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'There's no word like Chennai in Tamil'

The Chennai Central train station. Photo: Courtesy, Arian Zwegers/Wikimedia.org ‘Madras is a Tamil word while Chennai is Telugu. Without the English, there would have been no Madras.......

'There's no word like Chennai in Tamil'

The Chennai Central train station. Photo: Courtesy, Arian Zwegers/Wikimedia.org ‘Madras is a Tamil word while Chennai is Telugu. Without the English, there would have been no Madras.......

Tamil Nadu, India's model for organ transplants

"Tamil Nadu has the most efficient and effective cadaver transplant programme in India," says Virginia Vaidhyanathan of the India-US Transplant Foundation.Aziz Haniffa/Rediff.com discovers how the......

Karplus, Levitt, Warshel win 2013 Nobel Chemistry Prize

Three molecular chemists -- Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel -- were on Wednesday awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for devising computer simulations that are used to......

Tomorrow, no Wikipedia! Do your homework early

Online encyclopedia Wikipedia will black out its website on Wednesday for 24 hours to protest anti-piracy bills under consideration in the US Congress, saying if passed, the "destructive"......

Wikipedia launches online travel guide

The foundation behind crowd-sourced knowledge compendium Wikipedia launched a free online travel guide built collaboratively by volunteers from around the globe.Wikimedia Foundation rolled out......

Wikimedia adds India chapter

Anirudh Singh Bhati, a 24-year-old law graduate from Ahmedabad, who started editing pages on Wikipedia in 2006 as a hobby, had little idea that he will be one of the executive council members of......

Wikipedia planning search engine

As part of efforts to widen its reach and showcase the power of 'wikis,' online encyclopedia Wikipedia is planning a search engine that is intended to rival that of Google."Yes, Wikimedia......

The hottest things on the Net!

They are the hottest new things on the Net. And they are catching on like wildfire. The disruptive technology which powers them could dramatically alter the way we read, listen, express ourselves......

  People speak for wikimedia foundation

  • QNA
Q. WHAT IS meant by wikipedia
:  A. Wikipedia is a free, web-based, collaborative, multilingual encyclopedia project supported by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation. Its 18 million...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-meant-by-wikipedia//answers/19622078

suprabodh
Q. Who's the creator of wikipedia?
Suprabodh:  A. Jimmy Donal "Jimbo" Wales, (born 1966)[1] is an American Internet entrepreneur best known for his role in the founding of Wikipedia, as well as...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/whos-the-creator-of-wikipedia/19622017/answers/1228637

Seven Wonders
Q. Is the below statement true ?\Wikipedia is a non-commercial website run by the Wikimedia Foundation, a non-profit organization .
Seven Wonders:  A. yes and they are giving lot of information in many of Indian languages. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-the-below-statement-true-wikipedia-is-a-non-commercial-we/1228325/answers/14316094

joyesh chakraborty
Q. What is Wikipedia and who is the founder of this?
Joyesh Chakraborty:  A. Wikipedia is a free multilingual encyclopedia project supported by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation. Its name is a portmanteau of the words wiki...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-wikipedia-and-who-is-the-founder-of-this/14316085/answers/12612370

joyesh chakraborty
Q. what is known as Mediawiki?
Joyesh Chakraborty:  A. MediaWiki is a free software wiki package written in PHP, originally for use on Wikipedia. It is now used by several other projects of the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-known-as-mediawiki/12610905/answers/14962959

  Web results for Wikimedia Foundation
Coming soon, world's thinnest ever condoms to enhance sexual pleasure

Bill Gates has revealed that the development of "next-generation" ultra-thin condoms to enhance sexual pleasure is in progress. The 58-year-old... ...

http://www.rediff.com/getahead/report/health-coming-soon-worlds-thinnest-ever-condoms-to-enhance-sexual-pleasure/20140919.htm
comScore Ranks the Top 50 U.S. Digital Media Properties for August 2014

Comscore, Inc. (MM) (NASDAQ:SCOR) Intraday Stock Chart Today : Friday 19 September 2014 RESTON, Va. , Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/... ...

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Google hosts meetings across Europe on privacy rights

PARIS: A panel appointed by search engine Google will hold the first of a series of meetings on Tuesday to debate the balance between privacy and... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/internet/google-hosts-meetings-across-europe-on-privacy-rights/articleshow/42007253.cms
Selfie and the simian

By:Ananth Padmanabhan A monkeyand the selfie it took have ignited a debate on copyright law. David Slater, a wildlife photographer, was in... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/selfie-and-the-simian/
'There's no word like Chennai in Tamil'

The Chennai Central train station. Photo: Courtesy, Arian Zwegers/Wikimedia.org ‘Madras is a Tamil word while Chennai is Telugu. Without... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/interview/historian-jbp-more-theres-no-word-like-chennai-in-tamil/20140826.htm

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