Only left is right: Why disabled drivers miss discount trip

2016.04.07

New Delhi: It is clearly about the left hand not knowing what the right hand is doing, only it involves the two legs rather than the hands in the case of Dr Satyendra Singh. For a month now, the teacher at the University College of Medical Sciences in the capital has been struggling with a peculiar problem, the resolution of which could help many others like him beat red tape. Singh is in the market for a car, but having a right leg that is polio-affected is not helping him much despite the central government actually offering excise duty concessions to buyers with special needs such as him. The confounding thing in his case is his right limb—the car company he has approached insists that the tax leniency is allowed only in the case of a disabled left leg.

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Date of a different kind: App unites the disabled

2016.04.07

Chennai: Elliot's Beach will play host to people with disabilities who are looking to find love, on Sunday. Inclov, a dating app that focuses on disabilities and health disorders , is organising a meet-up for its users.

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A lifestyle magazine in Braille

2016.03.26

pasana Makati manages all of White Print’s content, marketing and distribution.

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Web-based universal ID cards for disabled from December

2016.03.26

New Delhi: Come December the government will roll out for persons with disabilities universal identity cards having a unique number with which their details can be accessed by the click of a button.

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One man’s crusade opens up CHS jobs for disabled doctors

2016.03.25

After keeping out doctors with disability from over a thousand central health services (CHS) jobs for years, the health ministry has decided to open up teaching, non-teaching and public health specialist cadres of CHS to doctors with disability. The decision was the result of one doctor's relentless fight for justice over four years.

 

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