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Visually challenged judokas aiming high Susheela and Vijayashanthi will be participating in the World Blind Judo Championship.   | Photo Credit: M. Vedhan Two girls from State are set to take part in judo event R. Vijayashanti sweeps her... General, Adventure and Sports 21/Sep/2017
Helping the Visually Impaired John Shiklam writes that a non-governmental organisation, Knowledge for the Blind Initiative, is helping in addressing the challenges of visually impaired persons in Kaduna It was a day of joy for... General 20/Sep/2017
Medical college seat cancelled, blind student says will commit suicide A 19-year-old medical student who is unable to see beyond a distance of 8cm has threatened suicide after the Medical Council of India cancelled his admission to college since his disability is... General, Education and Employment 20/Sep/2017
Disabling the differently abled By Koshy Mathew In July, the goods and services tax (GST) was rolled out to a mixed reception. Its objective is to prevent cascading of taxes and avoid built-in taxes — for example, excise duty at... General 19/Sep/2017
Students for RTI applications in Braille Bhanu P Lohumi GOING by the dictum ‘Impairments don’t make people disable, but the lack of information does’, differently abled students of Himachal Pradesh University were imparted training in a... General, Policy News 18/Sep/2017
CM disburses aid to visually impaired pellet victims Srinagar: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday disbursed financial assistance among the victims who lost their eyesight due to pellet injuries during the law and order situations in the Valley.... General 15/Sep/2017
IN BRIEF- visually challenged kids meet cm on help flag day 2015 graft case: panchayat officer gets 5-yr RI Gwalior: A Madhya Pradesh Panchayat department official was sentenced to five years imprisonment by a special court in Morena in a 2015 bribery case.... General 15/Sep/2017
Getting Aadhaar is harrowing for persons with disability It took several attempts to get some children enrolled For persons with disabilities in the city, getting an Aadhaar card is a difficult and stressful experience. “The Aadhaar enrolment process is... General 14/Sep/2017
Blind sailor chasing world champs gold Mark Mulcare is totally blind. He's also a three-time world champion helmsman. The ability to see might seem essential when steering a yacht - and Mulcare can't operate totally on his own - but the... General 12/Sep/2017
Eye experts see hope for visually impaired at World Congress of Optometry in Hyderabad Hyderabad [India], Sept.11 (ANI): The second World Congress of Optometry 2017 opened in Hyderabad today. For the next three days (11-13 September), the world's leading eye health experts will discuss... General 12/Sep/2017

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