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Physical Disability
West Bengal  /  Published 08.07.21

Elephant kills woman in Bankura

A wild elephant, which had got separated from its herd, killed a 48-year-old hearing impaired woman in Bankura’s Beliatore early on Wednesday. Sources said Urmila Ghosh, a resident of Dihipara ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bankura

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.06.21

Disability pension suspended for months

More than 50 physically and mentally challenged students belonging to economically weaker sections of society enrolled at different special education centres are deprived of their disability pens...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 25.02.21

Odisha incentive for special marriage

The Odisha government has enhanced the incentive for marrying divyang persons (persons with disabilities) from Rs 50,000 to Rs 2.50 lakh.   However, the couple have to meet some eligibility crit...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

Calcutta  /  Published 11.09.20

Disabled patient accuses lab of being unfriendly

A 33-year-old physically challenged woman has lodged a complaint with the West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission against a diagnostic centre saying the USG room or the washrooms ther...
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

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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

Odisha  /  Published 22.12.14

Disability is a part of human diversity

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By Sruti Mohapatra

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

Bihar  /  Published 29.10.18

Blind baby buried alive by family is rescued

A one-and-half-month-old blind girl, buried under sand on the banks of a stream with a rock kept over the spot, was saved thanks to a few women and a young man in Banka district, around 270km south-ea...
By Gautam Sarkar in Banka

Opinion  /  Published 03.12.18

Some thoughts on World Disability Day

We live in a climate of extreme discrimination, judgements, stigma, labels and isolation. Our lives are a constant negotiation through these. Imagine the impact of this on our physical and mental heal...
By Nidhi Goyal


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