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Army chief warns soldiers who fake disability to earn extra pension

India Disability News - Thu, 13/12/2018 - 16:02
Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat on Thursday warned soldiers who falsely call themselves ‘disabled’ and make their disability a way to earn extra money, through disability pension. “If a soldie...

"Army Not Job Provider. Do Not Feign Disability, Illness": Bipin Rawat

India Disability News - Thu, 13/12/2018 - 12:43
The Indian Army should not be looked upon as a job provider organisation, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said on Thursday, and warned personnel who feign illness or disability in order to avoid duty o...

Army Chief warns soldiers who feign disability citing high BP, diabetes to avoid operational deployment

India Disability News - Thu, 13/12/2018 - 12:06
Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Thursday said that the force cannot allow disability to become a reason to avoid operational deployment and duty at the cost of those who sacrifice ...

JK Cement salutes the unsung heroes of India at JK Cement Swachh Ability Awards

India Disability News - Thu, 13/12/2018 - 09:31
one of the leading cement manufacturers in India, recently concluded the third edition of the JK Cement SwachhAbility Run held in Rajasthan with the JK Cement SwachhAbility Awards, as a tribute to som...

Soldiers who feign disability to earn extra money will face action: Gen Bipin Rawat

India Disability News - Thu, 13/12/2018 - 06:48
Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat Thursday warned that officers and jawans of the Armed forces “who cannot withstand stress” and “feign disability citing high blood pressure, diabetes and hypert...

IRDAI Permits Single Personal Accident Cover for Multiple Vehicles in India

India Disability News - Thu, 13/12/2018 - 03:58
In September this year, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) had raised the minimum insurance ... 24 hour personal accident cover against Death and Permanent Disability ...

Better care, stronger laws needed to save 30 million babies on the brink of death

India Disability News - Thu, 13/12/2018 - 01:56
Figures disclose that an estimated one million small and sick newborns survive each year with a long-term disability. A brighter tomorrow, with better strategies The good news is that these babies ...

India-UK Future Tech festival honours seven Indian tech startups

India Disability News - Thu, 13/12/2018 - 00:55
The company is also looking at direct sales, and exploring the India market first. A startup working on the ... which is a matchmaking platform for people with disabilities and helps them find friends ...

Disability commissioner inspects DMCH

India Disability News - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 17:05
DARBHANGA: State disability commissioner Dr Shivajee Kumar on Tuesday inspected Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) to inquire about the facilities being provided to the ‘divyangs ...

This teacher with disability awaits her right for long

India Disability News - Tue, 11/12/2018 - 17:56
As Human Rights Day was celebrated worldwide yesterday, a teacher from a Jalandhar village with both her legs disabled was teaching students and waiting that when the right for which she has been figh...

Auroville, 50 years on: Story behind India’s ‘utopia’ ignores the contribution, oppression of Tamil locals

India Disability News - Tue, 11/12/2018 - 02:30
Its innovative architecture, use of renewable energy and agricultural reforms are oft-discussed as being potential models which can be replicated elsewhere in India, if not outside the country. Many v...

New Insights into Cervical Cancer in India

India Disability News - Tue, 11/12/2018 - 01:12
Cervical cancer is one of the most common causes of death in a low socio-demographic index (SDI) country like India. Premature death and disability from cancer is a great tragedy that hundreds of thou...

Vijay Mallya to be extradited to India

India Disability News - Mon, 10/12/2018 - 21:45
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], Dec 11 (ANI): An international storytelling festival "BhuFeSto" was organised for the differently- abled children in Bhubaneswar on Monday where special storytelling sess...

Vijay Mallya to be extradited to India, CBI welcomes the ruling

India Disability News - Mon, 10/12/2018 - 21:45
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], Dec 11 (ANI): An international storytelling festival "BhuFeSto" was organised for the differently- abled children in Bhubaneswar on Monday where special storytelling sess...

Cervical Cancer in India: A preventable tragedy that requires immediate attention

India Disability News - Mon, 10/12/2018 - 09:11
New Delhi: Premature death and disability from cancer is a great tragedy that hundreds of thousands of women and their families in India and other developing countries face every year. Of the various ...

Amway India celebrates International Day of Persons with Disabilities

India Disability News - Mon, 10/12/2018 - 08:44
Chennai, 7th December 2018 – Amway India, the country’s largest FMCG Direct Selling company, celebrated the ‘International Day of Persons with Disabilities’ in association with Indian Association for ...

Cervical Cancer in India: A preventable tragedy that requires urgent attention

India Disability News - Mon, 10/12/2018 - 06:05
Premature death and disability from cancer is a great tragedy that hundreds of thousands of women and their families in India and other developing countries face every year. Of the various cancers tha...

Cervical Cancer in India needs urgent attention

India Disability News - Mon, 10/12/2018 - 06:01
Premature death and disability from cancer is a great tragedy that hundreds of thousands of women and their families in India and other developing countries face every year. Of the various cancers tha...

Cervical Cancer in India: A preventable tragedy that requires urgent attention (Comment)

India Disability News - Mon, 10/12/2018 - 04:41
Premature death and disability from cancer is a great tragedy that hundreds of thousands of women and their families in India and other developing countries face every year. Of the various cancers tha...

UN Disability & Development report cites MGNREGA

India Disability News - Sat, 08/12/2018 - 16:11
India's Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) - the world's largest wage-based social protection programme-has been cited, in a first-ever UN report on Disability and Develo...

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