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Interview with Remya Raj,...

In this interview series, we feature four youngsters who came together and started a new venture. But what if the youngsters are all deaf? Two of th...

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Experts Interview by Ms.N...

1.     Please tell us about some of the good work in disability inclusion space that you have been doing as a consultant.I am a divers...

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Motivational Feature Ms J...

In this interview, we feature Ms Jasmina Khanna, who suffered Cerebral Palsy since childhood.  Hear her journey on how she has fought her disa...

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Interview with Mr.Manicka...

 Manickavelu M (Manix) is Program Director delivering Assistive Technology solutions and Corporate Social Responsibility projects at Mindtree Fou...

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Interview with Ms Anjlee ...

1. Please share with us some of the good work Samarthyam has been doing for the case of accessibility and inclusion. Samar...

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Interview with Shankar Su...

1. Please share with us some of the good work in assistive technology space that you have been helping organizations with as an IT consultant. As a...

13 August, 2015 0 Comment
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Interview with Pro AG Ram...

  In this interview, we feature Professor AG Ramakrishnan and research work carried out by him and his research students on Medical Intelligen...

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Interview with Ms LV Jaya...

1. Please share with us some of the good work SPASTN has been doing. Spastic Society started in 1981, International Year f...

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Interview with Nagaraj, A...

Partner Organization Feature – iSpark innovation Interview with Nagaraj, Arun, Rajesh, and Sridhar – Cofounders of iSpark Innovation iSpark inno...

12 May, 2015 1 Comment
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EMPOWER 2019...

About the Conference EMPOWER 2019 follows on the success of EMPOWER 2018 that was held in Oct 2018. It is being organized to bring together all ...

5 October, 2019 0 Comment
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Luxury Rajasthan Tour For...

Dear Patron,  We, at Planet Abled, are ecstatic to announce the upcoming Group Travel for Senior Citizens to Rajasthan scheduled to depart in D...

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Roshan Memorial Cup - Whe...

Volunteers, Partners, and sponsors, please contact Shiv - 9986961117Roshan Memorial Cup, one-day event will have 3 teams from Karnataka fight ...

3 October, 2019 0 Comment
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Making people with disabi...

India has about 40 to 80 million persons with disability, according to the Planning Commission. Low literacy rate, fewer job opportun...

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1 lakh Unique Disability ...

However, under the Modi regime, funds are used within six months and his department seeks additional funds from the Finance Ministry. Under the free...

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Airtel Delhi Half Maratho...

Hello Everyone, Trust this email finds you well. Life is a marathon, not a sprint and so is Planet Abled. For the third time in a row, Plane...

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PIX: Deepa Malik basks in...

 IMAGE: Malik became only the second para-athlete after Devendra Jhajharia, to have won the prestigious award. Paralympic silver-medallist...

29 August, 2019 0 Comment
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India reigns supreme in P...

 India reigns supreme in Physical Disability World Cricket SeriesIndia Physically Disabled beat host England Physically Disabled by 36 runs in ...

16 August, 2019 0 Comment
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Don’t be miserly with dis...

Don’t be miserly with disability pensions for faujisFor a government that is so invested in its public imagery to promoting the cult of the soldier ...

14 August, 2019 0 Comment
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Crackdown on disability p...

Crackdown on disability pension based on analysis: CBDT chairman P.C. ModyBoard chairman reiterates misuse of provision by personnel The latest circu...

14 August, 2019 0 Comment
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Unfilled seats under disa...

At least 75 more aspirants for MBBS seats in the general category will get through, as seats that went unfilled in the category for candidates with ...

14 August, 2019 0 Comment
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Army endorses govt's deci...

 Army endorses govt's decision to tax disability pensionArmed forces personnel get separate pension if they suffer any kind of disability in t...

14 August, 2019 0 Comment
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Now, disabled-friendly se...

Now, disabled-friendly seats at PVR Cinemas in Chennai People with Disabilities (PwD) can now reserve seats with wheelchair access at PVR c...

14 August, 2019 2 Comment
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Resource centres for disa...

Another official from the inclusive education branch said that coordinating between school shifts and the sessions at resource centres was also prov...

