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How a 13-year-old who lost hands, got legs paralysed in grenade attack, overcame disability 15.7.2018 Zee News : India National
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who interacted with the Nari Shakti Puraskar awardees in March, described her as an "adbhut naari" (wonder woman), Malvika recollected.  
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CCTV cameras in NFR stations soon 13.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
CCTV cameras in NFR stations soon
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Another woman’s body recovered from train 12.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
Another woman’s body recovered from train
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Chelsea Clinton: How Mary Varghese changed India 11.7.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Dr Mary Varghese's determination to live life beyond her wheelchair inspired Chelsea Clinton to include her in She Persisted Around The World: 13 Women Who Changed History.
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South Sudan government forces, allies killed hundreds of civilians: U.N. 10.7.2018 Reuters: World News
At least 232 civilians were killed and 120 women and girls raped this spring in attacks by South Sudan government troops and aligned forces in opposition-held villages, the U.N. human rights office said on Tuesday.
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Cambian Group says CareTech eyes $536 million takeover offer 10.7.2018 Reuters: Money News
British social care services firm Cambian Group Plc has received a takeover approach from rival CareTech Holdings Plc that valued Cambian at 405.2 million pounds ($536.2 million), as CareTech aims to bolster its child care ...
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A Brainstorming Session on Comprehensive Policy for Children with Disabilities in Education and Examination organised by CBSE 4.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
A Brainstorming Session was organized by Central Board of Secondary Education on 4th July, 2018 at ITL Public School, Dwarka to frame a comprehensive policy for providing support tochildren with disabilities in their education and examination.
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Summer workshops, camps: a good break from regular studies 4.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
Summer workshops, camps: a good break from regular studies
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2 unknown persons in Kuki Inpi's custody 4.7.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
2 unknown persons in Kuki Inpi's custody
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Powers to allot/allow retention of accommodation for Armed Forces Personnel with differently abled children delegated 3.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Ministry of Defence in its recent order has decided to decentralise the powers for priority allotment of married accommodation to the personnel having differently abled children. Allotment or retention of an accommodation, on the grounds of a differently abled child by Armed Forces personnel, for an initial period of three years has now been delegated to the Local Military Authorities at the level of GOC Sub Area.
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American Firm To Pay $100,000 To Settle Lawsuit By Indian-Origin Employee 3.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
An American firm will pay USD 100,000 to settle a discrimination lawsuit filed on behalf of an Indian-origin employee who was fired for seeking a transfer to care for his differently-abled son.
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Massive Helen Keller Archive Reveals Little-Known Details About Her Life 1.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
A Helen Keller Archive was launched last month by the American Foundation for the Blind, a collection that includes more than 160,000 artifacts about Keller and her extraordinary life.
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Indian woman in US separated from differently-abled 5-year-old son 30.6.2018 Zee News : World
The Trump administration's controversial "zero tolerance" policy of separating immigrant parents and their children on the US border has resulted in the separation of nearly 2,000 children from their parents and guardians, sparking a public outcry.
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Differently-abled minors create awareness on child rights 30.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Differently-abled minors create awareness on child rights
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Scientists develop "deep learning" robots to empower autistic children 30.6.2018 DNA: India
MIT scientists have developed a new type of "deep learning" network that can aid robots gauge the quality of their interactions with children having autism spectrum conditions by using data unique to each child. Autism spectrum disorder is a condition related to brain development that impacts how a person perceives and socializes with others, causing problems in social interaction and communication. The term "spectrum" in autism spectrum disorder refers to the wide range of symptoms and severity. Armed with personalised "deep learning", the child-friendly robot NAO can smoothly estimate the engagement and interest of each autistic child, using data unique to that particular individual, based on a study performed on 35 autistic children. The new development can make their lives easier. "The long-term goal is not to create robots that will replace human therapists, but to augment them with key information that the therapists can use to personalise the therapy content and also make more engaging and ...
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Medical assessment camp held 30.6.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Medical assessment camp held
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Indian woman in US separated from differently-abled 5-yr-old son: Report 30.6.2018 Rediff: News
"Her son is not doing well," said her attorney Alinka Robinson, as a telephonic translator relayed the proceedings to Patel in her native tongue of Gujarati, the daily said in its report from Arizona.
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Indian Woman In US Separated From Differently-Abled Son: Report 29.6.2018 NDTV News - Latest
An Indian woman, who is seeking asylum in the US after she illegally crossed into America from Mexico, has been separated from her five-year-old differently-abled son, a media report said today.
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Newborn abandoned in train at Churchgate 27.6.2018 Hindu: Cities
One-week-old girl found on Platform 1
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LTS to help parents deal with problems of Autism 26.6.2018 Meghalaya Times

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, June 26: Lubdhak Therapeutic Solutions (LTS) will be opening its doors to those dealing with the problems associated with caring for those affected by autism and figuring out the way forward for those diagnosed with this illness.
LTS will be helping parents know whether their child is on the spectrum and then assist them with the necessary intervention, for a happy living.
LTS works using the principle of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) which strongly advocates that children with autism at the foremost needs to been taught how to communicate. Autism is a neurological disorder responsible for the delay in development and the child being unable to understand the importance of communication.

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