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What ails education of visually impaired? Vikas Kumar Yadav, a student of BA (Hons) Hindi IInd year at Hindu College feels helpless when making rounds to the Delhi University library. In between attending classes and trying to gain knowledge... General, Education and Employment 23/Jul/2014
School for blind had no state recognition A day after the outrageous expose of the merciless thrashing of blind students at a school run by a voluntary organisation, a local court has sent the correspondent and principal of... General, Education and Employment 23/Jul/2014
More insanity: Blind students brutally caned by school teacher in AP Even as the nation writhes in agony over the Bangalore school rape incident, another shocking case of brutality against children has to come light, this time from Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh. A... Discrimination, General, Education and Employment 21/Jul/2014
Sight loss glasses prototype hailed A PAIR of smart glasses that enable those suffering from sight loss to see obstacles and faces has been named one of 10 finalists in a Google charity competition. THE Google Impact Challenge is run... Science & technology, Product and Technology 21/Jul/2014
Humoody's way: Blinded at 2, Snohomish boy lives with no holds barred That's Humoody Jauda Smith using sound to see. At 11, he's taking strides toward self-reliance with a different kind of sight. He was blinded at 2 when insurgents shot him in the face in Iraq. His... General 21/Jul/2014
Family of severely disabled boy barred from taking term-time holiday The mother of a severely disabled teenager who has been given only a few years to live says she has been threatened with fines and prosecution if she takes him on a term-time holiday. Curtis... General 21/Jul/2014
PM donates $1.52m to visually impaired cricketers Prime Minister, Portia Simpson Miller on Tuesday presented a cheque valued at $1.52 million to the Jamaica Visually Impaired Cricket Association (JVICA) at Jamaica House. The funds will go towards... Achievements, General, Adventure and Sports 21/Jul/2014
Visually impaired smart glasses shortlisted in Google challenge A project to develop smart glasses which can help blind and partially sighted people see shapes and obstacles has been named as one of 10 finalists in this year’s Google Impact Challenge. 
Created in... Science & technology, Product and Technology 21/Jul/2014
A journalism course for the visually-impaired students The Times Foundation, in collaboration with JSS Mahavidyapeetha, has introduced a mass communication and journalism course for visually-impaired students at JSS Polytechnic For The Differently Abled... Accessibility, General, Education and Employment 21/Jul/2014
Swim Race Discriminates by Forcing Disabled Athletes to Pay More, Team Says A team of disabled athletes looking to participate in this weekend's swim race across the East River say organizers are shutting them out — ordering them to sign an extra safety waiver and pay extra... Discrimination, Adventure and Sports 18/Jul/2014


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