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Visually-impaired student memorises Quran through Braille

Last Updated: Monday, July 15, 2013, 14:03

In a remarkable feat, a visually challenged student in an Islamic studies centre here has memorised the Holy Quran entirely using the Braille script.

Now, computer programs that will help blind read and write music

Last Updated: Sunday, July 14, 2013, 13:46

Two new computer program have laid the foundation for visually impaired musicians being able to read and write music.

UAE distributes Braille Quran in Palestine

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 04, 2013, 08:13

Under the "Braille Quran for Every Visually Impaired in Palestine" campaign, 300 Quran books in Braille have been given out till now.

Tactile flag for the benefit of visually challenged

Last Updated: Thursday, January 24, 2013, 17:20

To make Indian National flag accessible to visually challenged people, city-based Sankara Eye Centre has developed a tactile flag.

Trains to have braille stickers for visually-challanged

Last Updated: Sunday, January 20, 2013, 10:05

In a first initiative of its kind, Indian Railways is likely to introduce Braille stickers in trains for visually-challenged passengers.

Literary classics now in Braille

Last Updated: Saturday, May 12, 2012, 21:19

The Chennai-based Third Eye Charitable Trust has transcribed 19 popular classics in Bengali and English into Braille.

Tabla compositions now in Braille

Last Updated: Friday, March 09, 2012, 14:25

To help visually-challenged children learn classical Indian music, a new book having musical notations and tabla compositions in Braille has been launched.

Country`s first online Braille library launched

Last Updated: Thursday, January 05, 2012, 13:29

Visually impaired students can now `flip` through the pages of multilingual study books with the launch of the country`s first online Braille library.

EVMs to have info in Braille script

Last Updated: Saturday, December 24, 2011, 19:31

Casting a vote would be much easier for the visually-challenged as the Election Commission has decided to also use the Braille script on all EVMs.

Tagore`s works being converted into Braille

Last Updated: Monday, May 09, 2011, 09:24

Visually-challenged children will now be able to read classics of Tagore.

Pakistani hotel introduces braille menu for blind

Last Updated: Saturday, December 04, 2010, 13:13

A hotel in Islamabad has introduced a menu in braille for its visually impaired guests on World Disability Day.

Goa govt to make available all info in Braille

Last Updated: Thursday, November 04, 2010, 23:43

Goa has earned the distinction of becoming the first state in the country to get the government notifications published in the Braille script.