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Gurugram students design walking stick & self help shoes for visually impaired people In our weekly feature #TechThursdays we turn the spotlight on a school that is going against the norm of marks and grades and encouraging its students to develop lateral thinking skills. What happens... General 25/Apr/2019
Education should not be self centred: Acharya Governor of Nagaland, PB Acharya and his wife with the students from the Visually Impaired School, Dimapur during the outreach programme held at Raj Bhavan on April 24. (DIPR Photo) Kohima, April 24... General 25/Apr/2019
Visually impaired make independent choice PANAJI: Sumera Khan, 19, didn’t think her first voting  experience would be so pleasant. The visually impaired  student from Curtorim constituency had seen many of her kind  go up to the polling... General 25/Apr/2019
CBSE to allow visual aids for disabled kids from 2020 The CBSE students, from 2020, will be allowed to use magnifying glasses and portable video magnifiers during the Class X final examination. CBSE, notifying the exemption said, “Alternative-type... General 24/Apr/2019
Suriya Foundation: Helping poor, disabled kids get a new life Bengaluru: The Suriya Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation from Bengaluru, aims to provide quality education to visually impaired and economically weaker sections. "Along with education, we also... General 22/Apr/2019
India needs more eye doctors’ Conference on retinal surgery inaugurated India is expected to have a large diabetic population of about seven crore by 2025. The progression and severity of diabetic retinopathy is directly related... General 22/Apr/2019
Braille voter’s slips, dummy ballots in capital 524 electors with visual impairment in Thiruvananthapuram This election, the two Lok Sabha constituencies in Thiruvananthapuram district will have Braille voter’s slips and dummy ballot papers in... General 22/Apr/2019
A session on managing your own career for people with visual impairments With the aim of empowering people with visual impairments with useful information, the BGFI-Blind Graduates Forum of India has been organizing sessions from time to time. For people with visual... General 22/Apr/2019
With the General Elections 2019 in full swing, we would like to know your experience of casting your vote as a person with vision impairment. If you have faced any difficulty in registering or acquiring your Voter ID, or lack of assistance at the polling Sakshi Srivastava (27) was once dejected in life with the sudden impairment of her vision. She who loves colours and books is now left with just 8 per cent of her vision. Determined to live her life... General 19/Apr/2019
Disabled friendly? Physically challenged persons continue to face problems at booths While efforts have been made to improve facilities at polling booths for persons with disabilities, there was quite a bit of disappointment reported by such persons with regard to their voting... General 19/Apr/2019


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