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Vision problems hardly manage to checkmate these players CHENNAI: These chess enthusiasts have never seen Viswanathan Anand play. In fact, a good majority of the 73 students who took part in a state-level chess tournament on Friday had little idea about... General, Adventure and Sports 29/Aug/2016
Tandem cycling: After conquering the skies, visually challenged man to conquer Himalayas Pune-based Divyanshu Ganatra had earlier this year become the first visually-challenged person in India to paraglide and now he aims to become the first such person to go tandem cycling on the... Accessibility, General, Adventure and Sports 26/Aug/2016
AN EMPOWERED LIBRARY Sugamya Pustakalaya, an online library for persons with visual disabilities, was launched by Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister for Law & Justice and Electronics & Information Technology, at a... Accessibility, General, Education and Employment 26/Aug/2016
Centre launches ‘Sugamya Pustakalaya’ an online library for Persons with disabilities NEW DELHI: The department of empowerment of persons with disabilities, (DEPwD) on Wednesday launched 'Sugamya Pustakalaya' - an online library for Persons with print disabilities as part of the... Accessibility, Achievements, General, Education and Employment 26/Aug/2016
Hari Bhimaraju Creates Tools and Technology for the Visually Impaired Growing up in the shadow of Silicon Valley, 12-year-old Hari Bhimaraju of Cupertino, California, has always been fascinated by science and technology, and she's putting her skills to good use by... Achievements 25/Aug/2016
DIGITAL LIBRARY TO END ‘BOOK FAMINE’ OF VISUALLY CHALLENGED PEOPLE A first of its kind digitally accessible library, 'Sugamya Pustakalaya', is all set to be launched next week by the Modi Government for the visually challenged or partially sighted people who need... General, Policy News, Education and Employment 22/Aug/2016
Steps needed to ensure safety for the visually impaired at train stations The Yomiuri ShimbunA visually impaired man died after he fell onto the tracks and was run over by a train at a subway station in Tokyo. It was a heartrending accident. Steps should be taken to... General, Policy News 22/Aug/2016
Volunteers of all ages 'read out' study books for visually challenged BENGALURU: “The only thing worse than being blind is having sight, but no vision,” says Helen Keller. In a world that often lacks vision, a group of volunteers has stepped up to make life easier for... General 22/Aug/2016
Blind Miss India contest:14 selected in first round Email0 A blind girl participates in Miss India auditions in Bhubaneswar on Sunday | EXPRESS BHUBANESWAR: In a first-of-its-kind event for visually impaired persons, the Miss India Contest for the... General, Adventure and Sports 22/Aug/2016
How do the blind watch the Olympics? NBC helps them hear it NEW YORK (AP) — Two people in a recording booth deep inside a Connecticut office park are helping millions of blind Americans feel part of the Olympics like never before. For the first time in the U.... General, Adventure and Sports 19/Aug/2016

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