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Chain snatcher held
Tribune News Service

CHANDIGARH, Sept 18 — The police has arrested a person for snatching the chain of a councillor of the Municipal Corporation.

According to police sources, Mrs Parsann Kaur was standing outside her house in Sector 37 in the morning when Sucha Singh, a resident of Amritsar, snatched her chain and ran away. She raised an alarm and informed the police. The accused was arrested within few minutes from near the scene of the crime and the chain was recovered from him.

A case has been registered at the Sector 39 police station.

Liquor seized: The police has arrested Rakesh Kumar, a resident of Tanesar, and has seized 100 pouches of whisky from him. A case under Section 61-1-14 of the Excise Act has been registered against him.

Trespassers held: The police has arrested Santosh Kumar, Kamalkar Mishra, Shadi Ram, Inder, Ved, Gopal Krishan Sharma, Ram Pal and Ajay Kumar, all employees of a paper mill in Ropar, for trespassing the house of a Sector 40 resident, Anil Kumar. A case under Sections 147, 149, 323, 364 , 452, 506 of the IPC has been registered at the Sector 39 police station.

Scooter recovered: The police has arrested Salinder Kumar, a resident of Janta Colony, and has recovered a stolen scooter (CH-01-N 4234) from him. A case under Section 379 of the IPC has been registered at the police station west.

13 arrested: The police has arrested 13 persons for committing various offences in the city. Eight persons have been arrested for roaming around under suspicious circumstances.

Four persons have been arrested for creating nuisance at a public place while under the influence of liquor. One person has been arrested as a preventive action.


Man attacked: Gulzar Singh, a resident of Sohana, was seriously hurt after being attacked by four persons at his house last night. According to the information available, four persons Tajinder, Harbinder Singh, Amrik Singh and Ajit Singh allegedly attacked Gulzar Singh.

While Tajinder, Harbinder Singh and Amrik Singh have been arrested, Ajit Singh has absconded. A case under Sections 323, 326 and 452 of the IPC has been registered.

302 challaned: As part of the continuing drive against violators of traffic rules, 302 persons were challaned.


One killed: Barkha Ram (65), a resident of Barwala, was crushed to death by a Haryana Roadways bus (HR-03-8681) at the local bus stand here today. The deceased, while getting into the moving bus, slipped and fell on the ground and was crushed under the bus.Back


Harleen, Manpreet win badminton titles
By Our Sports Reporter

CHANDIGARH, Sept 18 — Harleen and Manpreet bagged the under-13 girls' and boys' singles titles, respectively, in the final of the Chandigarh Ranking Badminton and Selection Trials Tournament here today at the PU indoor hall in Sector 14. Harleen defeated Tanveer, 11-0, 11-2, while Manpreet beat Oscar Bansal, 15-4, 15-1.

The under-10 boys' singles title was clinched by Oscar Bansal who had a tough match against Aman Sethi before winning, 15-8, 15-10.

The women's singles final will be played between Geeta Aggarwal and Parnita. Parnita today avenged yesterday's defeat against Isha in the juniors' event and beat Mala Gaba in a three-game thriller. Amit Sachdeva and Vivek Sharma will cross swords in the men's singles final.

Results: Men's singles (semi-finals) — Amit b Gursev Singh, 17-14, 15-7; Vivek b Ashish Sharma, 15-12, 17-15; boys singles (semi-finals) — Deepak Sidhu b Naresh, 15-1, 15-6; Vivek Sharma b Varun Sharma, 15-10, 15-3.

Doubles semi-finals — S. Deepak and Vivek b Akash Sethi and Puneet Bansal, 15-5, 15-10; Naresh and Arun b Akash Singh and Varun, 15-8, 10-15, 15-9; boys under-13 singles (final) — Manpreet b Oscar, 15-4, 15-1; women's singles (semi-final) — Geeta Aggarwal b Iasha Sharma, 11-1, 11-2; Parnita b Mala Gaba, 9-11, 11-6, 11-3. Girls under-13 singles (semi-final) — Tanveer b Shilpa, 1-7, 11-6; Harleen b Mehak, 11-3, 11-2.

Final — Harleen b Tanveer, 11-0, 11-2; doubles (final) — Harleen and Tanveer b Shilpa and Mehak, 15-11, 13-15,15-8.

Veterans' doubles above-35 (semi-final) — M.P. Dogra and Vijay Kumar b Anil and A.S. Bawa, 15-4, 14-17, 15-10; Jatinder Mahajan and Anil Mittal b M.P. Dogra and Vijay, 15-5, 15-5; veteran's singles above-35 — M.P. Dogra b Sunil Behl, 15-11, 15-3.

