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Chiefs of education boards attend NCERT meeting
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, November 21
The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) organised the 13th Conference of Chairpersons of Boards of School Education in collaboration with the Council of Boards of School Education (COBSE).

The two-day event, which concluded here today, discussed issues, including the development of National Examination Reform Framework, introduction of grading system and implementation of continuous and comprehensive evaluation.

The Examination Reform Framework prepared by the NCERT was also discussed. Recommendations were made to incorporate new curricular areas such as information technology, entrepreneurship and learning how to learn.

It was pointed out during the meeting that institutional evaluation, teacher evaluation and curriculum evaluation might also be part of the examination reform framework.

Most of the boards have expressed their willingness to accept the grading system and will take a decision to implement the same. The boards also agreed to the implementation of the continuous and comprehensive evaluation. As many as 20 boards from across the country participated in the meeting.


Dujana college holds quiz contest
Our Correspondent

Jhajjar, November 21
The Government College, Dujana organised a quiz contest on English and Psychology subjects yesterday.

Mr Joginder Singh Ahlawat, Principal of the college, informed that Neetu of Adarsh Mahila College, Bhiwani, won the English quiz while Geetu Malik of Tikaram College Sonepat and Manish Dhaka of C. R. College, Rohtak, got second position. Kailash of G. C. Meham and Dayavati of G. C. Dujana were combined third in the contest. In the psychology contest, team of Dayavati, Seema and Yoti from Dujana College got first prize, while another team of the same college was runner-up. The team of Govt College for Women, Rohtak, was declared third in the contest. The Principal said that teams from 10 colleges affiliated to M.D. University participated in the contests.


Society applauded for its selfless service
Our Correspondent

Jhajjar, November 21
The District Red Cross Society has been winning applause for its selfless services to the needy and distressed people in the district. The society is getting overenthusiastic response from the people due to its preparedness to help them in every hour of tragedy or moment of joy.

Mr Mohinder Kumar, deputy commissioner and chairman of the society told that the contribution of the District Red Cross Society is invaluable especially for the disabled persons in the district. It has been organising camps for providing aids to the disables time and again. He said that the ten camps to help the disables are being organised in different parts of the district. The camps for disables have been held at Beri Community Health Centre on November 7, in Dighal on November 12, in Badli CHC on November 15, in Bahadurgarh on November 17, in Jhajjar CHC on November 19, he added. He said that six other such camps would be organised in Matanhail on November 22, in Salawas on November 24, in Jasour Kheri on November 27.

On the occasion of the World Disables Day, a camp would be held on December 3, at the district headquarters, the chairman informed. Mr Kumar said that 1,002 tricycles, 97 wheelchairs, 690 hearing aids, 475 artificial hands and 421 artificial limbs (legs), 830 crutch, 1760 calipers, 65 have been distributed in the camps. Apart from it 65 polio operations have also been conducted. The total amount in these camps is expected around Rs 15 lakh. He said that a maternity and child welfare centre have also been established in the town and a lady special doctor examine the patients and provide medicine free of cost.

The secretary of the society, Mr Mahesh Gupta, revealed that about 12 blood donation camps have been conducted in different towns, colleges and schools in the district in which 865 units of blood was collected and sent to the PGIMS at Rohtak. The society is also providing financial help to the poor persons for medicines etc, he added. He also said that sewing machines, blankets, clothes and cash are also being distributed to the needy people at the time of marriage of their girls above the age of 18.

Apart from the help of poor societies, the Red Cross Society also opened a computer centre in Jhajjar and Beri for students. Two ambulance in Jhajjar and Bahadurgarh civil hospitals have also been devoted to provide emergency services to the accident victims and a new ambulance is also being brought soon. Six sewing training centre is also running in district, in which 550 women getting training there. These training student would also been provided with one sewing machines each on the completion of their courses. A craft centre is also on the cards, which is expected to be built at the cost of Rs 3.50 lakh for the poor women. He said that 28 shops complex have been constructed by the society in the town. The society has given two shops to the Railway Department without any rent for opening a railway reservation centre there.


National Stadium enter Bhavan semis
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, November 21
National Stadium Cricket Coaching Centre defeated Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan by 119 runs and entered the semi-final of the Bhavan Under-12 Cricket Tournament at the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan ground.