14 August, 2019 0 Comment
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Learning disabilities can...

The Centre has told the Delhi High Court that learning disabilities can be diagnosed by NIMHANS battery, a tool which ascertains the degre...

14 August, 2019 0 Comment
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Disabled person can claim...

If a person is suffering from disability and also has a disabled dependent, then he/she can claim deduction for self under 80U and for the dependent...

14 August, 2019 0 Comment
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EC identifies disabled vo...

Activists say many have been left out of enrolment exercise Chennai District Election Office has identified 6,863 persons with disability to faci...

14 August, 2019 0 Comment
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Disabled can claim tax sa...

"The amount of deduction depends on the percentage of disability. The deduction claimed is fixed irrespective of the actual expenses."By Preeti...

14 August, 2019 0 Comment
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Plea in High Court claims...

Disability rights group says railways issuing separate IDs to differently abled for concession on ticketsA disability rights group has dragged the ...

14 August, 2019 0 Comment
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Women with disabilities f...

More than 3.5 lakh women with various disabilities in StateBeing a woman and fighting gender divides on a daily basis is tough enough. But what if o...

14 August, 2019 0 Comment
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Closing the gap...

There have been impressive gains made in life expectancy in India in recent years, but as people are ageing, older adults are subject to a higher ri...

14 August, 2019 0 Comment
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War disabled soldiers to ...

With a message of converting disability into ability, 16 soldiers who were disabled in war are set to participate in the Mumbai ...

14 August, 2019 0 Comment
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First disability focussed...

Apply to be part of India’s first disability focussed startup accelerator’s Summer CohortThe Assistive Technology Accelerator (ATA) will help startups...

29 June, 2019 0 Comment
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App-cab aggregator regret...

App-cab aggregator regrets shabby treatment to disabilityTwo days after disability rights activist Arman Ali shared his experience of being "treated h...

29 June, 2019 0 Comment
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Disability rights activis...

Disability rights activist refused cab ride in ChennaiThe driver would not accommodate wheelchairDisabilities rights activist Arman Ali, executive dir...

29 June, 2019 0 Comment
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Sweta Mantrii, who took t...

Meet Sweta Mantrii, who took to stand-up comedy to talk about disabilityApart from stand-up comedy, she has addressed the issues of disabilities throu...

29 June, 2019 0 Comment
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CG: 3 disabled claim govt...

Chhatisgarh: Three handicapped villagers claim government schemes not providing any helpThe villagers, belonging to Nagra village of Chhatisgarh's Bal...

29 June, 2019 1 Comment
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Life in Metro...

LIFE IN METRO For disabled in Delhi, the metro is only accessible transport. It must be made free. In a study on fatal pedestrian crashes am...

29 June, 2019 0 Comment
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Interview with Prof Shan...

Dr. Shanti Bhattacharya is a Founder Trustee of Chetana Charitable Trust. The Trust seeks to increase awareness on issues of social importance. Sh...

29 June, 2019 0 Comment
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Delhi Will See The Most D...

Delhi Will See The Most Disabled-Friendly Polls In India, The Election Commission wants the 2019 Lok Sabha Election to be the most inclusive in hist...

10 June, 2019 0 Comment
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Now, disabled-friendly se...

People with Disabilities (PwD) can now reserve seats with wheelchair access at PVR cinemas at Grand Mall and VR Mall.CHENNAI: People with Disab...

10 June, 2019 0 Comment
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Expectations from the nex...

In My Take this week, systems analyst Jasmina Khanna who is closely tracking the elections shares her expectations from the government that takes char...

4 June, 2019 0 Comment
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Disabled person can claim...

If a person is suffering from disability and also has a disabled dependent, then he/she can claim a deduction for self under 80U and for the dependent...

24 May, 2019 0 Comment
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War disabled soldiers to ...

With a message of converting disability into ability, 16 soldiers who were disabled in war are set to participate in the Mumbai Ma...

12 April, 2019 0 Comment
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Disabled can claim tax sa...

The Income Tax Act allows deductions from your gross total income, before the levy of tax, if medical expenditure has been incurred on the t...

