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Blog Entry Aditya 365
by Pavan Santhosh published Nov 07, 2018 — filed under: , , , ,
Telugu Wikimedian Aditya Pakide successfully completed 365 Wiki Commons Days. Aditya started contributing to project after a Facebook comment by A2K community advocate suggesting that the same picture would get more utilization in Commons and a brief training followed.
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Blog Entry CIS Signs MoU with Odia Virtual Academy
by Sailesh Patnaik published Dec 19, 2018 last modified Dec 20, 2018 12:24 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
On October 26, 2018, the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Odia Virtual Academy (OVA) to work on drafting an open content policy for the state, to promote use of Wikimedia projects by various user types and to ensure sustainability of Wikimedia projects, and to facilitate development of relevant free and open source software projects. This partnership between OVA and CIS will be carried out from December 2018 to November 2019, and we are sharing an overview of the activities and their objectives in this post.
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A Kannada Wikipedia Workshop in Udupi
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 26, 2013 — filed under: , , , , ,
The Access to Knowledge team at the Centre for Internet and Society is organizing a Kannada wikipedia workshop at the MGM college in Udupi. Govinda Pai Research Centre, MGM College Udupi is sponsoring the event.The workshop will begin at 10.00 a.m. and end by 5.00 p.m. Dr. U.B.Pavanaja will give a talk on Kannada wikipedia.
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Blog Entry Indian Language Wikipedia Statistics (September 2012 – April 2013)
by T.Vishnu Vardhan, Nitika Tandon and Subhashish Panigrahi published Jun 30, 2013 last modified Aug 23, 2013 01:48 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
The Access to Knowledge team carried out a quantitative analysis to identify trends and growth patterns in Indian Language Wikipedias over the time period from September 2012 to April 2013.
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Blog Entry CIS Signs MOU with TISS, Mumbai
by Prasad Krishna published May 31, 2013 last modified Jul 04, 2013 04:15 AM — filed under: , , ,
The Access to Knowledge (A2K) team from the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) has signed a MOU with the Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS), Mumbai.
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Blog Entry Konkani Wikipedia — Climbing up the Indian Language Ladder?
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Aug 31, 2013 last modified Oct 25, 2013 07:16 AM — 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. This workshop involved 38 students creating 43 new articles on Konkani Wikipedia which is incubation. We’re hoping that these efforts will contribute towards bringing this 7 year old project out of incubation to a live Wikipedia project.
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Wikipedia Live Phone-in Programme on HMTV
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 10, 2013 last modified Jun 18, 2013 05:54 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Vishnu Vardhan took part in a one hour live phone-in programme on Wikipedia. This was telecasted in HMTV on June 1, 2013.
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FDC recognition for the Centre for the Internet and Society
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 30, 2014 — filed under: , , ,
The Wikimedia Foundation Board has published a resolution declaring the Centre for Internet and Society as eligible for funding through the Annual Plan Grants program.
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Odia Wikipedia 10th anniversary at Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Dhenkanal
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 30, 2014 — filed under: , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society's Access to Knowledge team along with the Odia Wikipedia community invite you to the 10th anniversary of Odia Wikipedia at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication in Dhenkanal on January 29, 2014 from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.
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‘With Internet in every pocket, power to the people’
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 12, 2014 last modified Feb 03, 2014 06:05 AM — filed under: , , ,
Social media is set to grow in India in a big way with Google and Facebook gearing up to tap the regional languages market.
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