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China aims for disabled-friendly environment

July 11th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 11 (IANS) China has new regulation to facilitate a disabled-friendly environment in the country.It requires all parking lots, commercial centres, living quarters, transportation facilities and other public infrastructure ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

School bullies more likely to be into drugs

March 6th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (IANS) Middle and high school bullies are more likely to be into cigarettes, drugs and alcohol than their victims and others."Our findings suggest that one deviant behaviour ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Court questions Delhi government on education of disabled

July 10th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has questioned the Delhi government, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) and a group of schools over a petition seeking facilities ... Read more...

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Shakuntala Misra University to start more departments

June 18th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 18 (IANS) The Shakuntala Misra University here in Uttar Pradesh capital, described as the first of its kind in Asia to be devoted exclusively to the physically ... Read more...

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Computer use fosters poorer reading skills among kids

May 24th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Increased use of computers during leisure time is leading to poorer reading skills among children, a study says.Monica Rosen, professor in education and special education at ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Maharashtra official gets prime minister’s award (With Images)

April 21st, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Vijay Nahata, Maharashtra's director general of information and public relations, was felicitated by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with the Prime Minister's Award for excellence ... Read more...

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How China looks after its homeless people

December 16th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing/Shanghai, Dec 16 (IANS) As the cold wave sets in in China, authorities are reaching out to the homeless population and have launched fully-equipped facilities for them that include round-the-clock hot food, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Air Force Golden Jubilee Institute starts its ‘Silver Jubilee’ celebrations

November 24th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 24 (ANI): The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal PV Naik, accompanied by Air Force Wives Welfare Association (AFWWA) President, Madhubaala Naik, presided over the annual day ... Read more...

Posted in National |

‘I can see me’ webcams to improve reading fluency in students

November 7th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 7 (ANI): An out the box thought by a researcher made him use webcams for the purpose of improving fluency in children.Tmothy Frey assistant professor of special education, counseling ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Disasters ‘especially tough on people with disabilities, mental disorders’

August 29th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 29 (ANI): A new study has highlighted that disaster response strategies should address the needs of the population affected, specifically those with disabilities and mental disorders, as they take more ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Admission open for technical, management courses in Jamia

June 28th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The admission process for technical, management and some educational programmes is still open in the Jamia Millia Islamia University here, an official statement said Monday. "While the ... Read more...

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Foreigners teach underprivileged children in Varanasi

March 8th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi, Mar 8 (ANI): Foreign teachers have taken up the noble initiative of imparting social and environmental education to the underprivileged children at a school run by the Aghor foundation in Varanasi. ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Henry Heller wants to ban first cousin marriages

February 20th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Maryland, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Democrat politician Henry Heller wants to ban the marriages that take place between first cousins. He is also a retired special education administrator, and this issue ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Henry Heller Wants First-Cousin Marriages Banned

February 20th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Maryland, Feb 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Henry Heller, the Democrat politician who is also a member of the Maryland House of Delegates has declared that he will try to ban ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Even mild kidney disease deteriorates a child’s quality of life

January 28th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Even mild to moderate kidney disease could have grave negative effects on a child's quality of life, according to research led by Johns Hopkins Children's Center.The new finding ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Zardari to be father all orphans in Pakistan!

November 11th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad. Nov.11 (ANI): The Pakistan Presidency has suggested putting President Asif Ali Zardari's name in the father's name column of the legal documents of all orphans in the country.Social Welfare and Special ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pregnant lesbian women not receiving same care as other mothers-to-be

October 23rd, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): Pregnant lesbian women struggle to be treated like normal expectant mothers as, they say, the focus is often on their sexuality rather than the fact that they are ... Read more...

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Educational day centre transforms lives of Assam’s disabled children

October 22nd, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
By Vaschipem KamodangJorhat (Assam), Oct 22(ANI): An educational day centre for spastic children in Assam's Jorhat city is helping and supporting disabled children through various rehabilitation programmes."Prerona Sishu Bikash Kendra Spastic Society", ... Read more...

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Students’ healthy relationship with teachers improves their success rates

July 1st, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): Students who share a healthy relationship with their teachers and schools tend to have higher success rates, suggests a new study.According to a research review co-authored by Christi ... Read more...

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Over 100,000 NGOs operational in Pakistan

June 30th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 30 (ANI): Over 100,000 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are currently operational in Pakistan, the country's National Assembly has been informed.Federal Minister for Social Welfare and Special Education Samina Khalid Ghurki informed ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Brooke Greenberg: No Need To Stop Aging

June 24th, 2009 - 9:14 pm ICT by GD
Never been diagnosed with chromosome peculiarity or genetic syndrome, the now 16 year old girl, Brooke Greenberg, has not grown with age.Her father thinks that she is a "fountain of ... Read more...

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India eyes Penang for setting up study campus

June 20th, 2008 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 20 (IANS) Indian educational institutions are in the race with those from South Korea and the Netherlands to set up schools and colleges in Penang, Malaysia, where there is ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM promises to solve problems of ethnic Indians

March 3rd, 2008 - 5:39 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, March 3 (IANS) With elections due next Saturday, Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi has promised to "seriously look into" the problems facing the ethnic Indian community. "This is not ... Read more...

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