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Saturday, May 28, 2022



He lost fingers in an accident. Now it’s inspiring his art.

January 13, 2022 8:37 pm

John Powers lost his thumb and ring finger in a table saw accident at his home and studio at the Oscawa Lake in New York.

Disabled (specially-abled) man assaulted after he refused to pay toll at BWSL

December 13, 2021 12:13 am

The incident took place on Friday around noon when the complainant Ramdas Khot,42, was moving in his car from Bandra towards Worli and was stopped at the BWSL by the toll booth operators.

Despite UGC recommendation, Panjab University inaccessible for disabled students

January 28, 2020 4:17 pm

A circular sent by the UGC to universities’ Vice-Chancellors in December 2019 asked for a status report on the construction of disabled-friendly unisex toilets on campuses.

Delhi: Nine-year-old with learning disability raped, accused held

May 17, 2018 2:48 am

The girl, her family said, can only count to 10 and remember names of her family members. She studies in kindergarten. According to relatives, she used hand gestures to tell her parents about the rape.

Pune’s list of ‘not-disabled friendly’ 100 buildings presented to Centre

November 25, 2015 7:21 am

Despite the Persons with Disability Act 1995 coming into effect, advocating a barrier-free access to the differently -abled to all buildings remains a dream.

Why activists are upset with Census disability numbers

June 15, 2015 3:35 am

Census 2011 shows the disabled have a better chance of getting married than other Indians.

Workshops for differently-abled children at NGMA

May 18, 2015 12:44 pm

Workshops in painting, pottery and music for differently-abled children will kickstart the 'Summer Carnival' at the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) here this month end.

Disabled say new format not so friendly

June 30, 2013 4:58 am

The road to Delhi University has become tougher for students with disabilities,as extraordinarily high cut-offs and the new decentralised mode of admissions has left them with little hope of pursuing a subject of their choice.

Thinking differently: Autism finds space in the workplace

June 05, 2013 10:08 am

Employers seeking a competitive advantage from autistic workers.

At DDU institute for the disabled,2 teachers for 500 students

September 20, 2012 1:24 am

PANDIT Deen Dayal Upadhyay Institute for the Physically Handicapped,which offers four-year bachelor-degree courses in physical and rehabilitation medicine,has just two designated faculty members to teach over 500 students.