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BJP misleading nation with lies, says Congress


September 12th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) Under attack for alleged irregularities in coal block allocations, the Congress Wednesday charged the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with "misleading the nation with a bunch ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan ink visa pact to ease travel, trade (Second Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) India and Pakistan Saturday signed a key agreement that will ease the visa regime to promote greater trade, travel and people-to-people contacts between the two ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan ink visa pact (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) India and Pakistan Saturday signed an agreement that will ease the visa restrictions on people from both countries.The agreement was signed between Interior Minister Rehman Malik ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani elders to get visas on arrival (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Senior citizens, aged 65 and above, in India and Pakistan can now walk across the border between the two countries and need not go through the ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan ease visa norms for visitors


September 8th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) The new visa policy between India and Pakistan, to be signed Saturday, has eased restrictions on visitors from both the countries.There will be a single-entry visitor ... Read more...

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Be realistic, says daily on Krishna’s Pakistan trip


September 7th, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Issues between Pakistan and India that divide opinion will not be easy to solve, said a Pakistani daily as Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Delhi Police provide IDs to senior citizens


September 4th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Ram Vilas Gupta, 70, has symptoms of amnesia, which often trouble him when he is among the bustling crowds and maddening traffic in the capital.Now ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan MPs moot new CBMs; discuss Assam, SMSs (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Ahead of External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's visit to Islamabad, parliamentarians of India and Pakistan Friday recommended a clutch of radical confidence-building measures, including ... Read more...

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Agra doctor gives new hope to the hearing impaired


August 24th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 24 (IANS) A retired army doctor says he has perfected a simple and affordable technique to allow the hearing impaired to hear."I have developed a simple yet innovative ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Today August 21 is ‘Senior Citizens Day’


August 21st, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On every 21st August the United States of America celebrates old person in the society. This day is used to appreciate any older person who is ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

No plans to construct motorable road to Amarnath shrine: Kashmir


August 19th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 19 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has no plans to construct a motorable road to the Himalayan cave shrine of Amarnath, a minister said Sunday.Addressing a ... Read more...

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Crimes in Bangalore, Mangalore worrisome, says chief minister


August 15th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) Increasing crimes, including a spate of murders in Bangalore and an attack on a youth in Mangalore recently, forced Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar to admit ... Read more...

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Ramlila Maidan all set for Baba Ramdev’s agitation


August 7th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Closed circuit televisions (CCTVs), waterproof tents and round the clock food, water and medical facilities - preparations are in overdrive at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Salman says no to small town promotional tour


August 7th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan is playing safe - he has decided against travelling to smaller cities to promote his forthcoming film "Ek Tha Tiger" and he ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

UP Police chief, home secretary to review law and order


June 1st, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 1 (IANS) Rattled by the opposition attack for failing law and order in Uttar Pradesh, Director General of Police (DGP) A.C. Sharma and Principal Home Secretary R.M. Srivastava ... Read more...

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Ajman’s elderly to get training on entrepreneurship


May 30th, 2012 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 29 (IANS/WAM) Retired citizens in Ajman will be given training on planning and management of small enterprises at a workshop to be held Thursday.Being organised by the Ministry ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India disappointed as visa accord with Pakistan put off


May 25th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) India has aired its disappointment that the much-waited liberalised visa regime agreement could not be signed in Islamabad as the Pakistani officials were yet ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

136 elite athletes for world 10K Run


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 23 (IANS) The TCS World 10K Run, to be held here Sunday, has attracted as many as 21,060 entries, including 89 elite male and 47 elite female runners ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India, Pakistan set to sign liberal visa pact


May 23rd, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The home secretaries of India and Pakistan will Thursday begin two-day talks in Islamabad when they are expected to sign a liberalized visa regime and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Delhi shelter homes to be all-weather ones


May 20th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Shelter homes in Delhi are being upgraded to make them all-weather homes so as provide a roof to the homeless during winter, summer and rains.Work ... Read more...

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Most senior citizens in Delhi NCR have bone ailments: Study


May 10th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) As many as 85 percent of senior citizens in the national capital region (NCR) have bone and joint ailments, restricting their mobility, a study released ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Indian-Americans caught in $450 mn Medicare fraud


May 3rd, 2012 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Several Indian-Americans are among 107 people charged in Medicare fraud schemes involving $450 million in false billings uncovered in an operation across seven cities in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kiran Bedi supports new crime show (With Images)


April 24th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Crime shows like "CID" and "Crime Patrol" have caught the fancy of the audience for years, and the latest to join the list is "Savdhan ... Read more...

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‘Parliament should award death penalty for crimes against elderly’


April 12th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday urged parliament to award capital punishment in cases where a senior citizen is the victim.Additional Sessions Judge Narinder Kumar said: "This ... Read more...

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MCD elections: BJP, Congress promise development


April 8th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) The fight for Delhi Municipal Corporation has intensified with the two major political parties, Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) releasing their election manifestos ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Citizen’s charter among Congress promises for MCD polls


April 7th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The Congress promised to extend the citizen's charter "for bringing time-bound results and accountability in the corporation" as its top-most promise in the party's ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Elders suffering in Beijing nursing home crisis


March 26th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 26 (IANS) With Beijing's ageing population compelled to wait for years together for a bed in welfare houses, the capital city is presently confronted with a nursing home ... Read more...

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Income tax exemption limit raised to Rs.2 lakh (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Giving some relief to individual taxpayers, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday proposed to raise the income tax exemption limit to Rs.2 lakh from Rs.1.8 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New schemes in the offing for livelihood security (Factfile)


March 12th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Factfile on new schemes in the offing to ensure livelihood security as enunciated by President Pratibha Patil during her joint address to parliament on ... Read more...

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Corruption-scarred BJP government starts bribe-free services (Karnataka Newsletter)


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 3 (IANS) Corruption at the political level may never end in Karnataka where the scale of alleged graft in the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has numbed ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tying the knot after 20 years of ‘living in’


February 27th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 27 (IANS) After a two-decade "live in" relationship, two senior citizens in Madhya Pradesh's Chattarpur district finally got married last weekNatthu Saudagar, 78, and Meera Vishwakarma, 60, got ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Elders recall partition through play


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) It was an emotional experience for hundreds of senior citizens of the city as they witnessed a musical play on the Partition of India and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Elderly woman murdered


February 12th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Agra Feb 12 (IANS) A 72-year-old woman who lived alone was found murdered in Jaipur House area here late Saturday evening, an official said. Heera Devi, widow of an ex-deputy ... Read more...

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Nagpur man aims to unite lonely elders (With images)


February 6th, 2012 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Feb 6 (IANS) Advocating the need for companionship in the autumn of life, a Nagpur octogenarian has taken up the task of mooting live-in relationships for senior citizens who ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Mumbai Marathon: Kenya’s Moiben, Ethiopia’s Abeyo win (Lead)


January 15th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Kenya's Laban Moiben Sunday bagged the winner's title in the 42 km men's category at the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2012 while Ethiopia's Netsanet Abeyo ... Read more...

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