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Confusion with Coins and Notes

We, the blind people, are often asked how we identify currency notes and coins. Perhaps all of us have faced this question from our colleagues, vendors and fellow-passengers. This is a universal curiosity. Everybody wants to keep count of his own money. And this is a problem we, the blind […]

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BPA Receives Braille Printer from Oriental Insurance

Oriental Insurance Company, a Government of India undertaking, has donated a Braille printer to Blind Persons’ Association of Kolkata. The Swedish machine, purchased at a cost of Rs. 2.8 lakh, will increase the production capacity of the Braille printing facility of the organisation at Lal Bihari Shah Braille Academia. The printer […]

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Kamalendu Bhattacharya Memorial Scholarship 2017 for Blind Students

Applications are invited for Kamalendu Bhatacharya Memorial Scholarship of Rs. 3,600 in two annual installments. applicants who pass the secondary examination (Madhyamik Pariksa) in West Bengal in 2017 are eligible for this scholarship. This is a merit-cum-means scholarship, i.e., the results and the circumstances of the students are taken into […]

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BPA’s Podcasts (Volume VI) by Various Authors

Volume VI of BPA’s Podcasts is ready for distribution. It contains fourteen new short stories which you heard during October 2016 to September 2017. This collection does not include Ajeya Ray’s Jamon Ichha Sajo, as it was previously included in the compilation “Chotoder Galpa”. The stories you will find in […]

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Shrutikalpa 1-3 on Youtube

The third issue or puja issue of Shrutikalpa is now available as a playlist on the Shrutikalpa Channel of Youtube. We hope, now everybody will enjoy this bengali audio magazine on Youtube during the puja holidays. Listen and share with friends on social networking sites.

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Shrutikalpa 1-3

শ্রুতিকল্প ত্রৈমাসিক বাংলা শ্রুতি পত্রিকা প্রথম বর্ষ – তৃতীয় সংখ্যা : ২রা আশ্বিন, ১৪২৪ যুগ্ম সম্পাদক – সৈকত কর এবং আরিফুজ্জামান আবহ সুর – বিকাশ চক্রবর্তী, সঞ্জয় ঘোষ ও প্রদীপ সিকদার সম্পাদকীয়, পাঠ শীলা বিশ্বাস গল্প কবে হবো দাদার মতো বড়ো – অরিত্র চৌধুরী, পাঠ শিলা বিশ্বাস ডিটেক্টিভ – মঞ্জু […]

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Janbar Katha IV by Debiprasad Chattopadhyaya Ed.

We are happy to come up with the fourth book of the Janbar Katha series edited by the renowned philosopher, Shri Debiprasad Chattopadhyaya. Shri Chattopadhyaya concentrated on the history of civilization in the second and third book. The fourth and fifth books will focus on the development of science and […]

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Professor Tarun Sanyal Is No More

We were shocked to learn of the passing away of Professor Tarun Sanyal at the age of eighty-five early this morning from our friends. Professor Sanyal was known to us from the eighties. As a professor he was a close friend of his students. of our sightless members had the […]

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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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