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Riteish Deshmukh, whose Marathi production "Yellow" has been selected as the opening film of the first IFFPD, says it is a "special film" and he is "honoured and excited" with the selection. Riteish Deshmukh, whose Marathi production “Yellow” has been selected as the opening film of the first International Film Festival for the Persons with Disabilities (IFFPD), says it is a “special... Accessibility, Achievements, General, Adventure and Sports 01/Dec/2015
A life devoted to the disabled BENGALURU: Meghana Jois didn't have your regular childhood. For company , she had ten physically and mentally challenged girls who her mother had taken under her wing and accommodated in their home. ... General 01/Dec/2015
SBH Sponsors Event for Blind HYDERABAD: As part of its community services banking activities, the State Bank of Hyderabad (SBH) has sponsored two days inter-school competitions for visually challenged students from various... Achievements, General, Education and Employment 01/Dec/2015
Rahul Gandhi seeks duty cut on items for blind students Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi Monday shot off a letter to Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman demanding reduction in customs duty on import of special equipment for visually-impaired students... Achievements, General, Product and Technology, Education and Employment 01/Dec/2015
Out of sight: How the visually impaired in Vangani got caught up in a political rivalry Together they walk through the busy station at Vangani, weaving their way cautiously through the crowds. A beep from the metal detector tells them they have reached the platform. Santoshi and her... General, Policy News 30/Nov/2015
DCW seeks details on reservation policy for differently-abled; 1,758 posts lie vacant More than 1,758 sanctioned posts for people with disabilities in Delhi government, Municipal Corporation and other State departments are lying vacant. DCW chairperson, Swati Maliwal, has issued... General, Policy News, Education and Employment 27/Nov/2015
Job Row: Blind Lawyer Seeks Contempt Order against Varsity KOCHI: Prasanna Kumari, a 47-year-old visually impaired lawyer, has filed a petition before the Kerala High Court seeking to initiate contempt of court proceedings against Vice-chancellor and... Achievements, General, Policy News, Education and Employment 27/Nov/2015
Centre to Increase Expenditure for Welfare of Disabled People NEW DELHI: The government today announced to increase expenditure on the empowerment and welfare of Persons with Disabilities (PwD) from the present 4.31 crore to 45 crore per year in the coming two... Achievements, General 25/Nov/2015
Cash for Rice Plan for PWDs BHUBANESWAR:  The State Government has decided to pay cash instead of providing cheap rice to physically challenged persons. The physically challenged persons, who were getting subsidised rice, will... General, Policy News 24/Nov/2015
A cab service for the disabled Millions of differently-abled Indians are technically qualified with the necessary skills to be employable.But most remain jobless since there are no vehicles to take them. A Bengalurean’s effort to... Achievements, General, Product and Technology 23/Nov/2015


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