Differently Abled
Jharkhand  /  Published 15.07.20

CBSE results: Friends booster for differently-abled student

Differently-abled Kunal Raj secured 93% in his CBSE 12th board examination, travelling around in school on his friends' shoulders. Despite an unfavourable situation, he achieved the ninth positio...
By Our Correspondent in Hazaribagh

West Bengal  /  Published 06.12.19

Lessons in disability care for siblings

A vocational training institute will start training siblings of children with disabilities to sensitise them to the needs of their brothers and sisters so that they are not “overwhelmed” by their ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Education  /  Published 02.12.19

IIT-Madras students design a standing wheelchair

The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, in collaboration with Phoenix Medical Systems, launched an indigenously-designed standing wheelchair. This device helps wheelchair-bound people to move from...
By The Telegraph in

North East  /  Published 19.08.19

4% reservation for disabled in Assam

Dispur will enforce a four per cent job reservation policy for differently-abled people in higher educational institutions. The office of the commissioner for persons with disabilities under the state...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.08.19

Open road beckons special riders

Wheelchairs, crutches and people’s pity cannot be the sum total of a differently abled person’s life, Arun Kumar Singh, a member of the Jharkhand state commissioner for disabled persons, decided. ...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 06.12.19

Art lends a friendly hand

 Each hand had a story to tell.A group of students with disabilities used their hands to make imprints on paper, coloured them and stitched a story around the painting at an art workshop.The stud...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.04.19

Wheelchair bound? No sweat, flag a cab

Specially abled and senior citizens on wheelchairs will be able to commute more freely and independently, thanks to a wheelchair taxi service here.To be launched this Friday, Red WAVE (wheelchair acce...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 13.06.20

Special kids' routine disrupted

Natrajan Subramanian could not figure out why he couldn’t go to school. He kept grabbing his school satchel and made for the door. His mother Pushpa finally had to call his teacher and make her talk...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.04.19

20-sec video for differently-abled

The district administration is taking every measure to ensure a smooth voting experience for the 9,650 differently-abled voters of Ranchi parliamentary seat. Ranchi DC cum returning officer Rai Mahima...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 26.03.19

Steps for disabled voters

In adherence to the Election Commission’s motto, “No voter to be left behind”, all efforts are being made by the Hailakandi district administration to ensure that the differently-abled persons g...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi


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