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Harinder reaches last four
Our Sports Reporter

Chandigarh, February 15
Rao Virinder Singh representing Chandigarh “G” team gave a tough fight to Harinder Singh of Punjab in a quarter-final bout before succumbing in the heavyweight section of the 11th AK Misra Memorial Boxing Tournament played here at Skating Rink, Sector 10, today.

In the light welterweight section, Harinder Kumar of Punjab Police beat Dinesh Bakshi of Madhya Pradesh to enter the semifinals.

Quarter-final results: Light welterweight: Harinder Kumar (Punjab Police) b Dinesh Bakshi (MP). Welterweight: Jagdeep Singh (PP) b J. Ramaiah (Karnataka); Surenjeet (AR) b Ajay Kumar (Himachal Pradesh), referee stopped the contest (RSC) second round; Ajit Pal Singh (ASUI) b Yogesh Gaikwad (Maharashtra) 5-0; Jagdeep Singh (Andhra Pradesh) b Jaspinder Singh (Haryana), RSC third round.

Middleweight: Jagtar Singh (PP) b Rajesh Kumar (Uttar Pradesh), RSC outclassed (OC) third round; Sukhwinder (Haryana) b Kamlesh Sah (West Bengal), RSC OC second round; Mahinder Thappa (ASI) b Jashpal Singh (SIGS) 4-1; Manjeet Singh (ITBP) b Kundan Singh 5-0.

Light heavyweight: Ram Singh (PP) b Amit Kumar (Trenz), RSC OC; Vijay Chaudhary (Madhya Pradesh) b Avijit Singh (West Bengal), RSC OC; Shashi Kumar Thapa (AR) b D. Baadolol (SIGS) 3-2; Ramesh Nain (Haryana) b Heera Singh (ITBP) 4-1.

Heavyweight: Rajesh Kumar (Trenz) b Surender Singh (PP) 3-2; Ravi Gill (Andhra Pradesh) b Ravinder Phogat (Haryana) 5-0; Harvinder Singh (Punjab) b Rao Virinder Singh (Chandigarh “G”) RSC OC; Gurmail Singh (ASI) b Ajay Kumar (Delhi) 5-0.



Rohan, Gaurav shine in cycling tourney
Our Sports Reporter

Chandigarh, February 15
Rohan Kakkar of Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 35, and Gaurav Sagar of DAV Senior Secondary School, Sector 8, among boys and Nusrat Khan of PMLSD Public School, Sector 32, among girls stole the show in the Chandigarh Cycling Championships held at Panjab University campus here today.

More than 60 boys and girls took part in the competitions. Few events were cancelled in the girls’ section due to fewer participants.

The following are the results: 500 m (time trial boys under-16) — Rahul Anand 1, Rohan Kakkar 2, Kapil 3.

1000 m (time trial men) — Ajit Singh 1, Ajay Trehan 2, Parmod Singh 3.

500 m (time trial women) — Chetna 1, Bimla 2, Shashi 3.

500 m (time trial under-12) — Nishu 1, Amit 2, Ajay Singh 3.

500 m (time trial under-18 boys) — Tejeshwar 1, Gaurav Sagar 2, Parmesh 3.

500 m (time trial under-14) — Harsimran 1,Tejpartap 2, Pawan 3.

500 m (time trial under-14 girls) — Nusrat Khan 1, Amol 2, Suman Preet 3.

1000 m (mass start boys under-14) — Tejpartap 1, Harsimran 2, Pawan 3.

1000 m (mass start boys under-14) — Nusrat Khan 1, Amol 2, Suman Preet 3.

2000 m (mass start boys under-16) — Rohan Kakkar 1, Kapil 2, Rahul 3.

3000 m (mass start boys under-18) — Gaurav Sagar 1, Tejeshwar Singh 2, Parminder Singh 3.

3000 m (mass start women) — Bimla 1, Chetna 2, Vishal 3.

