8-year-old Puttur boy skates blindfolded for 150 km

Eight-year-old Bharathi Raja has created a world record by skating blindfolded for 150 km for close to 15-hours non-stop on Friday. 

published on : 24th April 2022

Neglect of hostels for visually-impaired children in Hyderabad upsets HC

The court noted the contents of the report that the hostels were not clean and as many as 30 students were crammed into a single room when its capacity of of only five students.

published on : 8th April 2022

AICB to open its South Indian headquarters in Hyderabad

AICB will also provide computer training to the visually challenged where they will be taught to file online forms and applications.

published on : 18th March 2022

Peaky Blinders sixth season to stream on Netflix from June 10

Production on the final season was initially planned to begin in March 2020 but was delayed due to the Covid pandemic.

published on : 12th March 2022

Maid blinds 73-yr-old with Harpic, Zandu Balm ‘eye drops’

In October, when she saw Hemavathi rubbing her eyes, Bhargavi offered to put some ‘soothing’ drops in the elderly lady’s eyes.

published on : 3rd March 2022

Odisha panchayat polls: Shantilal Sabar on a mission to skill blind youths

Shantilal Sabar could not pursue a higher degree but he has helped many other visually-impaired youths of Nuapada district complete their education in the last 10 years.

published on : 30th January 2022

Sarpanch post in sight for visually-challenged Santilal Sabar at Odisha's Gondamer panchayat

A resident of Dabri village under the GP, Sabar had contested the panchayat elections in 2007 but could not win.

published on : 22nd January 2022

Premature blind baby from Andhra Pradesh gains sight at Chennai hospital

The anaesthesia team, consisting of paediatric anaesthesioligists Dr Ramesh and Dr Jeenendhar Gothi, administered general anaesthesia to the baby who weighed only 1,200 grams.

published on : 17th January 2022

Early screening saves 3k babies from blindness

KIDROP comes as a saviour to help premature babies suffering from retinopathy of prematurity in Karnataka 

published on : 18th November 2021

The Blind Matriarch Book Review: Mighty Materfamilias

A contemporary family saga explores urban relationships in the face of an upheaval caused by the pandemic.

published on : 10th October 2021

‘This novel leans to resilience’: Namita Gokhale on her latest 

Out with her 20th book—The Blind Matriarch—Namita Gokhale tells Medha Dutta Yadav that she is already working on a research project close to her heart and a very special anthology.

published on : 10th October 2021

Peaky Blinders film to start rolling in 2023

The period crime series, Peaky Blinders, is getting made as a film. Steven Knight, the show’s creator, has confirmed that filming will begin in 2023.

published on : 9th October 2021

Lack of nutrition, poverty drive child blindness in Karnataka

Lockdown, gadgets add to trend, few paediatric ophthalmologists available

published on : 8th October 2021

Blind couple adds music to the lives of 30 orphaned counterparts in Odisha

Thanks to a blind couple from Cuttack district, 30 visually-impaired orphans, who earlier struggled to survive, are now earning money and respect from music.

published on : 26th September 2021

'All the Light We Cannot See' limited series greenlit at Netflix

"All the Light We Cannot See", which has received a series order from Netflix, comes from "Free Guy" director Shawn Levy and "Peaky Blinders" creator Steven Knight.

published on : 23rd September 2021
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