India Disability News

Thalassemia patients say new disability law lacks clarity

Wed, 24/01/2018 - 17:35
Bengaluru: The recently notified disability law has taken a convoluted view of thalassemia ... THE SUFFERING LOT It's estimated that there are over one lakh thalassemia patients in India, with 12,000 patients getting added every year.

India ranks world's 4th worst country in Environmental Performance Index

Wed, 24/01/2018 - 15:02
India is among the bottom five countries on the Environmental ... contributed to two-thirds of all life-years lost to environmentally related deaths and disabilities. "Pollution is particularly severe in places such as India and China, where greater ...

Day After PM Speaks About Climate Change at Davos, India Ranks 177 Out of 180 in Environmental Performance Index

Wed, 24/01/2018 - 14:23
"India's low scores are influenced by poor performance in in ... contributed to two-thirds of all life-years lost to environmentally related deaths and disabilities. "Pollution is particularly severe in places such as India and China, where greater levels ...

Election Commission of India launches social media communication hub; will be more active on Facebook and YouTube

Wed, 24/01/2018 - 11:58
A social media communication hub was launched by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) O P Rawat and election commissioners Sunil Arora and Ashok Lavasa on the sidelines of an international conference here on the inclusion of people with disabilities in the ...

India ranks 177 out of 180 in Environmental Performance Index

Wed, 24/01/2018 - 11:45
India is among the bottom five countries on the Environmental ... contributed to two-thirds of all life-years lost to environmentally related deaths and disabilities. "Pollution is particularly severe in places such as India and China, where greater ...

Celebrate Republic Day special with 'Beats of India' only on MTV Beats

Wed, 24/01/2018 - 11:32
It consists of the creation of a league composed of teams of people with intellectual disabilities (ID ... various parts of the country as well as celebrations across schools. India’s leading kid’s entertainment franchise, Nickelodeon has always ...

The winding road to justice in India

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 17:34
Article 39A of the Constitution of India states that the state shall provide free legal aid, to ensure that opportunities for securing justice are not denied to any citizen by reason of economic or other disabilities. However, in practice, injustice is ...

Vh1 to air the most revered 60th Grammy Awards in india

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 16:00
Three Telugu GEC channels–Star India’s Star Maa, Sun Network’s Gemini TV and ... It consists of the creation of a league composed of teams of people with intellectual disabilities (ID). Republic Day is celebrated in grandeur every year with ...

Haryana to provide 3 pc horizontal reservation to persons with disabilities

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 12:05
Haryana government on Tuesday directed all the departments, boards, corporations and universities in the state to provide three per cent horizontal reservation to persons with disabilities in case of direct recruitment to Group C and D services in total ...

Sports day for children with disabilities

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 07:24
Children with disabilities and their parents participated as teams for ... latest news & live updates on the go on your pc with News App. Download The Times of India news app for your device.

3 held for using toilet reserved for disabled as pay-and-use facility

Mon, 22/01/2018 - 21:26
“All three accused were booked under the Right of Person with Disabilities Act 2016 under section 91 and produced in the court on January 20,” added Jadhav, A senior officer of central railway confirmed the developments and claimed that they had ...

For board exams, CBSE puts Type-1 diabetes under disabled category

Mon, 22/01/2018 - 17:18
Disability rights activist Dr Satendra Singh said some specific ... Get latest news & live updates on the go on your pc with News App. Download The Times of India news app for your device.

Deepa Malik Talks About Her Inspirational Journey

Mon, 22/01/2018 - 09:27
New Delhi: Deepa Malik, India’s first female para-athlete to win a medal at the Paralympics, on Saturday said she discovered her abilities beyond the disabilities and overcame the stereotypes which surrounded her physical condition. Malik was among ...

871 cases under Disability and Death Assistance Scheme pending for last 3 years: J&K Govt

Mon, 22/01/2018 - 08:36
The Jammu and Kashmir Government said on Monday that 871 cases under the Disability and Deaths Assistance Scheme were pending in the state, for the last three years.''Total 871 number of cases under the Disability and Deaths Assistance Scheme are pending ...

START TO FINISH: MUMBAI MOOD

Sun, 21/01/2018 - 23:46
The India Meteorological Department’s Santacruz observatory ... was the 49-year-old Bina Gandhi as she ambled past the finishing line of the Champions With Disability (CWD) race. At 2.5-km, the race, which began at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus ...

Gurgaon: Visually impaired lead the way in this unique car rally

Sun, 21/01/2018 - 16:09
The idea was to send out a message that disability is no bar to taking up any pursuit and ... employed with the Union Bank of India, said. Ajit Kumar, another visually impaired navigator, said, “I picked up a lot of short forms from the route map.

I discovered my abilities beyond my disabilities: Para-athlete Deepa Malik

Sat, 20/01/2018 - 22:28
New Delhi [India], Jan 21 (ANI): Deepa Malik, India's first female para-athlete to win a medal at the Paralympics, on Saturday said she discovered her abilities beyond the disabilities and overcame the stereotypes which surrounded her physical condition.

Women who beat odds to shine: Gurgaon’s Deepa Malik among 100 winners of govt award

Sat, 20/01/2018 - 19:04
I have been very passionate about my goals since the beginning and I didn't let my disability take that away. Stay updated with all the Latest Gurgaon headlines here. For more exclusive & live news updates from all around India, stay connected with NYOOOZ.

Gehlot urges Telangana govt to implement new Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016

Sat, 20/01/2018 - 10:48
The 2016 PwD Act was passed to give effect to United Nations Conventions on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) which India had ratified on October 1, 2007, he said.Mr Gehlot felt the need for empowering and strengthening the Divyangjan in the ...

'Main Kuch Bhi Kar Sakti Hoon', TV serial watched by 40 crore people, changed gender beliefs in rural India

Sat, 20/01/2018 - 08:43
disability and alcoholism and created positive impact on people’s behaviour. Could such an approach work in India? With this thought, Muttreja sought the expertise of Arvind Singhal, a US-based communication and social change expert. Singhal used the ...

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