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Government websites: Access denied to special users
by Sanchia de Souza published Dec 07, 2008 last modified Apr 02, 2011 04:17 PM — filed under:
Article by L. Subramani in the Deccan Herald, 8 December 2008
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Blog Entry Groundbreaking disability rights activist Javed Abidi dies at 53
by Ambika Tandon published Mar 06, 2018 — filed under:
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) expresses profound regret at the demise of Mr. Javed Abidi, a groundbreaking disability rights activist.
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Blog Entry GST - A Barrier to Human Rights for Persons with Disabilities
by Nirmita Narasimhan published Jun 24, 2017 last modified Jun 25, 2017 02:15 PM — filed under:
The Centre of Internet & Society made a submission on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) which will be coming into play from July 2017 onwards. In this blog post Nirmita Narasimhan assesses the impact of GST on persons with disabilities.
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How India’s top firms fare in employing women and persons with disabilities
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 10, 2016 — filed under:
It is generally believed that the growth of the corporate sector in India has increased employment avenues for historically deprived sections of our society.
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How tech brings self-reliance to students with disabilities
by Prasad Krishna published May 29, 2016 — filed under:
Rakshit Malik, 18, has every reason to be pleased with himself. He just scored 96.4% in his Class 12 exam -the third-highest score in CBSE's disabled category.
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How tech is making life easier for differently-abled
by Admin published Nov 08, 2017 — filed under:
Scattered on technology specialist Amit Bagwe's desk beside his laptop are a Sam sung tablet and an iPhone7.
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Blog Entry Human Machine Interfaces: The History of an Uncertain Future
by Sharath Chandra Ram published Nov 30, 2012 last modified Jan 04, 2013 11:30 AM — filed under:
"Multimodal interfaces maybe re-engineered much more easily now and can transform the ways in which the physically,cognitively and sensorially disabled can access information and interact with the digital world", says Sharath Chandra Ram.
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Blog Entry ICT Accessibility in Sri Lanka
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 13, 2011 last modified Nov 08, 2011 10:32 AM — filed under:
During a recent visit to Lirne Asia in Colombo, thanks to the efforts of the Lirne Asia team, I had an opportunity to meet the Sri Lankan regulator-TRC, the ICT Agency-ICTA and the Jinnasena Trust to discuss their initiatives for providing ICT and Telecommunications access for persons with disabilities in Sri Lanka.
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ICT, transaction cost and development: The flip side
by Radha Rao published Nov 19, 2009 last modified Feb 05, 2013 08:56 AM — filed under: ,
A presentation by Prof. Pradoshnath at CIS, Bangalore on Nov 25th, 2009 from 3.30pm to 5pm
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IDAP Interview Series: Interview with Nirmita Narasimhan
by Nirmita Narasimhan published Nov 26, 2017 — filed under:
IDIA Disability Access Programme did an interview with Nirmita Narasimhan. This interview was conducted by Madhavi Singh and Anusha Reddy. The interview was transcribed by Veda Singh, IDIA intern and student at Jindal Global Law School.
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