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Blog Entry Wikiwomen’s Meetup at St. Agnes College Explores Potentials and Plans of Women Editors in Mangalore, Karnataka
by Ting-Yi Chang published Sep 01, 2016 last modified Sep 01, 2016 02:39 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
Karnataka is known for its diverse linguistic cultures. Aside from Kannada, many are native speakers of Konkani, Tulu, and other languages. A small Wikiwomen's meetup was held on Saturday, August 27th at St. Agnes College, Mangalore, to invite female Wikipedians from the region. Many of them were new to the online encyclopedia but demonstrated strong interest in learning and contributing more Indic language content online.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry Women's Day Edit-a-thon at Jeewan Jyoti Women's Empowerment Centre, Pune
by Subodh Kulkarni published Mar 10, 2017 last modified Apr 10, 2017 04:04 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
Sterlite Tech Foundation and Jnana Prabodhini joined hands with the Centre for Internet & Society's Access to Knowledge team to hold a Wikipedia edit-a-thon at Jeewan Jyoti Women's Empowerment Centre, Ambawane in Pune on March 10, 2017. Subodh Kulkarni was one of the trainers. The edit-a-thon was attended by 28 students.
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Blog Entry Women's Day Edit-a-thon at Jnana Prabodhini
by Subodh Kulkarni published Mar 09, 2017 last modified Apr 15, 2017 07:31 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
A Marathi Wikipedia Women's Day edit-a-thon was conducted in collaboration with Jnana Prabodhini to commemorate the celebration of International Women's Day.
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Blog Entry Women’s History Month: Sambad collaborates with Odia Wikipedia for a Two Day Edit-a-thon
by Sailesh Patnaik published Mar 16, 2017 last modified Mar 17, 2017 05:36 AM — filed under: , ,
Sambad's 100 Women Edit-a-thon: Two day edit-a-thon to increase quantity and quality of women-related articles on Odia Wikipedia
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Works of Odisha litterateur JP Das to be available online free
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 05, 2015 last modified Jan 03, 2016 10:51 AM — filed under: , ,
The works of bureaucrat-turned-writer from Odisha, Jagannath Prasad Das, can be accessed free online after the digitisation process is complete.
Located in Access to Knowledge / News & Media
Blog Entry Workshop of Publishers and Writers on Unicode, Open Source and Wikimedia Projects
by Admin published Aug 11, 2018 — filed under: , , ,
CIS-A2K team organized a workshop on unicode, open source and wikimedia projects at Pune on July 25, 2018.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry Workshop of River activists for building Jal Bodh - Knowledge resource on Water
by Admin published Jul 25, 2018 last modified Aug 11, 2018 01:45 AM — filed under: , , ,
To build knowledge resource on rivers in Pune district, CIS-A2K team organized a workshop in Pune on July 25, 2018.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Workshop on Digital Annotation and Content Generation with research scholars in Pune
by Abhinav Garule published Oct 27, 2015 last modified Dec 31, 2015 07:17 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The Centre for Indian Languages in Higher Education (CILHE) is conducting a two-day workshop on Digital Annotation and Content Generation with research scholars at KSP Women’s Studies Centre, Pune on October 30-31, 2015.
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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.
Located in Access to Knowledge / News & Media
Youth is responsible for protecting Telugu
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 31, 2016 last modified Feb 05, 2016 08:49 PM — filed under: , ,
G. Umamaheshwara Rao, head of linguist research at Hyderabad Central university observed that there is every possibility for Telugu to be extinct soon. Its responsibility of youth to protect and preserve the language. And it is Wikipedia which would help in doing so.
Located in Access to Knowledge / News & Media