India Disability News

Schools failing to educate students to succeed in life in countries like India: World Bank

Wed, 27/09/2017 - 12:45
India also tops the list of seven countries in which a grade ... Young students who are already disadvantaged by poverty, conflict, gender or disability reach young adulthood without even the most basic life skills, it said. “This learning crisis is ...

I-T department busts refund scam, 200 techies return tax amount

Wed, 27/09/2017 - 06:47
HYDERABAD: A chargesheet filed by Hyderabad Central Crime Station sleuths in the city criminal court has revealed that at least 200 information technology employees, including from Polaris Hyderabad, faked disability ... The Times of India news app for ...

Warning from World bank to India: Crisis prevails in education sector in low, middle- income countries like India

Wed, 27/09/2017 - 05:52
New Delhi, India, September 27: Warning from World Bank for learning ... Young students who are already disadvantaged by poverty, conflict, gender or disability reach young adulthood without even the most basic life skills, it said.

World Bank warns of education crisis in India, raises fear of lower wages

Wed, 27/09/2017 - 04:19
India ranks second after Malawi in a list of 12 countries ... Young students who are already disadvantaged by poverty, conflict, gender or disability reach young adulthood without even the most basic life skills, it said. "This learning crisis is a moral ...

India Ranks Second In List Of 12 Countries Where Grade Two Student Couldn't Read A Single Word Of Short text

Wed, 27/09/2017 - 04:07
India also tops the list of seven countries in which a grade ... Young students who are already disadvantaged by poverty, conflict, gender or disability reach young adulthood without even the most basic life skills, it said. "This learning crisis is ...

Disabled girl crowned Miss Maudlin Teen 2017

Wed, 27/09/2017 - 01:52
She didn't let the negativity hinder her. Nila said: "I'm a girl who has been bullied for having a disability and being different. I'm embracing that I have difference and want to show others that they don't need to change for society." Para-athlete shines ...

HC allows girl with 80% disability admission in MBBS

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 21:07
"We have a person with physical disability who, on account of technical stipulations ... Get latest news & live updates on the go on your pc with News App. Download The Times of India news app for your device.

Blind cricketers to become eyes of Metro for disability awareness

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 18:36
Lucknow: Blind cricketers of India will become faces of Lucknow Metro to create awareness about challenges that disabled people face and how others can help them travel comfortably in a Metro. Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) has joined hands with ...

Divyang Sarathi mobile app for disabled launched

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 18:25
and the disability market. According to the Census 2011, there are over 2.68 crore ‘Divyangjans’ in India which constitute more than 2.2 per cent of the population. This application has been developed by the two Assistant Secretaries (Anunaya Jha and B.

6 hours wait for disability ceritifcates

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 16:35
Aurangabad: More than 400 people with disabilities had to wait for 5-6 hours in the sun ... Get latest news & live updates on the go on your pc with News App. Download The Times of India news app for your device.

Minister for Social, Justice and Empowerment launches mobile app Divyang Sarathi to help disables

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 16:14
and the disability market. According to the Census 2011, there are over 2.68 crore 'Divyangjans' in India which constitute more than 2.2 percent of the population. This application has been developed by the two Assistant Secretaries (Anunaya Jha and B.

Gehlot launches mobile application for disabled

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 14:26
Susheela, in the DEPwD, these application aims at providing all relevant information pertaining to the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD ... of the ICT component of the Accessible India Campaign launched by Prime Minister ...

Meet Rajalakshmi, India’s entry for Miss Wheelchair World 2017 pageant

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 14:02
Bengaluru (Karnataka), Sep 26 (ANI): In a world where people with disability have to often compromise their goals, 31-year-old Rajalakshmi SJ from Bengaluru fought all odds and kept her priorities straight. She is all set to represent India at Miss ...

Governor and Social Welfare Minister review problems relating to Specially Abled Persons

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 11:19
SRINAGAR: Consequent to discussions on several earlier occasions with NGOs and Social Activists who are operating in the Disability arena ... PwDs/SWD shall take up with Government of India to explore all possible benefits which could be procured for ...

Blind student’s suicide threat: MCI asks Karnataka college to provide counselling

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 06:56
The Medical Council of India (MCI) was examining if Suresh could be cured though ... the student to continue MBBS because our norms are very clear as far as physical disability is concerned,” the official said. As reported by Hindustan Times, 19-year ...

Accessible India Campaign: Centre raps State for delays

Mon, 25/09/2017 - 18:15
The Accessible India Campaign, or the Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan, was launched on December 3, 2015 to ensure universal accessibility for persons with disabilities in the ‘built environment, transport system, and information and technology’. Eighteen ...

Prominent Durga Pujas in Kolkata inaccessible to disabled: NGO

Mon, 25/09/2017 - 08:03
Pandals created stairs instead of ramps or made separate accessways beside the normal access point for general public, thus denying the person with disability the major ... governments campaigns of accessible India. © 2017 IANS India Private Limited.

Bhavina and Sonal hope for gold in Paralympics

Sun, 24/09/2017 - 19:08
Bhavina Patel and Sonal Patel came to Blind People’s Association in the city to learn computers, so that they can take up jobs that will help them overcome their disability and become ... along with Sonal represented India at the 2017 ITTF Asia Para ...

For misleading accident victim: Consumer Forum directs LIC to refund amount with interest

Sun, 24/09/2017 - 18:52
Disposing of a 17 year old compliant by Nazir Ahmad of Pulwama district’s Moren village, a bench of DCFS headed by its president (District & Sessions Judge) Muhammad Ashraf Malik directed Life Insurance Corporation of India to refund Rs 9477 to Ahmad ...

Having spinal cord injury? This is how to deal with infections

Sun, 24/09/2017 - 08:40
Decreasing disability infections has a strong impact on the lives of people with spinal cord injury.Principal investigator Dr Jan M. Schwab from Ohio State University in Columbus, U.S. said that despite its clinical relevance, the underlying mechanisms of ...

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