India Disability News

UP government plans death penalty for illicit liquor manufacturers

Tue, 19/09/2017 - 16:22
People engaged in manufacturing and selling illicit liquor in the state may get death penalty in case of death or permanent disability to those who consume their produce. Giving a stern message to those running spurious liquor trade in Uttar Pradesh ...

Recruitment of Administrative Officers (Scale-I) In Agriculture Insurance Company Of India Limited

Tue, 19/09/2017 - 14:26
Application Fee: (non-Refundable) through on-line mode only. The amount of fee to be paid is indicated below: SC/ST/Persons with Disability (PWD) Rs. 100/-All other categories Rs. 650/-. How to Apply: Candidates can apply online only from 15.09.2017 to 10 ...

A New Device Will Allow Deaf People To 'See' Sound Around Them & Better Handle Their Disability

Tue, 19/09/2017 - 12:13
For people hard of hearing, dealing with people in general on a daily basis can be trying. Honestly, between sign language, emails and texts, and learning to lip read, communicating is actually not so bad. The problem is getting around with a complete lack ...

What should government Do To Make India More Accessible For Persons With Disability !

Tue, 19/09/2017 - 11:48
Disability is a word that is taken and poured out of the context in India. A person with physical challenges is often termed as disable, someone who is unable to do certain activities like others. Understandably yes, a person with severed limbs, a spinal ...

Non-Communicable Diseases & Injuries continue to be the largest killer in India

Tue, 19/09/2017 - 03:49
Commenting on the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2016 data, Dr. Vivekanand Jha, Executive Director, The George Institute for Global Health said, “The contribution of Non-Communicable Diseases to death and disability in India continues to grow at an ...

‘Ischemic heart disease killed most Indians last year’

Mon, 18/09/2017 - 20:35
Dr Vivekanand Jha, executive director at The George Institute for Global Health, said, “The contribution of NCDs to death and disability in India continues to grow at an alarming rate…. The two largest increases were seen in diabetes and chronic kidney ...

Disabling the differently abled

Mon, 18/09/2017 - 17:09
If these goods are made tax-free to the final consumer, the input taxes-led cost would ultimately deal a fatal blow to the disability instruments manufacturing industry in India, especially when facing competition from imported disability equipment that is ...

Sleep less and don’t fight: Railways cuts down nap time to check quarrels on trains

Mon, 18/09/2017 - 10:34
At present, passengers are permitted to sleep between 9pm and 6am. The circular, however, advises passengers to cooperate with the sick, persons with disability and pregnant women to sleep beyond permissible limits, should they so desire. The Railway Board ...

Planet Abled: Meet the woman making travel accessible for disabled people in India

Mon, 18/09/2017 - 10:05
... a disability remains in their own group of other people with the same disability, or with their family and friends,” she says. There was no travel service – at least in India – where a deaf person could travel with a blind person, or a ...

Soon, airport trolleys from security check to boarding gates

Mon, 18/09/2017 - 08:36
It then says how these issues must be addressed by airlines "to facilitate passengers, particularly senior citizens, expectant mothers, passengers with disability and first ... airlines operating to and from India and airport operators, says.

Conference dwells on concerns of persons with Down syndrome

Sun, 17/09/2017 - 18:35
New Delhi, September 17 The 1st India International Down Syndrome Conference aimed ... Such kids have varying degree of intellectual disability and distinct facial features, among things that need to be diagnosed in the early years of life if missed ...

Sleep less and don’t fight: Rlys cuts down nap time to check quarrels on trains

Sun, 17/09/2017 - 17:29
At present, passengers are permitted to sleep between 9pm and 6am. The circular, however, advises passengers to cooperate with the sick, persons with disability and pregnant women to sleep beyond permissible limits, should they so desire. The Railway Board ...

Thousands of citizens run to keep up the 'Spirit of Wipro' in Bengaluru

Sun, 17/09/2017 - 15:39
""In India, the 2017 edition of the Spirit of Wipro Run, organized in partnership with the not-for-profit Wipro Cares, is dedicated to supporting the educational needs of underprivileged children, including children with disability." "Through partnerships ...

Disability backlog tops 1 million; thousands die on waitlist

Sun, 17/09/2017 - 11:47
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 1 million Americans are waiting for a hearing to see whether they qualify for disability benefits from Social Security. Their average wait will be nearly two years, longer than some of them will live. All of them have been ...

There are 1.77 million homeless in India, but the State is blind to them

Sun, 17/09/2017 - 11:34
They are the homeless people of India. According to the government’s definition ... including with disaggregation of the persons who are evicted by age, gender, disability, caste and religion. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set a target for the ...

Railways cuts down sleeping time of passengers in reserved coaches by an hour

Sun, 17/09/2017 - 09:12
The circular, however, makes an exception for certain passengers. “Passengers are, however, requested to cooperate with the sick, persons with disability, and pregnant ladies in case they want to sleep beyond permissible limits,” it says. The new ...

Railways cuts down sleeping hours for passengers by an hour

Sun, 17/09/2017 - 06:24
The circular, however, makes an exception for certain passengers. "Passengers are, however, requested to cooperate with the sick, persons with disability, and pregnant ladies in case they want to sleep beyond permissible limits," it says. The new provision ...

Medical college seat cancelled, blind student says will commit suicide

Sun, 17/09/2017 - 03:08
A 19-year-old medical student who is unable to see beyond a distance of 8cm has threatened suicide after the Medical Council of India cancelled his admission to college since his disability is regarded too severe for someone taking the MBBS course.

Anil Baijal clarifies he is yet to get file on disability rules

Sat, 16/09/2017 - 23:22
NEW DELHI: Lieutenant governor Anil Baijal on Saturday said that he had not received the file related to the draft notification of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act from ... Download The Times of India news app for your device.

11 special-needs children from State adopted by those outside India last year

Sat, 16/09/2017 - 17:32
While this trend is heartening, children with disabilities in need of a family do not find acceptance easily, especially among famil... Summary: Only nine children with special needs were adopted by people living in India from among the Karnataka pool of ...

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