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No ATMs in Goa meet RBI’s accessibility guidelines: Survey

According to the survey, most banks either had stairs or were built on elevated platforms, while some of them were on levelled grounds, but the parking area blocked the entrance of the ATM

Banks have been advised by the Reserve Bank of India to provide talking ATMs with braille keypads for people with disability (Representative/File Photo)
Updated on May 29, 2023 06:56 PM IST

These UPSC candidates defy disability to achieve their dreams

UPSC 2022: There are candidates who defy all odds and do not let disability become a hurdle in their success, and establish themselves as an inspiration.

Suraj Tiwari and Akhila BS(Twitter/ ANI)
Published on May 25, 2023 01:20 PM IST

Acid attack survivor braves challenges, scores 95% in CBSE Class 10 exams

A Class 10 student at Chandigarh’s Institute for the Blind Sector 26, who was the victim of an acid attack at the age of 3, aspires to become a civil servant.

Kafi, a 16-year-old student and an acid attack survivor scored 95.2% in the CBSE Class 10 exams. (HT Filr)
Updated on May 13, 2023 06:19 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Odisha hikes compensation amount for deaths due to human-wildlife conflict

Any human being who suffers a disability of more than 60% in wild animal attack, will get a compensation of ₹2.5 lakh while others suffering disability of less than 60%, will be provided ₹1.5 lakh

The compensation for the deaths of livestock in wild animal attacks has also been hiked. (Representative file image)
Updated on May 03, 2023 08:07 PM IST
ByDebabrata Mohanty

Review: I Have Autism and I Like to Play Bad Tennis by Debashis Paul

A father’s memoir of raising a son with autism spectrum disorder will comfort parents in similar situations and educate those who know little about the condition

While there was never a formal diagnosis, it is believed that American icon Andy Warhol’s autism shaped his art. (Brownie Harris/Corbis via Getty Images)
Updated on Apr 29, 2023 10:30 PM IST
ByChintan Girish Modi
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