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Dear Suresh Prabhu, here are a few ideas for improving train travel conditions for the differently-abled

February 10, 2017 6:07 pm

In a response to a petition backed by 82,000 supporters to improve the railway facilities for disabled people, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu asked the public for ideas. And we came up with a list.

Identify differently-abled for UIC: Centre to State

June 02, 2016 6:30 pm

To ensure transparency, the cards would be linked with Aadhar card and the data would be available online.

Gujarat set to get its first national institute for differently-abled

May 22, 2016 1:18 am

In the first phase, 100 buildings will be identified in each city where disabled friendly ramps, lifts, signals for blind, sign language aids and communications will be put into place.

Steep staircases, congested corridors at MC building bar physically challenged residents to avail services

March 21, 2016 8:22 am

There are lift and ramps in Mini-Secretariat, Sector 1, District Courts, HUDA office, General Hospital, but no lift in MC office in Sector 14.

Remarkable ‘feet’: He lost hands but not will to take HSC exam

February 23, 2016 3:27 am

The HSC student, who refused to take a writer for the examination, has motivated himself to write with his feet. As per the state Board rules, Shaikh gets an extra hour to complete his paper.

Bus carrying differently-abled to PM Modi's programme hits pole, 22 injured

January 22, 2016 12:30 pm

The bus was carrying around 42 differently abled persons.

PM Modi to honour Hoshangabad district today for empowering the differently-abled

December 03, 2015 12:21 am

Of the 650 districts in the country, Hoshangabad shows the way

Differently-abled woman fights to bring back Indian fiancé to UK

October 14, 2015 9:35 pm

After Chawla was deported to India earlier this month, May has been working on ways to bring him back.

Differently-abled woman fights to bring back Indian fiancé to UK

August 26, 2015 12:15 pm

After Chawla was deported to India earlier this month, May has been working on ways to bring him back.

MI had 17,000 special fans rooting for them

April 26, 2015 1:23 am

A total of 414 buses and over 2,000 volunteers were deployed to ferry the children to the stadium and back.

DIFFERENTLY ABLED VIDEOS

Tax proposals to provide relief to taxpayers: Arun Jaitley (Part 3)

February 29, 2016 4:47 pm

New Delhi, Feb 29 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that tax proposals will provide relief to small taxpayers through rebates. People who do not have any house of their own and don't get any house rent allowance from their employer will get a reduction of Rs.24000 per annum. There would be an increase in limit of deduction in respect of rent paid from Rs 24000 pa to Rs 60000 pa. Jaitley also said that service tax would be exempted for general insurance schemes under Niramayi Swasthya Bima Yojna. He said that to lessen burden on individuals with income not exceeding Rs. 5 lakh, a proposed ceiling of tax rebate under sec 87A from Rs 2000 to Rs 5000 has been announced. The minister also said that a limited tax compliance window from Jun 1 - Sep 30 will be given for declaring undisclosed income at 45% inclusive of surcharge and penalties. He further added that excise duty on tobacco products would be raised by 10-15%. He also proposed to abolish 13 different taxes levied by various Ministries in which revenue collection is less than Rs 50 crores per year. Arun Jaitley even said that relief would be provided to differently-abled people on braille paper by exempting the duty levied on it. He also said that there would be no change in Income Tax slab.

Tax proposals to provide relief to taxpayers: Arun Jaitley (Part 1)

February 29, 2016 4:45 pm

New Delhi, Feb 29 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that tax proposals will provide relief to small taxpayers through rebates. People who do not have any house of their own and don't get any house rent allowance from their employer will get a reduction of Rs.24000 per annum. There would be an increase in limit of deduction in respect of rent paid from Rs 24000 pa to Rs 60000 pa. Jaitley also said that service tax would be exempted for general insurance schemes under Niramayi Swasthya Bima Yojna. He said that to lessen burden on individuals with income not exceeding Rs. 5 lakh, a proposed ceiling of tax rebate under sec 87A from Rs 2000 to Rs 5000 has been announced. The minister also said that a limited tax compliance window from Jun 1 - Sep 30 will be given for declaring undisclosed income at 45% inclusive of surcharge and penalties. He further added that excise duty on tobacco products would be raised by 10-15%. He also proposed to abolish 13 different taxes levied by various Ministries in which revenue collection is less than Rs 50 crores per year. Arun Jaitley even said that relief would be provided to differently-abled people on braille paper by exempting the duty levied on it. He also said that there would be no change in Income Tax slab.

J&K para-cricket team captain inspiration for disabled

February 12, 2016 9:27 am

Jammu and Kashmir, Feb 12 (ANI): Amir Hussain, a differently-abled boy from Anantnag district in Jammu and Kashmir is an inspiration for all specially challenged people. He lost both his arms at an early age in a mishap at a sawmill. Accounting to his extraordinary bowling and batting skills, he has been appointed as the captain of state’s para-cricket team. Despite losing both his arms, Amir is one of the finest bowlers and batsman of his locality. He has a unique style of holding the bat between his neck and shoulder, and bowls while holding the ball in his toes. Amir, who has so far played cricket in Jammu, Delhi and Lucknow wishes to join International Para-Cricket team of India.

Differently-abled protest against PWD in Chennai

February 08, 2016 10:30 am

Chennai, Feb 08 (ANI): More than 300 differently-abled people protested outside the Public Work Department (PWD) office in Chennai on Monday, demanding better amenities and pension for people with 40% disability. They also demanded probe into the misuse 3% reservations, which was given to the differently-abled people. They have decided to carry on the protest till their pleas are heard.

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