Scores: National Stadium: 279 for 6 in 30 overs (Akshay 69, Sobhit 63, Sourav 62, Ankit 4 for 33). Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan: 160 all out in 29 overs (Abhishek 45, Jonty 6 for 20).

Orient in last four

Orient Craft defeated Xerox by 72 runs and entered the semi-final of the Suntan Cup Cricket Tournament at the Ramjas Cricket ground. Orient Craft scored 174 for 6 in 25 overs.

Scores: Orient Craft: 174 for 6 in 25 overs (Manoj Kumar 45 n o, Sunil Karra 31, Devi Singh 35, Sandeep Sethi 2 for 48). Xerox: 102 all out in 22 overs (Vijender 22, Vishal 20, Dayal 3 for 23, Prabhakar 2 for 18, Sunil Karra 2 for 2).

Apollo Tyres win

Apollo Tyres defeated Amway by four runs in the Eventus Cup Cricket Tournament at the Airport Authority of India ground.

Apollo Tyres made 157 all out in 22 overs.

Scores: Apollo Tyres: 157 all out in 22 overs (Manmohan 37, Ashok Kumar 32, Rajeev Sharma 3 for 11, Dev Prasad 3 for 23).

Amway: 153 all out in 23.3 overs (Dev Prasad 56, Rakesh 5 for 12, Manmohan 3 for 26).


Top teams for Hari Singh Polo Cup
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, November 21
The cream of the country’s polo talent will be seen in action in the Rabo India Maharaja Hari Singh Memorial Cup Polo Tournament to be held at the Jaipur Polo ground from November 25 to 30.

The 14-goal event is being held in association with Samsung. The tournament has got added attraction as foreign professionals would be matching their horsemanship and polo skills against their Indian counterparts.

The Maharaja Hari Singh Cup was instituted in November 1995 in the memory of the late Hari Singh on his birth centenary by his son Dr Karan Singh and the latter’s son Vikramaditya Singh. The cup has since become an annual feature on the Indian polo calendar, staged every year during the Delhi polo season in winter.

Mr Vikramaditya Singh announced in Delhi on Friday that the eighth edition of the championship will have the participation of the country’s top polo teams like McDowell’s Signature, Aravalli Polo Club, Jindal Steel and Power, Zara, Teachers, South Delhi, Army Red and hosts Royal Kashmir Polo Team.

Defending champions Royal Kashmir, led by Vikramaditya Singh, start as favourites to retain the tile.

“The Hari Singh Cup has always been a major draw amongst polo teams as well as fans”, said director of Tiger Sports Marketing (TSM) Digraj Singh. TSM, on its part, will be taking time out from golf to venture into the territory of polo.

Jindal beat Haryana

Jindal Steel and Power defeated Haryana Polo Club 11-8 in the last league match of the Indian Open Polo Championship at the Jaipur Polo ground.

Vishal Singh (2), Santiago Gastimbide (2), Samir Suhag (5) and Simran Shergill (2) were the goal scorers for Jindal while Angad Kalaan (3), David Berni (4) and Phillip Elliot got the goals for Haryana.

IMA, Cavalry enter final

IMA-Cavalry defeated Sahgal Stud 7-2 and 61 Cavalry beat President’s Body Guards (PBG) 9-2 in the semi-finals of the Maharaja Prithi Singh Cup Polo Championship at the Army Equestrian Centre polo ground. G C Tunku Ismail scored a hattrick for IMA-Cavalry to steal the spotlight. Ajay Ahlawat accounted for two goals while Atul Gupta and Simran Shergill scored a goal each. Oliver Taylor scored both the goals for Sahgal Stud.

In the second match, the scorers for PBG were Bhanu Pratap Singh, Samantray, A. S. Randhawa (5), Tarun Sirohi and Ravi Rathore. The final will be played on Saturday at the Jaipur Polo ground at 3.30 pm. Signature will take on Zara in the last league match of the IPA Championship at 2 pm.


Subroto Cup soccer from today
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, November 21
Defending champions SAIL School, Bokaro (Jharkhand) will take on NCC, Imphal in the opening match of the 43rd Subroto Cup Football Tournament to be held at the Ambedkar Stadium from November 22 to December 21. The tournament will be held in two age groups—under-14 and under-17. Teams from Bangladesh and Nepal are also participating in the tournament..

The tournament will be inaugurated by Air Marshal R. C. Mahadik, Air Officer-in-Charge Administration and vice-chairman of the Subroto Mukherjee Sports Education Society, at 1.25 pm.

