India Disability News

Yoga and Heart

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 16:07
"Health is a state of complete harmony of the body, mind and spirit. When one is free from physical disabilities and mental distractions, the gates of the soul open." - B.K.S. Iyengar Disease is a manifestation of underlying disharmony in the mind- body ...

Vision 2025: Plan to eradicate disabilities launched

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 05:30
ISLAMABAD: With most disabilities being caused by three diseases ... the response was: let China and India copy the formula and then it will be available in Pakistan,” he lamented, noting that there was scant interest in indigenous research for diseases.

A ‘hopeful’ walk in Goa to raise awareness about developmental disabilities

Sat, 06/01/2018 - 19:28
Dr Vibha Krishnamurthy, founder and medical director of Ummeed, states, “More than generating funds this walk is about creating awareness as there are 52 million children in India with developmental disabilities which, includes an entire range of ...

Intellectual disability is not a curse—II

Sat, 06/01/2018 - 18:14
While the most significant cognition disabilities like ID or ASD can result from a wide ... We are not yet sure about the actual prevalence of this disorder in India as owing to the limitations that we face with the diagnostic procedures, no such study ...

Only six states have dedicated departments for disabled: Parliament panel

Sat, 06/01/2018 - 10:04
It shows the indifference and insensitivity towards welfare of persons with disabilities by state governments ... beneficiaries by the Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO) as it is mandatory to undertake such an assessment on ...

Social issues that plague India

Sat, 06/01/2018 - 09:39
Since many adults in India are illiterate, they don’t understand the importance ... Some of the reasons behind beggary are poverty, unemployment, illiteracy, social customs, physical disability, mental state, disease and many more. Beggars largely ...

No country for the disabled? Only 6 states have dedicated welfare depts

Sat, 06/01/2018 - 09:16
It shows the indifference and insensitivity towards welfare of persons with disabilities by state governments ... beneficiaries by the Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO) as it is mandatory to undertake such an assessment on ...

Dr Shankar awarded MBE for his services to people with learning disabilites

Sat, 06/01/2018 - 03:10
In recognition of his dedication to providing services for people with learning disabilities, Dr. Shankar (Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust) has been awarded an MBE in this years' New Year's Honours List. SUDEP Action has supported and worked ...

No lower berth for disabled activist even after ticket tweet

Fri, 05/01/2018 - 16:13
met disability rights activist and international para-athlete Suvarna Raj to take suggestions for improving travelling conditions of the differently-abled. Get latest news & live updates on the go on your pc with News App. Download The Times of India news ...

India-born Doctor Rohit Shankar gets Queen Elizabeth New Year Award

Fri, 05/01/2018 - 08:58
India-born Dr Rohit Shankar ... This includesthose living with epilepsy and a learning disability.UNI RS MSP HVB CS1605

India’s first park for persons with disabilities to open in Hyderabad today

Fri, 05/01/2018 - 01:59
HYDERABAD: The Louis Braille Park for persons with disabilities, first of its kind in India, that has been set up at the BN Reddy Nagar, Nalgonda crossroads will be inaugurated today by Municipal Administration and Urban Development minister KT Rama Rao.

Girls With Disabilities in India Face Forced Sterilization

Thu, 04/01/2018 - 17:26
MUMBAI, INDIA – Silence sweeps the classroom of a school on the outskirts of Mumbai, and the girls look up at their mothers for help. The girls, all of whom have a disability, have been confronted with a difficult question: “What is menstruation?”

'Twila's spirit resides in the tree': What the family behind India's tallest Christmas tree has to say

Thu, 04/01/2018 - 05:22
Meet Harshvardhan Kadam, the artist who painted India's largest mural at Pune's Yerwada Jail Harshvardhan Kadam, an artist based out of Pune, has painted India's largest mural at Yerwada Central Prison. Meet Johnson Jacob — the man famous for being ...

Analytic thought developed for children with sight disabilities

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 16:20
For the purpose of developing analytic thought and reducing mistaken alterations in data received by children with sight disabilities, a group of students in Mexico City designed a multi-sensory system that includes stories, jigsaw puzzles and stuffed toys.

Meet Harshvardhan Kadam, the artist who painted India's largest mural at Pune's Yerwada Jail

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 09:39
The surfing wave is catching on in India With the likes of Tanvi Jagdish, Sekar Patchai making India proud in international surfing competitions. Surfing is on the rise in the country. In Maharashtra's Kolhapur, the production of the famed Kolhapuri ...

Conquering disability — The story of Divyanshu Ganatra

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 06:38
You cannot find anything unnecessary or unusable in her home. Meet Harshvardhan Kadam, the artist who painted India's largest mural at Pune's Yerwada Jail Harshvardhan Kadam, an artist based out of Pune, has painted India's largest mural at Yerwada Central ...

HC seeks Centre, Haj Committee response on disabled rights

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 06:25
The plea, filed by lawyer Gaurav Kumar Bansal, sought quashing of the guidelines issued for Haj from the year 2018 to 2022, as it debars persons with disabilities from applying ... state that "any Muslim citizen of India can apply for Haj pilgrimage ...

Delhi HC seeks response from Centre on new Haj policy

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 06:23
The Court was acting on the plea challenging the new Haj policy of Haj Committee of India on the premise that it debars the person with disabilities to apply for the Haj pilgrimage. The plea says policy is discriminatory, arbitrary and highly irrational ...

Street art comes to Sassoon Docks: Mumbai's historic fishing district gets a makeover with the St+Art project

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 06:18
Conquering disability — The story of Divyanshu Ganatra Divyanshu ... Meet Harshvardhan Kadam, the artist who painted India's largest mural at Pune's Yerwada Jail Harshvardhan Kadam, an artist based out of Pune, has painted India's largest mural at ...

India had highest number of pollution-related deaths, reveals study; 2.5 million died in 2015 due to poor air quality

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 03:40
Diabetes and heart diseases are the leading causes for India's increasing disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) — a measure of overall disease burden, expressed as the number of years lost due to ill-health, disability or early death — with diabetes ...

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