India Disability News

1st ODI: Kuldeep Yadav shines as India restrict England to 268

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 22:59
New Delhi [India], July 11 (ANI): Unified football team of six athletes with the intellectual disability and 5 mainstream athletes from India were given send-off ahead of Special Olympics Unified Cup ...

Hockey: India A beats South Korea 7-3

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 04:39
New Delhi [India], July 11 (ANI): Unified football team of six athletes with the intellectual disability and 5 mainstream athletes from India were given send-off ahead of Special Olympics Unified Cup ...

India’s squad for SO Cup

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 16:36
A football team consisting of six athletes with intellectual disability and five mainstream athletes from India, which are supported by Herbalife Nutrition, will leave on July 15 for the Special Olymp...

India team given send-off ahead of Unified Cup

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 10:53
New Delhi [India], July 11 (ANI): Unified football team of six athletes with the intellectual disability and 5 mainstream athletes from India were given send-off ahead of Special Olympics Unified Cup ...

India's squad for SO Unified Cup to leave on July 15

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 10:02
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) A football team consisting of six athletes with intellectual disability and five mainstream athletes from India, which are supported by Herbalife Nutrition, will leave on Jul...

News in Numbers: How maternal mortality rate is declining across India

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 06:54
In rest of India the decline was from 115 to 93 deaths per 100,000 births. Complications during pregnancy are a leading cause of death and disability among women in developing countries. Maternal Mort...

Chelsea Clinton: How Mary Varghese changed India

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 05:17
She also went on to establish India's first physical rehabilitation unit, which continues to provide succour to people with physical disabilities even today. Dr Varghese was awarded the Padma Shri in ...

Delhi HC Tells Govt. To Decide On Plea For Separate Department For Disability Affairs

Tue, 10/07/2018 - 14:35
The petition also refers to Article 33 titled as “National Implementation and Monitoring” of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Optional Protocol to which India is a sign...

India provides free artificial limbs for Vietnamese with disabilities

Tue, 10/07/2018 - 13:47
Hanoi (VNA) - More than 500 people with disabilities in the northern provinces of Vinh Phuc and Phu Tho will have an opportunity to receive artificial limbs from the Jaipur Foot Artificial Limb Fitmen...

Odisha athletes bag eight medals in Khelo India National Games for intellectual disability

Tue, 10/07/2018 - 08:07
BHUBANESHWAR: A 12-member contingent of athletes from Odisha bagged eight medals including two gold, three silver and three bronze in the Khelo India National Games for intellectual disability , which ...

Nagaland's infrastructure for differently-abled 'deficient'; implementation of disability schemes in North East 'very poor'

Tue, 10/07/2018 - 07:32
Kohima: Nagaland has been found to be "deficient" on the creation of infrastructure for differently-abled persons with less than 7,000 disability certificates issued to such persons and lack of a sepa...

How To Make Telecom Services Usable By Persons With Disabilities

Tue, 10/07/2018 - 02:46
The international telecom union or ITU had earlier expressed concerns that many nations do not have a ICT policy to address the challenges involving persons with disabilities. TRAI, India’s telecom re...

Why disability is not inability

Tue, 10/07/2018 - 00:54
How a corporate trainer and India’s fi rst blind aerobics instructor, learnt to live outside the boundaries set by others. The fear factor “Thousands of women know the fear that develops when you’re c...

Heart disease deaths rise in India by 34% in 15 years

Mon, 09/07/2018 - 21:33
"To realise similar gains in reducing premature death and disability from CVD, India needs to implement population-level policies while strengthening and integrating its local, regional, and national ...

India’s first dedicated Centre for Disability Studies opens in Mizoram

Mon, 09/07/2018 - 15:12
In a first for India, Mizoram chief minister Lal Thanhawla last week inaugurated the Centre for Disability Studies at the Mizoram University in Aizawl. The Centre has been set up by the Department of ...

TRAI releases recommendations on ICT for persons with disabilities

Mon, 09/07/2018 - 07:39
India should form a steering committee under aegis of Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities with members from DoT, MIB, MeitY, Ministry of Corporate Affairs and Ministry of Finance. I...

Delhi HC issues notice to AIIMS, Central govt after acid attack survivor alleges discrimination

Mon, 09/07/2018 - 02:56
The prohibition violates the Disability Act of 2016. The woman who filed the complaint in HC is one Yasmeen Manusree. Yasmeen Manusree held that the advertisement issued by the All India Institute of ...

India, China headed into a 'marriage squeeze' due to gender imbalance (Book Review)

Sun, 08/07/2018 - 05:04
What is "the marriage squeeze" and why are India and China likely to face it in the coming ... are addiction to drugs or alcohol, disability, and among other factors, social stigma. The marriage squee...

India, China headed into a 'marriage squeeze' due to gender imbalance

Sun, 08/07/2018 - 04:30
What is "the marriage squeeze" and why are India and China likely to face it in the coming ... are addiction to drugs or alcohol, disability, and among other factors, social stigma. The marriage squee...

Nistha Dudeja, Miss Deaf India 2018 is an Inspiration to those who look for excuses

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 05:50
Nishtha is a live example- how one can break the barriers or stereotypes of society and she also proved that one can win anything if she or he has the will to do it even after having disabilities. Thi...

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