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Sightless swimmers in the pool at the All Bengal Swimming Competition for the Sightless, 2017

Swimming Competition for the Sightless

The twelfth All Bengal Swimming Competition for the Sightless was held today at Rabindra Sarobar at the pool of Life Saving Society. This annual aquatic meet is being organized by Blind Persons’ Association since 2006. The number of participants is increasing every year. This time 178 sightless participants competed in […]

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Garha Bhanga by Dristihin

We are proud to announce the recording of Garha Bhanga, a novel by Dristihin, one of the founder members of Blind Persons’ Association. The real person behind this pseudonym “Dristihin” (sightless) was Madhusudan Majumdar (June 24, 1921 – November 29, 1981). He was well-known for the parts he played in […]

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Janbar Katha III by Debiprasad Chattopadhyaya

Recording of Janbar Katha III is now ready for distribution. This is the third book of the ten-book series. It covers the history of civilization from the Middle Age to the post World War II situation. Obviously, here we can learn of the most crucial events like the peasants’ rebellion, […]

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Shrutikalpa 1-2 on Youtube

Shrutikalpa 1-2, the Online Audio Quarterly in Bengali on Youtube First Year, Second Issue – 1 Shraban, 1424 Joint Editors: Saikat Kar and Arifuzzaman Theme Music, Bikash Chakraborty, Sanjoy Ghosh and Pradeep Sikdar Sampadakiya (on Helen Keller) , Read by Shila Biswas Stories Sei Tiktikita – Rupayan Acharjee, Read by […]

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The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Rules 2017 in Braille

The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Rules, 2017 came into force on June 15, 2017 through the Gazette Notification No. G.S.R. 591(E). The Central Government deserves special thanks for framing the Rules within six months of the publication of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 on December 28, […]

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Shrutikalpa (শ্রুতিকল্প)1-2

শ্রুতিকল্প ত্রৈমাসিক বাংলা শ্রুতি পত্রিকা প্রথম বর্ষ – দ্বিতীয় সংখ্যা : ১লা শ্রাবণ, ১৪২৪ যুগ্ম সম্পাদক – সৈকত কর এবং আরিফুজ্জামান আবহ সুর – বিকাশ চক্রবর্তী, সঞ্জয় ঘোষ ও প্রদীপ সিকদার সম্পাদকীয় (হেলেন কেলার) , পাঠ শীলা বিশ্বাস গল্প সেই টিকটিকিটা – রূপায়ণ আচার্য্য, পাঠ পিযূষ কান্তি মজুমদার কলমের মৃত্যু […]

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Keya Patar Nouko by Prafulla Roy, Third and Final Part in Audio

Our readers must be waiting for the third and final part of Keya Patar Nouko by Prafulla Roy. We are happy to announce the completion of the recording of the final part of this popular novel. Prafulla Roy (born on January 1, 1934) saw the Partition of India in 1947. […]

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Rights of Persons with Disabilities Rules, 2017 in Daisy

We have prepared a Daisy version of Rights of Persons with Disabilities Rules, 2017 which contains the entire English portion in text and synchronised computer-generated audio. It will be supported by Daisy players and devices. We regret that the forms could not be made adequately intelligible using the mechanical audio […]

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Sherlock Holmes in Braille Again, The Sign of Four

We are happy to present to our Braille readers the release of “The Sign of Four”, the second of the four Sherlock Holmes novels by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859 – 1930). You may have already read the first novel of the series, “A Study in Scarlet” which we embossed […]

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GST to Strike the Physically Challenged Hard

Assistive devices used by physically challenged persons are going to cost more in the new GST regime. All such items which are at present exempted from different forms of taxes like, sales tax, excise and customs duty, will attract 5 to 18 percent tax from 1st July, 2017 onwards. The […]