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How Haroon Kareem became the first student in Kerala to write his 10th standard SSLC examination on a computer

Using his coding ability and growing ambition, visually impaired Haroon Kareem becomes the first student in Kerala to write his exams on a computer as opposed to using a scribe

Published on 22nd July 2020
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Annie's Song: Why this braille literacy device has excited everyone from Prince William to NITI Aayog

Developed by Thinkerbell Labs, Annie is a self-learning braille device that several visually-impaired students across the nation are using to learn like never before. Check out their whole story!

Published on 19th May 2020
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Google launches integrated braille keyboard TalkBack for Android

TalkBack keyboard uses a standard 6-key layout and each key represents one of six Braille dots which, when tapped, make any letter or symbol

Published on 10th April 2020
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These three engineers' platform can help the specially-abled and LGBTQ community get employment

The trio emerged as the grand prize winner of the Launchpad Global Start-up Business Plan Competition 'Ground Reality' held at BITS Pilani in Hyderabad. Around 300 start-ups had participated 

Published on 26th February 2020
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A group of visually impaired children from Kottayam created these table-top calendars. Check them out here

Students of Government Blind School, Olassa, Kottayam painted a few pictures which were utilised to make table-top calendars which are being sold like hotcakes. Almost 750 calendars are sold out

Published on 25th February 2020
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JNU prof develops Braille model to help teach visually-challenged students chemistry

The lock-and-key model for teaching chemistry was created using 3D printing technology with biodegradable polymers

Published on 5th December 2019
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This visually impaired 10th grader was once a great newsreader who used Braille news prompts!

Though he is visually impaired, his exposure to the news on TV and his natural speaking ability made him a great news reader, though he had to rely entirely on Braille

Published on 24th October 2019
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The Coding Ninjas story: Why this EdTech start-up wants you to pay their fee only after you land a great job

We spoke to Coding Ninjas Co-Founder and CEO Ankush Singla to find out more about the evolving ed-tech sector and how coding is something that everyone wishes to learn

Published on 19th October 2019
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This Gujarat professor's innovative model can convert Hindi, English or Gujarati text to Braille

Nikisha's model has received acclamation from the students who affirm that the invention will be very helpful for them

Published on 16th September 2019
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MSRIT team creates app that can print maps for visually impaired students at just Rs 5

Prof Mydhili Nair of MSRIT talks about their new applications, designed especially for visually-impaired students to make map and image reading easier

Published on 21st August 2019
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Six reasons why SFI thinks the New Education Policy will destroy Indian Education as we know it

The SFI cited why they are opposed to the draft NEP and how the draft policy document is in contradiction the democratic, federal and secular characteristics of the very constitution of India

Published on 29th July 2019
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These youngsters just made audio textbooks for highschool and  +2 students in Kannada to help visually impaired students

Rakesh Tiwari, is the founding volunteer of Kannada Pustaka. He tells us about what went in converting the text into an audio format to facilitate academics for visually impaired children

Published on 5th June 2019
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Lok Sabha 2019: GenY voters want young MPs with liberal outlook

With 15 million young voters, concerns arise about the stressful process of voting in the largest democracy in the world 

Published on 19th April 2019
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South Korean prof forced students to write daughter's thesis to gain entry into an elite dental school

The daughter also won a number of academic awards for posters and research reports that were actually completed by her mother's students

Published on 26th March 2019
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IIT-Delhi researchers develop 'DotBook', India's first Braille laptop for the visually-impaired

Instead of a screen, the laptop displays embossed text in Braille through the help of a touchpad. Users will get to feel everything a website has by just touching the pad

Published on 4th March 2019

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