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Sikh bodies protest helmet order
Shopkeepers raise helmet prices
CHANDIGARH, June 27 — Even as hundreds of women queued up to buy helmets to avoid challans, various social and religious organisations protested the move of the Chandigarh Police to challan women who drive or ride two-wheelers without helmets.

Power cuts, low voltage haunt residents
PANCHKULA, June 27 — The power situation in the township continues to be poor as erratic power supply and low voltage has become a daily affair. Residents are feeling the pinch of heat as unscheduled power cuts are being imposed by the Haryana Vidyut Prasaran Nigam during the peak load hours.

Cultural function for villagers

Rotary Club installation ceremony held

Retired officers seek health scheme

Demolitions condemned

Summer workshop concludes

Demands of safai karamcharis

Govt accepts JEs’ demands
Asst. Engineer status after 8 years
CHANDIGARH, June 27 — Junior Engineers working in the departments, boards and corporations of Punjab were in a jubilant mood today following the acceptance of their long-pending demands by Mr Parkash Singh Badal, Chief Minister Punjab, at a public rally in Sector 22 here this evening.

Major cremated with state honours
Panchkula, June 27 — The mortal remains of Major Sandeep Sagar, who was killed in a landmine blast near the forward defence location of the Rajouri sector on Friday, was cremated with full state and military honours amid touching scenes at the Sector 20 crematorium here this afternoon.

Experts disapprove of wet dredging
CHANDIGARH, June 27 — Wet dredging is not an appropriate step to get rid of silt deposits in river beds. This was opined by a number of experts working on a similar problem at the Pushkar lake in Rajasthan.

Car rally against Pakistan designs
PANCHKULA, June 27 — The Panchkula and Mani Majra Property Dealers Association here today carried out a big car rally to protest against the activities of Pakistan on the borders. The rally started from a tourist complex here and went through all sectors of the town and finally commenced at the Dhillon cinema complex.

Holiday in city today
CHANDIGARH, June 27 — The Chandigarh Administration has declared a public holiday tomorrow on account of Bhagat Kabir Jayanti.

Memorial to martyrs demanded
PANCHKULA, June 27 — The Panchkula Residents Welfare Federation has announced to donate Rs 1 lakh to the Prime Minister's Relief Fund in the aid of soldiers fighting in the Kargil sector.

Kargil won't be election issue: morcha
CHANDIGARH, June 27 — The BJP would not make Kargil an election issue, said Mr Balram Yadav, Treasurer of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, while addressing a press conference here today.

Master Tara Singh remembered
CHANDIGARH, June 27 — Floral tributes were paid to Master Tara Singh, former President of the Akali Dal, at a function organised in connection with his birth anniversary at the Sector 37 gurdwara here today.Top


Crime File
One killed in road mishap
KHARAR, June 27 — One person was killed and two were injured in a road accident at Jhajeri village near here today.

Consumer Courts
Insurance co. directed to pay balance amount
CHANDIGARH, June 27 — The UT Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum-II has directed an insurance company to pay the balance amount of Rs 6,065 out of the originally assessed claim, along with interest and costs.

Price Watch
Rise in litchi price
CHANDIGARH, June 27— Even as ‘jamun’ registered its entry in the market today, litchi has become costlier during the past two days.

Salony wins two skating golds
CHANDIGARH, June 27 — Salony Bhardwaj who will be four years of age on July 2, today became the youngest participant to win two gold medals on the concluding day of the 9th City Skating Carnival organised by the Rollerbones here at the Sector 10 skating rink.

Facts about Joy Lall’s death
I, the father of Joy Lall, the deceased Deputy Commandant, ITBP, wish to thank you for highlighting the sacrifice of my son in J&K while on duty with the ITBP, 4th Battalion.

Chandigarh Calling
Lensman's price!Top

Central govt houses in bad shape
CHANDIGARH, June 27 — The lackadaisical attitude adopted by the authorities towards the central government housing complexes has led to great resentment among the residents. The condition of the houses constructed by central government for its employees is deteriorating day by day due to neglect on part of Central Public Works Department (CPWD).

Chaos yes, facilities no
CHANDIGARH, June 27 — The indifference of the authorities concerned has made the state of Azad market and Palace bazar at Sector 20 here pitiable. Necessary steps have not been taken by the authorities for provision of requisite facilities and removal of encroachments made by the shopkeepers.

Part-time jobs catching up
Chandigarh, June 27 — The fad of earning those extra chips is catching up with the Generation X. A few years ago, part-time and summer jobs were restricted to the metros and their very mention in a city like Chandigarh, raised eyebrows.

Meet principals
'Shun tuitions at school level'
CHANDIGARH, June 27 — Education in today's context should be an instrument for social reform, upholding justice, peace, tolerance and preserving one's culture. It should aim and prepare children for a harmonious co-existence even with nature. This is what Sister Gloria, Principal of Sacred Heart Senior Secondary School, Sector 26, has to say on the role of education in the changing scenario.

Security worries PU hostel girls
CHANDIGARH, June 27 — Security concerns are of paramount concern among residents of four girls’ hostels of Panjab University. Issues concerning cleanliness and maintenance of hygiene in the respective messes and greater availability of drinking water also upset the residents due to laid back attitude of the maintenance (engineering) office in attending to the complaints which are sent by the wardens. Top

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