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Odia Wikimedia community celebrated Odisha day, bringing 14 copyright free Odia books
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 29, 2014 last modified Apr 04, 2014 12:25 PM — filed under: , , , ,
Odia Wikimedia community has celebrated “Odisha day” today at Jayadev Bhawan. Inaugurating this event eminent linguist Padmashree Dr. Debiprasanna Pattanayak said, 'Collaborative effort and open access to knowledge repositories will enrich our language an culture'.
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Intellectuals stresses on need for revival of Bhagabat Tungi in Odisha villages as knowledge hub
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 22, 2014 last modified May 06, 2014 07:03 AM — filed under: , , ,
Odia Intellectuals stresses on need for revival of Bhagabat Tungi in Odisha villages as knowledge hub. This was expressed by the intellectuals at a seminar organized by ‘The Intellects’ at Tyagaraj Nagar Jaggnath Mandir, New Delhi.
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State Level Seminar on "Odia alphabet and order teaching in primary education"
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 30, 2014 — filed under: , , , ,
Subhashish Panigrahi participated in a state-level seminar on "Number of Odia characters and order teaching in primary education" (ପ୍ରଥମ ଶ୍ରେଣୀରେ ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଅକ୍ଷର ସଂଖ୍ୟା ଓ କ୍ରମଶିକ୍ଷା) co-organised by Institute of Odia Studies and Research, and Odia Bhasa Pratisthan in Bhubaneswar on September 14, 2014.
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Unable to read Odia on your android device? Don’t fret!
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 30, 2015 last modified Dec 15, 2015 08:04 AM — filed under: , ,
If you get only boxes in place of Odia fonts in your Android device then it does not support the language. So you need to install Odia font in your smart phone; one way is to root it, but it’s not without cons.
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Blog Entry WikipediansSpeak: Telugu Language Library Catalog Project Helps Wikipedia Grow
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Oct 11, 2015 last modified Dec 15, 2015 08:06 AM — filed under: , ,
In 2013, the interview project “WikipediansSpeak” was launched in response to observations that many noteworthy Wikimedians were being underrepresented both locally and globally. Not just them personally—their work, and the communities they represent, were also unknown to the Wikimedia community and the outside world.
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Odia gets more space in e-world
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 24, 2016 — filed under: , ,
A survey conducted by the Odia Wikipedia community and the Centre for Internet and Society reveals that the online presence of Odia language is gradually increasing.
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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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Blog Entry Imperial College Orientation Program, Bargarh
by Sailesh Patnaik published Feb 12, 2017 last modified Apr 16, 2017 07:51 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
An Odia Wikipedia workshop was conducted at Imperial College, Bargarh on 12 February, 2017.
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Blog Entry Bargarh Manuscript Digitisation Project
by Sailesh Patnaik published Feb 12, 2017 last modified Apr 16, 2017 08:08 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
The digitisation of temple manuscripts at the Dadhivamana Temple, Bargarh in Western Odisha followed by a workshop for the students of Imperial College took place between 11- 12 February, 2017.
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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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