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How Jyothirgamaya Foundation fights for accessibility and champions disability rights

Tiffany Brar, a 29-year-old visually-impaired social activist set up the organisation in 2012 with a grand vision to train visually impaired children in important life and vocational skills

Published on 3rd June 2020
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Physically demanding jobs mean shorter working lives, more sick leaves, say researchers

The level of physical demand required for each person's job was measured by the job exposure matrix or JEM for short

Published on 15th May 2020
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How these Bahujan JNU researchers' teachers' training module addresses role of caste in sexual violence

Through her module, Shweta, the founder, wants to give the children a language through which they can speak up about their abuse

 

Published on 5th April 2020
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This AI-based system can teach robots how to predict intent when interacting with humans

Dr Lina Yao, a senior lecturer of engineering at UNSW and principal investigator, is busy getting AI systems and human-machine interfaces up to speed with the finer nuances of human behaviour

Published on 19th March 2020
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Bill for teacher transfer regulations tabled in Karnataka to ensure availability of teachers in govt schools

Bill also proposed to exempt zonal transfers in special cases if teacher/their family suffering from terminal illness/other serious ailments for which treatment is not available within the taluk

Published on 11th March 2020
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This 18-year-old from Kozhikode preaches positivity, keeping her disability at bay

Noor Jaleela was born without forearms and lower legs but that doesn't stop her from playing the violin, painting and dabbling in some craft-making too

Published on 10th March 2020
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Every year, obesity kills at least 2.8 million people worldwide

Obesity rates have nearly tripled since 1975 and have increased almost five times in children and adolescents, affecting people of all ages

Published on 4th March 2020
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Centre for Assistive Tech at National Speech and Hearing Institute to offer internships to engineering graduates

Sensitivity to disability and rehabilitation is an important requirement, an official statement said here on Sunday

Published on 16th February 2020
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This specially-abled cartoonist from Bidar creates cartoons that are brilliantly satirical. Check it out!

Sharad Kulkarni might be wheelchair-bound but his imagination definitely isn't. We talk to him to trace his challenging journey and his cartoons that have gone viral recently

Published on 31st January 2020
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Why Dipak Natali would love to see more Indian youngsters in the Special Olympics

President and MD of Special Olympics (Asia Pacific Region), Dipak Natali speaks about inclusivity in health and sports for the specially-abled and how their stories have always inspired him

Published on 31st January 2020
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Delhi government's budget allocation for education is an example for everyone to follow: Sandhya Rani K

Sandhya Rani K, Former Commissioner for School Education of Andra Pradesh speaks  about her contributions to the education department and how it can be improved

Published on 14th January 2020
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Meet this 22-year-old differently-abled woman from Pollachi who just won local body election

Saranya Kumari K won by a margin of 37 votes at Aathu Pollachi panchayat polls. Saranya is differently-abled and is a first year MA Tamil Literature student at Government Arts College, Udumalpet

Published on 7th January 2020
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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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