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Govt Helpline For Elderly Receives 3.39 Lakh Calls Since May, Highest From UP

Oct 03, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

About 47.59 per cent of the genuine calls recorded were related to COVID-19 related support, vaccination information among others. Pension and abuse were also highly reported.

Benefits Of Yoga For Different Age Groups, Especially During Covid Times

Jun 20, 2021 Sabrina Merchant

Here is how yoga helps different age groups cope with their physical and mental problems


Watch: 76-Year-Old Woman Dies After Being Slapped By Son In Dwarka

Ranbir can be spotted slapping his mother following which she falls on the floor.

Elderly Couple Beaten To Death In Jharkhand For Protesting Liquor Consumption

Nov 16, 2020 PTI

The couple were beaten to death near Satpara Ghatta village on Sunday evening after a dispute over drinking in public


Tips On Healthy Eating For Seniors

Every calorie you consume must be packed with nutrition. Even then, your diet may fall short.

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01 September, 2019

73-Year-Old Doctor Beaten To Death By Tea Garden Workers After Colleague Dies In Hospital In Assam

PTI

The elderly doctor was allegedly attacked by a mob of tea garden workers following the death of one of their colleagues at the hospital where the doctor worked.


12 July, 2019

WATCH | RPF Jawan Saves Woman From Being Crushed Under Train In Ahmedabad

Outlook Web Bureau

In an attempt to board a running train, an elderly woman slips and comes under it.


08 July, 2019

87-Year-Old Cheering For Indian Cricket Team Shows Why We Need To Take A Stand Against Ageism

Ekta Kumar

The love and cheers that Charulata Patel received was not just because she was an enthusiastic cricket fan, but because she was an enthusiastic 87-year-old cricket fan. She broke through a stereotype, and India saluted her for that.


25 April, 2019

World Malaria Day:Way To A Healthy Life

Outlook Web Bureau

Over last two decades, India has made good efforts in keeping malaria under check. The burden has declined by 59 per cent (2.03 million cases in 2000 to 0.84 million in 2017), and deaths due to disease by 89 per cent.


28 January, 2019

Decomposed Bodies Of Elderly Couple Found In Delhi Flat

Outlook Web Bureau

The couple's son Dr Amit Khaneja lives in the US.


20 January, 2019

World's Oldest Man, Masazo Nonaka, Dies At 113 In Japan

Outlook Web Bureau

Born on July 25, 1905, Nonaka grew up in a large family and succeeded his parents running the inn, which is now run by his granddaughter.


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10 November, 2018

Women To Be Fined If Seen Wearing Nighties Before Sunset In Andhra Pradesh Village

Outlook Web Bureau

Women are forbidden to wear nighties during daytime in Tokalapalli village of Andhra Pradesh's West Godavari district.


16 March, 2018

Son Moves Supreme Court Seeking Biometric Details Of His Late Father From UIDAI, Calls Aadhaar An 'Undeclared Emergency'

Outlook Web Bureau

In a letter, his father had written about the "harassment" a sick and elderly person faces during filling of life certificate form at provident fund offices


01 December, 2017

Not Interested In Finding Partners, Middle-Aged People Now Opting For 'Lonely Deaths' In Crowded Japan

Outlook Web Bureau

Kodokushi or 'Lonely death' has become an increasingly common phenomenon in Japan



03 September, 2017

Old Age Homes Not Tradition Of Our Country, Those Who Abandon Their Parents Will Be Punished, Says Madhya Pradesh CM

Outlook Web Bureau

"It is not the tradition of our country to leave their parents at old-age homes, but is to serve their parents until the last breath of your life,"


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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