Mummified body of Italian pensioner found in his flat

 Bailiffs on Tuesday discovered the mummified body of a pensioner -- who they believe died in 2008 -- when they entered his apartment in Italy`s northwestern port city of Genoa.

Madras HC lambasts officials for not settling arrears to pensioner

Lambasting officials of the Public Health and Preventive Medicine for not settling arrears to a retired employee for a long time, Madras High Court today directed that statutory interest be paid for the amount and also sought to know how these persons would feel if they are in that position after retirement when they need pension.

Pensioner given USD 16mn Picasso 'for act of kindness'

Italian police are trying to establish the true owner of a Picasso painting worth 15 million euros (USD 16 million) after confiscating it from a pensioner who says he was given it for free.

Govt dedicated to poor, says PM Modi in Varanasi

Now that the BJP is at the Centre, all the pensioners who were getting mere Rs 300-500 monthly pension will now be getting nothing less than Rs 1000, said PM Narendra Modi in Varanasi on Friday.

Govt changes norm for widows to get pension

The government has done away with the requirement for widows to present themselves before two gazetted officers to "verify" their status for getting family pension in certain cases.

Family pension to children of disabled Rajasthan govt employee

Son, daughter of a Rajasthan govt employee, pensioner suffering from mental or physical disorder will get family pension even after attaining 25 yrs.

Pensioners join protests sweeping Israel

Protest movement poses a growing
challenge to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu`s government.