India Disability News

World Disability Day: The way society sees the physically challenged must change

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 04:14
New Delhi, Dec 3: Every year, December 3 is observed as the World Disability Day. The main aim of this day is to make people aware about the rights of the disabled persons and change the way society t...

On World Disability Day, An Eye-Opener For The Sighted

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 03:51
Even as we take pride in the differing talents and proficiencies of the diverse associations of people around us, we are often blind to certain little communities that exist right in our midst. Surviv...

Govt to reimburse cost of books, uniform and transport of children with disabilities

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 03:12
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Meet the children who don’t let visual disability get in the way of their love for photography

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 02:11
Celebrity chef, owner of Mumbai's Le 15 Pâtisserie and Macaron Queen of India, Pooja Dhingra talks her passion for baking and shares a recipe for her favourite salted caramel popcorn cupcake.

World Disability Day: Community will remain on margins of society until rights are ensured, discrimination isn't stopped

Sun, 02/12/2018 - 23:25
Sadly, even after the government’s flagship initiative to make infrastructure accessible – the Accessible India Campaign, only 3 percent of our public buildings are disabled-friendly. When the Parliam...

City-based assistant professor to get national disability award today

Sun, 02/12/2018 - 19:20
Jalandhar-based assistant professor Mona Goyal is all set to be honoured by the National Disability Award, which will be given by the President to all specially-abled people who have shown indomitable ...

Disability no obstacle for this 29-year-old youth

Sun, 02/12/2018 - 18:16
On the occasion of International Day of Disabled Persons (December 3), let’s recount how 29-year-old Ganesh Sharma has been striving hard to give flight to his aspirations despite all odds. Sharma, wh...

Independent charge eludes Disabilities Commissioner

Sun, 02/12/2018 - 17:51
Every time we call, he is busy or in a meeting. I complained about disability students not allowed to appear for their exams and mistreatment meted out to me by Air India staff. This is not all. The 2...

Disability is not the defining feature

Sun, 02/12/2018 - 16:27
If big stars will get them to the theatres, so be it. Persons with disabilities in India are breaking barriers. The next generation wants no sympathy. Varun Khullar was paralysed waist down after an a...

Govt to Reimburse School Expenses of Children With Disabilities

Sun, 02/12/2018 - 13:49
New Delhi: The HRD Ministry has given directions to all the schools in the country that expenditure incurred on books, uniforms and transport of children with disabilities would be reimbursed, Ministe...

New law will empower persons with disabilities: J&K Governor

Sun, 02/12/2018 - 13:15
JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Sunday said the recently enacted Jammu and Kashmir Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2018 will empower the community. He stressed on ...

CM urged to make new disability policy in HP

Sun, 02/12/2018 - 12:53
On the eve of International Day for Persons with Disabilities, a member of the newly-created HP State Advisory Board on Disability, urged Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur to frame a new State Policy ...

J&K Guv gives message on Int'l Day for Persons with Disabilities

Sun, 02/12/2018 - 12:53
Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Sunday stressed the high importance of observing the International Day for Persons with Disabilities to promote better understanding of disability ...


Sun, 02/12/2018 - 02:40
DETAILS: Please join Daryl "Chill" Mitchell, a working actor with a disability, and leaders from the global disability community on December 3rd, 2018 at the United Nations. This day presents an oppor...

Election Commission of India directives sought for disabled votersrsquo ease

Sun, 02/12/2018 - 01:26
PUNE: Activists demanded clear directives from the Election Commission of India on whether disabled people would get ... election officers would conduct on December 3 to mark the World Disability Day. ...

Election Commission of India directives sought for disabled voters’ ease

Sun, 02/12/2018 - 00:29
PUNE: Activists demanded clear directives from the Election Commission of India on whether disabled ... Ahead of the World Disability Day, the activists claimed that they were not clear about ...

MCI likely to raise disability bar to 40% for medical aspirants

Sat, 01/12/2018 - 20:17
NEW DELHI: The Medical Council of India (MCI) has proposed to set a higher ... In a recent public notice, it suggested setting minimum degree of disability at 40 per cent in order to avail ...

Disability Act 2016 respects inclusivity: Amita Dhanda

Sat, 01/12/2018 - 09:34
Amita Dhanda, Senior Professor, National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR), Hyderabad, complimented the Disability Act of 2016 for mandating the need for inclusivity in society.

Amazon to hire 2000 tech and non-tech workers in India

Sat, 01/12/2018 - 07:58
Currently, Amazon India has 2,000 job openings across its business divisions ... Now the company is looking to hire people from different religion, disability, diverse background, and ethnicity, there...

Person with disabilities can apply for NEET 2019 as per MCI guidelines :NTA

Sat, 01/12/2018 - 04:18
The National Test Agency (NTA) has announced on Friday that aspirants with disabilities can fill the application form for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET-UG) 2019-20 as per the guidel...