India Disability News

States of healthcare

Fri, 24/11/2017 - 17:57
A combined measure of these two metrics is expressed as the loss of Disability Adjusted Life Years (DALYs ... 1,000 experts led by Lalit Dandona of the Public Health Foundation of India, in partnership with the Indian Council of Medical Research and ...

Years of life lost to deaths, disability in road accidents highest in J&K: Study

Fri, 24/11/2017 - 10:14
Years of potential life lost to deaths and disability caused by road accidents is the highest in Jammu and Kashmir than the rest of the states, a study shows. While at all-India level, road injuries were the 10th leading cause of death, contributing 2.9 ...

Minister Lebouthillier announces Disability Advisory Committee

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 17:57
on individuals and their families. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is committed to administer measures for persons with disabilities in a fair, transparent, and accessible way. Today, the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue ...

What are the documents required for Aadhaar card

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 09:22
any other State or Central government issued family entitlement document etc. Get latest news & live updates on the go on your pc with News App. Download The Times of India news app for your device.

Chhattisgarh is best state in promoting empowerment of persons with disabilities

Tue, 21/11/2017 - 10:54
RAIPUR: Chhattisgarh has been adjudged the best state in promoting empowerment of persons with disabilities by the Union ministry ... accessible websites which are in key position in India, best work of Divyangjan commissioner court, accessible city ...

Chhattisgarh, best state in promoting empowerment of persons with disabilities

Tue, 21/11/2017 - 10:28
The National award will be given by the President of India on December 3, on the occasion of International Day of persons with disabilities at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.Secretary Sonmoni Borah informed "The award, part of the National award for the ...

Dyslexia diagnosis in India on par with world standards, says British expert

Mon, 20/11/2017 - 23:54
“When more dyslexic persons emerge into popular figures, dyslexia would not be considered a disability. Dyslexic persons have high creativity,” she said. “No retention policy and poor funding for education in India are also adding to the problems ...

UDID agony for people with disabilities

Mon, 20/11/2017 - 16:32
Currently, the disability certificate of one state is not recognised in ... Get latest news & live updates on the go on your pc with News App. Download The Times of India news app for your device.

As India Rushes Towards Digital Money, Are We Doing Enough For the Elderly and Those With Disabilities?

Sun, 19/11/2017 - 21:35
A recent RBI circular reminds us that digital banking, welcome as it is in the overall context, does not benefit all sections of society equally. In what has been hailed as a major step in stepping up of their standards of banking service towards the ...

Resident warrior: City must not forget people with disability

Sun, 19/11/2017 - 20:09
Bengaluru is a melting pot of different cultures, languages and people. Though it is the best city in terms of employment and inclusion of persons with disabilities in India, there is still a long way to go to make the city completely accessible.

‘Road injuries caused 65 per cent more disabilities, early deaths in 2016 compared with 1990’

Sun, 19/11/2017 - 16:38
The range of disease burden or the disability-adjusted life year (DALY) rate varied three fold for road injuries and six fold for self-harm among the states of India in 2016. There was no consistent relationship between the disability-adjusted life year ...

Road injuries caused 65% more disabilities in 2016 than in 1990, says report

Sun, 19/11/2017 - 08:12
The range of disease burden or the disability-adjusted life year (DALY) rate varied three fold for road injuries and six fold for self-harm among the states of India in 2016. There was no consistent relationship between the disability-adjusted life year ...

'Road injuries caused 65% more disabilities, early deaths in 2016 compared with 1990'

Sun, 19/11/2017 - 03:55
The range of disease burden or the disability-adjusted life year (DALY) rate varied three fold for road injuries and six fold for self-harm among the states of India in 2016. There was no consistent relationship between the disability-adjusted life year ...

At convocation, Delhi University floats plan for disability studies

Sat, 18/11/2017 - 16:43
According to sources, the Centre for Disability Studies would be research-oriented ... Get latest news & live updates on the go on your pc with News App. Download The Times of India news app for your device.

Global Entrepreneurship Summit will promote startups and entrepreneurship in India: Amitabh Kant

Sat, 18/11/2017 - 11:52
New Delhi [India], Nov 18 (ANI-NewsVoir): Today, Firefox Bikes and Adventure Beyond Barriers Foundation organised '#EverydayAbility,' an inclusive event that witnessed able-bodied individuals as well as Persons with Disability (PwDs) participating in ...

Firefox organises #EverydayAbility Paramotoring event in Delhi NCR for persons with disability

Sat, 18/11/2017 - 10:51
New Delhi [India], Nov 18 (ANI-NewsVoir): Today, Firefox Bikes and Adventure Beyond Barriers Foundation organised '#EverydayAbility,' an inclusive event that witnessed able-bodied individuals as well as Persons with Disability (PwDs) participating in ...

Airbnb just bought Accomable, a startup that helps travelers with disabilities find places to stay

Sat, 18/11/2017 - 06:32
A screenshot of Airbnb's new "accessibility needs" checklist that allows people with disabilities to more easily find suitable ... Download The Times of India news app for your device.

Once a Child Labourer-Kanaka from Bengaluru Will speak About Child Rights in Parliament

Sat, 18/11/2017 - 03:21
On November 20, Parliament of India will play host to 30 children from across the ... While her mother worked as a maid to make ends meet, her father’s physical disability kept him homebound. Her mother managed to send Kanaka to a school till Class ...

Gujarat Records Most Deaths Due to Malnourishment, Disability in 2016: Study

Sat, 18/11/2017 - 00:55
... Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Public Health Foundation of India and Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, says malnutrition caused maximum death and disability in 1990 while maintaining its position till 2016. In 1990, malnutrition ...

In 2016, malnutrition caused most death and disability in Gujarat

Fri, 17/11/2017 - 21:30
Child and maternal malnutrition continue to account for most death and disability in Gujarat, besides dietary risk and air pollution, according to a recent report, India: Health of the Nation’s States. The report, prepared by the Indian Council of ...

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