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Denial of medical claim: Pay up, insurance firm told
Jalandhar, November 13
In two similar cases, the District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum has directed New India Assurance Company Ltd to make payment to the claimants of a contributory scheme under a group medical insurance policy. The claimants had earlier been denied the claims on the grounds that they had taken treatment from a hospital that had less than 15 beds.

The show goes on
Packaging revolution is sweeping wedding business
Jalandhar, November 13
The Cinderella story has inspired many young women, especially those in the marriageable age, for centuries. Every young damsel is looking for her prince charming. Fairy tales are no longer restricted to the world of fantasy, as Gen-Y today believes in living their dreams. Understandably, the big fat Punjabi weddings are turning fatter by each passing season.

Kalia Claim
‘No power pangs, courtesy BJP’
Phagwara, November 13
Claiming that the BJP had succeeded in championing cause of the public by convincing the Chief Minister, Prakash Singh Badal, in accepting its demand to provide additional subsidy of about Rs 292 crore to prevent rural and urban power consumers from an additional burden of hike in power tariff, Punjab local bodies minister, Manoranjan Kalia, thanked the CM for the same while talking to The Tribune here today.


Vigilance awareness week at RCF
Kapurthala, November 13
The Rail Coach Factory is observing vigilance awareness week. The event was inaugurated by RCF general manager S.K. Suri on November 12 and he administered pledge to all the officers on the occasion.

Accolades for rural kids at science exhib
Their models impress many
Jalandhar, November 13
It was a unique show of creativity and talent by the students, mostly from government schools in rural and semi-rural areas of the district. Using minimal resources, the students put up an exhibition of low-budget working and non-working science models at Government Senior Secondary School Nehru Garden that concluded here today.

Young World
City girl’s essay wins prize at national-level contest
Jalandhar, November 13
Vidushi Sood, BSc-III (non-medical) student, of Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya was selected for an essay competition on the topic, ‘Progress and prospects of beam technology in Indian context.’ The event was a part of 19th all India essay contest in nuclear science and technology conducted by the department of atomic energy, GOI, for undergraduate students to mark the founder’s day celebrations of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai.

Mother of three hangs self
Jalandhar, November 13
A 27-year-old mother of three committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan at her residence in a locality near Rama Mandi on Tuesday.

Cops bust gang of snatchers
Jalandhar, November 13
The police busted a gang of purse snatchers and arrested a gang member, identified as Sonu of Bhargo Camp locality on Tuesday. Three stolen motorcycles have been recovered from his possession.





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