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RAK Hospital starts ‘Right to Sight’ drive The initiative is in line with World Health Organisation’s Global Initiative to eliminate avoidable blindness, “Vision 2020: The Right to Sight”. Ras Al Khaimah - The “Nazar Ayeni” which means “My... General, Medical 27/Apr/2015
How 3D audio technology could 'unlock' cities for blind people New technology is set to give greater independence to blind and partially sighted people by radically enhancing their ability to navigate city centres. Getting around cities can be daunting for... General, Product and Technology 24/Apr/2015
Vehicle for People with Disabilities THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  A young man, by riding a two-wheeler without using his hands a few months ago, turned a few heads on the roads of Anad. What the onlookers might have mistaken as foolhardy... General, Science & technology, Product and Technology 23/Apr/2015
ENABLE ART FOR ALL How to make cultural spaces more accessible for the differently abled is now the prime agenda for museums and galleries. While National Museum plans to come up with a special gallery for the visually... Achievements, General 23/Apr/2015
Blind candidates to get extra 20 minutes per hour in HPSC exams Coming to the aid of a blind candidate, the state commissioner for persons with disabilities has directed the Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC) to give additional 20 minutes per hour to blind... General, Policy News, Education and Employment 22/Apr/2015
Total strangers walk and run together for the greater good ... The National Council for the Blind of Ireland (NCBI) is the national sight loss agency. It's a not-for-profit charitable organisation which provides support and services nationwide to people... General, Education and Employment 22/Apr/2015
Trust for Visually Impaired Opens HYDERABAD: A trust to help the visually challenged people achieve their goals in life was inaugurated here on Sunday.  Named as Braille Blind Charity Visually Challenged People’s Foundation Trust (... Accessibility, General, Education and Employment 20/Apr/2015
IIT-Delhi to showcase its best ideas IIT-Delhi will hold an event titled ‘Open House’ on Saturday to show innovative projects such as nanomaterial based water purification device, badminton playing robots and a bus identification... Achievements, General, Product and Technology, Education and Employment 16/Apr/2015
PWDs want 50 per cent increase of allocation The Agona West Municipal Branch of the Ghana Federation of the Disabled (GFD) has appealed to the Government to increase the two per cent of the District Assemblies Common Fund, allocated to Persons... General, Policy News 09/Apr/2015
MINATI BEHERA NEW PWDS CHIEF The State Government on Monday appointed social activist Dr Minati Behera as the new State Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities (PWDs). Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik approved Behera’s name from... General, Judgments 07/Apr/2015

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