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Dec 03, 2018
World Disability Day: Community will remain on margins of society until rights are ensured, discrimination isn't stoppedWe create inspirational stories about people overcoming disability, but never ask why there were barriers to be overcome in the first place.
Nov 22, 2018
Ram Nath Kovind in Australia: India, Australia exchange five MoUs focusing on disability, trade, mining research, educationIndia and Australia exchanged five MoUs in the presence of Canberra's foreign minister of Australia Marise Payne and Union minister Anantkumar Hegde during President Ramnath Kovind's maiden visit to the island nation.
Sep 14, 2018
Most homeless women with mental illness can reintegrate into community life after leaving institutional care: Study in ChennaiThe women featured in the study were discharged after their symptoms reduced and social functioning improved.
Jul 10, 2018
Nagaland's infrastructure for differently-abled 'deficient'; implementation of disability schemes in North East 'very poor'Kumar said the pension of disabled persons in Nagaland was meagre and there was a need for the creation of a separate department to look into the interests of the PwDs.
Jun 17, 2018
Portugal's +Accesso app allows differently abled people to fight for accessibility rights+Acesso allows users to file official complaints against public buildings that do not meet accessibility laws.
Apr 04, 2018
Mathura woman forced to carry differently-abled husband to get him a disability certificateA woman hailing from Uttar Pradesh's Mathura was seen carrying her differently-abled husband on her shoulders to obtain a disability certificate for him.
Jan 27, 2018
'Divyang' replaces 'viklang': Railways implements Modi's 2015 suggestion, changes nomenclature on concession certificatesTwo years after Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggested to address persons with disabilities as 'divyang' (divine bodies), the Indian Railways has decided to make changes in this regard in the concession certificates issued to such people.
Jan 11, 2018
Venkateswaran Subramanian: The 'Raja' who overcame his disabilities to become a billiards championMeet Venkateswaran Subramanian, popularly known as 'Raja'. Due to polio, that struck him when he was just two years old, Raja was left with a deformed leg. He also lost vision in his right eye when he was just six. Raja fought against all odds and has become one of the world's best billiards player. He is currently ranked 16th in the world by World billiards and won the Open Disability Snooker Championship 2016, organised by World Disability Billiards.
Jan 08, 2018
Venkateswaran Subramanian: The 'Raja' who overcame disabilities to become a billiards championMeet Venkateswaran Subramanian, who has fought against his disabilities and achieved greater success in life, becoming one of India's best Billiards players
Oct 29, 2017
Supreme Court suggests separate schools for children with disabilities: Observation violates laws on equality; hampers inclusive educationSupreme Court's observation recommending separate schools for disabled children is contrary to inclusive education and equal opportunity recommended in Indian laws on education and disability rights