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Customise model of social distancing for the disabled

Home to 21 million disabled people, India has a daunting challenge ahead

25 Apr 2020 2:04 AM

Meet Donald Duck’s twin – Della Duck

Della Duck, intrepid space explorer and amputee, comes to TV.

09 Mar 2019 9:26 PM

Disability among India's elderly much higher than estimated, says study

Study found that 17.91 per cent of males and 26.21 per cent of females aged 60 and above, experience disability.

08 Dec 2018 8:41 AM

Protein intake could help older adults delay disability

This would depend on their muscle mass and muscle strength.

04 Nov 2018 11:24 AM

Here’s why men end up being single

Findings indicate that most of the men commenting on the thread were not willingly single, but wanted to be in a relationship.

10 Aug 2018 8:38 AM


Muscle wasting in old age may be reversed: study

As people grow older, their leg muscles become progressively smaller and weaker, leading to frailty and disability.

12 Mar 2018 6:53 PM

Special children can use computers for CBSE exams

For all these provisions to be acquired by the candidates, they should first submit a medical proof to prove the ground disability.

05 Mar 2018 1:32 AM

Acid attack victims, autistic patients to get quota in central govt jobs

1 per cent posts each shall be reserved for people suffering from autism, intellectual disability, learning disability and mental illness.

28 Jan 2018 1:57 PM

Chances of disability after joint surgery higher in people with obesity

Physicians may need to pay a little more attention to, and maybe counsel, not just obese patients but elderly patients in general.

10 Jan 2018 11:08 AM

Many women with disabilities don’t get cancer screening

Costs might also keep women from getting screenings in countries outside the UK, where national health insurance pays for tests.

08 Oct 2017 10:26 AM


Too much of television may up walking disability risk

According to research, people who watch five or more hours of TV per day have 65 per cent greater risk of reporting a mobility disability.

31 Aug 2017 5:51 PM

Delhi: AIIMS to adopt 50 physically challenged old-age people

These senior citizens would be adopted from various old age homes and the society as per their health and access to health care facilities.

03 Jul 2017 4:06 PM

Brittle-boned girl inspires many as she turns beauty vlogger

Despite rare condition which has left her with close to 90 fractures Michaela now plans to start fashion line

17 Jun 2017 12:16 PM

Maneka Gandhi wants special homes for children with permanent disabilities

She suggested that while smaller states would require one or two centres, larger states would need more number of such centres.

14 May 2017 2:21 PM

Role-playing disability promotes distress, discomfort: study

Talking to people with disabilities instead works out better for more people

12 Apr 2017 8:37 AM


Can Pocso shield adults with mental disability?

The Pocso Act is a special act to protect children from offences of sexual assault.

03 Mar 2017 1:57 AM

Ukraine's first wheelchair model breaks taboos

In a wheelchair since birth, she had struggled for years to make it as a model in Ukraine where disabled people often get left behind.

28 Feb 2017 2:46 PM

Back pain may increase risk of early death: study

Low back pain is a major problem, ranked as the highest contributor to disability in the world.

24 Feb 2017 9:14 PM

Getting the ball rolling on inclusivity

With the differently-abled from across the globe celebrating who they are, unapologetically, #DisabledAndCute is going viral.

22 Feb 2017 12:07 AM

Disability and desires

The programme is in continuation with the theme to raise collective voice against exploitation and violence against women.

12 Feb 2017 12:26 AM