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Senior Citizens
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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Culture  /  Published 27.02.22

Senior citizens’ suspicion of online payment

“Are you sure the bill has been paid?” Gautam Uncle wore a scowl as he watched me from a plastic chair on the verandah, paying his electricity bill with a few clicks on the computer. I cou...
By Paromita Sen

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.02.22

Bokaro: Relief for elderly

To create a conducive environment for elderly and for better health, involvement in various activities besides to ensure mental peace a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed today between ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Health  /  Published 09.02.22

Grow old but remain young at heart

Senior citizens have myriad complaints. I am tired, constipated, my body aches, I am forgetful, I am breathless, I can no longer lift anything, objects fall from my hands — are some of the refra...
By Dr Gita Mathai

People  /  Published 27.01.22

Mobile Pathshaala teaches senior citizens in Kolkata how to use WhatsApp, YouTube and Uber

Mobile Pathshaala has been invited for lecture demonstrations to members of Bengal Rowing Club, Calcutta Swimming Club, as well as ‘Pronam’, the initiative by Kolkata Police and The Bengal...
By Ramona Sen

Lifestyle  /  Published 20.01.22

Pronam, an ageless salute to our senior citizens

With many more such programmes planned for the coming days, Pronam is quite a shining example of how drive, diligence and dedication can prioritise the needs of those who tend to become an afterhtough...
By Priyam Marik


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