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Geographical Indications in India Edit-a-thon
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 26, 2016 — filed under: , , , , ,
Between 25 January and 31 January 2016, CIS-A2K is organizing an edit-a-thon to celebrate India's republic day. The goal of this edit-a-thon is to create and improve Geographical Indications articles.
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Blog Entry This Multilingual Edit-a-thon wants to Improve Indian Content on Wikipedia
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Jan 27, 2016 last modified Jan 28, 2016 07:23 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Ever wondered how many articles the Kannada Wikipedia or the Hindi Wikipedia have relating to India, its social history, literary and cultural heritage and the journey of over 1600 languages?
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GI-tagged products to get Wiki pages
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 27, 2016 — filed under: , , ,
Ever realised that the famous, red hot Naga Mirchi (a special variety of chilli from Nagaland) doesn’t have a Wikipedia page?
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Kannada Wikipedia not on top of the charts
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 28, 2016 last modified Jun 18, 2016 04:23 PM — filed under: , ,
It occupies the 10th place among Indian languages.
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Books at a Click
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 29, 2016 last modified Jun 18, 2016 05:52 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
The OdiaWikimedia community and Bhubaneswar-based Srujanika have come together to make rare science books available online for readers, students & science educators.
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Blog Entry ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଭାଷା ପାଇଁ କିଛି ଅନ୍ତର୍ଜାତୀୟ ଇଣ୍ଟରନେଟ ପ୍ରକଳ୍ପ
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Jan 14, 2016 last modified Jun 18, 2016 04:24 PM — filed under: , , ,
With more free and open software coming in, more people are coming together and collaborating. The ownership of various projects are coming from bigger corporations to the hands of people. It is essential to learn about the global, collaborative and multilingual projects in our language so that it come out of the four walls of literature and become the language of economy and knowledge. In this piece, I have discussed about three open knowledge projects Odia Wikipedia, Odia Wikisource and Global Voices Odia, how they work and how anyone can contribute in these projects.
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Blog Entry WikipediansSpeak: Odia Wikisourcer Shares her Journey and Goals
by Subhashish Panigrahi and Nasim Ali published Jan 30, 2016 last modified Feb 05, 2016 08:49 PM — filed under: , , ,
The most active editor on the Odia Wikisource is Pankajmala Sarangi, a native of Odisha who now lives in New Delhi, where she works at a non-profit. As a leader in a broad community that is dominated by males—indeed, she is the most active contributor to the Odia-language Wikisource—we asked her to share her journey and her goals to grow the project and community as part of the “WikipediansSpeWell, I think I would work on creating a database of all the Odia speakers living in New Delhi and the city organizations that work in propagating Odia language and culture, and plan Wikisource outreach programs for them.k” interview series.
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Blog Entry କେତେ ମାଗଣା "ଫ୍ରି ବେସିକ୍ସ
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Jan 04, 2016 last modified Jan 30, 2016 11:05 AM — filed under: , , ,
This op-ed was published in Odia newspaper "The Samaja" on January 4, 2016. Sunil Abraham and Pranesh Prakash were quoted.
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Blog Entry Odia Wikipedia progress from July to December, 2015
by Rahmanuddin Shaikh published Jan 01, 2016 last modified Feb 05, 2016 02:45 AM — filed under: , , ,
Odia Wikipedia, one of the very active Wikipedias in Indian languages has been showing a negative rate of growth for the last 6 months. We will try to analyse, what has been happening and how can that be improved.
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Blog Entry Report of Konkani Wikipedia's progress (July-December 2015)
by Rahmanuddin Shaikh published Jan 01, 2016 last modified Feb 05, 2016 02:49 AM — filed under: , , ,
Konkani language is one of the 22 languages recognized by Indian union in 8th schedule. As per the 2007 census there are about 7.4 million Konkani speakers.[1] Konkani language has its own Wikipedia created on 15th June 2015. This blog post will try to put out Konkani Wikipedia's growth from a perspective based on Wikimedia stats.
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