China prepares for an aging society

The Chinese government seems all set to build an elder-friendly society given the rising number of senior citizens in the country.

Ten ministerial-level departments, including the ministries of civil affairs and education, Monday jointly released a circular calling for the country to prepare for an aging society, Xinhua reported.

Actor Abhay Deol supports youth initiative to change Indian society

Bollywood actor Abhay Deol has said that he wholeheartedly supports efforts by youngsters to initiate change in society.

India`s caste system needs to be destroyed: Meira Kumar

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar said the caste system in India has cuased "unimaginable harm" to the society and needs to be destroyed completely.

Welfare of women imperative for development of society: Omar

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday emphasised the importance of welfare of women saying without it, the development in the society would be lopsided.

Why only blame government when people too are responsible?

As Indians we care about the immediate and not the important. All our focus is on resolving the immediate crisis facing us.

Violence in primitive human society not driven by war

Violence in early human communities was driven by personal conflicts and not from large-scale battles, researchers have suggested.

Tension, intolerance in society new challenge for cops: Jayalalithaa

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jaylalithaa on Wednesday said modern India has a perceptible telescoping tension and intolerance, threatening society and making it more confrontationist.

Rolling Stones wrecked British society, says Joan Collins

Joan Collins has hit out at the band Rolling Stones for wrecking British society.

India to create knowledge based society: Pranab

President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said India is aiming at creating a knowledge-based society by providing skill development training and opportunities to its youth.

Delhi gang-rape: Ansari seeks corrective measures in laws

Vice President Hamid Ansari said one must remember that full respect for human rights of all and on all occasions are prerequisites of a modern, progressive, society.

Karva Chauth - a fast catching trend

Karva Chauth today has evolved into a modern-day festival with all the trappings of a consumerist culture.

Ours is a sexually repressed society: Randeep Hooda

Actor Randeep Hooda`s forthcoming movie `Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster` has some steamy scenes and the actor says such bold portrayals are acceptable among viewers who are trying to open up.

Norway did not see far-right as `serious threat`

Norwegian intelligence did not
consider the far-right as a serious threat to society and
instead primarily feared an attack by Islamist extremists,
according to an official report published this year.

67% Pakistanis want Islamisation of society

Majority of Pakistanis have lost faith in the existing system, findings of a survey suggest.

Administrator of society can`t implement major decisions: HC

Bombay High Court has held that a
person appointed to look after the daily affairs of a
cooperative housing society cannot implement major decisions,
until a regular general body comes into existence and
considers the matter.

NCW seeking report on ‘sisters’ feels society should be alert

The National Commission for Women said it is seeking a report from Noida administration on
the two sisters confining themselves in their apartment for
over six months.

Women must get their share: Hamid Ansari

Society cannot progress unless
we give women their share as they comprise fifty per cent of the population, Vice-President Hamid Ansari said.

KPs inalienable part of Kashmiri society: JKLF

Describing migrant Pandits as
an important and inalienable part of the Kashmiri society, the
Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front said it would hold a
conference here next month to encourage them to return to the
Valley.

Judges should not lecture the society: CJI Kapadia

Chief Justice of India, S H
Kapadia, on Saturday said judges must not "give lectures" to the
society while doing their job and should not "judge the
wisdom of legislature".

Power and corruption ‘maintain cooperation in society’

Power and corruption may play a role in maintaining overall societal cooperation, says a new study.