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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.

Physically challenged scribe ‘manhandled’ by Orbit Bus staff

March 02, 2016 3:08 am

Orbit Bus manager Harbhajan Singh told some media persons that the offending conductor has been dismissed from his job.

Now, physically challenged can book train tickets online

October 12, 2015 4:18 am

To facilitate this, the Pune Division of Central Railways has already started issuing photo ID cards with unique identity numbers to physically challenged persons in its jurisdiction.

UPPSC asks candidates to submit photo proof of disability

April 18, 2015 2:17 am

Order in violation of central government directive.

Finally, physically challenged couple get ground-floor flat

April 08, 2015 4:24 am

The couple had been living on the third floor of an EWS rehabilitation colony in Sector 38 (West) since 2009.

At JNU,experience an hour as a physically challenged person

October 01, 2012 12:17 am

Volunteers will guide people through the simulated programme during the event from October 4 to 6,and help them experience the life of a physically challenged person.

Perfect Partner

January 15, 2012 12:40 am

It’s alright if you are not tall,fair and slim. In fact,chances are that you use a crutch to walk or an aid to hear.

Physically challenged fulfil dreams at special job fair

November 24, 2011 2:04 am

22-year-old Lucky from Patiala wants to become a computer engineer like his elder brother,not just for earning money but to carve his own identity.

News Worthy

October 10, 2011 12:47 am

Madhusudan Dhekne,a resident of Nivara Old Age Home,Navi Peth,celebrated his 75th birthday on Saturday by doing what he loves the most – reading a newspaper.

A New Wave

August 09, 2011 1:29 am

Like many of us,Dr Archana R Singh grew up on bedtime stories that her parents and grandparents narrated to her night after night.


Akshay Kumar flags off marathon in Surat

February 14, 2016 1:56 pm

Surat, Feb 14 (ANI): Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar flagged off a night marathon in Surat, Gujarat. Thousands of people participated in different categories of marathon. Physically challenged people also participated in the one-kilometre category of the race. At least, 12 physically challenged people came from Pune to participate in the marathon. The physically challenged were happy to take part in the marathon which gave them a new hope to live life despite challenges. Around 15,000 people participated in the marathon but thousands more came to the venue to watch Akshay, the brand ambassador of Surat night marathon.The fund raised through this event will be used for installing closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras in the city, clean India project and improving facilities in a cancer hospital in Surat.