ARTIFICIAL LIMB

  • Jaipur Foot makers to camp in Kabul for differently-abled Afghans March 28, 2014

    The makers of the famous artificial limb Jaipur Foot on Friday announced that they would hold a month long camp in Kabul in May this year for the benefit of handicapped Afghans. "There is a target to benefit 1,000 handicapped persons through this camp which will be organized in association with...
  • AIIMS gets notice for not giving amputees artificial limbs February 29, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for failing to comply with its earlier order to provide artificial limbs within one month to victims of the September 7, 2011, blast outside the court. A bench of Acting Chief Justice AK...
  • Technology lends a helping hand to disabled May 16, 2008

    New Delhi: The Jaipur blasts have left many people maimed for life, but there is some hope in sight. A new technology, offered by companies like Touch Bionics makes it possible for people to be fitted with artificial limbs that can perform many functions akin to a human limb. Says Malvika...
  • Endangered deer sprints back to life with artificial leg November 11, 2007

    Srinagar: An injured musk deer in the hills of Pir Panjal in Jammu and Kashmir was rescued by forest officials in August this year. And this Diwali, the deer got a new lease of life after she was able to walk again with an artificial limb. The deers special gift...
  • Helping hands for speciallyabled December 3, 2006

    Chandigarh: It was World Disability Day on Sunday. Here is a report of a prosthetic centre in Chandigarh where the speciallyabled get help and a dose of inspiration. Meet 40yearold Cheddi Lal who does not have either of his legs. He lost them 25 years ago in a train accident....