Database for the disabled

2016.05.05

New Delhi, April 29: The government has floated a draft proposal to create a national database for people with disabilities.

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22 firms shortlist 61 candidates at job fair for disabled

2016.05.05

CHANDIGARH: In 2000, when the first career fair for persons with disabilities (PWD) was organized at the National Institute of Technical Training and Research (NITTTR) in Sector 26, just one multi-national firm came up for the placement exercise organized jointly by NITTTR and Confederation of India Industry (CII).

 

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‘My body also has needs’

2016.05.05

The just-released Margarita with a Straw highlights the issue of sexuality and the disabled. Why can’t society be inclusive rather than indifferent, ask disability-rights activists.

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No national data on HIV/AIDS among differently-abled, reveals RTI

2016.05.05

The Capital has nine antiretroviral treatment centres, but none of them has information on the alternate format for blind or sign language interpreters for deaf people, who are living with HIV.

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Heat on 'disability' tag for diabetes

2016.05.05

New Delhi, May 12: A parliamentary standing committee's recommendation to include certain "prominent and permanent disabilities" like diabetes, blood cancer and other such diseases in a bill for the disabled has drawn criticism from activists.

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