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Air pollution killed 12.4 lakh in India in 2017; exposure to PM 2.5 pollutant highest in Delhi, says report

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 00:24
The mean ambient particulate matter PM2.5 annual exposure of 90 µg/m3 in India in 2017 was "one of the highest in the world", the study said. "The Disability Adjusted Life Year (DALY) rates due to hou...

India's polluted air claimed 1.24 million lives in 2017: study

Thu, 06/12/2018 - 13:07
(bit.ly/2UlIlV2) Still, the new study shows India has a higher proportion of global health loss due to air pollution - at 26.2 percent of the world’s total when measured in deaths and disability ...

Around 12.4 lakh deaths in India in 2017 attributable to air pollution: Study

Thu, 06/12/2018 - 11:42
The mean ambient particulate matter PM2.5 annual exposure of 90 g/m3 in India in 2017 was "one of the highest in the world", the study said. "The Disability Adjusted Life Year (DALY) rates due to ...

15-year-old Aman doesn’t let his disability become his liability

Thu, 06/12/2018 - 11:17
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India records 12.4 lakh deaths in 2017 owing to air pollution, says study

Thu, 06/12/2018 - 11:13
Globally, India suffered 26 per cent of premature mortality and health ... followed by other north Indian states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Haryana.” The Disability-Adjusted Life Year (DALYs) attribu...

Over 1.24 mn deaths in 2017 due to air pollution in India, says study

Thu, 06/12/2018 - 11:12
The mean ambient particulate matter PM2.5 annual exposure of 90 g/m3 in India in 2017 was "one of the highest in the world", the study said. "The Disability Adjusted Life Year (DALY) rates due to hous...

India records 12.4 lakh deaths in 2017 owing to air pollution: Study

Thu, 06/12/2018 - 10:43
Globally, India suffered 26 per cent of premature mortality and health ... followed by other north Indian states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Haryana." The Disability-Adjusted Life Year (DALYs) attribu...

Around 12.4 lakh deaths in India in 2017 attributable to air pollution, says study

Thu, 06/12/2018 - 10:42
The mean ambient particulate matter PM2.5 annual exposure of 90 g/m3 in India in 2017 was “one of the highest in the world”, the study said. “The Disability Adjusted Life Year (DALY) rates due to hous...

Telangana elections: Polling booths to have ramps, Braille slips for persons with disabilities

Thu, 06/12/2018 - 06:05
HYDERABAD: Ramps, wheel chair, ramp-enabled vehicles with one volunteer each, android based GHMC VAADA app, Braille slips are the arrangements made by the district election authorities at all ...

Made-in-India freedom in hands of paraplegics

Wed, 05/12/2018 - 21:59
In scientific parlance, this “mobility assistive device control platform” is for people with “locomotor disability”. The scientists who developed it claim that it is cost-effective and its ...

J&K figures at bottom in implementing Disability Rights Act: Survey

Wed, 05/12/2018 - 19:57
Jammu and Kashmir has been ranked at the bottom among the 24 states in the implementation of the Disability Rights Act. This has been revealed in a pan-India study done by a Bengaluru-based NGO, Disab...

New Vitae Co-Founder Reappointed to Philadelphia Mayor's Commission on People with Disabilities

Wed, 05/12/2018 - 16:45
of New Vitae Wellness and Recovery, has been reappointed to serve on Philadelphia Mayor James F. Kenney's Commission on People with Disabilities. The commission focuses on creating policies that suppo...

Texas death sentence again thrown out over disability claims

Wed, 05/12/2018 - 15:05
A different jury again sentenced Thomas to death, concluding he didn't have an intellectual disability. But the appeals court said in Wednesday's 5-4 ruling that the criteria jurors used was flawed an...

Dr.YogeshDube awarded as the Best Individual by the President of India

Wed, 05/12/2018 - 07:58
Dr.YogeshDube, selected as the Best Individual Working for the causes of Persons with Disabilities, by the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India, to be conferred the highest Na...

‘Smart inclusion’ for people with disability

Tue, 04/12/2018 - 17:03
The discussion was organised by ADAPT. Discussing India’s situation in accommodating people with disability, Malini Chib, author, spoke about her experience with living and working in London as well a...

Disabilities Act: States going slow on roll-out, says study

Tue, 04/12/2018 - 13:34
A study conducted by the Disability Rights India Foundation (DRIF) on the implementation of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (RPWD) Act, across 24 States, has revealed that more than half have ...

Disability Knows No Bounds. Kolkata Couple’s Story Of Love, Struggle

Tue, 04/12/2018 - 12:44
The world celebrated the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Monday. But for a couple in Kolkata, it has been a celebration everyday since June 7 when their adopted daughter came home. T...

Disability Knows No Bounds. Kolkata Couple's Story Of Love, Struggle

Tue, 04/12/2018 - 12:06
The world celebrated the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Monday. But for a couple in Kolkata, it has been a celebration everyday since June 7 when their adopted daughter came home. T...

Almost 95% Disability Couldn’t Stop This Gritty UP Lad From Getting a PhD

Tue, 04/12/2018 - 11:05
the attitude towards people with disabilities is quite negative. The first thing people ask is, ‘Kya karega padhke?’ (What will you gain by studying?)” Read More: Change Through Humour! Meet Nidhi Goy...

Dr Yogesh Dube awarded Best Individual Working for causes of Persons with Disabilities

Tue, 04/12/2018 - 10:00
Dr Yogesh Dube, selected as the Best Individual Working for the causes of Persons with Disabilities by the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India, has been conferred the highest ...

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