Above-45 — M.P. Dogra b Anil, 15-0, 15-5; above-45 doubles — M.P. Dogra and Subhash Nagpal b M.C. Sethi and Sewa Singh, 15-4, 15-3; under-10 boys singles (final) — Oscar b Aman Sethi, 15-8, 15-10; women doubles — Mala and Parnita b Isha and Nidhi, 15-7, 15-7.

Sub-junior volleyball: The 13th Chandigarh Sub-Junior Volleyball Championship began here today at Shivalik Public School, Sector 41. The first match was played between SPS-41 and Sports Complex, Sector 46, The former won the match, 25-13, 25-9. The match was inaugurated in the morning by Mr Suresh Harmilapi, the Director in Charge of the SAI Northern Centre in Chandigarh.

Other results are as follows: Boys — CC-7 b AIPS-41, 25-12, 15-7; GMHS-26 b GMHS-33, 25-9, 25-12; GMHS-27 b Sharda School-40, 25-20, 19-25, 25-17; CC-7 b Sharda School-40, 25-10, 25-10; Young Club-35 b AIPS-40, 25-13, 18-25, 25-23.

Girls — SAI-18 b GSSS-27, 25-9, 25-6; SAI-18 b KVS-47, 25-10, 25-11; SC-46 b GMHS-26, 25-17, 25-20.

Aditya, Nadia win sub-jr TT: Aditya Puri of Delhi and Nadia Saini of Chandigarh bagged the sub-junior boys' and girls' singles titles, respectively, in the North Zone Rotary Central Table Tennis Tournament being played here at the Sector 23 table tennis hall.

In the final, Aditya Puri defeated Mandeep Singh of KVS, 21-14, 21-18, while Nadia who had yesterday pocketed the cadet girls' singles title, today added another feather in her cap by clinching the sub-junior title after beating Ramanpreet Kaur of AKISPS, 21-13, 17-21, 21-16.

Earlier in the semi-finals, Aditya Puri beat Sajal Kaushal, 21-9, 21-19. In the girls' semi-finals, Nadia Saini beat Gagandeep Kaur, 20-22, 21-10, 21-12, while Ramanpreet defeated Manisha Sharma of Patiala, 21-11, 21-18.

In the boys' singles section, Ritesh of Himachal Pradesh, Aditya Puri of Delhi, Anshu Adalakha of Delhi and Neeraj Kumar of Haryana advanced into the semi-finals by defeating Varun, Ramit, Mandeep and Amit Jain, respectively.

In the girls' singles section, Amarpreet Kaur of Chandigarh, Manisha Sharma of Patiala, Nadia Saini of Chandigarh and Megha Kassal also of Chandigarh entered the semi-finals by beating Pooja Soni, Arshdeep Kaur, Gagandeep Kaur and Ramanpreet Kaur, respectively, in the quarterfinals.

Women players who made it to the last eight include Kuldeep Kaur, Barkha K.C., Rajni Gupta, Shikha Sharma, Samriti, Anuradha Bansal, Nitika and Shikha Ghai.

Hockey matches: South Western Air Command defeated Southern Air Command, 2-1, while Central Air Command defeated Air headquarters, 6-2, and Maintenance Command blanked out Eastern Air Command, 5-0, in the Inter-Command Air Force Hockey Championship being played here at the Sector 42 Hockey Stadium today.

Irina Brar wins
Tribune News Service

CHANDIGARH, Sept 18 — Irina Brar could not have asked for more. This 15-year-old Class X student of Vivek High School held on to her opening day's three-stroke lead to emerge claimant to the Stroh CGA Cup. She and her nearest rival, Parnita Garewal, played identical six-over cards today.

At the end of the final day's play Irina had a score of 152. This was three strokes better than Parnita's 155.

After a careless double bogey on the opening hole, Irina let loose a string of pars to be 3 over at the turn. She continued to play very steady golf and dropped shots only on the 11th & 15th. She then missed a putt for a birdie on the par 16th but by then she held a very comfortable lead to close out the tournament.

Parnita was still struggling with her game today and was 4 over in the first nine. For a while, after a birdie on the 13th par 5, she looked as though she might make a late bid to catch up but her charge frittered out with a bogey on the 15th.

In the under-18 category Amandeep Singh, a first timer on the course, finished second behind Irina Brar.

Young Sagar Bhatia, a student of St John's School, played steady golf again today to easily win the under-15 category with Nitin Mittal following.

The following are the results:

Stroh CGA Cup: Irina Brar (152), Parnita Garewal (155).

Above 18: Parnita Garewal (155), Anshu Shukla (175).

Below 18: Irina Brar (152), Amandeep Singh (168).

Under 15: Sagar Bhatia (169), Nitin Mittal (184).Back

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