India Disability News

Hajj 2019: No bar on pilgrims with disabilities

Fri, 02/11/2018 - 02:53
the Haj Committee of India on Thursday submitted in Delhi High Court that there will not be any bar on persons with disabilities if they wish to travel for Haj. Citing a bizarre reason, the Modi gover...

NTA website skips new Medical Council of India rules for differently abled pupils

Fri, 02/11/2018 - 01:01
However, Dr Satendra Singh, MD and founder, Doctors with Disabilities: Agents of Change, alleged that National Testing Agency’s online brochure still has old guidelines given by the Medical Council of ...

Centre lifts Haj ban on people with disabilities

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 13:00
Ministry of Minority Affairs' Haj Committee of India apprised the Delhi High Court of the amended eligibility criteria, which states that persons with disabilities can now perform Haj. The court ...

Dyslexic man wants schools to open doors to kids with learning disabilities

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 02:25
Determined to ensure that no child with learning disabilities faces what he had gone through, Arun has co-founded Blink Research and Services, incubated at Loyala College and 3R-Labs that nurtures ...

10 bikers, 15 cities: A fundraiser ride across India in support of girls’ education

Wed, 31/10/2018 - 11:55
From Jaisalmer the ride continued to Ahmedabad where they met and interacted with children with disabilities ... off from Kochi was supported by Pankaj Gupta, CEO of Polaris India. Riding about 120 to ...

10 things to know about India’s first engineless train, T-18

Tue, 30/10/2018 - 17:10
India’s first engineless ... Comfortable for Differently abled Person With Disability will find it easier to travel with T-18 due it is ample space and disabled-friendly toilets. 5. Security measures ...

Jaipur-based doctor to represent India at Mrs. Asia International

Tue, 30/10/2018 - 11:48
Jaipur-based Dr. Anupama Soni, who won the title of Mrs. India in August, has been shortlisted for Mrs ... examining the progress made in promoting teaching and research on Disability Studies. The Edi...

This disabled man ran 6 km to alert Indian Railways of a broken track

Tue, 30/10/2018 - 10:03
This disabled man forgot about his leg injuries and disabilities when he saw a break on the railway track and ran uncontrollably for 6 kms to alert Indian Railways of the upcoming danger on Saturday. ...

Microsoft is using AI to empower close to one billion with disabilities: Report

Mon, 29/10/2018 - 06:45
including in India. The programme will put AI tools in the hands of developers to accelerate the development of accessible and intelligent AI solutions for people with disabilities. Jenny Lay-Flurrie, ...

Train 18: ICF to launch India’s first Engine-less train today

Mon, 29/10/2018 - 06:10
Chennai: The Intergral Coach Factory (ICF) is set to launch India’s first modern train named ‘Train ... The train also offers disability-friendly features. It gives such passengers the option to entra...

For Microsoft, AI is all about empowering 1 bn people with disabilities

Mon, 29/10/2018 - 05:02
including in India. The programme will put AI tools in the hands of developers to accelerate the development of accessible and intelligent AI solutions for people with disabilities. Jenny Lay-Flurrie, ...

Unique Mumbai cafe helps staffers overcome disabilities

Sun, 28/10/2018 - 05:35
"I returned to India after 15 years in the US and started the YCT in 2014 to bring people with developmental disabilities into the social and national mainstream, and make them responsible and contrib...

Unique Mumbai cafe helps staffers overcome disabilities (IANS Special Series)

Sun, 28/10/2018 - 05:31
"I returned to India after 15 years in the US and started the YCT in 2014 to bring people with developmental disabilities into the social and national mainstream, and make them responsible and contrib...

Disabled persons from India, Bangladesh play friendly cricket match

Sat, 27/10/2018 - 22:57
The game, besides improving the relation between India and Bangladesh, also aimed towards encouraging ... Similarly, the team members of Bangladesh stated that disability cannot be a hindrance to norm...

No admission, tuition fee from students with disabilities: PSEB

Sat, 27/10/2018 - 18:45
The Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) has directed all government, government-aided and private schools, affiliated with the board not to charge any admission and tuition fee from the students with ...

Living with grace and dignity, beyond disability

Sat, 27/10/2018 - 17:32
The Hindu temple of Toledo, Ohio, as part of its annual Gandhi Jayanti celebrations, invited me, an India-born Canadian scholar, to introduce Indians there to a distinguished Indian demographer who ha...

Elderly and poor provided with assistive devices in South Delhi

Sat, 27/10/2018 - 16:23
The minister said the work on a universal ID card for persons with disabilities was in progress. Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO), a PSU working under the aegis of the mini...

Nishtha Dudeja becomes India's first ever 'Miss Deaf Asia'

Sat, 27/10/2018 - 14:59
It is being hailed as a step in the right direction to prove that disability cannot come in the way of success ... She is also the winner of Miss Deaf India title, which was held in February in Jaipur ...

Why stronger adults with good muscle strength are better equipped to prevent future disability

Sat, 27/10/2018 - 06:06
WASHINGTON D.C. [USA]: As we age, we may develop certain disabilities that make it difficult to walk, climb, balance, or maintain our fine motor skills. In turn, these changes can affect our ability t...

Girl denied disability certificate at Delhi's government hospital for not having Aadhaar card

Sat, 27/10/2018 - 01:21
A 13-year-old class ninth student has been denied a disability certificate at a Delhi-government ... For more exclusive & live news updates from all around India, stay connected with NYOOOZ.

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