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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"......

Saradha scam: ED grills painter, industrialist

Enforcement Directorate on Monday grilled painter Suvaprasanna and industrialist Harsh Neotia in connection with the Saradha scam. Both of them had been asked to appear before the agency for......

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
What you need to know about Google's battle with Oracle over Android

Two of the world's most powerful companies are engaged in a legal battle that has its roots in the world's most popular mobile operating system:... ...

http://www.indiavision.com/national/what-you-need-to-know-about-googles-battle-with-oracle-over-android/482009/
ED grills painter, industrialist

Enforcement Directorate on Monday grilled painter Suvaprasanna and industrialist Harsh Neotia in connection with the Saradha scam. Both of them had... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/report/saradha-scam-ed-grills-painter-industrialist/20141013.htm
Who is this man who features in every …

Deen Dayal Upadhyaya. Photo credit WikimediaIn 1968, the year Robert F Kennedy and Martin Luther King were gunned down in full public view, it was... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/who-is-this-man-who-features-in-every-modi-speech-063715210.html
Least tax-friendly states for retirees

These states impose the highest taxes on retirees, according to Kiplinger's 2014 analysis of state taxes. Five of them treat Social Security... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/least-tax-friendly-states-for-retirees-144634239.html
Savitri Jindal, Indu Jain, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw among Top 100

1 of 3 Reuters File Creative Commons/Business India Wikimedia Commons/Nsnehasingh Four Indian women have been listed in Forbes magazine's... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/forbes-richest-indians-2014-savitri-jindal-indu-jain-kiran-mazumdar-shaw-others-among-top-100-609950

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