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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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How much did JNU spend on Sadhguru, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar events?

The Students' Union, which has been upset that a lot of scholarships and library funds have been downsized, sought the answer to this question through an RTI query

Published on 5th January 2019
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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
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Multiple fonts used in Tamil pdf books irks visually-challenged students

Only when they came to know that the PDFs are encrypted with more than two Tamil fonts that even the screen readers cannot easily decode

Published on 28th December 2018
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Residential schools for persons with disability from next year across Karnataka

The government is also keen in increasing salary of teachers working at disabled schools and also persons with disability at Gram panchayaths

Published on 3rd December 2018
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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

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