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Power of reading books: World book day

Yes, we are living in digital era today; but reading a printed book gives a unique pleasure. Advantage of reading a physical book is that we get memorised quickly. I have experienced that by reading a book of our choice will give us relaxation and best thing to get sleep. Yes, we can read books […]

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CPWA, CPACC, WAS – what are all these?

My readers may have noticed something like CPWA, CPACC and WAS added to my profile on various platforms. Thought I would write a quick post describing what these acronyms are meant. These are certifications by International Association of Accessibility Professionals for people working in the area of Accessibility. CPACC – Certified Professional in Accessibility Core […]

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General Indian Festivals

Greetings on the auspicious occasion of Maha Shivarathri

Maha Shivarathri is one of the auspicious festivals in India where people offer special worship to Lord Shiva. This is also a festival where people do fasting and observe night staying awake. More about Maha Shivarathri Maha Shivaratri is a Hindu festival celebrated annually in honour of the god Shiva. There is a Shivaratri in […]

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Greetings on the eve of new year 2018

Just returning from a week long vacation with family. A detailed post will be published soon. Meanwhile, wishing all my readers a happy 2018. Good luck.

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Thank you readers of 2017; you inspire me to write more!

On my website, 2017 has seen a lot more traffic than ever before; for the first crossed view count of 2,500 in a month. Here is a trending graph of 2017. Below is an alternate version as a table. Month Views January 1571 February 1264 March 1479 April 1433 May 1506 June 1685 July 2753 […]

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Observation with Service providers; they need us to sign a lot of documents; but they would not want to sign-up in writing

As we know, we need to sign-on several documents when we apply for any service or a transaction; but do we ever ask service provider anything in writing? Recently we have applied for broadband connection from ACT Fiber; they have visited home and got us signed on a few documents along photo copy of documents […]

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Belief matters; a story about why do Hindus believe in worshipping idols

This is a story that I have read in WhatsApp sent by someone and I agree. Even today there are a lot of people who thinks why do people worship Idols made out of stone while they claim God is everywhere. Same was the thought for a king who have asked the same to Swami […]

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My message on the eve of 71st Independence Day of India

Good morning! Ah, it is 71 years that we got freedom in India. What we need to remember is that this celebration is not about singing national songs, sharing picture of national flag on social media… we should all contribute towards growth of our country. If each of us perform our duties with sincerity, that […]

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Update: GST on Disability related aids and appliances – still need some rollback

Due to energetic and continued efforts put in by disability activists and others across the country, there has been some progress. Here is a quick updated shared by Mr. Javed Abidi of NCPEDP. Based on the 16th GST Council meeting, the rates have now been revised and are as follows: Braille Typewriters – 5% Braille […]

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GST affects lives of people with disabilities

Government of India is almost set to roll out Goods and Services Tax. Goods and Services Tax (GST) is an indirect tax throughout India to replace taxes levied by the central and state governments. It was introduced as The Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty Second Amendment) Act 2017, following the passage of Constitution 122nd Amendment […]

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