India Disability News

Constitution Bench: Fixing Responsibility

Wed, 18/10/2017 - 21:34
Speaking to India Legal, former judge of Bombay High Court Hosbet Suresh ... place of birth, residence, language, disability or tribe” will be punishable by two years in prison and Rs 5,000 fine. A second provision on “causing fear, alarm, or ...

They illuminate festivities

Wed, 18/10/2017 - 21:28
City-based organizations working with persons with disabilities (PwD) function as a bridge between ... Download The Times of India news app for your device.

Government officials can't deny entitled benefits: KSHRC

Wed, 18/10/2017 - 06:06
She is receiving social welfare and disability pension. Though the government provides ... Get latest news & live updates on the go on your pc with News App. Download The Times of India news app for your device.

Indian execs paying a high price for life in the fast lane

Tue, 17/10/2017 - 05:43
It isn’t India alone. Globally, more than 300 million people suffer from depression, the leading cause of disability, with many of these people also suffering from symptoms of anxiety. A recent World Health Organization-led study estimates that ...

Centre to come up with Rs 1.2-lakh crore universal social security plan for poorest

Tue, 17/10/2017 - 00:33
The first of these comprises mandatory pension, insurance (both death and disability) and maternity coverage and the ... legislation governing social security coverage in the country. India's total workforce currently stands at 450 million, of which ...

Where should disabled move?

Mon, 16/10/2017 - 23:41
This is Faiz Road, where there are cars even on the footpath. In this car-friendly city, where should they walk? Get latest news & live updates on the go on your pc with News App. Download The Times of India news app for your device.

India makes law to incentivize employing people with 40% or more disabilities

Mon, 16/10/2017 - 05:44
The Union government has enforced a new law that is aimed at the empowerment of differently-abled individuals. The 'Rights of Persons With Disabilities Act, 2016' came into force on June 15. The law aims at ending the discrimination against differently ...

Led by sound, Angmo scales Friendship Peak

Sun, 15/10/2017 - 00:43
"I want people to respect people with disability and not think of them as any less than ... Get latest news & live updates on the go on your pc with News App. Download The Times of India news app for your device.

1,500 kids given disability certificates at special camp

Sat, 14/10/2017 - 22:01
Certificates were given to children having orthopaedic disability, blindness ... Download The Times of India news app for your device.

Neurological disease deaths up by 36% in last 25 years, says study

Sat, 14/10/2017 - 10:28
The number of global disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) increased 7.4 per cent over the past 25 years, while in 2015 they accounted for 10.2 per cent of DALYs worldwide. "One of the main reasons for the increase in neurological disorders is longer life ...

One in 68 kids in India diagnosed with autism, say Experts

Sat, 14/10/2017 - 07:50
“ASD is the fastest growing developmental disability all over the world, including India,” says Dr Archana Nayar, from Autism Centre For Excellence (ACE). Being a mother of an Autistic son, Nayar added that intervention is of poor quality in India and ...

Disabled will no longer be asked to remove prosthetic limbs for security checks at airport, says CISF

Fri, 13/10/2017 - 12:49
NEW DELHI: Passengers with disabilities will no longer be asked to remove their ... Get latest news & live updates on the go on your pc with News App. Download The Times of India news app for your device.

1 in 68 kids in India diagnosed with autism: Experts

Fri, 13/10/2017 - 12:49
"ASD is the fastest growing developmental disability all over the world, including India," says Dr Archana Nayar, from Autism Centre For Excellence (ACE). Being a mother of an Autistic son, Nayar added that intervention is of poor quality in India and ...

CISF ends taking off prosthetics, getting off wheelchairs for airport security

Fri, 13/10/2017 - 12:35
NEW DELHI: The CISF will no longer carry out the "humiliating" airport security drill of asking people with disabilities (PWDs) to remove their prosthetics or making passengers get up from their wheelchair for screening, said a top official. In a major ...

More Than 1,000 Partners Across 85 Countries Join World Thrombosis Day Campaign to Reduce Death and Disability from Thrombosis

Fri, 13/10/2017 - 09:55
Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH), today announced that more than 1,000 partners across 85 countries are now participating in a united effort to reduce death and disability from thrombosis (commonly known as blood clots) – a more than five ...

CISF To Focus On Core Airport Security Duties, No Side Roles

Fri, 13/10/2017 - 08:50
New Delhi: The CISF will no longer carry out airport security drill of asking people with disabilities to remove their prosthetics or making passengers get up from their wheelchairs for screening, a top official said. In a major decision aimed at easing ...

An App that reads for the visually challenged

Fri, 13/10/2017 - 07:42
In India, the online library works with various organisations in the domain of disability, and offers free membership. “This technological solution overcomes the li... Summary: A visually challenged student is listening to a lesson played on a ...

8-month pregnant woman hit for being in disabled coach

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 18:27
At Kurla, two men boarded and questioned their presence, asking for a disability certificate ... Download The Times of India news app for your device.

India Runway Week Winter Festive 2017: Glamour & Ethnicity

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 06:53
The first day of India Runway Week W/F 2017 was opened by James Ferreira ... the first fashion model with a disability, graced the show with her appearance. The La Styliste by Purvi Roy presented Quirky Formal wear.Niharika Pandey, Varanasi Weavers ...

How to get the mojo back: Here’s a plan to double Indian exports and get it up to a trillion dollars in five years

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 06:47
A reduction in cost disability and resolution of GST issues will set exports on the growth track. Five: Protect interests of exporters in foreign markets. India has 500+ USFDA approved pharmaceutical units, yet Indian drug quality is always ridiculed and ...

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