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Activists want NCRB to maintain disaggregated data on violence against disabled girls, women 

Several disability rights groups urged the Home Minister to order the NCRB to maintain disaggregated data as violence against disabled girls and women is on the rise

Published on 22nd January 2021
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Elected representatives above 50 years likely to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in next round

A government source, however, insisted that there is no specific timeline for the vaccination of top politicians

Published on 21st January 2021
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How Karnataka's Mitti Cafe served over 6 lakh meals to the homeless during COVID-19 lockdown

Mitti Cafe has plans of expanding to Chenna, Mumbai and Hyderabad. We find out how they have been dealing with the Coronavirus pandemic and more

Published on 20th January 2021
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This advocacy group has been working to make therapy centres a safe place for children with disabilities

Set up by concerned parents and stakeholders, TogetherWeCan has been working continuously to restructure the mental health process for special needs children

Published on 20th January 2021
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Around 30 disability rights organisations write to PM seeking priority COVID vaccination for persons with disabilities 

Several disability rights organisations highlighted numerous reasons why persons with disabilities should receive shots on priority

Published on 20th January 2021
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HC seeks Centre's stand on selection of candidates for civil services mains, interview

During the hearing, they urged the bench to stay the mains exam which is scheduled to commence from January 8 and would end on January 17 or direct the Centre to hold exams for the disabled later

Published on 6th January 2021
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Retired Odisha banker cracks NEET, now enrolled as first-year MBBS student

Odisha's Jay Kishore Pradhan is a 64-year-old retired banker who cracked the NEET earlier this year and enrolled as a first- year MBBS student like thousands of other aspirants from the state 

Published on 26th December 2020
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Scientists develop new gene therapy for hearing impairment by replacing genes

The scientists were able to prevent the gradual deterioration of hearing in mice that had a genetic mutation for deafness. They maintain that this novel therapy could lead to a breakthrough

Published on 25th December 2020
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Here's how Museum of Possibilities in Chennai going to help visitors understand the life of disabled persons 

The ‘Museum of Possibilities’ will have a cafe which will showcase talents of disabled persons, a house for them and a space to celebrate togetherness over food. It is built at a cost of 1 crore 

Published on 18th December 2020
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Excessive use of social media among youth may lead to depression, suggests study

The study was authored by Dr Brian Primack, dean of the College of Education and Health Professions and professor of public health at the University of Arkansas

Published on 13th December 2020
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How GiftoLexia helps kids with learning disabilities overcome it with the help of their parents, teachers

Teena Paul, Founder of GiftoLexia, tells us about the need to identify learning disabilities in kids at an early age, the need for intervention and the unique screening method she's developed

Published on 13th December 2020
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16-year-old from Sonala village invents 'Blind Eye', an artificial eye for the visually-impaired

Ravi who has always been keen on learning electronics got a new direction for his passion when Atal Tinkering Labs' (ATL) under the Atal Innovation Mission (AIM)

Published on 4th December 2020
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Jammu and Kashmir administration, police come to aid of specially-abled children

Abhedananda Home (School for specially-abled children) is the only school for the specially-abled children in Srinagar's Solina area where they receive free education

Published on 4th December 2020
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Jammu and Kashmir administration, police come to aid of school for specially-abled children

Abhedananda Home School Solina area in Srinagar have received hearing aids, blankets, clothes and other essential items from the government's Social Welfare Department

Published on 4th December 2020

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