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PENSIONER. One who is supported by an allowance at the will of another. It is more usually applied to him who receives an annuity or pension from the government.

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After detailed briefing by the AGP, important decisions were taken with a view to facilitate the pensioners, said a statement.
The Department is proposing to conduct the next such Awareness Programme for Pensioners on October 08,2015 at Ahmedabad Medical Association, AMA House, Opp H.
of pensioners reduced and reasons could be multiple, including: (a) same pensioner moving to other commercial banks; (b) pensioners who could not fulfill the standardization requirements that NBP had put in place to identify pensioners; (c) pensioners whose pensions may been stopped by their respective organizations; and (d) pensioners who may have opted for other institutions including post offices or district treasury offices.
7 billion worth of vital benefits intended to help lowincome pensioners is going unclaimed each year, according to analysis by Age UK.
The charity is pressing the Government to develop a national strategy to tackle the "scandal" of pensioner poverty in the UK.
According to the PR sources on Monday, the department has started paying pensions under direct credit system through computer to facilitate the pensioners.
El-Beblawi was expected to oversee agreements reached between the ministries of Finance and Social Solidarity and pensioners, according to the statement.
The West Midlands Pensioners Convention is seeking assurances from all the major parties that our bus passes, winter fuel allowances, TV licences and indeed free prescriptions will be secure if our region's pensioners choose to vote for them.
Pensioners should feel confident about the government policies as proof of that is the fact that the average pension next year, with the announced increase of 5 percent, will go beyond 11,000 denars, which is a 50 percent increase from the average in 2006, Finance Minister Zoran Stavreski said at the meeting with the leadership of the Federation of Pensioners' Association.
PENSIONERS in Northern Ireland are the worst off in the UK, research has shown.
SINCE the last election we have had the three main political parties all attacking the pensioners, their universal benefits and the regular high pension rise they have received each year.
Lib Dem MP Paul Burstow, a former care minister, said cutting the PS200 annual payment for all but the poorest of pensioners would help pay for a fairer system of state support for old age care in England.