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Disabled Bengali woman’s marriage to be annulled


August 17th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) A court in Britain has asked for the annulment of the "forced marriage" of a disabled Bengali-Muslim woman as she can barely speak and can do ... Read more...

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Amendment to RTE for education of disabled passed


May 9th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Wednesday passed an amendment to the Right to Education Act which will facilitate education of disabled children and allow those with severe ... Read more...

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Give disabled children a choice, amend RTE: NAC


April 12th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Sonia Gandhi-led National Advisory Council (NAC) wants the human resource development (HRD) ministry to amend the right to education (RTE) law to ensure ... Read more...

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Airtel ‘touching lives’ by assisting Ghana’s disabled (With Image)


March 11th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), March 11 (IANS) Indian telecommunications provider Airtel has added a human face to its operations in Ghana with "Touching Lives", a project to help improve the lives of ... Read more...

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Schools seek government aid for educating disabled


January 30th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Private unaided schools here have sought government aid and two years for putting in place infrastructure for teaching disabled children -- as desired by the ... Read more...

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Number of disabled kids rises in Moscow


December 21st, 2011 - 9:00 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The number of children with disabilities has been increasing in Moscow by one thousand every year, a social care official said."There are currently 28,700 disabled ... Read more...

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Medvedev, Obama donate wheelchairs to Kyrgyz kids


December 9th, 2011 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) About 200 disabled children in Kyrgyzstan have received wheelchairs from Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and his US counterpart Barack Obama.Medvedev ordered to send advanced ... Read more...

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Himachal activist gets Rajiv Gandhi award


November 14th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 14 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh-based social activist Mallika Nadda was honoured by the central government Monday for working to uplift disabled children, an official statement said here.Nadda, who founded ... Read more...

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EU to provide Rs.200 million for flood relief


October 13th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The European Commission (EU) will provide emergency funding of Rs.200 million for flood victims in India, an official said Thursday.The funding, channelled through the EU's ... Read more...

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Screening of ‘Havai Dada’ cheers up disabled kids


September 17th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) A special screening of "Havai Dada", a film starring Anupam Kher and Tanuja, here Saturday cheered up disabled children from non-profit organisation ADAPT, formerly called ... Read more...

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National Museum holds workshop for disabled kids


August 4th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) A troupe of mentally challenged children Thursday presented a recital of songs and classical Indian dances at the National Museum here at a special workshop ... Read more...

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Bhopal Shatabdi train to carry social messages (Lead, With Images)


June 30th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 30 (IANS) From July 1, the Delhi-Bhopal Shatabdi Express train will be adorned with posters urging people to pay attention to an often neglected section of the society ... Read more...

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Bhopal Shatabdi trains carry social messages (With Images)


June 30th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 30 (IANS) Starting Friday, the Delhi-Bhopal Shatabdi Express train will be adorned with posters urging people to pay attention to an often neglected section of the society - ... Read more...

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Mel Gibson visits disabled kids


June 10th, 2011 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
London. June 10 (IANS) Hollywood actor Mel Gibson visited disabled children in Guatemala as part of his community service sentence for assaulting his ex-girlfriend.Gibson visited the Central American ... Read more...

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No special teachers for disabled kids in Delhi


June 6th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) It has been two years since a high court order, but the Delhi government is yet to recruit permanent teachers for differently-abled children in its ... Read more...

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Music therapy for disabled children, and parents too


May 9th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 9 (IANS) Disabled children and their parents are likely to benefit from music therapy sessions, which can improve social, motor and communication skills. Kate Williams of Queensland University ... Read more...

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Estonia mourns deaths at orphanage fire


February 21st, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tallinn, Feb 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The government of Estonia has announced Monday as the day of mourning for victims of an orphanage fire that killed 10 children.The fire at the orphanage for ... Read more...

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Swiss man admits abusing over 100 children


February 2nd, 2011 - 1:37 am ICT by BNO News
BERN, SWITZERLAND (BNO NEWS) -- A Swiss social worker on Tuesday was arrested for alleged sexual abuse of 122 children and adults, the Tribune de Genève newspaper reported.The unnamed 54-year-old worker is ... Read more...

