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Youth held hostage on ship in Dubai
CHANDIGARH, Nov 13 — The lure of making it big has landed a Nawanshahr youth in trouble. His employers are allegedly holding him hostage in Dubai while a city-based woman agent and her associates pressurising his father to arrange for ransom or face the consequences.

Beat system to get boost
CHANDIGARH, Nov 13 —The beat system will be strengthened and more beat boxes and police assistance booths will soon dot the city.

Colourful dances by kids
CHANDIGARH, Nov 13 — Colourful dances were presented by tiny tots of Bhavan Vidyalaya on the occasion of the school's annual day at Tagore Theatre here today.

Wife convicted of abetting rape
CHANDIGARH, Nov 13 — Nearly 13 years after a class VIII student was raped by a deputy superintendent of police, the UT Additional District and Sessions Judge, Mr. G.S. Sandhu, today sentenced the DSP's wife to seven years' rigorous imprisonment, besides imposing a fine of Rs 2,000.

116 recruits join ITBP
BHANU( Ramgarh), Nov 13 — It was a big day for 116 recruits of the 122 GD batch of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force who formally joined the force at an impressive passing out parade ceremony at Basic Training Centre, Bhanu, today.

Functions on November 14 Discussions on health

Tree case: notice issued
CHANDIGARH, Nov 13 — On a civil suit seeking directions for declaring a "contract" for chopping 50 mango, neem and pipal trees as "illegal, void and against public interest", UT Sub Judge (Junior Division), Mr Naval Kumar, today issued notice for November 16.

Lively, animated discussion on city planning
CHANDIGARH, Nov 13 — The debate, though slightly off the subject — on "Future Urban Planning Issues of Chandigarh" was lively and generated animated discussions at the Sector 23 Bal Bhavan here this afternoon.

'Care for old needs attention'
CHANDIGARH, Nov 13 — Care of the old requires special attention because their dependence increases and the ability to stay alone decreases, said noted writer Bhisham Sahni at Panjab University here today.
Students' gesture for Orissa

Bandh call by Beopar Mandal

11 artists to be honoured

SGPC chief criticised

No power cuts from tomorrow

Magistrates join duty



Crime File
Man arrested for stealing

Cultural Scene
Face to face with melody king

Price Watch
Tomato, onion dearer

PGI club enter final

Panchkula schools get top honoursTop


Gorgeous out of uniform — Naina Rana, a plus-one student.
Gorgeous out of uniform — Naina Rana, a plus-one student, cherishes dreams of becoming Miss India. Over 50 still-ads and 25 ramp shows to her credit, she took to modelling at the age of 14. — A Tribune photograph
If you've got the looks, who needs books ?
CHANDIGARH, Nov 13 — "I'm gonnabe a vee-jay," ceremoniously declares cute and cuddly Tina, cherishing the mascara-lined eyes fluttering in the gold-rimmed mirror. "When I grow up, that is," she chirps, smacking her curved crimson lips. For her and for so many on-the-move mannequins with a "bright future", the idea of slogging into a doctor's coat is repulsive.

Garbage dumped at cremation ground
SAS NAGAR, Nov 13 — The hands of the local municipal council seem to be tied regarding a serious civic problem in the town. It has no proper sanitary land-fill site to dump garbage, including non-organic and bio-medical waste, generated here.

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