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Start-up to research on degenerative eye disease A city-based medical science startup is gearing up to halt the progress of degenerative eye disease in Indians after trials in blind rats showed the creatures regaining their sight in a few months.... General 09/Dec/2019
Big Bazaar initiative Able Hands brings together disabled and non-disabled people This Saturday on 7 December Big Bazaar has something new planned as part of its #SabkeLiye accessible shopping experience. Called Able Hands, this is a first of its kind initiative where disabled... General 06/Dec/2019
JNU Prof develops Braille model to teach visually-challenged students chemistry A Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) professor has developed a Braille model to teach chemistry to visually-challenged students. Talking about his research, professor BS Balaji said he had developed a... General 06/Dec/2019
Interesting innovations pitched at the Voice Vision Entrepreneurial Idea Awards for blind entrepreneurs Mumbai-based NGO Voice Vision’s Entrepreneurial Idea Award for 2019 were announced this week. The aim of the awards is to encourage visually impaired with the view to enable the community to be job... General 05/Dec/2019
From confusion to confidence, the Mumbai effect. – Guest column by Turab Chimthanwala Our guest columnist this week is Turab Chimthanawala. Turab, who is visually impaired, is a company secretary currently working in Mumbai. His hobby is to blog about his experiences and learnings... General 05/Dec/2019
Centre urged to implement Disability Act-2016 in J&K Jammu, December 3 As the world observed Disability Day, physically challenged persons in Jammu and Kashmir continue to be deprived of their rights. The J&K Handicapped Welfare Association on... General 05/Dec/2019
Delhi Metro bags national award for creating barrier-free enenvironment for disabled. NEW DELHI: The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) was on Tuesday conferred with a national award for creating a free environment for persons with disabilities, officials said.Source: https://... General 05/Dec/2019
Social justice dept awarded for best disabled-friendly website Chandigarh, December 4 The Centre has awarded the Haryana Social Justice and Empowerment Department for having best accessibility features of its website designed for people with disabilities. Vice... General 05/Dec/2019
Sighted people try to understand what a day in the dark feels like 80 people perform regular tasks in a dark room in Worli The National Association for the Blind (NAB) offered a glimpse into the life of the visually challenged on Tuesday, the International Day of... General 05/Dec/2019
Paralakhemundi visually-impaired to get nat'l award Setting an example for all Divyangs in Odisha, a visually-impaired person achieved a new feat with his nomination to receive a national award for his contribution to persons with disabilities (PwDs... General 04/Dec/2019

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