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Help for Bangladesh term at DYK in regard to notability and sourcesEdit

I'm hoping to receive input at Template:Did you know nominations/Murad Takla which has been stalled since December 25. The reviewer has questioned the reliability of the sources. I posted on the DYK talk page for assistance to help the nominator a few days ago, but no one has responded. SL93 (talk) 00:28, 26 January 2022 (UTC)

Request to check my draftsEdit

Excuse me but can anyone see my drafts Draft:Alauddin Sweetmeat and Draft:Hrishikesh Das Road? I know everyone have works and is busy somehow but I believe it will not take long time to check and approve my drafts. Mehedi Abedin 12:20, 20 February 2022 (UTC)

User script to detect unreliable sourcesEdit

I have (with the help of others) made a small user script to detect and highlight various links to unreliable sources and predatory journals. Some of you may already be familiar with it, given it is currently the 39th most imported script on Wikipedia. The idea is that it takes something like

  • John Smith "Article of things" Deprecated.com. Accessed 2020-02-14. (John Smith "[https://www.deprecated.com/article Article of things]" ''Deprecated.com''. Accessed 2020-02-14.)

and turns it into something like

It will work on a variety of links, including those from {{cite web}}, {{cite journal}} and {{doi}}.

The script is mostly based on WP:RSPSOURCES, WP:NPPSG and WP:CITEWATCH and a good dose of common sense. I'm always expanding coverage and tweaking the script's logic, so general feedback and suggestions to expand coverage to other unreliable sources are always welcomed.

Do note that this is not a script to be mindlessly used, and several caveats apply. Details and instructions are available at User:Headbomb/unreliable. Questions, comments and requests can be made at User talk:Headbomb/unreliable.

- Headbomb {t · c · p · b}

This is a one time notice and can't be unsubscribed from. Delivered by: MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 16:00, 29 April 2022 (UTC)

Discussion at Wikipedia:Categories for discussion/Log/2022 May 3Edit

  You are invited to join the discussion at Wikipedia:Categories for discussion/Log/2022 May 3#Former constituencies, which is within the scope of this WikiProject. — DaxServer (t · m · c) 10:29, 3 May 2022 (UTC)

Muhiuddin KhanEdit

Can anyone from this WikiProject find a reliable source that verifies Muhiuddin Khan is no longer living? The infobox states he died in 2016, but the article is still being treated as a BLP. I was able to find this and it seems to be the same person, but the name is slightly different. -- Marchjuly (talk) 05:59, 31 May 2022 (UTC)

@Marchjuly: They are, as you suspected, the same person. "Maulana" is an unofficial title of respect prepended to the names of Muslim religious scholars. There is no single standard way of transliterating Bengali, so readers must take variations, such as Muhiuddin to Mohiuddin, in stride. Note that the Daily Sun obituary doesn't even consistently use the same spelling throughout. --Worldbruce (talk) 12:41, 31 May 2022 (UTC)
Thanks for the reply Worldbruce. Actually, there are some sources cited for his death and I'm not sure why I missed that. -- Marchjuly (talk) 21:32, 31 May 2022 (UTC)

The Asian TribuneEdit

The page for this Bangladeshi news portal could use some input from knowledgeable editors. The page is currently a mesh between information taken from Asian Tribune, a Thai/Sri Lankan/Swedish e-newspaper that used to appear in print, and information about the seemingly unrelated Bangladeshi news portal that should be covered there. For instance, according to its LinkedIn page (which is not a reliable source, of course) it was founded in 2018 in Dhaka. It would be great if someone could find some (e. g. Bengali) reliable sources covering this portal. Felix QW (talk) 06:15, 27 June 2022 (UTC)