12 April, 2019 0 Comment
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City feels handicapped...

Disability Audit | Chandigarh Is First To Check If It Is Accessible To People Who Can't See, Hear, Or Walk. GMCH-32 And Social Welfare Department Surv...

12 April, 2019 0 Comment
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Convention on the Rights ...

The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Optional Protocol (A/RES/61/106) was adopted on 13 December 2006 at the United Natio...

2 April, 2019 0 Comment
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Disability Activist Alleg...

A disability rights activist, who was traveling from Mumbai to London has alleged that she was mistreated by a CISF personnel at the Chhatrapati Shiva...

19 January, 2019 0 Comment
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NEET application to close...

With the online application process for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET-UG) 2019-20 set to close in just three days, aspirants with d...

19 January, 2019 0 Comment
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Women with disabilities c...

A study, in 12 districts of Odisha covering a sample of 729 women with disabilities, showed that 12.6 percent of the physically disabled respondents r...

19 January, 2019 0 Comment
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Disability Act, 2016 brou...

Firms urged to employ disabled youth Law experts praised the Disability Act, 2016, for emphasizing the need for inclusivity in society at an event to...

19 January, 2019 0 Comment
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Disabilities Act: States ...

Only 10 States have notified rules under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act A study conducted by the Disability Rights India Foundation (DRI...

19 January, 2019 0 Comment
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Access denied...

Climbing two steps at the Delhi government’s Social Welfare Department office on December 5, 2015, was like “overcoming Mount Everest” for Dr. Satendr...

19 January, 2019 0 Comment
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RAISEWISE: EMPOWERING WOM...

Locomotor disability requires Noor Jahan to use crutches, calipers and raised shoes AIF is committed to enhancing women’s role in sustaining their fa...

19 January, 2019 0 Comment
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Soldiers feigning disabil...

He made the statement in Pune while addressing a gathering of soldiers and officers who were disabled in the line of duty. The function also included ...

19 January, 2019 0 Comment
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Why Zero Makes Light of D...

Bollywood Producer: Let's make something different this time? Assistant: Like what, sir? Producer: Like a love triangle Assistant: What's new...

19 January, 2019 0 Comment
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Disability Doesn't Hamper...

Photography not only captures and preserves it’s also the harbinger of change in addition to being the caretaker of the process of change popularly kn...

19 January, 2019 0 Comment
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What the MSJE was up to i...

The passage of a long-pending bill on transgender rights in the Lok Sabha towards the fag end of the year was the main highlight of 2018 for the Socia...

6 January, 2019 0 Comment
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Home Ministry guidelines ...

The Union Home Ministry last week finally issued guidelines for the disabled to show respect to the National Anthem, following Supreme Court exemp...

3 January, 2019 0 Comment
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Govt guidelines for disab...

The Union home ministry has issued guidelines on how people with disabilities can show respect when the national anthem is being played in movie h...

1 February, 2017 0 Comment
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CSR for disabled people t...

The winter session of Parliament, which began on 16 November and ended on 16 December in 2016, failed to achieve much in terms of usual business, ...

1 February, 2017 0 Comment
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Fest to celebrate disabil...

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to sensitize people to problems arising from physical disabilities, We Care a traveling festival will showcase films on the them...

1 February, 2017 0 Comment
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Govt. doctors withdraw ag...

The decision follows the arrest of Kumar, a disability rights activist, who had staged a blockade Doctors of Government Tiruvannamalai Medical Coll...

1 February, 2017 0 Comment
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Govt notifies law on righ...

Disabled people celebrate after Parliament passes Disabilities Bill 2016 in New Delhi. (TOI photo by Rajesh Mehta) NEW DELHI: Government has no...

1 February, 2017 0 Comment
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Disabilities Bill expecte...

The amended the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2014, which proposes a jail term up to two years and a fine of maximum Rs 5 lakh for discrim...

13 December, 2016 0 Comment
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Disability pension not re...

Union government has rubbished media reports which claimed disability pension for the armed forces had been reduced The disability pension of alm...

