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How this school in Tiruchy is ferrying differently-abled kids from 40 villages to school and back

We speak to Selvarani Rajaratnam, founder of Sri Selliah Memorial Special School for Intellectually Disabled Children about how she dedicated her life to the cause

Published on 14th April 2021
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Indian Army, NGO collaborate to provide artificial limbs to disabled people in Poonch

The disabled persons expressed gratitude towards the Indian Army and the NGO for the camp. "I thank the Indian Army and the NGO.

Published on 24th March 2021
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Facebook defends stand on tackling 'misinfo' ahead of grilling by US House

Facebook said that between October and December 2020, it disabled more than 1.3 billion malicious accounts

Published on 22nd March 2021
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This 14-year-old from Telangana won the Bal Shakti Puraskar for innovation. Here's how his invention is helping the elderly

Hemesh Chadalavada tells us how his latest invention is helping the elderly and disabled across the country

Published on 3rd February 2021
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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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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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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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Social Justice Dept report slams IGNOU's Kochi centre for keeping toilets locked, leaving disabled student in distress

Recently, a student named Meera U Menon has sent multiple emails to the authorities, alleging that she had no access to a disabled-friendly toilet during her exam

Published on 16th November 2020
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Why Meera Shenoy wants youngsters in India to have the will to skill

This was the mantra that Youth4Jobs adopted during the pandemic. Based out of Hyderabad and working pan-India, this organisation which works with the disabled continued to train and provide jobs

Published on 11th November 2020
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After differently-abled student protests lack of toilets at IGNOU Kochi, Social Justice Department seeks report on accessibility

Recently, Meera U Menon, a disabled student at IGNOU had complained saying that the disabled-friendly toilet was kept locked  

Published on 3rd November 2020
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Picked up, carried in by four people: Wheelchair user students recall horror experiences at NTA entrance exams during COVID

Two students from Delhi and Jaipur respectively tell us how they had to be carried by different people because their exam centres had no wheelchair-friendly ramps

Published on 15th September 2020
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Why diffabled students want more time to figure out online applications to TN's Government Arts college

In their letter, the Association says that the Arts College invited applications between July 21 and July 31, which gave students only 11 days to figure out how to apply

Published on 17th August 2020
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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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This visually-impaired Mumbaikar is giving financial lessons to the disabled. Here's why it's awesome

Rahul Kelapure came to Mumbai after Class XII for better opportunities and accessibility. Now, he is ensuring that he gives back to the society what it gave him in equal measure. This is his story

Published on 4th August 2020
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Palghar district administration to help an armless student get financial aid for education 

The student, Kalpesh Doda (18), a resident of Kallale village in the district, was born without arms. He has scored 68 per cent marks in the HSC exam, the results of which were announced recently 

Published on 29th July 2020

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