Amputee

  • I was harassed for over 30 minutes at Mumbai airport, claims Suranjana Ghosh 12-07-2013 11:38 PM

    Suranjana Ghosh Aikara, who is an above the knee amputee, was asked to take off her prosthetic leg, which required her to strip, at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport for security check. ...
  • Twitter reacts to Suranjana - amputee who was asked to take off her prosthetic leg at Mumbai airport 12-07-2013 09:54 PM

    Suranjana Ghosh Aikara, who is an above the knee amputee, was asked to take off her prosthetic leg, which required her to strip, at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport for security check. ...
  • Amputee alleges harassment: Citizens say India not disabled friendly 12-07-2013 09:14 PM

    After a woman said she was asked to take off her prosthetic leg at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport for security check, citizens are saying there should be a separate counter for disabled people to make the process more easy for them. ...
  • Amputee alleges harassment: Activists say need to sensitise CISF 12-07-2013 09:10 PM

    Suranjana Ghosh Aikara, who is an above the knee amputee, was asked to take off her prosthetic leg, which required her to strip, at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport for security check. Suranjana was told that the metal detectors would be set off by the metal components of her artificial...
  • Should Indian airports be more sensitive towards the differently abled? 12-07-2013 09:05 PM

    Mumbai: A woman on Friday said she was harassed at the Mumbai airport just last week. Suranjana Ghosh Akira was asked to take off her prosthetic leg and that meant she had to strip. Suranjana Ghose Akira would strike one as any young successful hardworking professional, which she is. She...
  • CJ fights airlines callous treatment 12-07-2013 03:52 PM

    Watch CJ Anjlee as she speaks up against airlines' callous treatment of the differently-abled: ...
  • Woman asked to remove her prosthetic leg before boarding flight in Mumbai 12-07-2013 02:40 PM

    Suranjana Ghosh Aikara, who is an above the knee amputee, was asked to take off her prosthetic leg, which required her to strip, at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport for security check. ...
  • Woman asked to remove her prosthetic leg before boarding a flight 12-07-2013 01:54 PM

    Mumbai: Suranjana Ghosh Aikara, who is an above the knee amputee, was asked to take off her prosthetic leg, which required her to strip, at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport for security check. Suranjana was told that the metal detectors would be set off by the metal components of her...
  • I'll start a sports academy for physically challenged: Arunima Sinha 04-06-2013 06:25 PM

    Arunima Sinha is the world's first female amputee to scale Mount Everest. She was a national level volleyball player who was pushed out of a running train in 2011. One of her legs had to be amputated below the knee to save her. She joined IBNLive readers for an interaction...
  • Arunima becomes first Indian amputee to scale Mt Everest 21-05-2013 10:38 PM

    Kathmandu: Arunima Sinha, a former national level volleyball player who had lost one of her legs after being thrown off a moving train, created history on Tuesday by becoming the first Indian amputee to conquer Mount Everest. 25-year-old Sinha reached the 8,848 metre-high summit of the world's highest peak at...
  • Lizard enzyme could help amputees regrow limbs 07-12-2010 06:00 PM

    London: Amputees could regenerate their limbs thanks to scientists on the verge of discovering how salamanders grow back lost legs and damaged organs. Axolotl salamanders are now going under the knife, under anaesthesia, in experiments at the Hanover Medical School in Germany. The hope is one day for their genes...
  • Amputee swimmer blames Govt for unrealised goals 26-01-2010 09:57 PM

    Prasanta is a champion in International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports games. ...