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Chandigarh’s Sukhna Lake hits rock bottom (Letter from Chandigarh) (With Images)


June 11th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 11 (IANS) Chandigarh's famous Sukhna Lake, the most-visited tourist spot in the 'City Beautiful', is gasping for breath and attention.Built in 1958, huge areas of the lake's ... Read more...

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Panel formed to preserve Chandigarh architectural heritage


June 4th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 4 (IANS) The central government has set up an expert committee to preserve the architectural heritage of Chandigarh, an official said here Friday. Chandigarh administrator and Punjab Governor Shivraj Patil ... Read more...

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As Chandigarh grows, its famous Sukhna Lake shrinks


February 18th, 2010 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Feb 18 (IANS) Chandigarh's famous landmark, the Sukhna Lake, is shrinking and has been reduced to half its original size even as the 'City Beautiful' continues to expand. The man-made ... Read more...

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Congress aims for a hat-trick in Chandigarh


May 12th, 2009 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 12 (IANS) The Congress and its sitting MP Pawan Kumar Bansal are aiming for a hat-trick of victories in the Chandigarh parliamentary constituency which goes to the polls Wednesday. With ... Read more...

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Chandigarh to digitise documents of Le Corbusier


February 2nd, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 2 (IANS) Some invaluable documents related to legendary French architect Le Corbusier who planned Chandigarh in the 1950s can be seen online very soon, thanks to a move to digitise ... Read more...

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