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Members of SOPU and the ABVP addressing a joint press conference at Students' Centre, Panjab University, in Chandigarh, on Sunday. — A Tribune photograph
Randhawa is SOPU candidate again
CHANDIGARH, Sept 19 — The Students Organisation of Panjab University today became the first party to announce its candidate for the post of the president of the Panjab University Students' Council and the rest of the panel which will contest the PU elections.

Dead man allotted land
CHANDIGARH, Sept 19 — A person who died 50 years ago has been allotted eight acres of land by the Haryana Land Rehabilitation Department.

Hi-tech lighting plan for city buildings
CHANDIGARH, Sept 19 — Some of the important landmarks and government buildings in the City Beautiful are going to be included in the list of a few select buildings of historic importance in the country which are illuminated with the soothing and ultra-modern facade lighting system.

Kidnapping accused held
CHANDIGARH, Sept 19 — The city police today arrested Baljinder Singh Sangha, one of the co-accused in the kidnapping of a former student who had come to appear for admission to an MA course in Panjab University.

Talent search contests
CHANDIGARH, Sept 19 — More than 100 students of arts, science and commerce groups took part in a music talent search contest organised by the Government College for Girls, Sector 11, yesterday.

Vikas, Candy win titles
CHANDIGARH, Sept 19 — Vikas Mittal and Candy Brar were crowned Mister and Miss North India, respectively, in a fashion contest organised by the Fashion Revealers at the Press Club here today.

Lifestyle-related diseases on rise
PANCHKULA, Sept 19 — there has been a significant rise in the number of patients suffering from diseases connected with the lifestyle patterns of individuals .

Symposium on contact lenses
CHANDIGARH, Sept 19 — A national symposium on ''Vision correction alternatives and contact lenses'' will be held by the Department of Ophthalmology, PGIMER, on September 25 and 26 to address the emerging new technologies to get rid of glasses and appropriate application of newer contact lenses.

Site for mosque demanded
SAS NAGAR, Sept 19 — The Anjuman Falah-e-daarain has urged the Punjab Urban Planning and Development Authority to issue the allotment letter for the site of a mosque in Phase XI.

303 donate blood
PANCHKULA, Sept 19 — As many as 303 persons, including 114 women, donated blood at a blood donation camp organised by the Sant Nirankari Mandal here yesterday.

PUDA draw for plots in October

Brar on election tribunal

Jain to campaign in Kangra

12-hour power cut hits Mani Majra

Trust to develop Mullanpur

Traffic lights still non-functional

Aspects of leprosy discussed

Magician has kids spellbound
CHANDIGARH, Sept 19 — The Go Bananas Kids Club today held a magic show for its members.

Navratra fair from October 10
PANCHKULA, Sept 19 — The Navratra fair will be held at the Shri Mata Mansa Devi Shrine here from October 10 to 19.Top


Crime File
Girl killed in mishap

Consumer Courts
Electricity board penalised

Corporation Beat
More posts to be created in electricity wing

Price Watch
Fruit prices increase

To wear or not to wear

TT crowns for Shikha, Ravichandran
Rich haul by PU centre shuttlers

Need to transform police forceTop


Periphery schools face problems
CHANDIGARH, Sept 19 — Owing to lack of sufficient space, students of scores of government schools in the periphery have to sit in the open.

Subscribers demand deadline extension
KHARAR, Sept 19 — More than 200 telephone subscribers of Kharar could not deposit payment amounts of their telephone bills here yesterday.

PUDA’s no to regularise constructions
SAS NAGAR, Sept 19 — Damocles' sword hangs over the heads of owners of residential and commercial structures raised within the limits of the newly-created Zirakpur Nagar Panchayat, as the Punjab Urban Planning and Development Authority refuses to regularise the constructions, citing the Punjab Apartment and Property Regulation Act, 1995.

Govt changes cut-off date
ZIRAKPUR, Sept 19 — The Punjab government has decided to regularise all constructions which had come up till December 31, 1998, in the periphery of Chandigarh.

Phone subscribers a harassed lot
DERA BASSI, Sept 19 — The telephone subscribers of this town are a harassed lot due to the frequent breakdowns in the local telephone exchange for the past two months.

Despatches to be speeded up
CHANDIGARH, Sept 19 — To speed up the process of students receiving their printed lessons from the Department of Correspondence Studies, Panjab University, persons in charge of each course will be made responsible for the despatch of lessons from the current session.

Unhygienic conditions irk villagers
RATWARA (KHARAR), Sept 19 — Choked sewers, broken roads and heaps of garbage have made the life of villagers here miserable. They fear the outbreak of an epidemic if timely steps for cleanliness are not taken.

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