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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.
Jul 18, 2017
Disability rights groups sue Uber over lack of wheelchair-accessible cabs in New YorkThe proposed class-action complaint accused Uber of "pervasive and ongoing discrimination" because people in wheelchairs can use only a few dozen of its more than 58,000 vehicles in the city.
Dec 19, 2016
Engineer makes Google Maps disabled-friendly with introduction of accessibility featuresLiving in a world that’s not designed for the disabled is hard and anything we can do to help such people is always for the better. A Google engineer has made the lives of wheelchair-bound people just that little bit easier.
Oct 06, 2016
Vistara issues apology as Paralympic medallist Deepa Malik complains of misbehaviour on flightDeepa Malik, the wheelchair-bound athlete who won a silver medal for India at the recently concluded Paralympics in Rio, complained of rude behaviour by a cabin crew member of TATA-SIA-run Vistara. The airline subsequently issued an apology.
Sep 13, 2016
Cruise through the town while you stand in this new wheelchairIsraeli technology start-up UPnRIDE Robotics is launching an innovative upright, self-stabilising wheelchair at a medical conference in Germany next month and the company hopes the device will hit the market next year.
Feb 01, 2016
Differently-abled woman allegedly denied wheelchair, made to crawl after deboarding Air India planeAir India has ordered an enquiry into an incident where a differently-abled woman was allegedly made to crawl after deboarding a plane in New Delhi.
Oct 01, 2015
Disabled activist who helped frame air security rules made to get off wheelchair at Delhi airportA disabled rights activist who helped frame the guidelines to make air travel easier for disabled passengers, was made to get off his wheelchair at the Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi.
Apr 02, 2012
Man plans to wheelchair 3500 km to make it to OlympicsUnlike other disabled athletes, who favour light-alloy wheelchairs designed especially for sports, Mile Stojkoski uses an ordinary wheelchair.
Jul 28, 2010
This Wheelchair Is Nothing To Sniff AtA device that allows completely paralyzed people to type messages.
Jul 01, 2009
Toyota Develops Wheelchair Controlled by Brain WavesThe BSI-TOYOTA Collaboration Center has developed a system, which utilizes brain waves to control a wheelchair in as little as 125 milliseconds.