September 25, 2020 6:04 pm
Project SWASTHA laid down a watertight four-step process to ensure the information they upload is 100 per cent authentic and factually sound.
December 05, 2020 3:42 pm
The fundraising drive by Wikipedia sparked heated debates amongst social media users — some of whom questioned whether one of the world’s most popular websites really needed donations to stay afloat.
March 27, 2020 2:32 pm
Wikipedia is providing COVID-19 related information in 9 Indian languages including Bangla, Bhojpuri, Hindi, Kannada, Arabic, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.
February 03, 2020 5:43 am
India and a couple of other countries like Brazil and Argentina were world leaders in their sophistication while thinking about how the laws that regulate technology are in effect laws that regulate ordinary individuals in our everyday lives.
January 31, 2020 9:44 pm
The Survey is also marked by quotes from Shrimad Bhagavad Gita, Rig Veda, Adam Smith's 'An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations', Kautilya's Arthashastra, and Tamil saint and philosopher Thiruvalluvar's treatise The Thirukural.
December 30, 2019 10:03 am
Because the resource is curated by language and not geographic market, the rules would change the entire website, not just Indians’ access to the knowledge, the Foundation said.
November 06, 2019 1:47 pm
Days after a new law in Russia came into effect meaning Russian government authorities can isolate its own internet, the Russian president said he wanted a Russian version of Wikipedia with "reliable information."
April 11, 2019 4:04 pm
Unlike at social networks such as Facebook and Twitter, the people who handle reports of harassment on Wikipedia are largely unpaid volunteers.
August 28, 2018 3:59 pm
In order to raise money for the Wikimedia Foundation, a non-profit and charitable organisation in San Francisco, California, along with Wikipedia released a series of T-shirts with the Wikipedia logo emblazoned on them.
June 01, 2018 9:36 am
Wikipedia's publicly available change logs show that users added the term "Nazism" to the entry for the California GOP twice in the past week. Both changes were reversed by other editors, although the first one wasn't fixed for almost a week.