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Health workers’ meet
Our Correspondent

Sonepat, November 17
The Health Worker Association organised a state level convention of workers at a local community health centre here today in support of their demands. The association in its meeting on Sunday opposed the health policies of the state government and criticise it for abolishing the posts in the health department.

The association also opposed the interference of European countries in the health services and demanded filling of 1080 vacant posts of multi-purpose health workers, and batter basic facilities at primary health centre. Addressing the workers, Mr Sudesh Kumar, president of the MPHWA, asked the state to disclose the contract with the European companies.



Fiery spell by Amanjeet
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, November 17
A devastating 4 for 23 bowling spell by Amanjeet Singh helped Lion Kanishka Club defeat Shahdara Sports by 12 runs in an A-II Division match of the DDCA League at the RSKP ground.

Scores: Lion Kanishka: 132 all out in 34 overs (Rajkapoor 30 n o, Deepak Sharma 22, Afroz Masih 3 for 12).

Shahdara Sports: 120 all out in 33.1 overs (Bharan Dutt Sharma 45, Pankaj Kohli 26, Amanjeet Singh 4 for 23).

In another match, Sarojini Nagar Gymkhana defeated Indo Cricket Club by nine runs at the YSC ground.

Scores: Sarojini Nagar: 187 all out in 34.3 overs (Siddhant Mandley 64, Manu Sharma 33, Kshitij Walia 4 for 26).

Indo Club: 178 all out in 33 overs (Rahul Dogra 47 n o, Sagar Midda 3 for 16, Kartikey Bhatia 3 for 26).

Ashok shines

A devastating 5 for 9 bowling spell by Ashok Kumar enabled IGIPESS defeat Ramjas College by 20 runs in the Inter-College Cricket Tournament at the Delhi University ground.

Scores: IGIPESS: 142 in 36.4 overs (Rakesh Kataria 28, Gurpreet 26, Rahul Khanna 4 for 25, Pritam 2 for 19). Ramjas College: 122 in 35.5 overs (Pankaj 24, Neeraj 22, Ashok Kumar 4 for 9, Harish 3 for 23, Rakesh Kataria 3 for 25).

In another match, Aurobindo College beat PGDAV (Evening) by 64 runs.

Scores: Aurobindo College: 223 in 38 overs (S Chaudhry 54, Sunil Kumar 44, Sandeep Singh 32, Harpreet Singh 5 for 45, Rajesh Singh 3 for 40).

PGDAV College (E): 159 in 36.2 overs (Mahender Singh 53, Sandeep Singh 5 for 22, S Chaudhry 2 for 30, Sandeep Arora 2 for 37).

Surender hits century

Surender Dayma hit a strokeful century to help Air Sahara beat NDPL by 99 runs in the TYCA Cricket League at Poorvi Delhi Khel Pari ground.

Scores: Air Sahara: 255 for 5 in 40 overs (Surender Dayma 128, Sunil Sharma 37, Prem Kumar 3 for 57).

NDPL: 156 all out in 39.3 overs (Surender Kumar 57, Jagjeet Singh 2 for 18, Ajeet Chandela 2 for 22, Anoop Rana 2 for 19).

Dogra Academy win

Sumit Dogra Academy defeated Ravindra Academy by 155 runs in the C L Gupta Memorial Cricket Tournament for the Prem Lata Trophy at Bharat Nagar.

Scores: Dogra Academy: 260 for 6 in 35 overs (Sumit Dogra 100, Randeep Singh 63, Rameez Niyamat 52 n o, Sawej Khan 3 for 35). Ravindra Academy: 105 (Sawej Khan 46, Akash Chauhan 31, Mayank Sethi 4 for 10).

Kartik slams ton

Kartik Bhatia hit a century as Hansraj Model School defeated Modern School, Vasant Vihar by 40 runs in the H. S. Sistani Inter-School Cricket Tournament on Monday.

Scores: Hansraj: 180 for 4 in 25 overs (Kartik Bhatia 102, Anmol Bhayna 32, Karan Gupta 3 for 34).

Modern School: 140 all out in 23.2 overs (Sukrit Khanna 35, Mukst Kaushik 33, Gaurav Tangra 3 for 37).



SAI Central Region rule the roost in wrestling
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, November 17
Sports Authority of India (SAI) Central Region emerged champions in both the girls and boys section in the SAI Inter-Regional Wrestling Tournament held at the Indira Gandhi indoor stadium from November 12 to 15.

One hundred and thirtynine wrestlers, belonging to all the regional centres of the SAI, participated in the three-day competition, including India internationals Kiran Sihag, Shumel and N. Dhana Devi. Former Asian Games champion Satpal was impressed with the talent of the wrestlers, both boys and girls, and advised them to work hard, and listen to the advise of the coaches, to achieve success at the highest level.

