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Elder line The pan-India toll-free helpline for the elderly VPNElder line The pan-India toll-free helpline for the elderly VPN

'Elder line': The pan-India toll-free helpline for the elderly

The scope of the information provided could range from pension to legal issues, emotional support and intervention on the field in cases of abuse, and rescue the homeless elderly.

Lifestyle Sep 28, 2021, 5:56 PM IST

Door-to-door vaccination could have saved many lives: Bombay HC-dnmDoor-to-door vaccination could have saved many lives: Bombay HC-dnm

Door-to-door vaccination could have saved many lives: Bombay HC

 A division bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justice GS Kulkarni asked the Centre why not pro- actively start this programme when the lives of senior citizens, who are unable to go to vaccination centres to get inoculated, are concerned.
 

Top Stories May 12, 2021, 6:07 PM IST

Two senior citizens die after receiving COVID-19 vaccine in North Bengal-dbrTwo senior citizens die after receiving COVID-19 vaccine in North Bengal-dbr

Two senior citizens die after receiving COVID-19 vaccine in North Bengal

Two elderly people died of heart attacks after taking the COVID vaccine in North Bengal. The deceased have been identified as 75-year-old Parul Dutta from Darjeeling district and 65-year-old Krishna Dutta from Dhupguri.
 

India News Mar 12, 2021, 2:09 PM IST

PM Modi's mother Heeraben administered first dose of COVID-19 vaccine-dnmPM Modi's mother Heeraben administered first dose of COVID-19 vaccine-dnm

PM Modi’s mother Heeraben administered first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

The PM’s mother has received the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine under the second phase of the vaccination drive which was expanded on March 1 to include senior citizens (aged 60 and above) and those above the age of 45 with specified co-morbidities.
 

Top Stories Mar 11, 2021, 3:18 PM IST

Indias COVID-19 cases surpass 1.11 crore, vaccination for senior citizens, 45+ with comorbidities begins-dnmIndias COVID-19 cases surpass 1.11 crore, vaccination for senior citizens, 45+ with comorbidities begins-dnm

India's COVID-19 cases surpass 1.11 crore, vaccination for senior citizens, 45+ with comorbidities begins

 Over 15,000 cases have been reported in India over the last 24 hours. The registration for Covid-19 vaccination for senior citizens and people aged 45 and above with comorbidities has begun today.

Top Stories Mar 1, 2021, 12:35 PM IST

Free bus pass for elders in Chennai from today-dnmFree bus pass for elders in Chennai from today-dnm

Free bus pass for elders in Chennai from today

People above the age of 60 years are eligible for free travel on MTC buses 10 times a month under a scheme introduced in February 2016.

Top Stories Feb 15, 2021, 11:47 AM IST

Budget 2021: Huge relief for senior citizens, FM Nirmala Sitharaman announces reforms in taxation-dnmBudget 2021: Huge relief for senior citizens, FM Nirmala Sitharaman announces reforms in taxation-dnm

Budget 2021: Huge relief for senior citizens, FM Nirmala Sitharaman announces reforms in taxation

ITR filing has been made easy for taxpayers as details of capital gains, income from list securities, dividend income, income from interest on bank deposits will all come pre-filled in the ITR form.

Business Feb 1, 2021, 2:12 PM IST

Union Budget 2021 medical relief for senior citizens covid-19 - ycbUnion Budget 2021 medical relief for senior citizens covid-19 - ycb

Union Budget 2021: 'Save senior citizens from high hospital costs'

Amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Tax expert N Nithyananda expects that Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to give better medical expense claim for senior citizens as hospital charges arising out of the Covid-19 treatment remain very high. 

He expects the Union Budget 2020 to give good interest rates to senior citizens. 

He also expects the government to levy cess from higher income groups while not overburdening this section. 

Business Jan 24, 2021, 12:16 PM IST

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Britain ready to roll out Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine this week

Britain will start administrating the first doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine on Tuesday with the National Health Service giving top priority to frontline workers, care home staff and residents and those above the age of 80.

World News Dec 6, 2020, 7:50 AM IST

Kolkata Metro to increase daily frequency trains from October 19-dbrKolkata Metro to increase daily frequency trains from October 19-dbr

Kolkata Metro to increase daily frequency trains from October 19

Kolkata Metro Railway has decided to increase the daily frequency of trains and extend the last train timing to cater to maximum people from today (October 19). The total number of daily trains has been increased from 146 to 152. The metro authorities relaxed its norms for senior citizens, allowing them to board trains without an e-pass during non-peak hours, provided they furnish identity proof at the gates.

India Oct 19, 2020, 12:37 PM IST

Karnataka government issues guidelines for festive season to curb spread of COVID-19 -ymnKarnataka government issues guidelines for festive season to curb spread of COVID-19 -ymn

Karnataka government issues guidelines for festive season to curb spread of COVID-19

Ahead of the festive season, the Karnataka government on Tuesday has issued guidelines in the form of standard operating procedures to contain spread of COVID-19. Senior citizens above 65 years of age, people with comorbidities, pregnant women and children less than 10 years are advised to stay at home.

India Oct 7, 2020, 12:06 PM IST

Legendary singer SP Balasubrahmanyam laid to rest with full state honours; fans, industry bids teary adieu-dnmLegendary singer SP Balasubrahmanyam laid to rest with full state honours; fans, industry bids teary adieu-dnm

Legendary singer SP Balasubrahmanyam laid to rest with full state honours; fans, industry bid teary adieu

From youngsters to senior citizens, people lined up on sides of the highway towards Thiruvallur district at several spots including at the Red Hills junction to pay their last respects.

Entertainment Sep 26, 2020, 1:04 PM IST

World Senior Citizens Day Bollywood actor Anupam Kher encourages building sense of identity and self-worth-snjWorld Senior Citizens Day Bollywood actor Anupam Kher encourages building sense of identity and self-worth-snj

World Senior Citizens Day: Bollywood actor Anupam Kher encourages building sense of identity and self-worth

August 21 of every year is celebrated as World Senior Citizens Day. This day is celebrated to raise awareness about the issues that affect older adults and to recognise their contribution to society
 

Entertainment Aug 21, 2020, 7:44 PM IST

Prabhas fans donate medical kits to senior citizens in Andhra PradeshPrabhas fans donate medical kits to senior citizens in Andhra Pradesh

Prabhas’ fans donate medical kits to senior citizens in Andhra Pradesh

Taking inspiration from their favourite superstar, Prabhas' fans recently donated medical kits to older people

Entertainment Aug 7, 2020, 5:51 PM IST

Coronavirus Lockdown extended until further orders in ThiruvananthapuramCoronavirus Lockdown extended until further orders in Thiruvananthapuram

Coronavirus: Lockdown extended until further orders in Thiruvananthapuram

"All shops may remain open from 7 am to 7 pm after adhering to COVID-19 protocol. All shops shall keep a time slot from 4 pm -- 6 pm dedicated only to senior citizens," Thiruvananthapuram Corporation order stated
 

India Jul 29, 2020, 9:11 AM IST