Very interesting observation Ravi. Thanks for sharing.
On 17-Sep-2014 1:25 pm, "Ravishankar" <ravidre...@gmail.com> wrote:
> When you visit https://www.google.co.in , you can find the option to use
> Google services in many Indian languages.
> You can also do a Google account wide change through your account settings
> to use your language interface across many Google services like Gmail and
> Many Tamil Wikipedians have noted that Tamil Wikipedia articles are shown
> at the top of the search results even when the keyword is in English.
> This is not the case for every search but we guess that the quality of the
> article, presence of the keyword in English at the beginning of the article
> and accessing your language Wikipedia from an Indian IP address often can
> contribute to this scenario.
> When many users show trust in native language articles, the articles will
> gain more trust in Google's view and it will start pushing for general
> audience too.
> Right now, lack of awareness of native language Wikipedias is an important
> So, spreading this small trick :) may help to bring you more first time
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