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Disabled mentally challenged youth kept chained at home for 22 years; mother seeks PM’s help

India Disability News - Sun, 22/10/2017 - 15:32
stop parents from ensuring that such children get proper care and treatment. Get latest news & live updates on the go on your pc with News App. Download The Times of India news app for your device.

Global Burden of Disease study: Here are the top 10 killers in India

India Disability News - Sun, 22/10/2017 - 07:38
The latest Global Burden of Disease study lists ailments that are triggering most deaths and disabilities in India. DNA examines what all has changed over the past decades, and underlines that the government must scale up preventive and clinical services ...

HC directs Indraprastha University to admit student with blood disorder in MBBS

India Disability News - Sat, 21/10/2017 - 19:02
The university, however, informed the court that though thalassaemia was recognised as a disability under the new Act, its hands were tied in the absence of a go-ahead from the Medical Council of India (MCI) to treat a thalassaemia patient as being ...

Pollution responsible for 16% of deaths globally -- Lancet Commission

India Disability News - Sat, 21/10/2017 - 09:50
Children face the highest risks because small exposures to chemicals in utero and in early childhood can result in lifelong disease and, disability, premature death, as well as reduced learning and earning potential. Pollution is closely tied to climate ...

Delhi HC directs admission of student with blood disorder to MBBS

India Disability News - Sat, 21/10/2017 - 06:54
The university told the court that though thalassaemia was now recognised as a disability under the new Act, its hands were tied in the absence of a go-ahead from the Medical Council of India (MCI) to treat a thalassaemia patient as being entitled for ...

It’s the Govt, not the RBI that wants you to link Aadhaar with bank accounts, reveals RTI

India Disability News - Fri, 20/10/2017 - 22:01
Reserve Bank of India confirms it has not issued any instruction so far ... (MGNREGS), National Social Assistance Programme (Old Age Pensions, Widow Pensions, Disability Pensions) Prime Minister’s Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) and Employees’ Provident ...

My life story

New Access Hub Content - Fri, 20/10/2017 - 14:38

India on cusp of a unique revolution in a very Special Olympics event: Shriver

India Disability News - Thu, 19/10/2017 - 05:33
The event, started in 1968, is the world’s largest sports organisation for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. There are a total of 5.7 million athletes from 172 countries in this event. India has had limited success in the Olympics and ...

Through The Medium Of Comedy, This Woman Makes Strong Points On Disabilities & It's Inspiring!

India Disability News - Thu, 19/10/2017 - 03:50
Twitter For the uninitiated, Cerebral Palsy or CP, is a condition marked by impaired muscle coordination (spastic paralysis) and/or other disabilities, typically caused by damage to the brain before or at birth. Maysoon Zayid suffers from CP which makes ...

Constitution Bench: Fixing Responsibility

India Disability News - Wed, 18/10/2017 - 21:34
Speaking to India Legal, former judge of Bombay High Court Hosbet Suresh ... place of birth, residence, language, disability or tribe” will be punishable by two years in prison and Rs 5,000 fine. A second provision on “causing fear, alarm, or ...

They illuminate festivities

India Disability News - Wed, 18/10/2017 - 21:28
City-based organizations working with persons with disabilities (PwD) function as a bridge between ... Download The Times of India news app for your device.

Mumbai Elphistone Road stampede: Tragedy was inevitable as Railways turned blind eye to city's network

India Disability News - Wed, 18/10/2017 - 17:06
Whether almost 98 percent of railway stations on the Mumbai suburban network pose high risk or are "dangerous" to persons with disabilities and senior citizens? (d) And if so, whether the Railways is not able to decongest suburban stations on the pattern ...

World Trauma Day: Preventing and Managing Trauma in India

India Disability News - Wed, 18/10/2017 - 07:32
This day is marked to consider strategies for the prevention and management of traumatic events which occur every year in both India and South Africa. The World Health Organization recognizes trauma as a major cause of disability and death globally.

Government officials can't deny entitled benefits: KSHRC

India Disability News - Wed, 18/10/2017 - 06:06
She is receiving social welfare and disability pension. Though the government provides ... Get latest news & live updates on the go on your pc with News App. Download The Times of India news app for your device.

Govt gears up to implement Rs 1.2 lakh crore universal social security plan for poorest

India Disability News - Tue, 17/10/2017 - 11:12
What is the need for the scheme According to The Economic Times, India's total workforce currently stands at ... While the first category will ensure a mandatory pension, a death or disability insurance and maternity coverage, the second category comprises ...

Dura puja pandals becomes more disabled friendly

India Disability News - Tue, 17/10/2017 - 09:44
The organization takes prominent athletes with disabilities from the state to visit various puja ... Get latest news & live updates on the go on your pc with News App. Download The Times of India news app for your device.

Indian execs paying a high price for life in the fast lane

India Disability News - Tue, 17/10/2017 - 05:43
It isn’t India alone. Globally, more than 300 million people suffer from depression, the leading cause of disability, with many of these people also suffering from symptoms of anxiety. A recent World Health Organization-led study estimates that ...

I'm My Own Lawyer: Meet Indians Who Fought Their Own Cases

India Disability News - Tue, 17/10/2017 - 00:46
New Delhi: In a country as densely populated as India, and infamous for 27 million pending court ... “By that time the legislation for the disabled people known as the Disabilities Act had not passed. So there was also no state rule under the PWD act.

Centre to come up with Rs 1.2-lakh crore universal social security plan for poorest

India Disability News - Tue, 17/10/2017 - 00:33
The first of these comprises mandatory pension, insurance (both death and disability) and maternity coverage and the ... legislation governing social security coverage in the country. India's total workforce currently stands at 450 million, of which ...

Where should disabled move?

India Disability News - Mon, 16/10/2017 - 23:41
This is Faiz Road, where there are cars even on the footpath. In this car-friendly city, where should they walk? Get latest news & live updates on the go on your pc with News App. Download The Times of India news app for your device.

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