Class X exam, PwD candidates' worst nightmare?

With exams for private candidates set to begin on Sept 21, parents of children with disability discuss the hardships and reality

published on : 7th September 2020

Disability didn’t hinder his ‘vision’ to become an IAS officer

It was four years back that D Balanagendran first cracked the UPSC exams. He secured the 927th rank, and was offered Group-A services.

published on : 5th August 2020

Disability rights activist Arman Ali to represent India at US programme

Disability rights activists will take part in the programme to commemorate 30 years of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

published on : 28th July 2020

Lockdown no dampener for this blind hardworking laundryman

He goes on to say that he even hands slips to his customers where he mentions the date and time of delivery of the clean, ironed clothes.

published on : 19th July 2020

'Avoid touching surfaces': COVID-19 warning brings the world to a halt for these blind people

While normal walking sticks are priced at Rs 150, sticks with voice automation and vibration detecting facilities cost anywhere between Rs 3,000 and Rs 5,000.

published on : 16th July 2020

Dhristikone: Creating equal opportunities for PWDs

For this concern, key speakers from NITI Aayog, NSDC and government representatives came together recently.

published on : 15th July 2020

Delhi University aspirants say difficult to get disability certificates from govt hospitals during pandemic

The students also said they were unable to upload their videos for admission to music courses.

published on : 29th June 2020

Paralysed man gifts pension to Kerala CM’s relief fund

Jenson was not always an agent of hope.

published on : 6th June 2020

BCCI rewards Indian disability team that won T20 World Series last year

The Indian team had defeated hosts England by 36 runs to lift the T20 Physical Disability World Cricket Series in August last year.

published on : 4th March 2020

‘Need a respectable job, not pension’

Demanding the government for a job, Saravanan staged a protest in front of the collectorate and petitioned the District Revenue Officer (DRO).

published on : 25th February 2020

Chhattisgarh HC dismisses Baghel govt’s petition against CBI probe into Rs 1000 crore disability scam

The high court gave the order on a PIL filed by Kundan Thakur in July 2018 alleging massive embezzlement of funds at the SRC functioning under the Chhattisgarh state’s social welfare department.

published on : 12th February 2020

Doctors clueless as Ganjam village suffers from deformity curse

100 persons of Palaksandha, including children, suffer from deformity, fluoride content in water suspected

published on : 22nd December 2019

Taking small steps towards recovery

The patients received medical assessments from the hospital team and were provided medication and health care needs accordingly.

published on : 21st December 2019

An app to help persons with disabilities

The app, ‘Javab’, is being touted as one of the first in the State that helps Telugu-speaking PwD to learn about the schemes intended for their welfare.

published on : 9th December 2019

Only 25 lakh out of 2.68 crore persons with disabilities get smart cards; officials blame lack of awareness

UDID smart card contains details such as disability percentage, personal details, identity, employment details, education details and bank account numbers of a person with a disability.

published on : 6th December 2019
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