Senior Citizens
Jharkhand  /  Published 29.07.20

93-year-old survives Covid

Even as the Covid-19 case count crosses 15 lakh in the country, stories of human triumph over the deadly virus are coming to the fore. Residents of steel city Bokaro are literally displaying nerves of...
By Our Correspondent in Bokaro

Calcutta  /  Published 10.07.20

Trees planted in names of senior citizens

Hidco chairman cum managing director Debashis Sen waters a sapling in CE Block in New Town as block secretary Alok Das looks on. Sixty trees were planted in the block on Saturday. Another 40 will be p...
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 04.06.20

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


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