India Disability News

Sudden Change In Guidelines Leave Polio-Stricken MBBS ‘Ineligible’ For Pursuing Higher Studies

Mon, 18/02/2019 - 10:13
he is shocked to hear that under the new medical council of India guidelines, he had over 90% disability and was “ineligible for admission.” Dr Shaloo, who has always dreamed of becoming a doctor work...

Insurance sector's role in improving road safety in India

Mon, 18/02/2019 - 08:25
While India has been trying to address major road safety issues ... emphasise on reducing the financial loss suffered by the driver’s family in case of any disability or death in the event of an accid...

New MCI Disability criteria meets stark opposition from Medicos

Mon, 18/02/2019 - 07:59
New Delhi: The disability guidelines recenlty issued in the Gazette of India notification by Board of Governors in supersession of the Medical Council of India (MCI BoG); have been objected by the dis...

MCI Disability

Mon, 18/02/2019 - 05:47
New Delhi: The disability guidelines recenlty issued in the Gazette of India notification by Board of Governors in supersession of the Medical Council of India (MCI BoG); have been objected by the dis...

110 Crore People Between Age 12-25 Risk Going Deaf From Listening To Loud Music On Headphones

Mon, 18/02/2019 - 04:41
Also Read: This Man Speaking In Sign Language Over Video Chat Shows Just How Technology Is Changing India Nearly 50 percent of teenagers ... Department for Management of Noncommunicable Diseases, Disa...

Empowerment to Environment: TBI, MSMEs come together to create large scale impact

Mon, 18/02/2019 - 04:15
In our endeavour to continuously create impact, The Better India is dedicating ourselves to the coverage ... Can you imagine how difficult it would be for a Person with Disability- physical or mental- ...

Enable Travel creates Accessible Holiday Packages for Goa Carnival 2019

Mon, 18/02/2019 - 03:11
Enable Travel, accessible holiday specialist along with Ezy Mov, India's first wheelchair taxi service and DRAG (Disability Rights Association of Goa), have come together to improve the level of acces...

City lad’s model to reach Rashtrapati Bhawan

Mon, 18/02/2019 - 02:12
It is a device meant to be attached to the garment of a person with hearing impairment. As soon as a person with hearing disability reaches a high traffic zone, the device begins vibrating to cautious ...

Ban on written, oral entrance test for pre-school

Mon, 18/02/2019 - 00:16
It also asserted that admission should not be denied to the children on the grounds of religion, caste, race, region, gender, disability and socio-economic status of the family. However, it said some ...

Hindu Succession Act doesn’t have any Sec 57

Sun, 17/02/2019 - 23:21
On the death of the family pensioner, the pension generally lapses, except in certain cases, where one leaves some members of the family, below some financial income limits, or in case someone with a ...

Family finance: Early planning, high surplus to help Gawades meet goals easily

Sun, 17/02/2019 - 22:37
He should also continue with the parents’ health plan. Besides, he should purchase a Rs 25 lakh critical illness plan and a Rs 50 lakh accident disability plan for himself at a cost of Rs 1,167 a mont...

Time ripe for parking pricing to strengthen public transport system

Sun, 17/02/2019 - 20:46
India recorded over 230 million registered vehicles in 2016 ... and targeted discounts for customers and people with disabilities. The revenue generated though this parking pricing system, including f...

Making old age more secure and safe

Sun, 17/02/2019 - 20:10
India is experiencing a demographic transition — lower fertility ... Only four per cent were covered under the widow pension, two per cent retirement pension and 1.5 per cent under disability pension. ...

Chennai: Optimised deep brain stimulation to treat patients battling depression

Sun, 17/02/2019 - 19:19
It also causes significant disability globally and can affect anyone, at any age. 10% of all people in the world suffer from depression, with India, China and US being the top three. DBS can be likene...

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath didn't accept offer to give up charge of backward class welfare dept: Rajbhar

Sun, 17/02/2019 - 11:08
The SBSP leader, however, said that he would like to remain in charge of the Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Department. LUCKNOW: Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party (SBSP) leader and UP Cabinet M...

The story behind Chuskit, a film about a disabled 9-year-old’s attempts to go to school

Sun, 17/02/2019 - 09:18
Disability hardly gets mainstream attention ... He motivated the class to look at India not from the comforts of our urban life, but by travelling and understanding the villages and small towns.

City hotspots for the walking enthusiasts

Sun, 17/02/2019 - 07:43
Not just this, the city was also voted one of America's most disability-friendly cities by the National Organization on Disability, as it is accessible for visitors with special needs and offers many ...

Children With Autism are Facing a Lot of Ill-Treatment: Study

Sun, 17/02/2019 - 06:38
Using data collected through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network, 387 children out of the population of 24,306 were i...

DNA Edit: Nuanced Stand - People with disabilities can become good doctors

Sat, 16/02/2019 - 22:39
Should people with disabilities be allowed to practise medicine, is the question currently doing the rounds following an amendment notification that seeks to prevent those with certain disabilities fr...

The story behind Chuksit, a film about a disabled 9-year-old’s attempts to go to school

Sat, 16/02/2019 - 22:39
Disability hardly gets mainstream attention ... He motivated the class to look at India not from the comforts of our urban life, but by travelling and understanding the villages and small towns.

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