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Co-op banks to have ATM facility

Chandigarh:All the co-operative banks of the state will soon have an ATM kiosk each, and new staff will be recruited to enhance the efficiency and functioning of the banks, across the state. While inaugurating the Jagadhari branch of Yamunanagar Central Cooperative Bank, Haryana Cooperation Minister Satpal Sangwan said, "Various facilities are being provided to the cooperative bank employees and hence it is their responsibility to do their duty with dedication".

2 gangsters wanted in dozen cases nabbed

Chandigarh:The Haryana police nabbed two alleged gangsters on Sunday, and recovered a pistol and rifle with live cartridges from their possession. Jind residents Ramniwas and Virender are wanted in a dozen cases in Jind, Kaithal and Yamunanagar. The police said the accused were allegedly involved in the shooting case of Hisar-based businessman Mahabir. Ramniwas had allegedly extorted lakhs of rupees from a Chandigarh-based businessman.

Life of Guru Ravidas highlighted

Jalandhar:At a seminar on the life and philosophy of Guru Ravidas, the speakers highlighted that the hymns contained in the Guru Granth Sahib were the only original hymns of the Guru. The seminar was organised at Guru Ravidas Public School, Chuharwali village, by Guru Ravidas Sahit Academy.

Insurance benefit for anganwari workers

Chandigarh:Madan Mohan Mittal, social security, women and child development minister, Punjab, said that insurance benefit would be given to anganwari workers. He added that yearly premium of the insurance was Rs 280, out of which Rs 200 will be provided by the government and Rs 80 by the anganwari worker. Under the scheme, Rs 30,000 will be given in case of normal death, Rs 75,000 in case of accidental death, Rs 37,500 in case of partial disability due to accident and Rs 75,000 in case of complete disability.

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