25 October, 2016 0 Comment
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Will Kaabil change the wa...

Kaabil, which will see Hrithik Roshan playing a blind mimicry artist, might just change the caricaturish depiction of the disabled in Bollywood. ...

25 October, 2016 0 Comment
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Disabled and disheartened...

Progressive legislation and enabling administrative orders constitute the policy framework under which the government deals with the rights of pe...

10 July, 2016 0 Comment
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Disabled doctor denied ri...

Chandigarh: A disabled orthopedic surgeon has been shuttling from pillar to post of the UT administration's corridors for the past three mon...

10 July, 2016 0 Comment
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3-15% school students suf...

The study was conducted by the doctors of KEM Hospital to check whether anxiety is more common in school students with newly diagnosed SpLDs compared ...

24 May, 2016 0 Comment
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Colour-coded Unique Disab...

NEW DELHI: Now the disabled will get a color-coded unique identity card as a legal document and for easy linkage to the government's schemes and servi...

24 May, 2016 0 Comment
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To make Chandigarh disabl...

The accessibility audit of these 50 buildings will be conducted by Svayam National Centre for Inclusive Environments at the cost of Rs 11.2 lakh. (HT ...

16 May, 2016 0 Comment
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India gains prominence in...

The study found significant gaps exist among the majority of Global South countries with respect to their readiness and preparedness for implementing,...

16 May, 2016 0 Comment
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Persons with disabilities...

Organizations are initiating programs to train them and make them job-ready Open to hiring: Employers are describing persons with disabilities as...

16 May, 2016 0 Comment
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Disabilities Commissioner...

Demands list of accessibility measures taken at offices by Feb end Whether it is the Vidhana Soudha or the local gram panchayat office, the State d...

14 May, 2016 0 Comment
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Disability and Insurance ...

Scott Hamilton famously said: The only disability in life is a bad attitude!  India houses the largest population of disabled people in the worl...

5 May, 2016 0 Comment
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Poll promises overlook di...

As political parties try to out-do one another in campaigning and promises on “cheap rates for water and electricity”, activists fighting for rights o...

5 May, 2016 0 Comment
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Bengalurean designs disab...

BENGALURU: Here is some good news for the physically disabled. A compact and battery-operated wheelchair-cum-car, developed by B V Narayana from AGS L...

5 May, 2016 0 Comment
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Don't deny leave to disab...

New Delhi: Leave applied on medical certificate in connection with a disability of a government employee should not be refused or revoked, the Centre ...

5 May, 2016 0 Comment
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Disability bar cloud on h...

New Delhi, March 7: A disability rights activist has claimed he was not allowed to enter a posh lounge bar in south Delhi last night because he was in...

5 May, 2016 0 Comment
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Bhopal has highest number...

Bhopal has the highest number of disabled people in Madhya Pradesh, according to Census 2011. Of the total 15.5 lakh disabled population in MP, 84,502...

5 May, 2016 0 Comment
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Disability doesn't take s...

CHENNAI: The disabilities affecting them might be different but those who received the CavinKare Ability Awards 2015 on Saturday shared one thing — a ...

5 May, 2016 0 Comment
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Survey: IITs-IIMs top in ...

New Delhi: Premier educational institutes in India like the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) top ...

5 May, 2016 0 Comment
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Database for the disabled...

New Delhi, April 29: The government has floated a draft proposal to create a national database for people with disabilities. The proposal seeks to ...

5 May, 2016 0 Comment
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22 firms shortlist 61 can...

CHANDIGARH: In 2000, when the first career fair for persons with disabilities (PWD) was organized at the National Institute of Technical Training and ...

5 May, 2016 0 Comment
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‘My body also has needs’...

Kalki Koechlin in Margarita With A Straw. Soulfree.org Disability rights activist Preethi Srinivasan. The just-released Margarita wit...

5 May, 2016 0 Comment
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No national data on HIV/A...

The Capital has nine antiretroviral treatment centers, but none of them has information on the alternate format for blind or sign language interpreter...

5 May, 2016 0 Comment
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Heat on 'disability' tag ...

New Delhi, May 12: A parliamentary standing committee's recommendation to include certain "prominent and permanent disabilities" like...

