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Blog Entry 8 Challenges In Growing Indian-Language Wikipedias
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 31, 2016 last modified Jun 18, 2016 05:11 PM — filed under: , , ,
While speaking at BHASHA: Indian Languages Digital Festival, a day-long discourse at New Delhi on Indian languages and their state in new media, especially digital platforms, I touched upon Wikipedia in Indian languages. Most people, in fact, do not even know that Wikipedia exists in many Indian languages.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
8th IBA International Conference
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 26, 2016 last modified Apr 04, 2016 03:32 PM — filed under: , , , ,
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.
Located in Access to Knowledge / News & Media
10th anniversary of Kannada wikipedia
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 15, 2013 last modified Nov 20, 2013 09:03 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Kannada wikipedia is celebrating its 10th anniversary on November 17.
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Blog Entry 11th Century Kannada Literature Now on Wikisource
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Mar 30, 2014 last modified Apr 06, 2014 05:01 AM — filed under: , , ,
This blog post by Pavithra Hanchagaiah and Omshivaprakash HI was edited by Rohini Lakshane for DNA. It was first edited by Subhashish Panigrahi, CIS-A2K on the Wikimedia Foundation blog where it was first published.
Located in Openness / Blog
Blog Entry 14 Odia books re-released under Creative Commons license
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Apr 26, 2014 last modified May 06, 2014 06:26 AM — filed under: , , ,
This blog entry by Subhashish Panigrahi (originally published in Wikimedia Foundation's Blog) was edited and re-published by Rohini Lakshane in DNA on April 26, 2014.
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Blog Entry 55 Works of Iconic Indian writer released under Free Licence to benefit Wikisource
by T. Vishnu Vardhan published Nov 13, 2014 last modified Nov 14, 2014 01:29 PM — filed under: , , , ,
Kannada is a language spoken by 40 million people in Karnataka – one of the four southern states of India.The Kannada Wikimedia community, in collaboration with CIS-A2K, are enthusiastic about having almost all of the works of Niranjana re-licensed under CC-BY-SA 4.0 on the occasion of Kannada Rajyotsava.
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150 Rare Books Get New Lease of Life Online, Courtesy Students
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 18, 2014 — filed under: , , , ,
You might have heard about Samkshepa Vedartham by Clement Pianius, the first book printed in Malayalam but might not have got a chance to read it.
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‘ಕನ್ನಡ ವಿಶ್ವಕೋಶ’ಕ್ಕೆ ಇನ್ನು ಲೈಸೆನ್ಸ್ ಹಂಗಿಲ್ಲ
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 14, 2014 — filed under: , , , ,
ಮೈಸೂರು ವಿಶ್ವವಿದ್ಯಾಲಯ ಇದೇ ಮೊದಲ ಬಾರಿಗೆ ತನ್ನ ಮೂರು ದಶಕ­ಗಳಷ್ಟು ಹಳೆಯ ‘ಕನ್ನಡ ವಿಶ್ವಕೋಶ’ದ ಮೊದಲ ಆರು ಸಂಪುಟಗಳನ್ನು ‘ಕ್ರಿಯೇಟಿವ್ ಕಾಮನ್ಸ್ ಲೈಸನ್ಸ್’ನಡಿ (ಮುಕ್ತ ಪರವಾನಗಿ) ಅಂತರ್ಜಾಲದ ವಿಕಿಪೀಡಿಯಾದಲ್ಲಿ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ ಮಾಡಲಿದೆ
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‘Digitisation only way to preserve valuable literature for posterity’
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 29, 2014 last modified Apr 04, 2014 12:40 PM — filed under: , , ,
Digitization is the only way to ensure preservation of valuable Odia books and old palm-leaf manuscripts for posterity, said eminent linguist Padmashri Dr Debiprasanna Pattanayak while inaugurating the two-day Odisha Day celebration organized by the Odia Wikimedia Community at Jayadev Bhawan here today.
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‘Some Indian laws could be challenging’
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 19, 2012 — filed under: , , ,
Wikipedia’s founder member Erik Möller says their principle is not to decide the map of India, but to explain that there is a controversy.
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