New Delhi , May 18 Practical issues related to disability like rehabilitation, empowerment, main-streaming, education and employment need to be addressed on a priority basis, experts said here Saturday.
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Beijing , May 18 A 28-year-old Chinese man who was kidnapped 23 years ago and sold to a family 1,500 km from his home, has met up with his biological parents again thanks to Google Maps, Hunan TV said Friday.
Aizawl/Agartala , May 17 A Manipuri group of activists has demanded the reintroduction of Inner Line Permits (ILP) in northeastern states to "protect the indigenous and domicile" people in the region.
Kolkata , May 15 NGOs working on social issues are now finding more volunteers, especially youths, who want to be engaged in different projects of the organisations.
Kolkata , May 15 A day after a glass pane came tumbling down, closely missing two wheelchair-bound passengers in the domestic section of the new Rs.20 million terminal of the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, a pile of rubble, a defunct beverage kiosk and a large patch on the carpeted floor greeted tourists at the minimalist international lounge.
Shillong , May 18 Wansuk Myrthong Saturday became the first woman from Meghalaya to conquer the 8,848 ft Mount Everest.
Geneva , May 18 The number of Syrian refugees, who are either registered or awaiting registration, has surpassed 1.5 million, while the actual number is much higher, according to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR).
Port Of Spain , May 17 An Indian-origin woman in Trinidad & Tobago, who sold a winning lottery ticket, stands to get a part of the 20.4 million Trinidadian dollars (approx $3.17 mn).
New Delhi , May 15 With the focus on empowering women, the NGO Breakthrough will launch a campaign in Bihar and Jharkhand to raise awareness against child marriage, officials said Wednesday.
Panaji , May 15 Descendants of Goans, who fled their villages centuries ago to escape religious inquisition during the Portuguese regime, will be brought to Goa as part of a youth programme, a minister said Wednesday.