India Disability News

‘Odisha, among 12 states, to notify RPWD Act’

Sun, 10/02/2019 - 02:02
A study on implementation of the Act was conducted by National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP), Disability Rights India Foundation (DRIF) and National Committee on the ...

Face Recognition Reunites 14-Year-Old Boy With Disabilities With Family

Sun, 10/02/2019 - 00:37
HYDERABAD: A 14-year-old mentally unsound boy from Madhya Pradesh was reunited with his family after about eight months with the help of Face Recognition Technology, the police said on Saturday. The b...

Lead in spices, herbal remedies highly injurious

Sat, 09/02/2019 - 18:26
The researchers estimated that lead exposure resulted in 4.9 million Disability Adjusted Life Years - 4.9 million ... lead-tainted paint will be a major source of lead poisoning in India. Universal sc...

4-day ‘First-Aid’ training prog concludes at Jammu

Sat, 09/02/2019 - 17:46
JAMMU: Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region is continuously making efforts to create awareness amongst the people of every age group by giving them proper timely First-Aid training so that they can ...

As new cases rise, leprosy in spotlight

Sat, 09/02/2019 - 16:14
when India was declared leprosy-free — the prevalence rate at the time was 0.84%. “It was only at the end of 2011 that we realised leprosy is very much around — when people started reporting in with l...

Lead in spices, herbal remedies, ceremonial powders is highly injurious, particularly for children, find researchers

Sat, 09/02/2019 - 09:37
The researchers estimated that lead exposure resulted in 4.9 million Disability Adjusted Life Years – 4.9 million ... lead-tainted paint will be a major source of lead poisoning in India. Universal sc...

Lead in spices, herbal remedies, ceremonial powders is highly injurious, particularly for children

Sat, 09/02/2019 - 08:41
The researchers estimated that lead exposure resulted in 4.9 million Disability Adjusted Life Years - 4.9 million ... lead-tainted paint will be a major source of lead poisoning in India. Universal sc...

Cut Army Flab by Pursuing Political Solution

Sat, 09/02/2019 - 07:49
During Modi Sarkar’s tenure, India’s defence sector has been hit by two contradictory ... If a soldier gets disabled, given the propensity of the Ministry of Defence to legally contest disability bene...

Arizona health facility rape spurs video surveillance push

Sat, 09/02/2019 - 05:46
Nicole Jorwic, director of rights policy at The Arc, a national advocacy group serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, cautioned that cameras are not a “magic pill.” “Even if ...

Should you have a cancer cover?

Sat, 09/02/2019 - 04:56
Heart diseases are also taking a heavy toll. Overall, cardiovascular diseases contributed to 28.1% of the total deaths and 14.1% of the total disability-adjusted life-years (DALY) in India in 2016, co...

How about a ‘Period Emoji’ iPhone users, along with 230 other unique emojis?

Sat, 09/02/2019 - 04:11
Developers have approved 'Period' Emoji for iPhones along with 230 other emojis including, people with disabilities, auto rickshaws ... that girls have to face in their everyday lives in India and acr...

Chief Justice Roberts Emerges as Key Figure on US Supreme Court

Sat, 09/02/2019 - 04:06
The court will decide soon whether to hear Indiana’s bid to revive a state ban on abortions performed due to the sex or race of the fetus or evidence of disability. Indiana this week asked the Supreme ...

Mumbai Diary: Saturday Dossier

Sat, 09/02/2019 - 03:37
We brought Michael to help promote the Australian Alumni Association in India and Australian sport ecosystem expertise. We also wanted to highlight our commitment to disability inclusion through commu...

No age relaxation for upper caste poor? Fresh SSC job notification upsets aspirants

Sat, 09/02/2019 - 01:33
The Commission’s notification for recruitment of Junior Engineers (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical and Quantity Surveying & Contracts) for various departments and organisations in the Government of Indi...

Stress main reason for rise in stroke cases in Bengaluru

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 23:30
the blockages may be removed with medication and possibility of brain related disabilities are reduced significantly. Alarming increase According to WHO, the second biggest factor for mortality is str...

Imagine: Let’s stand up for our children, build emotionally safe spaces

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 22:07
When we moved back to India from England, our children were very little ... Or it could be just plain negligence where children are ignored or looked through, like children with disability, street chi...

Fiscal performance of Odisha starts with growth note

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 22:05
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], Feb 9 (ANI): Odisha's fiscal performance in last ... Social Security and Empowerment of Persons with Disability. The total expenditure in the infrastructure sector has to...

EC launches VVIP Programme ahead of Lok Sabha elections

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 22:05
New Delhi (India), Feb 8 (ANI): The Election Commission of India ... Further a ‘PwD App’ to enable Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) to request for new registration, change in address, change in partic...

One in three Indians suffer from high BP: Association of Physicians of India

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 18:56
The alarming health conditions are largely responsible for the burden of heart attacks, stroke and kidney failure and consequent premature death and disability in the country ... More than 10,000 dele...

Commission for Case Manager Certification 2019.2020 Board of Commissioners Call for Nominations

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 18:06
The Commission is dedicated to upholding rigorous standards for its certification programs and is the leading voice of the professional case management and disability management practices. The Commiss...

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