India Disability News

PM Modi’s remarks on dyslexia ‘disrespectful and insensitive’, says disability rights group

Mon, 04/03/2019 - 03:18
A coalition of disability rights groups on Sunday criticised ... engineering students via video conference at the Smart India Hackathon 2019. During his interaction, a student was talking about ...

Special Olympics for children: Triumphing over disabilities

Sun, 03/03/2019 - 18:05
disability expert, Special Olympics. "In the event that was held in 2015 in Los Angeles, our children won 26 medals. Of these, five were gold medals. We were part of the 209-strong contingent from Ind...

Man With Mental Disability Kills Brother With Axe In Rajasthan: Police

Sun, 03/03/2019 - 16:25
Upset after being scolded by his younger brother, a 45-year-old mentally unstable man in Rajasthan's Kota killed him with an axe, police said on Sunday. Family members said the man would urinate in hi...

Disability rights group takes exception to PM’s remarks

Sun, 03/03/2019 - 13:25
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s latest dyslexia-related jibe to target his political adversaries — Congress president Rahul Gandhi and UPA chief Sonia Gandhi — has come under attack from a disability r...

‘Centre for Disability Sports’ to be set up at Gwalior

Sun, 03/03/2019 - 05:46
New Delhi, Mar 3 (IBNS): A‘Centre for Disability Sports’will be set up at Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh. The proposal regarding setting up of it has been approved by the Government. It will be registered ...

Meet on disabilities concludes

Sat, 02/03/2019 - 23:48
The aim of the scheme of the District Disability Rehabilitation Centre for Persons with Disabilities was to provide comprehensive services to the differently abled and to enable them to become self-su...

Caregiver Raped Women With Mental Disability. Both Gave Birth To Babies

Sat, 02/03/2019 - 23:23
The mission of the center in Fairfax County is to "employ and support" people with disabilities, but a prosecutor said a worker sexually assaulted a 29-year-old woman with Down syndrome in its offices ...

India Must Reach Top 25 In Global Innovation Index Soon: PM Modi

Sat, 02/03/2019 - 19:53
The new India, on which we are all working ... differently-abled, students with learning disabilities and malnourished children. PM Modi also gave his suggestions on how those solutions could be stren...

India keen to reach top 25 position in global innovation index soon: Modi

Sat, 02/03/2019 - 17:43
The new India, on which we are all working ... differently-abled, students with learning disabilities and malnourished children. Modi also provided his suggestions on how those solutions could be stre...

What India Inc can learn from Kirloskar Brothers’ all-women unit in Coimbatore

Sat, 02/03/2019 - 15:03
KBL has seven factories in India. About 7% of the employees are women ... Lakshmi has introduced some human resource innovations such as hiring young women with learning disabilities for the shop floo...

Ibadat student to represent India in Special Olympics Summer Games

Sat, 02/03/2019 - 00:20
will represent India in powerlifting at the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games to be held in Abu Dhabi from March 28, was sent off by her co-mates at Ibadat Special School with much aplomb. Jain ...

Disability panel issues notice to DSSSB

Fri, 01/03/2019 - 18:21
New Delhi: The State Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities has served a show cause notice to the Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board (DSSSB) chairperson after it received a complaint from ...

Cerebral Palsy Alliance Research Foundation Launches a New Campaign Celebrating The Faces of CP

Fri, 01/03/2019 - 15:07
Research Foundation (CPARF) is proud to present a visual narrative of the disability through their powerful new campaign, Faces of CP. Launching today on FacesOfCP.org to coincide with National Cerebr...

Union Cabinet approves setting up of Centre for Disability Sports in Gwalior

Fri, 01/03/2019 - 12:10
The union cabinet has approved the setting up of a Centre for Disability Sports in Gwalior. The government of India will spend over 170 crores on the project. The project is expected to complete withi...

DSSSB Chair served show cause notice by disability court

Fri, 01/03/2019 - 10:30
The State Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities has served a show cause notice to the DSSSB Chairperson after it received a complaint from a disabled person alleging that the government body ...

Centre nods for Centre for Disability Sports in MP’s Gwalior

Fri, 01/03/2019 - 07:51
The Union Cabinet approved for setting up of a Centre for Disability Sports at Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh, to be registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 that will work under the name of C...

Disabilities department sets Guinness world record after implanting artificial legs to 260 people in 8 hours

Fri, 01/03/2019 - 07:49
The Free Press Journal is one of the oldest English Daily newspapers from Mumbai with a heritage of more than 88 years. And yet, The Free Press Journal is a contemporary paper and rooted in current ur...

Union Cabinet approves setting up of a Centre for Disability Sports in Gwalior

Fri, 01/03/2019 - 05:13
The union cabinet has approved the setting up of a Centre for Disability Sports in Gwalior. The government of India will spend over 170 crores on the project. The project is expected to complete withi...

Govt gives ex-post facto approval for creation of SPV for Air India's disinvestment

Thu, 28/02/2019 - 21:36
New Delhi [India], Mar 1 (ANI): The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal for setting up of a Centre for Disability Sports at Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh, to be registered under the Societies Registra...

Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize ceremony: India’s top, young scientists felicitated

Thu, 28/02/2019 - 20:58
Ganesan Venkatasubramanian, who works with the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences in Bengaluru, received his award on crutches due to a disability in his legs ... since 1958. Some o...

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