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For Travelers With Disability, Air Travel Is Rarely Hassle-Free In India

For Travelers With Disability, Air Travel Is Rarely Hassle-Free In India

Despite the guidelines issued by the DGCA and the Supreme Court orders in the Jeeja Ghosh case, air travel for passengers with special needs remains stressful.

14 May 2022
Children, Adolescents With Disabilities More Likely To Be Drop Out Of School: UN Data

Children, Adolescents With Disabilities More Likely To Be Drop Out Of School: UN Data

The number of children and adolescents with disabilities globally is estimated at almost 240 million (1 in 10 worldwide), according to the WHO’s Partnership...

23 March 2022

World Braille Day: Remembering Helen Keller's Contribution To Linguistic Education

Developed by Louis Braille in 1824, the Braille is a tactile writing system adapted by people who are visually impaired.

People With Disabilities Cannot Be Denied Reservation In Promotions In Govt Jobs: SC

People With Disabilities Cannot Be Denied Reservation In Promotions In Govt Jobs: SC

The SC bench said, 'We are of the view that the course of action followed by the High Court in the impugned order is salutary and does not call for any...

29 June 2021

Reconsider Two-Hand Requirement For Medical Course: HC Seeks Centre's Response

The petitioner, Baibhavi Sharma, who has only one arm from birth, had qualified NEET and was allotted a seat under PwD category

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22 November 2020
Differently-Abled Boy Dies Outside Kashmir Medical Board, Doctors Suspended

Differently-Abled Boy Dies Outside Kashmir Medical Board, Doctors Suspended

The ailing young student seeking sanction for a helper to write his exams was kept waiting for hours.


04 March 2019
PM Modi's Remark On Dyslexia Draws Flak, Rights Group Demands Apology

PM Modi's Remark On Dyslexia Draws Flak, Rights Group Demands Apology

The NRPD termed his remark “uncalled for and totally insensitive response” which tried to “portray all dyslexic people in poor light”.


11 February 2019
India Still Doesn't Have A Proper System To Ensure Education To Children With Disabilities

India Still Doesn't Have A Proper System To Ensure Education To Children With Disabilities

Historically, India has an abysmal track record in ensuring education to ‘children with disabilities’, who have been excluded from the general schooling...


21 April 2016
Yoga For The True Kings

Yoga For The True Kings

Visually-challenged students of Jnanasindhu Residential School during the International Yoga Festival Day in New Delhi.


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