India Disability News

JK Cement salutes the unsung heroes of India at JK Cement Swachh Ability Awards

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 09:31
one of the leading cement manufacturers in India, recently concluded the third edition of the JK Cement SwachhAbility Run held in Rajasthan with the JK Cement SwachhAbility Awards, as a tribute to som...

Soldiers who feign disability to earn extra money will face action: Gen Bipin Rawat

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 06:48
Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat Thursday warned that officers and jawans of the Armed forces “who cannot withstand stress” and “feign disability citing high blood pressure, diabetes and hypert...

IRDAI Permits Single Personal Accident Cover for Multiple Vehicles in India

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 03:58
In September this year, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) had raised the minimum insurance ... 24 hour personal accident cover against Death and Permanent Disability ...

Better care, stronger laws needed to save 30 million babies on the brink of death

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 01:56
Figures disclose that an estimated one million small and sick newborns survive each year with a long-term disability. A brighter tomorrow, with better strategies The good news is that these babies ...

India-UK Future Tech festival honours seven Indian tech startups

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 00:55
The company is also looking at direct sales, and exploring the India market first. A startup working on the ... which is a matchmaking platform for people with disabilities and helps them find friends ...

Disability commissioner inspects DMCH

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 17:05
DARBHANGA: State disability commissioner Dr Shivajee Kumar on Tuesday inspected Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) to inquire about the facilities being provided to the ‘divyangs ...

This teacher with disability awaits her right for long

Tue, 11/12/2018 - 17:56
As Human Rights Day was celebrated worldwide yesterday, a teacher from a Jalandhar village with both her legs disabled was teaching students and waiting that when the right for which she has been figh...

Auroville, 50 years on: Story behind India’s ‘utopia’ ignores the contribution, oppression of Tamil locals

Tue, 11/12/2018 - 02:30
Its innovative architecture, use of renewable energy and agricultural reforms are oft-discussed as being potential models which can be replicated elsewhere in India, if not outside the country. Many v...

New Insights into Cervical Cancer in India

Tue, 11/12/2018 - 01:12
Cervical cancer is one of the most common causes of death in a low socio-demographic index (SDI) country like India. Premature death and disability from cancer is a great tragedy that hundreds of thou...

Vijay Mallya to be extradited to India

Mon, 10/12/2018 - 21:45
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], Dec 11 (ANI): An international storytelling festival "BhuFeSto" was organised for the differently- abled children in Bhubaneswar on Monday where special storytelling sess...

Vijay Mallya to be extradited to India, CBI welcomes the ruling

Mon, 10/12/2018 - 21:45
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], Dec 11 (ANI): An international storytelling festival "BhuFeSto" was organised for the differently- abled children in Bhubaneswar on Monday where special storytelling sess...

Cervical Cancer in India: A preventable tragedy that requires immediate attention

Mon, 10/12/2018 - 09:11
New Delhi: Premature death and disability from cancer is a great tragedy that hundreds of thousands of women and their families in India and other developing countries face every year. Of the various ...

Amway India celebrates International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Mon, 10/12/2018 - 08:44
Chennai, 7th December 2018 – Amway India, the country’s largest FMCG Direct Selling company, celebrated the ‘International Day of Persons with Disabilities’ in association with Indian Association for ...

Cervical Cancer in India: A preventable tragedy that requires urgent attention

Mon, 10/12/2018 - 06:05
Premature death and disability from cancer is a great tragedy that hundreds of thousands of women and their families in India and other developing countries face every year. Of the various cancers tha...

Cervical Cancer in India needs urgent attention

Mon, 10/12/2018 - 06:01
Premature death and disability from cancer is a great tragedy that hundreds of thousands of women and their families in India and other developing countries face every year. Of the various cancers tha...

Cervical Cancer in India: A preventable tragedy that requires urgent attention (Comment)

Mon, 10/12/2018 - 04:41
Premature death and disability from cancer is a great tragedy that hundreds of thousands of women and their families in India and other developing countries face every year. Of the various cancers tha...

UN Disability & Development report cites MGNREGA

Sat, 08/12/2018 - 16:11
India's Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) - the world's largest wage-based social protection programme-has been cited, in a first-ever UN report on Disability and Develo...

NMC mulls proposal to set up special park for people with disabilities

Sat, 08/12/2018 - 14:19
Hausla, an NGO working for those with disabilities, has submitted a proposal to the NMC to construct the park. The NGO has claimed that it would be the first such park in the state dedicated to ...

Karnataka accelerator gives a leg-up to disability technology solution startups

Sat, 08/12/2018 - 03:31
The product, developed by Bengaluru-based startup Eye-D, is among the three disability technology solutions to be deployed by the government-sponsored Assistive Technology Accelerator (ATA).

Disability among India's elderly much higher than estimated, says study

Sat, 08/12/2018 - 00:46
Study found that 17.91 per cent of males and 26.21 per cent of females aged 60 and above, experience disability. London: New estimates of disability among India's elderly population show that the scal...

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