Wednesday, April 17, 2002, Chandigarh, India


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Easy wins for Rana Club, NCC Club
Our Sports Reporter

Ludhiana, April 16
The Rana Club trounced the Municipal Corporation Club, Ludhiana, by 93 runs while the NCC Club defeated the Unity Club by 5 wickets to advance to the next round of the IX Veera Devi Memorial Cricket Tournament being played here at the GGN Khalsa College ground.

In the first match, the Rana Club won the toss and elected to bat first. They amassed 219 runs in 20 overs losing just two wickets. Inder Paul remained unbeaten on 99 while Jagbir and Micky contributed 50 runs each.

In reply, the Municipal Corporation Club could manage 126 runs only in the allotted 20 overs. For the Rana Club, Jagbir and Vicky grabbed two wickets each conceding 33 and 16 runs, respectively.

Brief scores: Rana Club 219 for 2 (Inder Paul 99 not out, Jagbir 50, Micky 50, Harpal Singh 1 for 35 and Ranjit 1 for 10); Municipal Corporation Club: 126 for 9 (Sunil Sharma 25, Sunny 22 not out, Ranjit 19, Jagbir 2 for 33 and Vicky 2 for 16).

In the second match, the Unity Club, batting first were shot out for 132 runs after 19.1 overs. Inder Pal Mukhi top scored with 57 runs followed by Ajay and Bhuvnesh who chipped in with 24 and 16 runs, respectively. Bittu and Gora took three wickets each for the NCC Club.

NCC Club achieved the target in 13.2 overs after losing five wickets. Goru scored 32 runs while Sukhpal and Raja made 25 each.

Brief scores: Unity Club 132 all out ( Inder Paul Mukhi 57, Bhuvnesh 16, Ajay 24, Bittu 3 for 28 and Gora 2 for 22); NCC Club 138 for 5 ( Gora 32, Raja 25, Sukhpal 25, Ganesh 19 not out, Rajesh Sharma 2 for 14 and Mukhy 2 for 22).

Athletics meet: Students of the Guru Nanak Institute of Management and Technology, Gujarkhan Campus, Model Town, Ludhiana, reaped a rich haul of medals (13) in the V Annual Athletics Meet organised by Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar, last week.

According to a press release issued by Dr A.S. Bansal, Director, GNIMT, girls of the institute bagged 13 medals (6 gold, 4 silver and 3 bronze) in the two-day meet held on April 11 and 12. The girls also established three records during this meet.

Simrat Kaur set new records in 200 m race and long jump events while Harpreet Kaur created a meet record in 800 m race . Simrat Kaur won two 2 gold ( 200 m and long jump) and one silver medal ( 100 m sprint ).

Ravinderjit Kaur annexed a gold in 100 m and was declared the fastest runner of the university. Besides this, Ravinderjit won silver medals in long jump and discus throw. She also won a bronze in 200 m race. Navneet Kaur emerged triumphant (gold) in 400 m race and 800 m (bronze).

Harpreet Kaur clinched a gold in 800 m race and a silver in 400 m race. The quartet of Ravinderjit Kaur, Simrat, Harpreet and Komal emerged triumphant in 4x100 m relay race and Baldeep Kaur won a bronze in shot put event.

GNIMT athletes garnered 50 points to bag the overall trophy while the girls of Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana, secured 17 points to finish runners-up.

Punjab Association for Blind: The Punjab Sports Association for Blind has expressed concern over the declining standard of the annual sports tournaments organised by the All India Sports Committee for Blind.

In a press note issued here today by Mr Joga Singh, Joint Secretary of the association, it was stated that Mr Parminder Singh has deplored the irregularities in the conduct of these sports and poor accommodation arrangements made for the participants during the meet held from April 11 to 14 at Jalandhar.

The association has also criticised the technical committee's decision to cancel some of the verdicts of the umpires during this meet. The association boycotted the prize distribution function of this meet which was presided over by Mr Mohinder Singh Kaypee, Minister for Technical Education, Punjab. Following this, the organisers had promised to give more attention towards this annual tournament, the note said.



Massive reshuffle in police
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, April 16
In a massive reshuffle in the district police administration, as many as 90 police officials, including two SHOs, 27 Sub Inspectors and over 60 ASIs, have been transferred. Included in the list are almost all additional SHOs of the district police stations.

Sub Inspector Warraym Singh, who was earlier posted as SHO, Shimla Puri, and Sub Inspector Dharam Pal, who was earlier posted as SHO, Division No 4 police station, have swapped places. The in charges of almost all police posts in the city have been transferred.



Licences cancelled
Our Correspondent

Amloh, April 16
The licences of four commission agents of Amloh grain market were cancelled at the spot by Mr Vikas Partap, IAS, Deputy Commissioner, Fatehgarh Sahib, when he was on a surprise visit of the grain market on Tuesday.

The DC accompanied by Ms Rajwant Kaur, DFC, Fatehgarh Sahib, and Ms Raghbir Kaur Khehra, SDM, Amloh, had come here today and checked the wheat procured by PUNSUP, Punjab Agro, FCI, Markfed etc.


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