News  /  Published 28.07.22

Get e-carts and wheelchairs now from Howrah station taxi stand

Happy passengers   Sudhir Sharma, a Kolkata-based businessman, was taking his mother to Begusarai, Bihar, for treatment and was happy to be able to book a wheelchair. “A railway porte...
By Bishwabijoy Mitra

News  /  Published 12.03.22

Ukraine attack on canvas at Rabindra Sadan-Nandan art festival

The Russian invasion of Ukraine is the subject of several artworks at an ongoing art festival in the city. Spunky anti-war cartoons and colourful canvases have been among the top draws at the open-ai...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 03.03.22

Kolkata schools opt for inclusive lessons to sensitise kids

Schools are doing lessons in inclusion to sensitise pre-primary and primary students to children with special needs. The sensitisation is important especially during the pandemic, when the children w...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar

News  /  Published 28.02.22

Kolkatans narrate tales of triumph over liver ailments

Twenty-one wheelchair-bound people participated in a run in the Maidan area on Sunday morning. The event was organised by the Institute of Neurosciences, Kolkata. There were 90 others who ran the 5-k...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

People  /  Published 20.02.21

Wounded body, indomitable spirit

India’s number one duo from wheelchair tennis — Balachandar Subramanian and Shekar Veeraswamy— engages in an exclusive chat about their professional journeys, the challenges of their...
By Priyam Marik


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

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 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


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