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iridium Interactive: An eye for humane practices

This article on iridium Interactive was featured in the NASSCOM EMERGE news letter, july ’08 under the section HR Factor .You can read the full aticle here When many companies prefer to pursue corporate social responsibility as an activity extraneous to organisational functions, Hyderabad –based iridium Interactive has embraced it as a human resource policy and is hiring the visually challenged without batting an eyelid.

PUNARBHAVA – a renewed becoming

Punarbhava is a Pali word for “renewed becoming”. It refers to the process of rebirth after death and is synonymous with samsara. Rebirth in Buddhism does not mean reincarnation, in the sense of an eternal, separate soul transferring to a new body. Rather it is the continuation of the psyche with its conditioning and habits. Each rebirth is a new life.

CauseanEffect Foundation’s day out with differently-abled people

23rd Dec 2007 Mandal Gandeed Dist RangaReddy, AP Objective: To help issue Disability Certificates, free bus passes and free rail passes to the differently abled persons of Gandeed Mandal, Ranga Reddy District by bring together Disabled Welfare Department of Government of Andhra Pradesh, Doctors from Government Hospitals, Mandal representatives, AP Road Transport and Indian Railways through the co-ordination of Cause an Effect Foundation.

India's first interactive portal for disabled community

Media Lab Asia, a unit of the Indian Department of Information Technology, and the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI), a federal body dealing with rehabilitation of the disabled, have jointly developed a portal for the differently-abled community in India named (For more information please visit This portal has been designed and developed by iridium Interactive, the leading ‘Fully Integrated Web Services Company’ in India. was launched today

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Web Accessibility Thought Leadership

As a thought leader in the Web Accessibility space, ii extends its support to the Disability initiative of NASSCOM foundation and sponsors the track at the prestigious India leadership forum 2007 held in Mumbai from 07th – 09th February 2007. Key highlights of this event included sessions, special tracks, round tables and panel discussions covering all the aspects of the IT and ITES industry. The Global CSR Conclave track covered

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For the differently-abled, Net is more than a click away

Can’t imagine life without WWW? For the 7.5 crore people with disabilities in India, the web is more than a mouse-click away. With most Indian websites — including government sites — failing to provide even minimum levels of accessibility, equal opportunity for all is still far from a reality. A report commissioned by the United Nations recently found that none of the Indian websites tested met even the most basic

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