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Ratna Nidhi Trust, Indian Army and MIMC organise free disability camp in Ladakh

India Disability News - Sat, 24/06/2017 - 13:19
Since 2001, Mumbai-based Ratna Nidhi has provided nearly 2.3 lakh equipments to people with disabilities in India including terror affected regions. Get latest news & live updates on the go on your pc with News App. Download The Times of India news app for ...

Some work hard to crack JEE & NEET

India Disability News - Sat, 24/06/2017 - 06:08
PUNE: From their first batch of NEET students at Prime Academy, five cleared the exam.Kiran Dapkar, who scored 425 marks, secured an all-India rank 14 in the OBC (physical disability) category. He also topped the OBC in the physical disability category in ...

Indian nurse forced into slavery in Saudi Arabia, Sushma Swaraj comes to rescue

India Disability News - Sat, 24/06/2017 - 04:18
Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, Swaraj told India’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Ahmad Javed ... Affairs Ministry to resolve difficulties being faced by a person with disability. Her response came after one Luv Kher requested to renew a passport ...

Coast Guard staffer disabled in accident gets Rs 97 lakh relief

India Disability News - Fri, 23/06/2017 - 17:50
he had not suffered a future loss of income on account of disability. The tribunal, however, awarded Rs 16.02 lakh on account of future loss of income. Get latest news & live updates on the go on your pc with News App. Download The Times of India news app ...

Learning Disabilities Associated With Suicide Attempt

India Disability News - Fri, 23/06/2017 - 16:21
Suicide attempts was much higher for women who had been diagnosed with learning disabilities (16.6%) compared to women who had not (3.3%) a new study by the University of Toronto had found. Men with learning disabilities also were more likely to have ...

Binge Drinking More Common in College Students With Disabilities

India Disability News - Fri, 23/06/2017 - 12:00
College students with disabilities binge drink more often than their non-disabled student peers, according to a study. The study, providing the first picture of alcohol use and binge drinking by US college students with disabilities, is out in Public ...

Devices that aid India’s disabled people are already hard to come by. GST will make it worse

India Disability News - Fri, 23/06/2017 - 08:33
The government has once again failed India’s large community of people with disabilities, this time in its drafting of the Goods and Services Tax. Many assistive devices for persons with disabilities and services for the disabled will be taxed at between ...

Man on wheelchair held with gold, rises on feet soon after being let off

India Disability News - Fri, 23/06/2017 - 06:34
MUMBAI: A businessman from Gujarat, who was feigning disability, was booked for allegedly trying to ... Download The Times of India news app for your device.

‘Govt must provide alternatives, not treat visually impaired like bechaari women’

India Disability News - Thu, 22/06/2017 - 07:20
Disability rights activists believe there needs to be a change ... their rights since they are not sensitised to this,” she says. A study conducted by All India Confederation of The Blind too mentions that blind women often need to be escorted to ...

Quota for acid attack victims in govt jobs likely

India Disability News - Wed, 21/06/2017 - 19:47
The move may stoke controversy as reservation in promotion of persons with disabilities is before the Supreme Court of India. Only those with such disabilities, with not less than 40 per cent of a specified disability, will be eligible for reservations in ...

Hike in quota for those with disabilities on cards

India Disability News - Wed, 21/06/2017 - 19:00
The law, which brings India’s disabilities legislation in line with the UN Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities, had raised the Central government job quota for the disabled from 3 per cent to 4. The law had clarified that such reservation ...

Acid victims to get reservation in govt jobs, promotions

India Disability News - Wed, 21/06/2017 - 18:25
The move may stoke controversy as reservation in promotion for persons with disabilities is before the Supreme Court of India. The vacancies earmarked will be for the posts of office assistants to Indian Administrative Service officers. “In case of ...

Acid attack victims to get reservation in government jobs

India Disability News - Wed, 21/06/2017 - 17:47
In yet another move aimed at helping the acid attack victims, the central government has now decided to give them reservation in central government jobs and promotions. According to PTI, a draft proposal in this regard has been prepared by the the ...

Acid attack victims to get reservation in govt jobs, promotions

India Disability News - Wed, 21/06/2017 - 15:33
The move may stoke controversy as reservation in promotion for persons with disabilities is before the Supreme Court of India. The vacancies earmarked will be for the posts of office assistants to Indian Administrative Service officers. "In case of direct ...

Obtaining disability certificate still an uphill task for parents of challenged kids

India Disability News - Wed, 21/06/2017 - 15:32
KOLKATA: Tangra resident Kanchan Sharma had to run from pillar to post to get a disability certificate for son Ankit now 12. From local councilors and then rounds of hospitals, the homemaker finally got the certificate two years ago, after waiting for one ...

Acid attack survivors may get reservation in govt jobs, promotions

India Disability News - Wed, 21/06/2017 - 15:26
The move, however, may stoke controversy as reservation in promotions for persons with disabilities is before the Supreme Court of India. The vacancies earmarked will be for the posts of office assistants to Indian Administrative Service officers.

Acid victims to get reservation, promotions in government jobs

India Disability News - Wed, 21/06/2017 - 13:46
The move may stoke controversy as reservation in promotion for persons with disabilities is before the Supreme Court of India. The vacancies earmarked will be for the posts of office assistants to Indian Administrative Service officers. “In case of ...

Acid attack victims to get reservation in government jobs, promotions

India Disability News - Wed, 21/06/2017 - 12:57
The DoPT's proposal may face some legal hurdles as the matter relating to reservation in promotion for persons with disabilities is pending before the Supreme Court of India. The vacancies earmarked will be for the posts of office assistants to Indian ...

DoPT proposes reservations for acid attack victims

India Disability News - Wed, 21/06/2017 - 10:42
The move may stoke controversy as reservation in promotion for persons with disabilities is before the Supreme Court of India. The vacancies earmarked will be for the posts of office assistants to Indian Administrative Service officers. "In case of direct ...

Acid victims to get reservation in government jobs, promotions

India Disability News - Wed, 21/06/2017 - 09:29
The move may stoke controversy as reservation in promotion for persons with disabilities is before the Supreme Court of India. The vacancies earmarked will be for the posts of office assistants to Indian Administrative Service officers. "In case of direct ...

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