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Sign Learn – Indian Sign Language Dictionary

The Central Government has launched the Sign Learn to make Indian Sign Language usage more widespread. Key facts Sign Learn is a mobile application-based Indian Sign Language Dictionary having 10,000 words. The application was launched by the Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Pratima Bhoumik. It was developed based on the Indian Sign ..

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September 23: International Day of Sign Languages – Update (September, 2022)

The International Day of Sign Language is observed on September 23 every year. Key facts The International Day of Sign Language is observed to promote the global awareness about the importance of sign language and make information and communication more accessible to people relying on sign language. The day commemorates the founding of the World ..

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September 23: International Day of Sign Languages

The International Day of Sign Languages was observed on September 23, 2021 to raise awareness regarding the importance of sign language. Key facts The day is observed every year by the UN General Assembly. It is observed with the objective of raising awareness on the importance of sign language in full realisation of human rights ..

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2019 edition of International Day of Sign Languages

The International Day of Sign Languages is observed every year on 23rd of September to raise awareness of the importance of sign language in the full realization of the human rights of people who are deaf. The theme for year 2019 is ‘Sign Language Rights for All’.

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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 ..

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The first-ever International Day of Sign Languages (IDSL-2018)

The International Day of Sign Languages (IDSL) is observed every year on September 23 along with International Week of the Deaf. It highlights the importance of sign language in the full realization of the human rights of people who are deaf. It is the first ever IDSL, which was officially adopted at the 72nd United ..

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