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Wikipedia blocks `disruptive` edits from US Congress

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 21:18

Wikipedia has blocked editing rights from some computers at the US House of Representatives for "disruptive" revisions on the online encyclopedia.

India, China release first encyclopedia of cultural contacts

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 12:28

India and China today released the first encyclopedia on their age-old cultural contacts, tracing back their history to over 2,000 years, starting from the visit of Chinese scholar Huen Tsang to India in the 7th century to bring Buddhist scriptures to China.

President releases first Encyclopedia on Hinduism

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 17:31

The basic tenet of Hinduism is happiness, health and enlightenment for everyone, and suffering, pain and agony for none, President Pranab Mukherjee said as he received the first copy of the Encyclopedia of Hinduism today.

President receives copy of encyclopedia of Hindusim

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 16:23

President Pranab Mukherjee received a copy of the Encyclopedia of Hinduism today at a function here at the Rashtrapati Bhavan Auditorium.

Wikipedia to add voice samples of famous people on site

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 16:49

Wikipedia has reportedly announced that it would soon be adding voice samples of popular personalities on their respective biographies on the site.

Wikipedia demands PR firm to stop paid editing services

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 22:28

Wikipedia has sent a cease-and-desist letter to a company called "Wiki-PR," which reportedly sells paid editing services on the well-known online encyclopedia, seeking to stop the service.

Wikipedia abandons efforts to combat hidden online `porn`

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 19:05

Wikimedia Foundation co-founder Jimmy Wales deleted a thousand images deemed inappropriate for children in April 2010, but the `wiki community` just restored 900 of them.

Hindu encyclopedia to be unveiled today

Last Updated: Monday, August 26, 2013, 13:12

In a milestone in Indian studies, the English edition of ‘Encyclopedia of Hinduism’, a product of 25 years of relentless academic efforts by nearly 1000 scholars, will be unveiled on Monday.

Apple appeals China Encyclopedia copyright court ruling

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 18:59

Sun Jianhong, the publishing house's attorney, said Wednesday he had seen the appellant petition filed by Apple, which had been forwarded to the appellant court on Tuesday.

Encyclopedia Britannica ends print, goes digital

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 14, 2012, 09:32

It is the latest move Encyclopaedia Britannica has made to expand its Internet reference services and move farther into educational products.

Wikipedia gets $20 mn in annual fundraising drive

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 04, 2012, 10:14

Wikipedia has raised $20 mn in its annual plea for donations to help expand and improve the Internet`s leading encyclopedia.

Wikipedia says it is losing contributors

Last Updated: Thursday, August 04, 2011, 22:24

Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia that allows anyone to edit its entries, says it is losing contributors.