Saturday, September 23, 2000,
Chandigarh, India

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Pathologists’ meet on Sept 30
Tribune News Service

CHANDIGARH, Sept 22 — A conference of pathologists and microbiologists of north zone will be held on September 30 at the Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32.

Microbiologists will concentrate on infectious diseases which are becoming the leading cause of death. The delegates will discuss the role of ecological imbalances in infections disease emergence and highlight the relevance of the desired environment for ensuring safety from infective processes.

According to the organising secretary, Prof Neelam Marwaha, the prime objective of the conference would be to highlight the specific problems of the region and discuss the latest technological advances for diagnostic procedures.



Bhatia to act as observer 
By Our Sports Reporter

CHANDIGARH, Sept 22 — DV Bhatia, an Ex -IAS officer and vice-president of the Gymnastics Federation of India today left for Sydney to act as observer for the gymnastics event at the Olympics which will continue up to September 29 as a nominee of GFI.

Mr Bhatia is also president of the Chandigarh Gymnastics Association. Before leaving for the Australian assignment, Mr Bhatia told this reporter that he would also watch and analyse the tennis events at the said Olympics.

Bhatia said his main interest was to study various shortcomings in Indian athletes and he would like to bring the study material related to sports for the utilisation of domestic sportspersons in honing their skills. 


Audit & Accounts badminton tourney 
By Our Sports Reporter

CHANDIGARH, Sept 22 — AG UP Allahabad and Delhi Audit will meet in the finals of the North Zone Audit and Accounts Badminton Tournament. Thus both have also qualified for the All India (IA & AD) Badminton Championship to be held at Chandigarh from September 25 to 28. In the first semi finals, AG UP beat AG Haryana 3-0, while Delhi Audit outplayed AG UP in straight games at 3-0. Earlier in the quarterfinals, AG Haryana defeated Director of Audit (CR) at 3-1. In other matches of the day, AG HO beat Punjab 3-0.

Wrestling championship

GGD SD College, Sector 32 Chandiagrh won the Panjab University inter college wrestling championship by 29 points. JC DAV College Dasuya, DAV College, Chandigarh and Malwa college, Bondli-Samrala got the second, third and fourth position, respectively. Results — below 54 kg — Amit Sharma (JC DAV College Dasuya) 1, Sajid Khan (GGD SDC,Chd) 2, Jagraj (Khalsa College, Gardhiwala) 3; below 58 kg — Navdeep Sharma (GGD SDC, Chd) 1, Kuldeep Singh (DAVC, Sector 10, Chd) 2, Mohan lal (JC DAV College, Dasuya) 3; below 63 kg — Yoginder Singh (DAVC, Chd) 1, Sikandar (Malwa College) 2, Umesh Kumar (GGD SDC,Chd) 3; below 69 kg — Brahmjit (GGD SD) 1, Jagtar Singh (JC DAV Dasuya) 2, Kulvir Singh ( LLR Govt College, Dhudke) 3; below 76 kg — Rakesh 1, Kultar Singh 2, Dalwinder Singh 3; below 85 kg — Devinder Kumar 1, Ravinder Kumar 2, Balkar Singh 3; below 97 kg — Rajvir Singh 1, Baljeet Singh 2, Daljit Singh 3; and above 97 kg — Rajinder Singh 1, Davinder Singh 2, Neeraj Kumar 3.

SNOSA b’ball championships

The 2nd SNOSA Basketball Championship organised by Shishu Niketan Old Students Association began here today at Shishu Niketan Senior Secondary School, Sector 22 with Guru Harkishan Public school, Sector 38 beat Shishu Niketan School, Sector 22, 23-20. The half time score was 14-11 in favour of the host school. In the second match, DAV SS School, Sector 8 defeated New Public School, Sector 18, 24-17, with a half time score of 24-17.

In other matches of the day, Government Senior Secondary school, Sector 33, trounced DAV English Medium Model school, Sector 8, Panchkula, 59-33, while in second match, SD Public school, Sector 32, defeated St Stephen’s school, Sector 45, 58-11. In the second round, Shivalik Public school, Sector 41, outplayed GHKS Public school, Sector 38, 38-18, while Government Model Senior Secondary school, Sector 33, beat Vivek High School, Sector 38, 60-27. 


175 complaints taken up at khula darbar
From Our Correspondent

PANCHKULA, Sept 22 — As many as 175 complaints about water, electricity, soil erosion, construction of houses under Indira Vikas Yojna, link roads and compensation for the rain victims were taken up in a khula darbar organised by the district administration on Thursday.

The majority of the complaints were forwarded to the officials of concerned departments for necessary action.

The Deputy Commissioner, appealed to the public to use solar equipment to get rid of the electricity problem. The government is also giving a subsidy of Rs 20,000 for this purpose. To meet the water shortage, a proposal of about Rs 42 lakh had been sent to the government, he said.

Mr Baljit Singh, a resident of Morni complained against the Public Works Department for not making him a payment of about Rs 70, 000 for the protective spurs he had constructed along a road in March 1994. The Deputy Commissioner has ordered the concerned officials to look into the matter as soon as possible.

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