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Jul 03, 2018
Under PDP-BJP rule, Kashmir saw 74 percent more people certified 'disabled'; pellet guns behind rise in numbersIn three years to 2017, under PDP-BJP coalition rule, 31,085 people were certified disabled in Kashmir, up 74 percent from the three preceding years.
Jan 24, 2018
CEC OP Rawat says 'real action' not 'tokenism' required for electoral participation of disabledThere is a need for "real action" and not mere "tokenism" to enable people with disabilities to have a meaningful participation in electoral processes, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) OP Rawat said Wednesday.
Jul 01, 2017
Disabled people protest against GST on helping aids, demand subsidies and incentivesDisabled people on Friday organised a candle light vigil against the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on their helping aids and appliances and demanded subsidies, concessions and incentives.
Apr 06, 2017
Overcoming disability: How children with special needs found their place in Mumbai’s classroomsThe number of Indian children with special needs who are out of school is 594,000 (28.2 percent), compared to 6 million children or 2.9 percent of all children who are out of school.
Dec 06, 2016
The Liftware Level is an electronic spoon that makes eating food easier for people with disabilityLiftware, a company, known to design an electronic spoon for people with disability. The first product was called 'Steady' and the company was acquired by Google after the first product launch.
Aug 19, 2016
Mother shames air passenger on Facebook after being asked to 'shut child up'The mother of an eight-year-old disabled girl has shamed a fellow passenger on Facebook for yelling abuse at her daughter who had "a meltdown" mid-flight, the media reported.
May 25, 2016
Centre to consider proposal to increase schemes for persons with disabilitiesAlso, Gehlot said hostels for physically challenged students will be set up in seven divisions of Rajasthan and the work would begin within three months.
Jun 30, 2008
Disability Information Kiosks Set Up In Delhi HospitalsThe kiosks will provide pamphlets giving information on various disabilities, schemes for persons with such disabilities, contact numbers and addresses of associations run by parents for persons with disabilities, help-lines and NGOs working on related is