India Disability News

Ahead of polls, Andhra CM Naidu doubles pension from Rs 1,000 to Rs 2,000

Sat, 12/01/2019 - 01:42
"With this Sankranti festival gift, 24,22,444 elderly persons, 20,13,808 widows, 6,41,820 persons with disabilities, 1,07,992 weavers, 28,011 toddy tappers, 32,979 HIV patients, 1,665 transgender ...

SC disposes J&J faulty hip implants case, accepts compensation plan

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 23:07
The court noted that the centre had accepted the formula recommended by the government’s expert committee, which said that the compensation granted could be anywhere between ₹33 lakh to ₹1.22 crore, d...

Posing as hurt bird to show their pain

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 23:07
“The glass-coated plastic thread hurts and kills both humans and birds,” says PETA India’s representative Radhika Suryavanshi ... suffers from intellectual disability. She actively works for social ca...

Supreme Court disposes J&J faulty hip implants case, accepts compensation plan

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 21:10
The court noted that the centre had accepted the formula recommended by the government’s expert committee, which said that the compensation granted could be anywhere between ₹33 lakh to ₹1.22 crore, d...

Govt moves SC for compensation in J&J faulty hip implant cases

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 20:55
ASR was sold in India by DePuy International ... The minimum compensation according to the formula in case of a disability would be ₹33 lakh.

Govt reveals hip cash formula, SC satisfied

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 20:26
The compensation a patient receives would depend on the extent of disabilities caused to him or her ... At least 4,700 patients across India received the DePuy implants between 2005 and August 2010, t...

Hip implants: Supreme Court accepts J&J compensation formula

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 20:08
The firms “illegally sold DePuy ASR Hip Implants in India from 2005 to 2006. In fact, J&J applied for Import license only on December 6, 2006 and was granted license by Drug Controller (India) on Dece...

Supreme Court disposes of PIL in J&J’s faulty hip implant compensation case

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 15:52
A bench headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi took on record Centre’s affidavit ... The amount would range between Rs 30 lakh and Rs 1.23 crore, depending on the age and the level of disabilit...

Khelo India Youth Games: Dhanush Srikant Upsets World Cup Medallist Arjun Babuta To Claim Air Rifle Gold

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 11:51
Dhanush Srikant, from Telangana, caused a major upset in men's under-21 10m air rifle final as he defeated two-time Junior World Cup bronze medallist Arjun Babuta on Friday in the Khelo India ...

Two-day meet of CEOs to review preparedness for Lok Sabha polls

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 11:50
"The commission desires from the CEOs that elections are made totally voter-friendly and accessible for persons with disabilities, senior citizens... The commission has already directed the CEOs to bu...

The beach BECKONS

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 07:10
Besides Braille and wheelchairs, we are also planning to introduce audio-visual aids for the hearing-impaired. It is our intention to make Alappuzha beach the first full-fledged beach accessible to pe...

NVS PGT 2019 Exam Pattern and Syllabus

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 06:42
Important Days, Indian History, Books and Authors, Indian National Movement, Awards and Honors, Budget and Five Year Plans, General Polity, Current Affairs – National & International, Indian Economy, ...

Technology can make life easier for the divyangjan: Minister

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 04:26
The minister further said that the government has launched a new scheme ‘Accessible India Campaign’ (Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan), a nationwide campaign to enable persons with disabilities to gain universa...

Faulty hip implants by Johnson & Johnson: SC disposes of case after Centre’s assurance

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 03:39
The formula that was approved provides for higher compensation amount by factoring in the age and degree of disability of the patient ... Johnson & Johnson pushed another ‘faulty’ hip implant in India ...

Army to carry out major reform, roll out Integrated Battle Group: Gen Rawat

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 03:05
On the issue of disability pension, Gen Rawat said he was focussing on ... The bitter Doklam episode as well as the evolving regional security matrix forced India's defence brass in 2018 to hasten wor...

The Early Years: Building an early childhood intervention ecosystem in India

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 02:34
The NGOs Astha, Samarth, Samarpan and Hope Foundation from Delhi and Ashirwad–North India Cerebral Palsy Association from ... core of their work that when they work with a child with a disability, the...

Assistive devices, aids distributed to 530 persons

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 01:19
The Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., in association with the Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India Ltd (ALIMCO), distributed assistive devices and aids to about 530 persons with disabilities ...

Govt moves SC for compensation in Johnson & Johnson ‘faulty’ hip implant cases

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 00:59
ASR was sold in India by DePuy International ... The minimum compensation according to the formula in case of a disability would be ₹33 lakh.

11 differently abled crack UGC-NET

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 00:25
“We are committed to providing them with all facilities”, he added. A member of the HP State Advisory Board on Disability and Executive Council of HP University, Ajai Srivastava, said Saveena Jahan (H...

Government to tweak solatium clause in clinical trials

Thu, 10/01/2019 - 22:50
“If a trial subject suffered from permanent disability or died during a clinical trial or bioavailability ... sponsors capable of conducting clinical trials will go out of India. The WHO had told the ...

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