Saturday, November 30, 2002, Chandigarh, India

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Courses in surgery started in hospital
Ravi S. Singh
Tribune News Service

Gurgaon, November 29
The well-known local Kalyani Hospital has been chosen by the National Indian Medical Association - Academy of Medical Specialties to run a training centre for specialised courses in surgery.

This is seen as another milestone in the field of health services in Gurgaon city, considered to be on the fast trajectory of urbanisation and growth. The centre, which has been approved by the National IMA-Academy of Medical Specialties, will have courses on Basic Laparoscopic Surgery and Basic Laparoscopic Gynaecology. Dr Subash Khanna, who is considered to be one of the pioneers in these fields of studies in the country, has been made the course director of the centre. Incidentally, Dr Khanna is also the Director of Kalyani Hospital.

The centre in Kalyani Hospital will be one of the few institutes in the country and the first in the NCR to have both the courses. In its inaugural “Laparoscopic Surgery and Gynaecology Surgical” workshop organised by the centre a few days ago, surgeons from various parts of Haryana, Punjab and Delhi took part.


HCMS doctors’ meet on Dec 1
Tribune News Service

Faridabad, November 29
The annual convention of the Haryana Civil Medical Service (HCMS) officers Association will be held at Sirsa on December 1. According to Dr Ravinder Mathur, president of the HCMS, the one-day convention will be inaugurated by the Chief Minister of Haryana, Mr Om Prakash Chautala. He said that the CM was likely to announce the launching of a new health scheme for the old aged persons known `Ch Devi Lal Vridh Swasthya Yojna’ at the occasion. He said that the scheme provided through the civil hospitals, primary health centres and dispensaries was applicable to all aged persons who were unable to walk down to the hospital or the PHC.

Besides the chief guest, Health Minister M L Ranga and local MLA Abey Singh Chautala was likely to address the HCMS conference.


Indian Airlines maul SAI Centre
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, November 29
Indian Airlines scored an emphatic 6-1 victory against Sports Authority of India (SAI) Centre in the 13th Lal Bahadur Shastri Memorial Hockey Tournament at the Shivaji Stadium on Friday. Veteran international Dhanraj Pillai opened Indian Airlines’ account, and also paved the way for the other goals. He was declared the man of the match. Mukesh Kumar (2), Dilip Tirkey and S Vinay were the other goal-getters for Airlines. Somanna scored the consolation goal for SAI Centre.

Air India drew with Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) 1-1. Mukesh Kumar put CRPF in the lead, which was wiped out by Air India’s Roshan Tete. Priyo Kumar of CRPF was adjudged the man of the match.

Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) upset Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd 2-1. Len Aiyappa put Bharat Petroleum ahead. Mangra Munda restored parity for CISF and Cyril Ekka slotted home the match winner. Ekka was named the man of the match.

Bangladesh XI rallied to beat Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) 5-3. H Islam, Md. Maksud Alam (3) and Ashraful Islam were the marksmen of Bangladesh while Amarjeet, Vivek Gupta and Gurpreet Singh scored for ONGC.

Saturday’s fixtures: Indian Airlines vs CISF (1.30 p m); CRPF vs ONGC (3 p m)—Shivaji Stadium.


24-member Delhi team for Inter-State TT
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, November 29
A 24-member team will represent Delhi in the 64th Sub-Junior National and Inter-State Table Tennis Championships to be held in Sirsa (Haryana) from December 2 to 9.

The team, announced on Friday by Delhi Table Tennis Association organising secretary Hukam Singh, is: Sub-Junior boys: Varun Jindal, Vishal Aggarwal, Jasdeep Singh, Ketan Jain, Aklesh Sharma and Dhruv Saxena.

Sub-Junior Girls: Neha Aggarwal, Shikha Sharma, Esha Monga, Mrinalini Mondal, Sanya Sehgal, Aanchal Batra and Manisha Mahajan. Cadet Boys: Dhruv Arora, Aman Ahuja, Sarthak Gandhi, Kartik Kukreja, Sajal Khandelwal, Piyush Dewedi and Kunal Kathuria. Cadet girls: Esha Monga, Sanya Sehgal, Nupur Kumar, Ritika Dhanda, Nishtha Garg and Nitika Kumar.

Sandeep Gupta will be the non-playing captain. Manager: P S Negi.


DAV School enter semis
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, November 29
A strokefilled 80, studded with eight fours and one six by Shomik Chaterjee, and a quickfire 64, with the help of ten fours by Bhanu Sharma, enabled DAV Shalimar Bagh beat Mount Abu School, Rohini by 85 runs and enter the semi-final of the second Ganga International Under-17 Inter-School Cricket Tournament at the Ganga School ground at Hiran Kudna.

