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Escorts heart institute to host first-ever AMI course
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, January 8
The Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre (EHIRC), New Delhi, has announced that it would organise the first ever AMI (Acute Myocardial Infarction) intervention course in India. The two-day course would be held on January 17 and 18 at the Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre, Okhla Road.

The comprehensive course would include live demonstration, imparting of techniques and discussion, wherein the faculty will deliberate with the participants and introduce latest concepts in AMI intervention management.

It would offer a unique opportunity for experts from world over to share and demonstrate their expertise and discuss the latest and the most effective techniques related to the treatment of AMI. The participants would benefit from the guidance of Dr Ashok Seth, Chief of Invasive and Interventional Cardiology, EHIRC, who has been recognised in the Limca Book of Records for performing the maximum number of angiographies and angioplasties in the whole of Asia Pacific region. For his achievements and contributions in the field of cardiology he was awarded the Padma Shree in 2003.

Among the international faculty Dr Cindy Grines and Dr Robert Lederman (USA), Dr Koh Tian Hai and Dr Mak Kwoon Hou (Singapore) and Dr C. J. Wu (Taiwan) would be attending the seminar. The world renowned cardiologist Dr Yaron Almagor (Israel) would be present along with Dr Thiery Lefevre (France) and Dr John Web (Canada).

The Acute Myocardial Infarction is the condition in which a segment of the heart muscle dies leading to interruption of its blood supply. It is usually confined to the left ventricle. The patient experiences a heart attack. It is usually confined to the left ventricle. The patient experiences a heart attack, sudden severe chest pain, which may spread to heart or throat. The main danger is that of ventricular fibrillation, which accounts for most of the fatalities.

Elaborating on the importance of timely intervention in case of Myocardial Infarction, Dr Seth, said: “The outcome of an acute attack (i.e., within 4-6 weeks after onset) is unpredictable because of sudden unexpected death in many cases and some may not have the opportunity of time to be admitted in a hospital. The best result from the management of patients with myocardial Infarction follow hospital-based coronary care with facilities for the early detection, prevention and treatment of arrhythmias and cardiac arrest. Most survivors of myocardial Infarction are able to return to a full and active life including those who have been successfully resuscitated from cardiac arrest provided the diagnosis and treatment is done on time.”


Bangladesh stun India, enter final
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, January 8
Bangladesh stunned hosts India by three wickets to enter the final of the Commonwealth Under-19 Cricket Championship at the Nahar Singh Stadium in Faridabad on Thursday.

India, electing to bat first, got off to a promising start when openers Karan Goel and R Parmar put on 62 runs for the opening wicket. Then they lost three wickets for the addition of just 27 runs to upset the rhythm. But there seemed to be some hope when Vikram Dhariwal was at the crease.

Another slump occurred when three more wickets fell for the addition of 16 runs tto set the clock back. Thoug Bharat Sharma cracked 45 and Davinder remained not out on 35, India’s total of 218 for 8 in 50 overs proved inadequate as Sheikh Nizamuddin plundered 86 runs with the aid of nine fours and two sixes to remain not out and guide Bangladesh to a thrilling victory.

Scores: India: 218 for 8 in 50 overs (Karan Goel 27, 3x4, 48b; R Parmar 32, 5x4, 50b; Vikram Dhariwal 45, 3x4, 70b; Bharat Sharma 45 run out, 1x4, 53b; Davinder 35 n o, 2x6, 4x4, 23b; Faishal 4 for 28).

Bangladesh: 219 for 7 in 49 overs (Uttam Kumar 11, 2x4; Mustafigur 26, 5x4, 17b; Uttar Sarkar 23, 3x4, 50b, Sheikh Nizamuddin 86 n o, 9x4, 2x6, 123b; Moballag 28, 1x6, 45b; Faishal 18 n o, 2x6, 10b; Asim Gupta 2 for 45, Narinder Singh 2 for 45).

Sheikh Nizamuddin was declared the man of the match.


