Senior Citizens
India  /  Published 02.08.22

HC concern for seniors

The Delhi High Court has held that proceedings under the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007 are aimed at ensuring that senior citizens can enjoy their twilight years in p...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 23.07.22

Cop safety tips for students

Siliguri metropolitan police have launched an awareness drive for students to apprise them of traffic safety, evils of drug abuse, cyber crime and women’s rights.In a regular manner, senior poli...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

News  /  Published 20.06.22

Auto driver held for robbing elderly outside banks

An autorickshaw driver has been arrested for allegedly robbing elderly people after they would step out of banks. According to police, auto driver Susobhan Dasgupta has robbed at least 10 persons sin...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Belghoria

World  /  Published 11.06.22

Indian national held for scam in US

Federal law enforcement officials have arrested an Indian national in Virginia on charges of participating in an alleged nationwide scam targeting senior citizens. Anirudha Kalkote, 24, was produced ...
By Lalit K Jha in Washington

News  /  Published 30.05.22

Doctors stress need to spot dementia at early stage

Lack of understanding or awareness about dementia is widespread in society, even among those with access to information, leading to failure in recognising the pre-dementia stage, said doctors and thos...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata


India  /  Published 17.05.22

Rail cost to senior citizens

The railways have generated additional revenues of over Rs 1,500 crore from senior citizen travellers in two years since March 2020 by suspending ticket concession following the onset of the pandemic,...
By PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 22.04.22

Covid vaccine camp in Salt Lake FE Block on Saturday

Senior citizens and students of FE Block will get to take their Covid vaccine booster dose free of cost in their neighbourhood on Saturday. The block residents’ association has organised a vacci...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 08.04.22

Park for workout & play comes up at New Town’s Action Area II

A park has opened in New Town’s Action Area II that offers swings and slides for children, fields and multi-gym equipment for youths and walkways for the elderly. Named Activity Park, the plot ...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 06.04.22

Kolkata police advise people to talk less with telecallers to shield online fraud

The Telegraph reported on Monday how a retired person who spoke for around four hours over the phone — first from his phone and then from his wife’s so he could simultaneously carry out on...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

Science Tech  /  Published 14.03.22

iPhone SE: The perfect phone for the elderly

When we buy phones for our elderly parents or grandparents, many of us think of cheap and tame feature phones that would enable them to contact people or speak to them when necessary. Let’s take...
By Surit Doss


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