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Read Bengali, Malayalam classics online as free Wiki libraries grow
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 10, 2016 last modified Jan 29, 2016 03:51 PM — filed under: , , ,
Content Includes Classics In Malayalam, Bengali.
Located in Access to Knowledge / News & Media
Blog Entry Rejuvenating India’s Rivers the Wiki Way
by Subodh Kulkarni published Mar 07, 2019 last modified Apr 01, 2019 01:18 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
Tarun Bharat Sangh (TBS), an organisation working on rejuvenation of rivers in India, has began documentation of rivers on Wiki, especially to draw attention to and mitigate the crisis of toxic deposits facing more than 40 rivers in India. The work was started by Jal Biradari, TBS’s Maharashtra based group, in Sangli district with the help of the Access to Knowledge (CIS-A2K) team of CIS. Here is the report from the first pilot workshop conducted by CIS-A2K during 22-25 December 2018 at Tarun Bharat Sangh Ashram, in Alwar, Rajasthan.
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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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Blog Entry Research Studies on Indian Language Wikimedia Projects 2019-21
by Sneha PP published Dec 31, 2020 last modified Oct 21, 2022 12:59 PM — filed under: , , , ,
This is a compilation of the final reports from a series of short-term studies undertaken by the CIS-A2K team in 2019-2021, on an array of topics related to Indian language Wikimedia projects. The projects were undertaken by Subodh Kulkarni, Bodhisattwa Mandal, Bhuvana Meenakshi Koteeswaran, Ananth Subray, Satpal Dandiwal and Nitesh Gill, with research oversight and editorial support by Puthiya Purayil Sneha, and internal review by Sumandro Chattapadhyay and Ambika Tandon.
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Blog Entry Sambad 100 Women Edit-a-thon
by Ting Yi Chang and Sailesh Patnaik published Mar 20, 2017 last modified Apr 18, 2017 10:05 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
A two-day 100 Women Edit-a-thon was held on March 18 and 19, 2017 in collaboration with Odisha’s biggest newspaper publisher Sambad. The event was inspired by BBC’s 100 Women series and edit-a-thons with the same name in December 2016. More than 20 female journalists participated and registered as new Odia Wikipedians. The event served as a highlight of the Women’s History Month in Indian language Wikipedias as well as in the global movement.
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Blog Entry Sau Dhuni Teen Project: December Edit-a-thon
by Abhinav Garule published Dec 08, 2015 last modified Dec 08, 2015 10:30 AM — filed under: , ,
As part of the "Sau Dhuni Teen Project" a multilingual Wikipedia Wikipedia edit-a-thon was organised at the Women's Studies Centre, University of Pune.
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Blog Entry South Asia's Largest Wikimedia Conference Kicks Off in India
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Aug 08, 2016 — filed under: , , ,
Wiki Conference India 2016, the largest gathering of the contributors of Wikipedia (the multilingual online encyclopaedia) and its sister projects called Wikimedia projects, begins August 5 in Landran, in the Indian state of Punjab.
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Blog Entry South India Copyright Workshop
by Subodh Kulkarni published Oct 21, 2018 last modified Nov 06, 2018 01:25 AM — filed under: , , ,
A workshop on Copyright was organized by CIS-A2K at Hotel Bhagini Icon in Bengaluru from 19th to 21st October 2018. Seventeen members from 5 language communities (Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Tulu) participated in the workshop. Yann Forget was the master trainer for the workshop.
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Spread awareness through Malayalam Wikipedia: Gadgil
by Prasad Krishna published May 05, 2016 — filed under: , ,
"Contribution of information by people of Rukadi village near Kolhapur to Marathi Wikipedia, by referring to media reports, helped spread the word about mass fish deaths in the region. Similar efforts should be initiated in Kerala so that information about local movements like Plachimada campaign would be available in the public domain," opined environmentalist Madhav Gadgil. He was speaking at the Malayalam Wikipedia workshop hosted by Swadeshabhimani Media Study Centre at Vakkom Moulavi Memorial Hall here on Wednesday.
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Blog Entry Stats for March 2016
by Rahmanuddin Shaikh published May 08, 2016 last modified Jun 07, 2016 04:06 AM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
CIS-A2K team closely works with 5 Indian languages, we call as focus language areas. Here are the stats for the month of March 2016.
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