Arshdeep Singh

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Union Ministry Summons Wiki Official Over Information On Arshdeep Singh's Page

The Ministry of Electronics & IT today summoned executives from Wikipedia to explain fake information on cricketer Arshdeep Singh's page. Notably, as per information, Singh has been linked to the separatist Khalistani movement, which is disturbing and can cause a communal clash. Furthermore, Minsitry's high-level panel is likely to quiz the executives of the crowdsourced digital encyclopaedia on precautionary check, and might issue a show… read-more

Mon, 05 Sep 2022 - 07:45 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Wikipedia, Communal Clash, Summon, Arshdeep Singh, union ministry

Loev Movie Poster

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Sudhanshu Saira's 'LOEV" Listed In LGBTQIA+ Wiki Page As Must Wacth

Sudhanshu Saira's directorial debut "LOEV" gets featured in LGBTQIA+ Wiki Page, being the must-watch movie in pride month, which started on June 1. Released five years ago, the movie is a story of two gay men, with sensitivity and the theme of "Love is Love". The movie also was the first Indian movie to play at the prestigious South by South West (SXSW) Film Festival. 

Tue, 14 Jun 2022 - 09:02 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: LGBT+ Community, Movies, Gay Love Story, Sudhanshu Saira, Wikipedia

Vivek Agnihotri

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Wikipedia Calls The Kashmir Files "Fiction" Director Agnihotri Tweets For Hurry Edit

The Kashmir Files director Vivek Agnihotri expressed anguish over Wikipedia's description of the movie as "fictional". He took to Twitter, shared a screenshot, and said, “Dear @Wikipedia, You forgot to add ‘Islamophobia… propaganda… Sanghi… bigot… etc’. You are failing your Secular credentials. Hurry, edit more.” Notably, released on March 11, the film gained popularity for its storyline around exodus of Kashmiri Hindus’ in the early… read-more

Tue, 03 May 2022 - 07:26 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: The Kashmir Files, Vivek Agnihotri, Twitter, Wikipedia, Fictional

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Wikipedia NFT

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Wikipedia Co-Founder Selling His First Edit ''Hello World!'' As NFT

Wikipedia's co-founder, Jimmy Wales' first edit, 'Hello, World!' is being auctioned by Christie's as a non-fungible token (NFT). The auction has been named "The Birth of Wikipedia", which is reported to begin from December 3 and end on… read-more

Sat, 04 Dec 2021 - 11:45 AM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Wikipedia, World news, Auction, Christie's, NFT

Courtesy: Business Insider


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Wikipedia Is Not Reliable Anymore, Says Co-Founder Larry Sanger

Larry Sanger, the man behind the invention of "Wikipedia" claims that the online encyclopedia cannot be trusted and is definitely not a reliable source. In an interview, Sanger said, "So there’s a very big, nasty, complex game being played behind the scenes to make the article say what somebody wants them to say". He further mentioned that the contents are being edited in a certain way to control audiences' perception.

Wed, 21 Jul 2021 - 12:15 PM / by Manashaa Ganesan

Tags: Wikipedia, larry sanger, co-founder, untrustworthy, Misinformation

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Government Asks Wikipedia To Remove Wrong Link Of J&K's Map

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Centre Issues Order Against Wikipedia For Showing Wrong Indian Map

The Central Government has asked Wikipedia to remove the link showing incorrect map of Jammu and Kashmir from its page. The issue came to the forefront after a Twitter user flagged the matter and asked the government to take action. Stating that the map violated India's territorial integrity and sovereignty, the Ministry of Electronics and IT issued the order on November 27 under Section 69A of the IT Act, 2000.

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 - 09:48 AM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: Jammu and Kashmir, Wikipedia, Central Government

Courtesy: ndtv