India Disability News

32-year-old Indian-origin sikh truck driver succumbs to injuries two weeks after being shot in Ohio

Sun, 27/05/2018 - 09:25
Roberts had been indicted for aggravated robbery, felonious assault and possessing weapons under disability for allegedly firing at ... a murder indictment is expected next week. A native of India, Singh had been living in the US for about eight years.

Indian-origin Sikh dies after being shot at in Ohio

Sun, 27/05/2018 - 08:43
Roberts had been indicted for aggravated robbery, felonious assault and possessing weapons under disability for allegedly firing at ... a murder indictment is expected next week. A native of India, Singh had been living in the U.S. for about eight years.

Differently-abled Lavanya Jha beats hurdles to emerge as 3rd all-India topper

Sun, 27/05/2018 - 00:06
Low-vision could not be a deterrent for Lavanya Jha who emerged as the third all-India topper scoring 97.4 per cent in ... Anmol Aggarwal of Gurugram's Amity International School, with a hearing disability has scored 96.4 per cent with a full 100 in ...

This startup is giving the disabled a voice

Sat, 26/05/2018 - 21:13
After graduating from IIT-Madras and working in Silicon Valley, Ajit Narayanan returned to India in 2007 at a bit of a loose end ... The DNA of the company is in disability. We are seeing the scope to expand the app to serve the needs of people with ...

He fled Sri Lanka to live, but fell to a bullet in India

Sat, 26/05/2018 - 18:23
She lamented that her husband had come from Sri Lanka to India in 1981 to escape getting killed like ... “The boy who has a learning disability since birth and he misses his father, whom he has been waiting for near the condolence banner near his house ...

Indore: Rs 3.6cr disabled-friendly park to come up in Scheme 54

Sat, 26/05/2018 - 14:39
Madhav Consultant (India) Pvt Ltd, as landscape and horticulture consultant. INDORE: The city is all set to have a barrier-free park for the people with disabilities at AB Road near Press Complex . After receiving the proposal, collector wrote to principal ...

World Health Assembly Passes Resolution To Combat Snakebite Deaths; India to Benefit

Sat, 26/05/2018 - 08:38
India has been consistently recognised as one of the countries ... Snake bites aren’t just responsible for preventable deaths, but disability and lasting trauma, according to the Assembly resolution. It noted, “An estimated 4,00,000 people a year ...

Firefox Bikes rekindles #EverydayAbility campaign to showcase potential of persons with disability and promote inclusive hiring

Sat, 26/05/2018 - 06:36
New Delhi [India], May 26 (ANI-NewsVoir): Firefox Bikes organized a wall-climbing activity at Arun Samant Climbing Wall in Goregaon, Mumbai. The event witnessed the participation from Firefox riders and Persons with Disability performing adventure sports ...

Despite disability and challenges, Sangita Desai inspires with her entrepreneurial spirit

Fri, 25/05/2018 - 08:16
Her debut as a fashion designer in India coincided with Malaika Arora’s modelling debut. “My collections sold out at India’s most premiere fashion stores - from Melange in Mumbai, Ogaan in New Delhi, Elahe in Hyderabad, Folio in Bengaluru ...

Courses For Gender Studies In India

Fri, 25/05/2018 - 02:18
Most importantly, are you planning to pursue a course/career in gender studies in India? If yes, are you trying to figure ... location, ethnicity, disability or class. The movement of Women's Liberation in the 60s to 70s era, promoted the equality in ...

How India's young innovators do well by doing good

Fri, 25/05/2018 - 02:06
Most recently, it was launched in Botswana with a local partner. Cardiovascular diseases are predicted to be the largest cause of death and disability in India by 2020 This example is not a one-off success story. Here is another: Cardiovascular diseases ...

Impact India Foundation's lifeline express treats 12 lakh lives since inception

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 06:22
... India's Lifeline Express is a step to reach the majority of people in India who do not have access to medical facilities, especially those with preventable disabilities, which otherwise would remain untreated." Impact India Foundation (IIF) was ...

Impact India Foundation’s Lifeline Express treats 12lakh lives since inception

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 05:32
... India’s Lifeline Express is a step to reach the majority of people in India who do not have access to medical facilities, especially those with preventable disabilities, which otherwise would remain untreated.” Impact India Foundation (IIF) was ...

How The Government And Corporates Are Steering India Towards Being An EV Nation

Wed, 23/05/2018 - 06:21
According to a November 2017 report entitled ‘India: Health of the Nation’s States’, there has been a 17% rise in deaths and disabilities due to diseases caused by air pollution across the country. The good news is that EVs, which are powered by ...

How The Government And Corporates Are Steering India Towards An EV Nation

Wed, 23/05/2018 - 05:21
According to a November 2017 report entitled ‘India: Health of the Nation’s States’, there has been a 17% rise in deaths and disabilities due to diseases caused by air pollution across the country. The good news is that EVs, which are powered by ...

MP’s disabled tours India by bicycle

Tue, 22/05/2018 - 17:17
Pradeep Kumar Sen, a resident of Ramlakhan Bazar, under Pandrinath police station of Indore, MP, a differently- abled, is on a bicycle tour mission around India to propagate message ... 2017 to prove disability is not an impediment. My family members ...

As push to turn India towards vegetarianism gathers steam, data reveals 80% men and 70% women relish meat

Tue, 22/05/2018 - 07:32
Dietary risk including poor diet — low in fruits, vegetables and whole grain but high in salt and fats — is the third biggest risk factor for death and disability in India after air pollution and malnutrition, IndiaSpend reported in November 2017.

‘India one of few mkts Aegon is focusing on’

Mon, 21/05/2018 - 21:34
This is because India is one of the few international markets that Aegon ... It could be income protection, disability protection, unemployment protection, etc. Term insurance is only one segment of protection. Pension plan is also part of protection.

Call to spread awareness about Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act

Mon, 21/05/2018 - 18:06
Kamalesh Kumar Pandey, Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities, spoke on the various legislations ... Board and Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, in association with Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India ...

Job permanence, accessibility: TN govt teachers with disabilities protest in Chennai

Mon, 21/05/2018 - 11:58
of which there are 150 teachers with disabilities. Speaking to the newspaper, S Namburajan said, "Despite a special G.O. issued in 2008 which states that the teachers need to be made permanent employees if they have worked for more than two years ...

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