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Blog Entry Introducing Odia Wikipedia to students of Utkal University, Bhubaneswar
by Sailesh Patnaik published Apr 24, 2016 last modified May 20, 2016 10:52 AM — filed under: , ,
A four-hour-long workshop was organised at Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha on February 25, 2016 for the students of Master of Computer Applications (MCA) and Master in Arts, Department of Odia-language.
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Blog Entry Wikipedia workshop in the theme of “Sau Dhuni Teen” in Pune University
by Abhinav Garule published Aug 23, 2015 last modified Jun 18, 2016 06:08 PM — filed under: , , , ,
A two-day Wikipedia workshop was organised in the Srimati Savitribai Phule Pune University on the 20th August 2015. The workshop was focused on enriching Wikipedia with 100 articles related to notable Indian women under the scope of the “Sau Dhuni Teen” project.
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Blog Entry Wikipedia edit-a-thon in Mangalore to bring Tulu Wikipedia live
by U.B.Pavanaja published Aug 18, 2015 last modified Sep 15, 2015 09:07 AM — filed under: , , , ,
A Wikipedia edit-a-thon was organised in Mangalore, Karnataka this 14th to encourage more Tulu-language speakers to contribute to Tulu Wikipedia. Tulu Wikipedia is is currently in the Incubator but the enthusiastic editor community is putting their best effort to bring it live out of Incubator. This edit-a-thon is one of the many activities the Tulu Wikimedia community has organised.
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Kannada Wikipedia workshop at Shree Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara (SDM) College Ujire, Karnataka
by U.B.Pavanaja published Aug 11, 2015 last modified Jun 18, 2016 06:12 PM — filed under: , , ,
A Kannada Wikipedia workshop is being planned to be organised in Shree Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara (SDM) College Ujire on the 13th August 2015. This is going to be part of the several outreach programmes in the institution.
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Blog Entry Workshop on Open Data for Human Development
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Jun 02, 2015 last modified Jun 02, 2015 03:34 PM — filed under: , , ,
Sumandro Chattapadhyay and Sunil Abraham will take part in the workshop being organised for government officials from Bhutan, Maldives, Meghalaya, Sikkim, and Tripura, by the International Centre for Human Development (IC4HD) of UNDP India, during June 3-6, 2015. The workshop will be held at the National Institute of Advanced Studies Campus in Bengaluru. Sunil will be one of the panelists in the opening discussion on 'data and transparency in governance,' and Sumandro will provide input for and lead the sessions on developing the draft implementation plan for the Sikkim Open Data Acquisition and Accessibility Policy. Sumandro worked with the IC4HD team to design the objectives and the agenda of the workshop.
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Digital Security Workshop for Journalists
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 06, 2015 last modified Mar 08, 2015 05:25 AM — filed under: , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society and the Mumbai Press Club are jointly organizing a workshop for journalists on February 7, 2015, from 9.30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. at Mumbai Press Club, Azad Maidan.
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Developing Digital Open Knowledge Resources in Indian Languages
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 22, 2014 — filed under: , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society's Access to Knowledge team (CIS-A2K) in partnership with the School of Cultural Texts and Records, School of Women's Studies, Jadavpur University, Centre for Indian Languages in Higher Education, and the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai is organizing a two-day workshop for students at Jadavpur University on August 25 and 26, 2014.
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Tulu Wikipedia Editathon
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 19, 2014 last modified May 06, 2014 05:12 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The Access to Knowledge team from the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS-A2K) in collaboration with Karnataka Theological College, Mangalore is organizing a Tulu Wikipedia Editathon on April 19, 2014 at Balmatta Computer Centre, Karnataka Theological College, Mangalore. Dr. U.B.Pavanaja is conducting the workshop.
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Blog Entry First Urdu Wikipedia Workshop at Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad
by Syed Muzammiluddin published Mar 04, 2014 last modified Apr 07, 2014 01:06 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
During the second week of February, Centre for Internet and Society (CIS), Bangalore received a call from Dr Faheemuddin, Assistant Professor, Department of Translation Studies, Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad requesting an Urdu Wikipedia Workshop in University. We were informed of special interest of Dr Zafaruddin , Head, Department of Translation studies in holding the event as any effort aimed at expanding the Urdu Wikipedia will benefit the Urdu language community across the world.
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Blog Entry Recap on Konkani Wikipedia Workshop
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Sep 12, 2013 — filed under: , , , ,
Konkani as a language has seen geographical, political and religious conflicts. Being the official language of Goa and spoken widely in the Indian states of Karnataka, Kerala and Maharashtra it is still trying to strengthen its base. Recently CIS-A2K in collaboration with Goa University organized a four-day workshop for MA, Konkani language students.
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