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Wikipedia WikiMeetup at Bangalore
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 11, 2016 last modified Aug 12, 2016 01:31 PM — filed under: , , , ,
Bangalore based Wikipedians will gather for a meeting at the Centre for Internet and Society on Sunday, August 14, 2016 at 3.00 p.m.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Events
Wikipedia Will Reward You For Translating English Articles To Indian Languages
by Admin published Apr 17, 2018 — filed under: ,
India has seen a substantial growth in the number of internet users since the introduction of attractive prices by Jio. Internet adoption is seen as the key to bridging the divide between urban and rural populations and an important means of increasing literacy, especially in the backward parts of the country.
Located in Access to Knowledge / News & Media
Wikipedia Women's Workshop Bangalore 2013
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 13, 2013 — filed under: , , ,
The Wikipedia Women's Workshop Bangalore 2013 was held on March 8, 2013 at Servelots Infotech, Jayanagar in Bangalore. It was organized by Wikimedia India. Dr. U.B. Pavanaja participated in the event. The news was covered by Kannada Prabha on March 9, 2013.
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Blog Entry Wikipedia Women's Workshop in Mumbai
by Noopur Raval published Nov 21, 2012 last modified Dec 03, 2012 06:01 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The Wiki Women Workshop was organized at the Vidyalankar Institute of Technology, Wadala in Mumbai on November 4, 2012. It was attended by over 60 women participants who were taught how to contribute to Wikipedia articles and briefed about the knowledge gaps in Wikipedia — the free encyclopedia. Noopur Raval has prepared a report of the event.
Located in Openness / Blog
Blog Entry Wikipedia workshop @ Inmantec College, Ghaziabad
by Nitika Tandon published Oct 19, 2012 last modified Jan 07, 2013 04:30 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
The Access to Knowledge team at the Centre for Internet & Society was approached by Gaurav Prashar, Assistant Dean at Inmantec College, Ghaziabad to organize a Wikipedia workshop. Accordingly, a workshop was organized on October 17, 2012.
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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.
Located in Openness / Events
Wikipedia Workshop for Kannada Science Writers
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 14, 2013 — filed under: , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society in partnership with Wikimedia Chapter India and KRVP, Bangalore, is organizing a workshop for Kannada science writers at Karnataka Rajya Vijnana Parishath Conference Hall in Banashankari, Bangalore on March 17, 2013. The one day workshop shall begin at 10 a.m. in the morning and will conclude at 5.00 p.m. in the evening. Dr. U.B. Pavanaja will be participating in the event.
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Blog Entry Wikipedia Workshop in British Library, Chandigarh
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Sep 27, 2012 last modified Oct 04, 2012 12:08 PM — filed under: , ,
A Wikipedia workshop was organized in Chandigarh by the British Library over two days on August 24 and 25, 2012. Bipin Kumar, Head of British Library and Christina, Deputy Manager had pivotal roles in designing this workshop with support from Piyush, a wikipedian.
Located in Openness
Blog Entry Wikipedia Workshop on Template Creation and Modification Conducted in Bengaluru
by Tito Dutta published Aug 10, 2017 — filed under: , , ,
A Wikipedia workshop on template creation, modification was conducted in Bengaluru on 30 July 2017. Here is a report.
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Wikipedia writes a new script
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 24, 2013 last modified Sep 04, 2013 06:27 AM — filed under: , , ,
Wikipedia is available in over 30 Indian languages. Add Konkani to that list. The Centre for Internet and Society has just completed a programme of training students to write for Konkani Wikipedia.
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