High lead exposure causing intellectual disability in Indian children: study

                High levels of lead contamination in the blood of children may have a significant impact in lowering their IQ and increasing the risk of other diseases, a study has found. Researchers from Macquarie University in Australia conducted the first ever meta-analysis of lead levels in the blood… Read More High lead exposure causing intellectual disability in Indian children: study

Is an Inclusive Workforce Still a Distant Dream?

While most companies are making an effort to have a diverse workforce, which could inculcate everyone in the organization regardless of their gender or creed, the disabled workforce is still an ignored section in the industry. A National Survey conducted by University of New Hampshire Institute on Disability says that only 28 per cent of companies… Read More Is an Inclusive Workforce Still a Distant Dream?

Differently abled unhappy over newly approved sports policy

Though the Punjab Cabinet, led by Capt Amarinder Singh, last week gave in-principle approval to the new Sports Policy 2018 with an aim to promoting sports among youth, the differently abled community in the district as well physically challenged sportspersons have expressed their apprehensions over the same and said the community was excluded from the… Read More Differently abled unhappy over newly approved sports policy

No strict compliance to SC, ECI directives on facilities for disabled, infirm electors

JAMMU, Oct 8: There was no strict compliance to the directives of the Supreme Court and Election Commission of India about facilities for disabled and infirm voters during the Phase-1 of the Urban Local Bodies elections held in twelve districts spread across the three regions of the State today. Due to this, these categories of… Read More No strict compliance to SC, ECI directives on facilities for disabled, infirm electors