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From Ladakh Royalty to Serving UP’s Poorest. Meet India’s ‘Hardest Working’ IAS Officer

India Disability News - Thu, 18/10/2018 - 11:34
India has some of the most hardworking bureaucrats (IAS ... Samphel suffered a serious accident which seriously damaged his right leg, leaving him with a disability. Ranked second among Scheduled Trib...

India’s Best NGOs To Work For

India Disability News - Thu, 18/10/2018 - 07:55
“They forget that there are transnational non-profits such as Oxfam, global entities such as Teach for India, massive wide-reaching local ... says that their workforce includes people with disability, ...

India Is The Most Depressed Country In The World, Here’s How To Fight It Bravely Like These Survivors

India Disability News - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 11:38
Not surprisingly then, WHO ranks depression as the single largest contributor to global disability and major contributor to suicide deaths. -There is a huge gap between patients and mental health care ...

Want to change the mindset of people towards disability, says Kargil war hero Maj. D.P. Singh

India Disability News - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 09:08
New Delhi: Kargil war veteran and India's first blade runner, Major Devender Pal Singh, said he wanted to change the mindset of people towards disability and this is why he took up running with the pr...

Puja pandals in Kolkata remain out of bounds for the disabled

India Disability News - Mon, 15/10/2018 - 16:01
Community Durga pujas in Bengal — referred as open to all — do not encourage people with disabilities; most of them lack ramps or separate entrance Subhankar Manna touched the messages on the walls of ...

Asian Para Games 2018: India records best-ever show with 72 medals

India Disability News - Mon, 15/10/2018 - 05:19
India also won a bronze medal in the men’s C4 Individual ... The impairment category includes a number of different disabilities including people with amputations and cerebral palsy. F51/52/53 Categor...

High lead exposure causing intellectual disability in Indian children, says study

India Disability News - Mon, 15/10/2018 - 01:50
disability or early death as a result of the high blood lead levels. At low levels, one microgrammes per deciLitre of lead contamination in the blood causes more than half a point of IQ decrement. For ...

High lead causes intellectual disability in kids

India Disability News - Sun, 14/10/2018 - 18:08
Melbourne/ Hyderabad: High levels of lead contamination in the blood of children living in India may have a significant impact in lowering their IQ and increasing the risk of other diseases ...

High lead exposure causing intellectual disability in Indian children: Study

India Disability News - Sun, 14/10/2018 - 05:35
Today’s small-caps to be large-caps in few years, says Ambit’s Sushant Bhansali; shares multibagger formulaSushant Bhansali, Ambit Capital More time needed for confidence in small, mid cap stocks; wat...

Javelin thrower Sandeep Chaudhary wins India’s first gold at Asian Para Games

India Disability News - Sat, 13/10/2018 - 09:04
Chaudhary’s disability falls in the F42-44/61-64 category, which relates to limb deficiency, leg length difference, impaired muscle power or impaired range of movement. The athletes in this category c...

Unhappy with Air India apology, disability activist to approach Centre

India Disability News - Fri, 12/10/2018 - 18:21
Four days after disability activist Vivek Joshi, along with his father, was harassed by Air India staff at the Mumbai airport, the airline on Thursday issued an e-mail apology to Joshi. The airline ha...

Poll dept, Shishu Sarothi conduct meets for persons with disabilities

India Disability News - Fri, 12/10/2018 - 18:07
In addition to the guarantee of the ‘right to vote’ in the Constitution, the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (RPD) Act, 2016, specifically mandates that the Election Commission of India and State ...

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India Disability News - Fri, 12/10/2018 - 17:21
3-day national congress on higher studies concludes The 3-day National Congress on “Developing a Model Curriculum on Disability Studies for Higher Education in Indian Universities” organised by Societ...

CBSE comes up with exemptions for students with disabilities

India Disability News - Thu, 11/10/2018 - 18:16
In order to make students and school heads aware of the exemptions for persons with disabilities, the CBSE has sent a list of exemptions to be followed for such students in course of study and examina...

Para Asian Games 2018: Hope this medal is new beginning for para archers in India, says Harvinder Singh

India Disability News - Thu, 11/10/2018 - 17:04
Suffering from a disability in his left leg since his childhood due to ... I was reminded of all those training sessions and I hope this medal is a new beginning for para archers in India,” shared Sin...

Asian Para Games: Clean sweep of medals for India in men's high jump

India Disability News - Thu, 11/10/2018 - 15:32
In the same event, Rinku picked up a bronze medal to make it an India-dominated podium. The F46 category of disability covers upper limb deficiency, impaired musclepower or impaired range of movement. ...

Asian Para Games: Javelin thrower Sundar Singh Gurjar seals silver, India’s medal tally stands at four

India Disability News - Thu, 11/10/2018 - 14:01
The F46 category of disability covers upper limb deficiency, impaired muscle power or impaired range of movement.With this, India’s medal tally rose to four in Asian Para Games. Gurjar clinched his si...

India clinch 13 medals - one gold, four silver and eight bronze in the Asian Para Games today

India Disability News - Thu, 11/10/2018 - 13:58
In the same event, Rinku picked up a bronze medal to make it an India-dominated podium. The F46 category of disability covers upper limb deficiency, impaired muscle power or impaired range of movement ...

Asian Para Games 2018: Sharad Kumar leads India’s clean sweep in T42 high jump, medal count up to 50

India Disability News - Thu, 11/10/2018 - 13:21
In the same event, Rinku picked up a bronze medal to make it an India-dominated podium. The F46 category of disability covers upper limb deficiency, impaired muscle power or impaired range of ...

Asian Para Games: Sharad Kumar's record-breaking gold helps India make clean sweep in men's T42/63 high-jump

India Disability News - Thu, 11/10/2018 - 12:20
In the same event, Rinku picked up a bronze medal to make it an India-dominated podium. The F46 category of disability covers upper limb deficiency, impaired muscle power or impaired range of movement ...

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