Old Age

  • Video Volunteers report exposes non payment of old age pension in UP 12-01-2014 06:29 PM

    This video sent to us by our partners video volunteers exposes how many elderly are being deprived of the benefits of the old age pension scheme started by the government in Uttar Pradesh. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show 12-01-2014 05:17 PM

    This week, stories that expose injustice and inefficiency across the country. A woman fights for justice, a villager in Madhya Pradesh is using his mobile phone to save the environment around his village, Video Volunteers report in how elderly in UP are deprived of their old age benefits, your pictures...
  • 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. ...
  • 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...
  • Modi lauds Sadhvi Ritambhara for 'Vatsalyagram' project 21-05-2013 01:38 AM

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hailed 'Vatsalyagram' project of VHP leader Sadhvi Ritambhara. "If one was to truly understand Sadhvi Ritambharaji and her work, one must also look at her role in building Vatsalyagram," Modi said. He was addressing a gathering on the occasion of the ground-breaking...
  • 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...

  • No one spares even the poor

    In Sync |  Trupti Rane
    Recently I got an opportunity to visit Chianttar and shoot a few corruption-related Citizen Journalist stories. Located around 45 km from Patna, Chianttar is a...

  • Old age home for gays comes up in Gujarat 24-09-2011 07:26 PM

    Vadodara: An old age home for gay men, perhaps the first such centre in Asia, has come up in neighbouring Narmada district of Gujarat. The old age home at Hanmenteshwar village, located on the banks of Narmada river, was inaugurated on Friday and named after late American writer Janet, who...
  • You don't get older, you get better - really! 29-08-2011 05:42 PM

    Tokyo: Jokes about creaky knees, thinning hair and spreading -- or vanishing -- waistlines have long been an inevitable, if unwelcome, part of watching the birthdays pile up. But it shouldn't be that way, argues Wendy Lustbader, who maintains that youth, with all its insecurities and confusion, is more of...
  • 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...
  • Now, a four-step plan for long life 03-08-2011 12:42 PM

    London: Want to know the secret to a long and healthy life? All you need to do is to follow a four-step plan: No smoking, regular exercise, not being overweight, and eating a Mediterranean-style diet daily, says a new study. Researchers claim following these simple steps could "substantially reduce" one's...
  • Pramod Mahajan's mother passes away 08-05-2011 09:13 PM

    Aurangabad: Prabhavati Venkatesh Mahajan, mother of late BJP leader Pramod Mahajan, passed away on Sunday at a private hospital here due to age-related illness. She was 82. Her husband, Venkatesh Mahajan, had predeceased her. Prabhavati, mother-in-law of senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde, was staying with Pramod's younger brother Prakash Mahajan....
  • Tips for girls: how to stay away from old men 31-03-2011 02:38 PM

    Beijing: Girl students in a south China province have been asked to attend a crash course on how to resist and avoid the clutches of older, richer men. The project in Guangdong province is aimed at telling girls in middle and elementary schools how to avoid older men and stand...
  • Turning 50 is key to a content life 21-01-2011 12:46 PM

    London: It seems that 50 is the golden age of happiness, for a new study has found that it's the key to 'content and comfortable' life. Researchers say many of those who have passed their half century are enjoying the best time of their lives - they have the peace...
  • Think young to stave off ailments of old age 31-12-2010 01:53 PM

    London: Those who think and dress in a youthful manner are healthier than those who act their age, researchers at Harvard have claimed. Mind over matter, it seems, can improve everything from blood pressure to arthritis and eyesight. Even the development of heart disease and cancer may, atleast to a...
  • CJ show: Vishranti old age home for abandoned 25-01-2010 01:09 PM

    Women, who don't have any family are staying together as a family in Vishranti. ...
  • Zindagi Live: Life at 60, retired but not tired 26-10-2009 02:39 AM

    In this episode of Zindagi Live, here are some lessons for life. ...
  • Age-old advice: You can't be 16 forever 21-11-2008 09:32 AM

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  • 40 pc of elderly in India suffer from some form of abuse: Report 16-06-2008 01:51 AM

    Sourav Ganguly hails him as the best fast bowler in India at the moment while Allan Donald sees a lot of himself in Ashok Dinda. The Bengal pacer, who was the second-highest wicket-taker in the previous Ranji Trophy season and did well in IPL 5, has been a part of...
  • Living longer is hazardous to the taxpayer 05-02-2008 10:24 AM

    Mumbai: The Eden Gardens in Kolkata that lost out on the India-England game during the World Cup because of construction delays will host the two teams for a one-day international when England tour India later this year, the BCCI announced on Saturday. The Programme and Fixtures Committee met here to...
  • Chennai octogenarian runs women's old-age home 27-01-2008 12:24 AM

    Experts analyse Chennai's win over Kochi as MS Dhoni's side remains unbeaten at home in IPL-4. ...
  • Celebrating the New Year with the old 31-12-2007 04:53 PM

    Nagpur: An infuriated Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday blasted his batsmen for "playing to the gallery rather than for the country" after the home side's three-wicket defeat at the hands of South Africa in a World Cup Group B encounter here. India suffered a stunning batting collapse as...