Wednesday, September 11, 2002, Chandigarh, India


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Workshop on  hospital equipment

Capt Inder Singh (retd), MP, has appreciated the efforts made by the Central Scientific Instruments Organisation (CSIO) to reduce the downtime of health care equipment by imparting training to hospital technicians and doctors in the repair and maintenance of their equipment. He was addressing the doctors of Pt B. D. Sharma PGIMS and peripheral hospitals of the district here after inaugurating a training programme on ‘Repair and Maintenance of Biomedical Instruments for Hospital Technicians and Doctors’ on Monday.

Dr D. S. Dhankhar, Public Relation Officer of the PGIMS, said the training programme was being conducted by the CSIO, a national laboratory of the CSIR from September 9 to September 19. Mr H. K. Pir, senior scientist and project leader of the training programme, enunciated the objective of the programme, which was to reduce the downtime of the instruments in the hospitals to improve patient care and help the suffering masses.

Mr Pir also spoke about the curriculum of the programme, which includes the most commonly used biomedical instruments of diagnosis and therapeutics and the training module that has been designed in such a manner so that each participant receives in-depth knowledge of building blocks, circuit description and analysis, repair and maintenance technique, troubleshooting procedures, localisation of faults and preventive maintenance aspects for various instruments such as ECG, Colorimeters, Spectrophotometers, Blood Gas Analyzers, Centrifuge, Water Bath, Sterilizer/Autoclave, Microscope, Ophthalmoscope, Short Wave Diathermy, Surgical Diathermy/ Cautery Machines, Ultrasonic Transducer and Ultrasonic Nebulizer.

Dr(Maj-Gen) Virendra Singh, Director of the PGIMS, presided over the function and appreciated the efforts made by the CSIO and the DST.



Salwan Boys lift Ramjas cricket title
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, September 10
A fiery bowling spell of 4 for 39 by left-arm spinner Ashutosh Sharma helped Salwan Boys School, Rajinder Nagar, defeat hosts Ramjas School No 2 by 21 runs and lift the first Ramjas Inter-School Under-17 Cricket Tournament at the Ramjas Sports Complex ground. Ashutosh Sharma was declared the man of the match.

Puneet Bisth of Ramjas was adjudged the best batsman of the tournament while Pradeep Maan and Gaurav Sharma, both of

Salwan Boys, were adjudged the best bowler and man of the series, respectively.

Former Test player Yashpal Sharma gave away the prizes.

Electing to bat, Salwan Boys scored 192 for nine in the alloted 40 overs. They were 119 for seven at the 32-over mark, but Rajender Ramola and Deepak Rai added 49 runs for the eighth wicket. Ramola scored an unbeaten 34 with the help of four boundaries while Deepak Rai made 24 with two fours and one six. For Ramjas, Manoj Gupta (2 for 20), Karam Beer Bhati (2 for 29) and Hemant Singh (2 for 39) were the successful bowlers.

In reply, Ramjas could make only 171 for nine wickets in the stipulated 40 overs. Puneet Bisth (27), Rahul Yadav (27) and Hemant Kumar (25) were the main scorers. Ashutosh Sharma (4 for 39) and Deepak Rai (2 for 25) were the destroyers of Ramjas’ batting lineup.

Scores: Salwan Boys School: 192 for 8 in 40 overs (Rajender Ramola 34 n.o, Narender Singh 25, Deepak Rai 24, Manoj Gupta 2 for 20, Karam Beer Bhati 2 for 29, Hemant Kumar 2 for 39). Ramjas School: 171 for 9 in 40 overs (Rahul Yadav 27, Puneet Bisht 27, Hemant Kumar 25, Ashutosh Sharma 4 for 39 and Deepak Rai 2 for 25).



Ravindra School record convincing victory
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Ravindra School cricket team who beat Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan
Ravindra School cricket team who beat Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan in the opening match of the Shaheed Smriti Cricket.

New Delhi, September 10
Half centuries by Sandeep Karki and Tushar and a fine all-round performance by Shwej Khan helped Ravindra Public School beat Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan by six wickets in the opening match of the second Shaheed Smriti Under-19 Cricket Tournament for the Rameshwar Trophy played at the Mont Fort School ground, Ashok Vihar. The winners got four points.

The tournament is being played on a league-cum-knockout basis. It is being organised by the North Delhi Cricketers’ Association.

The tournament was inaugurated by Principal of Mont Fort School Bro. Joe Joseph. North Delhi Cricketers’ Association president Vineet Kumar, secretary Himmat Saini and treasurer Vijay Bahadur, Mont Fort School physical education teacher Ajay Sharda, DDCA Sports Working Committee member Praveen Jain and organising secretary of the tournament Rajinder Saini were also present. Ravindra Public School won the toss and opted to field first.

Scores: Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan: 174 all out in 39.5 overs (Abhishek Nag 60, 3x6, 5x4; Harish Bhardwaj 23, Sidharth 3 for 26, Pankaj Sethi 3 for 30, Shwej Khan 2 for 22).

Ravindra Public School: 175 for 4 in 33.4 overs (Sandeep Karki 56, 5x4; Tushar 50, Shwej Khan 28, Anuj Sharma 2 for 26).



