India Disability News

RupeeCircle ties up with Tata AIG to insure P2P loans

Tue, 19/02/2019 - 08:57
Borrowers taking a personal loan from RupeeCircle will now be insured against accidental death and permanent total disability. The insurer will also ... as a mainstream alternate investment asset in I...

Djokovic wins his fourth Laureus World Sportsman of the Year

Tue, 19/02/2019 - 08:29
Slovak alpine skier Henrieta Farkasova and her guide Natalia Subrtova won the Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability Award. Yuwa, a sport for development organization that works in the rural regio...

Doctor for 2 years, recent changes in law ‘disqualify’ polio-stricken man for post graduation

Tue, 19/02/2019 - 07:59
However, the sudden changes in the Medical Council of India guidelines has left the polio-stricken man ‘ineligible’ for pursuing post-graduation. The 27-year-old suffers from a 90 per cent disability, ...

UPSC CSE Notification 2019: 896 Vacancies

Tue, 19/02/2019 - 07:59
Out of 896 vacancies, 39 vacancies have been reserved for Persons with Benchmark Disability Category ... incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational instit...

UPSC civil services notification 2019:Download PDF, check eligibility, exam pattern, age limit, important dates

Tue, 19/02/2019 - 07:10
A total of 896 vacancies have been announced in the official notification including 39 vacancies reserved for Persons with Benchmark Disability Category ... an Act of the Central or State Legislature ...

Novak Djokovic wins fourth Laureus, Tiger Woods, Naomi Osaka among big winners

Tue, 19/02/2019 - 06:19
Slovak alpine skier Henrieta Farkasova and her guide Natalia Subrtova won the 'Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability' Award ... that works in the rural region of Jharkhand in northern India, rece...

All-India protest against commercialization and communalization of education

Tue, 19/02/2019 - 06:09
The All-India Forum for Right to Education (AIFRTE ... by the state and free of all discrimination on the grounds of language, caste, class, gender, disability, ethnicity and religion. The demonstrati...

UPSC CSE 2019: Exam Notification to Release Today

Tue, 19/02/2019 - 05:50
This exam is conducted to fill administrative positions in different All-India services and central civil services ... Tribes/Other Backward Classes and Persons with Benchmark Disability etc. UPSC wil...

Meet Sneha, The First Indian To Get ‘No Caste, No Religion’ Certificate

Tue, 19/02/2019 - 04:22
She said, “I was raised in a family that did not believe in these concepts and my parents have always left the columns of caste and religion blank in application forms. However, I myself wanted to att...

Poll Campaign Updates: PM Modi Flags Off Electric Locomotive In Varanasi

Tue, 19/02/2019 - 03:12
Feb 19, 201910:13 (IST) Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with Divyangs (persons with disabilities) at Diesel Locomotive ... double the power with indigenous technology under Make in India," a se...

Mumbai to have first-ever workshop to teach blind tennis

Tue, 19/02/2019 - 02:05
Persons with disabilities often get weighed down just fighting for a ... They are also expensive. "While returning to India, I brought a dozen balls along with me. I first introduced the game to my fr...

Top court to take up plea on Articles 35A, 370

Mon, 18/02/2019 - 22:59
This legal disability also applies to heirs of such women ... including that it was against the “supremacy of the Constitution of India and contrary to dictum of ‘One Nation, One Constitution, One Nat...

'Conviction' is just what this double-amputee doctor orders

Mon, 18/02/2019 - 22:22
"But even after clearing the test, I had to fight for my dream. I had to go to Bombay High Court for admission to the MBBS course since I had been rejected on the basis of disability. I am happy the c...

Djokovic, Biles win Laureus Sports awards

Mon, 18/02/2019 - 21:04
Slovak alpine skier Henrieta Farkasova and her guide Natalia Subrtova won the Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability Award. Yuwa, a sport for development organization that works in the rural regio...

‘More Dalit women should be in power’

Mon, 18/02/2019 - 20:35
She was speaking as part of the panel discussion on ‘Dalit women in politics: Past, Present and Future’, organised by the All India Dalit Mahila Adhikar ... transgender activist Grace Banu, Dalit and ...

LIC launches ‘Micro Bachat’

Mon, 18/02/2019 - 20:35
CHENNAI : On Monday, the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) introduced ‘Micro Bachat’, a ... The optional benefit of LIC’s Accidental Benefit Rider or LIC’s Accidental Death and Disability Ride...

No corruption in Rafale deal: Athawale

Mon, 18/02/2019 - 16:41
He told reporters that there were more than two crore persons with disabilities in the country and claimed that ... to formally launch the Nagaland unit of Republican Party of India (RPI) in Dimapur o...

Sri Sri University hosted leadership dialogue- ‘From Canada to Cuttack: A leadership Journey’

Mon, 18/02/2019 - 15:43
Canada and India. The Canadian delegation comprised of renowned professionals ... He also made the audience aware about the social responsibilities towards the disability community Mr. Oliver Baezner, ...

SC to consider plea for urgent listing of PIL against Articles 35A, 370

Mon, 18/02/2019 - 11:55
This legal disability also applies to heirs of such women ... including that it was against the "supremacy of the Constitution of India and contrary to dictum of 'One Nation, One Constitution, One Nat...

Sudden Change In Guidelines Leave Polio-Stricken MBBS ‘Ineligible’ For Pursuing Higher Studies

Mon, 18/02/2019 - 10:13
he is shocked to hear that under the new medical council of India guidelines, he had over 90% disability and was “ineligible for admission.” Dr Shaloo, who has always dreamed of becoming a doctor work...

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