Scores: DAV Shalimar Bagh: 200 for 4 in 30 overs (Shomik Chaterjee 80, Bhanu Sharma 64, Manoj 2 for 11).

Mount Abu School, Rohini: 115 all out in 25.1 overs (Sandeep 44, Manoj 22, Manas 3 for 11, Abhishek Sakuja 3 for 15).

Satient win in Turf Cricket

Satient beat UTI by three wickets in a league match of the first Turf Sports Management Corporate Cup Cricket Tournament at the Jamia Milia ground. Nikhil Swaroop, who played an all-round role (82 n.o, 3 for 40), was adjudged the man of the match.

Scores: UTI: 170 for 8 in 25 overs (Nitin Kumar 52, Gagan Sharma 27, Anurag Kumar 22, Nikhil Swaroop 3 for 40). Satient: 171 for 7 in 24.3 overs (Nikhil Swaroop 82 n.o, Rajat Kumar 36, Nitin Kumar 3 for 24).

Apollo Tyres beat British Gas

Apollo Tyres defeated British Gas by nine wickets in a league match of the second Eventus Cup Cricket Tournament at the Palam ground.

Scores: British Gas: 95 all out in 19.4 overs (Manvender Jain 18, Dheeraj Walia 3 for 13, Anil Prakash 3 for 16). Apollo Tyres: 96 for 1 in 10.2 overs (Tej Pal 50 n.o).

Royal Sundaram advance

Royal Sundaram defeated International Travel House by two wickets in a league match of the first Luminous Cup Cricket Tournament at the DDA Saket Sports Complex ground.

Scores: International Travel House: 134 all out in 25 overs (Ashish Kumar 39, Palvin Tiku 28, Chaitanya Jolly 3 for 15, Anil Rawat 2 for 25, Jagmohan Batra 2 for 38).


Khalsa, Zakir Hussain move up
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, November 29
A brilliant century by Abhishek Bhandari (101, 2x6, 15x4) helped Khalsa College (Evening) beat PGDAV College by one wicket to enter the pre-quarter-final of the Delhi University Inter-College Cricket Tournament at the Shivaji College ground.

In another match, played at the Hindu College ground, deadly bowling by Naveen Chadha (4 for 21) enabled Zakir Hussain College beat Deshbandhu College by four wickets, also to enter the pre-quarter-final.

Scores: PGDAV College: 189 all out in 40 overs (Manish Arora 43, Manish Saini 27, Ashish Tanwar 20, Kartik Hariharan 3 for 30, Saurabh Negi 2 for 37).

Khalsa College (Evening): 190 for 9 in 39.3 overs (Abhishek Bhandari 101, 2x6, 15x4; Puneet Sharma 36, Jatin Anand 4 for 37, Gautam Bhalla 2 for 27). Deshbandhu College: 88 all out in 23.1 overs (Dipin Thakur 44, 4x4; Cristy Joshi 11, Naveen Chadha 4 for 21, Aftab Alam 3 for 7, Vikas Chaudhary 2 for 19).

Zakir Hussain College: 92 for 6 in 22.1 overs (Bhupinder Singh 22, Chandan Singh 13, Dipin Thakur 2 for 17, Varun Bakshi 2 for 26).

Vaisya School advance

Vaisya Public School, Rohtak beat Cambridge Foundation School, Rajouri Garden by 11 runs in a league match of the first St. Giri Under-15 Cricket Tournament at the Cambridge School ground.

Scores: Vaisya School: 187 for 9 in 30 overs (Anil Sharma 64, Amit Kumar 43, Ankur Kumar 3 for 28, Abhishek Kumar 3 for 31). Cambridge Foundation: 176 for 6 in 30 overs (Kousthuph 45, Kanish Kumar 41, Amit Kumar 3 for 14, Sandeep Kumar 3 for 32).


Kapil Mehta shines with ball
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, November 29
A devastating bowling performance by Kapil Mehta (4 for 15) helped Air Sahara beat Young Friends by six wickets and entered the semi-final of the Triveni Devi Memorial Cricket Tournament for the M. S Trophy at the Mohan Meakins ground.

Scores: Young Friends: 129 all out in 39.4 overs (Tarun Dutta 37, Raju Sharma 33, Sarfarj 27, Kapil Mehta 4 for 15, Sunil Sharma 3 for 29, Mahender Pal 2 for 23).

Air Sahara: 131 for 4 in 25.4 overs (Surender Daima 56, Anshul Lamba 46, Abhish Sharma 17, Abhishek Chaudhary 3 for 16). Kapil Mehta was adjudged the man of the match.

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