Tuesday, May 8, 2001, Chandigarh, India


C H A N D I G A R H   S T O R I E S


Dev Samaj and DAV teams emerge winners
Our Sports Reporter

Chandigarh, May 7
IS Dev Samaj Girls Senior Secondary School, Sector 21, and DAV Public School, Sector 8, emerged winners in their respective sections in the Chandigarh Mini-State Basketball Championships which concluded at Dev Samaj School basketball courts here today.

In the girls section, IS Dev Samaj girls defeated the Government Model High School, Sector 26, team 16-12 with the half-time score at 10-5.

In boys section, DAV Public School, Sector 8, outplayed St Xavierís Senior Secondary School, Sector 44, 26-7. The main scorers for the winner were Sahil (12), Tarun (8) and Manik (4).

Dr J.P.S. Sidhu. Joint Director, Sports, UT, gave away the prizes.

Table tennis tourney
Nadia Saini in the girls and Varun Kassal in the boys section bagged titles in the junior section of the First Talent Hunt Table Tennis Tournament at New Public school, Sector 18. Nadia outclassed Arshdeep Kaur of Manav Mangal School, Sector 21, 21-10, 21-11, while in the boys section, Varun got the better of Sumit Kinger of Shishu Niketan School, Sector 22, 21-15, 21-16, 18-21, 21-19.

In the mixed doubles final, Harpreet Singh and Smitha Kapoor defeated Tarun Kapoor and Manu KC 21-19, 19-21, 21-18.

Founderís day
The Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports, Patiala, celebrated its 40th founderís day on the institute premises today.

According to a message received here, the Executive Director, SAI, Col B.S. Ahluwalia, hoisted the flag at the Netajiís statue, which was followed by hockey and volleyball matches. In the evening, a cultural programme was held.


74 vendors challaned
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, May 7
The enforcement staff of the Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh in their drive today issued 64 challans to rehri-phari vendors and other shopkeepers encroaching upon public corridoors and MCC land in Mani Majra, Sectors 43, 45, 18, 19 and Kajehri village.

Nearly 31 challans were issued in Mani Majra, particularly of the rehriwalas and the shopkeepers who had extended their wares right up to the public corridors in the market. challans were issued to juice vendors and other unauthorised phari vendors in Sectors 43, 45 and Kajehri and their juice crushing machines were seized.

The staff also issued 15 challans to the violators in Sector 18 and Palika Bazar and Sadar Bazar, Sector 19 and the rehriwalas in the area.

Meanwhile, apprehending the move to extend a temple in Sector 29-B or a CRPF camp nearby, the staff also seized about 3,000 bricks lying nearby.


P. S. Gill repatriated to Punjab
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh May 7
Mr P.S. Gill, Secretary, State Transport Authority, Chandigarh Administration, has been repatriated to his parent cadre, Punjab.

Mr Gill ,a Punjab Civil Service (PCS) official, had been on deputation to Chandigarh for the past several years. Meanwhile, sources said a reshuffle was expected in allocation of departments at the PCS and HCS level.

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