5 May, 2016 0 Comment
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Special drive to fill vac...

NEW DELHI: A special drive to fill vacant posts for persons with disabilities has been initiated by the Centre. "All ministries or departments ar...

5 May, 2016 0 Comment
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Bringing light in the liv...

Creating India’s biggest establishment for managing disabilities 38 years ago, Dr. P Hanumanth Rao started a small center in a garage to treat and ...

5 May, 2016 0 Comment
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Makati built India’s firs...

While working for a public relations firm in Mumbai, Upasana Makati began thinking about the various reading options available for a visually impaired...

22 April, 2016 0 Comment
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For the disabled, it’s a ...

Even while the politics of polarisation plays out in the high-stakes Assam Assembly elections, a silent effort towards inclusion is under way in the S...

7 April, 2016 0 Comment
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Only left is right: Why d...

New Delhi: It is clearly about the left hand not knowing what the right hand is doing, only it involves the two legs rather than the hands in the case...

7 April, 2016 0 Comment
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Date of a different kind:...

Chennai: Elliot's Beach will play host to people with disabilities who are looking to find love, on Sunday. Inclov, a dating app that focuses on disab...

7 April, 2016 0 Comment
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Web-based universal ID ca...

New Delhi: Come December the government will roll out for persons with disabilities universal identity cards having a unique number with which their d...

26 March, 2016 0 Comment
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One man’s crusade opens u...

After keeping out doctors with disability from over a thousand central health services (CHS) jobs for years, the health ministry has decided to open u...

25 March, 2016 0 Comment
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Disabled population rises...

RAIPUR: Chhattisgarh's disabled population has witnessed a whopping rise of 48% from 2001 to 2011 with the number of disabled going up from 4.19 lakh ...

25 March, 2016 0 Comment
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A lifestyle magazine in B...

  Upasana Makati manages all of White Print’s content, marketing, and distribution. Photo: Special Arrangement White Print highligh...

23 March, 2016 0 Comment
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10kg lad leads- ER-MBA be...

  Ira Singhal (second from right, in a striped T-shirt) celebrates her success with friends in Hyderabad on Saturday. (PTI) New Delhi, ...

21 March, 2016 0 Comment
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‘State govt view blinkere...

AHMEDABAD: Justice JB Pardiwala lashed out at the state government's misinterpretation of the law granting 3% reservation in government jobs for peopl...

21 March, 2016 0 Comment
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Disability Bill: demands ...

In 2014, following protests by activists the Rajya Sabha had appointed a panel to submit its recommendations on the draft bill. While the latest ce...

21 March, 2016 0 Comment
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Let’s make public buildin...

The Centre is roping in big corporates to adopt public buildings as part of its Sugamya Bharat or Accessible India initiative.  ET SPECIAL:&nb...

21 March, 2016 0 Comment
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Provide the disabled with...

K.S. Rajanna, Commissioner for Disabilities, has warned officials that stringent action would be initiated if they failed to effectively provide the f...

21 March, 2016 0 Comment
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Be Fair on Disabled, Even...

A trial court in Delhi was recently shocked when a disabled accused in a criminal case had to crawl on his hands to the fifth-floor courtroom because ...

21 March, 2016 0 Comment
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Lack of infrastructure a ...

The Confederation of Indian Industry-Karnataka has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Disability NGOs Alliance to work towards ensuring...

21 March, 2016 0 Comment
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Census '11: JK’s Disabled...

Specially Abled men sitting on protest in Srinagar’s Press Enclave on Thursday, August 27. In the last decade, J&K has reduced it...

21 March, 2016 0 Comment
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Centre may declare 'dwarf...

NEW DELHI: The Centre may identify "dwarfism" as a form of disability, joining the list of conditions that entitle an individual to affirmative ac...

19 March, 2016 0 Comment
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Govt set to bring private...

NEW DELHI: Malls, shopping complexes, private banks, and public transport will soon have to be made disabled-friendly by providing specially desig...

