Senior Citizens
Style  /  Published 23.09.20

Do not go gentle, do neon

An ad showing these days about  a newly engaged senior couple has the lady introducing her Bae to her family and her kids are more than excited and accepting. That looks as refreshing as the bran...
By Sanika Kakirde in

Calcutta  /  Published 15.09.20

Metro pass relief for senior citizens

Metro trains ferried a little over 27,000 people on the Noapara-Kavi Subhash (New Garia) route on Tuesday, a jump of 7,000 over the previous day when the carrier had resumed commercial service for all...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 11.08.20

Stop heart failure

The coronavirus pandemic has put senior citizens in a fix. They tend to ignore subtle signs of deterioration in their health. By the time the patient and family decide that medical treatment is needed...
By Dr Gita Mathai in

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

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

West Bengal  /  Published 21.10.19

Naihati senior citizens seek curbs on festival noise nuisance

Over 200 elderly residents of Naihati have submitted a petition requesting the administration to ban high-decibel audio systems and loud firecrackers during Kali Puja this weekend.The signatories, who...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Naihati

Opinion  /  Published 11.10.19

What Greta's Nobel nomination really means

Sir — Greta Thunberg had been tipped to win the Nobel Peace Prize. As much as I appreciate Thunberg’s efforts and laud her courage, I am forced to borrow her words in this scenario: “This is all...
By The Telegraph in

Calcutta  /  Published 11.06.20

99-year-old’s Covid-relief gift

By Brinda Sarkar in


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