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It is "hands up'' for Dr Kiran Bedi, IGP, as she tries to find her way out of eager autograph hunters after the annual convocation of Government College for Girls, Sector 11, in Chandigarh on Saturday. — A Tribune photograph

Kiran mesmerises GCG students
CHANDIGARH, April 10—Dr Kiran Bedi proved to be a live wire at her first official function after taking charge as the Inspector-General of Police of the city at the convocation of the Government College for Girls, Sector 11.

Special buses for Anandpur Sahib
DERA BASSI, April 10 — To celebrate the tercentenary of the Khalsa in Anandpur Sahib, the state government will provide special bus facility for the residents of this town and its neighbouring villages, tomorrow.

Road closure for Kant’s visit
CHANDIGARH, April 10 — Certain roads in the city will be closed for a few minutes tomorrow and on Monday when the Vice-President of the country arrives and departs from the city, respectively.

An evening of Urdu ghazals
CHANDIGARH, April 10 — It was an evening of blue moods of Urdu ghazal at Pracheen Kala Kendra on Friday evening. Ustad Husain Baksh presented an evening of light music.

Dances and songs at Plaza Carnival

Regiment celebrates raising day

CTCC to celebrate tercentenary

Town planners get new building

Programme for trainers ends

Laparoscopy demonstration

Footpath workers meet DC

Need to widen ST base felt



Crime File
Man assaulted in Sector 22
CHANDIGARH, April 10 — A man was allegedly assaulted by people travelling in a car ( HR—05—6400) outside a popular hotel in Sector 22. Mr Devinder Singh of Sector 36 alleged that he was beaten up by the occupants of the car last night.

Campus Beat
Levy expenditure tax: expert
CHANDIGARH, April 10 — A seminar on ``Role of direct taxes’’ was organised by the regional branch of the Indian Institute of Public Administration in collaboration with the Department of Public Administration, Panjab University, here yesterday.

Cultural Scene
Abstract art in colours
CHANDIGARH: Bhanu Shah, the famous kite maker and flier is in town, courtesy Art Folio, the newly opened art gallery. This man from Ahmedabad is known not only for his kites but also for his paintings.

Hard-selling campaigns
College of Art, Chandigarh is buzzing with activity these days. Why so? Well, it is having its Advertising Campaigns Exhibition, an exhibition which is much awaited by the teachers and the professionals in the market to pick up fresh talent.

Price Watch
Luxury soaps wash pockets cleaner
CHANDIGARH, April 10 — Even as some varieties of luxury soaps have become costlier, the prices of pulses have remained almost stable in the market during the past one month.Top

Country’s biggest-ever photograph
CHANDIGARH, April 10 — A city photographer claims the distinction of having made the country’s biggest ever photograph (translite) with a single invisible joint.

Truancy reflects in middle school results
CHANDIGARH, April 10 — While the results of the annual middle standard examination, held in February, have been announced showing an overall pass percentage of 71.2, there seems to be a disparity between the ordinary and model schools, both in terms of overall pass percentages and subject-wise pass percentages.

Few takers for college libraries
CHANDIGARH, April 10 — Libraries are no longer the most frequented place on the college campus, going by the number of students who visit it everyday. Barring a few colleges, just about 5 to10 per cent students go to the libraries when the session is on.

Footwear ‘vital’ in sport
CHANDIGARH, April1 10 — ”Inadequate footwear used by players can lead to serious injuries”, according to Dr Ashok Ahuja, Senior Scientific Officer, Sports Authority of India, Netaji Subhash National Institute of Sports, Patiala, who is here to attend the all-India badminton coaches seminar in progress at the Sports complex, Sector 42, here.

Completion of bridge delayed
PANCHKULA, April 10 — Hundreds of HUDA plot holders in Sectors 25 and 26 of Panchkula extension will have to wait for several more months as the completion of a bridge over the Ghaggar connecting Panchkula extension with the main town has been delayed further.Top

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