India Disability News

As temperature drops in Delhi, a look at the night shelters for differently abled, drug addicts

Sun, 13/01/2019 - 18:20
Occupants, with various degrees of physical disability, are forced to share the facilities ... been a high concentration of physically handicapped homeless people around India Gate, necessitating shel...

Lack of books for visually impaired at Book Fair disappoints many

Sun, 13/01/2019 - 17:00
She hoped to find material on disabilities beyond physical ones to make herself ... Although the response so far has been great, Sandeep Garg of All India Confederation for the Blind (AICB) said that ...

Words still speak

Sun, 13/01/2019 - 17:00
One of the major highlights of the theme presentation was the ‘We Care International Disability Film Festival.’ The festival featured over 45 documentaries from 27 different nations — India, Canada, U...

This winter control asthma with inhalation therapy

Sun, 13/01/2019 - 16:36
The World Health Organisation Global Burden of Disease Study estimates that 13.8 million disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) are lost yearly due to asthma, representing 1.8 per cent of the total gl...

Impact of Multiple Symptoms in Older Adults

Sun, 13/01/2019 - 13:27
Symptoms, such as feeling tired or rundown (also called fatigue), are among the leading causes of disability for older adults. ‘Symptoms, such as feeling tired or rundown (also called fatigue), are am...

Indian Embassy organises 'artificial limb fitment' camps in Kathmandu

Sun, 13/01/2019 - 12:02
It has served over 1.73 million amputees with disability in India and around the world, till date. (ANI)

BEST strikes in Mumbai continues in its fifth day: About 2000 private buses deployed

Sun, 13/01/2019 - 08:50
All passengers travelling a distance up to 10 km will be charged Rs 20 and above as per BEST rate. People with disability and senior citizens will be allowed to use the service for free. The service i...

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Are Doctors In The Emergency Room Aware Of This Condition?

Sun, 13/01/2019 - 08:02
This reviewers renamed the syndrome "Systemic Exertion Intolerance Disease" to emphasize the disability, post-exertional malaise or exhaustion that follows mild exertion, cognitive dysfunction and ort...

Book fair attempts to spread message of inclusivity still has a long way to go

Sun, 13/01/2019 - 07:55
She hoped to find material on disabilities beyond physical ones to make herself ... Although the response so far has been great, Sandeep Garg of All India Confederation for the Blind (AICB) said that ...

Researchers study patterns of back pain in relation to the disability

Sun, 13/01/2019 - 07:42
Researchers have examined the patterns of back pain over time and patient characteristics in relation to the disability. In addition, they have identified the extent of healthcare and medication use ( ...

Researchers study patterns of back pain

Sun, 13/01/2019 - 07:21
They provided data on factors including comorbidities, pain, disability, opioid and other medication use, and healthcare visits. The results showed that almost half (45.6 per cent) of the participants ...

Mahagathbandhan a comical alliance of desperate parties, says BJP's political resolution

Sun, 13/01/2019 - 00:52
Citing examples of the helpless government between 1990 to 2014, it said, "India of 2019 is not the India of 90s where ... growth it said that the government gave respect to persons with disabilities ...

EC reviews Poll Preparedness with all State CEOs

Sun, 13/01/2019 - 00:14
New Delhi [India], Jan 13 (ANI): A two-day conference of the Chief ... and every voter and develop innovative mechanisms to facilitate voting for People with disability. He also emphasised upon coordi...

Parents anxious as nursery D-Day nears

Sat, 12/01/2019 - 23:08
The DG category includes children from Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, socially and economically backward class, children of war widows, children of disabled persons having 60 per cent disability fo...

ECI reviews Poll Preparedness with all State CEOs

Sat, 12/01/2019 - 21:44
New Delhi [India], Jan 13 (ANI): A two-day conference of the Chief ... and every voter and develop innovative mechanisms to facilitate voting for People with disability. He also emphasised upon coordi...

The officer is a PIONEER

Sat, 12/01/2019 - 16:06
Yet, how many sully their hands with the endemic problems faced in India? Harssh Poddar does ... I took the initiative to organise a workshop to raise awareness about disability rights among students ...

Mahagathbandhan a comical alliance of desperate parties, says BJP’s political resolution

Sat, 12/01/2019 - 11:44
Citing examples of the helpless government between 1990 to 2014, it said, “India of 2019 is not the India of 90s where ... it said that the government gave respect to persons with disabilities and inc...

Disability Is An Important Issue, Especially In India: Arwa Imtiyaz Bhat

Sat, 12/01/2019 - 09:36
Sixteen-year-old Arwa Imtiyaz Bhat from Kashmir valley is an immensely talented Class 10 student who gives voice to players who can’t speak or hear. Daughter of an auto rickshaw driver, Arwa first gra...

All you need to know about the New Delhi World Book Fair 2019

Sat, 12/01/2019 - 07:27
The 27th edition of annual New Delhi World Book Fair, organized by National Book Trust, India in association with ITPO ... in addition, for the first time, an International Disability Film Festival is ...

Panduga for pensioners

Sat, 12/01/2019 - 03:48
Transgenders and those having more than 80 per cent disability, who are getting Rs 1,500 at present, will now get Rs 3,000 as pension. This includes the increased new pension of more than 3.5 lakh san...

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