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Here's how these three engineering graduates developed a 'talking lamp' to help the visually impaired study better

Trestle Lab's device, Kibo, has been developed especially for the visually impaired to read printed text in 12 Indian languages. We talk to the Akshita Sachdeva to find out more

Published on 4th October 2020
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Check out this Kochi designer's adaptive clothing brand, exclusively made for the disabled and elderly

The clothing brand Aaraam Se was launched during the lockdown. Each piece of clothing is custom-made here

Published on 30th September 2020
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Do not conduct SSLC for disabled students amid a pandemic: NGO files SC petition against TN govt's decision

The Tamil Nadu Class X examinations for private candidates will be held from September 21 to 26 in various centres across the state

Published on 17th September 2020
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Wishes pour in from all across the world for PM Narendra Modi's 70th birthday

Prime Minister of Nepal KP Sharma Oli while wishing PM Modi, stated that the two leaders will continue to work towards strengthening the relations between Nepal and India

Published on 17th September 2020
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Picked up, carried in by four people: Wheelchair user students recall horror experiences at NTA entrance exams during COVID

Two students from Delhi and Jaipur respectively tell us how they had to be carried by different people because their exam centres had no wheelchair-friendly ramps

Published on 15th September 2020
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JEE Main 2020: Everything you need to know before you head to the exam centre

The JEE Main began on September 1 across the country with COVID-19 precautions in place at the test centres

Published on 1st September 2020
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This foundation helps normalise the lives of people with disabilities like spinal muscular atrophy. Here's how

Prajaahita Foundation has been working towards making life easier for the differently-abled through a series of projects that focus on a different condition each month
 

Published on 26th August 2020
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From U-19 cricketer to wheelchair bawse: What's keeping Preethi Srinivasan busy during lockdown?

Winner of multiple awards including the Kalpana Chawla award from the CM of Tamil Nadu, Preethi Srinivasan, via her initiative Soulfree, has impacted 800 people with disabilities till date

Published on 21st July 2020
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Have you met this 31-year-old world record holder and inspiration on wheels from Trivandrum?

Anjurani Joy not only wears multiple hats — she is a theatre artist, actor and entrepreneur — but she has managed to set an unusual world record too in the process

Published on 17th July 2020
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Being Sai: How the wheelchair never held this Hyderabad youth back from skydiving or going to Antarctica with Robert Swan

Now that Sai Prasad Vishwanathan has been to Antarctica, gone skydiving and pursued his MBA from ISB, he has been conducting counselling sessions for over 35,000 students and is helping out a lot

Published on 1st July 2020
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Here's how Puducherry start-up Vaahan is making car travel easy for the differently-abled with their Caruna seats

The mechanism in the Caruna seats sense the obstacles on the car and makes sure that the hands, legs don't hit anything. It brings the passenger and the seat out of the door completely

Published on 8th June 2020
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After almost selling his wheelchair, Indian student in UK finds ticket back home

A Warwick University graduate, Ankit was previously told that the repatriation flight will not permit wheelchairs, owing to social distancing

Published on 19th May 2020
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This disabled Warwick Uni grad is selling his wheelchair to afford flying back to India from UK

Ankit Agrawal had graduated from the University of Warwick in January and was set to fly back home on March 23

Published on 17th May 2020
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This Kerala couple's wedding pictures went viral because the groom is in a wheelchair. This is their story

Pranav Suresh Babu was paralysed after an accident six years ago. He never missed anything that went viral on Facebook. Years later, now his marriage with Shahna has gone viral

Published on 13th April 2020
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This AI-based system can teach robots how to predict intent when interacting with humans

Dr Lina Yao, a senior lecturer of engineering at UNSW and principal investigator, is busy getting AI systems and human-machine interfaces up to speed with the finer nuances of human behaviour

Published on 19th March 2020

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