Senior Citizens
Calcutta  /  Published 10.07.20

Trees planted in names of senior citizens

“Senior citizens have time in hand as well as maturity to judge the well-being of trees. We tell them to look after the tree they are adopting like their child. We plan to celebrate the birthday...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.07.20

A helping hello for senior citizens

Brij Mohan Pandey, 75, was surprised to receive a telephone call from an unknown number inquiring about his well-being. He was informed about measures to prevent coronavirus and asked if he needed an...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 11.06.20

99-year-old’s Covid-relief gift

By Brinda Sarkar in

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.06.20

State digest

A boy was arrested hours after police recovered dead bodies of a mother-daughter duo with stab injuries from their residence near Barnawal Dharamshala in Deoghar on Thursday morning.Neighbours and loc...
By Our Bureau in

India  /  Published 05.06.20

2-hour slot for senior citizens in parks

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has reopened public parks in the Odisha capital and reserved a two-hour slot in the morning exclusively for senior citizens.People aged 60 and above will be...
By PTI in Bhubaneswar

Business  /  Published 21.05.20

ICICI Bank FD for seniors

Private lender ICICI Bank on Thursday announced a special fixed deposit (FD) product for senior citizens offering a higher interest rate of 80 basis points.Banks generally give an additional interest ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 07.05.20

SBI launches special FD scheme for senior citizens

The country's largest lender State Bank of India on Thursday slashed benchmark lending rate by 0.15 basis points and introduced special deposit scheme for senior citizens with higher interest rate.To ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 06.05.20

When parents don’t listen

I went hoarse shouting at my mother last week. “You really got into your building elevator with someone else?” She blamed the other person for standing in the middle of the elevator; I blamed her ...
By Julie Fingersh/NYTNS in

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.05.20

OPD-related services for senior citizens launched in Jharkhand

A telehealth consultation service in the form of an app, docOPD, was launched on Tuesday for Jharkhand under the Centre’s Make in India campaign to encourage innovation and enterprise.The service, w...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 05.05.20

Help in twilight years during coronavirus lockdown

Under the Surakshit Senior Citizens’ Abhiyaan, the Hailakandi district administration in association with Piramal Foundation has reached out to the senior citizens during the lockdown. Programme man...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi


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