India Disability News

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...

NPRD Convention against Sexual Assault on Women with Disabilities

Fri, 30/11/2018 - 16:40
Medical Council of India (Board of Governors), in response to the public notice of November 16, 2018 seeking suggestions on the MCI guidelines on the admission of persons with specified disabilities t...

Free health camp for persons with disabilities on Dec 3

Fri, 30/11/2018 - 15:27
Vijayawada: To mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Anu Hospitals would conduct free health camp on December 3, said orthopaedic surgeon K Durganaga Raju here on Friday. Addressing the ...

NEET 2019: Persons with disabilities need to follow MCI draft guidelines

Fri, 30/11/2018 - 08:17
Doctors with Disabilities, a pan-India body of doctors with disabilities, had written to MCI seeking extension of the last date to fill the NEET-UG 2019-20 form and also allow candidates with disabili...

Health Ministry gives its consent to pay Rs 1.2 Cr each to patients in India with Johnson and Johnson faulty hip implants

Fri, 30/11/2018 - 05:25
Suppose, in case the disability is on the high to somewhat 50% and the person ... J&J has been crticised for faulty hip implants but failed to pay any compensation in India or even to the 8,000 US cit...

Candor TechSpace hosts a conference with specially-abled achievers to mark the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Fri, 30/11/2018 - 04:12
New Delhi: Candor TechSpace, the leading provider of IT/ITES office spaces, hosted a special event to celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities at Roseate House, Aerocity in New Del...

Kessler Foundation Highlights Research Advances at 2018 UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Thu, 29/11/2018 - 23:02
Day of Persons with Disabilities (UNIDPD) on December 3. This year, Kessler Foundation joins the IDPD program to demonstrate the contributions of rehabilitation research toward empowering people with ...

Mudgal tells GMCH dean to start issuing disability certificates

Thu, 29/11/2018 - 21:36
Nagpur: District collector Ashwin Mudgal has directed the dean of Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) Dr A Niswade to start issuing disability ... Society of India (Nagpur), told ...

Heatwave death threat to world's vulnerable, hurting India's workforce

Thu, 29/11/2018 - 11:33
In a worldwide stock-take of public health trends, dozens of international agencies said people over 65, those living in large cities, and sufferers of heart and lung disease were all at heightened ri...

Children and adults to receive training at India's first autism township in Kolkata: All about it

Thu, 29/11/2018 - 07:18
The India Autism Centre (IAC ... known as a 'spectrum disorder' because the severity of symptoms can range from mild learning and social disability to more complex needs with multiple difficulties and ...

Disabilities group wants govt bldg sealed

Wed, 28/11/2018 - 20:04
Panaji: The Disability Rights Association of Goa (DRAG) has demanded that the Shram Shakti Bhavan at Patto, Panaji, be sealed until at least one of its two elevators are made functional.

15 Years Jail, Meditation For Rapist Who Assaulted Girl With Disability

Wed, 28/11/2018 - 11:35
The Delhi High Court on Saturday directed Mandoli Jail in the capital to conduct a correction course through meditation therapy for a man convicted of raping a mentally challenged minor girl. Justice ...

Wheelchair-Bound Disability Activist Alleges Mistreatment By CISF At Mumbai Airport

Wed, 28/11/2018 - 10:08
A disability rights activist, who was travelling from Mumbai ... at the same time CISF takes care of specially abled / needy passengers in a dignified manner. 2/2 — CISF@India (@CISFHQrs) November 27, ...

NEET application process set to close, no clarity yet on disability quota

Wed, 28/11/2018 - 05:22
With the online application process for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET-UG) 2019-20 set to close in three days, aspirants with disabilities remain in a bind. Reason: The Medical Counc...

National Disability Award for Hyderabad's Dr Reddy’s Foundation

Wed, 28/11/2018 - 03:11
These awards were started as an initiative to recognise and celebrate the good work done by corporates and individuals towards promoting employment opportunities for people with disabilities in India. ...

Colors steps up the game with India’s Got Talent #talent4good initiative

Wed, 28/11/2018 - 02:53
‘Don’t let talent go to waste’, advocates Colors’ flagship reality show, India’s Got Talent ... hearing aids amongst those with a hearing disability and also went into hinterlands ...

NEET 2019: Many aspirants still in dark over disability quota

Wed, 28/11/2018 - 01:10
... to give effect to the United Nations Conventions on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, to which India was a signatory. The Preamble to the said Act does not permit for any deviation ...

Brett Lee praises Kerala for diagnosis and treatment of hearing disability

Wed, 28/11/2018 - 00:51
She also said efforts are on to make disability tests mandatory for private hospitals ... Dr Mohammed Asheel has also accompanied the minister. Lee has been visiting India for more than two decades no...

Many NEET aspirants still in dark over disability quota

Tue, 27/11/2018 - 19:29
Candidates with disabilities seeking to appear in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2019 for admission to medical courses are at cross roads with the Medical Council of India (MCI ...

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