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Delhi University admissions 2020-21: All you need to know

The admission process in DU has been delayed by over three months this year in view of the Covid-19 pandemic. Last year, the first cutoff list was announced on June 28

The university has received as many as 353, 918 applications for approximately 70,000 undergraduate seats so far. This is a jump of around 100,000 applications from last year when the university received 258,388 applications.(Representational Photo/HT File)
Published on Sep 26, 2020 10:13 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent | Edited by Zara Khan

Covid-19: Take care of vulnerable citizens| HT Editorial

Persons with disabilities face additional challenges. The State must do more

The issue of inaccessibility, even in normal circumstances, is cause for worry, since 2.2% of India’s population, or 26.8 million people, suffer from some form of disability(Vijayanand Gupta/HT photo)
Published on Apr 08, 2020 07:23 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By

Porn sites sued in 23-page complaint by hearing impaired man for lack of captions

In a filing Thursday in Brooklyn federal court, Yaroslav Suris sued Pornhub, Redtube and YouPorn and their Canadian parent company MindGeek, arguing they violated an anti-discrimination law called the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The man, who already sued Fox News over similar violations, named several racy-sounding videos that he said he wanted to watch in October and this month.(Shutterstock Image)
Updated on Jan 18, 2020 07:46 AM IST
New York | ByAgence France-Presse

Courts for disabled persons set up in all districts of Delhi

This initiative is mandatory under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, but it was caught up in a tussle over who would be the “competent authority” to approve the notification – the elected Aam Aadmi Party government or Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal.

The government has set up special courts in all districts of the Capital to fast-track cases of alleged violation of disability laws, senior officials said on Sunday.(PTI File Photo)
Published on Sep 02, 2019 06:09 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAbhishek Dey

More than 700 govt establishments draft pro-disability policy in 2 months

Under the Rights for Persons with Disabilities Act, workplaces are required to register their EOPs with the concerned commissioner for persons with disabilities and notify them after approval.

Between April 2017 and May 2019, 1,255 government establishments in Delhi had registered and notified their EOPs.(HT image)
Updated on Aug 17, 2019 01:57 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAbhishek Dey
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