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Delhi HC issues notice on PIL claiming UPSC applicants from disabled-category were not given adequate reservation

The petition, filed by a registered society for disabled - Sambhavana, said that the notice for direct recruitment to 24 civil services neglects the mandatory minimum reservation for the disabled

Published on 10th August 2020
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How e-education is forcing almost 43 per cent of children with disabilities to drop out

ccording to the survey, 56.5 per cent of children with disabilities were struggling yet attending classes irregularly, while 77 per cent of students said they would not be able to cope 

Published on 18th July 2020
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Modi govt spent more than Rs 1,000 cr to help the specially-abled Indian: Social Justice Minister

Gehlot lauded IIT, Madras for its initiative, and also recalled the Narendra Modi government's various welfare measures for the 'divyang' 

Published on 5th November 2019
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Meet this nine-year-old double amputee who stole the show at the New York Fashion Week

Demetre was born with fibular hemimelia, a rare birth defect in which part or all of the fibular bone is missing. As a result , she got both her legs amputated when she was 18 months old

Published on 13th September 2019
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This mother-daughter duo is helping people with disabilities make their mark in the world

Wheeling Happiness is currently working with Vidisha Baliyan who is the aspiring Miss World Deaf and also conducting workshops across rural Haryana

Published on 6th June 2019
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This diffabled man couldn't find a job despite having a PhD. This is how he turned it around

Akshansh Gupta, who suffers from Cerebral Palsy is a research associate in JNU. This International Disability Day, we talk to him

Published on 3rd December 2018
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Disability Day: 5 Instagram accounts of diffabled peeps you need to follow!

This International Day of Persons with Disability, we pick five Instagrammers for you who are beating their disability with their posts

Published on 3rd December 2018
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This Cuddalore man is training his fellow disabled, lepers and widows in skills and helping them get their work done

Arockiya Edwin Prabhu is training the disabled on advocacy and helped them with monetary aid, employment opportunities and getting the work done in government offices

Published on 27th November 2018
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This Kozhikode school's initiative is training deaf-mute students in job skills

Saha Now, launched by Rahmania Higher Secondary School For Handicapped, Kozhikode and IT firm Vizru trains the hearing and speech impaired students with job skills

Published on 23rd July 2018
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Great news: SC tells all colleges to have disabled-friendly classes, hostels soon

After a wheel-chair bound student was forced to give up her seat at National Law University because it was not accessible to her, the SC has decided to make some amends

Published on 12th December 2017
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Born blind, Vasudev went from washing dishes to an MA dream. Can you crowdfund his studies?

Vasudev Sharma, who hopes to open a school for the blind one day is raising funds to fund his education. Can you help him put himself through college?

Published on 4th December 2017
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This Mumbai-based digital travel start-up offers safe and accessible holidays for globetrotters with disabilities

With specialised equipment, a fleet of wheelchair accessible vehicles, experienced guides, and sign language interpreters, Enable Travel has made holidays accessible for those who really need one

Published on 31st October 2017
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Unaided and underfunded, Kerala's Special Needs Schools to go on strike for a month demanding equal rights

The government, along with a majority of the country, sees handling a special child as the responsibility of only the parent or school. The schools are going to protest this very notion

Published on 10th October 2017

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