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Wikipedia workshop at Sinhgad Institute of Technology and Science, Pune
by Abhinav Garule published Oct 07, 2015 last modified Feb 26, 2016 10:10 AM — filed under: , , ,
The goal of this Wikipedia workshop is to increase awareness about Wikipedia and equip its participants with the rudiments of contributing to Wikipedia, and to introduce it as a concept to them. The participants will be learn about Wikipedia and its sister projects. Furthermore, they will be encouraged to contribute in these projects.
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The Intellects holds 2nd International Conclave of Odia Language
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 26, 2016 last modified Feb 27, 2016 05:35 AM — filed under: , ,
The Intellects, a Delhi-based progressive forum of intellectuals, held the 2nd International Conclave of Odia Language at the India International Centre in New Delhi today.
Located in Access to Knowledge / News & Media
Blog Entry Cultural institution AKA GLAM for more OER
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Feb 27, 2016 — filed under: , , ,
My submission titled "Cultural institution AKA GLAM for more OER" under the theme of "Innovative approaches to opening up cultural heritage collections for education" has been selected for the OER16 conference to be held in Edinburg, Scotland from 19 to 20 April 2016.
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International Mother Language Day
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 27, 2016 — filed under: , ,
On 21 February 2016, Eenadu published a special story on the occasion of International Mother language day in Hyderabad edition. The special story covered Wikipedians effort to develop Encyclopedic content online and also about multi-lingual (English-Telugu) Wikipedians meetup organized in December 2015.
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Blog Entry This little innovation is bringing a revolution in the Odia language
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Feb 03, 2016 last modified Feb 27, 2016 07:33 AM — filed under: , ,
Depicting human language within computing environments has always been a challenge: a given language's script and alphabet needs to be mapped to a coding system that a computer can process digitally. This is done by way of an encoding system that basically maps each character to a unique numeric code.
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Wikimedia Education SAARC conference
by Admin published Apr 25, 2019 last modified Jun 22, 2019 09:30 AM — filed under: , ,
Centre for Internet & Society's Access to Knowledge team (CIS-A2K) happy to announce that, Wikimedia Education SAARC conference 2019 programme submissions (proposals) are open from today, 25 April 2019. Deadline for applying for scholarship is 20 May 2019. The conference organized by Christ University in association with CIS-A2K will be held from 20 - 22 June 2019 at Christ University in Bengaluru. The event is being co-organized by Wikimedia Foundation and Wikipedia & Education User Group.
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Blog Entry Supporting Indian Language Wikipedias Program/Report
by Gopala Krishna A published Apr 05, 2019 last modified May 01, 2019 05:04 AM — filed under: , , ,
CIS-A2K team submitted Project Tiger final report.
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Train-the-Trainer 2019 at Vishakhapatnam
by Pavan Santhosh published May 24, 2019 last modified May 24, 2019 02:21 AM — filed under: , ,
Train-the-trainer 2019 (TTT 2019), residential training program to groom leadership among the Indian Wikimedia community members, is going to happen in Visakhapatnam during 31 May, 1 and 2 June 2019 at Fairfield by Marriott Hotel at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.
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Writing skills improve with Wikipedia editing
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 15, 2016 — filed under: , , ,
Pavan Santhosh said that contributing to Wikipedia and working in Wikimedia community improves our leadership qualities and writing skills. In an awareness session conducted about "You can edit Wikipedia" in JKC college, Guntur, Santhosh explained how to create and improve articles about Wikipedia in this program. Principal I.Nageswara Rao presided over this meeting.
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Blog Entry వంద రోజులు.. వంద వ్యాసాలు - తెలుగు వికీపీడియాలో మోత్కూరు యువకుని రికార్డు (100 Days...100 Articles: Wikipedian from Motkur created record in Telugu Wikipedia)
by Pavan Santhosh published Dec 18, 2016 — filed under: , , ,
Pranay Raj Vangari of Motkur Padmashali colony created record in Telugu Wikipedia. "100 Days- 100 Articles" is already going on in many languages worldwide and Pranay Raj took challenge in Telugu Wikipedia, completed it successfully. Pranay is theatre scholor. He started first article in this challenge on september 8 and continued to write articles on every day till December 16 to complete 100 articles. Pranay said that two other Telugu Wikipedians (Pavan and Meena) successfully completed the challenge and explained that he inspired from them to complete it. Telangana state language & cultural department director Mamidi Harikrishna felicitated Pranay in His chamber on this occasion and appreciated for his work.
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