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Re-releasing Konkani Vishwakosh & Building Konkani Wikipedia
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 25, 2013 — filed under: , , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS-A2K) in partnership with the University of Goa invites you to this event on Thursday, September 26, 2013, 10.00 a.m. The one-hour event will be followed by a press conference.
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Read Bengali, Malayalam classics online as free Wiki libraries grow
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 10, 2016 last modified Jan 29, 2016 03:51 PM — filed under: , , ,
Content Includes Classics In Malayalam, Bengali.
Located in Access to Knowledge / News & Media
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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Blog Entry Rejuvenating India’s Rivers the Wiki Way
by Subodh Kulkarni published Mar 07, 2019 last modified Apr 01, 2019 01:18 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
Tarun Bharat Sangh (TBS), an organisation working on rejuvenation of rivers in India, has began documentation of rivers on Wiki, especially to draw attention to and mitigate the crisis of toxic deposits facing more than 40 rivers in India. The work was started by Jal Biradari, TBS’s Maharashtra based group, in Sangli district with the help of the Access to Knowledge (CIS-A2K) team of CIS. Here is the report from the first pilot workshop conducted by CIS-A2K during 22-25 December 2018 at Tarun Bharat Sangh Ashram, in Alwar, Rajasthan.
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Relevance of Bhagabat Tungi in the evolution of Odia language from Buddha era to digital age
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 20, 2014 last modified May 06, 2014 07:09 AM — filed under: , , ,
The Intellects, a Delhi based organisation of Odia intellectuals, and Shree Jagannath Mandir and Odisha Art and Cultural Center co-organized an event in New Delhi on April 20, 2014.
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Blog Entry Report from India: Relicensing books under CC
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Apr 19, 2014 last modified May 05, 2014 09:13 AM — filed under: , , ,
My name is Subhashish Panigrahi. I am an educator currently working in the community and communication front at The Centre for Internet and Society’s Access To Knowledge program (CIS-A2K), an India-based catalyst program to grow Indic language communities for Wikipedia and its sister projects. Prior to my work at CIS, I worked for the Wikimedia Foundation’s India Program, a predecessor to the current CIS-A2K project.
Located in Openness / Blog
Blog Entry Report of Konkani Wikipedia's progress (July-December 2015)
by Rahmanuddin Shaikh published Jan 01, 2016 last modified Feb 05, 2016 02:49 AM — filed under: , , ,
Konkani language is one of the 22 languages recognized by Indian union in 8th schedule. As per the 2007 census there are about 7.4 million Konkani speakers.[1] Konkani language has its own Wikipedia created on 15th June 2015. This blog post will try to put out Konkani Wikipedia's growth from a perspective based on Wikimedia stats.
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Report of Wiki Workshop in Mangalore
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 15, 2013 last modified Apr 16, 2013 06:14 AM — filed under: , , , ,
A wikipedia workshop was organized in Sahyadri College of Engineering and Management, Mangalore on April 9, 2013. Dr. U.B. Pavanaja participated in the workshop. Prajavani's Mangalore edition published a report about the felicitation to K.P. Rao and about the wikipedia workshop.
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Blog Entry Report on Wikipedia Hackathon held in Hyderabad
by Yuvi Panda published Nov 19, 2012 last modified Dec 03, 2012 06:37 AM — filed under: , , , ,
BITS Hyderabad had a tech fest from October 25 to 27, 2012, and wanted to conduct a technical wiki hackathon. We decided to do it on October 26 — all night.
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Blog Entry Research Studies on Indian Language Wikimedia Projects 2019-21
by Sneha PP published Dec 31, 2020 last modified Oct 21, 2022 12:59 PM — filed under: , , , ,
This is a compilation of the final reports from a series of short-term studies undertaken by the CIS-A2K team in 2019-2021, on an array of topics related to Indian language Wikimedia projects. The projects were undertaken by Subodh Kulkarni, Bodhisattwa Mandal, Bhuvana Meenakshi Koteeswaran, Ananth Subray, Satpal Dandiwal and Nitesh Gill, with research oversight and editorial support by Puthiya Purayil Sneha, and internal review by Sumandro Chattapadhyay and Ambika Tandon.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs