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Other Worlds Are Possible

India Disability News - 9 hours 29 min ago
Essam, who is a big fan of India and Bollywood, grew up in a small Arab village ... a non-profit that promotes inclusivity for people with disabilities through adventure sports. Yes – other worlds are indeed possible. Reach out to this foundation and ...

Inspiration! Hubballi Man Teaches Yoga Despite Losing Both Legs to Road Accident

India Disability News - 11 hours 20 min ago
It was on November 11, 2017, when a speeding lorry collided with Hiremath’s two-wheeler on Magadi Road in Bengaluru and took away both his legs, reported the Times of India. “My commitment to yoga has not died down. I started teaching yoga to people ...

India sees 23% rise in suicides from 2000-2015, men at higher risk: Report

India Disability News - 12 hours 53 min ago
India has recently put in place a mental health policy to ... Beside deaths, a large number of people suffered non-fatal injuries, including disability, the NHP report prepared by Central Bureau of Health Intelligence said.

NEET 2018: Plea against lowering cut-off in medical PG courses

India Disability News - 13 hours 3 min ago
Admission to postgraduate seats in medical colleges in India is based on performance in the National ... need to secure a minimum of marks at the 40th percentile. Persons with disabilities, on the other hand, have to secure marks at the 45th percentile.

23% rise in suicides in India during 2000-2015

India Disability News - Wed, 20/06/2018 - 20:00
India has recently put in place a mental health policy to ... Beside deaths, a large number of people suffered non-fatal injuries, including disability, the NHP report prepared by Central Bureau of Health Intelligence said.

Need to recognize physical, mental aspects of disability: Army chief

India Disability News - Wed, 20/06/2018 - 15:33
New Delhi, June 20 - Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat on Wedneday said there was a need to recognise both physical and mental aspects of disability and provide comprehensive care to the disabled soldiers to help them reintegrate into the society. Speaking at a ...

Focus on persons with disability in National Sample Survey

India Disability News - Tue, 19/06/2018 - 11:22
Survey of Persons with Disability will be given main focus in the 76th round ... Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of India. The nationwide Socio-Economic Survey is going to be conducted from July 1 to December 31, 2018.

Rayzon Global, Developing World Class Sports Infrastructure in India

India Disability News - Tue, 19/06/2018 - 10:04
India is gradually - providing sports facilities for every ... The other schemes are Scheme for Promotion of Sports among Persons with Disabilities; Scheme of Assistance for Anti-Doping Activities and Urban Sports Infrastructure Scheme.

173 Million Sexagenarians by 2026: Is India Prepared to Care For Its Senior Citizens?

India Disability News - Mon, 18/06/2018 - 12:33
India is going through major demographic ... psychological and biological factors that are responsible for mental illness in the elderly such as physical disability; disease of the adrenal, thyroid, pituitary or other glands; medications; malnutrition ...

Certificate in Care Giving (B LEVEL) 2018 @ NIEPMD, Chennai

India Disability News - Mon, 18/06/2018 - 10:21
National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disabilities (Divyangjan) (NIEPMD) East Coast Road, Muttukadu, Kovalam Post Chennai - 603112,Tamil Nadu, India.Tel: 044- 27472113, 27472046 Toll Free No:18004250345Fax: 044- 27472389 Email ...

Dad plays sheet anchor as son overcomes disability

India Disability News - Sat, 16/06/2018 - 20:03
Subhash Joshi also prays that he remains healthy. Stay updated with all the Latest Jalandhar headlines here. For more exclusive & live news updates from all around India, stay connected with NYOOOZ.

Can a person with poor eyesight become a doctor: Supreme Court to decide

India Disability News - Sat, 16/06/2018 - 07:47
The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to examine whether a person suffering from disability of 'low vision', in which eyesight ... 2018 under physically handicapped category and has scored all India rank of 4,68,982 and category Physically Handicapped rank ...

Hyderabad Twins With Mental Disability Killed Allegedly By Uncle

India Disability News - Sat, 16/06/2018 - 05:15
12-year-old twins with mental disability were killed allegedly by their uncle in ... For more exclusive & live news updates from all around India, stay connected with NYOOOZ. Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho jumped to the defence of David de Gea ...

SC allows NEET qualified ‘visually challenged’ to be examined for disability

India Disability News - Fri, 15/06/2018 - 17:46
the Medical Board certifies persons only with locomotive disability to take MBBS course under the disabled category. With an All-India rank of 468982 and a Category rank under Physically Handicapped (PH) of 419, the boy in his petition filed by advocate ...

Man With Disabilities Stripped, Mocked In Video Posted Online In Bengal

India Disability News - Fri, 15/06/2018 - 12:56
Stay updated with all the Kolkata Latest News headlines here. For more exclusive & live news updates from all around India, stay connected with NYOOOZ. And along the way, I'd like to share with you some of my experiences and keep you up to date with all ...

Laws protecting rights and interests of senior citizens in India; All you need to know

India Disability News - Fri, 15/06/2018 - 12:36
Senior citizens comprised of 8 per cent of India’s total population at 7.2 crores as per ... It also ensures that the state must uphold these rights in cases of disability, old age or sickness. Meanwhile, Article 46 asserts that the educational and ...

Politics and people with disabilities: How the law remains a barrier against democracy

India Disability News - Fri, 15/06/2018 - 08:50
That’s when I decided to work for people with disabilities,” he says. Kiran is now the General Secretary of the NGO Karnataka Vikalachethana Sanghatane, and also Chikballapur district president of Swaraj India party (started by Yogendra Yadav and ...

Shaheen Bhatt opens up about depression. Here is why India needs to talk about this mental health issue

India Disability News - Fri, 15/06/2018 - 08:09
depression will be the second leading cause of disability in the world. More than 300 million worldwide are affected by depression, with the illness being more common in females than in males. ‘The WHO also states that India is the most depressed country ...

Airports Authority of India Notification 2018: Jr. Assistant (Fire Service) & Sr. Assistant (Electronics)

India Disability News - Thu, 14/06/2018 - 12:09
Application Fee: Rs.1000/- for candidates belongs to UR & OBC category. No application fee is required to be paid by Women/ SC/ ST/ Ex-servicemen candidates/ Persons with benchmark Disabilities (PwD) i.e., Differently abled person.

Delhi HC slams AAP over transport facilities for disabled

India Disability News - Thu, 14/06/2018 - 11:40
"Procuring buses which are inaccessible to the disabled infracts the mandate of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act ... under Article 21 of the Constitution of India, to a clean and healthy environment," the bench said. The high court refused ...

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