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After Losing My Sight, Struggling to Be Seen Blindness can make you paranoid in love. Is he looking at another woman? Is she prettier than me?

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 12:19 -- geeta.nair

At the kickoff dinner for a five-week retreat in the Catskills, I said to my fellow writers, “I suck at being blind.”

This is only partly true. I’m good with the technology that allows me to be a writer, but I’m not so good at the mobility thing, which is where my sighted partner, Alabaster, comes in. I had work to do and didn’t want to waste time getting lost on the way to the dining hall, so I asked if I could bring him. They said yes.

Cooking Competition

Cooking Competition "fame without flame" in Mumbai organized by DFC

DFC is  pleased to announce VI Veg Master Chef Challenge 2020 (Series 1)

Participate in our cooking competition "Fame without Flame ” on Saturday 25/01/2020 morning.

MITSAN Foundation

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 11:49 -- geeta.nair

MITSAN Foundation

MITSAN Foundation is an NGO started by Amit Sridar, CEO of Gakaay Solutions.
They help recruit persons with disabilities after matching their resume and skills to vacancies published by different organizations. 

They also offer training to certain candidates depending on requirement. 

To apply for jobs through MITSAN Foundation, basic eligibility criteria are

Assistant Professor, Miranda House, University of Delhi

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 12:39 -- geeta.nair

North Campus, Delhi 110 007
Ph. 27666983,27667437
Email :, Web:

Advt. No.: MH/Teaching(19-20)/261/

Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details visit or refer to the Emloyment News dated 18th January 2020, page no. 33

Assistant Professor, Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 11:56 -- geeta.nair

(University of Delhi) North Campus, Delhi – 110007
Phone No.011-27667861
Advt. no. KMC/01/TS Apptt. /2020

Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details visit
The last date for receipt of application is 03.02.2020

Online applications are invited in the prescribed Application Form from eligible candidates for appointment to the post of Assistant Professor.

Hyderabad: 24 visually impaired students get scholarships

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 10:15 -- geeta.nair

Hyderabad: University of Hyderabad (UoH) Vice-Chancellor Prof Podile Appa Rao on Tuesday distributed scholarship cheques to 24 eligible visually impaired students of the university. Scholarships worth Rs 5 lakh, which were raised by voluntary organisation, Help the Blind Foundation, were distributed.

Assistant Professor Dyal Singh College University of Delhi

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 12:40 -- geeta.nair

Dyal Singh College
University of Delhi

Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details visit

Closing Date for Online of Application: 31 January 2020

Dyal Singh College has invited applications for the Assistant Professor posts. Interested candidates can apply for Dyal Singh College Recruitment 2020 through the prescribed format on or before 31 January 2020.

Banking services not accessible to visually impaired, says plea

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 11:15 -- geeta.nair

Delhi HC seeks response of Centre, RBI on the petition by a lawyer

The Delhi High Court on Monday sought the response of the Centre and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on a plea which claimed that banking and financial services were not accessible for the visually impaired.

A Bench of Chief Justice D.N. Patel and Justice C. Hari Shankar issued notice to the Ministries of Social Justice, Finance and the RBI on the plea by a visually impaired lawyer.

Visually impaired cricketers to get exclusive sports ground in Bengaluru

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 10:35 -- geeta.nair

BENGALURU: Visually impaired cricketers are likely to get a dedicated sports training complex that will enable them to develop into professional players, the Cricket Association for the Blind in India (CABI) has said.

CABI has approached the Karnataka government with a request to allot 25 acres of land to set up a sports complex with a training ground, gymnasium and swimming pool, and has received a positive response, Mahantesh G K, President, CABI and head of Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled, told media persons in Bengaluru on Monday.

Plea claims banking services not accessible to visually impaired; HC seeks Centre, RBI stand

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 10:23 -- geeta.nair


New Delhi, Jan 20 (PTI) The Delhi High Court on Monday sought response of the Centre and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on a PIL claiming that banking and financial services are not accessible for the visually impaired.

A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar issued notice to the ministries of Social Justice, Finance and the RBI seeking their stand on the plea by a visually impaired lawyer.

Big Bazaar Sabke Liye – Great deals for disabled shoppers on Preview Day on 20-21 January

Mon, 01/20/2020 - 11:41 -- geeta.nair

Major sales events have never included shoppers with disabilities and we have a retailer who is doing that remarkably and consistently. Amid the crowds and chaos in sales events, It becomes increasingly difficult for shoppers with disabilities to enjoy discounts. For this reason Big Bazaar preview sale promises a sensitised store and shopping assistance to its huge base of disabled shoppers who require it. For the first time there’s also a Quiet hour Preview across select 38 stores for shoppers with autism and intellectual disabilities.


Mon, 01/20/2020 - 11:22 -- geeta.nair

sometimes begrudgingly cast an eye over my blog’s archives, trying to pinpoint what posts shaped this online space into what it is today. I went as far back as January 2017 the other day and sitting there, at the beginning of the month, was an open letter I addressed to my vision impairment. I reluctantly clicked ‘read’, unsure of what words would greet me on the following page. Yes, I was right, I had every reason to cringe. Mind you,I might do exactly the same when looking back at this in 2023. 

Smartphones given to 1,000 visually impaired

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 11:00 -- geeta.nair

The smart phones have many disabled friendly applications installed in them. The phones are expected to improve the quality of life of the visually impaired people.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: As part of the ‘Kazhcha project’ of the Kerala State Handicapped Persons Welfare Corporation, 1,000 smart phones were distributed here on Wednesday to select visually impaired individuals. The phones were distributed at the inaugural ceremony of the state-level smart phone distribution and two-day training programme to use the phone.

Inclusive Stem Confluence 2020 promises opportunities to disabled science enthusiasts

Wed, 01/15/2020 - 10:50 -- geeta.nair

The upcoming Inclusive Stem Confluence 2020 will bring together people with and without disabilities. The event will showcase talents of disabled students and professionals. In addition, it will also give them a platform to learn new things. Inclusive Stem Confluence 2020 is scheduled for 17 and 18 January 2020. On its third year, organisers are again expecting a huge turnout this year.


Mon, 01/13/2020 - 15:17 -- geeta.nair

COAL INDIA LIMITED (A Govt. of India Undertaking) (A Maharatna Company)
Coal Bhawan” Premise No. 04, MAR Plot No. AF-III, Action Area – 1A,
New Town, Rajarhat,
Kolkata – 700156
Advertisement No.: 01/2019

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Last date of Online Submission of Applications: January 19, 2020

Junior Assistant, Junior Stenographer, Technical Assistant (Library Science), Technical Assistant (Computer) (Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board (DSSSB)

Mon, 01/13/2020 - 12:31 -- geeta.nair

Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board
No. F.4 (362)/P&P/ DSSSB /2020/Advt./3107

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