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Blog Entry NIE Steps in to Grow Konkani Wikipedia
by T. Vishnu Vardhan published Sep 06, 2014 last modified Oct 10, 2014 11:26 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society's Access to Knowledge team (CIS-A2K) signed a memorandum of agreement (MoU) with Nirmala Institute of Education, Goa to enhance digital literacy in Konkani in the education sector across Goa.
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Blog Entry Konkani Wikipedia Goes Live After 'Nine Years' of Incubation
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Jul 18, 2015 last modified Jun 18, 2016 06:15 PM — filed under: , , , , , ,
Konkani Wikipedia is the second Wikimedia project after Odia Wikisource that has gone live out of incubation. The project stayed in the incubation for nine long years and the community has gone through a long debate to have a Wikipedia of their own. Here is a blog highlighting three Konkani Wikimedians and an advocate of the Wikipedia movement whose efforts finally paid off.
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Blog Entry Reading Devanagari script based sites like Konkani Wikipedia in Kannada Script
by U.B.Pavanaja published Jul 13, 2015 last modified Jun 18, 2016 06:14 PM — filed under: ,
This is a small hack to read websites with Devanagari script (used for Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Maithili and a few more languages) based sites like Konkani Wikipedia in Kannada script.
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Mangalore: Konkani writers resolve to form all-India forum at JKS conference
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 01, 2013 last modified Oct 14, 2013 01:36 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Jagotik Konknni Songhotton (JKS) organized an All-India Konkani Writers’ Conference on Sunday, September 29 at Kalaangann.
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Panaji: DKA organizes two day Konkani Wikipedia workshop
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 18, 2013 — filed under: , , , ,
In order to showcase Romi Konknni on a global platform, Dalgado Konknni Akademi (DKA) organized a two day Konkani Wikipedia workshop November 16 and November 17 for Romi Konknni writers in collaboration with Centre for Internet and Society’s Access to Knowledge Programme, Bangalore.
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Konkani Wikipedia from Goa University in 6 months
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 27, 2013 — filed under: , , , ,
Piles of the thick four volumes of Konkani vishwakosh or encyclopedia waiting to be picked up by users at the Goa University (GU) will now attain a modern avatar.
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Blog Entry Community digest: Konkani language speakers are separated by scripts but unite by Wikipedia; news in brief
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Aug 07, 2016 — filed under: , , , ,
Konkani-language Wikipedians on what they think of Wikipedia as a binding factor for native speakers who speak in different variations of the same language and write in different scripts.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry Wikiwomen’s Meetup at St. Agnes College Explores Potentials and Plans of Women Editors in Mangalore, Karnataka
by Ting-Yi Chang published Sep 01, 2016 last modified Sep 01, 2016 02:39 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
Karnataka is known for its diverse linguistic cultures. Aside from Kannada, many are native speakers of Konkani, Tulu, and other languages. A small Wikiwomen's meetup was held on Saturday, August 27th at St. Agnes College, Mangalore, to invite female Wikipedians from the region. Many of them were new to the online encyclopedia but demonstrated strong interest in learning and contributing more Indic language content online.
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कोंकणी विश्‍वकोश ‘विकिपीडिया’वर
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 23, 2013 — filed under: , , , ,
News about digitalization of Konkani Vishwakosh, appeared in Navprabha daily on October 22, 2013 on front page.
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