India Disability News

She did not let disability deter her from becoming an all-India topper: PM Modi praises CBSE topper on 'Mann ki Baat'

Mon, 30/07/2018 - 07:13
In his monthly radio programme, Prime Minister Narendra Modi names Gurugram student Anushka Panda, who suffers from spinal muscular atrophy, as an inspiration. On July 29 , in the 46th episode of his ...

India Mortgaged? Forced-Fed Illness and the Neoliberal Food Regime

Mon, 30/07/2018 - 02:59
India’s mineral deficient soils haven’t helped ... Illnesses are on the rise too, including asthma, autism and learning disabilities, birth defects and reproductive dysfunction, diabetes, Parkinson’s ...

How to ascertain compensation in case of permanent or temporary disability arising out of accident?

Sun, 29/07/2018 - 11:40
which he would have enjoyed but for the disability caused due to the accident. In K. Suresh v. New India Assurance Co. Ltd. MANU/SC/0908/2012 : (2012)12 SCC 274, this Court adverted to the earlier jud...

2.21 pc of Indian population affected by some form of disability : Banwarilal Purohit

Sat, 28/07/2018 - 13:42
Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Saturday said about 2.21 per cent of the population in India was affected by some form of disability as per the 2011 census. Delivering his address at the 10t...

Disability need not hinder one's success: TN Guv

Sat, 28/07/2018 - 11:47
He said, "stalwarts with disabilities" like Gayathri Sankaran (Padmashri awardee, musician) and K Radhabai, the first visually disabled woman to receive a Ph.D degree in south India "have never let an...

Punjab & Sind Bank Recruitment 2018: 20 Vacancy of Manager (Law) News

Sat, 28/07/2018 - 10:07
Punjab & Sind Bank Recruitment 2018: 20 Vacancy of Manager (Law) News: A Government of India Undertaking ... government norms for Candidates belonging to/ or are – intellectual disability, orthopedica...

M Phil and Ph D courses : HC asks JNU to give admission to students with disability

Fri, 27/07/2018 - 18:30
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday asked the Jawaharlal Nehru University to admit for M Phil and Ph D courses students with disability if they have cleared the entrance exam. A bench of Acting ...

Allow Students With Disabilities To Do M.Phil, Ph.D: High Court To JNU

Fri, 27/07/2018 - 16:25
The Delhi High Court today asked the JNU to admit students suffering from disability in M.Phil and Ph.D courses who have cleared the entrance exam. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Just...

One in eight kids may have neuro disorders in India

Fri, 27/07/2018 - 09:58
NEW DELHI: Almost one in eight Indian children between the ages of 2 to 9 years, may have at least one neurodevelopmental disorder (NDD) such as epilepsy, speech and language disorders and intellectua...

National Trust for Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation & Multiple Disabilities (Amendment) Bill, 2018 deferred

Thu, 26/07/2018 - 12:36
A Bill to fix the tenure of the chairperson and members of the National Trust for Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities to three years and initia...

Odisha government inks pact to empower the disabled

Thu, 26/07/2018 - 10:27
BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha government on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the socio-economic development of persons with disabilities (PWDs ... live news updates from all around I...

SC warning on disability access

Thu, 26/07/2018 - 08:18
The court had in December directed the Centre and the states to ensure that public infrastructure and facilities, including those at government establishments and offices of public sector undertakings ...

Microsoft Xbox Adaptive Controller comes with a new packaging that gamers with disabilities can open without using their teeth

Thu, 26/07/2018 - 08:14
As mentioned previously, the company has made sure that gamers will not need to use their teeth to open the new packaging making sure that the experience is easier and friendly. The company named this ...

NIOS provides excellent prospects for slow learners and children suffering from learning disabilities

Thu, 26/07/2018 - 05:36
autism and other developmental and learning disabilities who may be taught in institutions like Manovikas Kendra or Spastics Society of India under Rehabilitation Council of India and likewise, may pu...

Odisha government inks pact for welfare of persons with disabilities

Wed, 25/07/2018 - 20:45
“The partnership will benefit more than three lakh youths with disabilities and develop model inclusive panchayats ... The MoU was signed by SSEPD Director KC Sahu and CEO of Sightsavers India RN Moha...

Ending marginalisation of persons with disabilities matter of justice

Wed, 25/07/2018 - 09:28
Inclusive education, economic empowerment and technological innovations were the focus of discussion as the world leaders gathered in London for the first-ever United Nations-backed Global Disability ...

Disabilities Act: Supreme Court slams Centre over non-compliance of order on making public institutions disabled-friendly

Wed, 25/07/2018 - 09:23
The top court said the right to dignity, which is ensured in the constitutional set up for every citizen, applies with much more vigour in cases of persons suffering from disability and it ... July 16 ...

Ending marginalization of persons with disabilities ‘a matter of justice’, UN-backed summit told

Wed, 25/07/2018 - 02:35
New York, July 25 (IBNS): Inclusive education, economic empowerment and technological innovations were the focus of discussion on Tuesday as world leaders gathered in London for the first-ever United ...

Madhya Pradesh: Acid attack victims included under disability, eligible to get all benefits as per Disabilities Act 2016

Wed, 25/07/2018 - 01:11
In Madhya Pradesh, acid attack victims have been included under disability and they will be eligible to get all benefits of various schemes of the government as per Disabilities Act 2016. Our Correspo...

"India is yet to accept differently abled people”: expressed Dhadak famed Shridhar Watsar

Wed, 25/07/2018 - 00:26
The actor who is facing various problem due to being a vertically challenged person showed his disappointment towards the thinking of India’s people for the disability. He expressed that “ India is ye...

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