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These are the press coverages of WCI 2016:


  1. WikiConference India 2016 Starts Friday in Chandigarh, NDTV Gadgets 360, DigitalCutlet.Co.In, Tech.Musiqcafe.Com, Headlines-News.com, Moomblr.com, In.Shafaqna.com, NewsThrive.com, ShortIndia.com, US.MakeMeFeed.com, NewsKreeda.com, Aug 4 2016
  2. The largest Wikipedia gathering in South Asia kicks off Opensource.com Aug 5, 2016, Global Voices
  3. India’s 23rd regional Wikipedia, in Tulu, goes live The Indian Express, DailyWorld.in, HuffingtonPost.in, The News Minute.com, DailyHunt.in, The Hindu, Debate on Reddit.com, ReadBing.in (excerpt), WikipediaReview.com, W3LiveNews.com (excerpt), IndiaEveryday.in, ViralShots.com, in.shagaqna.com (excerpt), TodayIndya.com, latestnews360.com (excerpt), electropneumaticpositioner.com (excerpt), ccm.net, makemefeed.com -- headline only, Bangladesh Sun, Aug 6, 2016
  4. International Conference Begins, The Tribune, Chandigarh Aug 6, 2016
  5. ‘Punjabis most active community on Wikipedia’ Hindustan Times Aug 6, 2016.
  6. Indian tech skills to the rescue of Wikipedia's diverse tongues. Business Standard, Economic Times, Business Insider, ET Telecom}, [http://www.avenuemail.in/opinion/indian-tech-skills-rescue-wikipedias-diverse-tongues/96573/ AvenueMail.in, YahooNews-In, Brazil Sun, ResolutionNews.Ga, AlcusNews.org, Aug 6, 2016.
  7. Bank officer turns wildlife enthusiast in Kerala. The Hans India, Dajjiworld, The Sentinel, Assam, WebIndia123.com, CanIndia.com, Business Standard, NewKerala.com, DaijiWorld.com. Aug 7, 2016
  8. After eight years, Tulu Wikipedia goes live. The Hindu, Aug 7, 2016.
  9. Want Tamil e-books for free? Then here’s a website for you
  10. How (not) to get started on Wikipedia, an 18-year-old's story. Business Standard. Financial Express. NewKerala.com. LeadersSpeak.in. Aug 8, 2016.
  11. Wikipedia takes a bite… at Indian food and forts. Indian Express. Millennium Post. DailyPost.in. IndiaEveryDay.in. Gizmodo.in.KollyTalk.com. New Indian Express. PunjabTribune.com. SocialNews.xyz. VishwaGujarat.com. IndRead.com. BFirst.in. The Free Press Journal. W3LiveNews.com (excerpt). Aug 8, 2016
  12. India grapples to find a way forward on Wikipedia. Techradar, Aug 8, 2016. NDTV.com. India Today. TechRadar.com. Daily Post. LatestNews360.com. PalestineOnline.net. WikipediaReview.com.
  13. Wikipedia gets 'taste of Indian food'. Indian Express, Aug 8, 2016.
  14. India at top of Wikipedia's priorities. The Economic Times, Aug 9, 2016. NewsWorldIndia
  15. Carpenter crafts cyber content using ancient mobile. Business Standard. Free Press Journal. The Jodhpur Gazette. NewsKerala.com. ProKerala.com. SocialNews.xyz. The Statesman. DaijiWorld.com WindowToNews.com. Business Standard. Eastern Mirror, Nagaland. Aug 10, 2016.
  16. Wikiconference India 2016: Wikipedia’s plans for growth in India are unclear Newsthrive Huntnews
  17. India will remain No.1 strategic region in Wikipedia's global plans, The Hans India, Aug 11, 2016.


  1. Ajit 5 August 2016
  2. Ajit 6 August 2016
  3. Punjabi Jagran
  4. Babushahi.in
  5. Punjab Kesari
  6. Media Punjab
  7. KiwiPunjab
  8. Punjabi Tribune


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  1. ഭാഷകവിഞ്ഞും ഒഴുകുന്ന പഞ്ചാബ്. Deshabhimani. July 28, 2016.
  2. উইকিমিডিয়া সার্ক গঠনের উদ্যোগ, Prothom Alo, Aug 7, 2016.
  3. జాతీయ స్థాయిలో తెలుగు వికిపీడియా ఘన విజయం. Sakshi, Aug 10, 2016.