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Nivedita by Sharmila Basu Dutta

Was Sister Nivedita true to Swami Vivekananda to the end? It’s time to ponder over this question while we are approaching the 150th birth anniversary of Sister Nivedita (October 28, 1867 – October 13, 1911), an Irish social worker and a devoted Indian activist. She could have spent her life […]

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Shrutikalpa 1-1

শ্রুতিকল্প ত্রৈমাসিক বাংলা শ্রুতি পত্রিকা প্রথম বর্ষ – প্রথম সংখ্যা : ১লা বৈশাখ, ১৪২৪ যুগ্ম সম্পাদক – সৈকত কর এবং আরিফুজ্জামান আবহ সুর – বিকাশ চক্রবর্তী, সঞ্জয় ঘোষ ও প্রদীপ সিকদার সম্পাদকীয়, পাঠ – সৈকত কর গল্প এক টুকরো আবেগ – কল্পনা মণ্ডল, পাঠ – শীলা বিশ্বাস ভয়ে – রূপায়ন […]

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Geography (Bhoogol) in Bengali Braille for Competitive Exams

We frequently receive requests for embossing Braille books for competitive exams. We have come up with a one-volume book “Bhoogol” (geography), an adaptation or extract from Chapter 4 of the voluminous Railway Recruitment Challenger published by Chaya Prakashani of Kolkata under the series Chaya Career Books. This book will help […]

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Shrutikalpa

We are going to start Shrutikalpa, an online audio magazine in Bengali very soon. To be webcast twice a year, it will contain literary features like stories and poems, and articles on current problems. Anybody, sightless or sighted, may contribute to the magazine. Although it will be an audio magazine, […]

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100% Tax Exemption on Donation

You may obtain benefit of 100% tax exemption on your donation to Blind Persons’ Association. Section 35AC of the Income Tax Act, 1961 provides this unique facility to those donors who contribute exclusively for the Braille press and library project of the organisation. Donation u/s35AC is to be entered under […]

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The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 in Daisy

Daisy version of THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, 2016 has been uploaded at https://www.sendspace.com/file/xjavao We are sorry that we have to upload it on a public server on account of some technical problems. This daisy edition is in the form of a folder in zipped form. You have […]

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Applications Invited for Scholarship for 2016-17

Applications are invited for Kamalendu Bhattacharya Memorial Scholarship for the year 2016-17 from successful visually challenged candidates who have passed Madhyamik (Secondary) Pariksa in West Bengal in 2016. Willing candidates are requested to send their application with the following: Application with biodata, forwarded by the head of the institution Copies […]

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BPA Requests FM to Continue S35AC and Withdraw Limit On Dash Donation

Donation to charitable organisations is likely to decrease substantially after this year’s budget. NGOs will lose potential donors as the 100% exemption from Income Tax on donations u/s35AC will no longer be available from F.Y. 2017-18, as announced in the budget for 2016-17. In addition to it, the Hon’ble Finance […]

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Janbar Katha II by Debiprasad Chattopadhyaya

Janbar Katha II is the second book of the ten-book series edited by Debiprasad Chattopadhyaya. We feel proud to record for our young readers such an important book. Although meant for the teenagers, this book will attract readers of all ages. This second volume is a book of history that […]

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CliffsNotes on Shakespeare’s King Lear

We are happy to release in Braille CliffsNotes on King Lear. It is studied in most universities in India. We hope, this would be a comprehensive study guide to this play by Shakespeare. Written by Sheri Metzger, it contains scenewise summary and commentaries followed by a very useful glossary for […]