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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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Here's how Special Olympics Bharat is helping thousands of intellectually disabled kids live their dreams

Simon Koh of the Special Olympics opens up about their latest initiatives to introduce more intellectually disabled kids into the world of sports

Published on 30th June 2018
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Meet India's first teeth archer Abhishek Thaware who battled a polio attack to train for Asian Para Games 

By the time he was in eighth grade, Thaware got involved in athletics. He was introduced to cross country running and soon, he was winning almost every competition he participated in 

Published on 22nd June 2018
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How diff-abled accountant Sunil Jain's Astha is getting special people to vote, play sports and live life

Astha has already helped 180 people to get their voter ID cards in 2014 and they are working to develop wheelchair tennis in India

Published on 22nd June 2018
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Cops in Maharashtra reward physically challenged boy who cleared his SSC exam by writing with his feet

Kalpesh Dhoda appeared for his Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Examination conducted recently and wrote the exam papers with the help of his toes

Published on 19th June 2018
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World Hypertension Day 2018: Top 10 risks of ignoring the condition

Hypertension is a common condition and studies in India have shown that around 30% of adults suffer from hypertension with a marked increase in urban areas as compared to rural India

Published on 16th May 2018
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World Dance Day: A few places in Chennai where you can groove to express yourself 

Ahead of World Dance Day on April 29, therapists in Chennai root for Dance Movement Therapy because it facilitates emotional well-being, heals illnesses, and instills a sense of empowerment

Published on 28th April 2018
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In a first, engineering aspirants won't have to come to Chennai for counselling 

This will reduce the 21-year-old ordeal of students from different parts of the State, to find boarding, lodging and transport for the sake of the counselling.

Published on 24th April 2018
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How this partially deaf man is turning his photography classes to a moment of joy 

For Rajen Nair, the art of photography helped him overcome his pain. Now, he is helping children across India turn to photography to find their mojo

Published on 10th April 2018
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This differently-abled boy from Kerala is asking for a school closer to home 

The action committee of the protest wants the government to consider Aasim’s as a special case on humanitarian grounds

Published on 13th April 2018
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Want to establish a school in Karnataka? You should know these new safety rules

One of the important aspects is cyber safety, under which the department has directed schools to have proper internet security which restricts access to sites with adult content

Published on 7th April 2018

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