Opinion  /  Published 18.11.20

Formula for disempowerment

The department of empowerment of persons with disabilities deals with three legislations governing different aspects of disability, welfare and empowerment of the persons with disabilities. These are ...
By Protiva Kundu, Arman Ali in

Calcutta  /  Published 12.10.20

Group seeks disability survey

A disability rights group has asked the Calcutta Municipal Corporation to create a database of people with disabilities so the authorities would know who would need special care if infected by the cor...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.09.20

Tough therapy times for kids with disability

The pandemic has posed intervention and assessment challenges for children with disabilities, professionals who work with them have said. It is difficult to keep children, aged between three and eigh...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.09.20

Hakim makes a promise to the disabled

The boss of the Calcutta Municipal Corporation has promised to “rectify” public utility buildings and other public spaces that are not friendly towards the physically challenged in terms o...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.09.20

Disabled patient accuses lab of being unfriendly

The clinical establishment regulatory commission on Thursday asked Midland Nursing Home, In Belghoria,  to deposit Rs 5 lakh with it after it found that the hospital was prima facie negligent in ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.07.20

Special help in virus fight in Dhanbad

At least 10 special children have decided to lend their support in the fight against Covid-19 pandemic through their creativity in Dhanbad. The special children, who are mostly intellectually impaire...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 20.07.20

Hearty meal: taking regionalism to the extreme

Sir — The Karnataka government has proposed an 18 per cent goods and services tax on parathas, against 5 per cent on rotis. This is taking regionalism to the extreme. The true taste of the India...
By The Telegraph in

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

Health  /  Published 02.12.19

Is the future accessible?

On December 3, the world observes the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) amid awareness marches, street plays and cultural programmes. But what happens next? A small step may n...
By in

North East  /  Published 13.07.19

Call for inclusive education in Northeast

The Northeast has failed to promote inclusive education for persons with disabilities for want of proposals from the states in the region.Former Rehabilitation Council of India chairperson Aloka Guha ...
By Raja Das in Guwahati


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