India Disability News

Election Commission of India deleted 50 lakh names from voters’ list in Maharashtra

Sun, 24/02/2019 - 08:55
The Election Commission of India (ECI) has deleted as many as 50 lakh names from ... Of the total voters, 2,24,162 are registered as persons with disability. Also, out of the total electorate, 42,45,9...

Jaypee homebuyers seek bankers’ support for embattled firm's forensic audit

Sun, 24/02/2019 - 08:43
The home buyers have sought votes of IDBI Bank, India Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd (IIFCL ... suffered with its own latent disabilities such as no access to exact records and a limited look back ...

50 lakh names deleted from electoral rolls in Maharashtra

Sun, 24/02/2019 - 08:02
The Election Commission of India (ECI) has deleted as many as 50 lakh names from ... Of the total voters, 2,24,162 are registered as persons with disability. Also, out of the total electorate, 42,45,9...

This volunteer’s post on helping a blind man through an app has now got people installing it

Sun, 24/02/2019 - 07:03
With millions across the world affected by physical disabilities, there are several apps which offer help through volunteers to those in need. One such volunteer, who signed up for an app that lets hi...

IIM Kozhikode to Award Dr. Deepa Malik with IIMK National Excellence Award

Sun, 24/02/2019 - 04:05
Kozhikode: IIM Kozhikode is honouring India’s most celebrated Paralympian Dr. (h.c ... promote para-sports in the country to spread the message of “Ability Beyond Disability”. According to Prof. Debas...

Himachal Pradesh to host national conference on "Inclusive Education: Learning Together"

Sun, 24/02/2019 - 03:58
A three-day national conference on inclusive education with the theme "Inclusive Education- Learning Together" is going to be held in Shimla of Himachal Pradesh at YMCA by the Centre for Disability St...

Income and Education Linked to Disability Progression in Multiple Sclerosis

Sun, 24/02/2019 - 03:41
Disability progression of multiple sclerotic patients is associated with neighborhood income and education level, reveals new research from the University of British Columbia. The results of the study ...

Pre-Natal DHA Protected from Blood Pressure-Elevating Effects During Childhood

Sun, 24/02/2019 - 03:17
The National Institutes of Health supported the phase 3 clinical trial, which also is part of KU's Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center. Previous reports of the trial found that ...

People’s Manifesto For a Just, Equitable, and Sustainable India

Sun, 24/02/2019 - 01:59
Steps to re-establish India’s global role as a champion of ... ‘race’, ability/disability, literacy, location, and other such features. Talisman for every public action: does it benefit ...

SC unlikely to hear Article 35A case till Tuesday

Sat, 23/02/2019 - 23:26
It denies property rights to woman marrying men from other states. This legal disability also applies to heirs of such women. Besides, being violative of right to equality and certain other rights, Ar...

Physical challenges no bar for these achievers

Sat, 23/02/2019 - 16:13
Recognising the void in media attention on disability issues and programming for people with ... from Jaipur were also given CavinKare Ability Mastery Awards. Devender is India’s first ever blade-runn...

20 years of empowering the specially-abled; Mata Bhagwanti Chadha Niketan celebrates its 20th Annual Day

Sat, 23/02/2019 - 14:46
I am thankful for the recognition by the Government of India and all the support received from the Principal ... Innovation and Technology for Disability’ at the school has been doing a lot of innovat...

Challenge to Article 35A: ‘Hearing appears unlikely till Tuesday’

Sat, 23/02/2019 - 12:38
This legal disability also applies to heirs of such women ... We will see it," a Bench headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi had told Delhi BJP leader advocate Ashwini Upadhyay after he demand...

Kochi Biennale features artwork of 9 Bengaluru youths living with autism

Sat, 23/02/2019 - 10:22
“The terminology – outsider art – is not much in vogue in India. It is the art practice of people with some kind of disability or another,” Anima says. The organisation she founded with ...

Women Spend Larger Part Of Salary On Household Than Men: Survey

Sat, 23/02/2019 - 09:31
Around 20% will not have anybody to depend on in case of disability, critical ailments or death ... and untimely death Coming on to geographical distribution, people in South India knew more about ins...

A fun event with a message

Sat, 23/02/2019 - 08:35
The event was sponsored by L&T India as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility ... Actress Priya Anand, the brand ambassador of the Foundation and chief guest at the mela, says disability shoul...

Hundreds Of Streamers Are Gathering Online To Raise Money For Disabled Gamers In The UK

Sat, 23/02/2019 - 05:17
But for people with disabilities, it becomes that much harder to engage in their hobby. That's where charities like SpecialEffect come in. Images courtesy: SpecialEffect SpecialEffect is a UK charity ...

Quit smoking to offset arthritis risk: Study

Sat, 23/02/2019 - 05:12
Patients who have seropositive RA tend to have a more severe disease course with more joint deformities, disability, and inflammation outside of the joints. On the other hand, there was no association ...

RRB NTPC Recruitment 2019: Notification for 1.30 lakh released, apply @ www.indianrailways.gov.in

Sat, 23/02/2019 - 02:32
Candidates are advised to go through the official website of India Railways @ www.indianrailways.gov.in ... Besides, there will be a reservation of posts for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities, Ex-Se...

CoA approves India's participation in disabled World Cup

Sat, 23/02/2019 - 01:12
India's participation was in the balance (as reported by mid ... As per the new BCCI constitution, there is a provision for disability cricket, recommended by the Justice Lodha Committee.

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