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National Anthem: Centre asks disabled to show 'maximum attentiveness'

National Anthem: Centre asks disabled to show 'maximum attenti...

Differently-abled people, who are unable to stand, will have to display ‘maximum attentiveness’ while persons with hearing disabilities and those visually challenged will have to stand up when the national anthem is played at cinema halls or at a public function. These are part of the ‘Guidelines for visually challenged to show respect to National Anthem’ issued by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment on the eve of Republic Day. The only category for which ..., 4 weeks ago

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Free Assessment Camp for disabled people in Jorhat

, [India], Jan. 4 (ANI): Now all the disabled people of Jorhat district will be getting the latest appliance under the scheme of Assistance for Disabled Persons by the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India. A 4 day long Free Assessment ...
 Sify1 month ago

Arunachal govt to raise pension for differently abled

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has announced raising pension for differently abled people under Chief Minister's Disability Pension Scheme. The ensuing budget will see substantial increase in funds for their welfare, Khandu said here yesterday.
 Business Standard2 days ago

Delhi University students' app helps deaf people enjoy heritage tours

A group of Delhi University (DU) students have created a mobile app to help hearing-impaired people enjoy personalised tours of historical monuments and heritage sites in the city. The app comes with its own sign interpreter, providing all the information ...
 DNA1 week ago

Separate seats for elderly & the disabled in 485 libraries

There is good news for senior citizens and the disabled who hesitate to visit libraries for lack of comfortable sitting space. Seats will be reserved for them in 485 libraries across Karnataka, including 27 city central libraries in Bengaluru. Mayor G ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

Odisha Panchayat polls: Disability no challenge for Minati

A 24-year-old wheelchair-bound woman has entered the rural polls arena in Odisha's Kendrapara district to prove the point that physical deficiency is no hindrance for serving the people. Call it empowerment of the physically challenged, Minati Barik, who ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago

The woman who cured Deepika Padukone

"When Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone got candid about her struggles on national television, it showed the hypocrisy prevalent in society -- while on the one hand, her troubles are seen as heart-wrenching, on the other, the stereotypes surrounding mental illness remain the same." IMAGE: Anna Chandy, chairperson of Live Love Laugh Foundation. Nestled among leafy branches in Bengaluru's Indiranagar locality is a board marking the headquarters of the Deepika Padukone-founded 'The Live Love ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago

Has Swacch Bharat Abhiyaan actually worked for women and children?

Ever since it was launched, the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (SBA) has been one of the government's most widely publicised initiatives. The scheme, which aims to make India free of open defecation, has a goal of universal sanitation within the country. However, ...
 catchnews.com2 weeks ago

Goa Elections 2017: Pink teddy bears for first-time women voters

First time women-voters in Goa will be given pink teddy bears at the pink "women-only" polling booths that have been set up in every constituency of the popular holiday state. According to media reports, the step has attracted mixed reaction from different ...
 catchnews.com2 weeks ago

Meticulous implementation of healthcare schemes stressed

Women and Child Development Minister Umashree has said that health plays an important role in strengthening the social and financial status of the middle class people. Presiding over the divisional-level progress review meeting here on Tuesday, Umashree ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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