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Blog Entry Wikipedia workshop for Konkani students conducted in Mangaluru
by Tito Dutta published Dec 19, 2016 last modified Jun 28, 2017 09:57 AM — filed under: , ,
A two days Wikipedia workshop "introduction to Wikipedia" was conducted at Besant College, Mangaluru. 16 undergraduate and post-graduate students from 3 different colleges participated in the event. Here is a report.
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Blog Entry Wikiwomen’s Meetup at St. Agnes College Explores Potentials and Plans of Women Editors in Mangalore, Karnataka
by Ting-Yi Chang published Sep 01, 2016 last modified Sep 01, 2016 02:39 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
Karnataka is known for its diverse linguistic cultures. Aside from Kannada, many are native speakers of Konkani, Tulu, and other languages. A small Wikiwomen's meetup was held on Saturday, August 27th at St. Agnes College, Mangalore, to invite female Wikipedians from the region. Many of them were new to the online encyclopedia but demonstrated strong interest in learning and contributing more Indic language content online.
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Blog Entry Community digest: Konkani language speakers are separated by scripts but unite by Wikipedia; news in brief
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Aug 07, 2016 — filed under: , , , ,
Konkani-language Wikipedians on what they think of Wikipedia as a binding factor for native speakers who speak in different variations of the same language and write in different scripts.
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Blog Entry Stats for March 2016
by Rahmanuddin Shaikh published May 08, 2016 last modified Jun 07, 2016 04:06 AM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
CIS-A2K team closely works with 5 Indian languages, we call as focus language areas. Here are the stats for the month of March 2016.
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Blog Entry Report of Konkani Wikipedia's progress (July-December 2015)
by Rahmanuddin Shaikh published Jan 01, 2016 last modified Feb 05, 2016 02:49 AM — filed under: , , ,
Konkani language is one of the 22 languages recognized by Indian union in 8th schedule. As per the 2007 census there are about 7.4 million Konkani speakers.[1] Konkani language has its own Wikipedia created on 15th June 2015. This blog post will try to put out Konkani Wikipedia's growth from a perspective based on Wikimedia stats.
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Blog Entry Konkani-language books from Konkani-language culture center Mannd Sobhaann to enrich Konkani Wikipedia
by Rahmanuddin Shaik and Tanveer Hasan published Oct 30, 2015 last modified Nov 12, 2015 01:08 PM — filed under: , , ,
Mangalore based cultural centre Maand Sobhaann has recently relicensed 3 of their publications under a free license so that the books could be digitised on Konkani Wikisource and enrich Konkani Wikipedia.
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Blog Entry Konkani Wikipedia Goes Live After 'Nine Years' of Incubation
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Jul 18, 2015 last modified Jun 18, 2016 06:15 PM — filed under: , , , , , ,
Konkani Wikipedia is the second Wikimedia project after Odia Wikisource that has gone live out of incubation. The project stayed in the incubation for nine long years and the community has gone through a long debate to have a Wikipedia of their own. Here is a blog highlighting three Konkani Wikimedians and an advocate of the Wikipedia movement whose efforts finally paid off.
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Blog Entry Reading Devanagari script based sites like Konkani Wikipedia in Kannada Script
by U.B.Pavanaja published Jul 13, 2015 last modified Jun 18, 2016 06:14 PM — filed under: ,
This is a small hack to read websites with Devanagari script (used for Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Maithili and a few more languages) based sites like Konkani Wikipedia in Kannada script.
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Blog Entry NIE Steps in to Grow Konkani Wikipedia
by T. Vishnu Vardhan published Sep 06, 2014 last modified Oct 10, 2014 11:26 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society's Access to Knowledge team (CIS-A2K) signed a memorandum of agreement (MoU) with Nirmala Institute of Education, Goa to enhance digital literacy in Konkani in the education sector across Goa.
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Blog Entry Community led Konkani Wikipedia Outreach
by Nitika Tandon published May 16, 2014 last modified Jun 10, 2014 08:44 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Goa University students organised the first ever community led Konkani Wikipedia outreach on May 14, 2014. Fifteen first year M.A. students from Konkani Department participated in the six hour long workshop.
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