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Blog Entry We are Wikipedia
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Aug 25, 2014 last modified Sep 06, 2014 03:19 AM — filed under: , , ,
Wikimedia Deutchland has included a paragraph about WeAreWikipedia on their blog.
Located in Openness / Blog
Blog Entry We’ve All Got Some Baggage
by Lawrence Liang published Nov 13, 2010 last modified May 29, 2014 07:22 AM — filed under: ,
America’s newest trade agreement is not going to kill only iPods. The article appeared in the Tehelka Magazine Vol 7, Issue 45, Dated November 13, 2010
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry Web Accessibility Policy Making: An International Perspective
by Nirmita Narasimhan published Feb 28, 2012 last modified Sep 25, 2012 05:33 AM — filed under: , ,
G3ict and CIS are pleased to announce the publication of a new, improved edition of the Web Accessibility Policy Making: An International Perspective. The report published in cooperation with the Hans Foundation provides an updated synopsis of the many policies that governments have implemented around the world to ensure that the Internet and websites are accessible to persons with disabilities.
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Blog Entry What Indian Language Wikipedias can do for Greater Open Access in India
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Oct 22, 2016 — filed under: , , , ,
The number of internet users in India was expected to reach 460 million by 2015, as the growth in the previous year was 49 percent. The total number of users for Hindi content alone reached about 60 million last year.
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Blog Entry What is Wikimedia Education SAARC Conference?
by Sailesh Patnaik published Jun 05, 2019 last modified Jun 22, 2019 09:37 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
The Wikimedia Education SAARC conference is on 20th June 2019. A conference for Wikimedians, Wikimedia education leaders, educators and researchers engaged with Open Education and free knowledge movement.
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Whats & Hows of Wiki
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 26, 2013 last modified Oct 25, 2013 07:00 AM — filed under: , , ,
The Kings School students of class 10 were blessed to have Nitika Tandon & Subhashish Panigrahi of Wikipedia Foundation to conduct a workshop on the whats & hows of Wiki, creating & editing Wiki pages, etc. Our students also got a hands on experience, and they edited the Bibinca page on Wiki.
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Blog Entry Where is the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Headed?
by Anubha Sinha published Sep 12, 2016 last modified Sep 17, 2016 02:15 PM — filed under: ,
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) – the Asian answer to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is still being furiously scripted.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Why aren’t Indians using Wikipedia to hold the government to account?
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 14, 2016 — filed under: , ,
Despite its popularity, the site's benefits are going unutilised.
Located in Access to Knowledge / News & Media
Blog Entry Why It's Essential To Grow Indian-Language Wikipedias
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Jan 26, 2016 last modified May 28, 2016 06:52 AM — filed under: , , ,
On 15 January, Wikipedia, the free online encyclopaedia celebrated its 15th birthday, meeting this milestone with 36 million articles in more than 290 languages (the English-language Wikipedia alone has crossed the 5-million article mark). But here I want to address some major questions that we need to ask as Indians.
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Blog Entry Why Parallel Importation of Books Should Be Allowed
by Pranesh Prakash published Jan 25, 2011 last modified Feb 01, 2019 05:41 PM — filed under: , ,
There has been much controversy lately with some publishers trying to stop the government from amending s.2(m) of the Indian Copyright Act, clarifying that a parallel import will not be seen as an "infringing copy". This blog post argues that the government should, keeping in mind the larger picture, still go ahead and legalise parallel imports.
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