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Meet this 23-year-old from Bengaluru who is a 'Tiktok' rockstar on a wheelchair

Chandni Nair was diagnosed with Myopathy from birth and had been using a wheelchair, but that has never stopped her from pursuing her dream in education and passion, hand in hand and wins hearts

Published on 9th December 2019
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Meet Anandi, who overcame suicidal tendencies to become Erode's only female auto driver 

A typical day for Anandi revolves around jibes and insults from fellow auto drivers, but that does not stop her from doing her trade. She dreams of the day women will be at par with men

Published on 29th November 2019
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What Delhi Police told JNU's blind poet-student during assault: Andha hai toh protest mein kyun aaya?

Shashi Bhushan Pandey is no stranger to lathicharges. He has been protesting for students' rights and rights for the specially-abled right from school. He had gone viral for his singing and poetry

Published on 19th November 2019
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IIT Madras launches India's first 'standing wheelchair'

The institute designed the model after five years of dedicated research, in partnership with Phoenix Medical Solutions and Wellcome Innovations Team

Published on 5th November 2019
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Modi govt spent more than Rs 1,000 cr to help the specially-abled Indian: Social Justice Minister

Gehlot lauded IIT, Madras for its initiative, and also recalled the Narendra Modi government's various welfare measures for the 'divyang' 

Published on 5th November 2019
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Handicapped Librarian Stages sit-in protest with his family at Kanniyakumari college after 'unfair' suspension

Allegedly caught in the crossfire within the management, Sathishkumar was shocked when he was suspended. TARATDAC to intensify protest after cops force him out

Published on 23rd October 2019
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Learning should be aptitude-based, not merely to run in the rat race: Madhav Deo Saraswat, Scindia School

The head of a boarding school for boys in Gwalior, he speaks to us about the importance of inculcating culture through education and more

Published on 12th October 2019
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World Dyslexia Day: How the MDA has used tech to transform the lives of dyslexic kids

Dyslexia is far more prevalent than most people think. The Madras Dyslexia Association has been working relentlessly for the last three decades to help dyslexic children lead better lives

Published on 4th October 2019
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This mother of a differently-abled kid started a pre-school where inclusivity is the norm

Farida Rizwan has been fighting against the social stigma of differentiating between regular and special kids through her preschool and daycare centre. Now, she is raising funds through Milaap

Published on 18th September 2019
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Meet this nine-year-old double amputee who stole the show at the New York Fashion Week

Demetre was born with fibular hemimelia, a rare birth defect in which part or all of the fibular bone is missing. As a result , she got both her legs amputated when she was 18 months old

Published on 13th September 2019
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Death of privacy, Islamophobia and two wars: Ten things that changed forever after 9/11

It has been 18 years since that fateful day when terror set a milestone in the history of man. On the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, we take count of how the world has changed over the years  

Published on 11th September 2019
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This Horticulture Training Centre in Bengaluru serves as a lifeline to many diffabled youngsters. Here's how

If you are born with a physical disability then it is no big harm. The Association of People With Disability is here to provide you platform to learn horticultural and other skills and get employment

Published on 31st August 2019
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Declared 'born dead', diff-abled Unnao teacher wins 12 lakhs at Kaun Banega Crorepati

Noopur, who lives in Bighapur in Unnao district, was born to a farmer Ramkumar Singh and his wife Kalpana Singh

Published on 28th August 2019
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DU approves 'censored' first-semester syllabus: Made a mockery of our work, say teachers

The teachers are yet to receive any formal instruction from the university but high-ranking officials confirmed that the order will be out in a day or two

Published on 6th August 2019
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This friendly robot named Cubetto can help teach your children the basics of computer programming

Cubetto combines movement, touch and sound to get children excited about learning 

Published on 31st July 2019

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