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Providing audio books for the blind A visually impaired English teacher has embarked on a project of converting books into audio files for benefit of the blind. Sandeep Trivedi, no stranger to the challenges faced by the blind, said he... General, Education and Employment 03/May/2016
HT Special: Kaithal DC beats blindness with can-do spirit, vision When IAS officer Ravi Prakash Gupta (44) was posted as deputy commissioner of Kaithal district six days ago, nobody quite knew what to expect from him. There was no dearth of naysayers in the... General, Education and Employment 03/May/2016
Life as you Know is not the Same for the Disabled CHENNAI: It is just 15mm of difference that could be the deciding factor: can I manage on my own or do I need assistance? Can the wheelchair manoeuvre over the step or does it need to be manually... Achievements, General 02/May/2016
Students of Red Cross School for the Blind achieve cent per cent result For the 33rd consecutive year, the students of Red Cross School for the Blind in Berhampur of Odisha have achieved cent per cent pass result in Class X board examination conducted by the Odisha Board... Achievements, General, Education and Employment 28/Apr/2016
AP’s visually challenged students miss the bus Visually impaired students in Andhra Pradesh are unable to make use of an opportunity to educate themselves with financial aid provided by an offshore NRI donor organisation. The reasons attributed... Achievements, General, Education and Employment 28/Apr/2016
IIT-Hyderabad Lads Create Social Innovations HYDERABAD:  With so many universities and institutes in Hyderabad, it has become a common thing to see students coming out with some latest innovations and apps. But, very rarely do we get to see... General 25/Apr/2016
Where Equality Meets Diversity and Inclusion HYDERABAD: How does it feel not to have a vision? What does one go through when one can see, but finds it tough to type something on the  cramped smartphone keypad? Microsoft India hosted Confluence... Accessibility, Achievements, General, Education and Employment 25/Apr/2016
Researchers develop a mobile app that lets visually impaired zoom in with Google Glass Having trouble seeing items on your phone screen? Now, a team of researchers has come up with a smartphone application that projects a magnified smartphone screen to Google Glass, which users can... Accessibility, General, Product and Technology 25/Apr/2016
Disabled-friendly facilities at polling booths in Kannur As part of the ongoing initiative of the district administration to provide barrier-free environment in government offices and schools in the district, arrangements are under way to ensure that all... General, Policy News 18/Apr/2016
Shah Rukh Khan floored by talent of visually impaired singer on TV show Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who promoted his forthcoming film “Fan” on singing reality show “Sa Re Ga Ma Pa”, was astonished by the singing talent of a visually impaired contestant from... General, Adventure and Sports 15/Apr/2016


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