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More online free content in Telugu Wikipedia soon
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 19, 2015 — filed under: , , ,
Wikimedians gather at Tirupati for a strategy meet.
Located in Openness / News & Media
Online Free Content in Telugu Wikipedia
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 19, 2015 — filed under: , , , ,
Wikimedians gathered at Tirupati for a strategic meet. This was covered by the regional newspaper Andhra Jyothy
Located in Openness / News & Media
Washington Meet on Open Data Principles
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 24, 2015 last modified Mar 09, 2015 02:05 AM — filed under: ,
Sunil Abraham was invited to discuss the common international open data principles on February 24, 2015. The meeting took place at the World Bank office in Washington.
Located in Openness / News & Media
Women's History Month, India-2015
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 08, 2015 — filed under: , ,
CIS-A2K is supporting the Indian Wikimedia volunteers organize Wikipedia Women's History Month, India- 2015.
Located in Openness / News & Media
Bangla Wiki turns 10
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 29, 2015 last modified Apr 04, 2015 04:10 PM — filed under: , , ,
The 10th anniversary of Bengali Wikipedia was marked with a a gathering of Wikipedians of vernacular languages from across the country and beyond at Jadavpur University. Bengali is one of 20 Indian languages to have a Wikipedia presence. The event also celebrated 14 years of the mother edition in English of the open-access, crowd-sourced online encyclopaedia.
Located in Openness / News & Media
NASA International Open Data Challenge 2015
by Sharath Chandra Ram published Apr 10, 2015 last modified Apr 27, 2015 01:08 AM — filed under: , , ,
As part of the initial NASA Open Government 2.0 plan, the NASA International Open Data challenge brings together the FOSS community, citizen scientists, open data practitioners , open hardware enthusiasts and students for collaborative problem solving with the goal of producing relevant open-source solutions to address global needs applicable to both life on Earth and life in Space.
Located in Openness / Events
Access to Knowledge Bulletin — January 2014
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 31, 2014 last modified Jul 04, 2014 05:55 AM — filed under: , , ,
The Access to Knowledge (Wikipedia) newsletter for the month of January 2014:
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Blog Entry Submitted Comments on the 'Government Open Data Use License - India'
by Anubha Sinha published Jul 26, 2016 last modified Jul 26, 2016 09:23 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
The public consultation process of the draft open data license to be used by Government of India has ended yesterday. Here we share the text of the submission by CIS. It was drafted by Anubha Sinha, Pranesh Prakash, and Sumandro Chattapadhyay.
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Open Data Charter Lead Stewards In-Person Meeting
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 02, 2016 last modified Aug 04, 2016 02:21 AM — filed under: ,
Sunil Abraham participated remotely in this meeting which was held in Mexico on July 4 and 5, 2016. The event was organized by Open Data Charter.
Located in Openness / News & Media
Blog Entry Submitted Comments on the Telangana State Open Data Policy 2016
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Sep 01, 2016 last modified Sep 01, 2016 05:49 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
Last month, the Information Technology, Electronics & Communications Department of the Government of Telangana released the first public draft of the Telangana State Open Data Policy 2016, and sought comments from various stakeholders in the state and outside. The draft policy not only aims to facilitate and provide a framework for proactive disclosure of data created by the state government agencies, but also identify the need for integrating such a mandate within the information systems operated by these agencies as well. CIS is grateful to be invited to submit its detailed comments on the same. The submission was drafted by Anubha Sinha and Sumandro Chattapadhyay.
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