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An amazing assistive tool for people with visual disabilities was launched this week. The 6 by 6 app from Barrierbreak helps blind people to identify currency notes and also do a lot more. The app is available for free on the playstore for android phones.
In sports news, four deaf wrestlers from Haryana who won medals for the country at the Turkey Deaflympics are still waiting for prize money they were promised.
Activists have been raising voice against the sexual assault on women and girls. Activist are calling for a system to be enacted that will allow disabled girls, women to report sexual assault.
For people with disability who wish to join the Indian Civil Service here is a unique opportunity. Hosabelaku is a Bengaluru-based coaching centre that offers a one year residential course that is inclusive for disabled aspirants.
One of the most respected politician and DMK chief M Karunanidhi passed away at the age of 94 years. Karunanidhi remained an active politician despite being a wheelchair user and never lost an election. He was fondly called Kalaignar by his followers.
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