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Wheelchairs
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

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.04.19

Wheelchairs go off Ranchi shelves

Need a wheelchair for your ailing parent or a relative? Get ready to wait for at least a week before you can lay your hands on one in Ranchi.Almost all the 11 leading surgical equipment stores in the ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur/Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 02.05.19

Cricket on wheels

Last weekend, away from the public eye, a three-nation T20 tournament took place in New Town. The players were in the jerseys of India, Bangladesh and Nepal. But it wasn’t as if international stars ...
By The Telegraph 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

West Bengal  /  Published 29.04.19

T20 cricket in wheelchairs

This weekend, the NKDA ground will host a T20 tournament. No surprises there in times of IPL fever except that the players will all be in wheelchairs. A three-nation cricket series will be held with t...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.10.19

150m walk at the airport for wheelchair

A 62-year-old with reduced mobility had to walk for around 150m, with the help of a walking stick, before she was allotted a wheelchair at the Calcutta airport on Monday afternoon.Deepanjali Ghosh, a ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.03.20

Wheelchair offer for travel to school

A businessman has come forward to help two students after The Telegraph reported how a physically-challenged boy is carried to the school by his classmate in the arms. Amal Kanti Ghosh, a 57-year-old ...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

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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