19 March, 2016 0 Comment
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Place plea to recog. canc...

MUMBAI: Bombay high court has directed that a plea to recognize cancer cured persons as disabled be placed before an experts panel set up by the Centr...

19 March, 2016 0 Comment
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Govt launches Accessible ...

New Delhi: Social justice and empowerment minister Thaawar Chand Gehlot launched the Accessible India Campaign on Thursday that aims at building acces...

19 March, 2016 0 Comment
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Delhi: PwDs gear-up for m...

Aggrieved over “lack of action” by Delhi government on issues affecting people with disability, hundreds of disabled people plan to march towards the ...

18 March, 2016 0 Comment
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Disability rights activis...

Disability rights activists and members of various groups working on the issue have announced that they will hold a protest march on October 6 demandi...

18 March, 2016 0 Comment
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PwDs being neglected yet ...

The National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP) has written to the Minister of Consumer Affairs demanding that the Nation...

18 March, 2016 0 Comment
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Accessible India: Initiat...

NEW DELHI: India Inc will soon have an incentive to design disabled-friendly buildings and human resource policies. A new index, likely to be unveiled...

18 March, 2016 0 Comment
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Make hospital websites di...

Health care and disability rights activists have demanded that the Delhi government speed-up the process of making the websites of its hospitals disab...

18 March, 2016 0 Comment
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Scientists surprised to s...

Today, people with disabilities face a number of daunting hurdles when it comes to employment. According to a 2012 Census Bureau report, only 41% o...

18 March, 2016 0 Comment
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After showers, disabled f...

CHENNAI: C Karthik found it particularly hard to commute to work on Friday when rain battered the city. The 29-year-old wheelchair-bound cerebral pals...

18 March, 2016 0 Comment
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A platform for disabled p...

Physically and mentally challenged artists from across the world have got together here to put up an international event of inclusive arts aimed at sh...

18 March, 2016 0 Comment
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'Sambhav' empowering the ...

Having risen above all odds, persons with disability from over 24 countries are participating in a three-day festival "Sambhav 2015" in the national C...

18 March, 2016 0 Comment
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Haryana to have universal...

“We are aiming at issuing the first universal disability ID cards soon and Haryana will be the first state where identified persons would be allot...

18 March, 2016 0 Comment
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Essays, poster comp to ma...

Nagpur: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has asked schools to hold special events in an effort to mark World Disability Day on Thursday...

18 March, 2016 0 Comment
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Consultation on women wit...

NEW DELHI: A national consultation on women with disabilities will be held next week to discuss issues pertaining to differently-abled women like ac...

18 March, 2016 0 Comment
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Need task force on disabi...

NEW DELHI: Tourism minister Kapil Mishra on Tuesday asked for the establishment of a task force on 'persons with disabilities' before the Delhi Dialog...

16 March, 2016 0 Comment
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Coping with disability...

Anushka, a 14-year-old-girl, who has hearing impairment since birth, was refused admission in dance class due to her disability. This dealt a blow to ...

16 March, 2016 0 Comment
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Revis. of building code f...

The disability affairs department has swung into action to help ensure that the National Building Code (NBC), which is being revised, will ensure acce...

15 March, 2016 0 Comment
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With disability bill stuc...

Logjam continues in Parliament... It is one bill on which an all-party consensus would be available. It pertains to the rights of millions of disab...

15 March, 2016 0 Comment
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Distribution of Assistive...

New Delhi: While addressing the gathering during the distribution camp today Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerme...

15 March, 2016 0 Comment
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Ira Singhal's journey to ...

Her world may be a bit complicated but Ira Singhal, 32, knows how to make things simple. Suffering from scoliosis (abnormal lateral curvature of...

15 March, 2016 0 Comment
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Wazir: PwD rights group u...

Farhan Akhtar and Amitabh Bachchan in a still from Wazir. (Facebook) Director Bejoy Nambiar, who is gearing up for his Amitabh Bachchan-Farhan ...

15 March, 2016 0 Comment
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Forum for the disabled ob...

The Tamil Nadu Association for the Rights of All Types of Differently Abled and Caregivers (TARATDAC) has objected to the recent notification of the S...

