the contenders that didn’t make it were all climate-related.
Govt to hire communications agency to spread word on Census-NPR
The Centre has decided to hire a professional communications agency for creating a buzz around Census 2021 and National Population Register (NPR) 2020 and bring about a behaviour change in the mindset of people across states and religions so they give enumerators accurate information.
Linguistic twist to post-Brexit tale: Only Rani's 'angrezi' acceptable in Britain
Some person, or persons put up a problematic notice in a block of council flats.
Oxford University plans Hindi, Urdu, Bengali family guides
The drive follows research which found that the extended family can play a crucial role in youngsters' decision making about the university, especially from South Asian backgrounds.
Ministries pulled up for failing Hindi test
A review by the government panel found that except for a few departments, most of the ministries failed to achieve their targets on implementation of Hindi up to the target level in their day-to-day work. The committee desired that all the government organisations should come up with websites in two languages – one of them being in Hindi.
When sale offers the best deal
Bargain hunters’ penchant for the succinct English word cannot be discounted.
Sanjay Raut quotes Hindi verse to take a dig at Devendra Fadnavis
Raut in a tweet said, "Jo khandaani raees hain wo mizaj rakhte hain narm apna, tumhara lehja bataa rahaa hai, tumhari daulat nayi nayi hai" (those rich by hereditary have a soft temperament, your tone shows your wealth is newly acquired). The Rajya Sabha member last week also quoted words of a Hindi poet on his Twitter handle to take aim at the BJP.
Hindi words on name boards of central govt offices blackened in Tamil Nadu
The incident comes in the backdrop of the raging controversy over the three-language formula initially proposed by the Centre.
Kerala CM attacks Shah on Hindi pitch; says it is a "war cry" against non-Hindi speaking people
Along with our mother tongue, let us use Hindi in our work", he said in a tweet on the occasion of Hindi Divas on Saturday.
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