Stop Rape

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Man Helps Visually Impaired Woman Cross Road, Then Rapes Her: Delhi

In Delhi's Dwarka, a man who helped a 20-year-old visually impaired woman cross a road, allegedly raped her, on May 25. The incident occurred when the woman de-boarded a bus at the Sitapuri bus stand and asked the locals to help her cross the road. The accused took her to a deserted lane and raped her. A case has been registered and further details are awaited.

Thu, 02 Jun 2022 - 01:40 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Delhi, Dwarka, Visually impaired, rape, sexual abuse

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Radio Aksh

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India's 1st Radio Channel For Visually Impaired People In Nagpur

Blind Relief Association Nagpur and Samdrushti Kshamata Vikas Avam Anusandhan Mandal launched India's first radio channel for visually impaired people in Nagpur. Unlike typical radio, this will be with Internet-technology radio, diminishing geographical limitations, and helping the visually impaired to gain education through audiobooks and access to educational resources. The radio channel will be run by trained women, providing educational… read-more

Sun, 17 Apr 2022 - 08:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Visually impaired, Radio Channel, Women, Education Resources, India

Courtesy: ANI

Visually impaired man experiences live Football Match with the help of his friend

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Man Helps Visually Impaired Friend To Experience Live Football Match

A video of a man interpreting a football match for his visually-impaired friend has gone viral online. The heartwarming video was shared on Instagram by Good News Movement and captioned "Cesar interpreted the game for his friend Carlos, who is blind. Cesar guides his friend's hands at every move and goal." The netizens are praising Cesar's nice gesture. However, the video has already gained 5 lakh views on Instagram. 

Sat, 05 Feb 2022 - 09:00 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Football, Visually impaired, Sports news, bizzare story, Instagram

Courtesy: India Times

Shantilal Sabar

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Visually Impaired Man’s Sarpanch Nomination Paper Rejected: Odisha

In Odisha, the nomination papers of a visually challenged man, for the upcoming Panchayat Polls were rejected. The victim, identified as Shantilal Sabar, a resident of Dabripada village, filed his nominations for the Sarpanch post in the forthcoming elections. Sabar had used Braille script to sign the papers, instead of Odia language. ''By rejecting my nomination, the government will discourage visually-challenged candidates from… read-more

Thu, 27 Jan 2022 - 03:45 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: Odisha, Visually impaired, tribal man, Panchayat Election (10835, shantilal sabar

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Visually Impaired

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UGC Asks Educational Institutes To Create Resources For Visually Impaired Students

University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked all its affiliated colleges and universities to integrate resources for visually-impaired students. Educational resources like Braille-print books, large print books, tactile books, audiobooks should be adopted to meet their needs and assist them in their curriculum. In a notification, the UGC stated,'' The Educational resources, as far as possible, should be uploaded on the website of the… read-more

Sun, 23 Jan 2022 - 03:15 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: Education, UGC, educational resources, Visually impaired, Support

Courtesy: News 18

The Blind Spot

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Dutch Museum Recreates Paintings With Smell, Sound For Visually Impaired

An extraordinary project was launched this month by the Utrecht Central Dutch Museum in an attempt to make its offerings more accessible and pleasant for the visually impaired. Visitors who are blind are urged to wear blindfolds while viewing paintings of Floris van Dyck's 1610 "Still Life" recreated with Fruits, Nuts, and Cheese. The exhibition recreates paintings with sound and smell, especially the aroma of ripe cheese.

Thu, 19 Aug 2021 - 10:31 AM / by Umang Bafna

Tags: Utretch, Musuem, Dutch, Visually impaired

Courtesy: The Indian Express


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More Than 50% Of NCERT Chapters Inaccessible On Diksha Platform

More than half of the NCERT chapters on the DIKSHA platform are inaccessible for visually impaired students. Published by Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy, the report claimed that around 54.5% of NCERT sample chapters were inaccessible while 36.4% were completely accessible. Besides, out of the total links available for teaching and learning materials (TLM), only 31% were independently navigable. Moreover, 52.6% of the learning activities were… read-more

Thu, 25 Mar 2021 - 07:47 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Visually impaired, Blind, DIKSHA, India

Courtesy: The Print