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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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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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Panel Discussion on Equitable Access to Knowledge

by Admin last modified Feb 22, 2019 03:32 PM

Pranesh Prakash was a panelist and moderator in a panel discussion on Equitable Access to Knowledge on October 23, 2018 at Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. The event was hosted by DST Centre for Policy Research (IISc), Bangalore.

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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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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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Delhi Declaration on Open Access

by Admin last modified Feb 26, 2018 02:53 PM

Open Access India recently released a statement to promote openness in science and research communities. CIS contributed to the text and introduced it to the participants of OpenCon 2018, Delhi.

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Advocating for Openness: Nine Ways Civil Society Groups Have Mobilized to Defend Internet Freedom

by Admin last modified Nov 26, 2017 03:58 AM

The debate over whether the Internet is a better tool for democratic empowerment or authoritarian control misconstrues the nature of the democratic challenges of the digital age.

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Helping Institutions Embrace Open Access

by Admin last modified Nov 27, 2017 03:11 PM

World over, a large number of universities and institutions are making way for open access repositories. Why have Indian researchers shied away from it?

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Chemistry research in India 'still not in big league'

by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 28, 2017 02:03 AM

Despite an increase in research output and international collaboration, chemistry research, "the central science", in India is "still not in the big league", an analysis has revealed.

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Indo - French Perspectives on Digital Studies

by Prasad Krishna last modified Mar 29, 2017 05:17 AM

Anubha Sinha was a speaker at the Indo-French workshop on Open Access at the Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi on March 15, 2017. The event was organized by the Digital Studies Group.

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IDRC - Open Development Book - Authors' Workshop

by Prasad Krishna last modified Mar 29, 2017 03:47 AM

Sumandro Chattapadhyay participated in the authors' workshop organized by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and the Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching at the University of Cape Town in South Africa on March 11 and 12, 2017.

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National Consultation on OER for Higher Education

by Prasad Krishna last modified Mar 28, 2017 03:53 PM

Anubha Sinha attended the National Consultative Meet on OER Policy for Higher Education in India held at New Delhi on March 3, 2017. The event was organized by CEMCA (Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia).

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Free and Open Source Software and Standards for Public Health Information Systems in India: “Making them Work” by Bridging the Policy Practice Gap

by Prasad Krishna last modified Feb 27, 2017 03:36 PM

Anubha Sinha spoke at the ORF Health Policy Workshop on the panel: The policy landscape in India with respect FOSS software and standards in the public sector more generally. The event was organized by Observer Research Foundation in New Delhi on February 27 and 28, 2017 in New Delhi.

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OpenData Week in Madrid - OD4D Summit, Open Data Charter Meetings, and IODC16

OpenData Week in Madrid - OD4D Summit, Open Data Charter Meetings, and IODC16

by Prasad Krishna last modified Oct 16, 2016 03:11 AM

Sumandro Chattopadhyay took part in three open data events in Madrid in the first week of October 2016.

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Indian language localization community meets in New Delhi

Indian language localization community meets in New Delhi

by Prasad Krishna last modified Oct 03, 2016 01:26 PM

Localization is one of the less glamorous aspects of computing. Despite the fact that less than 6% of the world speaks English, a majority of projects don't feel inclined to accommodate the rest of the population. One of the primary reasons for sticking to English is the steep learning curve and the lack of standardization in various aspects of the localization process.

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Fuel Gilt Conference 2016

by Prasad Krishna last modified Sep 25, 2016 03:27 AM

Fuel Gilt Conference 2016 was organized by the Fuel Project is being held in New Delhi on September 24 and 25, 2016. This is the fourth conference in series. Subhashish Panigrahi made a presentation at this event.

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Open Data Charter Lead Stewards In-Person Meeting

by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 04, 2016 02:21 AM

Sunil Abraham participated remotely in this meeting which was held in Mexico on July 4 and 5, 2016. The event was organized by Open Data Charter.

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Google, Apple and Microsoft may need licence for satellite mapping in India

by Prasad Krishna last modified May 10, 2016 03:20 PM

Cold response from MNCs like Google to India's security concerns is seen as a prime reason for the proposed legislation to regulate mapping of the country, a move that critics call "return of the Licence Raj" and "digital nationalism".

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Introduction to Python Programming

by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 30, 2016 04:44 AM

Annapoornima K. the founder of Pyladies Bangalore chapter will be teaching Python programming at the Centre for Internet & Society office in Bangalore. The event starts at 10.00 a.m.

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National Koha Conclave

by Prasad Krishna last modified Feb 19, 2016 04:20 PM

Informatics Publishing organized an event at Fortune Park JP Celestial in Bangalore on February 17, 2016. Sunil Abraham delivered the inaugural address on the occasion.

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