West Bengal  /  Published 30.01.20

A space that enables all

Don’t let what you can’t do interfere with what you can,” the guide had said, showing me around Singapore’s Enabling Village. The three-hectare estate was the most inclusive space I had seen. ...
By Brinda Sarkar in

Opinion  /  Published 07.03.19

Modi mocks disabilities, but what about us?

A small step may not always be a giant leap. The ministry of social justice and empowerment has released the second edition of the Indian Sign Language Dictionary with 6,000 words in Hindi and English...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 26.10.19

Postal ballot for disabled & voters aged above 80

Differently abled people and those over 80 years of age can now cast their vote through postal ballots, the government said on Saturday, in a move aimed at increasing voter participation. At present, ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Odisha  /  Published 22.12.14

Disability is a part of human diversity

By Sruti Mohapatra in

India  /  Published 09.10.19

Supreme Court: Only experts can decide on disability

The Supreme Court has ruled that courts “would not be justified” in adjudicating on opinion formed by a medical board on disallowing a physically challenged student from pursuing a medical course,...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

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

Technology  /  Published 18.11.19

Making streets more navigable for pedestrians

Whether you are driving or hopping in an Uber, you probably depend on a navigation app to get where you need to be. But as handy as these tools are, they have significant drawbacks that leave behind m...
By Tyler Irving in

West Bengal  /  Published 23.12.18

Crushed hand brought back to life

A 42-year-old factory owner who had his right hand crushed by a machine that bends iron has regained the use of his fingers after six months of battling pain, regret and the prospect of permanent disa...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.06.19

Lessons to overcome learning disability

Breaking Through Dyslexia, an organisation in the city working with those with learning disabilities, together with Madras Dyslexia Association, will conduct a certificate course in identifying and wo...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 23.06.19

A desi snack in England

Sir — Amit Roy’s report on Angus Denoon, a British chef bringing Calcutta to London through his ‘Jhalmuri Express’ (“Jhalmuri Express a hit at Oval”, June 12), a colourful makeshift stall,...
By The Telegraph in


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