Wikimedia Bangladesh (WMBD) has organized a series of events to mark the tenth anniversary of the Bangla Wikipedia. The events included university-based Wikipedia workshops, rewarding the best Wikipedians, photography contest, photowalks, school programs and conference. This was the first country-wide event organized by WMBD engaging volunteers from across the country.Read more
Find out how Wikipedia is covering this week’s current news events: NASA’s Kepler space telescope discovers potentially rocky exoplanet Kepler-452b; Pierre Nkurunziza is elected to a third term as President of Burundi in controversial circumstances; British cyclist Chris Froome wins the 2015 Tour de France; One of Zimbabwe’s most famous lions is killed in the Hwange National Park; Microsoft’s newest operating system, Windows 10, officially launches.Read more
150 years ago, we first read about Alice, a rabbit hole, and a fantasy world filled with peculiar creatures; the first film based on Lewis Carroll’s most famous work was released 150 years ago.Read more
Forty-six years ago this week, the Apollo 11 mission took three men into outer space. Two of them, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, were the first humans to set foot on the surface of the Moon.Read more
Find out how Wikipedia is covering this week’s current news events:
NASA’s New Horizons probe finally reaches, and photographs, Pluto and Charon.
The P5+1 countries, and Iran, sign an agreement on Iran’s nuclear program.
Formula One driver Jules Bianchi dies following an accident at the 2014 Japanese Grand Prix.
The United States and Cuba formally renew diplomatic relations in the so-called Cuban Thaw.
A bomb blast in the Turkish border region of Suruç kills 32 people and injures more than a hundred.
Students with Wiki Learning Tec de Monterrey venture into the creation of professional-level videos both as tutorials for fellow students and to document innovations in Wikimedia workRead more
Find out how Wikipedia is covering this week’s current news events: The Greek government agrees terms on a third bailout package; Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams win in the 2015 Wimbledon Championships; Mexican drug lord “El Chapo” escapes from his maximum-security prison; The Confederate battle flag is removed from the South Carolina State House after 54 years; Nintendo’s long-serving president, Satoru Iwata, dies aged 55.Read more
Find out how Wikipedia is covering this week's current news events: Voters in Greece reject terms on a new bailout in a snap referendum; The United States wins the 2015 Women's World Cup, while Chile wins the 2015 Copa América; A series of Boko Haram attacks kill at least 250 people in Nigeria; Several subforums on popular site Reddit are locked in protest; Al-Waleed bin Talal announces his intention to donate his US$32 billion wealth to charitable causes.Read more
Today is World Camera Day 2015! Have fun taking your own photos or check out Wikimedia Commons for categories of photos labeled by with the camera used.
At the same time learn more about the cameras used by visiting Wikipedia to find an article or start your own!Read more
Jeevan Jose has been documenting the flora and fauna of one of the most biologically diverse regions in the world — one butterfly, one insect, and one plant at a time. Five years and a thousand pictures later, he’s eager to get back in the field.Read more