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China faces daunting elderly care challenge

March 26th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 26 (IANS) Tens of millions of Chinese families are struggling to take care of their elderly relatives, according to a recent report in Health News, a newspaper affiliated ... Read more...

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Jat leaders protest against government stand on Khap traditions

July 27th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): Elderly members of the Khap launched a mass agitation here on Monday against the central government's decision to enact a law to ban their council's community-related norms ... Read more...

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Ryanair fined millions for lack of aid to stranded passengers

May 16th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 16 (DPA) Budget airline Ryanair has been hit with a 3-million-euro ($3.7-million) fine for failing to render sufficient aid to passengers stranded in April when a cloud of volcanic ash ... Read more...

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‘Despicable’ woman preys on elderly men, cons them out of cash

March 27th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 27 (ANI): An Australian woman, who has been dubbed as 'despicable', is said to be preying upon elderly men by making sexual advances towards them before relieving them of their ... Read more...

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Abandoned by children, inmates of an old-age perform ‘Shraadh’ in Bhopal

September 10th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
By Ram Chand SahuBhopal, Sep.10 (ANI): Abandoned by their own children, many elderly people at an old-age home in Bhopal, performed 'Shraadh' for themselves during the ongoing 'Pitrapaksha'.As per Hindu tradition, ... Read more...

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Special retirement package for Goa officials with differently abled children

July 25th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 25 (IANS) The Goa government has come out with a special voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) for government employees who have differently abled children. The scheme, which was unveiled by ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kashmiri kids to meet the President during educational tour

August 4th, 2008 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez Butt Srinagar, Aug.4 (ANI): Over 20 children from the tribal community of Bakarwal Gujjars will soon meet President Pratibha Devisingh Patil at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in the national capital as ... Read more...

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