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Shatabdi to be faster
CHANDIGARH, Aug 14 — The Shatabdi Express arriving here in the morning around 10.30 from Delhi will shortly be hauled by an electric locomotive, reducing the travelling time between 15 minutes and 25 minutes.

Lawsuit filed against CHB
CHANDIGARH, Aug 14 — Applicants, who have been found to be ineligible by the Chandigarh Housing Board for owning flats in Sector 52, have filed a suit in the court, seeking permanent injunction, restraining the CHB from holding the draw of lots scheduled for Monday.

A tractor stuck in a trench full of slush and filth at the Sector 26 Grain Market in Chandigarh on Saturday. — A Tribune photograph
Tractor stuck in trench
CHANDIGARH, Aug 14 — The functioning of the local market committee authorities came under sharp focus today when a tractor-trailer got stuck in a six- foot- deep trench filled with slush and remained there for more than two hours near the main platform of the Sector 26 Grain Market.

Poor response to BBA course
CHANDIGARH, Aug 14 — The admission process for filling vacant seats of BBA I in various colleges of Punjab, affiliated to Panjab University, drew a poor response during the second counselling session held today at Government College, Sector 46.

Poll staff can vote on duty
CHANDIGARH, Aug 14 — The election authorities have made arrangements to enable government employees on election duty for the Chandigarh Lok Sabha seat to cast their votes while on duty.

Shortage of seats in PU hostels
CHANDIGARH, Aug 14 — Shortage of seats in Panjab University hostels has been causing concern among the students, particularly during the past few years.

Shruti Gupta wins poster competition
CHANDIGARH, Aug 14 — Shruti Gupta Of DAV Model School, Sector 15, won the first prize in an inter-school poster exhibition organised by the school here today.

Focal point body flays MC
DERA BASSI, Aug 14 — The Dera Bassi Industrial Focal Point Association has criticised the decision of the Punjab Government to extend the municipal limits of this town.

Telephone users resentful
MULLANPUR GARIBDASS, Aug 14— Telephone users of more than half a dozen villages connected with this rural telephone exchange are resentful on account of the problems they have been facing for several months.

Disabled voters’ demand
CHANDIGARH, Aug 14 — The seven crore disabled voters of the country would vote for those candidates only who would give an assurance for 'favourable' amendments in the Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation Act 1995.

Play on soldier read out
CHANDIGARH, Aug 14 — A yet-to-be-titled Punjabi play was read out by writer-director Sahib Singh this afternoon at the Punjab Kala Bhavan, Sector 16.

200 saplings planted

Sikhs protest against helmet

Teej celebrated
Patriotic fervour marks function

Kirtan darbar at Sec 34 gurdwara

Misuse of Kargil funds feared

Day’s salary donated

36 bus parking sites 'not enough'

Villager stabbed to death
LALRU, Aug 14 — Mr Harvansh Singh, alias Shera (40), of Tiwana village, near here, was reportedly stabbed to death by his companions last night.Top


Crime File
Proclaimed offender held

Price Watch
Pomegranate becomes cheaper

DC Model bag overall inter-school badminton trophyTop


Plan to make Admn people-friendly
CHANDIGARH, Aug 14 — Restructuring of the Chandigarh Administration to make estate office and municipal corporation responsive, effective and people -friendly is on the anvil.Top

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