The NDA government has made an ambitious plan by setting aside US$ 83.4 million for a national programme to improve access to digital services in the budget for FY 2014-15.
About a dozen physically challenged people were detained as police foiled their attempts to take out a rally towards the residence of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah here today.
A 19-year-old physically challenged girl was allegedly gang-raped by three persons in the powerloom town of Bhiwandi in Thane district, police said.
A 43-year-old man, who allegedly murdered his physically challenged wife by throwing her into a ravine and married twice after that, has landed in police custody four years after committing the crime.
Physically challenged persons should be treated equally in society with no discrimination or negligence towards them, Assam University Vice Chancellor Somnath Dasgupta said.
Three persons were on Sunday arrested for allegedly dragging a physically challenged person by tying him to a car here, police said.
An eight-year old physically challenged girl was brutally stabbed to death allegedly by her father in Shanti Nagar at Ambala City in Haryana.
The project, called the Sakshanta Mission, has been started in four districts of Haryana.
The Kurukshetra University (KU) in Haryana will provide free hostel facility to all students of the university and its affiliated colleges who are suffering from physical disability of 80 percent or above.
In a bid to help the physically
challenged, the Andhra Pradesh government decided to
reserve more government posts for them under the Andhra
Pradesh Public Service Commission for the next 10 years.
Parliamentarians will soon be
allowed to spend up to Rs 10 lakh annually from the Member of
Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) for
providing assistance to the physically challenged.
A Delhi court on Monday awarded 10
years` rigorous imprisonment to a physically challenged man for stabbing a person, who died later.
Government on Friday said it will
examine the issue of providing fellowship to physically
challenged students for pursuing their research with "serious
In what could be seen as a Diwali
gift, the government on Thursday announced complete fee waiver for
differently-abled children studying in Kendriya Vidyalayas
from this month.
A physically challenged student
of a polytechnic was allegedly beaten up by his seniors when
he resisted their attempt to strip him during ragging.
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