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16-year-old from Sonala village invents 'Blind Eye', an artificial eye for the visually-impaired

Ravi who has always been keen on learning electronics got a new direction for his passion when Atal Tinkering Labs' (ATL) under the Atal Innovation Mission (AIM)

Published on 4th December 2020
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After blind Tamil prof at Presidency College gets hit with memo for missing classes during Muthamil Vizha, visually impaired students fast in protest

Visually challenged professor of Tamil at Chennai's notorious Presidency College was joined by over 40 visually challenged students as they protested at Chepauk, calling for the memo to be rolled back

Published on 8th May 2017
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Almost blinded in an accident, this Telangana IAS coach has developed a UPSC coaching book in Braille and audio formats 

This Telangana man came up with a collation, in Braille and audio format, of the gist and the salient points of all the 30 to 35 books available for the examination

Published on 27th August 2018
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Ashutosh Kumar and what he's done for fellow colour blind filmmakers: An interview with the changemaker

For six years now, Ashutosh Kumar has fought for the right to study at India's premier film institute. We take a look at his journey

Published on 12th April 2022
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Blind Bengaluru teacher is crowdfunding to save his school for disabled. Help now

CM Kathavarayan has been running WARDS, a school for disabled children for the past 26 years. Currently, the school is facing an extreme fund crunch even when crowdfunding efforts are in full swing 

Published on 13th March 2018
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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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Blind Poets Society: How this Braille Poetry Magazine in Bengal has been inspiring the visually impaired for two decades

Sparshanandan Drishtihinder Braille Patrika is a West Bengal-based annual publication that was first published in 1999

Published on 19th July 2018
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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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Coach Calling: Feeling blindsided by life's curve balls? Fall back on these three solid tips to stay in control

The first step is to remember WHY we started down this path in the first place, our intent and motivation behind it

Published on 6th August 2022
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Colour blind student will return to FTII next year, institute tells SC

Ashutosh Kumar has been battling for the right to study at FTII for seven years. This year, the Supreme Court finally directed the FTII to adopt an inclusive and progressive approach

Published on 10th May 2022
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Concert in the Dark: Why Anil Srinivasan wants every Chennaiite to wear a blindfold on September 28

Pianist Anil Srinivasan's Concert in the Dark will have blindfolded musicians playing to a blindfolded audience. No selfies, no getting up, just a pure experience, aimed at raising funds for the blind

Published on 22nd September 2018
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DU's historic hostel, Gwyer Hall, is trying to kick a blind MPhil scholar out. But he's not going quietly

The student doesn't have any close family to take him in, yet the college authorities are refusing to listen because his original time allotted for the MPhil is up

Published on 23rd September 2018
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Friendship Day: She might be blind but Nandini's friends help her see the world 

Blind from birth, Nandhini Devi had her own fears about studying in a mainstream college, but the friends she made changed her entire college experience

Published on 5th August 2018
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Goodwill Tribe: Get blindfolded, talk to strangers and then define them through art

The tribe's Stranger's with Colours event helps promote conversation, friendships and art with reach in 11 cities of five countries 

Published on 7th December 2017
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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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