Sobers Joban shines for Lal Bahadur Shastri Centre
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, January 8
A brilliant all-round display by Sobers Joban, who scored 60 runs and took four wickets for 13 runs, and a dashing unbeaten half century by Sonu Singh, helped Lal Bahadur Shastri Coaching Centre defeat Lala Ram Charan Club by 56 runs in the DDCA League at the Ramjas Sports Complex ground.

Scores: Lal Bahadur Shastri Coaching Centre: 209 for 5 in 35 overs (Sobers Joban 60, Sonu Singh 51 n o, Pankaj Sasoon 37, Heman Sharma 2 for 41, Satish Kumar 2 for 11). Lala Ram Charan: 153 all out in 29.5 overs (Hemant Sharma 53, Satish Kumar 39, Sobers Joban 4 for 13, Rohit Yadav 2 for 18).

AFC, Dena Bank to meet in final

AFC defeated Vaishya Stadium by 23 runs and Dena Bank beat Kishan Ganj Gymkhana by nine runs to setup the title clash in the second All-India AFC Cricket Tournament at the Govt School ground.

Scores: AFC: 184 for 8 in 30 overs (Pankaj Joshi 57, Rajender Bisht 46, Ramesh Verma 3 for 30, Mukesh Kumar 3 for 40).

Vaisya Stadium: 161 all out in 29.5 overs (Manoj Yadav 45, Praveen Sharma 39, Rajender Bisth 4 for 28, Vivek Sharma 3 for 26).

Dena Bank: 269 for 7 in 30 overs (Sandeep Mor 68, Mahesh Sood 59, Vishal Sharma 50, Kuldeep Diwan 4 for 37).

Kishan Ganj Gymkhana: 260 all out in 29.4 overs (Agnesh Surya 71, Paras Dogra 41, Kuldeep Diwan 33, Sandeep Mor 2 for 27, Kartar Nath 4 for 50).

Anurag stars for Prachar

Anurag Tyagi hit 84 to help Prachar Club defeat R P Academy by five wickets in a league match of the first Nehru Public School Under-15 Cricket Tournament at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.

Scores: R P Academy: 194 for 7 in 35 overs (Vaibhav Rawal 67, Puneet Mehra 60, Siddarth Kaushik 3 for 15, Karan Choudhary 3 for 37).

Prachar Club: 195 for 5 in 34.5 overs (Anurag Tyagi 84, Karan Choudhary 28, Pawan Negi 3 for 33).


K N Colts record facile victory
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, January 8
An unbeaten knock of 65 by Puneet Bisht and deadly bowling of 3 for 18 by Arun Rawat and 3 for 15 by Himanshu Sharma helped K N Colts defeat R P Malik Academy by 9 wickets in the fifth Shakuntala Devi Memorial Under-19 Cricket Tournament at the Chilla Sports Complex ground. Puneet Bisth was adjudged the man of the match.

Scores: R P Malik Academy: 128 all out in 35 overs (Nirmal Gaur 37, Arun Rawat 3 for 18, Himanshu Sharma 3 for 18). K N Colts: 130 for 1 in 23.1 overs (Puneet Bisht 65 n o, Saurabh Srivastava 30).

Divesh, Raghav shine

Deadly bowling by Divesh Singh (4 for 20) and Raghav Kumar (4 for 15) and a half century by Himanshu Rawat (53) helped Sumit Dogra Academy defeat Rama’s Academy by points in the Aviva Young Achiever Under-13 Two-Day Cricket Tournament at the Yamuna Sports Complex ground.

Scores: RPM’s Academy (1st innings): 84 all out in 23.2 overs (Kshitij Arora 22, Divesh Singh 4 for 20, Raghav Kumar 4 for 15) and 93 for 2 in 32 overs (Kshitij Arora 43 n o).

Dogra Academy: 150 for 5 in 40 overs (Himanshu Rawat 53, Udit Makhija 2 for 34).


Gyan Bharati Academy move up
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, January 8
Gyan Bharati Academy defeated Rosewood Academy by eight wickets in the Shanti Gyan Niketan Under-15 Cricket Tournament at the Najafgarh Stadium.

