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NATIONAL AWARD FOR BLIND DU PROFESSOR FOR EMPOWERMENT OF DIFFERENTLY-ABLED Adding another feather to the Delhi University’s cap, a 54-year-old visually-impaired professor has been recommended for coveted ‘National Award for the Empowerment for Persons with Disabilities’ by... Achievements, General, Education and Employment 27/Nov/2014
Visually impaired take in the sights at the Gol Gumbaz By moving his hands slowly over the walls, 14-year-old Vivek was, perhaps, trying to frame an imaginary design, and the contours of the structures were helping him feel the beauty and the marvel of... General 26/Nov/2014
Offering the blind a place to play tennis Accompanied by two women, 9-year-old Felipe Angiono enters cautiously and asks- “Is this where the blind play tennis?” Upon hearing a “yes,” Felipe responds- “OK, I found my place.” Felipe is... General, Adventure and Sports 25/Nov/2014
VISUALLY-IMPAIRED STUDENTS GET LAPTOPS As many as 100 visually impaired (VI) students pursuing +3 and onward courses were given free laptops with JAWS Software at a programme held at the Bhima Bhoi Bling School here on Monday. Women and... Science & technology, Education and Employment 25/Nov/2014
Himachal varsity relaxes norms for visually impaired In a major relief to the visually impaired and physically challenged, the Himachal Pradesh University in Shimla has allowed them to engage a writer irrespective of his qualification in the exams, an... General, Policy News 21/Nov/2014
Blind businessman works to make entrepreneurs of other blind folks Blind businessman works to make entrepreneurs of other blind folks. You might not see a rebel or a reformer when you watch Pat Wallace tapping down the street with his white cane, but that’s what ... Education and Employment 20/Nov/2014
25 per cent of blindness can be prevented’ ‘25 per cent of blindness can be prevented’ Reducing preventable blindness by 25 per cent by 2019 in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and elsewhere in the country is very much possible provided there is... General, Medical 19/Nov/2014
Pak blind team leaves for Cape Town on Nov 24 KARACHI: Pakistan blind cricket team will leave for Cape Town on November 24 to compete in Blind Cricket World Cup.   Zeeshan Abbasi will lead the national team in the event. The Blind Cricket World... Adventure and Sports 19/Nov/2014
Argentinian Student Invents Smart Shoe’ To Replace Cane For The Blind – 16 November 2014 An Argentine student has invented shoes with ultrasound sensors which allow people with visual impairments to walk without a cane. The shoes vibrate when the wearer approaches an object.The new shoes... Product and Technology 17/Nov/2014
Art should be felt by all, urges blind sculptor of Christ Art should be felt by all, urges blind sculptor of Christ Sunday, 16th November 2014 A blind Italian sculptor who crafted a magnificent marble replica of Jesus believes everyone should... Accessibility, Science & technology 17/Nov/2014


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