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Physiotherapy wing opened at Saket Hospital
Our Correspondent

Panchkula, February 10
A career-oriented course in physiotherapy will be launched by the Haryana Saket Council at Panchkula, which will be duly recognised and affiliated with the universities in Haryana. Dr A.R. Kidwai, the Governor of Haryana, announced this while inaugurating a new block of the Modern Physiotherapy Department at Saket hospital in Sector 1 here.

Lauding the services rendered by the council for resurrecting the lives of the handicapped and physically challenged the Governor gave a grant of Rs 1 lakh to the council today. Dr Kidwai was appreciative of the sympathetic and affectionate behaviour of the staff, especially the women, and he exhorted the people to come forward to serve the needy in the society.

Welcoming the chief guest, the Saket Hospital director, Dr Jasper Singh Bhatia, disclosed that the new modern physiotherapy block had four sections, including the occupational and physiotherapy consultation wing, electrotherapy section, cerebral palsy and modern medical gymnasium, the first of its kind in North India.

The electrotherapy wing too has the latest Japanese imports like microwave diathermy, interferential therapy and intermittent cervical and lumbar traction machines. Mr Brijendra Singh, DC, Mr Balbir Singh, SP, Mr Virender Singh Dahiya, SDM, and Ms Vandna Disodia, Ms Monika Malik and doctors from Saket Hospital were present.



400 examined at medical camp

Dera Bassi, February 10
Over 400 persons, including students of Deepmala Public School, were examined at a free medical organised on the school premises here today. According to a press note, the camp was inaugurated by Mr K.L. Gandhi, president of the Dera Bassi Press Club.A team of doctors led by Dr Ram Kumar from the local Civil Hospital, examined the patients.
Mr Bhupinder Saini, a state awardee, was the chief guest at the camp where students were provided with free medicines. TNS



AG Punjab retain trophy
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, February 10
AG Punjab retained the trophy, defeating Delhi Audit by 5-3, in the North Zone Indian Audit and Accounts Departmental Hockey Tournament 2005-06 that concluded at the Hockey Stadium, Sector 42, here today.

Both teams levelled 1-1 in the stipulated time. The match had to be decided by a tie-breaker. It was a game of nerves and fluctuating fortunes AG Punjab ultimately scored four goals through strikers Tabish Hayat, Manoj, Vikram Saini and Ravinder Singh. Prem Kumar, goalie for AG Punjab, proved formidable for the Delhi Audit team.

Earlier, AG Punjab, mounting the attack, took an initial lead in the ninth minute of the game when centre forward Ravinder Singh pushed the ball into the goal-post on a beautiful pass made by Inderjit Singh.

After half time, Jagminder Singh of Delhi Audit made no mistake in converting a penalty corner into goal.

The three-day tourney concluded today. Veterans of hockey such as the three-time Olympian and Padmashree Awardee Balbir Singh, Tarlochan Singh Bawa and Y.P. Vohra, (Secretary, Chandigarh Hockey Association) were honoured at an impressive ceremony presided over by Mr Nand Lal, Accountant-General (A&E), Punjab and the UT Chandigarh. Padamshree Awardee Balbir Singh gave away prizes to the winning and runner-up teams.



Nalagarh House shines
Tribune News Service

Mohali, February 10
The Nalagarh House team comprising Manisha Shastri, Dilshad Sidhu and Jaipreet stood first in the over-15 category (girls) in the 4X 400 metres relay race event during the penultimate day of the Annual Athletics meet of Yadavindra Public School at its premises here today.

In the boys’ category, Harshdeep Singh stood first in the under-16 category in the 800 metres race.

The results:

Girls: Over 15 (4x400m) : Dilshad Sidhu, Manisha Shastri, Jaipreet Dhanoa 1, Puneet Kaur, Amneet, Simran 2, Seonhe Oh, Jasmine, Harbeen, Nimrat 3.

Over 15 (1500m): Steffy

Over -15(200 m): Steffy 1,, Seonhe Oh 2, Dilshad 3.

Under-15 (high jump): Tanya 1, Jogman 2, Ravinder 3.

Under-15( 200 m): Anchal 1, Vasundhra 2, Ravinder 3.

Under-11 (100 m): Gurleen 1, Taarini 2, Apoorva 3.

Under 13 (broad jump): Aakanksha 1, Agampreet 2, Neelam 3.

Under-13 (200 m): Harkiran 1, Eshleen 2, Mannat 3

Boys: Under 16 (800 m) : Harshdeep Singh 1, Prashant Dogra 2, Abhishek 3.

Over 16 (4X400m) : Harshdeep., Prashant, Vishavjeet, Inderpreet 1, Shariaq, Mankirat, Dharminder, Harmanjoy 2, Zorawar, Sumit, Amit, Ahmer 3.

Under-10 (200m): Pearl 1, Abhikaran 2, Gurpreet 3.

Under-16 ( high jump) : Arshdeep 1, Pushpinder 2, Maheep 3.

Above-16 (400 m): Harshdeep 1, Shariq 2, Abhishek 3.

Under -14 (200m): Shakti Shah1, Jagteshwar 2, Nripjeet 3.

Under -12 ( High jump) : Jagjyot 1, Prithviraj 2, Dityan 3.

Under-12 (200 m): Abhi 1, Sikander 2, Kirtanbir 3.

