India Disability News

Led by sound, Angmo scales Friendship Peak

Sun, 15/10/2017 - 00:43
"I want people to respect people with disability and not think of them as any less than ... Get latest news & live updates on the go on your pc with News App. Download The Times of India news app for your device.

1,500 kids given disability certificates at special camp

Sat, 14/10/2017 - 22:01
Certificates were given to children having orthopaedic disability, blindness ... Download The Times of India news app for your device.

Fall major cause of injury among kids: Study

Sat, 14/10/2017 - 19:39
The study, Health-Related Quality of Life and Function after Paediatric Injuries in India: A Longitudinal Study ... “Less than one per cent reported ongoing disability at four months and no disability was reported at 12 months. Although injuries are ...

Neurological disease deaths up by 36% in last 25 years, says study

Sat, 14/10/2017 - 10:28
The number of global disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) increased 7.4 per cent over the past 25 years, while in 2015 they accounted for 10.2 per cent of DALYs worldwide. "One of the main reasons for the increase in neurological disorders is longer life ...

One in 68 kids in India diagnosed with autism, say Experts

Sat, 14/10/2017 - 07:50
“ASD is the fastest growing developmental disability all over the world, including India,” says Dr Archana Nayar, from Autism Centre For Excellence (ACE). Being a mother of an Autistic son, Nayar added that intervention is of poor quality in India and ...

Diwali diyas get a 'special' touch in Guwahati school

Fri, 13/10/2017 - 23:38
Guwahati [India], Oct 14 (ANI): With festival of lights, Diwali inching closer differently-abled students of Guwahati's Shishu Sarathi school make earthen lamps to celebrate the occasion. Despite suffering from different disabilities, the students make ...

Disabled will no longer be asked to remove prosthetic limbs for security checks at airport, says CISF

Fri, 13/10/2017 - 12:49
NEW DELHI: Passengers with disabilities will no longer be asked to remove their ... Get latest news & live updates on the go on your pc with News App. Download The Times of India news app for your device.

1 in 68 kids in India diagnosed with autism: Experts

Fri, 13/10/2017 - 12:49
"ASD is the fastest growing developmental disability all over the world, including India," says Dr Archana Nayar, from Autism Centre For Excellence (ACE). Being a mother of an Autistic son, Nayar added that intervention is of poor quality in India and ...

CISF ends taking off prosthetics, getting off wheelchairs for airport security

Fri, 13/10/2017 - 12:35
NEW DELHI: The CISF will no longer carry out the "humiliating" airport security drill of asking people with disabilities (PWDs) to remove their prosthetics or making passengers get up from their wheelchair for screening, said a top official. In a major ...

More Than 1,000 Partners Across 85 Countries Join World Thrombosis Day Campaign to Reduce Death and Disability from Thrombosis

Fri, 13/10/2017 - 09:55
Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH), today announced that more than 1,000 partners across 85 countries are now participating in a united effort to reduce death and disability from thrombosis (commonly known as blood clots) – a more than five ...

CISF To Focus On Core Airport Security Duties, No Side Roles

Fri, 13/10/2017 - 08:50
New Delhi: The CISF will no longer carry out airport security drill of asking people with disabilities to remove their prosthetics or making passengers get up from their wheelchairs for screening, a top official said. In a major decision aimed at easing ...

An App that reads for the visually challenged

Fri, 13/10/2017 - 07:42
In India, the online library works with various organisations in the domain of disability, and offers free membership. “This technological solution overcomes the li... Summary: A visually challenged student is listening to a lesson played on a ...

8-month pregnant woman hit for being in disabled coach

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 18:27
At Kurla, two men boarded and questioned their presence, asking for a disability certificate ... Download The Times of India news app for your device.

India Runway Week Winter Festive 2017: Glamour & Ethnicity

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 06:53
The first day of India Runway Week W/F 2017 was opened by James Ferreira ... the first fashion model with a disability, graced the show with her appearance. The La Styliste by Purvi Roy presented Quirky Formal wear.Niharika Pandey, Varanasi Weavers ...

How to get the mojo back: Here’s a plan to double Indian exports and get it up to a trillion dollars in five years

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 06:47
A reduction in cost disability and resolution of GST issues will set exports on the growth track. Five: Protect interests of exporters in foreign markets. India has 500+ USFDA approved pharmaceutical units, yet Indian drug quality is always ridiculed and ...

India Runway Week: Showcases a mix of glamour and trendy styles

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 05:10
The ninth edition of India Runway Week which ended recently ... Ukrainian model Alexandra Kutas, the first model with a disability, showcased designers Nikheil and Rivendra's collection. Kiran Kheva, fashion director, IFFD, stated that the event reaffirms ...

Youth held for raping disabled minor in Itaunja

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 02:11
LUCKNOW: Taking advantage of her physical disability, a 22-year-old shopkeeper lured a 15 ... Get latest news & live updates on the go on your pc with News App. Download The Times of India news app for your device.

Delhi govt hospitals have no physical medicine and rehab department, reveals RTI

Wed, 11/10/2017 - 19:07
A resolution adopted by the Central Council of Health Family Welfare, during a meeting in 1999, had discussed the role of the health sector in implementation of the Persons with Disabilities Act. Following the meeting, the Medical Council of India (MCI ...

Cabinet approves series of bureaucratic reshuffles

Wed, 11/10/2017 - 15:28
Ravi Kant was appointed as Secretary in the Department of Food and Public Distribution while Shakuntala Gamlin as made Secretary in the Dept of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Rahul ... SAI (Sports Authority of India).

Bengaluru dentist wins Miss Popularity title at Miss Wheelchair World 2017 pageant in Poland

Wed, 11/10/2017 - 13:44
And her first true taste of success in the field came when she won Miss Wheelchair India in 2014. At the pageant in Poland, participants also shared the problems that persons with disabilities face in their respective countries. While some nations are ...

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