India Disability News

This app aids people with disabilities find their life partner

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 21:28
To bring about this systemic change and create an inclusive environment for people with disabilities, Inclov launched Social Spaces, which has proven to be a huge success. We have had 20 meet-ups across India so far, impacting 10,000-plus people,” he added.

7th CPC (Pay Commission) Latest News: Child Care Allowance Doubled For Disabled Women

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 05:35
New Delhi, August 19: The Union Government on Friday announced the hike in the child care allowance for women employees with disabilities under the 7th pay Commission. The decision was taken by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT). The ...

Child care allowance for women with disabilities doubled

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 19:00
The government of India has doubled to Rs 3,000 per month the child care allowance for women employees with disabilities. At present, the allowance of Rs 1,500 per month is given to differently-abled female employees for taking care of their newborn child.

Haryana govt to provide free travel to persons with 60% disability

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 15:41
Chandigarh: The Haryana Government will soon provide the facility of free travel in buses to people with disability of 60 per cent or above. This decision will benefit 1.48 lakh people, an official release said here. People claiming the facility will have ...

SC directs admission of student with blood disorder to MBBS

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 14:13
During the hearing, Chhattisgarh government said it would admit the student in the requisite course if the Medical Council of India (MCI) has no objection ... case should be considered as a person with disability for the purpose of admission to any ...

Vietnam Acquiring BrahMos Missiles From India Likely to Further Deteriorate Sino-Indian ties

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 12:59
The nations, backed by US and India, have accused Beijing of converting shoals and ... “There are some nations which wants to create conflict among us. They want to create disability in region and stir up trouble. We need to unite against them ...

Child care allowance for women govt employees with disabilities doubled

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 10:03
The Centre has doubled to Rs 3,000 per month the child care allowance for women employees with disabilities. At present, the allowance of Rs 1,500 per month is given to differently-abled female employees for taking care of their newborn child.

Government doubles child care allowance for women with disabilities

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 09:48
NEW DELHI: The Centre has doubled to Rs 3,000 per month the child care allowance for women with disabilities. At present, the allowance of Rs 1,500 per month is given to differently-abled female employees for taking care of their newborn child.

Centre asks Pb govt to extend support to hearing-impaired teen

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 14:40
The Centre has asked the Punjab government to extend all support to city lad Yashveer Goyal who was first in the National IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities' hearing-impaired category. The 18-year-old is all set to represent India in the Global IT ...

Asthma, COPD cause over three million deaths worldwide in 2015; India among nations with highest toll: Study

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 12:25
India recorded 2774.64 prevalent cases of COPD per 100,000 ... As a result of the larger number of cases, there were more people living with disability -– with the countries with the highest burden of disability from COPD and asthma typically residing ...

Hinduja Global Solutions and NASSCOM Foundation Launch a Center of Excellence for Persons with Disabilities in Noida

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 11:58
NASSCOM Foundation, in collaboration with Hinduja Global Solutions Limited (HGS), (Listed on NSE & BSE, India), launched a training center with an aim to make Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) skilled for job roles and make them industry ready. The center ...

Asthma, COPD led to 3 million deaths worldwide in 2015: Study

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 10:00
India recorded 2774.64 prevalent cases of COPD per 100 ... As a result of the larger number of cases, there were more people living with disability - with the countries with the highest burden of disability from COPD and asthma typically residing in ...

Bedridden children to get EduCare Centre at Mavoor

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 06:34
KOZHIKODE: The Mavoor Block Resource Centre plans to script a constructive story for bedridden children with disability by founding the first ... Download The Times of India news app for your device.

Knee implants more affordable as Centre fixes price range

Wed, 16/08/2017 - 18:36
In its order dated August 16, it said, “Osteoarthritis is likely to become the fourth leading cause of disability by 2020 as per the World Health Organization (WHO). India is likely to be one of the leading countries of such immobilized citizens in terms ...

Nasscom launches its first Centre for Excellence for People With Disability

Wed, 16/08/2017 - 16:17
NOIDA: Three specially-abled candidates from Nasscom Foundation have been recruited by Amazon India at associate levels ... also launched its first Centre of Excellence for Persons with Disabilities (PWD). The programme will sponsor 100 specially-abed ...

After cardiac stents, government now caps knee implants price, cuts prices by up to 69%

Wed, 16/08/2017 - 14:04
Citing a World Health Organization bulletin from 2003, it said osteoarthritis could become the fourth leading cause of disability by 2020. India is likely to be one of the leading countries of such immobilized citizens in terms of numbers. "As the public ...

Arms dealer: Everybody wants to date a 21-year-old without an arm, the new Tinder sensation

Wed, 16/08/2017 - 11:54
A year ago, 21-year-old Lauren lost her arm in a two-wheeler accident. The accident indeed desecrated her one arm but her humour seems to bear no scars at all. Lauren is on the dating app Tinder, and her quick bio on Tinder is Jim Carrey high on laughing ...

Man disabled in Delhi road accident gets Rs 24 lakh compensation

Wed, 16/08/2017 - 07:12
A motorcyclist who suffered 75 per cent disability in his left leg after being hit by a vehicle has been awarded compensation of more than Rs 24 lakh by the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT). Mohd Amir was hit by a Tata Sumo on Republic Day last year ...

Man disabled in road accident gets Rs 24 lakh compensation

Wed, 16/08/2017 - 05:00
A motorcyclist who suffered 75 per cent disability in his left leg after being hit by a vehicle has been awarded compensation of more than Rs 24 lakh by the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT). Mohd Amir was hit by a Tata Sumo on Republic Day last year ...

Government to launch insurance scheme for disabled people: CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Wed, 16/08/2017 - 04:49
Those persons with more than 40% disabilities can apply for this loan ... 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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