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World Autism Day: This autistic boy from Madurai can perform 45 asanas in 15 minutes

R Jeevan, a 12-year-old  from Madurai, has been taking yoga lessons for the past seven months. His sharp memory has helped him pick-up his lessons fast

Published on 2nd April 2018
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Date-rimonial site for the disabled Inclov gets even more accessible, launches desktop version 

How do you make an already inclusive disability matchmaking app better? Ask its founder Kalyani Khona and she will load you with her brilliant ideas  

Published on 30th March 2018
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Visually-impaired student gets Rhodes Scholarship, wins 13 gold medals at convocation

Bajaj, possibly the first disabled student from the country to have been chosen for the Rhodes scholarship, will be pursuing Bachelor of Civil Law and M.Phil from Oxford University.

Published on 25th March 2018
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Do you love your selfies? Well, you may be suffering from 'selfitis'

This rising addiction to selfies is called 'selfitis' and varies to three degrees- borderline, acute and chronic selfitis, says Poornima Bhat

Published on 23rd March 2018
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Seven reasons why we will never forget Stephen Hawking 

Stephen Hawking passed away at 76 on March 14 at his residence in Cambridge, England. While the reason behind the death is not revealed, his close associates have mentioned that he died peacefully 

Published on 14th March 2018
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How Stephen Hawking stayed cool in pop culture from Pink Floyd to Sheldon Cooper

Stephen Hawking's achievements reoriented the theories of physics and the universe and have embedded themselves into pen-drives, our playlist and books that inspire aspiring physicists

Published on 14th March 2018
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Why Soly Ahirkar has been bringing mentally affected children to school in rural Maharashtra

Soly Ahirkar has dedicated her life to traversing through dusty, isolated taluks and villages and identifying mentally challenged children and encouraging their families to send them to school

Published on 5th March 2018
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How this school for autistic kids in Madurai is 'training' them in temples and theatres

OLR Special School's mover and founder Mary Bhuvana Rani, tells us about how her school for autistic children is all about giving them everyday experiences and helping them deal with it better

Published on 17th December 2017
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Great news: SC tells all colleges to have disabled-friendly classes, hostels soon

After a wheel-chair bound student was forced to give up her seat at National Law University because it was not accessible to her, the SC has decided to make some amends

Published on 12th December 2017
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Born blind, Vasudev went from washing dishes to an MA dream. Can you crowdfund his studies?

Vasudev Sharma, who hopes to open a school for the blind one day is raising funds to fund his education. Can you help him put himself through college?

Published on 4th December 2017
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The Bag Lady: How Namita Jacob is hand-making storybooks for children with any disability

Some people call her the 'bag lady' because Namita Jacob has been hand-making and peddling books, in her bag, for children with just about any disability so that they can truly discover stories

Published on 4th December 2017
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These people are bringing Kashmiri students blinded by pellets back to school. Here's how 

The students in the valley have grown up seeing the terror and have even lost their eyes to it but the dedicated members of National Association for the Blind want to bring the light back

Published on 25th November 2017
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Not even one Disabled person will teach at a Polytechnic College next year. Here's why it's discriminatory

The TRB-Polytechnic exam results were announced on November 8 but not one differently-abled candidate found themselves on the list despite having a 4 percent reservation

Published on 9th November 2017
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This Mumbai-based digital travel start-up offers safe and accessible holidays for globetrotters with disabilities

With specialised equipment, a fleet of wheelchair accessible vehicles, experienced guides, and sign language interpreters, Enable Travel has made holidays accessible for those who really need one

Published on 31st October 2017
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Meet Ayush, an autistic Zentangle artist who is good at creating hope with just paper, pen and few colours

Ayush Bhambani is a special kid whose works have been received well because he teaches you how to untangle with 'Zen'

Published on 28th October 2017

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