15 March, 2016 0 Comment
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Supreme Court sets aside ...

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has come to the defence of two disabled soldiers fighting for their dues after the Jaipur and Chandigarh Benches of the A...

29 February, 2016 0 Comment
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Varsity blind eye to disa...

Guwahati, Feb. 19: Gauhati University has denied extra time to a visually-impaired woman in Jorhat town, using a scribe i...

27 February, 2016 0 Comment
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Solar Powered Marvel of E...

Sunny Splendor is a great piece of engineering – a solar vehicle that works as a mobile shop for people with disabilities to start up small businesses...

22 February, 2016 0 Comment
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Gehlot promises PwDs-frie...

Amravati: "Artificial limbs with total flexibility, which would enable the disabled to walk, write or even play normally, would be manufactured i...

22 February, 2016 0 Comment
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Nudge for clarity in disa...

New Delhi, Jan. 29: Maneka Gandhi has pushed for clarifications of the terms "disability, illness and disease" in a bill that se...

22 January, 2016 0 Comment
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DDDPPA organizes relief c...

Dimapur District Disabled Persons Parents Association (DDDPPA) organized relief camp for disabilities on December 31 at Rail Bazar, Dimapur. During th...

22 January, 2016 0 Comment
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Mr Kejriwal, a Request Fr...

It was on the 23rd of December that I appeared before the Delhi High Court with a request for the exemption of the disabled from the "Odd-Even rule" a...

22 January, 2016 0 Comment
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Jeb video's targetingTrum...

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's (R) presidential campaign released a new video Monday aimed at Republican front-runner Donald Trump. The video ...

12 January, 2016 0 Comment
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India’s Jaipur Foot for d...

An Indian organization, specializing in prosthetic legs, will supply artificial limbs free of cost to 1,000 physically-challenged Afghan nationals in...

27 December, 2015 0 Comment
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Jaipur Foot to help cows ...

Shelter for amputee animals in Jaipur to be equipped with veterinary research and training wing The world famous Jaipur Foot will now be availa...

27 December, 2015 0 Comment
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SC clears 3% reservation ...

The Supreme Court on Friday ruled in favor of three percent reservation for differently-abled candidates in civil services, not only at the stage of t...

27 December, 2015 0 Comment
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DTC bus accident disabled...

A 19-year-old youth, who suffered disability in a road accident involving a rashly driven DTC bus, has been awarded a compensation of over Rs 28 lakh ...

27 December, 2015 0 Comment
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Wait. for a job, PwD athl...

The Hindu Recipient of Maharashtra's highest sporting honor, differently-abled champion athlete Indira Gaikwad, living in abject...

27 December, 2015 0 Comment
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Disabled athlete sells go...

43-year-old Indira Gaikwad, the recipient of the Shiv Chhatrapati award, was forced to sell some of her gold medals in scrap in order to buy medicines...

27 December, 2015 0 Comment
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Thumbs up for Braille pre...

There is some excitement in the disability sector post the Union Budget, but there is also some disappointment. The move to establish 15 new Braill...

26 December, 2015 0 Comment
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PM: No sign language leav...

NEW DELHI: For the hearing impaired children it was a huge disappointment. There was no sign language interpretation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's...

22 December, 2015 0 Comment
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From bottling to IT, Indi...

NEW DELHI: A couple of months back when Prasad Corporation hired 50 people with disabilities, it unknowingly discovered a perfect fit for its digita...

22 December, 2015 0 Comment
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Going home is a challenge...

Ex-sportsman’s struggle exposes shortcomings at railway stations On Saturday afternoon, K. B. Puttaswamy (55) was at Bangalore City Station wai...

22 December, 2015 0 Comment
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Sign language interpreter...

Aurally challenged Indian citizens will be able to follow Narendra Modi’s swearing-in on Monday with three sign-language interpreters on duty at the f...

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New Delhi, Dec.20: Members of Disability Rights Group have asked the central government not to delay passage of the Rights of Persons with Disabil...

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Report by India Education bureau, New Delhi: 24-year-old Rekha Kumari from Delhi may have been on a wheelchair since she was two years old after s...

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