Testing centre win tie

A superb performance by Narinder Walia, who scored 58 off 40 deliveries with eight boundaries and two sixers, along with Ricky Singh, who claimed four wickets for 23 runs, enabled International Testing Centre beat Prestige Honda XI by 26 runs to reach the final of the inaugural Bharat Kesho Gupta Memorial Cricket Tournament played here today at the Sector 3 stadium, Panchkula.

Brief scores:

ITC XI: 179 for 9 in 30 overs (Narinder Walia 58, Rajesh Vaid 29, Inderjeet Saini 28, Harminder Bawa 24, Vaneet Chawla 17, Vikas Kansal 5 for 47, Aslam Khan 2 for 15, Madan Joshi 2 for 26).

Prestige Honda XI: 153 all out (Vikas Kansal 45, Sumeet Verma 24, Manjeet Negi 22, Subodh Bisht 20, Anurag Bhatia 19, Ricky Singh 4 for 23, Amit Bhardwaj 2 for 29, Ajay Bhardwaj 2 for 31, Inderjeet Saini 2 for 34).

In another tie Gurdeep Rana, who scored 51 runs and bagged two wickets for 17 runs, enabled United Insurance Xi beat Nestle XI by 41 runs.

Brief scores:

UII XI: 193 for 7 in 30 overs (Gurdeep Rana 51 n.o., Sanjay Bhatia 50, Sandeep Gulati 46, Sandeep Sandhu 3 for 26, Rajinder Kohli 3 for 29).

Nestle XI : 152 all out (Arpinder Bedi 50, Vishal 23, Gurbachan Singh 22, Rakesh Purang 20, Ajay Sharma 3 for 22, Amarjit Kumar 3 for 27, Sanjeev 2 for 22, Gurdip Rana 2 for 17).

HFCL reach final

The HFCL got the better of Quark by nine wickets in the semifinal of the CRY Cadence Corporate Challenge Cricket Meet played here at the Sector 16 cricket stadium today.

Rahul Joshi played a captain’s knock of unbeaten 81 runs and claimed six wickets for 17 runs. The HFCL will now take on the winner of the second semifinal match between Infosys and Spice in the finals to be played on February 21 at the Chaudhary Devi Lal Sports Complex, Sector 3, Panchkula.

The proceeds of the tournament will go to underprivileged children.

Brief scores: HFCL: 164 for one in 18.3 overs (Rahul Joshi 81 n.o., Arun Madan 21).

Quark: 161 all out in 28 overs (Parminder 70 n.o., Sanjeev 29, Rahul 6 for 17, Amit 3 for 20).



114 take part in Heritage Golf
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, February 15
One hundred and fourteen golfers took part in the tournament organised at the Chandigarh Golf Club on Saturday to herald the start of the second Patiala Heritage Festival.

One hundred and four golfers from the Chandigarh Golf club indicated their willingness to participate, but only 76 could be accommodated.

Thirtyeight golfers from Patiala took part in the tournament which was organised on a match-play format

For keen golfers there were prizes for the longest and most accurate drives.

The skill and accuracy of the golfers was also put to test on the par-3 third hole.

Fourteen golfers whose balls landed nearest to the pin were rewarded

Mr S.K. Misra, Vice-Chairman, Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH), who is also the Vice-Chairman of the Patiala Heritage Society, was the first to tee off. He also gave away the prizes.

Lt-Gen J.J. Singh, GOC-in-C, Western Command, and his wife also took part in the tournament.



Police station raided
Our Correspondent

Panchkula, February 15
Following the directions of Mr P.K. Yadav, Judicial Magistrate (First Class), Panchkula, a warrant officer along with some policemen raided the Chandimandir police station.

The raid was conducted on a complaint of Mrs Subodh Rani, a resident of Kharag Mangoli, who had moved an application in the court, seeking recovery of her son Guddi Singh, who was reportedly detained by the police for his involvement in a criminal case a few days ago.

The woman had complained that the police had picked her son from their house in connection with some criminal case but later denied it.

Guddi Singh along with Pramod, Kanhaiya and Sanjeev were stated to be involved in a case and were wanted by the police.

The raiding team did not found Guddi Singh and Harish at the police station. The police records mentioned the arrest of three but the names of Guddi Singh and Harish were not there.


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