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Bansal, K.L. Sharma file papers
CHANDIGARH, Aug 18 — The lone Chandigarh Lok Sabha seat is all set to witness a straight contest between traditional rivals — Congress and BJP — as the nominations came to a close here this afternoon. Twenty nominations were filed, including one of a covering candidate of the Congress nominee.

CISF given charge of Secretariat
Chandigarh, Aug 18 — After zealously guarding the Punjab and Haryana Civil Secretariat for four years following the assassination of former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh, the Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBP) has handed over charge to the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF).

Four booked in cheating case

Rs 61,200 donated

PSEB JEs hold rally

National seminar on computer safety

Hoardings removed

PUDA to develop open spaces

Order to deposit firearms soon
Chandigarh, Aug 18 — Holders of weapons in the city will be asked to deposit their firearms in the police stations concerned in view of the forthcoming Lok Sabha poll on September 5.

Ultra modern city centre on anvil
SAS Nagar, Aug 18 — This township is well on its way to emerge on the international map as an important centre of activity with the Punjab Urban Planning and Development Authority (PUDA) all set to establish an ultra modern City Centre in Sector 62 near Phase 8.

Court notice to Administration
Guest houses in residential buildings
CHANDIGARH, Aug 18 — The Punjab and Haryana High Court today issued notice to the Chandigarh Administration for September 21 on a writ petition filed by the Chandigarh Hotel Owners Association questioning the functioning of guest houses in residential buildings.

Court seeks record of Sec 9 SCOs
CHANDIGARH, Aug 18 — The Punjab and Haryana High Court today directed the Assistant Estate Officer to produce before it the record of all SCOs in Sector 9 showing the building violations noticed by the Chandigarh Administration and also as to how those objections were met and the occupation certificates issued.

Villagers boycott poll training exercise
CHANDIGARH, Aug 18 — Aggrieved at the power and water supply situation, residents of Behlana village boycotted the training session organised by the UT Administration for acquainting them with the electronic voting process.

16 villages "sensitive"
PANCHKULA, Aug 18 —The District Administration of Panchkula has made adequate arrangements to ensure free and fair poll to the Lok Sabha seat of Ambala. Giving details about the arrangements, the District Electoral Officer, Mr Vivek Joshi, said that Panchkula, Pinjore and Kalka along with 208 villages make up the Kalka assembly segment out of which 16 villages have been identified as "sensitive".

BJP groupism to the fore
CHANDIGARH, Aug 18 — With talks between the BJP and rebel group ruling the Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh (MCC) failing, it seems that the ruling group may not campaign for the BJP candidate, Mr K.L. Sharma.

German couple to the rescue of pup
CHANDIGARH, Aug 18 — The injured stray pup lay in front of a temple in Sector 27, with its front legs crushed by a passing motorist. It might have died but for the help which came from a German tourist couple who decided to take care of the hapless creature as they were moved to see it in a wretched condition.Top


Crime File
Body of woman found

Campus Beat
BBA, BCA courses for all

Good response to farm course

Second counselling for admission

Consumer Courts
Company told to pay compensation

Price Watch
Edible oils become costlier

Chess titles for Sakshi, Nabhi, Ramanpreet

Guneet, Hardvin winTop

'Our party made enemy retreat'
Chandi Mandir, Aug 18 — " It is an unreal feeling when you are injured and alone with limited ammunition on a far flung snow covered peak waiting for the enemy to overrun your position. It is as if the time has stopped. Suddenly you hear the enemy approaching and there is no time to think. You feel a surge of adrenalin in your veins, the fingers curl around the gun trigger and a fusillade of bullets stops the enemy in its tracks, " reminisces Grenadier Ashok Kumar, 16 GrenadiersTop

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