Malayala Manorama, a malayalam newspaper & the largest regional language newspaper by circulation in India, has a half page wide article on Wikipedia today.
Unfortunately I couldn't get find a weblink or get a scanned scopy of this newspaper. You can see the epaper here >> http://epaper.manoramaonline.com/edaily/flashclient/client_panel.aspx ( Free login creation required). Date : 19/05/2011 Kochi Edition Page 17 -Education. The article has 2 sets , one on Santhosh Thootingal in WIkimedia Language commmitte and other on Wikipedia. For those non-Malayalam speaking crowd , this is what the article talks about. * How Malayalam Wikipedia is very active. * 2500 Uploads to Wikimedia Commons in 23 days. * History of Wiki software. * Free Editing culture of Wikipedia * Wikimedia Foundation. * Availability of Wikipedia in 279 languages * Birth of WIkipedia in 15 Jan 2001 * 2002 June - Punjabi , Assamese & Odiya Wikipedias * 2002 Dec 21 - Birth of Malayalam Wikipedia. * Anyone who wants to share knowledge and loves Malayalam can be part of the Malayalam Wikipedia. * No control over Wikipedia by nations and governments * Artciles created and edited by multiple people. People add truths and facts to WIkipedia [ ;) ] * Nobody "owns" Wikipedia articles. * Usage of Unicode on Wikipedia. * Creation of maps on Wikipedia on ward ( lowest geographical division in india) level * Shiju Alex's contributions. * Also introduces Wikisource, Wikibooks , Wikiquote and Wikitionary in Malayalam. * The article compares Santhosh Thootingal in Mal computing with the legend of Malayalam language * Brief description of Wikimedia Language committee. Regards Tinu Cherian
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