[

oxford university press

]
The switch to online learning meant less in-person interactions with other children and little exercise.The pandemic has paved the way for a hybrid model in education, combining digital and traditional methods of teaching and learning, but governments need to act so that progress from the past year is not lost, according to the report "Education: The Journey Towards a Digital Revolution".(File photo)

India did well in transition to digital learning: Oxford report

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON APR 08, 2021 05:29 PM IST
The transition to online learning during the coronavirus-induced lockdown in India was done rather well, though unequal access to digital learning devices as well as lack of internet connectivity were major issue: Oxford report
Education remained the one tool for social mobility, but women were still expected to use fairness creams to be marriageable. (Bloomberg)
Education remained the one tool for social mobility, but women were still expected to use fairness creams to be marriageable. (Bloomberg)

Oxford University Press, Literacy India set up centre for upskilling women

PTI | , New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2021 03:50 PM IST
The centre was launched on Monday by Literacy India and Oxford University Press (OUP) on the occasion of International Women's Day.
Oxford Dictionary amends definition of ‘woman’ after massive criticism on sexist reference(Twitter/BBMbreaksthru/OED)
Oxford Dictionary amends definition of ‘woman’ after massive criticism on sexist reference(Twitter/BBMbreaksthru/OED)

Oxford Dictionary amends definition of ‘woman’ after massive criticism on sexist reference

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2020 02:21 PM IST
Oxford University Press makes amends to the definition of the word ‘woman’ after several petitions filed last year criticised the inclusion of sexist labels like ‘bitch, bint, wench’ and other offensive synonyms in the dictionary
This edition has 26 new Indian English words of which 22 figure in the printed dictionary.(Unsplash)
This edition has 26 new Indian English words of which 22 figure in the printed dictionary.(Unsplash)

Aadhaar, dabba, hartal, shaadi make it to Oxford dictionary

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2020 04:59 PM IST
According to OUP, the new edition provides better, more accurate and understandable definitions with examples, usage notes and additional resources to help the learner use the right word in the right context.
Winners are selected nationally through participating Oxford University Press branches, and then become semi-finalists in the regional competition across Asia. (Representational image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Winners are selected nationally through participating Oxford University Press branches, and then become semi-finalists in the regional competition across Asia. (Representational image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

5 Indian students qualify for Oxford Big Read Asia contest

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON NOV 17, 2019 12:10 PM IST
The winners from India are B R Nimeesha (from Madurai), Ananya Sheorey, Saara Sen, Neha Chhajed and Sama S Jahagirdar (all from Nagpur), a statement from Oxford University Press said.
The State is ‘man’ in India, and the woman citizen is a ‘difference’.(Kota Neelima)
The State is ‘man’ in India, and the woman citizen is a ‘difference’.(Kota Neelima)

Farmer suicides: The fate of the women left behind

Hindustan Times | By Kota Neelima
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2019 10:12 AM IST
A widow’s burden is heavier not only because she is alone in her troubles but also because she is invisible to the state, the society and to even her own family.
Writer, playwright, actor and movie director Girish Raghunath Karnad died in Bengaluru on Monday June 10, 2019 after suffering from a long illness.
Writer, playwright, actor and movie director Girish Raghunath Karnad died in Bengaluru on Monday June 10, 2019 after suffering from a long illness.

Girish Karnad, the artiste as a brave intellectual

Hindustan Times | By Smruti Koppikar
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2019 11:30 AM IST
Karnad’s legacy encompasses his public role as a libertarian, an uncompromising public intellectual
A woman employee examining the condition of the file of old issues of Hindustan Times newspaper at Sikh Reference Library at Golden Temple.(HT Representative Photo)
A woman employee examining the condition of the file of old issues of Hindustan Times newspaper at Sikh Reference Library at Golden Temple.(HT Representative Photo)

New Indian Foundation ’s focus on post-1947 history to fill literary gap

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Paramita Ghosh
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2018 11:36 PM IST
There are many histories — subaltern, institutional, to do with movements — that tell the story of a nation, its crests, troughs, flows and stasis. Since 2004, the New Indian Foundation (NIF)
SHARE
Story Saved