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Tulu Wikipedia Presentation: Coverage in Kannada Prabha

by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 27, 2014 02:46 PM

Dr. U.B. Pavanaja made a presentation on Tulu Wikipedia at a workshop held in Mangalore on December 14, 2014. This was covered by Kannada Prabha.

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Tulu Wikipedia gets some push

by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 27, 2014 03:20 PM

Tulu Wikipedia, which was launched in 2007, is still in incubation stage, according to UB Pavanaja, Programme Officer at the Bengaluru-based Centre for Internet and Society.

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AdaCamp Bangalore: "Nothing could be more open and encouraging than this"

by Prasad Krishna last modified Feb 12, 2015 01:53 AM

I can say this conference was the most truly touched feminist endeavor I have ever witnessed or thought of. An inspiration to last through. — Rupali Talwatkar.

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Odia Wikipedia: Article in Dhatri

by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 07, 2014 01:34 AM

This article was published in Dhatri on December 1, 2014.

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ICT for Development

by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 28, 2014 03:26 AM

Dr. U.B. Pavanaja was a speaker at this event organized by Christ University on December 3, 2014 in Bangalore.

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A Seminar on E-publishing of Odia Books

by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 07, 2014 02:41 AM

A seminar was organized by Molybtech Technology Solutions on November 30, 2014 for the betterment of Odia language and writers at Bhanja Kala Mandap.

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Odia books now available online

by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 27, 2014 02:16 AM

Book lovers can now read Odia books online with the launching of the Odia Wikisource, a sister project of Odia Wikipedia, here on Friday.

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Odia Wikisource launched in Odisha capital

by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 07, 2014 02:53 AM

After the success of Odia Wikipedia, it is now the turn of Odia Wikisource to bring the best of Odia literature to the people of Odisha in the language they speak.

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‘Tulu Wikipedia’ in incubation stage, 600 articles uploaded, says U.B. Pavanaja

by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 07, 2014 03:21 AM

In all, 600 articles have been uploaded to the Tulu Wikipedia which is still in its incubation stage, according to U.B. Pavanaja, Wikipedia representative and Programme Officer, The Centre for Internet and Society, Bengaluru.

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Technology and Gender Based Violence

Technology and Gender Based Violence

by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 09, 2014 04:32 PM

Rohini Lakshane was a speaker at this event organized by the Bachchao Project on November 24, 2014. Rohini spoke about various strategies that women use to respond to online harassment, such as reporting the abuser, and enlisting support from online followers, or friends or family in order to deal with the abuser.

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Now, Tulu set to be promoted through Wikipedia articles

by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 06, 2014 01:23 AM

With the dream of including Tulu in the list of official languages of the country (eighth schedule of the Constitution) remaining far from being realised, enthusiasts seem to be keen to promote the language through Wikipedia.

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Kannada Wikipedia Presentation in Mysuru: Coverage in Prajavani

by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 06, 2014 02:40 AM

Media coverage of Kannada Wikipedia presentation at Mysuru on November 23, 2014.

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Content co-ordination for the Panel Discussion on Crypto-Currencies

by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 05, 2014 01:35 AM

Sharath Chandra Ram was a panelist at this event organized by the Law and Technology Society on November 15, 2014 at the National Law School of India in Bangalore. His presentation was titled Scalability and Security Issues in Distributed Trust based Cryto-Currency Systems like BITCOIN.

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Getting Strategic about Openness and Privacy

by Prasad Krishna last modified Nov 09, 2014 09:19 AM

This blog post by Tim Davies, Open Data Research Lead at Web Foundation was published in Open Up? on November 3, 2014.

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Wiki Media Foundation keen on developing Urdu Wikipedia

by Prasad Krishna last modified Nov 01, 2014 01:23 PM

The Wikipedia India Community Consultation 2014 was organized by the Wiki Media Foundation (WMF) and Wikipedia India Chapter in collaboration with Centre for Internet Society (CIS A2K) Bangalore on The venue was Movenpick Hotel and scheduled for October 4th and 5th here.

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Wiki Media Foundation keen on developing Urdu Wikipedia

Wiki Media Foundation keen on developing Urdu Wikipedia

by Prasad Krishna last modified Nov 01, 2014 01:29 PM

The Wikipedia India Community Consultation 2014 was organized by the Wiki Media Foundation (WMF) and Wikipedia India Chapter in collaboration with Centre for Internet Society (CIS A2K) Bangalore on The venue was Movenpick Hotel and scheduled for October 4th and 5th here.

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Wikipedia can establish Tulu in a wider way

by Prasad Krishna last modified Oct 24, 2014 04:01 PM

In his predential address after inaugurating the three-day workshop on ‘The use of internet for promotion of Tulu language,’ organised by Karnataka Tulu Sahitya Academy, Karnataka Tulu Sahitya Academy President Janki M Brahmavar opined that internet media, especially Wikipedia, can contribute to a large extent towards the promotion of Tulu language. The president said there was a need for the effective use of Unicode for the digital interpretation of Tulu.

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Pushing women scientists

Pushing women scientists

by Prasad Krishna last modified Oct 21, 2014 03:44 PM

Wikipedia edit-a-thon attempts to raise awareness of the contribution of Indian women to science.

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