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Kannada Wikipedia Editathon Coverage in Prajavani
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 29, 2015 last modified Jan 05, 2016 06:40 AM — filed under: , ,
The article was published in Prajavani Mangal on December 10, 2015. A scanned version of the article is below.
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Kannada Wikipedia Editathon in Prajavani
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 29, 2015 last modified Jan 05, 2016 06:39 AM — filed under: , ,
The article was published in Prajavani on December 13, 2015. A scanned version of the article is below.
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Odia Wikipedia Workshop to be organised in Puri
by Sailesh Patnaik published Dec 29, 2015 last modified Dec 29, 2015 11:55 AM — filed under: ,
In collaboration with the the Google Local guides group, the first ever Odia Wikipedia workshop in Puri is being organised on this December 20.
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Telugu Wikipedia Day 2015, Photo Walk
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 29, 2015 last modified Jan 05, 2016 06:27 AM — filed under: , ,
On December 13, 2015, Telugu Wikipedians conducted a historical photowalk in Dr.YSR state archeological museum to celebrate Telugu Wikipedia Day 2015. Pavan Santhosh attended the event as a CIS-A2K representative and facilitated media coverage for the programme.
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Blog Entry ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଉଇକିପାଠାଗାର
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Dec 30, 2015 last modified Jan 05, 2016 06:30 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Odia newspaper Sambad carried this featured column of mine yesterday in their Sunday supplement "Sambada Rabibara" on December 6, 2015.
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Blog Entry 30 Books of Odia Author and Historian Jagannath Prasad Das to Come Online on Odia Wikisource
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Dec 04, 2015 last modified Jan 03, 2016 11:19 AM — filed under: , , ,
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Telugu Wikipedia Education Program at Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada
by Pavan Santosh published Jan 13, 2016 last modified Jan 13, 2016 07:51 AM — filed under: , , , ,
In collaboration with Andhra Loyola College (ALC), Vijayawada, Access to Knowledge programme (CIS-A2K) of the Centre for Internet and Society is opening up a Wikipedia Digital Centre in the college so that students and local Wikimedians could grow Wikipedia and other Wikimedia content in Telugu and other Indian languages. To begin with this, a two-day long Wikipedia Education Program is also being initiated which will continue to grow further by expanding local content on Wikipedia.
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Wikipedia Workshop in the Theme of "Sau Dhuni Teen" in Pune University
by Abhinav Garule published Aug 19, 2015 last modified Jun 18, 2016 06:10 PM — filed under: , , , ,
A Wikipedia workshop is being planned to be organised in the Srimati Savitribai Phule Pune University on the 20th August 2015. Under the scope of “Sau Dhuni Teen” project, the workshop is focused on building resources in Indian languages for women's studies on Wikipedia and equip its participants with the rudiments of contributing to Wikipedia, and to introduce it as a concept to them.
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Blog Entry Eight Challenges That Indian-Language Wikipedias Need to Overcome
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Mar 29, 2016 last modified Mar 29, 2016 05:05 PM — filed under: , , ,
Even after a decade of existence, Indian language Wikipedias are not yet known to many Indian language speakers. Wikipedia, being the largest available encyclopedia made in the human history, it what it is today because of the hundreds and thousands of volunteer-editors. But while native-language Wikipedias are becoming game-changers in other corners of the world, the scenario in India is skewed. In my experience, here are a number of challenges that Indian-language Wikipedias are currently facing.
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Blog Entry 8 Challenges In Growing Indian-Language Wikipedias
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 31, 2016 last modified Jun 18, 2016 05:11 PM — filed under: , , ,
While speaking at BHASHA: Indian Languages Digital Festival, a day-long discourse at New Delhi on Indian languages and their state in new media, especially digital platforms, I touched upon Wikipedia in Indian languages. Most people, in fact, do not even know that Wikipedia exists in many Indian languages.
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