Unique wheelchair to empower specially-abled

The invention with voice, switch and manual control functions will be immensely useful for individuals with disablities as it is affordable

published on : 28th May 2023

Kolkata man cured of rare disease in Bengaluru hospital

The patient suffered from headaches and weakness for which he was consulting a doctor at his hometown, but even being on medication for a year, his condition deteriorated.

published on : 22nd May 2023

France under pressure over rights of people with disabilities as Olympics loom

Paris Olympic organizers say they’re aiming for 100% of venues to be accessible for people with disabilities and all games volunteers to be trained in catering for their needs.

published on : 25th April 2023

De Groot wins 9th straight Grand Slam wheelchair title

It was de Groot's fifth Australian Open title and 17th Grand Slam singles trophy overall. Kamiji was the last player to beat de Groot — more than two years ago.

published on : 28th January 2023

Wheelchair tennis ace Shingo Kunieda retires

The top-ranked Kunieda won 28 Grand Slam singles titles and completed the career Grand Slam of all four majors when he won Wimbledon in 2022.

published on : 22nd January 2023

Shooting for the top: Basketball gives TN women’s wheelchair team a new lease of life

The Tamil Nadu Women’s Wheelchair Basketball team raise the bar despite inaccessible facilities and lack of sponsorship.

published on : 10th July 2019

IndiGo, AAI play blame game over passenger’s fall from wheelchair

A blame game has erupted between the Airports Authority of India and budget carrier IndiGo, over a woman passenger falling off her wheelchair at the Lucknow airport on Saturday night.

published on : 14th November 2017

IndiGo apologises to wheelchair-bound passenger for mishap at Lucknow airport

IndiGo on late Sunday night apologised to a passenger who fell off her wheelchair while being assisted by the airline's staff at Lucknow airport.

published on : 13th November 2017

IndiGo passenger hurt after wheelchair fall, AAI says 'gross negligence'

The incident took place at 2000 hours on Saturday and IndiGo has claimed that the mishap happened due to crack in the floor at the airport

published on : 13th November 2017

Disabled girl denied entry with wheelchair in Goa temple; mother alleged trustee said "vehicles were not allowed inside"

The girl's mother alleged that a trustee of the temple refused to let the wheelchair be taken in the temple as "vehicles were not allowed inside".

published on : 7th November 2017