Senior Citizens

  • Senior citizens come out in large numbers to cast vote in New Delhi 10-04-2014 01:37 PM

    Voters across all age groups and professions are coming out in a large number to cast their votes at polling booths of prestigious New Delhi constituency. In the expanding queues at polling stations, senior citizens, judges and bureaucrats were seen waiting for their turn to vote. 80-year-old Balbir Singh, who...
  • Physically-challenged, senior citizens have a tough time at polling booths 10-04-2014 12:35 PM

    New Delhi: The Election Commission had directed polling officers to make sure that special arrangement were made for the physically-challenged voters; but not much seemed to have changed. Here is a report by Himanshu Mehta of CNN-IBN. Despite news reports attributed to the Election Commission that special arrangements are in...
  • Senior Citizen Awards: The unstoppables 15-12-2013 04:11 PM

    Honouring and felicitating 12 inspiring ageless achievers whose work changed the lives of people around them. For them age is just a number and are equal partners in India's growth ...
  • Watch: CNN-IBN honours senior citizens for extraordinary work 03-12-2013 09:59 AM

    A CNN-IBN special campaign honoured senior citizens for defying their age and doing extraordinary work. Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan was present at the even to award them on Monday night in Mumbai. ...
  • Senior citizen awards: Honouring those who pioneered social service 02-12-2013 12:57 PM

    On this week's Senior citizen awards, we honour noted social activist from Odisha Tulasi Munda. She has taken education to tribal children and helped in the upliftment of the socially backward society. ...
  • Senior Citizen Awards: Tribute to India's ageless achievers 24-11-2013 10:00 PM

    It's time to thank and honour the India's ageless achievers. On this show, we share the stories of those who made a difference in our society. ...
  • Senior citizen awards: Honouring those who made a difference 16-11-2013 03:58 PM

    On this show, we share the stories of those who made a difference in our society and honour their role in our lives. ...
  • No telecast of Sachin match on DD, Prasar Bharati asks amendments in rules 15-11-2013 10:02 PM

    With Doordarshan missing out the telecast of cricket great Sachin Tendulkar's last two tests due to present rules of coverage, Prasar Bharati has written to the Information and Broadcasting Ministry seeking immediate amendment of these for the benefit of fans. In a communication to the ministry, Prasar Bharati has sought...
  • Senior Citizen Awards: Honouring India's ageless achievers 09-11-2013 08:30 PM

    It's our tribute to those who have expectations from young generation. It's time to thank and honour the India's ageless achievers. ...
  • Delhi: 135 old-age home inmates evicted, one dies 03-10-2013 02:22 PM

    New Delhi: In a shocking incident, a 55-year-old-age home inmate Sher Singh allegedly died on Wednesday night after he along with 134 others was evicted from an old-age home in Vasant Kunj area of Delhi. Sources say all the 135 senior citizens were shifted to Sevasandan NGO in Narela on...
  • FTP: World Senior Citizens Day Special - does our society ignore senior citizens? 01-10-2013 11:35 PM

    On World Senior Citizens Day, we discuss the issues that confront the senior citizens like healthcare, loneliness and how they can continue to contribute towards the society. We are also discuss whether they are being neglected in the society. ...
  • Pranab Mukherjee calls for renewed commitment to welfare of elderly 01-10-2013 05:28 PM

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said economic growth and modernisation have created a situation where the elderly are being deprived of respect, love and care and called upon people to renew the commitment to their welfare. "With the advancement of medical care and health services, rising life expectancy...
  • India Positive: Stories of good work and pride 10-08-2013 06:56 PM

    At a time when more than 3,000 patients die every year for want of organ donors, a family in Delhi has saved 35 lives by pledging its son's organs. The Junejas who lost their only son Anmol in an accident, have saved 35 lives so far by harvesting their son's...
  • Bangalore: Computer classes for senior citizens at an MBA institute 07-08-2013 09:56 AM

    Bangalore: An MBA college in Bangalore has changed the lives of many senior citizens. The RV management institute is helping grandparents connect with their loved ones. 65-year-old Guruprasad, a pensioner in south Bangalore, takes great pride in his new-found ability to send pictures to his granddaughter in the United States....
  • India lifts hold on visa-on-arrival for Pak senior citizens 05-04-2013 07:02 PM

    New Delhi: The visa-on-arrival facility for senior citizens of Pakistan, which was put on hold by India following heightened tensions along the Line of Control (LoC), has been restarted from March 31. The facility was put on hold hours before its operationalisation on January 15 after an Indian soldier was...
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  • Mumbai: 16 per cent rise in rape cases 09-12-2012 11:46 PM

    In Powai, a 61-year-old woman was allegedly raped and robbed inside her residence. The police have nabbed the accused. ...
  • FTN: International day of older persons: Are the elderly being abused by their own children?

    On the International day of older persons, tonight at 10, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discusses with a panel of experts whether the senior citizens...
  • Anasuya's dream rhapsody

    Post Mortem |  Brijesh Kalappa
    It was the day of her superannuation and Anasuya was quite thrilled. Everyone at the bank spoke to her in endearing terms and asked after...

  • FTN: Demand for universal pension scheme: Are senior citizens the most neglected community today?

    Demand for universal pension scheme, tonight at 10 pm CNN-IBN's Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discusses with a panel of experts, are senior citizens the most...
  • Japan "computer grannies" grip internet lifeline 25-08-2011 12:56 PM

    Tokyo: Fifteen years ago, a growing sense of isolation due to old age prompted Kayoko Okawa, then 66, to knock on the door of a local volunteer centre and timidly ask if it was possible for someone her age to start an online community for seniors. The energetic 81-year-old is...
  • Senior citizens' wishlist to Pranabda with love 14-02-2011 11:06 AM

    On Valetine's day, a senior citizen couple writes a love letter to Pranab Mukherjee. ...
  • 'I will provide tax relief to senior citizens' 08-02-2011 10:48 AM

    A senior citizen explains things she would do for 2011 budget if she were to step into Pranab Mukherjee's shoes. ...
  • Zindagi Live: People abandoned by their own kin 31-01-2011 05:04 PM

    Many senior citizens of the country feel left-out and distressed after being deserted by their own families. ...