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Orissa Boy Invents Unique Communication Device For Paralysed
A 17-year-old schoolboy
here has claimed to have invented a device which can enable a paralysed person to communicate using the muscles of his forehead.// The 'Galbenator' invented by Apurv Mishra has earned him the third position in the engineering category at the recent...
Bihar schoolboy dies in fight over front bench
A 12-year-old schoolboy
in Bihar lost his life when some students pushed him from the front bench in class and he fell hitting his head// on the floor. Qamar Irfan, a Class 5 student of Sarda Convent School in Darbhanga district's Manihas village, died Thursday. Police sa...
World's Oldest High-wire Artiste Hums Along at 98
...not giving up now,' declares Thurano with a cheeky schoolboy
grin. 'Keep happy, I say. Maybe I'll make 100.' Asked about the secret of his old age, he reckons he did nothing special. 'I ate what anyone eats: lots of fruit, but I like meat and pasta too. I even used to smoke, until I was 50. 'I don't do a...
Double Amputee Finishes Last, but Still Looks Forward to Beijing Olympics
...legs amputated at 11 months, yet played rugby as a schoolboy
until an injury steered him toward running five years ago, by now using blades an Icelandic company modeled after the curvature of the legs of the cheetah. At the Paralympics in 2004 in Athens, he won the 100, 200 and 400 meters. At the 400 tune-up...