India Disability News

Guatemala orphans caged, abused

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 19:50
“Serious and pervasive abuses” were found in 13 private and government-run orphanages across the country visited by the Disability Rights International (DRI), the group said in its report. Nearly 5,00...

Declare admission results HC directs JNU

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 17:53
"The petitioner has also challenged the decision of the university not to grant any weightage to the written examination and alleged it had failed to grant any relaxation to persons with disabilities ...

WBFI, VMS organizes 3-day workshop for specially-abled basketballers

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 17:24
We don’t have a young team in India. We are desperately trying to identify under-25 ‎men and women so as to develop very strong young Paralympics team,” she said. In her message to persons who are liv...

Injuries Disable 200 Soldiers Every Year, Says Senior Army Doctor

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 07:56
The Indian Army is engaged in anti-terrorism and anti-insurgency operations in Jammu and Kashmir and northeast India. The Army alone has more than 10 lakh personnel. Lt Gen Puri said it is an immense ...

This device could come as a boon for the disabled

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 19:37
Team Apollo of MV Jayaraman College of Engineering, Bengaluru, has developed a prototype known as ‘Gesture Talk’ which will convert sign language into a text or audio message and vice versa. The team ...

200 armed forces personnel become disabled from injuries every year: Army doctor

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 12:40
"Every year 200 armed forces personnel suffer from serious disability. It is a huge number ... militancy and anti-insurgency operations in Jammu and Kashmir and northeast India. The Army alone has mor...

200 armed force personnel becoming disabled due to injuries every year, says top Army doctor

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 12:01
"Every year 200 armed forces personnel suffer from serious disability. It is a huge number ... militancy and anti-insurgency operations in Jammu and Kashmir and northeast India. The Army alone has mor...

Wheelchair tennis player Madhusudhan looks to battle odds, discrimination to make India proud

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 11:39
That's the state of apathy in India presently," added Joseph ... to complete my academics and I was then introduced to APD (the Association of People with Disability), who encouraged me to take up whe...

AAP founder mocks BJP spokesperson for his disability, gets called out by netizens for insensitivity

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 07:07
This was seen as a clear insult hurled towards Suresh Nakhua’s disability. He rightly rhetorted that this ... and the manner in which he had mocked and humiliated Nakhua. What India needs is being hel...

UK healthcare award winner wants unique rehab centre in India

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 03:20
"I would like to set up training and run a government-recognised training course in India on 'Posture Management and Assistive Technology for People with Complex Disabilities'," she added. The healthc...

Award-winning Indian-origin physiotherapist wants to start 'unique' rehab in India

Sun, 15/07/2018 - 11:05
I would like to set up training and run a government-recognized training course in India on Posture Management and Assistive Technology for People with Complex Disabilities," Sangle added.

Rise in admissions under quota at Delhi University

Sun, 15/07/2018 - 06:50
NEW DELHI: There has been an increase of at least 10 per cent in the number of admissions under the Persons with Disability (PwD) category at Delhi University this year. As of July 13, of the 1,537 as...

How a 13-year-old who lost hands, got legs paralysed in grenade attack, overcame disability

Sun, 15/07/2018 - 06:19
It was a change in the attitude of others, which came along with the trauma, that sensitised her towards the stigma associated with disability and she chose not to take it lying down, but fight agains...

UK health care award-winner wants unique rehab centre in India

Sun, 15/07/2018 - 05:22
“I would like to set up training and run a government-recognised training course in India on ‘Posture Management and Assistive Technology for People with Complex Disabilities',” she added. The healthc...

Meet India’s First Adoptive Mom With Cerebral Palsy Who Overcame Huge Odds!

Fri, 13/07/2018 - 10:24
The 48-year-old woman had dreamed of being a mother since she got married to her husband, Bappaditya Nag, in 2013, but given her medical condition, the possibility that a person with a neurological di...

India vs Eng first ODI: England stands at 82 runs for loss of three wickets

Fri, 13/07/2018 - 03:29
New Delhi [India], July 11 (ANI): Unified football team of six athletes with the intellectual disability and 5 mainstream athletes from India were given send-off ahead of Special Olympics Unified Cup ...

ODI: India outclass England by 8 wickets

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 22:59
New Delhi [India], July 11 (ANI): Unified football team of six athletes with the intellectual disability and 5 mainstream athletes from India were given send-off ahead of Special Olympics Unified Cup ...

1st ODI: Kuldeep Yadav shines as India restrict England to 268

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 22:59
New Delhi [India], July 11 (ANI): Unified football team of six athletes with the intellectual disability and 5 mainstream athletes from India were given send-off ahead of Special Olympics Unified Cup ...

Hockey: India A beats South Korea 7-3

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 04:39
New Delhi [India], July 11 (ANI): Unified football team of six athletes with the intellectual disability and 5 mainstream athletes from India were given send-off ahead of Special Olympics Unified Cup ...

India’s squad for SO Cup

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 16:36
A football team consisting of six athletes with intellectual disability and five mainstream athletes from India, which are supported by Herbalife Nutrition, will leave on July 15 for the Special Olymp...

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