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An Obama dinner invite for a disabled Indian girl Next week, US President Barack Obama and his wife will host 12 disabled people from all over the world, including one from Mumbai, for an exclusive dinner at the White House... Achievements, General, Adventure and Sports 28/Jul/2014
Proteas squad hosts coaching clinic for visually impaired cricketers in Lanka Johannesburg: Members of the South Africa squad took time out to host a coaching clinic for visually impaired cricketers in Colombo on Tuesday, ahead of their second Test against Sri Lanka, which is... General, Adventure and Sports 25/Jul/2014
Hyderabad firm develops 'smart shoes' for visually impaired and athletes Secunderabad (Andhra Pradesh) based Ducere Technologies has launched the haptic footwear under their wearable technology brand Lechal (meaning "take me there" in Hindi) that helps the visually... Accessibility, General, Science & technology, Product and Technology 25/Jul/2014
Quota for disabled; HC asks Centre to modify OM on vacancies The Delhi High Court has asked the Centre to modify its 2013 office memorandum after considering the representation of NGO National Federation of Blind on computation of seats to be reserved for... General, Policy News 24/Jul/2014
Cry for suspension of Utkal faculty Visually challenged students today sat on a protest before the disability commissioner’s office here demanding immediate suspension of the Utkal university faculty Sujit Acharya. Acharya had... Education and Employment 24/Jul/2014
Check mates   Not many of us may be aware, but there is a chess-community of visually impaired youngsters in India. Capturing this in a black and white documentary are UK-based documentary filmmaker Ian Mcdonald... General, Adventure and Sports 24/Jul/2014
Three-year-old kid brutally beaten by tutor   A private tutor has been caught on tape brutally beating a three-year-old kid in Kolkata. The police is on the lookout for the middle-aged woman home tutor who is accused of thrashing the kid. The... Discrimination, General, Education and Employment 24/Jul/2014
Visually impaired run out of scribes Visually impaired students appearing for tests like the computer certificate, bank probationary officers exam, teacher eligibility test (TET) or clerical tests are facing a major shortage of scribes... Discrimination, General, Education and Employment 24/Jul/2014
Disabled students asked to pay admission fees A number of differently abled students have alleged that they had to pay more than Rs 1,000 for admission to colleges, despite the state government's guidelines to exempt tuition and... Discrimination, General, Education and Employment 24/Jul/2014
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

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