On the wall of his room, which he shares with elder brother Omkar, Aryan Bhalchandra Joshi pastes sheets of papers with his daily schedule for the week—one for each day. Each hectic day is broken neatly into compartments, for the number of things he must do need to be documented carefully.
New Delhi, August 11
The Delhi Transport Corporation has decided to provide free ride to person suffering from any disability in both AC and Non-AC low floor buses plying in the national Capital.
BENGALURU: Volunteers form an important resource for a community organisation. Volunteering not only helps you give back to society but also gives you a positive perspective on life.
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: City-based genius Prasanth C, who recently entered the India Book of Records for his memorisation skills, has broken his old record. This time, the differently-abled youngster recalled the days for the most number of dates given within the timeframe of a minute earning him an entry into the Asia Book of Records. The record breaking feat was held on Thursday at Hotel Hycinth in the city.
CHENNAI: City Express catches up with someone who not only looked beyond her disability, but also played an important role in shaping the lives of many like her. Meet Rajeswari, a visually-challenged Tamil lecturer at the Quaid E Milleth Government College for Women and the programme coordinator-cum-vice president of the Tamil Nadu Association of the Blind (TNAB), Tondairpet.
Katie Kelly's life has always revolved around sport, and living with a disability has not slowed her down.
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Art D’ Hope has chosen to celebrate ‘Helen Keller’, by presenting an exhibition of paintings on her at the Le Meridien, Kochi. Incidentally, Helen (1880-1968) was an American author and political activist. She was also the first visually and hearing-impaired person to earn a bachelor of arts degree.
Pallavi (name changed) was 14-years-old when a field worker from the NGO, Sense International India, discovered her tied inside a cowshed in Jharkhand. She was menstruating and unaware of it; her clothes were soiled.