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Disabled protesters brave chilly nights

New Delhi “Our mornings here are spent wringing our blankets which are wet with dew,” says SK Verma, a 25-year-old disabled protester from Bihar, who has been protesting at Mandi House for a week, demanding employment. “The cold at night is unbearable and we can barely sleep for two to three hours. All-day long, we …

Microsoft app that lets the blind identify photos gets 5 new languages

Microsoft’s Seeing AI has been helpful for describing objects and text to the blind, but there’s been a key problem: it has only been available in English, making it a non-starter if you don’t speak the language. That won’t be a problem for some people from now on. Microsoft has updated the iOS-only app with …

1.5 crore Indians won’t be able to see this ad. But they are able to shop at Big Bazzar.

1.5 crore Indians won’t be able to see this ad. But they are able to shop at Big Bazzar.     1.5 crore Indians won’t be able to see this ad. But they are able to shop at Big Bazzar.

TED Talks – Caring for the differently abled, differently – Dr. Vibha Krishnamurthy

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Safety, Convenience, Comfort 100 Buses on Delhi Roads

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India’s first visually challenged woman IAS officer takes charge as Thiruvananthapuram sub-collector

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Pranjal Patil, the country’s first visually-challenged IAS officer and former assistant collector of Ernakulam took charge as the sub-collector of Thiruvananthapuram on Monday. Pranjal who hails from Ulhasnagar in Maharashtra is the first visually challenged woman IAS officer to be appointed in the Kerala cadre. She was accompanied by Anu Kumari, the assistant collector …

15 Days 3500 kms

15 Day 3500 kms 15 Day 3500 kms

‘World’s longest accessible awareness ride’ starts in Delhi on 1 October

An accessible awareness ride that aims to make the disabled community understand the importance of education has been announced. The drive will begin in New Delhi on 1 October. Twenty people with physical disabilities from across India have come together to announce an accessible awareness ride. The 3,500-km ride will cover seven states and aims …

86.9% seats reserved for specially abled still vacant

86.9% seats reserved for specially abled still vacant Fareeha Iftikhar

Visually impaired first-generation college-goer to contest JNUSU polls

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