Anitha Bai with Rahul Gandhi

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17 Year Old AP Girls Becomes Inspiration, Turns Disability Into Strength

A 17-year-old native of Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh Anitha Bai, made headlines for her not giving up attitude and inspiration story. Born with no hands, a physical disability, Anitha wrote her exam papers of intermediate second year with her feet and became an inspiration of "where there is will, there is a way." Even though rules permitted Anitha to use a writer, she chose to write the exam on her own. 

Tue, 21 Mar 2023 - 10:23 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Andhra Pradesh Girl, Disabilities, Indian student, Inspirational story, success

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Mumbai Girl Designs Adaptive Clothes For Seniors, Disabled

Rainna Goel, a 15-year-old student from Mumbai's Jamnabai Narsee International School has designed a clothing line for people with impairments called "Cur8ability", a mix of fashion and philanthropy. All the clothes will have imprinted magnetic or velcros buttons. Meanwhile, the dresses will aim to help people with various disabilities including cerebral palsy, spinal cord injuries. She has donated over 40 items of clothing to a hospital in… read-more

Tue, 10 Aug 2021 - 08:37 PM / by Umang Bafna

Tags: Narsee Munjee, Disabilities, Mumbai

Courtesy: The Better India

The Indian Army has allowed the expedition to Siachen Glacier.

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Former Para Officer To Lead The Largest Team With Disabilities On Siachen trek

Former Para officer Major Vivek Jacob will lead a team of eight, consisting of ex-servicemen and civilians, to the highest battlefield, the Siachen Glacier. The trek is scheduled for May and it will be their first attempt, aiming to set a world record. The team will look forward to achieving the feat despite the disability.

Sun, 04 Apr 2021 - 03:45 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Indian Army, Trekking, Disabilities, World Record

Courtesy: India Today


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Odisha Revises Cash Incentive For PwD Marriages; To Pay Rs 2.5 Lakh

To encourage the marriages of differently-abled people, the Odisha government has revised the cash incentives from Rs 50,000 to Rs 2,50,000. Besides, the Social Security and Empowerment of PwD Department has revised the guides for facilitating such marriages. For eligibility, both the residents should be from Odisha, and the wedding should be dowry free. Moreover, the incentive will be provided if one of the spouses is disabled. 

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 - 08:00 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Odisha government, Odisha, Marriage, Disabilities

Courtesy: NDTV