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Bansal against taxes in city
CHANDIGARH, Sept 1—Status quo on Chandigarh, simplification of the leasehold abolition system, strengthening of local self-government institutions, amendment to building bylaws, introduction of the mass rapid transport system, redress of grievances of employees and one rank one pension for ex-servicemen are some of the key features of the election manifesto of the Congress candidate, Mr Pawan Bansal, which was released here today.

58 voters from one house?
Fake votes alleged
SAS NAGAR, Sept 1 — If the revised electoral rolls of this township, recently released by the Election Department, are to be believed as many as 58 voters live in one house. Such glaring examples have been brought to light by the local unit of the All-India Shiromani Akali Dal (AISAD) workers.

Arrangements for poll reviewed
CHANDIGARH, Sept 1— To review the law and order situation and arrangements for the smooth conduct of the ensuing Lok Sabha poll,the Administrator of Chandigarh, Lieut-Gen BKN Chhibber (retd), convened a meeting of senior functionaries of the Administration at Punjab Raj Bhavan today.

Body with severed head found
SAS NAGAR, Sept 1 — In a gruesome incident, the body of a labourer with a severed head was found lying in an isolated corner of a government nursery, located in front of the Phase 1 police station here this morning.
Joint appeal by war veterans

Migrants to back BJP

BJP “misleading ex-servicemen”

BJP continues door-to-door campaign

Cong leader expelled

Musical mornings begin

4 martyrs' families get assistance

B.Ed admissions: all general seats filled

City-based engineer wins awards

Talent search exam in November

Arrest of dowry victim's in-laws sought
CHANDIGARH, Sept 1 — A delegation of members of various social and employees' organisations met Ms Vineeta Rai, Adviser to Administrator, today and urged her to direct the police to arrest in-laws of Meenakshi, who was reportedly killed for bringing inadequate dowry.

Miss North India contest in city
CHANDIGARH, Sept 1 — The Mr and Miss North India, a beauty pageant, will be held in the city after a gap of three years on September 17, 18 and 19 at the Press Club in Sector 27, announced the organisers , the Fashion Revealers, an event management company, at a press conference here today.

Vehicles banned on Sept 5
PANCHKULA, Sept 1 — The Deputy Commissioner of Panchkula, Mr Vivek Joshi, today listed some more restrictions under Section 144, CrPC, to be imposed in the district on September 5 from 7 a.m to 5 p.m.

Kargil issue dominates debate
CHANDIGARH, Sept 1 — The Kargil conflict and the factors responsible for it, it seems, still have the potential to affect the mind of the voter, at least in the eyes of the Congress and the BJP candidates for the Chandigarh Lok Sabha seat as both are apparently trying to cash in on the issue in one or the other way.

BJP trying to encash Kargil: Amarinder
ZIRAKPUR, Sept 1 — Capt Amarinder Singh, President of the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee, today criticised the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for trying to capitalise on the Kargil issue for electoral benefits. He was addressing a rally in support of his wife, Mrs Parneet Kaur, the Congress candidate for the Patiala Lok Sabha seat.

Four nominated for 'Prani Mitra' award
CHANDIGARH, Sept 1 — As part of its endeavour to promote animal welfare work, end cruelty against animals and recognise outstanding services of animal lovers, the Animal Welfare Board of India has made four nominations for the ''Prani Mitra'' award.

Students recite Sanskrit shlokas
CHANDIGARH, Sept 1 — Government High School, Khuda Ali Sher, bagged the overall trophy in the category of rural schools at the state-level Sanskrit shloka recitation competition at the State Institute of Education, Sector 32, today. While in the urban category, the overall trophy went to Government High School, Sector 7, the trophy in the model schools category went to GMSSS-16.

Janmashtami celebrations
CHANDIGARH, Sept 1 — A nagar kirtan procession in connection with Janmashtami will be held by the local unit of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) here tomorrow.

MC to take land to dump garbage
SAS Nagar, Sept 1 — The Municipal Council has decided to take land on contract for the disposal of garbage. A decision to this effect was taken unanimously at a meeting of the civic body held here yesterday.Top


Crime File
132 liquor bottles seized

Campus Beat
Passi relinquishes charge

Price Watch
Prices of pulses stable

Audit, Youngsters in goalless drawTop

Know your candidates — VII
Mr Rajinder Srivastav
Mr Manphool Singh

Nutrition, exercise, positive attitude must
CHANDIGARH, Sept 1 — The Adviser to the UT Administrator, Mrs Vineeta Rai, today inaugurated a two-day "Parent Nutrition Education Programme'' at the Government Institute for Mentally Retarded Children, Sector 32, as part of the nutrition week.

Amenities elude commercial sites
CHANDIGARH, Sept 1 — Even as the Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh (MCC) proposes to auction prime commercial property in Sector 9-C here, several areas around the sites auctioned in the past continue to be bereft of basic amenities.

Staff shortage delays work
PANCHKULA, Sept 1 — Those who have been visiting the Department of Telecommunication in Sector 5 to submit forms for new connections are a harassed lot. Most of them have been visiting the office with forms and drafts for payment for over a fortnight now.Top

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