ILAM, March 12: The Association of the People with Visual Impairment in Ilam has distributed Android mobile phone to the visually impaired students.

KATHMANDU, March 6: Visually impaired Chitra Bahadur Khatri alias Amit KC on Tuesday filed a writ petition at the Supreme Court (SC) against the government saying that it barred him from scaling Mt. Everest.

MYAGDI, Nov 5: An ambitious student, who was deprived of higher education due to poor economic condition and lack of family support, has finally got an opportunity to complete her studies.

MYAGDI, September 7 :Aaita Bahadur Dorjee of Beni Municipality-2, Faparkhet of Myagdi district can be seen carrying his old and trusted baton and a hammer all the time. He wakes up early in the morning and routinely visits nearby schools and houses to grind stones. Although he is visually impaired, he shoulders a big responsibility of looking after his family.

KATHMANDU, Aug 21: Now the visually challenged people in the country could comprehend Nepali printed materials independently using Nepali Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software, which was launched here today amid a programme.

POKHARA, June 7: A total of 14 visually impaired students of Kaski district have been provided with special mobile phones in order to help them with their studies.

RAJBIRAJ, March 2: Four visually impaired students of Gamhariya Prabaha VDC have received free education along with hostel facilities.

BABIYACHAUR (Myagdi), Feb 20: An eight-year-old girl student died falling off a school building at Piple-9, Myagdi district on Sunday evening.

MYAGDI, Jan 1: Three schools running classes for visually and hearing impaired children in the district have received warm clothes and furniture worth around Rs 600,000.

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: A modern album 'Samhjautako Dhungavitra' by visually impaired singer Rupa Rai was released in the market on Saturday.

Visually yours

November 17, 2016 23:45 pm

Photo books are instrumental sources of photographs incorporated with texts that tell a visual story of what has been shot and how it has shaped the photographers that have taken the images. They are useful in studying the work of some of the really good photographers to find inspiration, develop your own ideas and style, and learn to visualize the world. Mandala Book Store displays various such photo books out of which The Week’s Joshna Karki picked the following six works that immortalizes the crafts, culture, lifestyle, norms and customs of the land of temples, Himalayas, adventure, and Travel – Nepal.

Books for the visually impaired

July 8, 2016 10:08 am

The debate of Braille vs. audio books has been simmering in the visually impaired community for a while now. There are people who believe it’s time to move on to ITC approved audio books as well as other similar audio based learning guides. They confidently claim that there is no need for Braille anymore.