Visually Impaired

  • Veer: Charudatta Jadhav, the visually impaired superhero of Indian chess 04-03-2014 10:04 AM

    New Delhi: A visually impaired chess champion, Charudatta Jadhav, is helping many others like him to master the game and checkmate the many challenges in life. He may need a walking stick to help him find his way but he is a true master when it comes to the game...
  • NGO to air inspiring stories of the visually impaired on TV 23-09-2013 11:23 AM

    New Delhi: An inspiration to many, the visually impaired have set extraordinary examples of courage and optimism. Now an NGO is taking it a step further by airing a 13-episode TV series with Naseeruddin Shah to change societal mindsets towards the visually impaired. At 30 years, Madhu, a communication facilitator...
  • CJ Show: Unavailability of books for visually impaired 22-07-2013 12:08 PM

    Cj Neena Chaudhary daughter Shivangi is visually impaired by birth. She wants to educate her, but the unavailability of braille books for blind is posing a challenge. Here she appeals publishers and authorities to make special books available for visually impaired students. ...
  • Bhopal: Visually impaired man becomes number 1 Royal Enfield mechanic 18-06-2013 10:45 PM

    Bhopal: It is not easy to tell a complaint by listening to the sound of a bike. The fact that you have to identify the complaint without having a look would make it difficult for most of us, isn't it? Well, not for Munne Blind of Bhopal, whose name is...
  • Digital tablets can improve reading of visually impaired 12-11-2012 05:39 PM

    Washington: People with moderate vision loss can regain the ability to read quickly and comfortably by using digital tablets, a new study has claimed. Researchers found that people with eye diseases that damage their central vision could increase their reading speed by 15 words-per-minute, on average. Using a tablet with...
  • India Positive: Showcasing the good stories 04-11-2012 04:14 PM

    Stories of people who inspire, make it believe that there is nothing that is impossible in the world. On this episode, photography gets a whole new meaning. Also, meet an eight-year-old boy who dreams of being the next Sachin Tendulkar. ...
  • Now, 'talking' ATM machines for visually impaired 03-11-2012 03:56 AM

    London: New cash machines that can 'talk' to customers who have difficulty reading screens have been introduced in the UK. More than three quarters of Barclays cash machines across England and Wales have had audio technology installed so they can 'talk' to customers, the bank said. Blind and partially sighted...
  • Mumbai man takes photography to the visually impaired 29-10-2012 10:25 AM

    New Delhi: A Mumbai-based photographer, Partho Bhowmick, provides the visually impaired an experience in artistic expression, through the use of camera. The students at his workshops are all visually impaired, and they learn to use their other senses to see. The students show how they use sound to gauge direction...
  • Visually impaired battle odds to play cricket 02-12-2011 09:16 AM

    New Delhi: In a cricket crazy nation like India, everyone wants to enjoy the game let alone play it. There is a group of young boys in the capital whose love for the sport hasn't got in the way of their physical disabilities. This young bunch play a 4-team cricket...
  • Visually-impaired cricketers for Indo-Pak relations 16-11-2011 08:53 AM

    New Delhi: Shekhar Naik is a man on a mission. His team of visually impaired cricketers are all set for their Pakistan series - the first time since 26/11 that any sports team from India will be playing in Pakistan. And they're very excited. Shekhar Naik Lachma said, "We believe...
  • Pune: School helps blind realise their dreams 05-10-2011 09:04 AM

    Pune: As a visually impaired student, sixteen year old Suchita felt there were no vocational institutes where she could realise her dream of becoming a teacher. That's when she heard of Meera Badve's Niwant, a school and vocational institute in Pune. Meera Badve says, "Niwant aims to change how the...
  • Visually impaired CJ battles for bank loan 10-09-2011 09:36 PM

    CJ Kishan Lal battles to get a loan from a government bank after he was refused on grounds of being visually impaired. ...
  • Salman all praises for newcomer Naseer 31-07-2009 01:20 AM

    The star showed up at the music release of Shadow. ...
  • Storytellers reach out to the visually-impaired 03-04-2008 02:32 AM

    Mumbai: Opener Praful Waghela (57) and captain Wasim Jaffer (50) hit half-centuries and put up an unbeaten 94-run stand against Punjab to guide Mumbai to their third outright victory of the season, and to top Group A with 25 points in the Ranji Trophy Elite Division match on Saturday. The...
  • All the slogans but no place for the disabled 02-12-2007 12:11 PM

    Johannesburg: Cricket South Africa president Mtutuzeli Nyoka has accused CEO Gerald Majola of lying to him over the issue of Indian Premier League (IPL) bonuses paid to board officials, a media report said here on Thursday. According to posts on Talk Radio 702 breakfast host John Robbie's Twitter profile, who...