SURKHET, May 9: A woman in Barahatal Rural Municipality of Surkhet has been accused of feeding feces to an elderly man recently following a dispute.

TANAHUN, March 11: On Sunday, 82 years old Prem Bahadur Gurung of Khairekot, Syangja, reached the branch of Kumari Bank situated at Dulegauda Bazaar of Tanahun to receive his and his wife's elderly allowance.

DHADING, Nov 18: A 72 year old elderly was severely beaten and forced to eat urine and feces of cattle in Siddhalek rural municipality of Dhading.

RAJBIRAJ, Oct 22: A microbus hit an elderly man to death at Jandole of Sabaran Rural Municipality-1 in Saikrishna Saptari district today.

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said that the country would soon make legal arrangements where sons and daughters would be obliged to allocate certain amount from their income for their parents. Oli said so on the occasion of 28th International Day for Elderly People.

ROLPA, June 13: Jagu Gharti, 78, describes himself as not a very devout Hindu. However, he is familiar with other people's faith and culture in his village.

GORKHA, June 12:  Few days ago, seventy-two-year-old Laxman Ghale of Kashigaun-6 in Dharche Rural Municipality was seen carrying old corrugated zinc sheets uphill with great difficulty.

URLABARI (Morang), May 22: An elderly citizen died in an auto-tempo crash on Monday evening at an inner road section in Madhumalla and Toribari of Miklajung rural municipality – 8.

PANCHTHAR, April 13: During the local polls, political parties had included social security allowance for the elderly people as one of their top election agendas. Senior citizens of Phidim Municipality were expecting to receive their allowances without any hassles after the local elections but that has been a far-fetched dream so far.

PANCHTHAR, April 12: During the local polls, political parties had included social security allowance for the elderly people as one of their top election agendas.

KATHMANDU, April 2: The government has shelved the decision of the previous government to lower age threshold for elderly allowance to 65 years.

MYAGDI, March 30: Three sons of Dharmalal Rokkamagar and Lalmati of Malika Rural Municipality-2 of Myagdi had gone for foreign employment with the hopes of earning money and living a better life. However, all of them returned home in coffins within a decade.

MYAGDI, March 30: Three sons of Dharmalal Rokka and Lalmati of Malika Rural Municipality-2 of Myagdi district had gone for foreign employment with the hopes of earning money and living a better life. However, all of them returned home in coffins within a decade.

PANCHTHAR, Feb 24:  An elderly woman was killed and eight others were injured when a jeep (Me 1 Ja 2793) collided head-on with a tractor (Me 1 Ta 3553) at Tinpangre of Phalgunanda-3 in Panchthar along the Mechi Highway on Saturday morning.

TOKYO, Feb 1: Japanese media say 11 people have died in a fire that engulfed a home for elderly welfare recipients in northern Japan.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: While the government's latest decision to reduce the  eligibility age for the elderly allowance suggests that citizens above 65  are not up to any income-generating work and  deserve protection under the state's social security policy, a majority of leaders holding key posts in major political parties and in recent governments fall into this age group.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: The students of The British College (TBC) completed their third series of ‘Blanket for Humanity’ initiation where they managed to collect sufficient fund for the same. The students recently distributed more than 110 blankets at the premises of Durga Bhagwati Municipality Ward No 5, Badharwa, Rautahat, according to the press statement released by TBC.

Elderly want promises fulfilled

January 18, 2018 02:30 am

JHAPA, Jan 18: Stating that they are not getting the facilities promised by the government, elderly citizens in Jhapa have warned to launch protests. They have urged the government to implement the provisions outlining their rights and security without further delays.

HETAUDA, Dec 20: Mangari Majhi, 75, lost her eyesight two years ago to cataract. That added a lot of trouble to her life. She was forced to depend on others for even small things and this had stolen her dignity and peace of mind. “I would feel so bad about myself.

PALPA, Dec 7:  An elderly man died shortly after casting his ballot at Daraithati polling center in Rampur Municipality-6 in Palpa this morning.

Elderly dies after casting vote

December 7, 2017 12:51 pm

PALPA, Dec 7: An elderly man died shortly after casting his ballot at Daraithati polling center in Rampur Municipality-6 in Palpa this morning.

Elderly voters in Kathmandu

December 7, 2017 11:53 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Elderly voters in Baneshwor and Koteshwor.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has said that senior citizens, people with disability and pregnant women were deprived of their voting rights as they could not walk to the polling stations which required hours-long walk.

Elderly citizens unfazed by elections

November 15, 2017 04:00 am

MYAGDI, Nov 15:  Since the last two years, Om Kumari Lamichhane of Katuwachaupari of Parbat has been living at an old-age home in Beni Municipality-9, Galeshwar. After being abandoned by her family, she hardly feels comfortable talking to strangers about her family background. Lamichhane had exercised her voting right during the second Constituent Assembly (CA) elections. Unfortunately, she has not been able to cast votes thereafter in lack of proper documentation.