SAI Central Region logged 130 points to top the girls section with SAI North-Eastersn Region finishing second on 98 points.

SAI Central Region emerged winners in the boys section with a tally of 241 points.

Northern Region finished second on 80 points. Senior SAI officials like Executive Director C. R. Gopinath, regional director S. K. Saggar and assistant director P. K. Laskar were closely involved in the organisation of the event.



Harsh Sharma appointed co-ordinator
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, November 17
The Communication and Co-Ordination Committee of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has appointed Mr Harsh Sharma as co-ordinator of the proposed ultra-modern cricket stadium to be built near the Noida toll bridge at Kalindi Colony.

Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) vice-president C. K. Khanna, who is also the vice-chairman of the Communication and Co-Ordination Committee, said the land for the coveted project had already been earmarked by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and the BCCI was on the job to complete the necessary formalities before starting work on it.

C. K. Khanna said the proposed state-of-the-art stadium will have a cricket museum, library and a bowlers’ academy and added that on completion of this stadium, the cricket scene in the Capital will get further boost.



Rachit powers Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan to victory
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, November 17
Three wickets off three successive balls by Rachit Gupta was the highlight of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s 30-run victory over J D Tytler School to enter the semi-final of the Bhavan Under-12 Cricket Tournament at the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan ground.

Scores: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan: 145 for 4 in 30 overs (Abhishek Chetal 51, Sourav 40, Mohit 2 for 26). J D Tytler School: 110 all out in 23 overs (Piyush 40, Rachit Gupta 3 for 19, Amritesh Kumar 2 for 15).

NIIT sail into semis

NIIT defeated FCS Software Solutions by eight wickets to enter the semi-final of the Suntan Cup Cricket Tournament at the Vinay Marg ground.

Scores: Software Solutions: 126 (Himanshu Khurana 43, Vinay Yadav 36, Rajeev Trehan 20, Kapil Gupta 3 for 13, Vikas 2 for 17).

NIIT: 127 for 2 in 22 overs (Ashish Prashad 30, Vinay Yadav 2 for 13).

Six-a-side cricket

Hindustan Times beat Star by five wickets, Times of India b HT by 19 runs, Interra b Sapient by 6 wickets, Alaltel b Wipro by five wickets, Cadance b Interra by three wickets, Hughes b Denso by 25 runs, New Zealand b Neusseus by 25 runs, Teri b Bhushan by four wickets and LG beat Nucceus by 28 runs in the Six-a-Side Cricket Tournament at the Bhagat Singh College ground.



North Zone ESIC Sports Meet
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, November 17
The seventh North Zone Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) Sports Meet was inaugurated by director-general of ESI Dr Ajay Dua at the Thyagaraj Nagar Stadium on Monday. Around 260 sportspersons from the ESIC regional offices of North India are taking part in the meet. The competitions will be held at the Thyagaraj Nagar Stadium and Karnail Singh Stadium.

Railway kabaddi at Karnail Stadium: The 53rd All-India Railway Kabaddi Championship will be held at the Karnail Singh Stadium from November 18 to 21. Northern Railway general manager R. R. Jaruhar will inaugurate the championship at 9 am on Tuesday. Mr S. M. Singla, Member Staff, Railway Board will be the chief guest at the closing ceremony.



Hudco beat Gail in Phadkar tourney

New Delhi, November 17
Hudco defeated Gas Authority of India Ltd (GAIL) by two runs in the 7th D G Phadkar Memorial Cricket Tournament at the Teri Oval.

Scores: Hudco: 128 for 8 wickets in 25 overs (Ramesh Negi 39, Mukesh Kumar 45, Vimal 3 for 32, Thakur 2 for 29).

GAIL: 126 for 9 in 25 overs (Akash Bhuvan 33, Prakash 29 n o, Ramesh Negi 3 for 22, Suresh Negi 3 for 11). OSR



SG down GE Capital in Turf cricket

New Delhi, November 17
SG beat GE Capital by 15 runs in the third Turf Twenty20 Cup Cricket Tournament at the Jamia Milia ground. Rodney Charles played an all-round role (2 for 11 and 3) in SG’s victory.

Scores: SG: 102 for 6 in 20 overs (Rohit Kumar 40, Hemant Kumar 30, Rodeny Charles 2 for 11, Arijit Mukherji 2 for 32).

GE Capital: 85 for 8 in 20 overs (Joginder Sehgal 25, Rodney Charles 30, Hemant Kumar 2 for 19, Abhishek 2 for 23, Mohit 2 for 10). OSR


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