Chetan Chauhan to head DDCA senior 
selection panel

New Delhi, September 10
Former Test opener Chetan Chauhan will be the chairman of a ten-member senior selection committee of the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) to pick the Ranji Trophy and Under-25 teams. Other members in the committee are: Sunil Dev (convenor), Anil Jain, Surender Khanna, Sunil Khanna, Venkat Sundaram, Rajiv Vinayak (manager), D.S. Bawa (manager, Ranji one-day squad), Gursharan Singh (coach of Under-25) and Rakesh Shukla (manager, Under-25). Sunil Dev will be the chairman and convenor of the junior selection committee (Under-19). Sunil Aggarwal, Bantoo Singh, Gyaneshwar Prasad (coach), S.S.Dutta (manager) and Pradeep Kashyap (manager, one-dayer) are the other members of the committee. Sunil Dev will also be the chairman and convenor of the junior selection committee (Under-17). Raj Kumar Sharma, Rajinder Singh Dara, Radhey Shyam Sharma (coach) and Devinder Chaudhary (manager) are the other members of the committee.

Sunil Dev will also head the Under-15 selection committee.

Bikker Bahadur, Mohinder Singh, Hitesh Sharma (coach) and B.S.Joban (manager) are the other members of the committee.

Former Test player Madan Lal has been appointed as the State junior coach. OSR



DPS down Army Public 
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, September 10
Delhi Public School (DPS), Mathura Road downed Army Public School (APS), Dhaula Kuan 2-1 in the Timex Kick-off 2010 Inter-School Football League for classes six and seven played on Monday.

Pranav scored the first goal for DPS in the eighth minute while Shiven scored their second goal in the 28th minute. Pushkar scored the lone goal of APS in the 31st minute.

Modern School, Vasant Vihar beat DPS, R K Puram 3-1. Hitesher scored two goals for Modern School in the first half while Sumrit struck the third goal in the dying minutes of the match. Viplav pulled one back for DPS off a penalty kick.

St. Columba’s School got walkover from St. Frances de Sales School, Janakpuri. Vasant Valley defeated DPS, Noida 5-0 at the Vasant Valley ground. Valley scored through Nikhil Ledlie (2), Suryajit, Gurhari and Rishi. Vasant Valley have secured ten points from five matches.



St. Marks, Tagore International win
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New Delhi, September 10
St. Marks School defeated St. Xavier’s School 2-0 in the Nivia Football Tournament at the Ambedkar Stadium on Tuesday. Mayur scored the first goal in the seventh minute while Sahil accounted for the second goal in the 37th minute. In the second match, Tagore International School defeated Moti Bagh School 5-1. Government Boys School, Mahindar Garh defeated Union Academy 1-0 in the last match. Karambir scored the lone goal. CRPF will take on Bhawan Sawa School in the first semi-final of Under-14 section at 8.30 a.m. Moti Bagh will take on DDA Football Academy in the second semi-final at 10 a.m. In the Under-19 matches, Moti Bagh will take on Nivia Academy at 11.30 am while Vasant Valley will meet St. Xavier’s at 1 p.m.

TT quarter-final: Ganga International School, Hiran Kudna beat Modern Child School, Nagloi 3-0 to enter the quarter-final of the Inter-Zone Table Tennis Tournament. Gaurav Madhur Jai and Arun Sehrawat were the winners’ star players. In another quarter-final match, Ganga School beat Jagat Convent School, Paschim Vihar 3-1 to enter the semi-final. Results: Arshnor beat Gourav 11-3, 8-11, 11-2; Akash beat Gagan 11-4, 11-2; Mahurjai beat Gurpreet 11-5, 8-11, 12-10.



Win for Dronacharya College in MDU handball

Rohtak, September 10
Dronacharya College, Gurgaon, won the Maharshi Dayanand University Inter-College Handball Championship by defeating Maharani Kishori Devi Jat Kanya College by a big margin of 22-10. At the half time, Dronacharya College led by a score of 14-4. Kavita and Sangita of Gurgaon scored 11 goals and 8 goals respectively. For the local Maharani Kishori Devi Jat Kanya College, Meena played an attacking game and scored all the ten goals for the team.

Cricket Trials:
The trials to select the district cricket team Under- 19 will be held at the Shivaji Stadium on September 13. Players born after September 1,1983, will be eligible to take part in the trials, according to Girish Arora, president of the District Cricket Association. Similarly, the trials to select the district team Under- 15 will be held at SD Vidya Mandir, Phase II, Huda, on September 14, he added. OC



Missing sarpanch dismissed

The sarpanch of Jakhoda village, Jagbir Singh, was dismissed from his post by the Deputy Commissioner, acting under Section 51-3 (c) of the Panchayati Raj Act, today. He has been missing since March 7 and thus had not been attending office.

Another sarpanch, Ravinder Singh of Akehari Madanpur, was placed under suspension on various charges. The Salhawas police had booked him under Sections 467, 468, 471 and 409 of the IPC on February 28. He had also been charged with embezzlement of funds.


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