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HC summons School Education Secretary Strongly condemning “an improper and insensitive” affidavit filed by the then School Education Secretary in connection with the filling up of Lecturer vacancies by the visually challenged, the Madras... General, Policy News 25/Mar/2015
An app to help blind type quickly on iPad This new app can help the visually challenged type quickly and efficiently on an iPad. Created by Stanford engineer Sohan Dharmaraja, the app named IBrailler Notes uses eight keys. What’s different... General, Product and Technology 25/Mar/2015
Visually impaired 34-yr-old has flown a plane, is now a Young Global Leader Ashish Goyal was never one to be in the doldrums, except once when he accidentally bumped into a female teacher in 2001, his final graduation year. Furious, the teacher insulted him in a crowd of... Achievements, General, Education and Employment 23/Mar/2015
Awards given on Ugadi day Manmathanama Ugadi was ushered in with a difference here on Saturday. The members of the Maanaviya Kalyan Trust celebrated the day by distributing sweets and fruits to the residents of a destitute... General 23/Mar/2015
First seat on bus for blind, disabled NEW DELHI: The first seat on DTC buses will now be reserved for disabled or blind passengers. On Wednesday, transport minister Gopal Rai chaired a public hearing at the regional transport office in... Achievements, General, Policy News 19/Mar/2015
New Vision for Visually Impaired Students CHENNAI: Visually impaired students were given an opportunity to showcase their talent at New Vision, an inter-collegiate fest for the visually challenged, organised by PG students and the Department... General, Education and Employment 19/Mar/2015
Visually impaired student from Vellore for All India Judo tournament Twenty-one-year-old V. Dinesh, a visually impaired student studying B.Ed. (Tamil) in the Government College of Education, Vellore, has been selected for the All India Judo Tournament for the Blind,... Achievements, General, Adventure and Sports 19/Mar/2015
The same cane, but smarter now White cane, the mobility aid used by the visually challenged, has got a smart makeover, thanks to the research conducted by IIT, Delhi. The ‘smart white cane’, as it is called, incorporates a small... General, Product and Technology 17/Mar/2015
Restaurant was insensitive to disability rights activist: report A South Delhi restaurant, which allegedly denied entry to a disability rights activist on Holi (March 6), was found to have been “insensitive” towards him as per a magisterial inquiry ordered by the... General 16/Mar/2015
DISABLED AS PWDS COMMISSIONER DEMANDED Odisha Disabled Peoples’ Network coordinator Sanyas Behera has reiterated that the State Government must appoint a disabled person as the State Commissioner of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs). “The... Policy News, Education and Employment 16/Mar/2015

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