Seniors

  • Indian grapplers bag two medals in Asian Wrestling Championship 24-04-2014 08:46 PM

    New Delhi: India pocketed one silver and one bronze through Bajrang and Satywart Kadian in their respective men's freestyle categories on the second day of the Senior Asian Wrestling Championship in Astana, Kazakhstan on Thursday. Bajrang won a silver in 61kg freestyle, while Kadian settled for a bronze in the...
  • Pooja Dhanda bags bronze at Senior Asian Wrestling Championship 23-04-2014 09:28 PM

    India's woman grappler Pooja Dhanda bagged the bronze medal in the 58kg freestyle category on an otherwise disappointing day for the Indians at the Senior Asian Wrestling Championship in Astana, Kazakhstan on Wednesday. Pooja defeated Lilya Shakirova of Uzbekistan by 11-0 to earn a third-place finish. However, Rajneesh Kumar and...
  • Chitra Magimairaj wins World Women's Senior snooker title on historic debut 22-04-2014 07:06 PM

    Leeds: Overcoming her early exit in the World Snooker Championships in the WLBSA event, Chitra Magimairaj showed tremendous grit and determination to pocket the Senior snooker title in her first appearance on Tuesday. The Bangalore cueist won all her four matches without dropping a single set against accomplished snooker players...
  • Wrestlers leave for Astana sans Sushil, Yogeshwar 18-04-2014 02:08 PM

    New Delhi: Olympic heroes Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar have decided to give it a miss for the second year running even as an upbeat Indian wrestling contingent gets set to leave for the Senior Asian Championship to be held in Astana, Kazakhstan from April 22 to 27. Two-time Olympic medallist...
  • Noida: Fresher stripped, beaten up by college seniors 18-04-2014 12:05 PM

    Noida: In an apparent case of ragging, a first year student in an animation institute in Noida was badly beaten up and stripped by his seniors. Police have registered a case against the three accused. The accused captured the whole incident which took place in the college hostel on camera...
  • 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...
  • JNU research student booked for raping his senior 18-03-2014 05:21 PM

    A 30-year-old research student of Jawaharlal Nehru University has accused her junior of raping her on the pretext of marriage. Rajeev Ranjan (26), a native of Bihar, has been booked for rape based on the complaint filed by the victim on Saturday. In her complaint, the victim, who hails from...
  • Rajasthan register first win in national hockey 09-03-2014 12:09 AM

    Rajasthan beat Gujarat 3-2 in a Group A clash to record their first win in the fourth Hockey India Senior Men National Championship 2014 being played at the Major Dhyan Chand Hockey Stadium in Lucknow on Saturday. Both teams gave a tough fight to each other in the first half...
  • Goa building collapse: Two senior government officials arrested 12-02-2014 04:39 PM

    Goa Crime Branch on Wednesday arrested two senior government officials in connection with the last month's building collapse that left more than 30 people dead. Additional District Collector (North) Dipak Desai and Deputy Collector (Bicholim) Pradip Naik were placed under arrest by the crime branch, which had been questioning them...
  • Ashwini Ponappa plays singles after 4 years, beats Chandana 04-02-2014 10:20 PM

    Bangalore: Ace Indian shuttler Ashwini Ponappa on Tuesday returned to the singles event after a gap of four years with a win over Siri Chandana to reach the second round of the 2014 Canara Bank All-India Senior Ranking Badminton Tournament, here. Ashwini beat the Andhra girl 15-8 15-6 in the...
  • Sharath Kamal accorded top rank in mens TT national 11-01-2014 07:42 AM

    Top-ranked paddler Achanta Sharath Kamal, who was at the sixth position in the seeding list at the Raipur nationals last year, was on Friday given the no 1 spot on the basis of world ranking points in the men's singles of 75th Senior National Table Tennis Championships in Patna. The...
  • Sindhu, Kashyap win in ATS Senior National Badminton Championship 20-12-2013 08:24 PM

    New Delhi: Top shuttlers PV Sindhu and Parupalli Kashyap cruised to the next round but it was qualifier Shriyanshi Pardeshi of Air India who hogged the limelight after stunning former women national champion Trupti Murgunde in straight games at the 78th ATS Senior National Badminton Championship on Friday. The 17-year-old...
  • 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. ...
  • Woman lawyer alleges sexual harassment by senior advocate 19-11-2013 08:24 AM

    New Delhi: A woman lawyer has alleged that she was sexually harassed by a senior advocate. The woman said that the advances from the man who is old enough to be her father were obsessive and sexual. She alleged that the senior advocate would call her at inappropriate times and...
  • 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...
  • Sawarn, Bajrang named in Indian squad for Asian Rowing Championships 19-09-2013 10:25 PM

    New Delhi: Sculler Sawarn Singh Virk will lead a 22-member Indian contingent for the 15th Senior Asian Rowing Championships at Luan, China from September 22 to 29. Bajrang Lal Takhar, who won the first individual rowing gold medal for India at the 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games, has also been named...
  • Freedom from Ageism: Age no Bar is a Myth in India 27-08-2013 02:48 PM

    Some years ago, I found myself scrambling for scholarships to pursue a master's degree. At the age of 26, I realised that I was not eligible for most of them. I was too old. I also learnt that 26 was also too old to take up studying for a bachelor's...
  • Ensure SC/ST representation at senior levels: Parliamentary Panel to Govt 22-08-2013 09:28 PM

    Observing that SC/ST officers were not represented in senior positions in Ministries and public sector firms due to existing policies, a Parliamentary panel on Thursday asked government to ensure that their adequate presence is ensured there. In a report on reservation and employment of SC/STs in Ordnance Factory Board, the...
  • Student beaten up by seniors at a government college, hospitalised 18-08-2013 04:50 AM

    A student was injured after he was allegedly beaten up by some of his seniors at a government college in Bhilwara for not following their instructions. The victim, Dhanraj (17), has been admitted to a government hospital, police said. Dhanraj told police that three of his seniors beat him up...
  • 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....