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May 02, 2019
Jammu and Kashmir's visually impaired bereft of pension, unsupported by government and unloved by familiesThere are thousands of blind people in Jammu and Kashmir who struggle every day in the absence of any institutional support.
Jan 15, 2019
Canute 360 multi-line Braille e-reader launched as 'Kindle for the blind'Canute 360 is the world’s first multi-line Braille e-reader, displaying nine lines of text at a time.
Sep 30, 2018
In Wade Bolhai, visually impaired calendar salesman Sambhaji Bhor fights for the rights of the disabledFor the past two decades, Sambhaji has been selling calendars. This started off in the late 1990s when one of his uncles suggested him to make a living out of it. The piece of advice changed Sambhaji’s life as he embarked on the journey of traversing villages.
Aug 07, 2018
From jungle safaris to culinary trails, a travel company is designing trips for India's visually impairedEvery experience with BAT Travels, a one-of-its-kind travel company catering to the visually impaired in India, has one thing in common – all of them go beyond sight, indulging the other senses too
Feb 22, 2018
South Korean chat app called Blind is stirring the country's #MeToo movementKoreans are wary of being whistleblowers about harassment at family-run conglomerates or chaebol that dominate South Korean business.
Jan 08, 2018
Venkateswaran Subramanian: The 'Raja' who overcame disabilities to become a billiards championMeet Venkateswaran Subramanian, who has fought against his disabilities and achieved greater success in life, becoming one of India's best Billiards players
Oct 12, 2017
India's reluctance to embrace eye donation a concern, but KJ Alphons' call to make it compulsory is unconstitutionalAccording to a study by ICMR, India has shown a reluctance towards eye donation even though 2.5 lakh corneas are needed every year for transplantation
Sep 04, 2017
British national Murray Ward accused of sodomising students at Delhi's home for blind, arrested under POCSO ActDelhi Police arrested a British national named Murray Ward who is accused of sodomising blind children at New Delhi's home for the blind
Jul 13, 2017
Microsoft releases Seeing AI iPhone app that describes text, objects and people to the visually impairedMicrosoft has released an iPhone app that uses AI to help the blind and visually impaired see the world around them like never before.
Dec 09, 2016
How major technology companies are improving accessibility for people with disabilities2016 saw an increase in focus on accessibility features to allow people with disabilities to access technology.