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Odisha Day 2014
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 28, 2014 last modified Apr 08, 2014 04:39 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
CIS-A2K in collaboration with the Odia Wikipedia community is organizing this event on March 29, 2014 at Jayadev Bhawan, Bhubaneswar.
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Odisha Day 2014: Coverage in Sambad
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 31, 2014 last modified Apr 11, 2014 12:32 PM — filed under: , , , ,
Odia newspaper Sambad covered the Odisha Day 2014 and published a report on March 31, 2014.
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Blog Entry Odisha Dibasa 2014: 14 Books Re-released under CC License
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Apr 14, 2014 — filed under: , , ,
Odisha became a separate state in British India on April 1, 1936. Odia, a 2,500 year old language recently gained the status of an Indian classical language. The Odia Wikimedia community celebrated these two occasions on March 29 in Bhubaneswar with a gathering of 70 people.
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Odisha: Odia Wikipedia reaching 5000 article mark!
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 31, 2013 — filed under: , , , ,
Many are not aware of the existence of Odia Wikipedia and other Indian language Wikipedias. But Odia Wikipedia has been growing gradually all these years and has become the most searched website and largest online encyclopedia in Odia language.
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Odisha: Wikipedia workshop at IIMC, Dhenkanal
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 30, 2013 last modified Oct 03, 2013 10:15 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Wikipedia workshop was held at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Dhenkanal, on Monday. The workshop was inaugurated by Head of IIMC, Dhenkanal, Dr Mrinal Chatterjee.
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Online space for Odia
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 12, 2016 last modified Jun 12, 2016 03:39 PM — filed under: , ,
From a few hundred articles in 2002 to over 10,600 articles on various aspects of Odisha today, Odia Wikipedia has certainly made a mark as far as promotion of the language is concerned. Wikipedia, the volunteer driven web-based multilingual encyclopedia project, is an important reference source on the Internet for all kinds of information.
Located in Access to Knowledge / News & Media
Blog Entry Open access platform to save the Odia Indian language
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Oct 24, 2014 — filed under: , , , ,
In February 2014, the Government of India declared the South Asian language Odia as the 6th classical language of India which is one among 22 scheduled languages of India and has a literary heritage of more than 5,000 years. There are documents for more than 3,500 years, and the rest are undocumented oral histories.
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Blog Entry Our Endangered Languages
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Feb 21, 2015 last modified Mar 10, 2015 01:41 AM — filed under: , ,
My op-ed (in Odia) about the endangered languages was published in the Samaja this 21st on the International Mother Language Day.
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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 Sambad Health and Women Edit-a-thon
by Admin published Apr 15, 2018 last modified May 07, 2018 04:34 PM — filed under: ,
Sambad Health and Women Edit-a-thon was an offline edit-a-thon held in the month of April in collaboration with the Sambad media house, Odia Wikimedia User Group and the Center for Internet and Society.
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