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  • Aging with Dignity

    Aging with Dignity

    There are 87.6 million people in India aged above 60, a fact that deserves the attention of a nation almost obsessed with its ‘demographic dividend’. Considering that the country is expected to be home to 300 million elderly people by 2050, it is time to reflect on the problems of those who are as old, …

    January 7, 2018
  • Reap demographic dividend by skilling youth: President

    Reap demographic dividend by skilling youth: President

    India should reap demographic dividend by educating and skilling the youth, especially children, said President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday. Our children should be educated and healthy. India can reap the demographic dividend only if we succeed in educating and skilling our youth, especially our children," Mukherjee said at a commemoration function here. Lauding Akshaya Patra …

    August 27, 2016
  • Malnourished kids rescued in Dhenkanal

    Malnourished kids rescued in Dhenkanal

    Malnourished children were rescued from a private school by the district Child Welfare Committee in the presence of police at Mahulpal village on Saturday.  The members of the CWC had received allegations that children were being engaged in agricultural operations and were not looked after properly at the particular residential school.  As many as 48 …

    August 22, 2016