Wednesday, February 6, 2002, Chandigarh, India


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GNI sports meet
Our Sports Reporter

Ludhiana, February 5
On the second day of the annual sports festival of the Guru Nanak Institute of Management And Technology, Gujarkhan Campus, Model Town, Ludhiana, semi-final matches in carrom and badminton were held on Tuesday. In carrom, three students namely, Sonia Syal of BCA VI, Sarabjeet of MCA and Prachi Bhalla of BCA- IV won their respective matches to enter the finals.

In badminton, semi-finals (doubles) were played and the following pairs made it to the last four stage. These are: Malvika and Sukhbir, Nidhi and Kuljeet, Komal and Nitika, Ravinder and Simrat, Anamika and Ruchi, Navjot and Ritika.

On the opening day of the meet, Manpreet, student of BBA-IV along with Rachna and Sheena, both students of BCA-IV, secured their berths in the final of chess in their respectives groups.

In badminton, the following students qualified for the quarter finals. These are; Malvika (BCA-VI), Priya (BCA-IV), Manider (BCA-VI), Amita (BCA-VI), Kuljit (MCA-II) and Sukhbir (BCA-VI)

Snooker tournament

Sanjeev Bharti prevailed over Nitin Gupta to emerge as the winner in the snooker tournament held at the Lodhi Club here for its members and their dependants. According to a press release issued by Mr B M Mahajan, general secretary of the club, in the match for hardline cup, Gurvinder Singh Gulati got the better of Manu Malhotra to finish third. Prizes were given to all participants. Sanjeev Bharti was also awarded a prize for Best Brake.



Annual athletics meet of school
Tribune News Service

Mandi Gobindgarh, February 5
The two-day annual athletics meet of Gobindgarh Public School concluded here today.

The meet was inaugurated by Mr Satya Parkash, founder president of the Gobindgarh Education and Social Welfare Trust. More than 600 athletes took part in the meet. The principal Ms Harinder Sraw, welcomed the chief guest and other distinguished guests on the occasion. She highlighted achievements of school students in sport.

Padmashree Milkha Singh was the chief guest at the closing ceremony. In his presidential address he lauded the school for its contribution in the field of sport and asked students to work hard to bring laurels to the country in sport at the international level. Later, he gave away prizes to the winners in different events.

The best athlete among the senior boys were Jaideep Singh, Anish Kumar, Preet Kanwar Singh and among the senior girls were Ramandeep Kaur and Navita Bassi. The best house trophy was bagged by the Nehru House. Among others, Mr Vimal Vinod Bansal, chairman, School Managing Committee, and Mr N.K. Khanna, secretary of the committee, were also present on the occasion.



Use of polybags banned
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, February 5
The Deputy Commissioner issued a notification here today against the use of polythene bags made of recycled material.

According to the notification, as per Rule 4 of The Recycled Plastics Manufacture and Usage Rules of 1999, no vendor should use carry-bags or containers made of recycled plastics for storing, carrying, dispensing or packaging of foodstuff. As per Rule 8 of these Rules, carry-bags made of virgin plastics or recycled plastics should be at least 20 microns thick.

In view of these Rules and a writ petition in the Punjab and Haryana High Court, the manufacture and use of carry-bags made of virgin plastics or recycled plastics less than 20 microns thick have been banned.


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