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Deccan Chronicle – 27th September, 2009
by Radha Rao published Sep 29, 2009 last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:50 PM — filed under:
Nirmita Narasimhan, Programme Manager, CIS, speaks at the launch of ‘Right to Read’ campaign. Loyola College in the city on Saturday launched the campaign to amend the Indian Copyright Act, 1957, and give visually challenged and dyslexic people better access to printed books in the form of Braille copy and big prints.
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Right to Read campaign - Chennai (NDTV, Hindu)
by Radha Rao published Sep 29, 2009 last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:50 PM — filed under:
The first event was covered by NDTV Hindu and an interview with Rahul Cherian and Nirmita Narasimhan was telecast on 26th September.
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Tara Textreader, a boon for the visually-challenged
by Radha Rao published Sep 29, 2009 last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:52 PM — filed under:
An article by M Ramya – Times of India, 26th September, 2009
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‘Right to read’ campaign launched (The Hindu)
by Radha Rao published Sep 29, 2009 last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:52 PM — filed under:
An article in The Hindu, 29th September, on the 'Right to Read' campaign, launched on 26th Sept, in Loyola College, Chennai
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‘Right to Read’ campaign launched - Fighting against copyright regulations
by Radha Rao published Sep 29, 2009 last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:54 PM — filed under:
To highlight the issues faced by persons with print disability – those deprived of Indian books due to unfriendly copyright regulations – a group of organisations launched the Right To Read (R2R) campaign on September 26 - an article by L Subramani, Sep 28th, Bangalore, Deccan Herald.
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A fight for the Right to Read
by Radha Rao published Sep 24, 2009 last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:53 PM — filed under:
The copyright Law remains blind to the rights of the Visually Impaired - An article by N T Balanarayan, DNA Bangalore - 24th September, 2009
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The Right to Read Campaign
by Radha Rao published Sep 23, 2009 last modified Aug 17, 2011 08:45 AM — filed under:
The nationwide Right to Read campaign will begin with road shows in four metros and will then be taken up in different cities. There will be half day events with publicity. Events shall comprise presentations, debates and demonstrations, book reading sessions and stalls where various accessibility tools will be demonstrated. The first roadshow is to be held at Loyola College on 26th September.
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National Workshop on Web Accessibility
by Radha Rao published Sep 18, 2009 last modified Aug 31, 2011 10:46 AM — filed under: ,
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) and Society for Promotion of Alternative Computing and Employment (SPACE) are organizing a workshop on web accessibility for web developers from the public and private sector from September 25th to 26th, 2009.
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Now, online books for disabled persons
by Radha Rao published Sep 15, 2009 last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:58 PM — filed under:
An article by L Subramani – Deccan Herald (6th Sept, 2009)
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Asia-Pacific Regional Forum on Mainstreaming ICT Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities
by Radha Rao published Aug 21, 2009 last modified Apr 02, 2011 03:16 PM — filed under:
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) jointly with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) and in partnerships with the Global Initiative for Inclusive ICTs (G3ict), the National Telecommunications Commission of Thailand (NTC), the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (DBCDE), Australian Government, and National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC) Thailand are organising the "Asia-Pacific Regional Forum on Mainstreaming ICT Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities" to be held in Bangkok, Thailand from 25 to 27 August 2009. The Forum is hosted by the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) Thailand, Government of Kingdom of Thailand. Ms. Nirmita Narasimhan, Programme Manager, Centre for Internet and Society, India will be giving a presentation on Policy Formulation for Internet and Electronic Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities.
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