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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......

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......

R-Day parade: Cultural heritage, military might on show

A kaleidoscopic view of the country's rich cultural heritage and military prowess were on display at the 64th Republic Day parade Saturday on the 8-km stretch from Rajpath to Red Fort. An eager......

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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Centre to launch unique ID card for differently-abled

Centre to launch unique ID card for differently-abled The card would help differently-abled in availing benefits of government schemes Shillong :... ...
MoS KP Gurjar urges Meghalaya Govt to issue certificates to people with disabilities on time

The Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment (SJ&E), Krishan Pal Gurjar today urged the Meghalaya Government to conduct a special... ...

UNITED NATIONS: Underscoring that there is no "one size fits all" solution for social development, India has said the ambitious 2030 development... ...
A sword that still hangs

One of the prominent lessons taught in high school is the difference between 'sympathy' and 'empathy'. Yet most of us end up showing pity whether... ...
Tinsel town pitches in

It is not just about show business in Bollywood. Some film celebrities do their bit to support humanitarian causes—be it by contributing their... ...

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