India Disability News

Therap's Disability Software Offers Aggregate Incident Data to Assist in Organizational Decision Making for Improved Incident Management

Wed, 31/01/2018 - 12:24
Therap's Business Intelligence tool for developmental disability service providers aggregates agency-wide data, providing real time reports for various modules. Using Therap's Business Intelligence Dashboards, providers are able to create meaningful ...

Wisconsin Disability Providers Use Therap to Document Assisted Living Services

Wed, 31/01/2018 - 12:24
In developing a personalized individual support plan, providers utilize the expertise of a national network of intellectual and developmental disability providers designing thousands of service delivery program templates, designed and shared in the ISP ...

India's Surgical Robotics Market To Touch $350 Mn By 2025

Wed, 31/01/2018 - 05:45
An estimated 143 million additional surgical procedures are needed each year to save lives and prevent disability. Furthermore, for the developing countries, investing in surgery would save approximately $12.3 trillion in GDP by 2030. The growing demand ...

Chapter on athletes with disabilities coming soon to NCERT books

Wed, 31/01/2018 - 00:55
"One chapter on the sports activities and opportunities available under various schemes of the Government of India for persons with disabilities may be incorporated in the school syllabus. The 'Team Division' of the SAI will prepare the draft study ...

This Guntur lad led team India to victory

Tue, 30/01/2018 - 18:43
Mr. Ajay Kumar, who works with State Bank of India, said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi ... his birth and his efforts to play ‘normal’ cricket failed owing to his disability. “But the visually-challenged format gave me the scope to climb the ...

India, Pakistan working for release of disabled, elderly prisoners

Tue, 30/01/2018 - 15:11
Islamabad: Pakistan and India are considering a proposal to release elderly prisoners, those with disabilities or women prisoners on humanitarian grounds held in each other’s jails, even as tensions simmer between the two South Asian rivals over ...

Determination, not disability, marks life with diabetes

Tue, 30/01/2018 - 11:17
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) recently announced that children with Type1 diabetes will now be placed under the category of persons with disabilities (PwD). These students will be asked to fill up the forms for classes X and XII exams ...

Court rejects disability excuse of rape accused

Mon, 29/01/2018 - 19:11
NEW DELHI: A rape accused's defence of having a walking disability and not having the strength to overpower the survivor failed to impress the court, which held him guilty. According to the court, the disability did not mean he was physically weaker than ...

Foreign Law Firms’ Entry To India:Arvind Datar Differentiates Between ‘Court Practice’ And ‘Other Legal Services’

Mon, 29/01/2018 - 14:02
Foreign Law Firms’ Entry: Senior Advocate CU Singh Insists On Practice To Be Subject To India’s Regulatory Regime ... to ‘advocates’, which is not to be interpreted as a disability for persons not enrolled as ‘advocates’”.

2 children with disabilities face an uncertain future

Sun, 28/01/2018 - 22:03
Both have severe learning disabilities and are set to lose their only shot at primary education — their school. The village's primary education centre, which functions only up to Class IV, has figured in the list of institutes facing closure across the ...

Persons with disability to get free coaching for banking and competitive exams

Sun, 28/01/2018 - 14:46
Interested candidates will also be provided with accommodation facilities.Last year 20 persons with disabilities including five hearing ... For more exclusive & live news updates from all around India, stay connected with NYOOOZ.

Quota For Acid Attack Survivors, People With Disability In Government Jobs

Sun, 28/01/2018 - 08:56
New Delhi: People with autism, mental illnesses, intellectual disability and victims of acid attacks will now get quota in central government jobs, an official order said. In case of direct recruitment, four per cent of the total number of vacancies ...

Kids with learning disabilities short-shrifted

Sun, 28/01/2018 - 02:18
KOCHI: The CBSE board has thrown several differently-abled students and those with learning disabilities studying in grade 12 into the deep end of the pool a month before the board exams are to kick-off. Parents and school authorities told TOI under the ...

News in Numbers: India’s bad loans shrink 0.4% to Rs9.46 trillion in September quarter

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 02:47
Tell me more: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had initiated a major asset quality review ... at least 200 IT employees provided fake information regarding disability and chronic illness of their family members to fraudulently claim IT refunds.

Implement act on rights of persons with disabilities: SC

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 17:38
The SC today asked all states and UTs to implement within three months, the 2016 Act on the rights of persons with disabilities. A Division Bench of Justices Arun Mishra and S Abdul Nazeer asked states and UTs to file reports regarding compliance of ...

SC to states: Implement 2016 Act on the rights of persons with disabilities

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 08:49
Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins. The Supreme Court on Thursday (January 25) granted certain states three months time to comply with a 2016 Act pertaining to rights of persons with disabilities. The bench comprising of Justices Arun Mishra and ...

SC asks states to implement act on rights of persons with disabilities

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 07:01
The Supreme Court on Thursday asked all states and union territories (UTs) to implement within three months, the 2016 Act on the rights of persons with disabilities. A division bench of Justice Arun Mishra and Justice S. Abdul Nazeer asked states and UTs ...

Government to provide jobs to those with learning disabilities

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 04:53
Government jobs for the differently-abled with learning disabilities are being opened in India nine months after the Right of Persons with Disabilities Act came to play, according to a report in The Economic Times. The Centre directed that a 3-4 ...

Air quality: Yale report ranks India at 177 out of 180

Wed, 24/01/2018 - 23:59
The study, titled the Environment Performance Index, also warns that India is staring at a public health crisis if concrete measures are not taken to curb pollution. “As the dominant source of diseases and disability in our data, countries that score ...

India slips to bottom five in Environmental Performance Index

Wed, 24/01/2018 - 17:56
“India’s low scores are influenced by poor performance in ... contributed to two-thirds of all life-years lost to environmentally related deaths and disabilities. “Pollution is particularly severe in places such as India and China, where greater ...