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DISABLED POPULATION UP BY 22.4% IN A DECADE In a decade between two Censuses — that of 2001 and 2011 — the country’s disabled population has increased by 22.4 per cent even as the total households having disabled persons in the country have... Discrimination, General, Policy News 01/Jul/2015
Measures to Ensure Safe Passage for Visually Impaired' THRISSUR:Transport Minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan visited Thrissur KSRTC stand on Friday, where a bus had rammed into two blind cricketers based out of Palakkad, killing them in the process,... Achievements, General, Policy News, Adventure and Sports 01/Jul/2015
Novartis introduces first app for visually impaired people for use with Apple Watch & other smart watches Novartis Pharmaceuticals, a global healthcare company, announced the launch of new features for its ViaOpta applications, and the extension for use with smart watches. The discreet, hands-free nature... General, Science & technology, Product and Technology 01/Jul/2015
Ibsar served 875 visually impaired persons last year   JEDDAH — The honorary president of Ibsar Prince Talal Bin Abdul Aziz has donated SR1 million to the association to help it pay off its loans and continue its services of providing help to the... Accessibility, Achievements, Discrimination, General 01/Jul/2015
10 Years Age Relaxation in Central Government Jobs for Disabled People NEW DELHI: In a big relief to people with physical disabilities, the central government has announced to allow a relaxation of 10 years in age for the visually-challenged, hearing-impaired and... General, Policy News, Education and Employment 30/Jun/2015
163 Allotted Engineering Seats from Differently-abled Quota CHENNAI: Counselling on Monday for differently-abled candidates at Anna University saw 163 students allotted engineering seats in various colleges across the State. For the 5137 seats available under... General, Science & technology, Education and Employment 30/Jun/2015
This Brilliant Touch System Lets The Visually Impaired See Colors Color is a vital part of communication, and for the 285 million visually impaired people in the world, that presents be a challenge. But a Portuguese designer has invented a Braille-like language ... General, Science & technology, Product and Technology 30/Jun/2015
Give Special Kids Chance to Prove Their Talent' CHENNAI: Nethrodaya, an organisation that works for the disabled, held its eighth Visually Impaired Achievers Awards function on their premises, on Sunday. This year, 56 visually challenged school... General, Science & technology, Education and Employment 29/Jun/2015
Visually Impaired Men Hit by Train THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Two visually-challenged individuals have lost their lives after being hit by a train at the Kadakkavoor railway station here late on Saturday night. The deceased were identified... General, Medical 29/Jun/2015
To ease the journey of the disabled More than 100 persons with movement disability were presented with side-wheel scooters at a function held here on Sunday. Minister for Social Justice and Panchayats M.K. Muneer inaugurated the... General, Science & technology, Product and Technology, Medical, Education and Employment 29/Jun/2015

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