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Delhi HC says DU can now conduct OB online exams, much to teachers and students' angst

The decision was criticised previously by a lot of teacher and student organisations. The DUSU, however, welcomed the university's stand

Published on 10th June 2020
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Will not interfere: Delhi HC tells DU admin, UGC, Centre on petition by diff-abled students regarding open book exams

A bench of Justices Rajiv Sahai Endlaw and Asha Menon gave the varsity, University Grants Commission (UGC) and the Centre time till June 11 to work out a solution

Published on 10th June 2020
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Here's how Puducherry start-up Vaahan is making car travel easy for the differently-abled with their Caruna seats

The mechanism in the Caruna seats sense the obstacles on the car and makes sure that the hands, legs don't hit anything. It brings the passenger and the seat out of the door completely

Published on 8th June 2020
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How Jyothirgamaya Foundation fights for accessibility and champions disability rights

Tiffany Brar, a 29-year-old visually-impaired social activist set up the organisation in 2012 with a grand vision to train visually impaired children in important life and vocational skills

Published on 3rd June 2020
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Around 42 cr poor received aid of Rs 53,248 cr under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package

The ministry said that the number of women PMJDY accounts holders whose accounts have been debited by customer induced transactions under the first installment is Rs 8.72 crore

Published on 3rd June 2020
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Amid outrage, Delhi University goes ahead with online open-book examination, releases datesheet

Teachers' and students' organisations across the country had opposed the university's move to conduct online examinations

Published on 30th May 2020
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Students say #NoToDigitalDivide, ask Modi why no 'revival' package for students

Several students' organisations including All India Students' Association (AISA), Students' Federation of India (SF), Democratic Students Union (DSU) and Pinjra Tod participated in the Twitter protest

Published on 20th May 2020
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After almost selling his wheelchair, Indian student in UK finds ticket back home

A Warwick University graduate, Ankit was previously told that the repatriation flight will not permit wheelchairs, owing to social distancing

Published on 19th May 2020
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This disabled Warwick Uni grad is selling his wheelchair to afford flying back to India from UK

Ankit Agrawal had graduated from the University of Warwick in January and was set to fly back home on March 23

Published on 17th May 2020
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This child rights NGO distributed over 22,000 ration kits and 24,000 hygiene kits across 1,071 villages

The distribution has been made under Plan India's Project 'Suraksha' which aims to fight the COVID-19 crisis while working in close coordination with the government

Published on 27th April 2020
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Meet the IAS officer who set up a 24x7 helpline for the differently-abled to get counselling, meds in TN

Tamil Nadu's Department of Welfare of the Differently-abled has come up with a 24x7 helpline to assist the differently-abled during the lockdown and are handling up to 3000 calls every day

 

Published on 15th April 2020
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Reaching ground zero: Why we need universal PDS right now to help India fight COVID-19

The government has also decided to give out Rs 32,000 crore from the Building and Other Construction Workers’ (BOCW) Welfare Fund, but only if the worker is registered

Published on 11th April 2020
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Rs 1000 for 1000 families: How Mitti Ke Rang is helping daily wagers, labourers and maids through the lockdown

Six days into the crowdfunding mission, Mitti Ke Rang has raised around Rs 3.86 lakh and distributed funds to over 200 families

Published on 4th April 2020
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Bill for teacher transfer regulations tabled in Karnataka to ensure availability of teachers in govt schools

Bill also proposed to exempt zonal transfers in special cases if teacher/their family suffering from terminal illness/other serious ailments for which treatment is not available within the taluk

Published on 11th March 2020
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We're living in a police state: How the police ensured Thoothukudi won't rhyme with democracy  

From the police always knocking on their doors to having their mobiles checked randomly, the people say they are constantly being hounded

Published on 22nd May 2019

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