HYDERABAD:Visually-challenged people from various parts of the country, who gathered at a national conference on Right to Education Act (RTE) here on Sunday, made a unanimous demand for equal opportunities for blind students in education.
As part of measures to improve accessibility for the disabled, ramps are being spruced up, and pedestrian-friendly tiles laid, at the Mass Rapid Transit Railway System (MRTS) station at Light House. A ramp is also being constructed at the Velachery station.
KOZHIKODE:The Kerala State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has directed the Lottery Department to issue tickets in different colours and style every week.
SHRC member K Mohan Kumar, who considered the petition filed by lottery agent K R Harikumar, a blind person hailing from Kannur, said that the move is intended to help the visually challenged lottery vendors.
Three visually-impaired women share their stories about hard-word, sacrifices and diligence that makes them true supermoms
Students at the All India Confederation of Blinds in Rohini often get knocked by cars while finding their way to the school premises. Drivers backing without warning or looking around had left three of the girls bruised earlier. The students have a tough time weaving through the vehicles parked haphazardly.
A slip road between Rajeev Gandhi Cancer Hospital, on Bhagwan Mahavir Marg, and a zonal office of North Corporation leads to the school.
-On December 17, 2012, exactly a day after the Delhi gangrape case that shook the country, a three-year-old girl was taken to the toilet of her play school in Delhi and raped by the owner-principal’s husband. She is not the only child violated in a space considered to be the safest space for children after their homes — the school. This ugly reality has come to light once again with a six-year-old being sexually abused in a school in Bangalore. Every report specified that it took place at an “elite school”, as if such incidents only take place among the poor and this was new.
A private tutor has been caught on tape brutally beating a three-year-old kid in Kolkata.
The police is on the lookout for the middle-aged woman home tutor who is accused of thrashing the kid.
The incident came to light this morning after a CCTV footage showed the tutor mercilessly beating the kid in a Lake Town home.
"We have received a complaint and are on a lookout for her," officer in charge of Lake Town police station Ashok Sen said.
According to the complaint lodged by the kid's family, the tutor was given appointment just a few daysback.