CHANDIGARH: Even three months after the beginning of the academic session, most students of city-based government schools are yet to receive books and uniforms. The tenders for the uniforms were initially floated in the month of February but have not yielded an effect till now. Two or three common books are still missing in schools.

Telegraph workers lament its end

Chandigarh: The 160-year-old telegraph services, also known as Taar in India, will soon be limited to the pages of history. With the Union Government's decision to discontinue telegraph services in India from July 15, 2013, those related to it, feel that the government should rethink its decision. Those employed in delivering the telegrams will be rendered unemployed after the discontinuation of the service.

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