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Mr S.K. Singh, IGP, Chandigarh
Mr S.K. Singh, IGP, Chandigarh
NCC cadets for poll duty
CHANDIGARH, Aug 25 — For the first time in city, cadets of the National Cadet Corps will be deployed at various polling stations for election duty in the parliamentary polls besides the local police and five companies of para- military forces.This was stated by Mr S K Singh, IGP, while addressing a press conference here this afternoon.

HP plans luxury rail tour
CHANDIGARH, Aug 25 — Almost on the concept of the luxurious "palace on wheels" running on the popular tourist circuit in Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, the railways, in association with the Himachal Pradesh Government, plans to run a package tour with all luxury trappings on board, special coaches and top class hotel accommodation and facilities.

IGNOU, Army sign MoU
CHANDIGARH, Aug 25 — The Indira Gandhi National Open University Army Educational Project has been launched in order to enhance the educational qualification and professional skill of the army personnel.

City unkind to women nominees
CHANDIGARH, Aug 25 — Chandigarh has never been a happy hunting ground for women candidates. It has never returned a woman candidate to the Lok Sabha.

PUTA executive announced
CHANDIGARH, Aug 25 —The executive body of the Panjab University Teachers Association was announced following elections on the campus here today.

Sharma, Bansal have digs at one another
CHANDIGARH, Aug 25 — Personal and personality issues dominated an interaction programme of the two principal candidates for the Chandigarh Lok Sabha seat at the Chandigarh Press Club here today.

Kharar gets three more polling booths
SAS NAGAR, Aug 25 — Three more polling booths have been added in the Kharar segment of the Ropar parliamentary constituency.

Snake kills calf
CHANDIGARH, Aug 25 — A calf was bitten to death by a snake near the Sector 29 Traffic Police Lines here this evening.

Case likely against PUTA Secretary
CHANDIGARH, Aug 25 — A case under the Representation of People Act,1951, is likely to be registered against Mr M. Rajivlochan, Secretary, Panjab University Teachers Association, for refusal to perform election duty.

Club members get into Teej spirit
CHANDIGARH, Aug 25 — Members of the Lions Club, Nightingale and Rose, got together to celebrate the festival of Teej today.

Ex-sarpanch joins Congress
ZIRAKPUR, Aug 25 — Mr Dalip Singh, a former sarpanch of Lohgarh village, has joined the Congress. He declared his decision at a joint meeting of the Congress and the CPM, held under the chairmanship of Mr R.S. Sohi, a member of the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee.

Samajwadi claims support of OBCs
CHANDIGARH, Aug 25 — The Samajwadi Party candidate for the Chandigarh Lok Sabha seat, Mr Manphool Singh, who was a member in the 1987 Devi Lal Council of Ministers in Haryana, claimed today that he would win the election with the support of Balmiks, OBCs and minorities.

Employees refute Bansal's claim
CHANDIGARH, Aug 25 — At a meeting of the representatives of the UT, Central Government and Punjab employees today, they refuted the claim of the Congress candidate, Mr Pawan Kumar Bansal, that a majority of the trade union leaders had extended support to him in the ensuing Lok Sabha election.

Dissension brews in CTCC
CHANDIGARH, Aug 25 — Dissension is brewing in the Chandigarh Territorial Youth Congress Committee after its President, Mr Chander Mukhi Sharma, dissolved the District Youth Congress Committee.

Students to take out rally

Training programme on August 27

Reinstatement of sweepers sought

Nursing workshop concludes

EPF amount case hangs fire

Ex-servicemen to pay tributes to martyrs
DERA BASSI, Aug 25 — The Ex-Servicemen's Cell of the Patiala unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party will organise a function here on September 12 to offer floral tributes to Kargil martyrs. Top


Crime File
Assault case registered against students

Campus Beat
B.Sc.(Hons) students get special chance

Cultural Scene
Paintings on Kargil conflict

Paintings on the theme of Kargil conflict at Government Museum and Art Gallery on Wednesday
Paintings on the theme of Kargil conflict at Government Museum and Art Gallery on Wednesday. — A Tribune photograph

Corporation Beat
Congress is main Opposition

Price Watch
Cauliflower, beans cheaper

Rana, Bedi best swimmersTop


Water harvesting project helps village economy
KHARAR, Aug 25 — Mr Y S Ratra, Financial Commissioner, Development, Punjab, inspected the water harvesting project at Nadha village in Kharar tehsil, on Monday.

A specially-designed veterinary ambulance-cum-animal catcher acquired by the SPCA at its hospital in Sector 38 (West) in Chandigarh on Wednesday
A specially-designed veterinary ambulance-cum-animal catcher acquired by the SPCA at its hospital in Sector 38 (West) in Chandigarh on Wednesday. — A Tribune photograph
SPCA acquires animal ambulance
CHANDIGARH, Aug 25 — Carrying sick and injured cattle to a veterinary hospital will no longer be a problem, with the acquisition of an ambulance-cum-animal catcher by the local unit of the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. This specially-designed truck is equipped with medicines, a first-aid box and a tranquiliser gun.


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