India Disability News

People with disabilities resort to semi-clad protest to assert their rights

Mon, 02/04/2018 - 16:33
Aurangabad: Hundreds of people with disabilities on Monday took to the streets, semi-clad, to demand release of funds reserved for them in the budget of local bodies. Activists also demanded implementation of schemes available for people with disabilities.

Qutub Minar Will Light Up Blue For A Cause India Needs To Pay Attention To Now

Mon, 02/04/2018 - 06:03
what the organisation envisions primarily is ensure that the kids are seen and heard in the society and not shunned for their disability. To know more about ACE, you can check their website or Facebook page. You can write to ACE at archana.nayar@ace-india ...

Chennai advocacy group launches devices for people with disabilities

Mon, 02/04/2018 - 04:05
CHENNAI: Two low-cost devices that enable people with motor disabilities to access and use electronic and tech devices were launched by a city-based advocacy group for People with Disabilities (PwD). Aimed at increasing self-sufficiency among people with ...

City advocacy group launches devices for people with disabilities

Sun, 01/04/2018 - 18:03
Chennai: Two low-cost devices that enable people with motor disabilities to access and use electronic and tech devices were launched by a city-based advocacy group for People with Disabilities (PwD). Aimed at increasing self-sufficiency among people with ...

Guidelines of Delhi high court for assessment of functional disability in case of motor accident

Sun, 01/04/2018 - 08:38
Pest Control (India) Ltd. - 1995 (1) SCC 551 and Baker v ... relating to loss of future earnings on account of permanent disability, future medical expenses, loss of amenities (and/or loss of prospects of marriage) and loss of expectation of life.

Nepal-India Relations: Need for Urgent Paradigm Shift

Sat, 31/03/2018 - 18:33
In India’s first freedom struggle ... one Dalit and one from persons with disabilities or minorities, from each State by an electoral college composed of members of the State Assembly, chairpersons and vice-chairpersons of the Village Bodies, and ...

Disability rights activists protest

Thu, 29/03/2018 - 09:30
Disability rights activists who protested in the city on Wednesday ... For more exclusive & live news updates from all around India, stay connected with NYOOOZ.

Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. Notification 2018: Diploma Trainee & Jr. Officer Trainee (HR)

Thu, 29/03/2018 - 09:25
Age Limit (As on 19/04/18): 27 years Stipend: Rs.16,500/- p.m. Registration Fee: Rs.300/-. SC, ST, Person with Disability, Ex-Servicemen and Departmental candidates are exempted from payment of registration fee.

Touchscreen Interfaces Made Convenient for Users With Disability

Thu, 29/03/2018 - 09:02
A new algorithmic approach to smartphone use that takes individual differences into account enables users with tremor, dyslexia, Alzheimer's, or poor eyesight, and other impairments or disabilities to use touchscreen gadgets with ease. "The majority of ...

India calls for timely reimbursement of peacekeeping operations

Wed, 28/03/2018 - 17:19
India has emphasised the importance of timely reimbursements ... Kumar stressed that there is an urgent need to review the death and disability compensation package since the last such review was undertaken long ago. Given that there is a drastic increase ...

Apple Plans to Introduce Disability Emojis Including Wheelchair users, Bionic Limbs and Guide Dogs

Wed, 28/03/2018 - 06:10
Recently, tech giant Apple has proposed a series of “accessibility” emojis “to better represent individuals with disabilities. The tech firm has submitted proposals for 13 emojis depicting wheelchair users, bionic arms, guide dogs, hearing aids and ...

India calls for timely reimbursement to nations for UN peacekeeping operations

Wed, 28/03/2018 - 02:50
India has emphasised the importance of timely reimbursements ... Kumar stressed that there is an urgent need to review the death and disability compensation package since the last such review was undertaken long ago. Given that there is a drastic increase ...

Climbing meet: Passion triumphs over disability

Tue, 27/03/2018 - 18:00
For visually impaired climber Sande-eshwarappa from Bengaluru and many others hailing from different states across the country, physical disability has never been an obstacle. Their undying passion for the sport is always motivating them to prove their ...

Special focus is being laid on convenient registration and voting for persons with disabilities

Tue, 27/03/2018 - 06:34
This is being done keeping in mind the theme of the Election Commission for the year: Accessible Elections

Defying disability, Indore man zooms to third spot in Desert Storm rally

Tue, 27/03/2018 - 01:57
INDORE: Indore-based disabled man without hands took everyone by surprise by bagging that third place in the Desert Storm rally in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer. Driving his medium hatchback through sand and gravel using only his legs and covering a distance of ...

Nitin Gadkari urges Sachin Tendulkar to be Road Safety Ambassador of India

Mon, 26/03/2018 - 09:43
A report suggests that 85% of helmets sold in India are of poor quality and do not comply with ... the road traffic injuries leading to deaths, disabilities and subsequent hospitalisation causing severe socio-economic costs, still remain a cause of grave ...

Gal Gadot’s Stephen Hawking tweet, and the unsentimental handling of disability in ‘Rust and Bone’

Mon, 26/03/2018 - 06:18
Ableist (i.e. someone who discriminates against people with disabilities). That’s a new word I learnt ... Hangout: Neha Dhupia and Nikhil Chinapa talking all about MTV India's RoadiesXtreme Hangout: The Aiyaary team, Sidharth Malhotra and Neeraj Pandey ...

India – How have the Courts treated Women this past year?

Sun, 25/03/2018 - 12:37
nor disability on the other.” While this is far from the reality in India, some of the decisions noted above have added to the momentum required to draw closer to Mill’s ideal of equality. Kamayani Bali – Mahabal – A Kractivist with Multiple ...

Apple proposes new emojis to represent people with disabilities

Sun, 25/03/2018 - 09:35
NEW YORK: From service dogs to a prosthetic arm, iPhone maker Apple has proposed 13 new emojis to better represent people with disabilities, according to media reports. In a proposal sent to the emoji-creators Unicode Consortium, Apple has proposed a new ...

Apple offers 13 new emojis to represent people with disabilities

Sun, 25/03/2018 - 09:31
The emoji include guide dogs and hearing aids, with the tech giant claiming it wants to better represent people with disabilities. From service dogs to a prosthetic arm, iPhone maker Apple has proposed 13 new emojis to better represent people with ...

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