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How a student in India got started with open source
In this interview, Trishna Guha explains how an open source community in India taught her to become a successful developer.
5 comments Posted 17 Jun 2016 by Nitish Tiwari Feed
8 challenges for improving the Indian-language Wikipedias
Whereas native-language Wikipedias are becoming game changers in other corners of the world, there is a lot of room for improvement in Indian-language Wikipedias.
0 comments Posted 28 Mar 2016 by Subhashish Panigrahi Feed
Why it's essential to grow Indian-language Wikipedias
Subha Panigrahi answers two questions: What is the state of Indian-language Wikipedia projects? What does India have to take from and give to Wikipedia?
2 comments Posted 5 Feb 2016 by Subhashish Panigrahi Feed
Like other hackathons, IndiaHacks has experienced a large increase in participation since it began two years ago. In the most recent event, 2,300 people participated, and more than 50,000 people have registered already for 2016, including 10,000 for the open source track.
0 comments Posted 27 Jan 2016 by Ben Cotton Feed
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The Government of India (GOI) has adopted a comprehensive and supportive open source policy. It builds on their earlier efforts to adopt open standards for procurement.
5 comments Posted 6 Aug 2015 by Mark Bohannon (Red Hat) Feed
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Priyanka Nag explains why learning about Mozilla was love at first site, and how the open source project and her role in its community are helping deliver an open web to India.
2 comments Posted 10 Jun 2015 by Benjamin Kerensa Feed
The Government of India has implemented a remarkable new policy-level change for open source software (OSS) deployment. The Ministry of Communication and Information Technology has asked that open source software-based applications be included in Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for all new... Read more
2 comments Posted 8 Jun 2015 by Subhashish Panigrahi Feed
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The Wikimedia community will gather in Odisha's capital of Bhubaneswar on June 3 to celebrate Odia Wikipedia's 13th anniversary.
0 comments Posted 31 May 2015 by Subhashish Panigrahi Feed
One volunteer's story of Mozilla's Coincidental Work Week in Portland, Oregon.
0 comments Posted 16 Jan 2015 by Rajesh Ranjan Feed
The government of India has recently announced a big push into open source as a part of its Digital Initiative. For a country of more than a billion people and thousands of government organizations, it is hope for the faltering free and open source software communities there. Indian native and... Read more
0 comments Posted 18 Nov 2014 by Rushabh Mehta Feed

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