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Project Tiger: Wikipedia ropes in locals to contribute articles in Indian languages

by Prasad Krishna last modified Jun 05, 2019 06:37 AM

The project has generated content in Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Bengali, Urdu, Odiya and Gujarati.

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Wikipedia looks to ramp up its Indian language content

by Tushar Kaushik last modified Jun 05, 2019 07:20 AM

Wikipedia is generating more content in major Indian languages with the help of Bengaluru-based Centre for Internet and Society.

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Youths come forward to augment Assamese Wikisource project

by NE NOW NEWS last modified May 21, 2019 04:03 PM

Assamese Wikisource is a sister-project of Assamese Wikipedia, where Assamese books with expired copyrights are available.

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Ahmedabad Wikisource Workshop

by Admin last modified May 13, 2019 01:38 AM

Report of the Ahmedabad Wikisource workshop published in Vishwavihar.

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WIPO Regional Seminar on Copyright Limitations and Exceptions

by Admin last modified Jun 05, 2019 01:34 PM

Anubha Sinha participated in the WIPO “Regional Seminar for the Asia Pacific Group on Libraries, Archives, Museums and Educational & Research Institutions in the Field of Copyright”, which was held on April 29 and 30, 2019, in Singapore.

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WIPO Regional Seminar on Copyright Limitations and Exceptions

by Admin last modified May 04, 2019 02:23 AM

Anubha Sinha participated in the WIPO “Regional Seminar for the Asia Pacific Group on Libraries, Archives, Museums and Educational & Research Institutions in the Field of Copyright”, which was held on April 29 and 30, 2019, in Singapore. The event was co-organized by Intellectual Property Office of Singapore, Singapore Cooperation Programme and WIPO.

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Goa University students update ‘Goa’ Marathi articles on Wikipedia

Goa University students update ‘Goa’ Marathi articles on Wikipedia

by Admin last modified Feb 22, 2019 02:27 AM

Faculty and students of Goa University’s Marathi department have updated 164 Marathi articles on Wikipedia related to Goa recently.

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Google Gives Wikimedia Millions—Plus Machine Learning Tools

by Admin last modified Feb 02, 2019 12:52 PM

Google is pouring an additional $3.1 million into Wikipedia, bringing its total contribution to the free encyclopedia over the past decade to more than $7.5 million, the company announced at the World Economic Forum Tuesday.

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Lecture on Open Access and Open Content Licensing at ICAR (short course)

by Admin last modified Dec 05, 2018 04:19 PM

The ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR) a constituent establishment of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) organised a short course on 'ICTs for Improving Efficiency and Effectiveness in Agricultural Research, Education and Extension of NARES' during November 13-22, 2018 in Bangalore. Anubha Sinha delivered a lecture to the participants.

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5th Global Congress On IP And The Public Interest: Successes, Strategies Highlighted

by Admin last modified Oct 31, 2018 01:57 AM

More than 400 activists, academics and practitioners from over 50 countries gathered at this year’s Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest, according to organisers.

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KEI Seminar on "Appraising the WIPO Broadcast Treaty and its Implications on Access to Culture"

by Admin last modified Oct 31, 2018 01:53 AM

Anubha Sinha participated in a seminar organized by KEI on October 3 and 4, 2018 at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva. Anubha spoke on the panel titled "Rationale, Beneficiaries and Scope (of the Treaty)".

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Community Toolkit for Greater Diversity

by Admin last modified Oct 30, 2018 02:08 AM

P.P. Sneha participated in a 3 day programme organized by Wikipedia community in Mandrem, Goa from October 5 - 7, 2018. The event was a peer training programmeto strengthen the work in the direction of building greater diversity and inclusion in the Wikimedia community.

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Odia Virtual Academy launched

by Admin last modified Oct 29, 2018 02:27 AM

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday launched a new web portal of ‘Odia Virtual Academy’ (www.ova.gov.in) to promote the Odia language and literature at the Secretariat here.

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Stakeholders Consultation on draft WIPO Treaty to Protect Broadcasting Organization

by Admin last modified Nov 14, 2018 02:26 AM

Anubha Sinha participated in a stakeholder consultation organized by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Govt. of India to discuss the various aspects of draft WIPO Treaty to Protect Broadcasting Organization, which is under discussion in Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights at Copyright Office in New Delhi on October 23, 2018.

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Sting job by Hyderabad scientist exposes fake journals

by Admin last modified Oct 17, 2018 02:06 AM

Scientists have at last found a cure for Schlodomoniasis -- a deadly brain infection caused by the "inter-galactic parasite Klaousmodium cruzi" -- they claim to have identified for the first time.

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5th Global Congress on IP and the Public Interest

by Admin last modified Oct 02, 2018 03:01 AM

Sunil Abraham, Anubha Sinha and Swaraj Paul Barooah attended the Global Congress on IP and the Public Interest, in Washington DC, from September 24 - 29, 2018. The event was co-organized by PublicCitizen, Washington College of Law, American University, O'Neill Institute and the American Assembly, Columbia University.

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An open data ecosystem can boost India's GDP by $22 B and double farmer income

by Admin last modified May 23, 2018 02:37 PM

MeiTY says increased data transparency will drive growth and improve governance across key industry sectors in the time to come.

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Putting women human rights activists on the world map

by Admin last modified May 20, 2018 02:09 PM

Birubala Rabha may be a household name in Assam, but her crusade against the practice of witch-hunting in her State has not got the attention it deserves from the nation or the world. Barring a handful of articles in print and online publications, little has been written about her fight that spans over two decades. There is no mention of her on Wikipedia.

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