India Disability News

Baijal clarifies he is yet to get file on disability rules

Sat, 16/09/2017 - 16:53
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.

Babus In Assam To Lose 10 Per Cent Of Salary For Neglecting Parents, Siblings With Disabilities

Sat, 16/09/2017 - 06:07
The government employees in Assam who do not provide for their parents and siblings with disabilities stand to lose 10 per cent of their salary, with the state Assembly passing a bill today for their better upkeep. Under possibly the first such legislation ...

At 9 lakh in 2016, India’s under-5 mortality rate world’s worst

Sat, 16/09/2017 - 02:05
NEW DELHI: India still accounts for the highest number of deaths of ... However, with the increased life expectancy, the years lived with ill health or disability have also increased. The proportion of total life spent with ill health is higher for lower ...

At 9L in 2016, India’s under-5 toll world’s worst

Sat, 16/09/2017 - 00:20
NEW DELHI: India still accounts for the highest number of deaths of ... However, with the increased life expectancy, the years lived with ill health or disability have also increased. The proportion of total life spent with ill health is higher for lower ...

Disabilities bill: AAP says delay because ‘status of state unclear’

Fri, 15/09/2017 - 23:35
Three days after the BJP attacked AAP for allegedly delaying the implementation of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill 2016, the Delhi government said the delay was because Delhi’s “status as a state is still unclear”. Leader of Opposition ...

Delhi not a state, will have to wait for disability rules

Fri, 15/09/2017 - 18:07
New Delhi: Despite being notified by the Centre in June 2017, the Rights of Persons with Disability Rules cannot be notified ... Download The Times of India news app for your device.

6 million died of non-communicable diseases in India in 2016: study

Fri, 15/09/2017 - 17:49
“The contribution of NCDs to death and disability in India continues to grow at an alarming rate—a ticking time bomb that is increasingly affecting not just our health but our economy as well,” Dr. Vivekanand Jha, executive director, The George ...

Assam assembly passes bill for ensuring govt employees take care of their parents

Fri, 15/09/2017 - 15:24
Finance, health and education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma explained that bill, which is also called Assam Employees PRONAM Bill, wants to ensure that parents and siblings with disabilities can ... Download The Times of India news app for your device.

India, Hull, Medicine, Cricket and Charity - An Anglo - Indian Affair

Fri, 15/09/2017 - 14:00
Ashok in India and his son Samir in England ... be able to support female cricketers and also cricketers with disabilities. They also want to expand their work to include all cricket playing nations A match against Lashings in 2013 at Hymers College ...

Apparel exporters seek drawback support: AEPC to Com Min

Fri, 15/09/2017 - 04:47
While the market disabilities for the apparel industry in India includes the issues related to logistics cost and time, rigid labour regulations, lack of economies of scale and discrimination in export markets arising out of preferential trade agreements ...

Special Olympics joins hands with Tottenham to train coaches

Thu, 14/09/2017 - 17:52
The Senior Equalities and Inclusion Coordinator at Tottenham Hotspur Foundation first visited India in 2014 where he conducted training ... high quality sports programmes for athletes with disabilities, Tottenham Hotspur is the first English Premier ...

10 million customers sign up for consumer beta of Paytm Payments Bank

Wed, 13/09/2017 - 15:12
New Delhi: Paytm Payments Bank recently launched India`s only mobile-first bank with zero charges ... two lacs in case of death or permanent total disability.KYC customers can open a PPB account instantly on their smartphone. The company is also looking ...

Intellectually Disabled Adults At High Risk of Emergency Admissions

Wed, 13/09/2017 - 12:21
Researchers from St. George's University of London linked primary care records with hospital admission data in a sample of 16,666 adults with intellectual disabilities and 113,562 age, sex and practice matched controls without intellectual disabilities ...

The disabled man who fights for children

Wed, 13/09/2017 - 07:04
"My disability had given me a lot of empathy towards people, especially children, and I am happy to spend my life serving others," he said. Recently, Plan India presented him with the Impact Award in recognition of his efforts. Today, the same people who ...

Red Ramp Project’s second leg wants to make India access-friendly for the visually impaired

Wed, 13/09/2017 - 03:46
Over two per cent of our country’s population suffer from some form of disability. Of the 37 million blind people in the world over 12 million are from India. The Government of India’s Accessible India Campaign is a very noble campaign that aims on ...

Lucknow Metro announces insurance cover for passengers

Wed, 13/09/2017 - 02:22
Lucknow: While all necessary arrangements have been done to ensure the safety of passengers on board the Lucknow Metro, the Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) on Tuesday announced that it had entered into an agreement with the United India Insurance ...

Rohingyas threat to national security: Rajnath

Tue, 12/09/2017 - 19:42
Last month, Union MoS for home Kiren Rijiju had said that over 40,000 Rohingyas staying illegally in India were largely located in Jammu ... or those suffering 50% disability. An expert group will be constituted to assess the security situation in the ...

Filmmakers seek uplifting tone with disability tale 'Breathe'

Tue, 12/09/2017 - 16:45
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Pakistan not interested to improve ties with India: Rajnath Singh

Tue, 12/09/2017 - 15:53
The Home Minister while terming the border dwellers as "biggest strategic asset of India" said the Center has already taken ... or injured in cross border firing with 50 percent or more disability would be given monetary support of Rs five lakh.

H and R Johnson Launches the Revolutionary Tactile Campaign to Aid the Visually Disabled

Tue, 12/09/2017 - 14:26
Over 2% of our country's population suffer from some form of disability. Of the 37 million blind people in the world over 12 million are from India. . The Government of India's Accessible India Campaign is a very noble campaign that aims for achieving ...

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