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Curious Bengalurean invents e-reader for blind Paul D’Souza BENGALURU: Meet a Bengalurean Paul D’Souza, who has developed Touché, which works as an e-reader for the blind.The device, a Refreshable Braille Display, has a display area or a window... General, Product and Technology 27/Apr/2017
Moneka first girl from Mankedia tribe to clear Odisha HSC JAJPUR/BERHAMPUR:  Beyond the numbers crunched for the all-time record results in High School Certificate (HSC) examination are the real stories of success of a girl belonging to the Mankedia tribe... General, Education and Employment 27/Apr/2017
Booths a challenge for disabled, few facilities NEW DELHI: Leaning on his wife and daughter, Harish Chandra, a blind voter, made his way to a polling booth in Burari. The 55-year old was then assisted by an official to cast his vote. Chandra spoke... General 24/Apr/2017
Not easy to handle new notes: Visually disabled Mumbai, April 20 Visually disabled persons, those suffering from various degrees of blindness, are finding the new currency notes “unfriendly” because these are difficult to recognise by touch. Lack... General 21/Apr/2017
India changes definition of blindness New Delhi, April 19 India has changed its over 40-year-old definition of blindness, bringing it in line with the WHO criteria, a step that would drastically bring down the number of people considered... General 20/Apr/2017
Signathon planned to celebrate Helen Keller week BENGALURU: Each year people with disabilities and those without find unique ways to celebrate Helen Keller’s birthday. June 27 is the birthday of the woman who inspired millions of people. This year... General, Product and Technology 19/Apr/2017
AMWAY OPENS BRAILLE LIBRARY IN CITY BLIND SCHOOL The Amway India in association with the Turnstone Global launched a Braille library for the visually-impaired students at the Bhima Bhoi School for the Blind here on Tuesday. Fire Services DGP Dr... General, Product and Technology, Education and Employment 19/Apr/2017
Meet the first visually impaired Indian to finish Boston Marathon Sagar Baheti BENGALURU: Bengalurean Sagar Baheti, had a point to prove. By becoming the first visually impaired Indian to compete and finish in the prestigious Boston Marathon on Sunday, he has... General, Adventure and Sports 19/Apr/2017
Respect for national flag, anthem non-negotiable, Centre tells SC Court exempts more categories of persons with disabilities Even as the Centre asserted that respect for the national anthem and flag is “a matter of national pride and non-negotiable”, the Supreme... General, Policy News 19/Apr/2017
Supreme Court exempts disable people from standing during national anthem The Supreme Court on Tuesday exempted the categories of disabled persons from standing during national anthem before screening of a film. In its earlier order, the apex court had ordered that every... General, Policy News 19/Apr/2017


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