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List steps taken for enforcing amended disabilities Act: HC

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 10:55 -- geeta.nair

Punjab has also been directed to furnish the list of ‘physically handicapped’ before indicating in an additional affidavit the number of such persons receiving monetary benefits under the schemes. It has further been asked to give details of persons issued disability certificates district wise.

Saurabh Malik
Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, September 11

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked the state government to come out with details of steps initiated for the implementation of the amended provisions of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016.

This app helps visually impaired users read

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 10:53 -- geeta.nair

Honor launched a new application along with a new colour option for the honor 20 Pro at IFA 2019. The app, called PocketVision, works by using Honor’s AI and the high-resolution camera on the Honor 20 series to provide the user assistance in three forms.

Text-to-speech mode
 

The first mode is simple, it reads out whatever text is identifiable in front of the camera aloud to the user. The app can detect English, Portuguese, Spanish, Chinese, Italian and German using the HiAI platform and OCR by converting pictures into text.

No change in size of bank notes in near future: RBI

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 10:33 -- geeta.nair

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) told the Bombay high court (HC) on Friday that it does not intend to change the size of currency notes in the near future.

Senior advocate VR Dhond, who represented the banking regulator, made this statement in response to a query made by the HC bench of Chief Justice Pradeep Nandrajog and justice Bharati Dangre.

Samsung unveils Good Vibes, Relumino tools for deaf-blind, visually impaired

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 10:18 -- geeta.nair

New Delhi, Sep 9 () Tech major Samsung on Monday unveiled two apps-Good Vibes and Relumino - to provide communication tools to  the deafblind and people with low vision in the country.

Source: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/samsung-unveils-good-vibes-relumino-tools-for-deaf-blind-visually-impaired/articleshow/71049605.cms

BGFI's Readers and Writers Day In Mumbai

Greetings from Blind Graduates Forum Of India!
Our readers and writers are people who open up the printed world to us leaving all their work aside. Writing an exam without a pen for a sighted student, is as impossible for a blind student without a reader and a writer! Hence taking this as an opportunity, Blind Graduate’s Forum of India (BGFI) makes a small attempt to express our heartfelt gratitude towards the readers and writers, and as well felicitate our
young graduates through an annual event called “The Readers and Writers Day”.
Details of the event:

Key topics in economics made accessible for students with hearing & vision disabilities

Mon, 09/09/2019 - 13:00 -- geeta.nair

Key topics in economics made accessible for students with hearing & vision disabilities.

The National Council for Educational Research and Training and Raised Lines Foundation, IIT Delhi have partnered to develop a thorough package for teachers on key topics in Economics for students with vision and hearing disabilities in classes 11 and 12.

Assistant Teacher (Primary), Assistant Teacher (Nursery),

Mon, 09/09/2019 - 11:45 -- geeta.nair

GOVERNMENT OF NCT OF DELHI
Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board FC-18,
INSTITUTIONAL AREA, KARKARDOOMA,
DELHI-110092
Website: www.dsssb.delhigovt.nic.in
No. F.1 ( 501)/DSSSB/P&P/2019/Advt.
ADVERTISEMENT NO.03/19

Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details visit http://dsssb.delhi.gov.in/sites/default/files/All-PDF/advt19.pdf

Honor launches AI-powered app for the visually impaired

Mon, 09/09/2019 - 10:45 -- geeta.nair

Beijing, Sep. 8 (IANS): Chinese smartphone manufacturer Honor has launched its new AI-powered app ‘PocketVision at IFA 2019, which aims to help people read documents, menus and other hard to read texts.

“With the launch of this app, we hope to create an enhanced reading experience for people all around the world, enabling a greater sense of independence and giving people with low vision the confidence to unlock their potential and pursue their

passions,” George Zhao, President of Honor said in a statement.

Improve ‘sick’ eye banking system in the state: NGO

Mon, 09/09/2019 - 10:38 -- geeta.nair

Tribune News Service

Shimla, September 8

Umang Foundation has urged the government to bring immediate improvement in the existing ‘sick’ eye banking system in the state so that more persons with corneal blindness are able to see again. Due to lack of infrastructure and management, the eye bank is not getting sufficient number of eyes for transplant.

One-off injection will save children from inherited blindness

Mon, 09/09/2019 - 10:18 -- geeta.nair

NHS England is to pay for a cutting-edge genetic treatment that will save children with a rare inherited disorder from going blind.

A one-off injection will prevent babies born with poor sight because of an inherited retinal dystrophies disorder from losing their vision entirely, which usually happens during childhood.

Crash course for both IBPS PO and clerk for prelims and mains

Fri, 09/06/2019 - 15:01 -- geeta.nair

Crash course for both IBPS PO and clerk for prelims and mains Smart- Step is announcing a 40 days crash course covering full syllabus for both IBPS PO and clerk
Duration will be of 40 days in which all the topics of quantitative aptitude and logical ability will be covered
Special key points wide practice sessions
5 days classes in a week classes through Skype audio call
Mind calculations with speed and accuracy concept understanding with smart tricks and methods
registrations and demo classes are free so register before 10th September

Multi Tasking Staff (MTS)

Fri, 09/06/2019 - 12:57 -- geeta.nair

Kendriya Hindi Sansthan, Agra
Ministry of Human Resources Development 
Government of India
Hindi Sansthan Marg, 
Agra-282005
Advt. No. 08/19(Ad)

Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details visit www.khsindia.org

Last date of receipt of application  is 11th October 2019.

Applications are invited from Indian citizens on prescribed format for filling up the following administrative vacant posts at the Headquarter Agra and its present centres.

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