India Disability News

CDAC Recruitment 2019: 76 Vacancies

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 15:08
Project Manager 03 NOIDA-PM (HI-BD&PM) Noida/All India Project Engineer 08 NOIDA-PM (HI-BD&PM ... Caste Certificate [SC/ST/OBC(NCL)], Experience Certificate and Disability Certificate.

New rules sweeten the deal for clinical trials by Indian pharma cos

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 13:40
In the new rules, DCGI has decided to change the compensation clause in case of death or disability presumably caused by clinical ... While few years ago, India conducted 1.5 per cent of global clinic...

Microsoft calls for greater collaboration to harness the power of AI to empower people with disabilities

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 09:43
as well as assess policy’s role in creating an accessible India. This includes people with disabilities, their support-system, developers of assistive technologies, policy makers, CSR professionals an...

SC Issues Notice On Plea To Restrain Delhi Govt From Buying Public Buses Which Are Not Disabled Friendly

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 08:29
The Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has issued notice to Delhi government on the petition filed by wheel chair- bound Disability Rights activist, Nipun Malhotra seeki...

AI helping differently-abled to become more independent: Microsoft

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 08:03
“At Microsoft, we believe there are no limits to what people can achieve when technology reflects the diversity of everyone who uses it,” Sriram Rajamani, Managing Director, Microsoft Research India . ...

Inclusivity And Sustainability In Modern Organizations

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 07:05
This initiative will help increase awareness about persons with disabilities, their situation and their means ... Mr. Shantanu Chakraborty – Head of Business Development, Brookfield India Office Parks ...

Personal, Social Factors can Impact Return to Work After Ill-Health

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 06:13
Co-author Kevin Daniels, professor of organisational behaviour at UEA, said: "To reduce costs related to sickness absence and reduce the risk of long-term disability associated with extended absence f...

100 days after Paradise burned, the stories of the victims

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 05:37
So they rebuilt. Huff was stoic and strong, a farm laborer who worked in the fields his whole life; he lost a leg in a potato harvesting accident in 2001 but didn’t let his disability hold him back, s...

More Than 1 Billion People Risk Hearing Loss from Loud Music

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 04:52
The WHO and ITU report 466 million people suffer from the disability, most in low- and middle-income countries. It estimates the number will rise to more than 900 million people by 2050. The agencies ...

A mystical chord

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 04:19
Making music accessible to all within mainstream music festivals is a critical step in the direction of making the city disability-friendly and other festivals could take a cue from this. Priyanka Aro...

Problematizing Hetero Normative Space: Possibilities of Unisex Toilets

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 01:14
“There will be a time, when tourists will come to India to visit the colourful toilets ... They are also beneficial to people with disabilities, the elderly, and anyone else who may require ...

Physically handicapped throng Palamuru Sadaram centre

Thu, 14/02/2019 - 19:42
With the State government decided to enhance the Aasara pension to the physically handicapped persons from the current Rs 1,500 per every month to Rs 3,016 from the beginning of April this year, the S...

"When A Minister Cannot Have A Say": OP Rajbhar's Dig At Yogi Adityanath

Thu, 14/02/2019 - 18:38
The minister, whose Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party (SBSP) is an ally of the BJP in Uttar Pradesh, said he would, however, continue to be in charge of the Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Depar...

Special education the basic needs for differently abled persons

Thu, 14/02/2019 - 17:10
At the present scenario, comparing with the rest of the other states of India, Nagaland state is one of the least state and inadequate in terms of quality, network coverage in the area of disability a...

No shortcuts to income guarantee

Thu, 14/02/2019 - 16:06
For them, India has demonstrated the efficacy of another model of ... Work under these programmes should also incorporate the care economy, including community-based child-care, disability and old-age ...

Mewar Prince Speaks About Overcoming Learning Disabilities at Early Ed Asia 2019

Thu, 14/02/2019 - 16:01
Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar of Udaipur royalty made an emotional and extremely personal revelation during his talk at a premier conference on Early Childhood education in Jaipur. He spoke about the ... unit gets licence for insurance biz

Thu, 14/02/2019 - 13:14, a subsidiary of the Bengaluru-based Group, has received the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India’s insurance ... sharing risk – the risk of ...

Interventional Pain Management Specialist Dr. Kaliq Chang With Atlantic Spine Center Offers Tips for a Better Back When Obesity Is the Problem

Thu, 14/02/2019 - 11:26
Lower back pain is the second leading cause of disability – and early retirement – globally and, in the United States, is the driver for an estimated 2.6 million visits annually to hospital emergency ...

Disgruntled ally Om Prakash Rajbhar offers to hand over backward class welfare portfolio to Yogi Adityanath

Thu, 14/02/2019 - 08:34
Rajbhar said he would, however, continue to be in charge of the empowerment of persons with disabilities department. The minister, whose Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party (SBSP) is an ally of the BJP in ...

Why rights body for persons with disabilities is against new MBBS admission guidelines

Thu, 14/02/2019 - 08:04
The letter also makes a plea to revise the current MCI (Medical Council of India) guidelines so that people with disabilities are able to pursue medical studies and a career in the same ...