January 7, 2013
How Wikipedia Was Duped for Five Years
William Beutler, The Times of India
LONDON: A red-faced Wikipedia has removed an article from its site detailing the 17th century "Bicholim Conflict" — a clash between Portugal and India's Maratha Empire — after it emerged that such a war never occurred, and the piece and references included were entirely fictional.
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