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‘Disabled children a part of our society’


December 11th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Children with special needs should be integrated with the society and should not be discriminated against, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said here Saturday."Such children need ... Read more...

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Kerala to set up centres for disabled children


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 2 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan will inaugurate activity centres for autistic and visually impaired children here Friday, an official said.Kerala State IT Mission (KSITM) director Ishita Roy said ... Read more...

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Chinese charity to donate sweaters to abandoned African kids


November 23rd, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 23 (IANS) A Chinese charity will donate home-made sweaters to abandoned and disabled children in six African countries - South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Sudan, Zambia and Zimbabwe.The China Children and ... Read more...

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Smiling Michelle breaks into gig with Mumbai kids


November 6th, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) With a wide grin on her face, US First Lady Michelle Obama spontaneously broke into a dance as the hit Bollywood number "Rang De Basanti" played, to ... Read more...

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Equality and Human Rights Commission highlights discrimination in Britain


October 10th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 10(ANI): A study conducted into inequality in Britain has revealed that progress towards pay equality for women has been stalled, disabled children face bullying and boys struggle academically.According to the ... Read more...

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Eva Longoria raises $568,440 in Twitter auction


September 29th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 29 (IANS) Actress Eva Longoria Parker has raised $568,440 in a celebrity Twitter auction for disabled children in Haiti.Parker spearheaded the auction on the social networking site. The 35-year-old offered ... Read more...

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Akshay Kumar Campaigns Against Use Of Word ‘Retard’


September 23rd, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bollywood star Akshay Kumar has raised voice against a very sensitive issue, which is often ignored by all of us. The actor, who is Brand Ambassador ... Read more...

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Big B to support Special Olympics on Akshay’s behest


September 22nd, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan will now be seen voicing his concerns about disabled children, all thanks to Akshay Kumar, brand ambassador of Special Olympics, who requested him to ... Read more...

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Now, a robotic wheelchair that will teach kids how to ‘drive’


August 13th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): Scientists have developed a robotic wheelchair that will help disabled children learn to 'drive.'University of California researchers described the testing of ROLY -RObot-assisted Learning for Young drivers - ... Read more...

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Bangladesh disabled kids are sexually abused, claims study


July 7th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): A new study has revealed that half of all the disabled children in Bangladesh are sexually abused, mostly by close relatives.The study, which was the joint effort by ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Teachers question Gujarat hiring policy in court


June 23rd, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, June 23 (IANS) The validity of a process for recruitment of teachers under the Gujarat government-initiated Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) is likely to come under the scanner of the Gujarat High ... Read more...

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High uranium level detected in hair samples test in Punjab


June 16th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Faridkot (Punjab), June 16 (ANI): The tests conducted on the hair samples of 150 neurologically disabled children in Punjab's Faridkot District have revealed high levels of Uranium and other harmful chemicals."Approximately ... Read more...

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14 disabled children get above 90 percent in Class 12


May 21st, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Fourteen disabled students were among the 199,448 children who secured above 90 percent in the Class 12 Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) exams. According to an ... Read more...

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Anyone below 18 is a child: Dhaka


May 2nd, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 2 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has pledged a policy that redefines a 'child' as anyone below 18 and they would be kept out of the work force. Some outlines of a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mamata favours private partnership for coach factories


April 20th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Inviting the industry and state governments to come forward to set up coach factories, Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday suggested using the public-private partnership (PPP) model ... Read more...

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Lisa Hose becomes Australia’s first female Biggest Loser


April 19th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, April 19 (ANI): A West Australian mother has become the first woman to win reality TV show The Biggest Loser.Lisa Hose has lost almost half her body weight to triumph in ... Read more...

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Now cafes in monument premises for tourists during CWG


March 19th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Going all out to make Delhi experience a wholesome one for tourists during the Commonwealth Games and beyond, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has decided ... Read more...

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