Child Development Society (CDS) organized a 'Wheelchair Presentation Ceremony' recently in Kathmandu. A total of 150 sets of wheelchairs were handed over to CDS to be provided to differently-able children assisted by ‘Wheelchairs for Kids-Australia’.
Let me start with a little exercise in imagination and think of a scenario that could happen to everybody, given the disproportionately high number of accidents happening in the national roads. Following a really bad spinal injury you are now bound in a wheelchair. You are lucky that the country has some good rehabilitation institutions like the Spinal Cord Rehabilitation Center (SIRC) funded by the civil society activist and intellectual Kanak Mani Dixit.
KATHMANDU, May 19: Muhammad Latif smashed a swashbuckling unbeaten century in the final of the ongoing Wheelcahir T20 Asia Cup cricket tournament to help Pakistan beat India by five wickets and lift the trophy in a match played at Tribhuvan University Cricket Ground on Saturday.
KATHMANDU, May 18: India and Pakistan are set to clash in the final of the Wheelchair T20 Asia Cup after winning their respective final group games played in Tribhuvan University Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Friday.
Tilak Tharu was an ardent football player as a child. But at 19, Tharu was left immobile with a broken spine after an injury,. “My father blames football for my disability. He says it’s the reason that I am on a wheelchair” stated the 25-year-old Tharu.
KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Nepal lifted the title of the first International Wheelchair Cricket Championship with a 54-run win over Bangladesh on Saturday. At the final match at TU Cricket Ground, Nepal was invited for batting after losing the toss and made a total of 161 runs losing three wickets in the allotted 20 overs. In reply, Bangladesh was bowled out for 106 in 18.2 overs.
KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Bipin Paudyal’s four-wicket haul helped Nepal start the first International Wheelchair Cricket Championship with a nine-aAt the Tribhuvan University (TU) International Cricket Ground in Kirtipur, Nepal won the toss and elected to field first. It was given a target of 77-9 in the allotted 20 overs.
KATHMANDU, Jan 26: Despite his disability, fifty-year-old Bel Gurung of Khumaltar, Lalitpur was never a burden to his family members as he never troubled them seeking favors. He was self-reliant and did his works himself. But the ongoing road widening drive of the government has thrown his normal life out of gear.