Tuesday, 28 June, 2022

Topic: Divyang

PM Modi recalls his ‘chaiwala’ past during interaction with differently-abled Goa tea seller

Modi interacted with beneficiaries of the 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat Swayampurna Goa programme' and said govt has been working towards giving respectful life to differently-abled persons.

CRPF personnel who lost limbs are training as ‘cyber warriors’, para athletes at this institute

The National Centre for Divyang Empowerment in Hyderabad has brought in domain experts to train personnel in AI, cyber security and para sports.

Yogi says he will not let UP become ‘divyang’. He just reinforced a disability stereotype

Has the re-christening of people with disability as ‘divyang’ helped people with disability and how they are treated and perceived in India?

Disabled Indians have climbed the Mount Everest, but still struggle to enter temples and mosques

It is sad that barriers are built on the basis of a person’s disability- especially in India where the Ashtavakra Gita is based on a person with 8 physical disabilities

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J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.

Central banks in Asia spend billions to bolster weakening currencies against rising US dollar

Learning from the 1997 Asian financial crisis, central banks have been accumulating dollars to help defend their currencies during periods of wild market swings.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.