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Cultural institution AKA GLAM for more OER

by Prasad Krishna last modified Jun 09, 2016 12:51 PM

The OER conference was held in Edinburgh, Scotland on April 19 and 20, 2016. Subhashish Panigrahi gave a talk at the event organised by the University of Edinburg.

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Promoting Online Content Through 'Wiki Malayalam'

Promoting Online Content Through 'Wiki Malayalam'

by Prasad Krishna last modified May 06, 2016 03:35 PM

Practical sessions on using Wiki Malayalam as a medium to preserve the language and promote digital media were held on Thursday, the final day of the two-day workshop on ‘Wiki Malayalam.’

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Spread awareness through Malayalam Wikipedia: Gadgil

by Prasad Krishna last modified May 05, 2016 03:43 PM

"Contribution of information by people of Rukadi village near Kolhapur to Marathi Wikipedia, by referring to media reports, helped spread the word about mass fish deaths in the region. Similar efforts should be initiated in Kerala so that information about local movements like Plachimada campaign would be available in the public domain," opined environmentalist Madhav Gadgil. He was speaking at the Malayalam Wikipedia workshop hosted by Swadeshabhimani Media Study Centre at Vakkom Moulavi Memorial Hall here on Wednesday.

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T’puram to host Wikipedia workshop on May 4, 5

T’puram to host Wikipedia workshop on May 4, 5

by Prasad Krishna last modified May 01, 2016 02:01 PM

The workshop will be led by Prof. Madav Gadgil and a team of experienced Wikipedia editors.

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Tulu Wiki may go live soon as writers work day and night

by Prasad Krishna last modified May 03, 2016 02:17 AM

An article about Tulu Wikipedia progress was published in the Times of India, Mangaluru edition on April 30, 2016.

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Exercise to Correct articles in Tulu Wikipedia begins

by Prasad Krishna last modified May 01, 2016 10:37 AM

It will go on till Saturday at the Ramakrishna pre-university college.

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First Round-table on Innovation, IP and Competition

by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 25, 2016 07:42 AM

The First Annual Roundtable on Innovation, Intellectual Property and Competition was organized by the recently established Centre for Innovation, Intellectual Property & Competition (CIIPC) at the National Law University, Delhi. Dr. Arul George Scaria and Prof. Yogesh Pai are the co-directors of this Centre. The event was held on April 1 and 2, 2016 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. Nehaa Chaudhari and Anubha Sinha participated in the event.

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Typography Day 2016

by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 24, 2016 03:16 PM

Typography Day was organized for the 9th time at Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Bangalore in collaboration with the Industrial Design Centre (IDC), Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) with support from India Design Association (InDeAs) and Aksharaya.

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Odia gets more space in e-world

by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 24, 2016 02:57 PM

A survey conducted by the Odia Wikipedia community and the Centre for Internet and Society reveals that the online presence of Odia language is gradually increasing.

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Sensitization Seminar on IPR for Electronics & ICT Sectors

by Prasad Krishna last modified May 01, 2016 04:37 PM

Role of IP as a Strategic and Financial tool in the Global Market. Rohini Lakshané attended the event held in Vishakhapatnam on April 21, 2016.

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Brainstorming Workshop on PG Programme on Media Studies for UGC E-Pathshala Programme

by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2016 07:00 AM

Nehaa Chaudhari will be speaking at this conference to be organized by Jamia Milla Islamia on April 5, 2016 in New Delhi.

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Fifth Annual IP Teaching Workshop

by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2016 06:53 AM

The V Annual IP Teaching Workshop- 2016 was organised by the Centre for Innovation, Intellectual Property and Competition (CIIPC), at National Law University Delhi in association with National Academy of Law Teaching, NLU-D, on March 31 and April 1, 2016 in Delhi. Nehaa Chaudhari was a speaker.

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Copyright Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries and Archives

by Prasad Krishna last modified Mar 31, 2016 04:28 PM

A two day workshop on Copyright Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries and Archives was organized by MHRD Chair on Intellectual Property Rights, Centre for Intellectual Property Rights and Advocacy, and National Law School of India University in Bangalore on March 4 and 5, 2016. Nehaa Chaudhari spoke in 2 sessions: Exception & Limitations to Copyrighted Works and WIPO Initiatives.

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BHASHA - Indian Languages Digital Festival

by Prasad Krishna last modified Jun 18, 2016 05:14 PM

Subhashish Panigrahi gave a talk at the Bhasha- India Languages Digital Festival a conference organized by news media YourStory, at New Delhi on March 11, 2016. In the panel "The challenges of making regional language content available on the Web and on mobiles" Panigrahi spoke about some of the challenges in growing the Indian-language Wikipedia projects and the communities.

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8th IBA International Conference

by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 04, 2016 03:32 PM

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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International Mother Language Day

by Prasad Krishna last modified Feb 27, 2016 06:17 AM

On 21 February 2016, Eenadu published a special story on the occasion of International Mother language day in Hyderabad edition. The special story covered Wikipedians effort to develop Encyclopedic content online and also about multi-lingual (English-Telugu) Wikipedians meetup organized in December 2015.

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The Intellects holds 2nd International Conclave of Odia Language

The Intellects holds 2nd International Conclave of Odia Language

by Prasad Krishna last modified Feb 27, 2016 05:35 AM

The Intellects, a Delhi-based progressive forum of intellectuals, held the 2nd International Conclave of Odia Language at the India International Centre in New Delhi today.

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ಪ್ರಶಾಂತವನ

by Prasad Krishna last modified Mar 20, 2016 04:32 AM

ಮಂಗಳೂರಿನ ಸಂತ ಅಲೋಷಿಯಸ್ ಕಾಲೇಜಿನ ಎರಿಕ್ ಮೆಥಾಯಿಸ್ ಸಭಾಂಗಣದಲ್ಲಿ ನಡೆದ ವಿಕಿಪೀಡಿಯ ೧೩ನೇ ವರ್ಷಾಚರಣೆಯ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಒಂದು ವರದಿ

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2016 Works-in-Progress Intellectual Property ("WIPIP") Colloquium

by Prasad Krishna last modified Mar 20, 2016 05:10 AM

Prof. Jorge Contreras presented a paper co-authored by Rohini Lakshané on the patent landscape conducted for the Pervasive Technologies project at WPIP. The event was held in Washington D.C. on February 19 and 20, 2016. It was organized by School of Law, University of Washington.

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Now trending: Regional Indian language social media networks

by Prasad Krishna last modified Feb 15, 2016 01:44 AM

How many languages did you speak today? Chances are there was a lot of English at work and at home, but at least a sprinkling of Hindi (or Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Tamil or Kannada) when you were chatting, gossiping or joking with friends and family.

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