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Camp held to identify pension beneficiaries
: The District Social Security Department in collaboration with other departments organised a special camp at Bhol Kalota village in Talwara today in order to prepare identity cards for various pension schemes, handicapped persons and senior citizens. The camp also helped in identifying those handicapped persons who required plantation of artificial limbs under various schemes of the Social Welfare Department, Punjab.

8 fresh cases of dengue in city:
Eight cases of dengue tested positive today. The local health authorities conducted McELISA test on the blood samples of 15 suspected patients of dengue, who were admitted in the Civil Hospital here, and declared eight cases positive. With this, the number dengue cases in the city and surrounding areas has risen to 60.

Power shutdown: Power will not be supplied from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday to the areas connected with all those 11 KV feeders associated with the BBMB line at 132 KV Substation at Children Park here. In a press note issued here today, Information Officer of Powercom at Shakti Sadan here stated  that the power would  not be supplied due to repair of isolator of the BBMB line.

Entertainment World Developers Limited (EWDL) in association with Strategy Partners Franchise India has brought the “No Rent” opportunity to the city. EWDL develops shopping malls, residential townships and hospitality projects across India.

Treasure showcase: Treasure showcase is a unique concept that offers Indian manufacturers and emerging brands to showcase their products or brands in a modern, world class mall environment. It is an opportunity for them to take their brand across the nation through modern retail. Treasure Showcase has already been successfully launched in Indore and Lucknow, and has seen 140 brands make their debut in mall retail.

Multimedia lab damaged in fire
: A well-equipped multimedia lab at Sikh National College, Banga, was damaged in a fire incident today. The fire was noticed at about 10.15 am and the fire engines from Nawanshahr and Phagwara were called. But before the fire engines could control the fire, it had damaged the multimedia lab and as per the colleges sources the fire had caused a loss of Rs 25 lakh.



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