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Documentary on blind chess players ready

August 18th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) Four years in the making, a unique film is nearing completion. A British filmmaker and an Indian team have come together to make the first ever ... Read more...

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Boman Irani to join son in ‘Student of The Year’? (Movie Snippets)

April 18th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Actor Boman Irani has been asked to do a cameo in Karan Johar's "Student of The Year". He will most likely share screen space with ... Read more...

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iPads help ‘blind’ children see

October 7th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) Children hampered by poor vision could change the way they communicate by using an iPad.A University of Kansas team gave the tablet computers to a group ... Read more...

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Charity horse race organised for blind in Mumbai

December 20th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by ANI
By Susheel ParikhMumbai, Dec.20 (ANI): A charity horse race was organised for visually impaired children here during the weekend.The Royal Western India Turf Club (RWITC) organised the race along with private casino ... Read more...

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‘Bindaas Hudugi’ engaging and entertaining (Kannada Movie Review)

November 7th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Movie: "Bindaas Hudugi"; Cast; Priya Haasan, Ravishankar, Sharan, Mithra, Jayanthi, Girija Lokesh, Suresh Mangalore and others; Producer: Mohan Gowda-Gowramma; Screenplay Writer-Director: Priya Haasan; Music Composer: Erra Ramesh; Camera: R. Giri; ... Read more...

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Thousands mourn music doyen Puttaraj Gavai’s passing (Lead)

September 17th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 17 (IANS) Puttaraj Gavai, a doyen of Hindustani music, exponent of the Gwalior Gharana and provider of education to thousands of children from poor families, died Friday after a brief ... Read more...

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Ronit Roy to play ‘Big Money’ with his family

August 20th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Popular television actor Ronit Roy is all set to surprise his fans -- he will appear for the first time with his family on the game ... Read more...

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‘VI Fit’ to help blind children exercise via video games

May 30th, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 30 (ANI): A new video game research project, called VI Fit, at the University of Nevada, Reno, could help children who are blind become more physically active and healthy.The human-computer ... Read more...

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Bihar seeks help of American experts to study blindness

March 31st, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 31 (IANS) The Bihar government has sought help from American eye experts to examine the reason behind as many as 18 children being born blind in the past three months ... Read more...

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Chandigarh gets sensory park for visually impaired

February 15th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil SharmaChandigarh, Feb 15(ANI): 'Institute for the Blind' has created a sensory park with the help of Chandigarh administration and Municipal Corporation for the use of visually challenged persons.This park ... Read more...

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Jan 19 deadline for STARS Foundation 2010 Impact Awards

January 13th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) London-based charity STARS Foundation has set a Jan 19 deadline for applications for its 2010 Impact Awards from organisations working with disadvantaged children in South Asia. The ... Read more...

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18 kids born blind in three months in Bihar district

January 7th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 7 (IANS) As many as 18 children were born blind in the last three months in Bihar's Bhojpur district, an eye specialist said Thursday. Local and outside doctors have ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Indian cricket will touch new heights, says Kapil Dev

February 9th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Feb 9 (ANI): Former Indian cricket captain and all-rounder Kapil Dev has shared his sportive spirit by playing cricket with blind children here and on the sidelines of the game ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Park for blind to come up in Chandigarh

December 28th, 2008 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 28 (IANS) A park for the visually challenegd, which is said to be the first such initiative of its kind in the country, is to come up here, an official ... Read more...

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Audio film brings cheer to visually challenged kids

November 12th, 2008 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Over 950 visually challenged children listened with rapt attention to the dialogues of recently-released children's film "Hari Puttar" as a radio station held a special audio screening ... Read more...

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Seven blind kids do tap dancing in unique film

July 10th, 2008 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Can you visualise blind children learning tap dancing to perfection? This is exactly what one-time TV actor Kumar Bhatia has done in his forthcoming film ... Read more...

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Blind students use ‘bat vision’ to see

June 2nd, 2008 - 11:20 am ICT by admin
By Sreya Basu Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) It's time to rephrase the idiom 'as blind as a bat' as two American sight therapists teach blind students in the city to 'see' using echolocation ... Read more...

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Scientists discover new cataract gene

February 15th, 2008 - 4:00 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Feb 15 (ANI): An international team of researchers has made a breakthrough in study of childhood cataracts by discovering a new gene that is responsible for the condition.The researchers were ... Read more...

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Now, bats to teach visual techniques to blind children

February 10th, 2008 - 1:56 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 10 (ANI): Blind children in Britain will be taught a revolutionary echo-location technique copied from bats, in an attempt to help them visualise their surroundings.The visually impaired kids will be ... Read more...

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