Elderly elated to get allowance at home

October 24, 2017 04:00 am

TIKAPUR, Oct 23: Ninety-three years old Narpata Aauji of Tikapur Municipality-9 was elated to receive the elderly citizens' allowance at her own home this time.

Elderly man drowns in Morang

October 5, 2017 10:43 am

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 5: An elderly person was found drowned in a small rivulet Morang district on Wednesday.

Swinging dumbbells and chewing gum, several elderly Japanese gathered at a shrine in downtown Tokyo on Monday in sweltering temperatures, belying their age and importance in one of the world’s most rapidly aging societies.

CHITWAN, August 21:  It has been a tough week for Bir Bahadur Chepang of Rapti Rural Municipality ward-6, Pyaridhap, who is currently mourning the loss of his 74-year-old mother Phulmati Praja Chepang. His mother died in the flood of August 13 on Saturday midnight.

CHITWAN, Aug 20: It has been a tough week for Bir Bahadur Chepang of Rapti Rural Municipality ward-6, Pyaridhap, who is currently mourning the loss of his 74-year-old mother Phulmati Praja Chepang. His mother died in the flood of August 13 on Saturday midnight.

Elderly dies in elephant attack

July 21, 2017 18:03 pm

GAIGHAT (Udayapur), July 21: An elderly man was killed when a pair of wild elephants attacked him at Belaka Municipality-3 in Udayapur on Friday.

4 elderly die at polling centers

June 28, 2017 17:28 pm

PALPA, June 28: As many as four elderly people died while casting their votes in the second phase of the local elections on Wednesday. Among them, two died apparently due to cardiac arrest while they were in the queue to cast their votes in Palpa district.

PALPA, June 28: An elderly citizen has died while queuing up to cast his vote at Baganasakali rural municipality – 6.

IILAM, June 28: On Monday, eighty-one-year-old Radha Krishna Ghimire of IIlam Municipality-5, Barbote reached nearby Siddheswari Elementary School to get his voter's identity card. He is glad to be a part of elections taking place after such a long time.

Parties wooing elderly voters

June 9, 2017 00:10 am

JHAPA, June 9: Seventy-eight-year-old Damber Timilsina seems very excited these days. The reason is that he believes he is likely to get hiked allowance pretty soon. Promises made by political party leaders to woo the elderly people in the first phase of election have given him the positive feeling.

JAJARKOT, May 12: With the local elections just around the corner, youths of Jajarkot are demanding employment opportunities while the elderly are seeking better allowance from poll candidates during their door-to-door visits.

JHAPA, May 10: As part of their poll campaigns, political parties in Jhapa are trying to woo the senior citizens by conducting various programs in their honor.

Elderly dies after being swept away

April 30, 2017 12:39 pm

CHITWAN, April 30: An elderly man, who was swept away by Rapti River at Khairahani in the district on Saturday, was found dead Sunday morning.

SIRAHA, April 16: An elderly person was killed in a road accident at Bhulahi of Siraha Municipality in the district last night.

SOLUKHUMBU, March 30: Traffic in the Tingla Khanda section under the Solu-Okhaldhunga road in Solukhmbhu district has resumed from today morning after remaining disrupted for six days.

KANCHANPUR, March 19: An elderly home located at Vedkot Municipality – 7 of Kanchanpur has been operating under donors' fund.

BHIMDATTANAGAR, Feb 27: Rotary Club of Dhangadi has built a two room building for Women and Elderly Service Centre of Bhimdattanagar, Kanchanpur.

SOLUKHUMBU, Feb 25: Two elderly men jailed on the charge of murder were declared innocent by the Supreme Court on Thursday after serving eight years in prison.

Elderly dies while waiting for allowance

February 13, 2017 23:30 pm

UDAYAPUR, Feb 14: An elderly man waiting to collect his allowance at a distribution center in Udayapur died on Monday.

Elderly dies in elephant attack

January 31, 2017 14:33 pm

PARSA, Jan 31: An elderly man was killed after being attacked by a wild elephant at Sonbarsa VDC in the district last night.

KHOTANG, Jan 24: Two elderly men, who were on the run in a drug-smuggling case, have been rearrested after 15 years from the district.

URLABARI (Morang), Jan 7: A 84-year-old man lost his life to a wild elephant's attack at Sagfara in Ilam district on Saturday morning.

POKHARA, Dec 20: The Lions Club Pokhara Machhapuchchhre has provided a drinking water tank for the elderly citizens living at an elderly home in Pokhara.

Elderly woman dies of hypothermia

December 12, 2016 12:20 pm

MAHOTTARI, Dec 12: An elderly woman died from hypothermia at Gaushala of Mahottari after exposure to cold wave and fog last night.

Cold claims elderly woman in Mahottari

December 11, 2016 17:44 pm

GAUSHALA, Dec 11: An elderly person died due to cold at Matihani VDC in Mahottari district this afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Even though the prison management has urged the government to reduce the number of prisoners by releasing non-violent inmates, the number of sexagenarian inmates has reached 308, causing burden for prison management in lack of proper care and support for them.