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Month: August 2018

The Vision for Cure – Blind Persons Can Join Medicine Says Supreme Court of India

Posted in Case Review, and Disability Support

In a recent judgment, the Supreme Court of India held that a person with blindness cannot be rejected admission to the Bachelors Program in Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) because of his low vision. PURSWANI ASHUTOSH, an aspiring medical doctor, approached the Supreme Court after he was denied admission by the Medical Council of India based on his visual disability, which exceeded forty percent, and therefore, was a bench mark disability under the Rights of Persons…

Roses

Posted in Short Stories

Note: This is a realistic story for teenagers. It was submitted as part of the course on writing for young readers. Genre: Realistic Fiction She was the most beautiful girl in the class. Heads always turned when she entered the classroom. It was Valentine’s Day, and she held a red rose in her hand. Many of her suitors looked at her expectantly as she made her way through the benches. To their disappointment, she ignored…