Category Archives: Retirement and Oldage

Available for employment

by Shriniwas Joshi Engineer RSS Chauhan sends me interesting e-mails. Recently he sent me one in which 75- year-old Kenneth Way had applied in a different way to Wal-Mart and got selected. That has stimulated me to say “I am … Continue reading

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Venerable, also vulnerable

Elders need special attention, care We have always been taught to look up to our elders and take care of them, and sometimes some of us fail in our duty. What is unfortunate and wrong is that the elderly are … Continue reading

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Consider case of dead jawan’s kin for grant of pension: HC

Legal Correspondent Jammu, June 15 Justice JP Singh of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court, while allowing a writ petition filed by the legal heir of a deceased soldier, directed the Union of India and its functionaries to consider the … Continue reading

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Two FCI retirees awarded Rs 50,000 each

Had suffered pension blues Tribune News Service Chandigarh, June 9 In two cases, the UT Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum (II) has awarded a compensation of Rs 50,000 each to two former employees of the Food Corporation of India (FCI) for … Continue reading

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90-yr-old gets pension after 40-yr battle

Chander Parkash Tribune News Service Bathinda, June 8 Forty years is a long time to fight against a slow-responding and insensitive bureaucracy. This fight becomes more difficult for an elderly widow, who is rustic, illiterate and abandoned by her kin. … Continue reading

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Ageless mind

by Jagvir Goyal Thirtytwo years back, when I was in the engineering institute, I eulogised Dharmendra. To me, he not only had a perfect personality but an ideal character also. Not only mine, he ruled the hearts of millions. He … Continue reading

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At 93, fit as a fiddle

by Harihar Swarup Sparks will fly when the 93-year-old Indian Yoga Guru meets the 117-year-old Chinese Master of martial art next month. B.K.S. Iyenger and Lu Zilian will be addressing the Indo-China Yoga Summit at the Chinese city of Guang … Continue reading

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