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'Let's ensure our elders can live a life of dignity'

Elders surveyed have spoken of suffering disrespect, neglect, verbal abuse, physical abuse, and emotional abuse. The survey finds that the most abused are those above 80. Let me, at the outset,......

'Let's ensure our elders can live a life of dignity'

Elders surveyed have spoken of suffering disrespect, neglect, verbal abuse, physical abuse, and emotional abuse. The survey finds that the most abused are those above 80. Let me, at the outset,......

A lonely old age

If you are looking for the new India, New Delhi's Khan Market is your place. Even in the middle of a weekday afternoon, it's bustling with college students and young professionals crowded around......

Senior citizens neglected and depressed...

V R Yadav and his wife, retired government officials who stay alone, have removed all the sharp edged showpieces from their home after reading how ivory tusk was used as a weapon in the recent......

NGOs cry 'witch-hunt' after tax notices

Non-government organisations are reeling from the shock of notices from the income-tax department. Some of the notices are not only for taxes but for cancellation of the NGOs' registration as......

Gift unused mobile phones to old people: Aircel

Mobile telephony service provider Aircel is taking the philanthropic path. While most brands and advertisers offered discounts this festive season, Aircel came out with a 35-second corporate social......

Senior citizens want 'age-friendly' Budget

When Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee unveils the budget on July 6, senior citizens hope it will be 'age-friendly' and will addresses their concerns about pension, income security and increase the......

Greeting card sales dip as people prefer e-route

Blame on the prevailing sombre sentiment or total take over by technology, the good old greeting cards are just not in demand as people bid adieu to the year 2008."Our sales of new year greeting......

People above 65 years will double in India by 2050

Imagine a world where half the population is above the age of 80. It is a cause for celebration. For death is horrible, something one would not wish for another, especially one's parents. It is......

Aftab: I would love to play negative roles

After playing varied kind of roles from Masti to Kambakkht Ishq, Aftab Shivdasani will be seen portraying a different role in his upcoming film Acid Factory.Directed by Suparn Verma, the film also......

  People speak for helpage india

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Good Citizen
Q. Which Indian city was once known as pensioners paradise? Will that description hold good for that city even today? Your views?
Good Citizen:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-indian-city-was-once-known-as-pensioners-paradise-will/24240291/answers/

Good Citizen
Q. India has over 90 million elderly persons above the age of 60 years and many of them, silently suffer abuse in the hands of either their daughters-in-law or sons, according to a survey report by HelpAge India.- Please discuss
Good Citizen:  A. it is a fact sir, that is all i would like to say. times have changed, we could not even think of living away from parents but now the situation is totally different more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/india-has-over-90-million-elderly-persons-above-the-age-of-6/24240291/answers/20021929

venkatesaldevarajan
Q. hi friends , i need one suggestion form you people .... i need to help people some thing like social service what can i do ?? charity and all i will give but i need to do some help i dont want any recorigation from anyone the people who takes help from be should live happly ... tell me what can i do ...
Venkatesaldevarajan:  A. donate liberally to CHILD RIGHTS AND YOU,HELPAGE INDIA,UNICEF,BHARAT SEVASHRAM SANGHA,RAMAKRISHNA MISSION AND TO EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/hi-friends--i-need-one-suggestion-form-you-people-....-i-nee/20021916/answers/16367579

helpdec
Q. which is the most valuable charity in india to donate for someone?
Helpdec:  A. RAMAKRISNA MISSION,BHARAT SEVASHRAM,PRIME MINISTER'S RELIEF FUND, CHILD RIGHTS AND YOU,HELPAGE-----. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-is-the-most-valuable-charity-in-india-to-donate-for-so/16367458/answers/16141602

Tejas Patel
Q. The most touching letter you have received or written yet. Was there an unfinished letter, which you couldn\'t complete because of some reason, which reminds you the ghazal \"raaz ki baatein likhi aur khat khula rahne diya...\"?
Tejas Patel:  A. Yes, I did.............about 15 years back, I saw an advertisment in a national daily from the wife a renowned Doctor who herself was a Pathologist...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-most-touching-letter-you-have-received-or-written-yet.-w/15149952/answers/16084471

  Web results for Helpage India
Prize and prejudice

The award of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize jointly to Kailash Satyarthi of India and Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan reinforces its reputation of being... ...

http://www.tehelka.com/nobel-peace-prize-2014-malala-yousafzai-pakistan-kailash-satyarthi-india/
Excellence award conferred upon Madam Pinto

The prestigious Excellence Award was conferred upon Madam Grace Pinto, Managing Director, Ryan International Group of Institutions for her... ...

http://www.afternoondc.in/city-news/excellence-award-conferred-upon-madam-pinto/article_121781
Older People may Not Like Living in India

India has been placed at the 69th position among 96 countries in an index of the quality of later life. This suggests that India is not too happy a... ...

http://www.medindia.net/news/older-people-may-not-like-living-in-india-142102-1.htm
Have We Done Justice To Our Elders?

by Dr Pracheth R, MBBS, MD Mangalore: Ageing is a natural process, starting from conception to death. Sir James Sterling Ross once commented: You... ...

http://www.mangalorean.com/news.php?newstype=broadcast&broadcastid=517467
DDA plans housing for the elderly

According to a recent report released by the United Nations Population Fund and HelpAge India, India had 90 million elderly persons in 2011.... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/delhi/dda-plans-housing-for-the-elderly/

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