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On the road with Deepa Radhakrishnan, the expert biker who is exploring the world of art

Deepa Radhakrishnan speaks about spreading love for the road and the magic of art

Published on 26th October 2018
Reasons for intellectual disability in children

Excessive consumption of noodles, spices causes intellectual disability in Indian children

Researchers from Macquarie University in Australia conducted the first ever meta-analysis of Indian blood lead levels. They calculated the pooled mean blood lead level from data published between 201

Published on 14th October 2018
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Being politically correct: What do expressions like 'politically incorrect humour' and 'politically correct language' mean?

Some people take delight in hurting others by using politically incorrect humour. Jokes that are targeted at people of a certain sex, caste in a way to offend them are said to be politically incorrect

Published on 13th October 2018
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Unique Mumbai cafe helps staffers overcome disabilities

A psychologist and single mother of two daughters — Aarti (32), who suffers from autism, and Divya (30), settled abroad — Nagarkar wanted to do something different, and empower people

Published on 28th October 2018
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Why Lee Roy Simon is every wheelchair basketball player's best shot

What does it take to coach a person whose lower body doesn't answer to them?  Lee Roy Simon wheelchair basketball coach talks  about his incredible journey of discovery

Published on 27th October 2018
NIT Uttarakhand students strike news

Two NIT Uttarakhand hostelites get run over by car while on way to lab, students launch indefinite strike

The female student was walking on the national highway leading to the lab, she is in critical condition and could be paralysed for life

Published on 11th October 2018
Career path for marginalized people

This Kolkata-based organisation is helping marginalised youth including victims of trafficking find a career path

Enrolled candidates are led through a process of blended learning, mentoring using innovative methods of teaching and it's also assured that they get placed and perform well at their job

Published on 4th October 2018
Medical seat for Visually challenged

Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court directs medical seat for visually challenged student

Allowing the plea, Justice V Parthiban cited the Right to Persons with Disabilities Act, 2018 which ensures reservation for the differently abled persons

Published on 21st September 2018
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Why you need to read graphic novel MAI to really understand Malvika Iyer's story

Sriram Jagannathan studied fashion design at NIFT and worked as a graphic designer, animator and user experience designer in the e-learning field for 16 years

Published on 1st September 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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Beyond the Burqa: What Farah Naqvi wants us to understand about Muslims

Activist Farah Naqvi's book, Working with Muslims: Beyond Burqa and Triple Talaq, asks questions about the issues that Indian Muslims face and talks about solidarity in the age of communal discord

Published on 2nd August 2018
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Heard of Boccia? Meet the diffabled sports stars who are putting the country on the global map

Rajiv Rajan, a disability rights activist, wants to form a team of players with the ultimate goal of sending them to the 2022 Boccia World Cup to play the game of boccia

Published on 26th July 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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This Kozhikode school's initiative is training deaf-mute students in job skills

Saha Now, launched by Rahmania Higher Secondary School For Handicapped, Kozhikode and IT firm Vizru trains the hearing and speech impaired students with job skills

Published on 23rd July 2018
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Do away with your prejudices about people at The Human Library in Bhubaneshwar, courtesy Bhubaneswar Poetry Club

BPC has arranged for an interesting range of human books which will help you chase away all your prejudice 

Published on 7th July 2018

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