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Concerns over an aging India

THE SUNDAY STORY Longer life-spans, combined with families opting to have fewer children, have led to the elderly becoming a growing »

China battles the ‘421 problem’

THE SUNDAY STORY For a country that has relied on a youthful labour force to drive growth over the past three decades, a rapidly agin »

Post-retirement perks: life in the slow but secure lane

THE SUNDAY STORY Apart from security concerns, what elders dread most is illness. With no one around to take care of them, they feel »

Health care issues

For many people, the sunset years of life often turn out to be traumatic. They live alone, handling rising costs, scrambling to find and...»

Of income security

THE SUNDAY STORY A person who reaches the age of 60 in India can now expect to live for more than another 15 years. But many cannot a »

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