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World Sight Day 2021: Why 80% Of Visually Impaired People Are Avoidably So & What Can Be Done To Prevent This Sightsavers India, which is part of a global organisation working to eliminate avoidable blindness, says people with visual impairment are cut off when it comes to education, healthcare and jobs New... General 14/Oct/2021
NISH library becomes visually impaired-friendly THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: It comes as a double delight for blind students of the National Institute of Speech and Hearing (NISH), Akkulam as the institute’s library has been equipped with assistive... General, Product and Technology 14/Oct/2021
Himachal Pradesh: Braille EVMs to aid 3,047 voters SHIMLA: In Himachal Pradesh, 3,047 visually-impaired voters   would be able to exercise their vote in the byelections  thanks to a Braille signage feature added with the electronic  voting machines (... General 14/Oct/2021
Centre writes to RBI over low circulation of 'visually impaired friendly' coins Nainital: The Centre has written to the Reserve Bank of   India (RBI) asking it to ensure that ‘visually impaired   friendly’ coins are widely circulated in public after a group of lawyers argued... General 13/Oct/2021
What are tactile indicators? There are more than 285 million people in the globe who are partially blind or have low vision. Unfortunately, due to the growing ageing population, this number is projected to rise in the near... General 12/Oct/2021
Govt asked to reserve seats for disabled people in parliament SWAT: The social and human rights activists here on Sunday demanded of the government to ensure representation of persons with disabilities in parliament and local governments. They were speaking at... General 11/Oct/2021
Call to raise awareness about retinal diseases Reticon, an initiative of Dr. Agarwal’s Retina Foundation, hosted the 11th edition of the annual conference on retinal surgery here on Sunday. As many as 600 ophthalmologists, including vitreo retina... General 11/Oct/2021
The sedulous Saima Saleem: Pakistan's first visually impaired diplomat Pakistan's first visually-impaired UN delegate Saima Saleem is being praised for her fiery speech at the 76th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Saturday in which she stated that it is India... General 04/Oct/2021
Helpline number launched for disabled voters for Himachal byelections Shimla, September 29 The Election Department has launched a helpline number, 1950, for disabled voters for the byelections on October 30. Visually impaired voters will vote through Braille signage on... General 01/Oct/2021
KMC starts new centre for disability research New Delhi: Delhi University’s Kirori Mal College (KMC) inaugurated its new Centre for Disability Research and Training on Thursday. With a mandate of including people with disabilities in higher... General 01/Oct/2021


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