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PANEL TO MONITOR VACANCIES FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES An inter-ministerial panel has been formed to monitor the progress being made by various Central Government departments in filling vacancies of persons with disabilities. The move comes following a... Accessibility, General, Policy News, Education and Employment 29/May/2015
A golden chance for visually impaired A two-year special course for visually impaired students will be started at Braille Bhawan, Jamalpur. This course has been started jointly by the Centre’s National Institute for Visually Handicapped... General, Judgments, Science & technology, Product and Technology, Policy News, Medical, Education and Employment 29/May/2015
Google included accessibility features for vision-impaired users in Android Wear 5.1.1 Casey Burkhardt, Senior Software Engineer at Google in the Accessibility team revealed today that some of these features arrived in the latest Android Wear update. The Android Wear 5.1.1 update,... Accessibility, General, Science & technology, Product and Technology 28/May/2015
Vision for future guides 23 impaired students PUNE: These 23 Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC, standard XII) students from Niwant Andh Mukta Vikasalaya (NAMV) have been through the most testing times in life: they have been visually impaired... General, Judgments, Science & technology, Product and Technology, Policy News, Medical, Education and Employment 28/May/2015
CBSE result 2015: Visually-impaired boy from Delhi scores 91.4 per cent Tapas, who has no vision in both his eyes since birth, took the exam with the help of a scribe and notched up 457 of the total 500 marks just 39 short of the all India topper M Gayatri. He cannot... General, Education and Employment 26/May/2015
Police pellets blind Kashmir teen Hamid Nazir Bhat, 16, has lost vision in his right eye pierced by pellets, and nearly a hundred of these tiny iron balls have pierced his skull, jaws, lips, nose and brain. The police fired them... General, Medical 25/May/2015
Students with visual impairment in the state will be given admission to science stream in Higher Secondary classes, from this year onwards. THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Students with visual impairment in the state will be given admission to science stream in Higher Secondary classes, from this year onwards. The cause of this epoch-making decision... General, Science & technology, Education and Employment 25/May/2015
True grit: Blind student scores 3 As and 2 Bs at A-Levels SINGAPORE — She was only nine when she became blind in her right eye due to glaucoma. Three years ago, following a fainting episode in class, Amanda Chong woke up to a totally dark world, having lost... Achievements, General, Education and Employment 22/May/2015
Two visually impaired girls, S Manimegalai and S Girija from the SCMS Girls Higher Secondary School, Sivakasi, secured State ranks in the differently-abled category. VIRUDHUNAGAR/NAMAKKAL/COIMBATORE: Fifty school dropouts rescued from child labour and placed for formal education by the National Child Labour Project (NCLP) have cleared Class X in three districts... Achievements, General, Education and Employment 22/May/2015
Supreme Court asks Centre and states to monitor help for disabled people Bringing into focus the plight of disabled people, the Supreme Court has issued notices to the Centre and all states on a plea seeking periodic monitoring of implementation of various provisions of... General, Policy News, Education and Employment 21/May/2015

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