India Disability News

Cabinet approves J&K Rights of Persons with Disabilities Ordinance 2017

Sun, 22/10/2017 - 17:00
The Jammu and Kashmir Cabinet on Monday approved Jammu and Kashmir Rights of Persons with Disabilities Ordinance, 2017. An official spokesperson tonight said that the state Cabinet, which met here under the chairpersonship of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti ...

Disabled mentally challenged youth kept chained at home for 22 years; mother seeks PM’s help

Sun, 22/10/2017 - 15:32
stop parents from ensuring that such children get proper care and treatment. Get latest news & live updates on the go on your pc with News App. Download The Times of India news app for your device.

Global Burden of Disease study: Here are the top 10 killers in India

Sun, 22/10/2017 - 07:38
The latest Global Burden of Disease study lists ailments that are triggering most deaths and disabilities in India. DNA examines what all has changed over the past decades, and underlines that the government must scale up preventive and clinical services ...

HC directs Indraprastha University to admit student with blood disorder in MBBS

Sat, 21/10/2017 - 19:02
The university, however, informed the court that though thalassaemia was recognised as a disability under the new Act, its hands were tied in the absence of a go-ahead from the Medical Council of India (MCI) to treat a thalassaemia patient as being ...

Students with thalassaemia to be taken under disability category

Sat, 21/10/2017 - 17:25
The university told the court that though thalassaemia was now recognised as a disability under the new Act, its hands were tied in the absence of a go-ahead from the Medical Council of India (MCI) to treat a thalassaemia patient as being entitled for ...

Pollution responsible for 16% of deaths globally -- Lancet Commission

Sat, 21/10/2017 - 09:50
Children face the highest risks because small exposures to chemicals in utero and in early childhood can result in lifelong disease and, disability, premature death, as well as reduced learning and earning potential. Pollution is closely tied to climate ...

Delhi HC directs admission of student with blood disorder to MBBS under the disability category

Sat, 21/10/2017 - 08:50
The university told the court that though thalassaemia was now recognised as a disability under the new Act, its hands were tied in the absence of a go-ahead from the Medical Council of India (MCI) to treat a thalassaemia patient as being entitled for ...

Delhi HC directs admission of student with blood disorder to MBBS

Sat, 21/10/2017 - 06:54
The university told the court that though thalassaemia was now recognised as a disability under the new Act, its hands were tied in the absence of a go-ahead from the Medical Council of India (MCI) to treat a thalassaemia patient as being entitled for ...

It’s the Govt, not the RBI that wants you to link Aadhaar with bank accounts, reveals RTI

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 22:01
Reserve Bank of India confirms it has not issued any instruction so far ... (MGNREGS), National Social Assistance Programme (Old Age Pensions, Widow Pensions, Disability Pensions) Prime Minister’s Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) and Employees’ Provident ...

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