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Blog Entry Sambad 100 Women Edit-a-thon
by Ting Yi Chang and Sailesh Patnaik published Mar 20, 2017 last modified Apr 18, 2017 10:05 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
A two-day 100 Women Edit-a-thon was held on March 18 and 19, 2017 in collaboration with Odisha’s biggest newspaper publisher Sambad. The event was inspired by BBC’s 100 Women series and edit-a-thons with the same name in December 2016. More than 20 female journalists participated and registered as new Odia Wikipedians. The event served as a highlight of the Women’s History Month in Indian language Wikipedias as well as in the global movement.
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Blog Entry Samskrita Vaibhavam (Sanskrit Wiki Outreach Program)
by Shubha and Sayant Mahato published Oct 30, 2014 last modified Oct 31, 2014 02:02 PM — filed under: , , , ,
To celebrate the revival of Sanskrit language, the Bangalore chapter of Samskrita Bharati organised a two-day mega event "Samskrita Vaibhavam" at VSR Kalyan Mantapa in Bangalore on August 9 and 10, 2014.
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Sangeet Baithak: A Hindustani Music Resource Donation Event in Mumbai
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 07, 2014 last modified Oct 07, 2014 04:27 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The Access to Knowledge team from the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS-A2K) and Khayal Trust is organizing a music event on October 7, 2014 in Shivaji Park, Dadar, Mumbai. T.Vishnu Vardhan and Tejaswini Niranjana will be participating.
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Sanskrit Wikiquote — Now Available!
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 09, 2013 last modified Mar 01, 2013 05:07 AM — filed under: , , ,
The Access to Knowledge team at the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) is happy to celebrate the availability of Sanskrit wikiquote.
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Blog Entry Selection of Programme Officer — Pilot Projects, CIS-A2K
by Nitika Tandon published Sep 10, 2013 last modified Oct 30, 2013 06:07 AM — filed under: , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) opened applications for the post of Programme Officer, Pilot Projects for its Access to Knowledge (A2K) Programme on 17th April 2013. The vacancy and call for applications was shared on all Indian language mailing lists, city mailing lists as well as Village Pumps.
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Seminar on Odia Language in New Delhi by the Intellects
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 24, 2014 last modified May 06, 2014 03:04 PM — filed under: , , ,
Recently the Odia Language has been accorded classical status by the Government of India. It has increased the responsibility of all Odias to protect, promote and propagate the Odia literature at this digital age while the next gen Odias are moving away from their mother tongue.
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Sessions on Kannada Wikipedia at Tumkur University
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 27, 2014 last modified Apr 06, 2014 04:50 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Dr. U.B. Pavanaja conducted a session on Kannada Wikipedia for students of M.Sc. Library and Information Sciences followed by an advanced Kannada Wikipedia session for students of M.A. Literature on March 27, 2014. The event was organized by Tumkur University.
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Six Kannada encyclopaedias released
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 18, 2014 — filed under: , , , ,
The first six online volumes of the University of Mysore's Kannada Encyclopaedia were launched on wikipedia's Creative Commons (CC) to mark the 'Muktha Jana Dina Dayu' (Dissemination of Knowledge) today.
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Soon, all 14 volumes of Kannada encyclopaedia to be online
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 16, 2014 — filed under: , , ,
Four volumes have been uploaded so far on a pilot basis.
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Blog Entry South Asia's Largest Wikimedia Conference Kicks Off in India
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Aug 08, 2016 — filed under: , , ,
Wiki Conference India 2016, the largest gathering of the contributors of Wikipedia (the multilingual online encyclopaedia) and its sister projects called Wikimedia projects, begins August 5 in Landran, in the Indian state of Punjab.
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