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Ranjona Banerji | Manoj, and the art of bonding professionally

Manoj was one of those people, one of the many we met in a short but harrowing journey from India to England this week

19 Sep 2021 2:26 AM

SBI cuts lending rate by 15 bps, senior citizens get a special deposit

An additional 30 basis points premium will be payable for senior citizen's retail term deposits with "5 Years & above" tenor only

07 May 2020 4:04 PM

Bring seniors back into policy discourse

The most conjoint disability among the aged persons is locomotor and visual disability.

24 Nov 2019 7:05 AM

ICICI Bank reviews fixed deposit rates; here are the latest FD rates

Senior citizens continue to get higher interest rates than the general public.

14 Aug 2019 3:27 PM

Health Minister inspects emergency facilities at Safdarjung hospital

The hospital will provide special geriatric OPD services for senior citizens from Sunday which will be inaugurated by Health Minister.

27 Jul 2019 1:21 PM


Odisha to help senior citizens ill-treated by their children

According to a report released recently, around 60 to 70 per cent of elderly residents in the country are victims of abuse.

17 Jun 2019 2:38 AM

Senior citizens with taxable income up to Rs 5 lakh can seek TDS exemption on bank interest

Earlier, the limit for seeking Tax Deducted at Source (TDS) exemption was Rs 2.5 lakh.

23 May 2019 6:11 PM

Talking about the last taboo: Death

An innovative project called ‘Departure Lounge’ in London, aims to help people come to terms with their mortality.

06 May 2019 6:15 PM

Senior citizens exercise their right to vote

Several elderly persons were escorted to the poll-ing booths by their family members.

30 Apr 2019 5:55 AM

Never too old to break the stereotypes

DJ Wika, an eighty-year-old DJ, parties every Monday night in the Polish capital.

29 Mar 2019 8:08 PM


Walking a leashed dog not advisable for senior citizens

Older adults at risk of injuries, factures for walking dogs: Study.

09 Mar 2019 8:47 PM

Here's how you can retire in style!

US man's Holiday Inn retirement plan goes viral.

27 Feb 2019 1:45 PM

Bajaj Finance Fixed Deposit (FD) offers 9.10 per cent return to senior citizens

This will serve as an essential corpus building time for investors, especially senior citizens.

22 Feb 2019 5:02 PM

Make emergency alert system for senior citizens: Maha govt to cops

Police have also been told to set in place a senior citizens' helpline in all districts and commissionerates.

13 Sep 2018 3:29 PM

Striving for autonomy and independence of the elderly: A human rights viewpoint

In turn, independence is the ability to perform actions of daily living and participate in society in accordance with one’s will.

31 Jul 2018 12:36 AM


PM: 42 lakh senior citizens gave up railway concessions

The PM also said that 42 lakh senior citizens had voluntarily given up their railway concession in past nine months.

30 Jun 2018 1:12 AM

Centre planning 6-months jail term for those abandoning elderly parents

The draft Act also proposes doing away with an upper limit of Rs 10,000 per month as maintenance amount, thus making it variable.

12 May 2018 4:19 PM

Age limit of senior citizen reduced from 65 to 60 yrs

Social justice minister Dilip Kamble made this announcement during a special discussion on the issue initiated by Shiv Sena MLC Neelam Gorhe.

29 Mar 2018 1:58 AM

Honouring old age: The elderly too have rights

Science and technology has ensured people live beyond a certain age and provide improved healthcare options to the elderly.

17 Dec 2017 11:06 PM

RBI directs to enable doorstep banking for senior citizens, differently-abled

Banks were also advised to provide a dedicated counter for senior citizens and people who are differently-abled.

10 Nov 2017 4:14 PM