Prime Minister Narendra Modi released a biography of independent India`s first home minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in Braille, an official statement said.
Researchers have created smart gloves that can help the blind learn braille through vibrations.
A London-based company claims to have put the world`s first Braille phone, which costs just 60 pounds, for sale in UK.
In a remarkable feat, a visually challenged student in an Islamic studies centre here has memorised the Holy Quran entirely using the Braille script.
Two new computer program have laid the foundation for visually impaired musicians being able to read and write music.
Under the "Braille Quran for Every Visually Impaired in Palestine" campaign, 300 Quran books in Braille have been given out till now.
The Chennai-based Third Eye Charitable Trust has transcribed 19 popular classics in Bengali and English into Braille.
To help visually-challenged children learn classical Indian music, a new book having musical notations and tabla compositions in Braille has been launched.
Visually-challenged children will now be able to read classics of Tagore.
Goa has earned the distinction of
becoming the first state in the country to get the government
notifications published in the Braille script.
Day in Pics: 19th September
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