India Disability News

Higher Educational Institutions Should Reserve 5% Seats For Persons With Benchmark Disabilities: Himachal Pradesh HC [Read Judgment]

Sat, 10/11/2018 - 05:30
as is provided under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 and further the directions, which stand issued by Hon’ble Supreme Court in Disabled Rights Group and another Vs. Union of India a...

‘Disability is in our bodies, not in our minds’

Fri, 09/11/2018 - 16:02
Disability is in our bodies, not in our minds. What is the future of cricket for the physically challenged in India? On February 2019, our country will host the first ever T20 World Cup for the ...

IT skills useful in improving quality of life of people with disabilities: Gurjar

Fri, 09/11/2018 - 14:31
India is deeply committed to the empowerment and inclusion of persons with disability. All out steps are being taken to make their life easy and productive by use of IT technology,'' said the ...

Global IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities 2018 begins

Fri, 09/11/2018 - 11:20
locomotor disability and intellectual disability/developmental disorder) from 18 countries namely, India, Indonesia, China, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Mongolia, Cambodi...

IT Challenge for Youth With Disabilities Begins

Fri, 09/11/2018 - 11:10
DEPwD secretary Shakuntala D Gamlin, LG Electronics India Ltd. MD Kim Ki Wan and Head of UNESCAP (South Asia) Nagesh Kumar and other distinguished guests were present on the occasion. The Global ICT C...

Disability rights activist accuses visually impaired man of harassment |#MeToo

Fri, 09/11/2018 - 05:00
I was invited as a speaker at a national conference by a renowned network that works on disability throughout India, in 2014. I accepted this invitation and took a train to a small town of eastern Ind...

Disability rights activist accuses visually impaired man of harassment

Thu, 08/11/2018 - 12:31
NEW DELHI: A gender and disability rights activist ... of sexual harassment in a blog post on the website "Feminism In India". Shampa Sengupta, shared her MeToo story in a blog titled "Facing ...

Facing Abuse From Within The Disability Sector: My #MeToo Moment

Thu, 08/11/2018 - 06:36
I was invited as a speaker at a national conference by a renowned network that works on disability throughout India, in 2014. I accepted this invitation and took a train to a small town of eastern Ind...

Telangana elections: Special focus on empowering PwDs to vote, says Election Commission of India

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 02:24
HYDERABAD: As the Election Commission of India (ECI) has laid special emphasis on making the election process accessible for all sections of the electorate, especially the Persons with Disabilities (P...

SSC Stenographer Grade C&D 2018: Exam Date, Vacancies, Eligibility Criteria and Other Notifications

Tue, 06/11/2018 - 07:58
d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January ... Roll Number and Year of Passing the Matriculation (10th) Examination. Disability Certificate: If you are suffering from any spec...

Drivers, conductors caught dancing, riding bikes after claiming severe disabilities

Tue, 06/11/2018 - 02:07
While they submitted certificates citing over 40 per cent disability to claim ‘lighter duty’, videos expose the lies. Sting operations conducted by Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport ...

Consuming More Protein May Reduce Disability Risk In Elderly: 5 Protein Rich Foods

Mon, 05/11/2018 - 03:49
Disabilities refers to any hindrance that can obstruct them ... You can include them in sandwiches, broths or have them grilled with veggies. 5. Lentils and legumes: India is blessed with a rich wealt...

3 Civil Surgeons under scanner over disability quota promotion

Sun, 04/11/2018 - 17:48
Three civil surgeons in Punjab have come under the scanner for allegedly getting “undeserved promotions” under the disability quota. Two of the three never figured in the state’s disability list throu...

Poll Body Ensured Disabled Can Also Vote: Disability Rights Activist

Sun, 04/11/2018 - 09:51
The icon for People with Disabilities (PwDs) in Nagaland Diethono Nakhro has thanked the Election Commission for according priority to the disabled in the electoral process of the country. "Making ele...

Does Eating Enough Protein Help Delay Disability in Older Adults?

Sun, 04/11/2018 - 08:05
Protein is known to slow the loss of muscle mass. Having enough muscle mass can help preserve the ability to perform daily activities and prevent disability. Older adults tend to have a lower protein ...

Protein intake may reduce disability risk in older people: Study

Sun, 04/11/2018 - 07:17
Protein is known to slow the loss of muscle mass. Having enough muscle mass can help preserve the ability to perform daily activities and prevent disability. Older adults tend to have a lower protein ...

Increasing protein intake can reduce disability risk in elderly, reveals study

Sat, 03/11/2018 - 22:27
Increasing the daily amount of protein intake -- known to slow the loss of muscle mass -- can help older adults preserve the ability to perform daily activities as well as prevent their risks of disab...

Brazilian gene resulting in birth defects missing in Indian zika virus: ICMR

Sat, 03/11/2018 - 18:33
While Health Ministry has set up a joint monitoring group under Directorate General of Health Services and ICMR to monitor the status of zika virus in India, experts like Dr Anita Kar, who heads Birth ...

Increasing protein intake can reduce disability risk in elderly

Sat, 03/11/2018 - 09:29
London: Increasing the daily amount of protein intake -- known to slow the loss of muscle mass -- can help older adults preserve the ability to perform daily activities as well as prevent their risks ...

Does protein intake help older adults delay disability?

Sat, 03/11/2018 - 09:13
Consumption of more protein-based food could contribute to helping older people to delay disability, according to a study published in the Journal of American Geriatrics Society. To live ...

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