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After NEET hullabaloo, only 5 of 122 seats allotted for the differently-abled were filled up on Thursday

About 20 candidate were eligible to appear for counselling but after the medical tests to determine disability, a mere five students were able to realise their medicine dreams

Published on 24th August 2017
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AIIMS to adopt 50 physically challenged old-age people

In association with the NGO, Healthy Ageing Indian, the AIIMS will adopt 50 elderly people who are economically or physically challenged

Published on 3rd July 2017
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Animal Farm comes alive on stage

These kids from Bengaluru are creating an environment of inclusivity through their plays

Published on 27th February 2017
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Autism Awareness Day: This mother of a Down Syndrome child couldn't afford his treatment till he was five. Now, she helps parents across Hyderabad understand the 'special' world their kids live in

Sparsh School's Renu Khushalani is someone who spends her time working with special children and their parents equally, to ensure they're in sync on some levels

Published on 2nd April 2017
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Being politically correct: What do expressions like 'politically incorrect humour' and 'politically correct language' mean?

Some people take delight in hurting others by using politically incorrect humour. Jokes that are targeted at people of a certain sex, caste in a way to offend them are said to be politically incorrect

Published on 13th October 2018
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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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Books which suggest killing kittens under the scanner of CBSE

CBSE to review books of private publishers prescribed in schools

Published on 28th February 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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Born with a 90 per cent disability, Mohammad Asim is fighting for his right to a fair education 

13-year-old Mohammad Asim shares his amazing story about finding strength through his disability and fighting for what is rightfully his

Published on 14th March 2019
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Bullying, a menace to education system: High time we understand this, say international researchers

The study found that transgender and female students are more at risk of polyvictimisation- multiple forms of victimisation

Published on 12th October 2017
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Can diabetic students carry snacks, insulin pumps to exam halls: High Court

Besides, the petition also wanted the diabetic students to be permitted to attend natural calls as and when required while writing examinations

Published on 22nd March 2019
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Canada researchers develop AI that can spot depression via sound of your voice

The study, conducted by Mashrura Tasnim and Professor Eleni Stroulia, builds on past research that suggests that the timbre of our voice contains information about our mood

Published on 13th July 2019
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Centre to provide 75% of the funds for post-matric scholarship for SC students 

As a part of its 100-day agenda, the ministry has prioritised clearing arrears amounting to Rs 3,000 crore under the post-matric scholarship

Published on 5th June 2019
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Check out how Kochi's first school for kids with special needs started 33 years ago

Raksha Society, the first special education school in Kochi is reinventing education through the years. We take a look at their journey thus far and what the future holds for them

Published on 23rd November 2018
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Chennai disability group files complaint against Modi for dyslexic joke at Saidapet police station

The TARATDAC and the NPRD have filed a complaint at the Saidapet Police station in Chennai, others across the country have filed cases in their regions too

Published on 6th March 2019

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