India Disability News

India's success in 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goal's can change face of the world: UN General Assembly President

Mon, 08/10/2018 - 03:42
India's success in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals ... decent and meaningful employment and commitment towards persons with disabilities as her key priorities in the GA session. Last week, ...

India – The fight to make Sign Language official

Mon, 08/10/2018 - 03:23
Hopefully, a new PIL, asking that ISL be considered the 23rd official language of India, will prevent another generation ... their language does,” explains Nipun Malhotra, a disability rights activist ...

India's success in 2030 UN SDGs can change face of the world: UNGA President

Mon, 08/10/2018 - 03:23
"India is indeed a very important player of the multilateral ... decent and meaningful employment and commitment towards persons with disabilities as her key priorities in the GA session. Last week, c...

Para Asian Games 2018: India win 5 medals on opening day

Mon, 08/10/2018 - 03:01
Jakarta [Indonesia], Oct 08 (NT): India started off their campaign at the ongoing third ... The event parallels the 2018 Asian Games and is held for Asian athletes with disability.

Visually challenged cricketer approaches Supreme Court for inclusion in IPL

Mon, 08/10/2018 - 00:17
He also claimed that he should be included in the IPL on grounds that the United Nations Convention on The Rights of Person with Disabilities (UNCRPD) treaty, to which India is a signatory, stated tha...

India's Blind Cricket Team Best In The World, Says England Captain

Sun, 07/10/2018 - 15:03
Ed Hossell has a message for the Indian public. "Just come and watch. Come and enjoy it. You saw how great India played. I think it is a fantastic game. Disability or not," he said.

India's Blind Cricket Team Is Best In The World, Says England Captain Ed Hossell

Sun, 07/10/2018 - 14:02
Ed Hossell has a message for the Indian public. "Just come and watch. Come and enjoy it. You saw how great India played. I think it is a fantastic game. Disability or not," he said.

Vijay fans upset with Karunakaran - Times of India

Sun, 07/10/2018 - 09:29
Next question will be on my mother language are you guys ready #Sarkar adimai ☝️.Chill more you threaten me it shows your disability to reply me and I am loving it will be back with next ...

SC to hear visually challenged cricketer's plea

Sun, 07/10/2018 - 03:03
He also claimed that he should be included in the IPL on grounds that the United Nations Convention on The Rights of Person with Disabilities (UNCRPD) treaty, to which India is a signatory, stated tha...

Telangana Elections: Man rescued by IT minister KT Rama Rao yearns to vote for him, if only he could!

Sat, 06/10/2018 - 06:41
“Psycho social disabilities or mental illness was introduced as one of the disabilities under the Right of Persons with Disabilities Bill in 2016. Under that, special assistance must by provided by th...

Manish Narwal, India's new trail-blazer, on shooting's world stage

Sat, 06/10/2018 - 05:02
But due to my disability, I couldn't play the game beyond ... Manish will be representing India at the forthcoming Para-Asian Games in Jakarta. Shooting is an expensive sport, so how does he ...

Sewing their way out of disability challenges

Fri, 05/10/2018 - 13:32
As the disease progressed, it affected their mobility, restricting them to the four walls of their house. “Due to the disability we could not do any other job, so we took to embroidery,” says Tariq Ah...

Non-inclusive government schools in Tamil Nadu hindering growth of students with disabilities

Thu, 04/10/2018 - 23:55
“They told me that I couldn’t pass...that I was bad at studies,” he said. Dev is a student with a learning disability, who pursued his schooling in a government school in the city. His teachers and sc...

India: Government Distributes Disability Aids to Senior Citizens Under Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana

Thu, 04/10/2018 - 18:17
From wheeled chairs and crutches to hearing aids, the central government on Wednesday distributed an array of disability aid devices to 910 senior citizens below the poverty line (BPL) here. More than ...

Government gives disability aid tools to senior citizens in Delhi

Wed, 03/10/2018 - 13:02
In the camp, organised at Jhilmil Industrial Area in east Delhi, disability aid tools worth ... Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO) in the area in February.

UN chief commends India’s progress towards Sustainable Development Goals

Wed, 03/10/2018 - 02:55
as is being done in India.” The country, said Guterres, is well on target to reach the SDG of Sanitation for All – including for women, children, young people, people with disabilities, the elderly, i...

Govt Rolls-out UDID Project For Persons with Disabilities

Wed, 03/10/2018 - 01:11
The UDID project initiated by Department for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Government of India is aimed at building a holistic end-to-end integrated system for Issuance of Universal ID ...

India Skills Competition 2018 inaugurated in New Delhi

Tue, 02/10/2018 - 19:54
"India has seen improved performance in World Skills over the ... Also for the first time ever, Abilympics - the ‘Olympics of Abilities’, will feature persons with disabilities who will showcase their ...

Advisor Ganai rolls out UDID project for persons with disabilities

Tue, 02/10/2018 - 18:02
The UDID project initiated by Department for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Government of India is aimed at building a holistic end-to-end integrated system for issuance of Universal ID ...

Help Age India moots universal pension for senior citizens

Tue, 02/10/2018 - 17:20
Nilondra Tanya, State Head Programmes (North East) of Help Age India, in his welcome address, explained in detail the Pension Parishad's demands for universalisation of pensions, including old age pen...

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