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Blog Entry Copyright Madness
by Lawrence Liang and Achal Prabhala published May 24, 2012 last modified May 30, 2012 03:46 AM — filed under: ,
Prompted by courts and piracy-fearing businesses, Indian ISPs have taken down popular, legitimate websites. This Op-ed by Lawrence Liang and Achal Prabhala was published in the Indian Express on May 22, 2012.
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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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ଉଇକିପିଡ଼ିଆ:ମେଳଣ/ବୁର୍ଲା (ସମ୍ବଲପୁର)
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 28, 2013 last modified Aug 05, 2013 08:04 AM — filed under: , , , ,
There was a news coverage on The Sambad, Sambalpur edition about the Odia Wikipedia workshop organized on July 26 and 27, 2013 at Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology, Burla.
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8th IBA International Conference
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 26, 2016 last modified Apr 04, 2016 03:32 PM — filed under: , , , ,
The 8th IBA International Conference was organized by Indus Business Academy in Bengaluru from March 24 to 26, 2016. The theme of the conference was Taking India to Greater Heights. Dr. U.B. Pavanaja gave a talk on Democratizing of Knowledge Access- Case of Regional Language Wikipedia.
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Blog Entry Global Congress 2015 - A Collection of Resources
by Nisha S Kumar published Apr 01, 2016 last modified May 03, 2016 02:24 AM — filed under: ,
The 4th edition of the Global Congress 2015 was organized at the National Law School of India University in New Delhi from 15 - 17 December 2015. The largest ever in Asia, the Global Congress was jointly organized by the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) in association with National Law University, Delhi, Open A.I.R., CREATe, Columbia University and American University.
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Free Software
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 24, 2013 last modified Jul 31, 2013 08:50 AM — filed under: , , ,
To spread awareness on free software and its philosophy, Free Software Movement of Karnataka (FSMK) in partnership with Jnana Vikas Institute of Technology, Bidadi, organized a 9-days workshop between July 20 and 28 at the Institute campus near Bidadi to focus on free software is real freedom to compute.
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Stress on posting articles on Kannada Wikipedia
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 02, 2013 — filed under: , , , ,
A workshop to be held on CPDPS premises on August 6.
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ଓଡିଆ ଉଇକିପିଡ଼ିଆର କର୍ମଶାଳା ଅନୁଷ୍ଠିତ ହୋଇଯାଇଛି ବୀର ସୁରେନ୍ଦ୍ର ସାଏ ବୈଷୟିକ ବିଶ୍ୱବିଦ୍ୟାଳୟ, ବୁର୍ଲାରେ
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 29, 2013 last modified Aug 05, 2013 08:25 AM — filed under: , , ,
Odishan.com covered the Wikipedia event organized at Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology, Burla on July 26 and 27, 2013.
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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 Institutional Partnership with Tribal Research & Training Institute
by Subodh Kulkarni published Apr 18, 2018 last modified May 07, 2018 04:29 PM — filed under: , , ,
CIS-A2K has been building partnerships with major state government departments in Maharashtra to promote free & open knowledge resources. One such effort resulted into official Govt.Resolution of Tribal Research & Training Institute under State Tribal Development department on Expert's Study Group Formation for developing Open Knowledge Platforms.
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