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Thu, 07/19/2012 - 13:31 -- admin

Golf is a sport enjoyed by everyone regardless of age, gender, physical condition or physical challenge.

A world of possibilities

Thu, 07/19/2012 - 13:31 -- admin

PEOPLE Partho Bhowmick, whose Blind With Camera project teaches photography to the visually impaired, has trained 200 students since 2006

One corporate executive has proven, as the sports ad goes, that nothing is impossible. Mumbai-based Partho Bhowmick started the “Blind With Camera” project in 2006 teaching photography to the visually impaired and won the Karmaveer Puraskaar (National Award for Social Justice and Citizen Action) in 2009.


Thu, 07/19/2012 - 13:30 -- admin

Goalball competitions are set apart from all other Paralympic events due to the unique atmosphere inside the playing venue.

Private sector told to provide jobs for physically challenged

Thu, 07/19/2012 - 13:29 -- admin

Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has stressed the need for roping in the private sector to provide jobs for the physically-challenged. Speaking at the 44th annual conference of the Kerala Federation of the Blind here on Sunday, the Chief Minister said that the technological breakthrough in the IT and Communication sectors had opened up new opportunities for the physically-challenged, including the visually challenged.

Employee can be removed only for wilful absence: SC

Thu, 07/19/2012 - 13:28 -- admin

A government employee, who remained absent unauthorisedly from duty, can not be proceeded against until, the authorities proved that his absence was willful and was not result of some compelling circumstances, the Supreme Court has said.

A Bench of justices G S Singhvi and S J Mukhopadhaya passed the significant verdict while setting aside the order of dismissal made by the authorities against K B Parmar, an Intelligence Bureau officer.

Ramps sought at government offices

Thu, 07/19/2012 - 13:24 -- admin

Members of the ‘All Government Job Differently Abled Welfare Association,' demanded that ramps and separate toilet facilities should be built for the differently-abled in all the government offices as part of mainstreaming them into the society.

In a monthly meeting held here in the city recently, the association demanded that the above said facilities along with separate lift facilities and wheel chairs were placed as demands before the District Collector, U. Sagayam who had asked the concerned authorities to establish those facilities in a week's time.


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