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Blog Entry Wikimedia Technical Workshop at Savitribai Phule Pune University
by Manasa Rao published Nov 29, 2017 last modified Dec 19, 2017 04:03 PM — filed under: , , , , , ,
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Wikipedia Academy in Mangalore
by Radha Rao published Aug 21, 2009 last modified Apr 02, 2011 03:20 PM — filed under:
The one-day workshop will focus on the use of Indian languages in Wikipedia, editing and its application in academics.
Located in News & Media
Wikipedia and Free Culture
by Sanchia de Souza published Nov 21, 2008 last modified Oct 21, 2011 08:31 AM — filed under:
Bangalore International Centre, in collaboration with the Centre for Internet and Society, hosts a discussion focusing on Wikipedia and free culture, with Jimmy Wales (Founder, Wikipedia) and Sue Gardner (Wikimedia Foundation)
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Wikipedia at Avenir
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 11, 2013 — filed under: , , ,
A 4 hours Wikipedia event at Avenir, 2013 is being held at Netaji Subhash Engineering College, Kolkata, West Bengal on 11th March 2013. The Centre for Internet and Society is supporting this event.
Located in News & Media
Blog Entry Wikipedia at Forefront in Christ University
by Syed Muzammiluddin published Jan 29, 2014 last modified Feb 04, 2014 05:08 AM — filed under: , , ,
Wikipedia has entered Indian undergraduate language classroom in Christ University, Bangalore. Recently the Access to Knowledge team from the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS-A2K) organized a series of events in Christ University. This blog post provides a brief analysis of the outcome.
Located in Openness / Blog
Wikipedia boom in Marathi, Malayalam and other desi languages
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 01, 2013 — filed under: , , ,
A vibrant vernacular Wikipedia seems to be taking root in India. In the last eight months, the number of Wikipedia entries has grown substantially in 20 Indian languages, says a study by the Bangalore-based Centre for Internet and Society (CIS).
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Wikipedia boom in vernacular languages
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 01, 2013 last modified Aug 12, 2013 04:29 AM — filed under: , , ,
The number of Wikipedia entries in vernacular languages has grown substantially in the last eight months
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Blog Entry Wikipedia Campus at Oxford College
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Apr 28, 2015 last modified May 27, 2015 02:22 PM — filed under: ,
CIS-A2K collaborated with the Oxford College of Engineering, Bommanahalli, Bangalore on April 24, 2015 for introducing Wikimedia projects at their institution. Radhakrishna, a senior Wikimedian from Bangalore provided the crucial introduction and worked closely with the A2K team in conducting all the activities.
Located in Openness / Blog
Wikipedia can establish Tulu in a wider way
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 24, 2014 — filed under: , , , ,
In his predential address after inaugurating the three-day workshop on ‘The use of internet for promotion of Tulu language,’ organised by Karnataka Tulu Sahitya Academy, Karnataka Tulu Sahitya Academy President Janki M Brahmavar opined that internet media, especially Wikipedia, can contribute to a large extent towards the promotion of Tulu language. The president said there was a need for the effective use of Unicode for the digital interpretation of Tulu.
Located in Openness / News & Media
Blog Entry Wikipedia comes to Hyderabad!
by Noopur Raval published Sep 30, 2012 last modified Feb 13, 2013 11:40 AM — filed under: , , , ,
This post is a report on the series of Wikipedia meets organized in the city of Hyderabad on September 29-30, 2012. These workshops were a a part of the larger effort to help Wikipedia contributors in the same city to meet each other and strengthen the local community.
Located in Openness / Blog