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Indian Women Bureaucrats: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

by Admin last modified Nov 08, 2017 02:03 AM

We are all aware of the large reach and popularity of Wikipedia. However, what most people don’t know is that, according to a study conducted in 2011, globally only 9% of the editors on Wikipedia were women. And the percentage for India is even lower, just 3%.

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Online bid for Science in Marathi

by Admin last modified Oct 18, 2017 01:32 PM

Pune scientists hold a workshop with Marathi Vishwakosh to thrash out how to provide more vocabulary for scientific discourse in the language, to cater to a vast majority that is not comfortable looking up info in English.

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19th RCEP Meeting

by Admin last modified Aug 23, 2017 12:57 AM

Anubha Sinha participated in the 19th RCEP Meeting organized by the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India in Hyderabad between July 17 to July 28, 2017.

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Plagiarism is rampant in Indian food writing – but finally, bloggers have a way to fight it

by Prasad Krishna last modified Jul 06, 2017 03:53 PM

“We have been cheated,” declared the headline of the blog post making the rounds of social media on April 25.

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Second Annual Roundtable on Innovation, Intellectual Property and Competition

by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 08, 2017 12:33 AM

Rohini Lakshane attended the round-table organized by CIIPC, National Law University, Delhi, in Bangalore on July 2, 2017.

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Preliminary Findings: Working Requirements for Complex Products under the Indian Patent System

by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 22, 2017 01:48 PM

Prof. Jorge L. Contreras gave a talk on a forthcoming paper "Preliminary Findings: Working Requirements for Complex Products under the Indian Patent System" at the "2nd International Conference on Standardisation, Patents and Competition Issues" held on June 10 and 11, 2017 in New Delhi. The conference was organized by O.P. Jindal Global University.

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Fixing Copyright for Education (SCCR34 Side Event)

Fixing Copyright for Education (SCCR34 Side Event)

by Prasad Krishna last modified Jun 07, 2017 12:48 AM

This event, hosted by Communia, EIFL, Creative Commons, and PIJIP, provided an overview of legal trends and developments concerning education, and presented the reality of education today. Anubha Sinha was a speaker.

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After SPB-Ilaiyaraaja, Sony Music and Sun Network lock horns over copyrights

by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 27, 2017 04:49 PM

In what seems to be the latest in an increasing number of cases of copyright violations, Sun Network on Friday was banned by the Madras High Court from using Sony Music copyrighted work.

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National Conference on Intellectual Property Rights and Public Interest

by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 12, 2017 02:01 PM

Indian Law Institute organized a conference on intellectual property rights on April 7 and 8 in New Delhi. Maggie Huang took part in the conference.

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CUSAT Workshop: "Rethinking IPR: Fourth Annual National Workshop for Law Students"

by Prasad Krishna last modified Mar 29, 2017 10:59 AM

The workshop was organized by the Inter University Centre for IPR Studies in association with Cochin University of Science and Technology from February 8 to 10, 2017 in Cochin. Pranesh Prakash was the resource person for a copyright workshop for LL.M. students.

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Review Meeting for the Pervasive Technologies Project

by Prasad Krishna last modified Mar 22, 2017 02:25 PM

The Centre for Internet & Society in partnership with Beijing Normal University Institute for Internet Policy & Law organized a review meeting of the Pervasive Technologies project in Macau on February 20 - 21, 2017.

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Pervasive Technologies Project in Hong Kong

by Prasad Krishna last modified Mar 20, 2017 04:09 PM

Digital Asia Hub and the United Nations University Institute on Computing and Society (UNU-CS) held a new networking initiative. Digital Asia Hub and the United Nations University Institute on Computing and Society co-hosted a series of events aimed at fostering engagement and knowledge sharing at the intersection of technology, society, law, policy and international development.

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First Asia Pacific Workshop on Empirical Methods in Innovation, Intellectual Property and Competition

by Prasad Krishna last modified Mar 14, 2017 02:14 PM

Rohini Lakshané took part in a workshop organized by Centre for Innovation Intellectual Property & Competition in New Delhi from March 9 to 11, 2017.

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Wikipedia Event in Mangalore

by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 20, 2016 04:43 PM

The article was published by Vijaya Karnataka on December 18, 2016.

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విజ్ఞాన నిధి వికీపీడియా..

by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 20, 2016 04:38 PM

The article about Telugu Wikipedia appeared in Namaste Telangana on December 11, 2016.

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पीजी जूलॉजी विभाग में एक दिवसीय समागम का आयोजन

by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 20, 2016 04:32 PM

रांची विश्वविद्यालय के पीजी जूलॉजी विभाग में शनिवार को इंटरनेट एक्सेस पर आधारित संगोष्ठी ‘ओपनकॉन हुई। कुलपति डॉ रमेश कुमार पांडेय ने इसकी अध्यक्षता की। कार्यक्रम में डीएसडब्ल्यू डॉ सतीश चंद्र गुप्ता, प्रो संजय मिश्रा, प्रो अभिजीत दत्ता और डॉ बीके सिन्हा मौजूद थे। इसका आयोजन ओपन एक्ससेस इंडिया के सहयोग से किया गया। संगोष्ठी में लगभग 60 प्रतिभागियों ने हिस्सा लिया। कुलपति डॉ रमेश कुमार पांडेय समेत कई प्रतिभागियों ने अपना विकीपीडिया अकाउंट पेज भी खोला।

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Changing the typographic landscape of a country: one letter at a time

by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 20, 2016 04:06 PM

My interest in designing typefaces in Indian scripts grew out of years of disappointment with the way most Hindi books I came across looked. Apart from a few exceptions, they looked like poor cousins of English books. Whether it was a children’s story book or a novel or magazine, there was usually the same drab typeface.

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Wikipedian Pavan Santhosh says Telugu Wikipedians are creating Knowledge revolution (in Telugu)

by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 17, 2016 01:35 AM

Pavan Santhosh said that Telugu Wikipedians are creating a knowledge revolution in Telugu. On Sunday, December 12, 2016, in Golden Threshold, Abids, Telugu Wikipedians celebrated Telugu Wikipedia day. Telugu Wikipedians Pranay Raj and Meena Gayathri who successfully completed 100 Wikidays challenge successfully were given mementos and cut a cake on this occassion.

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Wikipedia is a Newspaper

by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 17, 2016 01:27 AM

Coverage about Mini MWT and TTT first day. News item also explains about Telugu Wikipedia and its growth. Mentioned some of the participants and organizers Pranay, Katta Srinivasa Rao, Kasyap, etc.

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