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Wiki Media Foundation keen on developing Urdu Wikipedia
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 31, 2014 last modified Nov 01, 2014 01:23 PM — filed under: , , , ,
The Wikipedia India Community Consultation 2014 was organized by the Wiki Media Foundation (WMF) and Wikipedia India Chapter in collaboration with Centre for Internet Society (CIS A2K) Bangalore on The venue was Movenpick Hotel and scheduled for October 4th and 5th here.
Located in Openness / News & Media
Wiki Meet-up in Bangalore: Talk by Vishnu Vardhan
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 11, 2013 — filed under: , , ,
Vishnu Vardhan, Director of Access to Knowledge team at CIS has been invited by the Bangalore SIG Chair. Vishnu will speak on the Access to Knowledge (Wikipedia) project. The talk is scheduled for February 25, 2013 at 2.00 p.m. in Bangalore.
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Wiki Rahasya: Panel Discussion on Suvarna News
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 13, 2013 last modified Jul 02, 2013 04:36 PM — filed under: , , , ,
Dr. U.B.Pavanaja participated in a panel discussion around Wikipedia in general and about Kannada Wikipedia in specific. This was telecast by Suvarna News 24x7 (Kannada) TV channel on June 13, 2013.
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Wiki Winter Camp - Coverage in Eenadu
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 31, 2014 last modified Jan 01, 2015 05:17 PM — filed under: , ,
Media coverage of Wiki Winter Camp held at Andhra Loyola College.
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Wiki Winter Camp - Coverage in Sakshi
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 31, 2014 last modified Jan 01, 2015 04:58 PM — filed under: , ,
Media coverage for the Wiki winter camp held at Andhra Loyola College.
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Blog Entry Wiki Women's Day in Goa
by Nitika Tandon published Mar 19, 2013 last modified Mar 19, 2013 06:32 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
International Women's Day (IWD), also called International Working Women's Day, is celebrated on March 8, every year. There were a series of Wikipedia events organised this year with the aim of increasing participation of women contributing to Wikipedia. One such event was organised by the Access to Knowledge team at the Centre for Internet and Society and the Wikimedia India Chapter at the Nirmala Institute of Education (NIE), a Secondary Teacher Education College in Panaji, Goa on March 8, 2013.
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Wiki Women's Workshop
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 05, 2014 last modified Mar 05, 2014 10:37 AM — filed under: , , , ,
As part of the commemoration of the International Women's Day, International Centre Goa (ICG) in association with the Centre for Internet & Society’s Access to Knowledge team is organising a Wiki Women’s Workshop on Sunday, March 9, 2014 from 3.30 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. at ICG – Dona Paula.
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Wiki's worth, on a different turf
by Sunil Abraham published Jan 15, 2010 last modified Oct 23, 2012 08:33 AM — filed under:
An Indian duo–a programmer and a mathematician–have developed a tool to expose anonymous writers and cleanse Wikipedia of rogue editors
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Wikimania 2013: The International Wikimedia Conference
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 26, 2013 last modified Aug 29, 2013 06:30 AM — filed under: , , ,
Wikimania is the annual international conference of the Wikimedia movement. It's organized by a different local team each year. In 2013 the conference took place in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Wikimania allows the community and the general public to learn about and share their experiences with free knowledge initiatives all over the world. T. Vishnu Vardhan and Subhashish Panigrahi participated in the event.
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Blog Entry Wikimania 2013: Wikipedians represent Indian Languages in Hong Kong
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Aug 19, 2013 last modified Sep 13, 2013 06:03 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The 7th, 8th and 9th of August 2013 saw over 600 Wikipedians across the world participating Wikimania at Hong Kong. The three day annual international conference for users and contributors of Wikipedia brought many debates about open educational research, open source technologies, gender gap, documenting the history of mankind in a free and open platform like Wikipedia and its sister sites in collaboration with Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums and all of these in 286 world languages. More and more volunteers are joining this movement and it is expanding the media of accessing and disseminating knowledge.
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