Wednesday, February 26, 2003, Chandigarh, India


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Seminar on telemedicine
Our Correspondent

Gurgaon, February 25
A seminar on telemedicine was held at Private Hospital in Phase II of DLF City here recently by the medical fraternity of Gurgaon in association with the local chapter of the Indian Medical Association.

Addressing his keynote speech, Prof R. Gerzer, Director of the Institute of Aerospace Medicine at the German Aerospace Centre, Cologne, impressed upon the doctors of the need of telemedicine in the fast moving world where the people cannot afford to visit different places to get themselves treated.

Dr Gerzer, an international authority on the subject, is the professor and chairman of the Institute of Aviation Medicine at the University of Aachen, Germany. He is a consultant to the ESA (European Space Agency) and NASA. He had till recently been the expert advisor on telemedicine to the G-7 countries and the World Health Organisation.

Welcoming the dignitaries and the doctors from all over Gurgaon and the surrounding areas, Dr K. S. Sachdev, the medical director of Private Hospital, said that telemedicine had been started in the hospital. A live demonstration was organised with a live session of telemedicine link-up of the hospital with Charite University of Berlin wherein two cases were discussed by the doctors in Gurgaon and Berlin.


Bright Club sail into final of Rajdhani cup 
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, February 25
A match-winning spell of 3 for 23 by medium-pacer Surender Choudhary helped Bright Club defeat Central Warehousing Corporation by four wickets and enter the final of the third Rajdhani Sports Trophy Cricket Tournament at the Khalsa College ground.

Scores: CWC: 89 for 9 in 18 overs (Rajeev Vinayak 23, Gaurav Sharma 20, Surender Kumar Chaudhary 3 for 23, Sumil Nalwal 2 for 10).

Bright Club: 90 for 6 in 17 overs (Rajender Bisth 37, Nischal Gaur 25 no, Sunil Sudan 4 for 11).

Due to the wet condition of the pitch, the match was reduced to 18 overs a side.

BL Kashyap beat JRA

An unbeaten 53 by Puneet Kashyap helped B L Kashyap Group defeat J Ranganathan Associates (JRA) by five wickets in the tenth Teri Cup Cricket League at the Teri Oval. Puneet was named the man of the match.

Scores: J Ranganathan Associates: 147 for 9 in 25 overs (Mohan Chauhan 39, 4x4; Suresh Narayanan 31, 2x4; Naresh Kumar 3 for 30, Deep Singh 3 for 23, Atul Kashyap 2 for 24).

B L Kashyap Group: 148 for 5 in 23 overs (Puneet Kashyap 53 no, 7x4; Deep Singh 29, 2x4; D Ranganathan 2 for 29, K A Sriram 2 for 32).

Hughes record big win

Hughes Software Systems recorded a handsome five-wicket victory against Churchill in the Reebok Cricket Tournament.

Scores: Churchill: 135 for 9 in 25 overs (Vikas Gupta 51, 4x6, 6x1; Subroto Ghosh 15, 4x2; Sriniwas Vangaru 3 for 33, Sachin Singh 2 for 22, Ashwani Dosaj 2 for 26).

Hughes Software Systems: 136 for 5 in 18.1 overs (Ashwani Dosaj 39, 4x6; Sharad Aggarwal 37, 4x6; Sumit Khungar 3 for 27). Ashwani Dosaj was named the man of the match.

Richa Exports advance

Richa Exports trounced E Bookers by nine wickets in the second Turf Corporate Cricket Challenge at the Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce ground, Pitampura. Ishneet Singh, who took four wickets for 20 runs, was declared the man of the match.

Scores: E Bookers: 85 all out in 18.5 overs (Rajesh Magow 20, Ishneet Singh 4 for 20, Sidhant 2 for 20, Gaurav Uppal 2 for 18).

Richa Exports: 87 for 1 in 11.5 overs (Subhneet Kholi 35 n.o, Krishna 39 n.o).

Hudco beat Sapient

Hudco beat Sapient by 19 runs in a league match of the Suntan Cricket Cup at the Central Secretariat ground. 

Scores: Hudco: 166 for 9 in 25 overs (Rajneesh Saxena 32, 4x6; Jitender Madan 45, 4x8; Mukesh 25, 4x5; Parag 2 for 30, Abhishek 2 for 18).

Sapient: 147 all out in 23 overs (Rajat Mathur 50, 4x9; Kamal Kumar 22, 4x3; V K Shukla 4 for 31, Suresh Negi 2 for 12). 


World Cup ratings
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, February 25
The on-going World Cup cricket championship would be rated through the Ceat Cricket Rating. The points system that governs the seven-year-old CEAT Cricket Rating will be applied separately to individual performances in each and every match. The player who accumulates the highest aggregate of points at the end of the tournament will be declared the “CEAT World Cup Cricketer-2003”.

The CEAT World Cup Rating was first implemented during the 1999 World Cup. Indian vice-captain Rahul Dravid had topped the rating with 461 runs and a tally of 23 points.

