India Disability News

Dr. Arneja conducts first non-surgical valve replacement in Central India

9 hours 33 min ago
If not treated emergently, this may lead to severe disability and sudden death”, Dr Arneja stated ... “We at Arneja Heart are proud to say that we are pioneers in Cardiac Care in Central India. The ma...

PETA India wins custody battle for 17 horses rescued by Mumbai police

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 13:05
The veterinarians said if the horses were put to work again, their painful ailments were likely to worsen to the point of permanent disability. Now that PETA India has obtained custody of the ...

Delhi govt mulls creating a dedicated ministry for persons with disabilities

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 10:09
So far, only six states in India — Andhra Pradesh ... But, with the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, in which 14 types of disabilities have been added to the previous list, Delhi governm...

Spectrum project for children with learning disabilities

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 07:35
To uplift the lives of children with learning disabilities, the Kerala government has coined a new project, Spectrum recently. The project had a colourful state-level inauguration in ...

Nine Texas Providers Earn Grants to Improve Health Care Access for People with Disabilities

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 10:08
HealthPlan has partnered with the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) to award nine providers in the San Antonio area with grants to help make their facilities more accessible to people with ...

Prez to honour visually impaired teacher

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 18:33
Five other students are enrolled under for PhD while 7 are pursuing MPhil. She has also been honoured by the state government. Besides, she works an adviser with the State Advisory Board on Disability ...

DHFL’s COCODrive – India’s first pick and pay car insurance policy

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 11:47
The right blend of analytics, technology, and Big Data tools have helped the formation of India’s first pick and pay car insurance ... an accident of the car leading to demise or permanent disability ...

India votes against UN General Assembly draft resolution on use of death penalty

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 08:27
India has voted against a UN General Assembly draft resolution ... women and has rulings that prohibited executions of persons with mental or intellectual disabilities, while juvenile offenders cannot ...

India Votes Against UN’s Draft Resolution On Use Of Death Penalty

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 05:35
India has voted against a UN General Assembly draft resolution ... women and has rulings that prohibited executions of persons with mental or intellectual disabilities, while juvenile offenders cannot ...

India votes against UNGA's draft resolution on use of death penalty, says move against statutory law of country

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 05:16
India was among the countries that voted against the resolution ... women and has rulings that prohibited executions of persons with mental or intellectual disabilities, while juvenile offenders canno...

India votes against UN General Assembly draft resolution on death penalty embargo

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 04:56
India on Tuesday voted against a United Nations ... those with intellectual disabilities and juvenile offenders, she added. The courts also take into account “poverty, socio-economic, psychic ...

India Votes Against UN's Draft Resolution On Use Of Death Penalty

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 04:27
India has voted against a UN General Assembly draft resolution ... women and has rulings that prohibited executions of persons with mental or intellectual disabilities, while juvenile offenders cannot ...

India votes against UNGA draft resolution on use of death penalty

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 03:44
India has voted against a United Nations General Assembly ... women and has rulings that prohibited executions of persons with mental or intellectual disabilities, while juvenile offenders cannot be s...

India votes against UNGA draft resolution on use of death penalty, says it goes against country's statutory law

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 03:44
India has voted against a UN General Assembly draft resolution ... women and has rulings that prohibited executions of persons with mental or intellectual disabilities, while juvenile offenders cannot ...

Is India's healthcare system failing premature babies even before they are born?

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 02:23
Many survivors face a lifetime of disability, including learning disabilities and visual and hearing problems. And this number is rising year by year. In India, 27 million babies are born each year ou...

Disability no deterrent for this woman

Tue, 13/11/2018 - 20:13
Being interested in literature, Inderjit has also authoredsix books. Beating disability and battling all odds, Inderjit Kaur Nandan from Hoshiarpur has brought laurels to the district. She has been ch...

Advents of EVM, VVPAT revolutionised India's election process : Rajat Kumar

Tue, 13/11/2018 - 11:33
The advent of Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) and now the Voter Verifiable Paper Trail (VVPAT) has revolutionized India's election ... by persons with disabilities in the democratic process.

India must prioritise its fight against diabetes

Tue, 13/11/2018 - 10:02
The jump in the rate of healthy years lost to diabetes since 1990 is the highest among major NCDs in India. The age-standardised disability-adjusted life years (DALY) rate, which is a measure of overa...

Global IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities held in New Delhi

Mon, 12/11/2018 - 16:02
The Global IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities (GITC) 2018 held in New Delhi from November 9 to 11, 2018. It was co-hosted by Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD), Minis...

Impactful products that Indian IoT startups are building as part of the 3rd edition of the Qualcomm Design in India Challenge

Mon, 12/11/2018 - 08:52
Traumatic Brain injury (TBI) is one of the leading causes of disability around the world ... and primary health care centres in rural India with the detector to triage the patients within the ...

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