India Disability News

Why personal accident insurance is a must

Sun, 03/09/2017 - 06:24
The personal accident policy is beneficial as it covers permanent total or partial disability that may impair the earnings ... and is for your information & personal consumption only. India Infoline Limited or Dalal Street Investment Journal do not ...

Special drive for disabled persons

Sat, 02/09/2017 - 19:56
The camp in the city will be held at the district disability rehabilitation centre and GMCH from ... Get latest news & live updates on the go on your pc with News App. Download The Times of India news app for your device.

Differently-abled persons feel shunned, neglected

Sat, 02/09/2017 - 18:34
our Prime Minister has recently launched the accessible India campaign with a mission to make all the existing building disabled- friendly, however, forget about the old buildings, even the new buildings are not accessible to persons with disabilities," he ...

This is how you can postpone disability, death – Read

Sat, 02/09/2017 - 11:01
The study indicates that a healthy lifestyle may help reduce the duration of an individual`s disabled period near the end of life New Delhi: As per a recent study, making lifestyle changes and following a healthy one can help in postponing disability and ...

Not a vote bank, ignored in PU polls, say disabled

Sat, 02/09/2017 - 00:44
Chandigarh: People with disabilities are an angry lot in Panjab University (PU). Students parties have ignored them in their full-throated and colourful campaign for the elections slated for September 7. "We are not a vote bank. So, we are nowhere in their ...

Postpone disability, death by improving lifestyle

Fri, 01/09/2017 - 23:38
Healthy life is a gift to which nothing compares and findings from a recent research suggest that lifestyle factors may affect how long individuals live free of disability. The study indicates that a healthy lifestyle may help reduce the duration of an ...

A sporty day out for people with disability

Fri, 01/09/2017 - 17:21
And that's why when Satish heard that Inclov, a matchmaking app for people with disability, was organising "offline meet ... Download The Times of India news app for your device.

Mend ways, railways: Para-athlete allotted top berth in train twice in 3 months

Fri, 01/09/2017 - 15:09
Suvarna also runs an organisation for the disabled and is working on 'Accessible India Campaign'. The campaign has been started by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment for achieving worldwide accessibility for people with disabilities.

IRS officer celebrates birthday of her daughter among disabled children at school for speech, hearing impaired

Fri, 01/09/2017 - 13:06
She assured every possible support to the school and said "she is quite impressed by the learning abilities of children with disabilities and want to support ... Download The Times of India news app for your device.

Para-athlete Suvarna Raj allotted top berth in train, again

Fri, 01/09/2017 - 12:15
She runs an organisation for the disabled and is currently working on 'Accessible India Campaign', a campaign by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment for achieving worldwide accessibility for people with disabilities.

Union Minister urges state to fill backlog

Fri, 01/09/2017 - 01:56
This has taken to 9,000 the number of posts to be filled in the state under the disability quota, he said. Athawale said his party, the Republican Party of India (RPI), has urged the ruling NDA to implement 25 per cent reservation for economically weaker ...

‘Govt must protect rights of deafblind children’

Thu, 31/08/2017 - 20:20
Now that the Rights of Persons with Disability Act, 2016 has recognized deafblindness ... Get latest news & live updates on the go on your pc with News App. Download The Times of India news app for your device.

Admn to hold two-day camps for physically disabled

Thu, 31/08/2017 - 19:26
In order to extend a helping hand to persons suffering from physical disabilities, the District Red Cross Society, in cooperation with the Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India, will hold two-day special assessment camps on September 4 and 5 ...

Railways again allots top berth to disabled activist

Thu, 31/08/2017 - 17:04
She said she had informed about her disability at the time of booking but was still allotted ... Get latest news & live updates on the go on your pc with News App. Download The Times of India news app for your device.

More TV, less exercise may up walking disability risk: Study

Thu, 31/08/2017 - 13:59
"TV viewing is a very potent risk factor for disability in older age," said Loretta DiPietro from George Washington University in the US. "Sitting and watching TV for long periods (especially in the evening) has got to be one of the most dangerous things ...

Decolonising mental health: How India’s mentally ill are being drugged without consent

Thu, 31/08/2017 - 10:29
How overmedication is destroying the minds of India’s mentally ill The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, of which India is a signatory, makes it mandatory that people with disabilities have the right to self ...

More TV, less exercise may up walking disability risk

Thu, 31/08/2017 - 08:30
"TV viewing is a very potent risk factor for disability in older age," said Loretta DiPietro from George Washington University in the US. "Sitting and watching TV for long periods (especially in the evening) has got to be one of the most dangerous things ...

Watching television for 5 hours or more a day can develop mobility disability later

Thu, 31/08/2017 - 08:11
The findings concluded that people who watch TV for more than 5 hours a day had 65% higher risk of developing a mobility disability as compared to those who watched television for less than two hours per day. Watching TV, especially in the evening can ...

Uber Announces Insurance Program For Driver Partners

Thu, 31/08/2017 - 06:26
Uber has announced the roll out of a series of product innovations, programs and partnerships aimed at making driving for Uber an attractive choice for driver partners across India ... 5 lakh for permanent disability, up to Rs. 2 lakh in the event of ...

HC asks govt to respond to disabled boy's plea

Thu, 31/08/2017 - 00:55
On July 30, DNA had reported that Kohli, a resident of old Delhi's Sadar Bazar area, would knock on the court's door, seeking prosthetic limbs under the Right to Education (RTE) Act, 2009 and the Disability Act from the state government, in a bid to make ...

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