Audiology: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Ministry of I and B announces Accessibility Standards for the Hearing Impaired

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has announced the implementation of accessibility standards for television programmes for persons with hearing impairment. How Accessibility Standards would be Implemented? The Accessibility Standards would be implemented through the provision of captioning and Indian Sign Language. All news channels are required to carry a news bulletin with sign language ..

Nishtha Dudeja crowned as Miss Deaf Asia 2018

Nishtha Dudeja from Haryana has recently won the Miss Deaf Asia 2018 title at an international pageant held in Prague , Czech Republic. She is the first Indian to have won any title at the Miss Deaf World Pageant. Prior to this title, Nishtha had also won the 2018 Miss Deaf India title in Jaipur, ..

SOHUM

The Union Ministry of Science and Technology has launched SOHUM, an indigenously developed low-cost hearing screening device for newborns. The innovative medical device has been developed by the School of International Biodesign (SIB) startup Sohum Innovation Labs India Pvt Ltd under Department of Biotechnology (DBT) supported (SIB) The Sohum aims to make this battery-operated non-invasive screening device available ..

News Today January 6, 2010

Appointments / Elections/ ResignationsSenior BJP MLA CP Singh was today elected the new Speaker of Jharkhand Assembly. Politics:Amar Singh resigns from SPSamajwadi Party General Secretary Amar Singhresigns from his post and also as a member of the party Parliamentary Board citing ”health reasons”. Probably indicating his differences with Mulayam Singh Yadav. Health of SP has ..