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#India- Aadhaar eludes differently abled in Kerala #UID #disability

By Aswathi Krishna | ENS – KOZHIKODE   Published: 30th August 2013 11:59 AM                   Even as the government claims that it has successfully enrolled 2.7 crore (80.86 pc) people in Kerala for Aadhaar,… Continue Reading →

#India – Devendra Jhajharia wins first-ever gold in Para Athletics Worlds #disability

Agencies | Jul 22, 2013, Indian athlete Devendra Jhajharia competes during the men’s javelin throw F46 on July 21, 2013 during the IPC Athletics World Championships at the Rhone Stadium in Venissieux near Lyon. (AFP Photo) NEW DELHI: Devendra Jhajharia today… Continue Reading →

2 years after nuclear disaster, Japan spawns freaky fruits and veggies

It might be wise to steer clear of vegetables from Japan’s Fukushima area for, oh, say a few hundred years. A Korean website assembled this image collection of produce from towns and villages surrounding the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant…. Continue Reading →

India’s first English lifestyle Magazine in #Braille #Disability

Connecting the dots Shikha Shah, TNN Jul 14, 2013, (Connecting the dots ) An urge to do something unique led a young entrepreneur to come up with India‘s first English lifestyle magazine in Braille. Our country is home to 12 million… Continue Reading →

ATTN – Mumbai Rising For Disability Access @May24th #Mustshare

Is it possible to lock out millions of people in a city from accessing the most basic facilities? Would the constitution and the law of the nation allow it? You don’t have to go far to find out because right… Continue Reading →

PRESS RELEASE- WESTSIDE’s Anti-disability, Anti-wheelchair Policy Continues

  WESTSIDE’s Anti-disability, Anti-wheelchair Policy Continues   It is estimated that 15% of the population of India is disabled. A large chunk of them are wheelchair bound. Being bonafide citizens of the nation, it is the duty of the government… Continue Reading →

#India – Locals oppose steel plant expansion plan

By Express News Service – JAIPUR 13th April 2013 08:52 AM Many locals including PRI members present at a public hearing on Friday objected to proposed expansion of Mideast Integrated Steels Limited (MISL) at Kalinga Nagar industrial complex area in the… Continue Reading →

#India -Republic Day tableau calls disabled ‘powerless’ #WTFnews #disability

By Jayashree Nandi, TNN | Jan 23, 2013, A tableau at the Republic Day rehearsal on Tuesday NEW DELHI: It’s supposed to empower the disabled, but if the newly formed department of disability affairs has its way, it would call itself the ‘department… Continue Reading →

#India- The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment- Review 2012 #disability

  Press Information Bureau English Releases   28-Dec-2012   The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment is entrusted with the empowerment of the disadvantaged and marginalized sections of the society. The target groups of the Ministry are: (i) scheduled Castes,… Continue Reading →

#India-Assault on women with disabilities draws focus #Vaw

By Shounak Ghosal, TNN | Jan 7, 2013, KOLKATA: Close on the heels of the alleged rape bid on a woman with disabilities at Thakurpukur in December last year, 25 organizations representing persons with disabilities have petitioned Justice J S Verma, the chairperson of the commission formed… Continue Reading →

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