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Differently-abled Kerala woman gets a shot at driving license test

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 11:26 -- geeta.nair

Differently-abled Kerala woman gets a shot at driving license test.

After running from pillar to post, Jilumol Mariet Thomas moved the Kerala high court, which directed the regional transport officer in Idukki district’s Thodupuzha to accept her application for learner’s licence. She will finally get her learner’s certificate next week.

Impairment fails to deter vision Visually impaired Maya Rani honoured for propagating honesty, self-belief

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 10:50 -- geeta.nair

Ludhiana, September 5

The resounding ovation of visually impared students sent a message across the frontiers that a mentor needs a will to spearhead despite impairment.

The roaring applause left everyone awestruck as their teacher Maya Rani (51) visually impaired teacher was honoured at the Vocational Rehabilitation and Training Centre (VRTC) on Teacher’s Day.

Blind candidate clears UPSC prelims

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 11:26 -- koshy.mathew@ey...

22 year Hina Rathi just cleared her preliminary exams for the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Hina is 100% blind, but has ensured that her disability is never a hindrance in her path towards success!

Clearing the prelims of the UPSC exams can be a herculean task to many. Hina’s story is all about hard-work, determination and passion to chase her dreams.

India - Sri Lanka to play blind cricket series

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 12:24 -- koshy.mathew@ey...

The Indian blind cricket team will take part in a bilateral series against Sri Lanka. The series will consist of three one-day matches and five T20 games and will start from 15 July in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

The matches between July 15 and 17 July will be played at Burgher Recreation Club in Colombo.thses will be the ODI matches the India and Sri Lanka Blind Cricket teams.

Three T20 matches on 19 July, 20 July and 23 July are to be held at the Air Force Ground and two T20 matches on July 24 at Burgher Recreation Club.

Blind students felicitated for many achievements at Mumbai association

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 11:46 -- koshy.mathew@ey...

Aryan Joshi

 Aryan Joshi Aryan Joshi from Dombivli secured 86.60% in SSC examinations

Amidst cheer and celebration, 40 blind students were felicitated. Parents and friends clapped for them and were in tears when 40 successful students were felicitated at National Association for the Blind (NAB), Worli.

Visually impaired lawyer becomes Pak's first blind judge

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 10:57 -- geeta.nair

LAHORE: A visually impaired lawyer from Lahore in Punjab province today became Pakistan's first blind judge as he took oath of office, according to a media report.

Yousaf Saleem was first denied the position despite being a topper but was reconsidered and recommended for the position of civil judge after intervention by Pakistan's Chief Justice Saqib Nisar last month, Geo TV reported.


Fri, 04/20/2018 - 11:05 -- geeta.nair

Visually impaired Santosh Kumar Moharana has been selected to get the prestigious ‘Shambhavi Puraskar-2018’. He will receive a citation and cash award of Rs 2.5 lakh from Odisha Skill Development Authority (OSDA) Chairman Subroto Bagchi on April 21.

Moharana has played a transformational role in the upliftment of differently abled persons by bringing them to the mainstream in Paralakhemundi in Gajapati district by setting up his organisation 'Samarth' in 2007.


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