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Disabled have the right to a life of dignity:Patil

Observing that people with disabilities have a right to lead a life of dignity and self-respect, President Pratibha Patil on Monday asked the government to explore possibilities of providing a......

First Indian website for disabled!

A universally accessible website that provides access to peoplewith all kinds of disability has been launched in New Delhi.The website, which can be accessedat rehabcouncil.nic.inwas launched by......

Want 'Ek Bharat, Shresht Bharat', PM Modi says on Mann ki Baat

Amid the 'intolerance' debate, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said he proposes to put in place 'Ek Bharat, Shresht Bharat' scheme aimed at strengthening the country's unity and harmony and......

Modi's village adoption plan has potential to transform rural India

Each ‘adarsh village’ should have piped drinking water, connectivity to the main road, electricity supply to all households, library, telecom and broadband connectivity including CCTVs......

PM's full I-Day speech: We have envisioned a prosperous India

We present Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s full speech as he addressed the country on the occasion of 67th Independence Day, from Red Fort, Delhi. My dear fellow-citizens, Brothers, sisters......

A technology designed to touch many lives

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur have developed technologies that will enable people with disabilities enjoy the digital world, says Indrani Roy. Image: Professor......

Companies open gates for differently-abled people

This week, MphasiS (an EDS company) won the prestigious National Award for the Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities in the category of Best Employer, and the National Centre for Promotion of......

Govt subsidy for disabled in pvt firms

The private sector will now be able to cumulatively employ 100,000 people with disabilities every year and be partly paid for it. The cabinet today approved a package of incentives worth Rs 1,800......

No 'one size fits all' solution for social development: India

Underscoring that there is no ‘one size fits all’ solution for social development, India has said the ambitious 2030 development agenda adopted by the UN recognises the principle......

Muktangan empowers poor women to become teachers

As the teachers began gaining confidence, it also drew the attention of other women in the community, leading to greater demand for teaching jobs, finds Ranjita Ganesan.   Image: Muktangan......

Want to play vs Vishy Anand?

Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand will be playing a game of chess closer to heart, next Sunday, in Chennai.Anand, who is the ambassador and spokesperson for Vidyasagar --a NGO for children with......
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Hans Foundation, India's largest social investor helps over 250 NGOs change the game in rural India

For Sweta Rawat, Uttarakhand always held a very special place in her heart. She grew up the streets of Uttarakhand and lived it at its roaring... ...
Narendra Modi to launch 'Accessible India Campaign'

As part of "inclusive" activities that it is undertaking in order to empower PwDs, the government will in the run up to the launch of the campaign... ...
The Secretary, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Shri Lov Verma addressing a press conference regarding the launch of First International Film Festival, Accessible India Campaign and National Award for people with Disabilities, in

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Meet Noor Jahan - UPs Solar Woman Who PM Modi Raved About In MannKIBaat

With the Paris climate change summit getting underway, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday held up the example of Noor Jahan from Kanpur who... ...
Government to introduce special identity cards for differently-abled people

Gehlot also announced a financial aid of Rs 19 crores for completing the project. He congratulated the Kerala Government for preparing an authentic... ...

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