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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
SC Provisionally Allows Candidates With Disabilities To Seek Admission Into IPS; Does This Resolve Their Problem?

SC Provisionally Allows Candidates With Disabilities To Seek Admission Into IPS; Does This Resolve Their Problem?

Besides IPS, the top court also allowed admission to Indian Railways Protection Force Service (IRPFS) and the Delhi, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli,...

28 March 2022

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...

Delhi High Court Directs SDMC To Carry Out Social Disability Audit Properly

Delhi High Court Directs SDMC To Carry Out Social Disability Audit Properly

It was hearing a matter related to its November 15, 2021 order in which it had said that to ensure the usability the footpaths, SDMC engineers shall traverse...

17 January 2022

'No forcible vaccination': Centre to SC on Covid vax for disabled persons

The Centre's response came on a plea by an NGO Evara Foundation seeking door-to-door, priority Covid-19 vaccination for persons with disabilities.

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06 January 2022
Punjab Cabinet approves one-time grant for widows, dependent children

Punjab Cabinet approves one-time grant for widows, dependent children

This will be over and above the monthly pension of Rs 1,500 being given to them. This financial assistance will be credited directly into their bank accounts.


06 December 2021
Indian-American NGO VOSAP Raises Over Rs 2 Crores For Specially Abled Children

Indian-American NGO VOSAP Raises Over Rs 2 Crores For Specially Abled Children

Voice of Specially-abled People (VOSAP), a US-based NGO run by an Indian American has raised over 2 crore rupees for specially-abled children through a virtual...


04 December 2021
World Disability Day 2021: Why Paralympian Avani Lekhara Embodies Hum Kisise Kum Nahi Spirit

World Disability Day 2021: Why Paralympian Avani Lekhara Embodies Hum Kisise Kum Nahi Spirit

Sportspersons like Avani Lekhara are a rare breed. The 20-year-old shooter created history at Tokyo 2020 when she won two Paralympic medals. A car accident...


02 December 2021
Indian Institute Of Technology Develops Wearable Assistive Devices For The Specially-Abled

Indian Institute Of Technology Develops Wearable Assistive Devices For The Specially-Abled

The announcement by IIT-M comes in the wake of the International Day of Disabled Persons which falls on December 3 every year.


19 October 2021
Beating Disabilities: Why These Officials And Their Polling Booths Will Stand Out During Himachal Bypolls

Beating Disabilities: Why These Officials And Their Polling Booths Will Stand Out During Himachal Bypolls

The Election Commission has chosen three polling booths in Himachal Pradesh to be manned by persons with disabilities (PWDs).


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17 March 2021
Neemrana Group Join Hands With UNESCO To Set Up Centre For The Learning Disabilities

Neemrana Group Join Hands With UNESCO To Set Up Centre For The Learning Disabilities

The launch event was also attended by Aman Nath, Chairman, Neemrana Hotels and Eric Falt, Director and UNESCO Representative.


04 March 2021
This Udaipur NGO Has Developed Prosthetics For Differently-Abled

This Udaipur NGO Has Developed Prosthetics For Differently-Abled

The NGO, Narayan Seva Sansthan (NSS), runs a charitable hospital for differently-abled people and distributes artificial limbs, wheelchairs, crutches, hearing...


28 November 2020
Disability Rights Organisation To Send Sipper For Stan Swamy In Taloja Jail

Disability Rights Organisation To Send Sipper For Stan Swamy In Taloja Jail

NPRD also appeals all disability rights organisations, activists to join this campaign and send sippers to Swamy.


14 October 2020
Police Complaint Against Khushbu Sundar Over Derogatory Remarks Against Disabled

Police Complaint Against Khushbu Sundar Over Derogatory Remarks Against Disabled

NPRD general secretary Muralidharan said complaints have been lodged in nearly 30 police stations, some of them online, against Khushbu Sundar.


04 May 2020
After Protests, AIIMS Rishikesh Withdraws Order Asking Disabled Health Workers To 'Perform Duty Or Retire'

After Protests, AIIMS Rishikesh Withdraws Order Asking Disabled Health Workers To 'Perform Duty Or Retire'

Outlook has learnt that the Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MHFW) and Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment (MSJE) took a strong view of the...


01 August 2019
Specially-Abled Man In Madhya Pradesh Becomes Inspiration To Youth, Others Like Him

Specially-Abled Man In Madhya Pradesh Becomes Inspiration To Youth, Others Like Him

Abhay Prajapati, who was afflicted with polio at a young age, has not let disability hold him back and earns a living as an automobile mechanic


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18 June 2019
UK Taxi Driver Suspended After 'Insulting' Indian-Origin Woman Passenger

UK Taxi Driver Suspended After 'Insulting' Indian-Origin Woman Passenger

Saroj Seth, who had her right leg amputated three years ago, asked for help to get into the vehicle, after visiting the Shree Geeta Bhavan Temple on Clarendon...


21 February 2019
Watch: 60-Year-Old Differently-Abled Builds E-Bikes Out Of Old Electronic Parts In Gujarat

Watch: 60-Year-Old Differently-Abled Builds E-Bikes Out Of Old Electronic Parts In Gujarat

Vishnu Patel also aspires to make customised three-wheeler vehicles for specially-abled people.


18 December 2018
Good Boy!: Disabled US Woman's Service Dog Gets Honorary Diploma

Good Boy!: Disabled US Woman's Service Dog Gets Honorary Diploma

The board of trustees of the school honoured the 4-year-old golden retriever at a recognition ceremony Saturday, saying he demonstrated "extraordinary effort,...


03 December 2018
On World Disability Day, An Eye-Opener For The Sighted

On World Disability Day, An Eye-Opener For The Sighted

December 3 is the International Day for Disabled Persons.


30 November 2018
MCI Move To Set Higher Bar For Disabled Candidates Sparks Outrage

MCI Move To Set Higher Bar For Disabled Candidates Sparks Outrage

Despite a strong law in favour of disabled candidates, they have to run from pillar to post and move the courts for securing their rights and gaining entry...



26 December 2017
'My Disability Was Mocked At Ujjain's Mahakal Temple', Alleges Arunima Sinha, First Female Amputee To Scale Mount Everest

22 November 2017
Insha Mushtaq, Blinded By Pellet Gun, Completes Her Class 10 Board Exam

Insha Mushtaq, Blinded By Pellet Gun, Completes Her Class 10 Board Exam

The 15-year-old who became the face of pellet wound survivors in Kashmir refuses to be bogged down by her handicap


18 November 2017
The Subcontinental Menu

The Subcontinental Menu

In UP, superhero community is getting people to obey traffic signals; Why can't Hyderabad techies now drink in their company's T-shirts? Read all the juicy...


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