Under-10 (200m): Siddharth 1, Gurinder 2, Bikramjeet 3. 



Navpreet best athlete
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, February 10
Navpreet Kaur of Tulips House was adjudged Best Athlete at the third annual sports meet of Chitkara College of Education for Women here, today.
Over 100 students divided into four houses — Carnations, Lotus, Daffodils and Tulips — competed at the sports meet.

The meet was inaugurated by Ar. S.S. Bains, Principal, Chitkara School of Planning & Architecture (CSPA). Mr A.P.S. Virk (PCS) SDM, Rajpura, was the chief guest.


100 metres race:

1 Navpreet Kaur (Tulips), 2 Pankaj (Tulips), 3 Navneet Kaur (Lotus).

200 metres race:

1 Suman Saini (Lotus), 2 Navpreet Kaur (Tulips), 3 Navjot Kaur (Tulips).

400 metres race:

1 Suman Saini (Lotus), 2 Sukhmanjeet Kaur (Carnations), 3 Palwinder (Daffodils).

4X100 metres race:

Navpreet Kaur, Navpreet Walia and Nancy, Navjot (Tulips).

Paramjit, Palwinder Kaur, Honey Attri and Ranjit Kaur (Daffodils).

Sukhmanjit Kaur, Reena, Varinder Kaur and Gurneet (Carnations).

Long Jump:

1 Navpreet Kaur (Tulips), 2 Sukhmanjeet Kaur (Carnations), 3 Palwinder (Daffodils).

High Jump:

1 Harpreet Kaur (Daffodils), 2 Navpreet Kaur (Tulips) , 3 Rajni (Carnations).

Javelin Throw:

1 Reena Rani (Carnations), 2 Navpreet Kaur (Tulips) 3 Charanjeet Kaur (Lotus).

Discuss Throw:

1 Navpreet Kaur (Tulips), 2 Sukhmanjit Kaur (Carnations), 3 Harpreet Kaur (Daffodils).

Shot Put:

1 Mamta (Tulips), 2 Harpreet Kaur (Daffodils), 3 Reena (Carnations).

House Trophies:

1 Tulips, 2 Carnations, 3 Daffodils.



Tinku helps Greenfield win
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, February 10
A superb knock of 71 by Tinku helped DAV Senior Secondary School, Sector 8, beat Greenfield Public School, Mohali, by 128 runs. In the second match of the Knock out Stage PCA Parle Tournament played at DAV School, Sector 8, here, today, DAV School won the toss and elected to bat.

DAV scored 339 for 8 in 50 overs, Tinku (71), Abhishek (41) Arjit Gupta (57) and Himanshu Chawla (57) were the main contributors for Chandigarh. Harpreet Singh Jr. (2 for 60) , Gunjot (2 for 60 ) and Navneet (2 for 35) were the main wicket-takers for Greenfield Public School, Mohali.

In reply, Greenfield Public School could pile up only 211 runs for 7 in the allotted 50 overs.

Brief scores:

DAV-8, Chd: 339 for 8 in 50 overs. Tinku (71), Abhishek (41), Arjit Gupta (57) and Himanshu Chawla (57) Harpreet Singh Jr. (2 for 60), Gunjot ( 2 for 60 ) and Navneet (2 for 35). Greenfield Public School, Mohali: 211 for 7 in 50 overs. Yuvraj Singh (46), Navneet (30), Rahul (31), Harpreet Singh (37), and Vikram 19 not out Aman 2 for 36, Japneet 2 for 24 and Angad 2 for 33.



LPG godown sites allotted
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, February 10
At least 22 sites for LPG godowns were today allotted through a draw of lots by the Chandigarh Administration. The sites are located in peripheral areas of the city.
Since a consensus for allotment of sites could not be reached, the draw of lots was held, said a senior officer of the Chandigarh Administration.

The way for allotment of LPG godowns was cleared after the standoff between the Chandigarh Administration and the All-India LPG Distributors Federation over the allotment of sites was resolved recently.

Now, LPG dealers would have to pay a nominal rent of around Rs 3961 per month against the earlier rent of around Rs 13,000 per month. The dealers have on several occasion gone on strike against the demolition of their illegal godowns by the Administration.



Showroom nets 16.41 cr
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, February 10
A three-bay(172-174) showroom in Sector 34 netted a revenue of Rs 16.41 crore to the Chandigarh Housing Board at an auction held here today. The property was priced at Rs 7 crores.

A booth(1010) in Sector 38 (west) bagged Rs 23.70 lakh to the CHB kitty against the reserve price of Rs 20 lakh. The reserve price for the booths in Sector 51 was fixed at Rs 14 lakh. As many as five booths were auctioned.

The highest bid for a booth in Sector 51 was recorded at Rs 41 lakh and another one at Rs 40.10 lakh. The other three booths went for Rs 36.70 lakh, Rs 37.60 lakh and Rs 37 lakh.

As many as five booths in Sector 51 were withdrawn from the auction and three from Sector 38 (west) were also withdrawn. The bidders are expected to pay 25 per cent of the amount at the site of the auction and the remaining amount is payable within 30 days.

Mr Amar Nath, Chief Executive Officer of the CHB, said at least one more auction will be held later this year to ensure maximum benefit for the CHB.


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