Electing to bat, Rosewood scored 139 for 30 overs. For Rosewood, Mohit Sharma was the top scorer with 40.

But Gyan Bharti achieved the target with the loss of 2. Gyan Bharti made 139 for 8 in 30 overs.

Scores: Rosewood: 139 for 8 in 30 overs (Mohit Sharma 40, Divya Prabhakar 33, Naman Khanna 3 for 16, Charanjit Singh 2 for 16).

Gyan Bharati: 140 for 2 in 28 overs (Naman Khanna 76 n o, Abhishek 33 n o, Ashish 2 for 24). 


College of Vocational Studies beat Ram Lal
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, January 8
College of Vocational Studies defeated Ram Lal Anand College by three wickets and entered the semi-final of the Shahid Bhagat Singh Inter-College Cricket Tournament at the Bhagat Singh College ground.

Scores: Ram Lal Anand: 216 all out in 35 overs (Sumit 71, Mayank 25, Nitansu 30, Vipin 3 for 17, Pankaj 3 for 18).

CVS: 220 for 7 in 34.4 overs (Udam Singh 59, Tarun 48, Deepak 28, Nitansu 2 for 23).


E-Fund beat Exxon

New Delhi, January 8
E-Fund defeated Exxon Mobil by 41 runs in the Malaysia Flying Six-a-Side Cricket Tournament at the Jamia Milia ground.

In other matches, Hudco beat Fidelity by ten runs, Douglas Hunter beat EXL Service by two wickets, Ansal beat Associates by three wickets, Pepsi beat TCS by six runs, Hunter beat Ansal by two wickets, Hero Honda beat HFCL by 14 runs, NIIT beat Clintus by six runs and Delhi beat IPCNL by 22 runs. OSR


DBA identifies young talent
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, January 8
The Delhi Badminton Association (DBA) has shortlisted eight boys and eight girls in each of the three categories after the preliminary talent contests held at the DDC Siri Fort Complex, New Era Public School and the Ludlo Castle Badminton hall.

The competitions were held for boys and girls in three age groups—Classes III and IV, Classes V and VI and Classes VII and VIII. DBA president Vinod Dhawan said the final selection will be made during the Indian Oil Badminton Talent Contest to be held at the Indira Gandhi indoor stadium in New Delhi from January 15 to 17, from 3 pm to 7 pm.

He said a panel of former internationals, headed by Asian champion Dinesh Khanna, will select the final 6 to 8 children. These children will then be provided free coaching, and suitable stipend may be given to the deserving ones.

Football House

The All-India Football Federation will have its own roof over its head when the planned Football House comes up in Dwarka.

The AIFF has been allotted land at Sector 19, Phase 1, Dwarka, New Delhi for the construction of the Football House.

Vice-president Bhairon Singh Shekhawat will lay the foundation stone of the Football House on Friday at 12 noon.

President of the Asian Football Confederation Mohd Bin Hammam will also be present.


Yusuf Ali takes the top slot in Hero Honda Open West Golf
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, January 8
Yusuf Ali of Kolkata shot his second successive four-under 67 to open up a three-stroke lead at the Rs 10-lakh Hero Honda Open West Golf Championship at the Poona Club Golf Course on Thursday. Yusuf Ali was eight-under 134 after two days, three better than the second-placed Ajay Gupta of Delhi and Vijay Kumar of

Rahul Ganapathy of Bangalore was the sole fourth at four-under 138, follwing a round of four-under 67, while three was three-way tie for the fifth place at 139 between Ashok Kumar, Digviajy Singh and Feroz Ali. Defending SSP Chouwrasia moved up to tied eighth place with two-under 69 that took his two-day tally to 140, the same as Amritinder Singh.

C Muniyappa and overnight leader Jaiveer Virk, who could only add a three-over 74 to his 66 on the opening day. The cut was applied at eight-over 150 and 51 pros made it to the money-making rounds. Among the big names to miss the cut were Ali Sher, Amit Dube, Zai Kipgen and Pappan.

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