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Senior citizens with taxable income up to Rs 5 lakh can seek TDS exemption on bank interest

Earlier, the limit for seeking Tax Deducted at Source (TDS) exemption was Rs 2.5 lakh.

May 24, 2019, 13:03 PM IST

Lok Sabha election 2019: These senior citizens will too participate in voting

These senior citizens are as enthusiastic as first-time voters in Lok Sabha elections. Watch this video to know more.

May 11, 2019, 13:38 PM IST

Sunny Leone meets special kids, creates awareness about aqua therapy—See pics

Sunny was there to create awareness about the benefits of aquatic therapy for kids with special needs and senior citizens.

Mar 12, 2019, 12:26 PM IST

Morning Breaking: Pune police starts 'Bharosa Cell' to help senior citizens, women and children

Pune police have started 'Bharosa Cell' to help senior citizens, women, and children. Watch this video to know more.

Jan 10, 2019, 10:34 AM IST

Railways to soon increase quota of lower berths for senior citizens, female passengers

As of now, the quota of lower berths per coach is earmarked at six in sleeper class, three each in 2AC and 3AC in normal trains. For Rajdhani, Duronto and fully AC Express trains the quota is four for 3AC and 3 for 3AC per coach.

Dec 29, 2018, 17:21 PM IST

Maharashtra cops told to develop emergency alert system for senior citizens

The state Home department issued an advisory to this effect Monday asking the police to implement a comprehensive policy for senior citizens.

Sep 13, 2018, 15:22 PM IST

Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana: Cabinet approves doubling of investment limit for senior citizens from Rs 7.5 lakh to Rs 15 lakh

The PMVVY is being implemented through Life Insurance Corporation of India.

May 02, 2018, 15:58 PM IST

Nature's call to the elderly: Spending time in green, woody areas beneficial, says study!

The study was published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.

Apr 11, 2017, 19:14 PM IST

Government to launch 'Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojna' for senior citizens

Senior citizens, living below the poverty line, will now get for free assistive devices like hearing aids and wheelchairs under the government's Rs 477 crore scheme which is set to be rolled out next week.

Mar 19, 2017, 16:11 PM IST

BPL category senior citizens to get wheel-chairs, hearing aids

The Union government has proposed to come out with a scheme to give assistive devices such as tripod walking sticks, wheel-chairs and hearing aids, to the elderly living below poverty line (BPL) from the coming financial year, a senior official said on Thursday.

Feb 23, 2017, 14:19 PM IST

Banks to exchange old Rs 500/1,000 notes only of their respective customers today; senior citizens exempted

Even as millions across the country throng banks to exchange old notes following the demonetisation of high-end currency, banks will not exchange the decommissioned notes for non-bank customers on Saturday.

Nov 18, 2016, 20:25 PM IST

Crime capital? 'Delhi most unsafe city for senior citizens'

Delhi has been categorised for the second consecutive year as the most unsafe city for senior citizens in 2015, the latest data from "Crime in India" report released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) said.

Sep 04, 2016, 14:29 PM IST

Age no bar for senior citizens to tie the knot

While the majority of senior citizens belonging to the middle class are financially sound or self-sufficient, it is loneliness or lack of company that makes them marry again even from other communities, cutting across social barriers of caste and creed.

Jun 20, 2016, 19:03 PM IST

Facebook getting more popular among oldies

Since its launch in 2004, the landscape of Facebook is constantly changing and now, a recent study suggests that the social networking site might have just got old as more seniors are logging in.

Apr 13, 2016, 13:29 PM IST

Good news for senior citizens! 50% more rail berths from today

Senior citizens will now have about 90 reserved berths for them in a train as the Railways has enhanced the reservation quota by 50 percent for the elders.

Apr 01, 2016, 09:16 AM IST

Railways brings cheer to senior citizens, reservation quota in train enhanced by 50%

With the increase in the number of reserved berths for senior citizens, there will be now 80 to 90 berths available for senior citizens.


Mar 23, 2016, 19:39 PM IST

Bollywood teams up to support senior citizens

Tangerine, a designer brand for home solutions, has got on board a string of Bollywood celebrities to autograph on its bedroom makeover accessories as a corporate-social-responsibility initiative.

Mar 21, 2016, 14:22 PM IST

Union Budget 2016: What's in store for healthcare?

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday announced that the government will provide health insurance of up to Rs1 lakh per family.

Feb 29, 2016, 13:20 PM IST

Why your grandfather hates self-reliant robots at home

Seniors do not mind having robots as companions but they worry about the potential loss of control over social order to robots.

Feb 02, 2016, 23:51 PM IST

Maharashtra to lower the age of 'senior citizens' to 60 years

The Maharashtra Government on Tuesday agreed to lower the age of attaining senior citizenship from 65 years to 60 years in order to bring it on par with the central government.

Dec 15, 2015, 17:12 PM IST