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Chinks in security at airport
CHANDIGARH, Dec 27 — Sounding of a red alert and the present security environment notwithstanding, Chandigarh airport has been doing with a defective handbag x-ray machine and without a baggage x-ray machine for the past several months.
We could not storm plane: IGP
CHANDIGARH, Dec 27 — The Punjab Police is not equipped like the National Security Guards to be able to have stormed the hijacked aircraft of Indian Airlines at Raja Sansi International Airport when it landed there shortly after 7 p.m. on December 24.

Baba held for kidnapping girl
DERA BASSI, Dec 27 — The local police claims to have solved a kidnapping case by arresting a tantrik, Baba Bhura Shah. He had allegedly lured 17-year-old local girl to flee with him.

Night IAF sorties to Leh
CHANDIGARH, Dec 27 — While there has been a manifold increase in airlifting operations in the wake of increased military deployment along the Dras-Kargil axis. It is for the first time that the IAF is undertaking regular operational sorties to Leh at night.
Tour leaves kids spellbound
Captain Batra cremated

74 plots fetch Rs 20.5 crore
CHANDIGARH, Dec 27 — Despite the much-talked about recession in real estate market, the Chandigarh Administration netted a whopping Rs 20.5 crore by auctioning 74 residential sites in the city today.

Getting ready to welcome Y2K
‘My millennium dress — mini with cheerful top.’
‘My millennium dress — mini with cheerful top.’ City damsels flaunt the new year's party wear. — Tribune photo by Pankaj Sharma
Damsels dig in minis for new year do
CHANDIGARH, Dec 27 — Teeny-weeny baby linen mini skirts with tantalising slits — revealing bare to dare mood — are pressed and hanging, good and ready, for exposing dancing damsels to the passionate heat of cool millennium parties. It's resolved. The guys can shake, rattle and roll in jeans, even three piece suits. Anything. City "kiddos" are hell bent on twisting'n shouting in long-breath-inviting pygmy skirts.
Police gears up for New Year's Eve
Hello, Hello 2000 on January 1

7-day mourning in UT begins
CHANDIGARH, Dec 27 — The Chandigarh Administration has decided to observe state mourning for seven days in the Union Territory of Chandigarh, from December 27 to January 2 to condole the death of former President, Shankar Dyal Sharma.

HUDA staff stir from today
PANCHKULA, Dec 27— With the due date of fulfilling the demands of the workers expiring today, the Haryana Urban Development Authority Employees Joint Action Committee, Panchkula, has decided to launch an agitation against HUDA from tomorrow.

Underground parking lots to be opened
CHANDIGARH, Dec 27 — To ease the parking problem in the main shopping centre of the city in Sector 17, the Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh has decided to open the two underground parking lots to the general public.

Goods worth Rs 1 lakh recovered
PANCHKULA, Dec 27 — The CIA staff of the local police on Saturday recovered stolen goods worth Rs 1 lakh which included three computers, two electronic typewriters, one printer and five ceiling fans.

No holiday in UT offices today
CHANDIGARH, Dec 27 — All offices of the Chandigarh Administration, its boards and corporations, institutions and other bodies will function normally on Tuesday, a spokesman of the Administration said here tonight.

UT Administrator’s powers discussed
CHANDIGARH, Dec 27 — Powers of the Administrator of Chandigarh and Budget of the Union Territory of the Chandigarh were some of the issues discussed by Mr V.D. Shennoy, Additional Secretary in the Union Ministry of Home Affairs, here today.

Police plan to cut accident rate
CHANDIGARH, Dec 27 — The police is planning certain measures not only to bring down the accident rate but also to decrease the number of fatal cases.

A nostalgic reunion
CHANDIGARH, Dec 27 — It was a nostalgic trip down the memory lane when the batch of 1974, and some even from earlier times, met up with their school mates to re-live memories.

NRI making film in Punjab
CHANDIGARH, Dec 27 — Based on a true life story, a non-resident Indian of Punjabi origin is making a film on a little boy who grew up in Pathankot and did just about everything to earn a living finally becoming famous and successful.

Symposium on nuclear physics
CHANDIGARH, Dec 27 — The 42nd symposium on nuclear physics was inaugurated by Dr Raja Ramanna, a former chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, at the Panjab University campus here today.
SHO told to enforce injunction order

Painting workshop for deaf, dumb

PU exams on schedule



Saheeba Dhillon, who is leading in the air rifle (ISSF) event at the Northern India shooting meet at Chandigarh.
Saheeba Dhillon, who is leading in the air rifle (ISSF) event at the Northern India shooting meet at Chandigarh. — A Tribune photograph
Crime File
Four theft cases reported in city

Corporation Beat
MC achievements 'not highlighted'

Award for MC officer

Carving a niche in tennis

Sabeeha, Viraj lead in shooting

High Court
Haryana panel members' pleas dismissed


The year that was
A year of controversies, changes, compromises
CHANDIGARH, Dec 27 — The year 1999 witnessed the controversial ''missing files'' case, complete overhaul of the Administration and stabilisation of the local political scenario after the Lok Sabha poll.
Eventful year for MC, industry
SAS NAGAR, Dec 27 — Groupism in the local Municipal Council and lackadaisical attitude of the local administration in tackling encroachments in the town were the main highlights of the year 1999.

Kerb channel work incomplete
SAS NAGAR, Dec 27 — The development works of laying poor quality of kerb channels in a pocket of Phase X, which was highlighted by the residents a month ago, have been lying incomplete.

Dead phones and harassed subscribers
SAS NAGAR, Dec 27 — Telephone subscribers in the town are yet again at their wits end. Complaints of dead telephones, missing dial tone and disturbance in the dial tone keep troubling the subscribers.

Colony cries for attention
CHANDIGARH, Dec 27 — Insanitary conditions and absence of a proper boundary wall in the PGI residential colony, Sector 12, has made life miserable for residents of the area. Broken roads, poor lighting and wild growth of grass and hedges add to their woes.Top

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