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  • Poonam Natrajan congratulates ‘MAHIR’ and calls for Continous Improvement in Quality

    August 22nd, 2016 by

    Former Chairperson of National Trust for Persons with Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation, Mental Illness and Autism, Ms. Poonam Natrajan while talking with VRNeighbours termed ‘Mahir’ as great and a welcome initiative. She felt that an online portal is truly one of the answers for marketing products made by Persons with Disabilities (PwDs). She added that she only wants that the products sold on a platform should be of good quality and charity should not take precedence.  Selling in the name […]

  • Nikhil the Young Tabla Sensation

    August 22nd, 2016 by

    Vandana, Nikhil’s mother feels that he has a strong internal rhythm set. Nikhil, who in childhood used to bang pencils on everything in the house to hear how different objects tend to sound, is now in the second year of learning Tabla. Always fond of learning Tabla, he picks up the rhythm quickly and plays Tabla very well. Vandana, Nikhil’s mother feels that he has an internal rhythm set that is very strong. Right from childhood, he used to bang […]

  • Monika Considers Disability as Opportunity.

    August 22nd, 2016 by

    Monica, Deputy Manager Voice And Accent IBM India, a mother and visually impaired, who learnt music and now peruses it as a hobby follows the  quote of the then principal of the school that said, ‘Strengthen your strengths and weaken your weaknesses.’ She considers disability as an opportunity and thanks her parents for support. She calls thorns as stepping stones, you get over as you evolve. She feels disability is one of the factors that describe her unique identity. Monica, […]

  • Kabir Siddiqui Outlines the Objectives of MAHIR

    August 22nd, 2016 by

    Kabir Siddiqui, founder Managing Sectary of We The People Of India speak about new portal Mahir by his foundation that aims at providing quality products made by persons with disabilities online, offline and to the corporate that will also alter the general notion among masses that persons with disabilities cannot do anything. Kabir Siddiqui, a founder Managing Sectary of We The People Of India, who was previously associated with the Rehabilitation Council of India as Media Head, told VRNeighbours that […]

  • Lalshree Recounts her Journey as A Singer.

    August 22nd, 2016 by

    Lalshree, who sang at the Dhoon Foundation recollection the how she started singing in school and people who have supported her on the way. This includes her family, her sister, Jaishree Verma, Hamid Raza Khan and her mother, who is also her inspiration. Lalshree, who performed on Mausam Hai Aashiqana from the film Pakeeza at Chhoona Aasmaan event, said she has been singing since the age of seven. She got into singing after her school, where VIPs and leader visited […]

  • Dhoon Foundation Creates a Platform to Empower PwDs with Support of MAHIR

    August 17th, 2016 by

    “Don’t be pushed around by your problems. Be led by your Dreams.” The government right now is giving a lot of stress on ‘Skill India’ where every citizen of the country is able to earn a decent living by developing the potential skills in him. The same holds true for Persons with Disabilities (PwDs), who are capable of doing a lot if their skills get properly developed and their efforts reach to a maximum number of people. Dhoon Foundation is […]

  • Breast Feeding: A Boon for Both Mother and Child

    August 6th, 2016 by

    In traditional Indian society, a mother has a very special place. Our Indian society considers the place of mother equivalent to the Almighty God because it is the mother, who not only gives birth to a child but also helps to sustain him or her by providing the milk through breastfeeding. There was a time not too long ago when some educated women were not too keen on breastfeeding, putting forward an argument that it has a poor effect on their health. Researchers have now […]

  • Awareness & Knowledge – A Way to Know & Confront Hepatitis

    July 30th, 2016 by

    More than 50 million people are infected with Hepatitis Virus in India. Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver and it has become both preventable and treatable with the advancements in medical therapies. On the occasion of World Hepatitis Day, VRNeighbours had an interaction with Dr. Kaushal Madan (Director- Artemis Centre of Excellence for Digestive and Liver Diseases) on the current challenges for clinicians like him to manage and what a common man need to know to prevent Hepatitis. From […]

  • Teenage Girl Becomes the Focuse of World Population Day – July 11

    July 11th, 2016 by

    There may be various reasons for the growth of populations in different parts of the world. One of the main contributors to the growth population, which has put a tremendous pressure on the available resources, is the marriage of girls at the early age in some parts of the globe like South-East Asia.   The United Nations has been observing the World Population Day since 1989 to highlight the huge challenge of increasing population facing the world. It has been […]

  • World Day To Combat Desertification And Drought Aims At Creating Awareness

    June 17th, 2016 by

    World Day to Combat Desertification SDG13 Climate Action
    In recent times, world has been facing new challenges which has not been experienced in the past. Countries along with their leaders in respective communities are trying to understand these new challenges and making an attempt to find solutions on daily basis. The biggest challenge faced today is the lack of knowledge and the larger implications associated with these problems. The very 1st step is to understand the micro and macro issues behind these problems and then creating awareness to […]


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