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Disabled scientist wins battle for transfer A principal scientist with a disability, who works at the Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI) and has been asking for a transfer to the environment technology division since October last year,... Achievements, General, Policy News 28/Jun/2016
India's first blind RJ delights in mysteries BENGALURU: If visually impaired radio jockeys are rare today, they were unheard of when K Srikanth tried his hand at it two decades ago. Over the years, India’s first visually-impaired RJ has worked... General 28/Jun/2016
Breaking the silence with a 'sign' of talent CHENNAI: She was an author, political activist and lecturer whose story is known around the world. A person with hearing and visual disability from the age of 19 months, the life of this ‘miraculous... Achievements, General, Education and Employment 27/Jun/2016
Smartphone gazing in the dark can make you ‘blind’ In a warning to those who sleep with their devices next to them, researchers have found two women who were affected by transient smartphone “blindness” – a condition where they went blind in one eye... General, Product and Technology 27/Jun/2016
Visually-impaired Sehri waker knocks at government doors for a house HYDERABAD: For the younger generation, the role of Sehri wakers might be irrelevant. But these selfless people have been going around the streets in the wee hours, braving rains, to wake up people... General 27/Jun/2016
Computer skills for visually challenged at ALC Students with disabilities must come forward to make use of the opportunities provided by the Government and other sectors, and come up in life, said A.V.D. Narayana Rao, Assistant Director, Disable... General, Education and Employment 23/Jun/2016
NTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY: VISUALLY-IMPAIRED CHILDREN PUT ICING ON CAKE A “sea of humanity” came together in the national Capital on Tuesday to make the second International Yoga Day a great success. While foreigners and diplomats practiced yoga at various locations in... Achievements, General, Adventure and Sports 22/Jun/2016
Thousands beat rain for love of yoga BENGALURU: AMID showers early on Tuesday, about 10,000 people from all walks of life celebrated the second International Yoga Day at Sri Kanteerava Stadium. The programme was organised by the state... General, Adventure and Sports 22/Jun/2016
Bihar siblings overcome poverty, disability to qualify for IIT Jaipur: When polio crippled Krishna Kumar as a child, he could not go to school till his younger brother, Basant, was old enough to be enrolled along with him.Their family was so poor that they could... General 20/Jun/2016
Hack built to help visually impaired catch a bus BENGALURU: An app that would help the visually impaired catch buses on their own was the highlight of a hackathon held in the city this weekend. This was one of three hacks that 20 members of Random... Achievements, General 20/Jun/2016


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