Physically Challenged

  • Physically challenged girl rape case: Haryana Police's laxity revealed 11-04-2014 04:01 PM

    Chandigarh: It is not just the politicians who are insensitive to gender issues but a DSP in Haryana too has been caught on a hidden camera displaying complete callousness in dealing with the gangrape of a mentally challenged and visually impaired minor girl. The victim is 17, visually impaired and...
  • Physically-challenged, senior citizens have a tough time at polling booths 10-04-2014 12:35 PM

    New Delhi: The Election Commission had directed polling officers to make sure that special arrangement were made for the physically-challenged voters; but not much seemed to have changed. Here is a report by Himanshu Mehta of CNN-IBN. Despite news reports attributed to the Election Commission that special arrangements are in...
  • 'Veer' campaign discusses employability for people with disabilities 16-02-2014 11:28 PM

    Veer, CNN-IBN's special initiative discusses skills and employability of people with disabilities. It also discusses the key factors that would help an individual with disabilities become independent. ...
  • Veer: Sun ITES encourages employment of people with disabilities 10-02-2014 02:40 PM

    Sun ITES, an outsourcing firm in Bangalore is showing the way in not discriminating against those with disabilities. Almost 50 per cent of its staff comprises of people with some form of disability. ...
  • 17-year-old physically challenged rape victim commits suicide 15-11-2013 12:11 PM

    A 17-year-old physically challenged girl allegedly committed suicide in Loni area after she was raped by a contractor of the factory, where she was working. The girl, who was crippled and had started working in the garment factory in Tronica City only a few days ago, was found hanging in...
  • Men and women on wheelchairs travel miles 23-11-2011 09:34 AM

    Kolkata: There are people who showcase hope even in moments of great despair. A group of physically challenged men and women travel miles and have refused to be restricted by their disabilities. Having traveled to 20 states, 10,000 km on the road, they have several thousand kilometres more to go....
  • Thanks for bike Rahul, but no money for petrol! 28-09-2011 06:46 PM

    New Delhi: "Thanks for giving us motor cycles. But our income is low. We need petrol allowance too," was a plea a few physically-challenged people made to Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Vadra on Wednesday. The appeal was made at a function to distribute motorised three-wheelers to 226 physically-challenged people organised...
  • Zindagi Live speaks to people of short stature 11-01-2009 11:53 PM

    Dwarfs have faced reality with a pinch of salt and taken the world in their stride. ...
  • Gizmos make life less challenging for physically impaired 24-06-2008 12:28 PM

    Mumbai: Fans might still recall with mirth the jersey-twirling scene on the Lord's cricket ground's balcony by Sourav Ganguly after India's win in the final of the NatWest series against England a decade ago, but the man himself is a bit embarrassed about the incident. You make mistakes in life....
  • CNN-IBN Impact: Physically challenged get extra time 26-02-2008 09:28 PM

    New Delhi: After being summoned as the late replacement of an injured Rohit Sharma for the remaining of India's ODI series against England, Bengal batsman Manoj Tiwary said he wants to carry on his rich vein of form from the Emerging Players' tour of Australia. When you are in good...