The opening match will be followed by a contest between St. Joseph School, Vijapur (Gujarat) and Central Public School, Srinagar.


Delhi Blues move up
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, November 21
Delhi Blues defeated K N Colts by 59 runs and entered the quarter-final of the 3rd C L Gupta Memorial Cricket Tournament for the Prem Lata Trophy at the Mohan Meakin ground.

Scores: Delhi Blues: 213 for 8 in 40 overs (Mukesh Diwan 54, Gagandeep Singh 50, Nikhil Punia 39, Abhishek Mishra 2 for 29).

K N Colts: 154 all out in 34.1 overs (Sachin Chaudhary 88, Mukesh Diwan 2 for 22, Sandeep More 3 for 22, A Katyal 2 for 3).

Sarvodaya enter semis

Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalaya defeated Frank Anthony School by 60 runs and sailed into the semi-final of the H S Sistani Inter-School Cricket Tournament at the S. S. Khalsa School ground.

Scores: Sarvodaya: 198 for 8 in 25 overs (Harsh Vardhan 50 n o, Virender Chauhan 35, Vikas Kumar 30, Amanjeet Singh 4 for 25, Vivek Verma 3 for 25).

Frank Anthony: 130 all out in 20.5 overs (Aditya Saini 35, Chanchal Singh 3 for 6).

Delhi Police whip Daryaganj

Delhi Police defeated Daryaganj Gymkhana by four wickets in the DDCA Super A Division match at the RSC ground.

Scores: Daryaganj: 218 for 7 in 40 overs (Kapil Mehta 70, Hardeep Singh 42, Pramod Bhati 43, Sune Singh 2 for 43, Sanjay Verma 2 for 35).

Delhi Police: 220 for 6 in 39 overs (Vineet Bhardwaj 73, Anil Rana 61, Sumit Sharma 2 for 31).

K G Colts beat RCN by six wickets in an A-I Division match at the RSKP ground.

Scores: RCN: 140 all out in 36.4 overs (Rajesh Madan 44, Jaswinder Singh 4 for 13, Gajender Singh 3 for 17).

K G Colts: 142 for 4 in 29 overs (Abhishek Kushik 53, Udit Kumar 21, Tulsi Kumar 2 for 22).

Rajender Nagar Colts defeated DDA by eight runs in an A-I Division match at the RSC ground.

Scores: R N Colts: 130 for 9 in 35 overs (Pawan Kumar 27, Suresh Kohli 2 for 15, Maharaj Kishan 2 for 24). DDA: 122 all out in 34.1 overs (Brijender Bhatia 31, Kulvinder Singh 5 for 28, Anmol Bhayana 3 for 9).

MTNL beat Patel Nagar by four wickets in an A-II Division match at the YSC ground.

Scores: Patel Nagar Gymkhana: 152 all out in 38.5 overs (Nitin Madan 61, Madhav Goswami 31, Sushil Kumar 3 for 18). MTNL: 154 for 6 in 37.4 overs (N C Bhatt 44, Anil Jaiswal 41, Brij Yadav 3 for 22).


CRPF shooters lift trophy
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, November 21
Shooters of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) annexed the team championship trophy in revolver and pistol shooting and emerged overall runners-up in the All-India Police Duty Meet held at the Bayari Shooting Range in Orissa from November 17 to 20.

CRPF bagged three individual silver medals in pistol shooting. CRPF director-general S. C. Chaube hailed the success of the shooters. Head Constable Bag Singh and Constable Mahinder Singh collected one and two silver medals respectively.


Sandeep to lead Delhi TT squad
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, November 21
Sandeep Gupta of Hansraj Model School will lead the Delhi squad for the 65th Junior National and Inter-State Table Tennis Championships to be held at the Rajiv Gandhi Indoor Stadium in Ernakulam (Kerala) from November 27 to December 2.

The squad: Boys: Sunal Jain, Nishank Bajaj, Varun Jindal, Vishal Aggarwal, Tejeshwar Parmar, Bharat Sharma, Harjit Singh and Yakshap Jindal. Girls: Neha Aggarwal, Shikha Sharma, Esha Monga, Joshita Bhushan, Apna Bhalla, V Malini and Anchal Kapoor. Manager: S K Taneja. Coach: Sandeep Gupta.

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