India Disability News

World Day of Social Justice

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 05:21
We advance social justice when we remove barriers that people face because of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, culture or disability. This day motivates ... for social justice in the history of ...

Quit Smoking to Reduce Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 04:39
Patients who have seropositive RA tend to have a more severe disease course with more joint deformities, disability, and inflammation outside of the joints. There was no association of smoking with se...

Paralympian Dr. Deepa Malik to be honoured with IIMK National Excellence Award

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 03:00
She also holds a record for doing a pan-India drive to promote para-sports in the country to spread the message of ‘Ability Beyond Disability’. Established in 1997, IIMK started with its Postgraduate ...

Lok Sabha polls 2019: Election Commission to provide pick-up, drop facility to voters with disabilities

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 00:49
The Election Commission of India (ECI) will provide pick-up and drop facility to disabled voters in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, an official said on Thursday. The move is aimed at facilitating pe...

HC Asks Delhi Govt To Consider Ex-CM Chautala's Plea For Special Remission

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 00:26
physically challenged convicts with 70 per cent disability and terminally-ill convicts. Pursuant to this notification, the state governments were to form a committee to examine all cases and recommend ...

What is Gratuity and how to calculate your eligible amount?

Thu, 21/02/2019 - 22:35
In the year 1972, the Government of India enacted the Payment of Gratuity Act ... In case of death or permanent disability of an employee, an employer is mandated by law to pay gratuity to him or his ...

ECI to provide pick-up, drop facility to disabled voters

Thu, 21/02/2019 - 17:27
The Election Commission of India (ECI) will provide pick-up and drop facility to disabled voters in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, an official said on Thursday. The move is aimed at facilitating pe...

Soon, a ‘wheelchair’ map of Delhi streets

Thu, 21/02/2019 - 17:21
“Infrastructure in India can often make pushing a wheelchair or tricycle ... Academic Director of the Global Disability Innovation (GDI) Hub. “For the first stage of the ‘Street Rehab’ project, the re...

NIACL AO Mains 2019 - Insurance Questions for Mains | 21st February

Thu, 21/02/2019 - 12:24
Agriculture Insurance Company of India Limited was incorporated under the Indian Companies ... Name the insurance that is a financial cover for a contingency linked with human life, like death, disabi...

Research on to find robots’ utility in treatment of mental disorders

Thu, 21/02/2019 - 11:35
individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID), and the elderly, according to a new research paper. A team of international researchers, including some from Spain and one from India, is evaluating th...

India-UK tie-up creates wheelchair-accessible maps of Delhi

Thu, 21/02/2019 - 10:54
"Infrastructure in India can often make pushing a wheelchair or tricycle ... Catherine Holloway of the UCL's Interaction Centre and Academic Director of the Global Disability Innovation Hub. The UCL t...

Are MRIs and X-rays enough to diagnose the cause of back pain?

Thu, 21/02/2019 - 09:41
MRI findings do not match with intensity of pain and disability in case of discogenic back pain ... This is certainly changing the face of back pain treatment in India,” shares Dr Gautam Shetty, Senio...

Diabetics, protect heart from stroke: Add almonds, walnuts & pistachios to your diet

Thu, 21/02/2019 - 08:45
Next "Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death and a major cause of heart attacks, strokes and disability for people living with type 2 diabetes," said Prakash Deedwania, a professor at th...

Truth Bombs I Episode 6 with Virali Modi I My Country Does Not See Me As A Human Being

Thu, 21/02/2019 - 06:37
Virali Modi refuses to take it. Women with disabilities often find it doubly hard to live, move about or travel alone in India, with their disability, as well as gender, being a barrier. (Virali prefe...

Narayan Seva Sansthan conducted 127 corrective surgeries at Kumbh Mela 2019

Thu, 21/02/2019 - 05:47
Narayan Seva Sansthan - a charitable organization that runs charitable hospitals in the country for specially-abled people, in particular, polio and by birth disabled, 480 branches in India and 86 bra...

Move over Google Maps, these researchers are creating wheelchair-accessible maps for India

Thu, 21/02/2019 - 04:31
“Infrastructure in India can often make pushing a wheelchair or tricycle ... the academic director of the Global Disability Innovation Hub (GDI Hub). Anonymous data from the participants’ sensors have ...

Virgin Atlantic to offer free assistance for passengers with hidden disabilities

Thu, 21/02/2019 - 04:09
to help those with disabilities overcome any key challenges they may face.” The airline serves 27 destinations worldwide. It serves India with a daily flight between New Delhi and London Heathrow.

Watch: 60-Year-Old Differently-Abled Builds E-Bikes Out Of Old Electronic Parts

Thu, 21/02/2019 - 03:23
Disability is no barrier for a 60-year-old differently-abled ... "If Rs 20 lakh loan is granted to me, I can make a vehicle which will bring laurels to India," Patel said. Patel also aspires to make c...

UPSC Prelims 2019: Registration Started for 896 Civil Services Vacancies @upsconline.nic.in

Thu, 21/02/2019 - 03:17
100/- either by depositing the money in any branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India or by using any Visa/Master ... for candidates who fall under the Benchmark D...

Delhi HC to hear plea against rule barring PwD candidates from pursuing MBBS today

Thu, 21/02/2019 - 01:38
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court will today hear a petition seeking quashing of Medical Council of India’s (MCI) recent notification which declared aspirants having a benchmark disability of more than ...

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