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Photographer Richa Maheshwari

Richa Maheshwari is teaching visually impaired children to shoot great photos. And the pics are #inspiring

Richa has visited 42 countries till date, is a TEDx speaker, has made it into the Limca Book of Records for doing the maximum number of burpees (a full-body exercise) in one minute

Published on 4th April 2019
67 visually impaired students are selected to be a part of the final performing group for Republic day

These Bengaluru Academies have been training the visually impaired students to march in the Republic Day parade

These visually impaired students are extraordinary. We talk to their teachers to find out what went into training the visually impaired students for their march past tomorrow in Bengaluru

Published on 25th January 2019
JNU Blind

Blind JNU student fails semester after being denied scribe, study material in Braille ​

Munesh Kumar is a BA Japanese student in JNU's Centre for Japanese Studies. He had done his Master's in Hindi from JNU in 2017

Published on 2nd January 2019
Retinitis Pigmentosa

He was rejected 76 times in job interviews due to his blindness, but his resilient spirit never gave up

Raghavendra Satish Peri lost his eyesight due to Retinitis Pigmentosa. Right now, he works as a senior accessibility consultant at Deque Systems

Published on 19th October 2018
Guide horse to assist blind people

In a first, Indian-origin blind man to get guide horse in UK 

Patel believes a guide horse has many added benefits over guide dogs, including a much longer working life, 350-degree vision and ability to see in the dark.

Published on 14th October 2018
Delhi University Hostel latest news

DU's historic hostel, Gwyer Hall, is trying to kick a blind MPhil scholar out. But he's not going quietly

The student doesn't have any close family to take him in, yet the college authorities are refusing to listen because his original time allotted for the MPhil is up

Published on 23rd September 2018
XL Cinema app for Blind people

With the XL Cinema app, the blind can now 'watch' Indian movies with audio descriptions

Visually impaired people can now experience movies like never before, courtesy this app that provides detailed audio descriptions of what's going on between dialogues

Published on 19th September 2018
Concert in the dark

Concert in the Dark: Why Anil Srinivasan wants every Chennaiite to wear a blindfold on September 28

Pianist Anil Srinivasan's Concert in the Dark will have blindfolded musicians playing to a blindfolded audience. No selfies, no getting up, just a pure experience, aimed at raising funds for the blind

Published on 22nd September 2018
UPSC preparation

Almost blinded in an accident, this Telangana IAS coach has developed a UPSC coaching book in Braille and audio formats 

This Telangana man came up with a collation, in Braille and audio format, of the gist and the salient points of all the 30 to 35 books available for the examination

Published on 27th August 2018
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Why Ashwini Angadi's Belaku is the school that every blind child wants to be at

This visually impaired girl runs a residential school for the visually impaired and it is free of cost. Next, she wants to open it for all the differently ablled students, finds Rashmi Patil

Published on 16th August 2018
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Friendship Day: She might be blind but Nandini's friends help her see the world 

Blind from birth, Nandhini Devi had her own fears about studying in a mainstream college, but the friends she made changed her entire college experience

Published on 5th August 2018
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This IIT Delhi researcher just created a phone-based device that can help blind kids 'feel' maps and pictures

It assists the visually impaired in cognition development by sensitizing them about things in their environment so that their inclusion in the education and employment ecosystem is sped up

Published on 23rd July 2018
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Blind Poets Society: How this Braille Poetry Magazine in Bengal has been inspiring the visually impaired for two decades

Sparshanandan Drishtihinder Braille Patrika is a West Bengal-based annual publication that was first published in 1999

Published on 19th July 2018
G4B

This +2 student from Arunachal Pradesh created echolocation goggles for the blind to 'see' like bats!

Anang Tadar's Goggles for Blind has won him a spot at the BRICS Young Scientist Conclave

Published on 26th June 2018
Stress

Stressing out? It could lead to blindness, new study finds

The study, which was published in the EPMA journal, found that continuous stress levels can negatively impact the eye, leading to progressive vision loss 

Published on 20th June 2018

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