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CBI raids leave candidates shocked
Chandigarh, November 10
Officials carry a box containing answer sheets of the entrance exam for MD courses of the PGI in Chandigarh on Saturday. Tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raids at 11 examination centres where the entrance exam for MD courses of the PGI was being held gave anxious moments to candidates appearing in exam.

Officials carry a box containing answer sheets of the entrance exam for MD courses of the PGI in Chandigarh on Saturday. Tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan 

From exam centre to operation table
Chandigarh, November 10
While putting on the sophisticated Bluetooth device for cheating in the PGI entrance exams for MD course, one of the aspirants, who was caught cheating today, would have hardly imagined that she would land at the operation table.




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Car sales in top gear on Dhanteras
Chandigarh, November 10
The slowdown experienced by the auto sector seems to be a thing of the past. Most auto showrooms in the city have been experiencing increased sales during the festive season. And as many as 1,200 new cars will hit the tricity roads on the auspicious day of Dhanteras on Sunday.

The car and the motorcycle that were involved in the accident on Saturday. Tribune photo: Parvesh Chauhan 20-yr-old student killed in mishap
Chandigarh, November 10
A 20-year-old student was killed while the riding pillion sustained serious injuries when a Santro car ( PB-27-B-7428) hit their motorcycle near the Kisan Bhavan roundabout in Sector 35 this morning.

The car and the motorcycle that were involved in the accident on Saturday. Tribune photo: Parvesh Chauhan 



COMMUNITY

UT officials during a raid at Doaba Sweets, Sector 30, Chandigarh. Tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan Spurious sweets destroyed
Chandigarh, November 10
A team of UT officials confiscated around 200 kg of sweets and eatables at Doaba Sweets in Sector 30 yesterday. The eatables, unfit for human consumption, were destroyed by the team, led by Duty Magistrate Rajiv Tewari and food inspector Sanjay Kanojia.



UT officials during a raid at Doaba Sweets, Sector 30, Chandigarh. Tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan

350-kg sweets destroyed
Mohali, November 10
The SDM today issued notice to three makers of sweets and destroyed 350 kg of sweets being made under unhygienic conditions.

Canadian Sports Minister catches up with old friends
Chandigarh, November 10
After a gap of 31 years, Baljit Gosal, the Canadian Sports Minister, got a chance to re-unite with his batch mates (1992 law department). His local friends organised a get-together function on Friday evening here.

Pakistani stalls a crowd-puller
Chandigarh, November 10
People are turning up in large numbers for the five-day CII Chandigarh Fair which started on Wednesday. More than 430 stalls have been set up at the venue. Pakistani stalls are witnessing a huge rush of visitors.

EDUCATION

Chandigarh DSP Ashish Kapoor pacifies the agitating students outside the VCís office at Panjab University. Tribune photo: Pradeep Tewari PU students' stir enters sixth day
Chandigarh, November 10
PU students' strike against the hike in mess charges entered its sixth day.



Chandigarh DSP Ashish Kapoor pacifies the agitating students outside the VCís office at Panjab University. Tribune photo: Pradeep Tewari

Students paint a T-shirt during the PEC Fest on Saturday. Tribune photo: Pradeep Tewari Nukkad natak dominates Day 2
Chandigarh, November 10
The second day of PEC fest was even bigger than the first day. Students from NIT Jalandhar, NIT Kurukshetra, IISER, Indraprastha University, Delhi, IIT Roorkee, Thapar University, SVIET, CCET and UIET participated in various events.


Students paint a T-shirt during the PEC Fest on Saturday. Tribune photo: Pradeep Tewari

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NEIGHBOURHOOD

One killed in road mishap
Dera Bassi, November 10
One person was killed and another was injured near ITI Chowk, Lalru, when a car hit a motorcycle here today.

Intoxicants seized from chemist shop 
Dera Bassi, November 10
A team of drug inspectors along with the local SMO raided on a chemist shop in Lalru Mandi. The team seized large quantity of intoxicants recently.

COURTS

LAND ACQUISITION
High-powered panel tobe set up
Chandigarh, November 10
More than 17 years after the land in Lambian village of Mohali district was acquired for the development of Sector 69, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the constitution of a high-powered committee, headed by a judicial officer, for looking into issues arising out of the acquisition process.

Courier company directed to pay Rs 20,000
Chandigarh, November 10
The UT Consumer Redressal Forum has directed the DTDC Courier Services Company to pay Rs 20,000.

CRIME

Jewellery, cash stolen from wedding venue
Chandigarh, November 10
The incidents of theft at wedding venues are on the rise.

Lawyer duped of Rs 20 lakh
Panchkula, November 10
A man duped a lawyer of Rs 20 lakh on the pretext of sending him abroad.

Woman robbed of gold jewellery
Mohali, November 10
Two youths posing as policemen robbed a 58-year-old woman in Sector 70 market here today.

850 bottles of liquor seized in Panchkula
Panchkula, November 10
A team of Panchkula police in two separate incidents today seized about 850 bottles of liquor.

Man arrested for killing wife
Mohali, November 10
Rahul Saini (36) confessed that he had killed his wife on October 18.

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