Tag: Senior Citizens

Senior citizens can call 1090 or 112 in time of distress: Police Chief
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Senior citizens can call 1090 or 112 in time of distress: Police Chief

February 1, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Senior citizens, are you in distress and want immediate help? Don’t hesitate to call Senior Citizens Helpline Number 1090 or 112. Chairing a meeting on ‘Safety and Protection of Senior Citizens’ with Senior Citizens Helpline, Police Helpline and heads of various Old Age Homes in city, at his office in city on Jan. 28,…

Electricity bill payment made easy
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Electricity bill payment made easy

October 19, 2020

CESC staff will personally come to collect bill amount from senior citizens Mysore/Mysuru: Payment of monthly electricity bill is being made easy by Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply Corporation (CESC) as part of Smart Grid Project implemented in city. Accordingly, arrangements are going on for the dispatch of monthly electricity bill online to all customers. Already, Smart…

Law for mandatory home isolation of people aged above 60
COVID-19, News

Law for mandatory home isolation of people aged above 60

July 6, 2020

Bengaluru: Rising number of COVID cases in Bengaluru has forced Karnataka Government to come up with a law to make home isolation of people aged above 60 years mandatory. Priority is now for people with symptoms. And people aged above 60 years and are asymptomatic will have to be quarantined, Medical Education Minister Dr. K….

If someone needs you, be there and stay…
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If someone needs you, be there and stay…

April 2, 2020

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC A human interest story: The on-duty Nurse took the anxious young Army Major to the bedside.  “Your son is here,” she said softly, to the old man lying on the bed. She had to repeat the words several times before the patient opened his eyes.  Heavily sedated because…

Miscreants in the guise of Police rob senior citizens
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Miscreants in the guise of Police rob senior citizens

February 27, 2019

Mysuru: In separate incidents, miscreants in the guise of Police officials have robbed two senior citizens of their gold jewels worth about Rs.71,000 in city yesterday. In the first incident, 62-year-old Rangaswamy, a resident of Aravindanagar, was walking near Mahadeshwaraswamy Temple in the locality at about 10.30 am, when two miscreants in the guise of…

Calling Senior citizens
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Calling Senior citizens

December 2, 2018

Mysuru:  The Hiriya Nagarikara Sakaala Seva Kendra has invited applications from senior citizens aged over 60 years, for issuing ID cards that are helpful in getting Government benefits. The application forms are available at the Seva Kendra office located at No. 31, First Floor, Near R.M.P. Colony, Adichunchanagiri Road, Kuvempunagar. The last date for submission…

Senior Citizens’ bonhomie on show at Sports Day
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Senior Citizens’ bonhomie on show at Sports Day

September 6, 2018

Mysuru:  There was lot of mirth, joy, bonhomie and above all never say die spirit as the motley group of elders, including men and women got together to participate in various sports activities. Women and Child Welfare Deputy Director K. Radha inaugurated the event, organised as part of World Senior Citizens Day 2018, by the…

Smear on Society
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Smear on Society

May 4, 2017

The Union Government has just decided that those who have completed 60 years of age be considered as senior citizens ostensibly to facilitate them receive various benefits already earmarked for members of this section in society hitherto extended only to those older than 65 or 70 years. It is another matter that only a minor…

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