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Sunday, September 19, 2021



Wheelchair-bound Chilean Paralympian gets her own Barbie as doll-maker diversifies

August 27, 2021 1:47 pm

Francisca Mardones, 43, was the standard-bearer of the Chilean team participating in the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics. She has represented her country in wheelchair tennis and, latterly, shotputting, discus throwing and javelin

Broadway, awaiting crowds’ return, will get more wheelchair access

July 14, 2021 9:38 am

In 2018, New York City announced it would offer grants to off-Broadway and other small theaters to install software that allows patrons to follow along with lowlight smartphones and tablets.

Wheelchair is like a limb to people like us: Harman Sidhu

January 08, 2018 9:42 am

Sidhu, who had done a survey on the structures set up in Chandigarh to facilitate the disabled in wheelchairs, found that 70 pc of locations in the city which have ramps or structures to ease the people in wheelchairs, do not meet the specifications laid down.

Wheelchair-bound student forced to write exam on third floor

March 14, 2015 3:20 am

Dinesh Shah has decided to repeat the process of lifting his daughter to her examination centre on Saturday too.

Love in hospital, courtship in wheelchair: The unusual love story with a happy ending

August 10, 2014 5:38 pm

People find love in strange ways. But a hospital is perhaps one of the most unusual places to find love. Yet, some people are lucky.

Had it not been for Sardar Patel

November 12, 2013 10:34 pm

The nation will remain grateful to him for its peaceful transition from feudalism to democracy

Beijing airport blast sparks concern over way of protest

July 22, 2013 12:42 am

The bomb attack by a paralysed man in a wheelchair,with grievances against police

'Disgruntled' man sets off explosive in Beijing airport

July 21, 2013 12:42 am

A man in a wheelchair who was airing grievances set off a homemade bomb in a crowded terminal

Paraplegic set for wheelchair run to reach out to drought-hit

April 02, 2013 1:42 am

For the last two months,Pune-based Akash Kumbhar has been practising wheelchair run at his home in Kondhwa.