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Republic Day delight for hearing impaired people

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 21:26

For the first time, the Republic Day parade telecast on national TV featured simultaneous sign language interpretation for the hearing impaired people.

Man gets 10 yr`s RI for raping deaf and dumb athlete

Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 22:05

A North Dinajpur district court on Saturday sentenced a 28-year-old man to 10 years rigorous imprisonment for raping a deaf and dumb athlete in June.

Device that translates sign language into text for deaf

Last Updated: Sunday, July 21, 2013, 19:36

Researchers have developed a novel computer system that enables deaf people to translate gestures used in sign language into text.

Man arrested for raping deaf and dumb daughter-in-law in West Bengal

Last Updated: Monday, May 27, 2013, 21:50

A man was arrested on Monday for allegedly raping his deaf and dumb daughter-in-law in Nadia district, police said.

Deaf Nehal Bhogaita crowned Miss India Worldwide

Last Updated: Friday, May 03, 2013, 11:29

Britain`s Nehal Bhogaita has won the title of Miss India Worldwide, making her the first deaf to win the beauty pageant.

IGNOU to start courses for deaf students

Last Updated: Sunday, October 14, 2012, 17:15

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will soon start undergraduate, post-graduate and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) courses for deaf students, an official said Sunday.

`Efforts on in Pak to send deaf and mute Indian girl`

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 14, 2012, 10:08

Sindh government has contacted a welfare foundation to get details of a deaf and mute Indian woman, who had strayed into Pak at least 13 years ago.

Deaf-mute Indian woman stranded in Pak desperate to go home

Last Updated: Saturday, August 11, 2012, 14:37

A deaf and mute Indian woman, who inadvertently strayed into Pakistan at least 12 years ago, is desperate to return home to her parents.

Deaf and dumb are valid witnesses: SC

Last Updated: Monday, May 21, 2012, 21:00

The testimony of deaf and dumb witnesses can by relied upon by courts as they are competent, Supreme Court ruled.

Fresh probe into deaf and dumb youth`s death

Last Updated: Monday, March 12, 2012, 20:53

Jharkhand government on Monday announced a fresh probe into the death of a deaf and dumb youth.

Sri Lanka`s deaf march for equal rights, jobs

Last Updated: Friday, July 29, 2011, 13:12

Sri Lanka`s deaf are marching through the streets of Colombo to demand social recognition.

Viagra has almost turned ‘sex-loving’ Hugh Hefner deaf!

Last Updated: Saturday, June 18, 2011, 12:29

Two 21-year-old twins, who were the former lovers of Hugh Hefner have revealed that the ‘Playboy’ chief has gone partially deaf.