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The Hound of the Baskervilles, Another Sherlock Holmes Novel in Braille

Sherlock Holmes comes back in Braille again, this time hunting for the hound of the Baskerville. We are proud to announce the release in Braille this wonderful detective novel, “The Hound of the Baskerville”, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859 – 1930). This is perhaps the most famous of the […]

Inauguration of Braille Printer

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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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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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 […]

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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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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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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 […]

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The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 in Braille

We are happy to present to our readers THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, 2016 in Braille. We have added a table of contents to this Braille version using the margin texts. It will enable readers to quickly locate any chapter or section. It will give the reader a […]

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Gita Govindam in English Braille

Gita Govindam by Kavi Jayadeva in English Braille is our first release of 2017. We are also proud to announce its publication on Mon. Louis Braille’s 208th birth anniversary. Jayadeva’s Gita Govindam is one of the most popular Sanskrit works in India. Its verse and musical cadence have greatly contributed […]