In the current edition, Sachin Tendulkar leads the World Cup Rating with 15 points from 321 runs gathered in four matches.


Ram Babu appointed match referee
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, February 25
Former Test umpire and treasurer of the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) Ram Babu Gupta has been appointed match referee for two Ranji Trophy matches by the Board of Control for Cricket in India.

DDCA vice-president C K Khanna said here today that Ram Babu Gupta will be the match referee for the one-day Ranji Trophy Inter-Zonal matches between Maharashtra and Bengal and Tamil Nadu and Bengal to be played in Chennai on March 5 and 7 respectively.

Coaching Book released

A “Cricket Coaching Handbook” was released by former Test opener Chetan Chauhan in the Capital on Tuesday.

Written by former Delhi player Venkat Sundaram, the book is a valuable guide for beginners as well as established players to brush up their natural talents.

The book contains tips on basic techniques of playing cricket as well as the methods to be adopted at the higher level, with the support of pictures.

Former Indian captain Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi has penned the preface.


Raghubir Willowers win

New Delhi: Raghubir Willowers defeated Delhi Gymkhana by seven wickets in an A-II Division match. 

Scores: Delhi Gymkhana: 145 for 8 in 40 overs (Varun Loht 34, Sourabh Malik 32, Satpal Yadav 4 for 30, Praghat Singh 3 for 25). 

Raghubir Willowers: 147 for 3 in 26.4 overs (Pargat Singh 45, Rahul Yadav 45, Hemant Kumar 24 n.o). OSR


Inborn overwhelm Daryaganj in DDCA League
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, February 25
Inborn Cricketers defeated Daryaganj by three wickets in an A-I Division match of the DDCA League at the Ramjas Sports Complex ground.

Scores: Daryaganj: 138 all out in 33.4 overs (Pramod Bhati 25, Ashish Sharma 23, Sachin Gupta 3 for 17, Rohit Jagota 3 for 21, Rahul Tanwar 2 for 31).

Inborn Cricketers: 139 for 7 in 38.4 overs (Rahul Ahuja 40, Vijay Arya 3 for 31, Kapil Mehta 2 for 17).

Malviya Club beat Youngsters by eight wickets in a Super A Division match at the Kotla-I ground.

Scores: Youngsters: 167 all out in 32.3 overs (Jitender Solanki 58, Sunit Sharma 32, Manoj Goel 3 for 21, Kuldeep Diwan 3 for 30, T Anand 2 for 19).

Malviya Club: 168 for 2 in 29.4 overs (Padamjit Sahrawat 60 n.o., Bhanu Sharma 57 n.o).

Ekta Club beat Lala Ramcharan Club by 24 runs in an A-II Division match at Kotla I ground.

Scores: Ekta Club: 226 for 8 in 40 overs (Anand Kasana 66, Gurpreet Singh 39, Arjun Kumar 2 for 16, Shammi Wadhwa 2 for 28).

Lala Ramcharan Club: 202 all out in 36.4 overs (Parvinder Singh 88 n.o., Gurpreet Singh 3 for 15).

Vipul Sarees beat Young Delhi by 11 runs in a B Division match at Kotla No 2 ground.

Scores: Vipul Sarees: 326 all out in 39.2 overs (Ashish Sharma 80, Akash Kumar 55, Varun Gupta 48, Pritam Singh 37, Sanjay Kumar 3 for 50, Lokesh Jain 2 for 70).

Young Delhi: 315 all out in 40 overs (Puneet Berry 87, Rajender Singh 70, Sanjay Kumar 35, Vikas Rathi 4 for 35).

Kishan Ganj beat Central Bank by six wickets in an A-I Division match at the Yamuna Sports Complex ground.

Scores: Central Bank: 81 all out in 34.2 overs (Nitin Goel 21, Rohit Sharma 3 for 12, Jagjeet Singh 2 for 17).

Kishan Ganj Gymkhana: 82 for 4 in 14.2 overs (Rohit Sharma 41, Dinesh Yadav 20).


HUDA drive against houses turned shops
Our Correspondent

Sonepat, February 25
The officials of the Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) have launched a campaign against the owners of the houses who have converted their houses into shops and other commercial establishments in violation of the rules and regulations in Sectors 14, 15, 23 and 12 of this city. According to a report, the officials armed with a strong contingent of police, stormed into Sector 15 and sealed more than a dozen shops in it.

This caused a panic among the house owners and the shopkeepers who alleged that the officials had not allowed them to remove their goods and other valuables from the shops.

Some shopkeepers tried to stop the officials from sealing the shops but they were pushed back by the police. Thereupon, a few shopkeepers rushed to the office of the Deputy Commissioner, but he was not there. The shopkeepers returned disappointed.

The officials of HUDA said that they had already served the notices on the house owners asking them to close down the shops and other commercial establishments from the residential areas.

The shopkeepers, they alleged, did not pay any attention. so, they have no alternative than to take action against them in accordance with the HUDA rules.

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