On the 18th & !9th January 2020, Mirror Now aired a video about the Deaf community's demands to make Indian Sign Language official. In their video they interviewed Mr Alok Kejriwal Founder & CEO of ISH News, Deaf employees of Ishara restaurant in Mumbai and many Deaf students as well.
ISH News at Tata Mumbai Marathon 2020
Almost 200 Deaf individuals participated in the Tata Mumbai Marathon under the Champions with Disability category. The Marathon was held in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Deaf individuals came from different parts of India to participate in the marathon. Personalities such as Tiger Shroff, Udhav Thackeray, etc graced the event to interact with the participants. The 1.5 km distance was filled with joy and excitement. All the participants had a great time and displayed the power of the Deaf Community and sign language.
India Signing Hands Pvt. Ltd. was the proud receipient of the DLF Best News & Media Award 2019 in recognition of its excellence in promoting daily news, awareness and entertainment inthe best accessible format for the Deaf community.
Mr. Alok Kejriwal, the founder and CEO received the award from Dr. Pramod Sawant, the Chief Minister of Goa during the Opening Ceremony of the International Deaf Summit 2020 at Ravindra Bhavan, Margao, Goa. It was jointly organised by Deaf Leaders Foundation, Deaf Can Foundation and Inspiralive in collaboration with International Human Rights Association (IHRA).