Wednesday, February 12, 2003, Chandigarh, India


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Charitable hospital to take care of 
people’s woes in Trans-Yamuna 
Tribune New Service

New Delhi, February 11
Mahavir International, a prominent social service organisation in the national Capital, dedicated its fourth charitable medical center to the residents of Shahdara in East Delhi today. The centre was inaugurated by the Union Labour Minister, Mr Sahib Singh Verma. The Health Minister of Delhi, Dr Ashok Kumar Walia, presided over the function. The Chairman of the Trans-Yamuna Development Board, Dr Narendra Nath, along with Justice R. C. Jain and S. Mukherjee were the guest of honour on the occasion.

In his inaugural address, Mr Verma offered his residential house in Mundaka village at Rohatak Road for the construction of a charitable hospital.

Mr Verma also lauded the commendable work being done by Mahavir International and said it was involved in the outstanding work of providing medical aid of the highest standard at the door steps of more than 2 lakh patients in the Capital.

Dr Walia said that he had been attending all the functions of this organization for the last four years. He said it was rendering services with great devotion and dedication. It has been supporting the work of the government in the health sector and assured them of all support in their social and charitable works.

Dr Narendra Nath was very impressed and expressed his gratitude to Mr K. L. Luthra for donating the space and Mahavir International for starting this charitable hospital in East Delhi.

In his welcome address, Mr Shanti Kumar Jain (IPS), chairman of the organization, expressed his gratitude to the guests and stated that in the last one year, it had started two centres, one in Hauz Rani near Saket and the other at Vedwara near Chandani Chowk. It had opened its first eye center in November 1998, which was upgraded in October 1999.

Mr Vir Satinder Jain, the vice-chairman (project) gave a detailed account of the newly opened medical center. He said all types of check up and free medicines will be provided here.

IOL operations will be performed at the Qutub Road based hospital. He said that the fifth medical center will be opened at village Mundaka by the end of this year and Sahib Singh Verma has offered to provide the space for the project.



Montu slams ton for New Zealand
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, February 11
A debonair knock of 128, off 83 balls with three sixes and 20 fours, by Montu and a deadly bowling of 4 for 28 by Manish, enabled New Zealand High Commission defeat World Bank by 15 runs in a league match of the second, Commonwealth Cricket Tournament at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.

Montu was adjudged the Man of the Match. New Zealand High Commission won the toss and opted to bat first.

Scores: New Zealand High Commission: 250 for 9 in 35 overs (Montu 128, Manish 29 n o, Eric 28, Samir Shukla 3 for 60, Anoop Rana 2 for 32, Sriniwas 2 for 40, Puran Singh 2 for 44). World Bank: 235 for 8 in 35 overs (Anoop Rana 54, Puran Singh 48, Kenneth 40, Manish 4 for 28).



Daksh record close victory
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, February 11
Daksh recorded a thrilling two runs victory against St. Microelectronics in a league match of the 10th Teri Cup Cricket Tournament at the Teri Oval.

Scores: Daksh: 133 all out in 24.5 overs (Chandan 26, 5x4; Nitin 18, 1x4; Prashant 5 for 32). St Microelectronics: 131 for 9 in 25 overs (Nitin 31, 3x4, 1x6; Prashant 29, 1x4; Rajesh 23, 3x4; Rajesh 3 for 24). Prashant was adjudged the Man of the Match.

Sanjay Agarwal deadly

Deadly bowling performances by Sanjay Agarwal (4 for 4 off six overs) and Arvind Joshi (4 for 4 off three overs) enabled Clintus beat Dart by ten wickets in a limited-over match at the Harbaksh Singh Stadium. Scores: DART: 33 all out in 18.1 overs (Sanjay Agarwal 4 for 4, Arvind Joshi 4 for 4). Clintus: 37 for no loss in four overs (Arjun Sarma 25 n o).

Pan Business beat Bharti

Pan Business Lists (PBL) defeated Bharti Broadband by 26 runs in the BrandMen 11 Cricket Tournament.

Scores: PBL: 176 for 9 in 25 overs (Harinder Rawat 45, Dhanpal Negi 3 for 26). Bharti: 150 for eight wickets in 25 overs (Vipin Kumar 32). Hewlett Packard defeated Group 4 by 121 runs. Scores: Hewlett: 213 in 25 overs (Satish Menon 77, Vishal 2 for 14). Group 4: 92 in 23.3 overs (Anuj 53, Sunil 1 for 35). Satish Menon was named the Man of the Match.



St Joseph’s College beat Faridkot
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, February 11
|St Joseph’s College, Bangalore edged past Brijindra College, Faridkot 1-0 in the 10th Nehru Champion Colleges Hockey Tournament at the Shivaji Stadium on Tuesday. Adarsh Ganapathy converted a penalty corner to score the match-winner in the 59th minute.

Faculty of Humanities, MGKV, Varanasi drew with Rizvi College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Mumbai 2-2. Arun Pratap scored both the goals for Varanasi while Bhatkar Rajeev Manohar and Jada Juned Shakur were the goal-scorers for Mumbai.

Rourkela Municipal College defeated Pachaiyappa’s College, Chennai 4-1. Livnus Kerketta scored three goals while Lalit Lakra scored one for Rourkela. G Venkatesan got the consolation goal for the Chennai team.



Athletic meet of L. N. Hindu college

Rohtak, February 11
The annual athletic meet of Shri L.N.Hindu College will be held at college sports complex situated at Bhiwani Road here on February 17 and 18.
Giving this information, Dr Arun Kumar Jain said that the meet would be declared open by the Vice-Chancellor of M. D. University on February 17 at 10 am. OSR



Chowrasia all ready for the battle

New Delhi, February 11
Shiv Shankar Prasad Chowrasia of Kolkata is all geared up to face the challenge of Mukesh Kumar in the Singhana Open Golf, to be held at the Noida Golf Course, from February 12 to 15. Chowrasia is confidence-personified after his victory in the Open West tourney at Pune. Chowrasia is inspired by West Indies’ victory against South Africa in the opening match of the World Cup Cricket Championship. OSR


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