AroundTown: Assistance for disabled Army veterans hiked

The UT Administration has enhanced financial assistance,from Rs 800 per month to Rs 1000 per month,for ex-servicemen,who have suffered complete disability while in service.

Written by Express News Service | Published: June 2, 2012 3:09 am

The UT Administration has enhanced financial assistance,from Rs 800 per month to Rs 1000 per month,for ex-servicemen,who have suffered complete disability while in service. The administration has also decide to award financial assistance of Rs 800 per month to those ex-servicemen who became 100 per cent disabled after retirement. Eligible ex-servicemen should contact the Zila Sainik Welfare Office,Sector 21.

Seven get life
for murder

AMBALA: A local court on Friday awarded seven people,including two couples and their sons,life imprisonment and fined them Rs 5,000 each for the alleged murder of a youth in Singhpura village. The case dates back to 2008,when Kirpal Singh and Bhupinder Singh and their families allegedly attacked their neighbour Karamjit Singh Laddi and beat him to death. The police registered case of murder against Kirpal Singh,his wife Iqbal Kaur and son Tejinder Singh. Bhupinder’s wife Jasbir Kaur and their two sons Devinder and Dalbir were also booked. All seven were awarded life imprisonment on Friday.

Computer instructor killed in accident

AMBALA: A computer instructor was killed and a school lecturer was injured in separate road accidents in the twin cities of Ambala. Komal Tayagi was killed after she was run over by a truck near Baldevnagar Ambala City when she was returning from Hartron Computer Centre. In another road accident,school lecturer Akhileshwar posted in the Government Senior Secondary School in Mullana was injured when a bus hit his bike near Khudda village on the Ambala-Jagadhri highway. Police have registered cases in both incidents.

LIC celebrates Jeevan Arogya anniversary

CHANDIGARH: LIC of India celebrated the first anniversary of its health insurance plan ‘Jeevan Arogya’ on Friday. According to LC Meena,Sr Divisional Manager,LIC,Chandigarh Division,the division has procured 5,263 health insurance policies over the last year,up from the 3,093 health insurance policies,the LIC had procured in 2011. “We have achieved health insurance budget of 1.5 per cent of the total number of policies as on date. Chandigarh Division attained first position in India in the sale of Health Protection Plus policies,” Meena said.

NRI’s residence in
Sector 21 ransacked

CHANDIGARH: The Sector 21 house of a NRI,residing in USA,was found ransacked on Friday. The matter came to light when the domestic help went to clean the house and found the windows broken. The burglars reportedly entered the house through the kitchen window.

According to police,the house belongs to Manmohan Singh,who is settled in the USA with his family. Police also said the number of missing articles could only be established when the family members arrive.

A case has been registered at the Sector 19 police station.

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