India Disability News

India must make adult immunization an integral part of patient care

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 22:59
We have adult vaccines to prevent these infections, but our adult immunization coverage remains low. We must push for adult immunization to prevent disability and death caused by these diseases and brings down India’s overall disease burden.”

Disability identity card yet to reach most beneficiaries

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 18:27
Coimbatore: The enrolment for Unique Disability Identity (UDID) cards had begun more than a year ago in the state, but it has generated only 19,680 cards till date. Tamil Nadu was one among the 14 states selected to implement the project in the first phase ...

Appoint full fledged state commissioner for persons with disabilities: Pandey

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 16:21
Dr Kamalesh Kumar Pandey, Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities, Government of India, on Friday said an independent full fledged State Commissioner for persons with disabilities (PWD) should be appointed in Puducherry as mandated in the ...

India post recruitment 2018: Check details here and apply ASAP

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 06:46
(iii) Candidates with physical disability of 40% and more only would be considered as PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED (PH) and entitled to reservation for PH. (v) Only one online application is allowed to be submitted by a candidate for Combined Graduate Level ...

Microsoft is introducing Xbox Adaptive Controller for players with disabilities

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 10:34
Microsoft has just taken a big step towards exploring new frontiers with players that have disabilities. It has just announced a new Xbox Adaptive Controller that will help people with disabilities take active part in the gaming world. The device was ...

World Hypertension day 2018: Hypertension is one of the leading causes of premature deaths in India

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 10:21
In India, estimates say that around 10.8% of all the deaths and 4.6% of DALYs (disability-adjusted life year) take place because of high blood pressure. Needless to say that it is a huge burden on our public health system as well. Recognized as one of the ...

Disability no deterrent to achievement

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 01:15
Stay updated with all the Chennai Latest News headlines here. For more exclusive & live news updates from all around India, stay connected with NYOOOZ. Mumbai Indians' hopes of making it to the last four were revived after they notched three consecutive ...

Govt fails to recognize hemophilia as disability

Wed, 16/05/2018 - 21:33
“We have only recognized seven disabilities but we will in the next six months recognize ... “There are 285 cases which are registered at SMHS,” she said. She also said that in India around 15,000 hemophilia cases are registered with National ...

Delhi: Nine-year-old with learning disability raped, accused held

Wed, 16/05/2018 - 20:45
(Representational image)A nine-year-old girl suffering from developmental disability was allegedly raped by a 23-year ... For more exclusive & live news updates from all around India, stay connected with NYOOOZ. Mumbai Indians' hopes of making it to ...

Quo Vadis Commissioner for Disabilities

Wed, 16/05/2018 - 18:48
It seems that India enacts laws to set up Commissions ... and a deliberately-feigned ignorance of the kind of work Commissions are expected to do. The Disabilities Commission is the latest of Commissions to be targeted in this smothering game and it ...

India – Cabinet approves establishment of National Institute of Mental Health Rehabilitation at Bhopal

Wed, 16/05/2018 - 12:30
1860 under the aegis of the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities. The estimated cumulative cost of the project is Rs. 179.54 crore in first three years. This includes non-recurring expenditure of Rs. 128.54 crore and recurring expenditure ...

ArcelorMittal transfers Rs 7,000 cr to State Bank of India to clear dues of loan defaulter Uttam Galva Steel

Wed, 16/05/2018 - 01:49
New Delhi: The world's largest steelmaker ArcelorMittal has transferred Rs 7,000 crore to State Bank of India (SBI) to clear bank dues of ... May given the two bidders one week time to "cure their disability" by paying of dues of the defaulting companies ...

Will restore disability pension to Sangrur woman: Officials

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 19:04
Officials have claimed that since the family had not attached her disability certificate with her pension form when the verification of pensioners was conducted six months ago, her pension was stopped. However, I have raised the matter with the senior ...

India’s battle against leprosy

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 17:37
Little wonder, though India was officially declared to have eliminated leprosy ... past decade — from 139,000 in 2006 to 127,000 in 2015 — the share of grade-II disability among new cases have increased from 3.10 per cent (2010-2011) to 4.51 per ...

UK: India among top ‘forced marriage’ nations

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 15:59
Of the 82 India-linked cases, 53 involved females and 29 involved ... in the case of some adults with learning or physical disabilities or mental incapacity, cannot) consent to the marriage and violence, threats, or any other form of coercion is involved.

Committed to fostering innovation in India: Microsoft

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 09:10
Microsoft India (R&D) who delivered the keynote address at the event. Other projects showcased at the event include a web app for speech to sign language conversion useful for people with hearing disability and a system to analyse a user's health during ...

7 Things Worth Knowing About BS Chandrasekhar, A Bowler Who Turned His Disability Into A Lethal Weapon

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 06:30
BS Chandrasekhar was part of our famed spin quarter. India's spin attack took on the best of batsmen in the 1960s and 70s and often came out on top. Reuters Almost all of us have heard our dads speak about him and make no mistake, the man was lethal with ...

Disabled IAS Officer Makes India Proud, Wins Silver Medal in Para-Badminton!

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 05:55
(L) From 2016 and (R) from 2018. Sources: Twitter/ Facebook. In an interview with the Times of India in 2016, Suhas said, “I never saw myself with the disability, and I owe this mindset to my parents. I was not given any special treatment since the ...

Personal loss, disability no obstacle for them

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 03:02
The Heritage School student, whose father is a doctor, struggled hard to fight her learning disability, but never gave up. She scored a remarkable 81% in sociology, which, according to her schoolteachers, is incredible. Dyuti now plans to take up either so ...

Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities Announces the 2018 Fred J. Epstein Youth Achievement Award Winners

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 02:42
at the Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities annual benefit on Friday, April 27, 2018 at the Indian Harbor Yacht Club in Greenwich, Connecticut. The award, named for pioneering pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Fred J. Epstein, recognizes outstanding achievement ...