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NGOs to hold free eye camp on Wednesday
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, April 25
The Tarun Mitra Parishad and Mitra Sangam will jointly organise a free eye camp at Tagore Public School in Gandhi Nagar on Wednesday. It will be 35th eye camp to be organised by these NGOs. In the camp the medical team of St Stephen’s Hospital will check eye patients and select the patients of cataract for operations, the president of the Tarun Mitra Parishad, Mr Ashok Jain said.

The president of the Mitra Sangam, Mr Virendra Jaryal, said the camp would be inaugurated by Mr Lal Behari Tiwari, sitting MP from the East Delhi parliamentary constituency, and the Minister of Education and Tourism, Delhi Government, Mr Arvind Singh Lovely, would be the chief guest. Mr Haveli Ram Khanna, former municipal councillor, would be the special guest. The manager of the school would be the chairman of the reception committee.

The patients would get free treatment, medicines, boarding-lodging meals and lens at the camp, the organisers said.



Army Hospital hosts conference 
on waste management
Tribune News Service

Lt-Gen J. R. Bhardwaj, Director-General, Armed Forces Medical Services, and Chairman of the Indian Society for Hospital Waste Management, inaugurating a two-day national conference on hospital waste management at the Army Hospital
Lt-Gen J. R. Bhardwaj, Director-General, Armed Forces Medical Services, and Chairman of the Indian Society for Hospital Waste Management, inaugurating a two-day national conference on hospital waste management at the Army Hospital, Delhi Cantonment, on Sunday.

New Delhi, April 25
A two-day national conference on hospital waste management was inaugurated in the Army Hospital, Delhi Cantonment. Being organised by the Indian Society for Hospital Waste Management (ISHWM), it is being headed by Lt-Gen J. R. Bhardwaj, Director-General, Armed Forces Medical Services and Chairman of the ISHWM.

The conference will discuss various aspects of management of waste. Speaking on the occasion, General Bhradwaj said the armed forces had always been pioneers in hospital waste management and had been entrusted with the task of teaching the paramedics and the medial staff.

The chief guest on the occasion, Dr S. P. Aggarwal, DGHS, Government of India, said that every health care facility implemented biomedical waste handling and management rules in 1998.

It was pointed out during the conference that hospital waste was considered a serious health hazard and there was an urgent need to train medical and paramedic staff to deal with the waste.



Gush beat Public Sector in Davinder Singh Cricket
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, April 25
An all-round display by Sumit Dogra (30 and 3 for 24) and fiery bowling by Mukesh Diwan (3 for 25) helped Gush Cricket Club defeat All-India Public Sector by 22 runs and entered the quarter-final of the Davinder Singh Memorial Cricket Tournament, organised by Friends
Club, at the Central Secretariat ground.

Electing to bat, Gush made 134 in 20 overs as the match was reduced to a 40-over affair due to rain. In reply, Public Sector scored 112 in 19.4 overs. Dharmender Faguna and Sanjeev Kohli gathered some quick runs to enable Public Sector’s victory.

Scores: Gush Club: 134 all out in 18.4 overs (Sumit Dogra 30, Ankur Julka 24, Gursharan Singh 22, Amit Singh 3 for 26, Pankaj Thakur 2 for 17).

Public Sector: 112 all out in 19.4 overs (Dharmender Fagun 25, Sanjeev Kohli 23 n o, Sonu Vaid 20, Sumit Dogra 3 for 24, Mukesh Diwan 3 for 29).



Indian Airlines land in Sood cricket semis
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, April 25
Subhash Chaudhary performed an all-round role (44, 4x6, 1x4, 45b; 1 for 10) to help Indian Airlines Corporation defeat Vaijayanti Devi Cricket Academy
(VDCA), Agra by 51 runs to enter the semi-final of the Om Nath Sood Memorial Cricket Tournament at the Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce ground, Pitampura.

The Agra team won the toss and decided to field. And chasing the decent total of Airlines, the visitors were in deep water when they lost four wickets for 47 runs off 12 overs, and then slumped to 95 for 6 in 22.2 overs.

But Vishal Pandey and Abhishek put on an unbeaten 35-run 10th-wicket partnership to give a semblance of respect to the Agra team’s total. Subhash Choudhary was presented the Pepsi man of the match award by veteran umpire Rajan Seth.

Scores: Indian Airlines: 221 for 8 in 40 overs (Subhash Chaudhary 44, Sachin Rana 39, Manvinder Bisla 33, Vishal Pandey 3 for 50, Maninder Singh 2 for 39).

VDCA: 170 for 9 in 40 overs (Dhiraj Sharma 54, Vishal Pandey 24 n o, Jitender Baghal 24, Sonu Sharma 2 for 27, S Sanwal 2 for 34).

There will be no match on Monday. Indian Airlines will take on Delhi Police in the first semi-final on Tuesday at 7.30 am at the Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce ground, Pitampura.



Ten teams for five-a-side soccer

New Delhi: Ten prominent school teams and institutional teams affiliated to the Delhi Soccer Association (DSA) will participate in the third five-a-side Ambuja Cup Football Tournament, starting at the Ambedkar Stadium on Monday.

DSA secretary N K Bhatia said the tournament, to be organised by the Delhi Veteran Football Club in association with the local body, will be played on a league-cum-knockout basis.

St.Columba’s School will take on Central School, Andrewsganj in the opening match on Monday at 4 p m. Mr Bhatia said the DSA will also conduct summer coaching camp for under-14 and under-17 school boys at the Ambedkar Stadium from May 1 to 30. The coaching sessions will be held from 8 am to 10 am and from 4 p m to 6 p m. Reputed coaches will hold the coaching classes. There will be no entry fee. Players can contact the DSA secretary on phones 23351604 and 9811447274 for registration. They will have to produce their original date of birth certificates when called for registration. OSR



Cricket academy opens 
Our Correspondent

Rohtak, April 25
Mr Ramakant Achrekar, cricket coach of Sachin Tendulkar, today inaugurated Sports Promotion Cricket Academy at Baba Bhagat Singh School at village Kalanaur here today.
Addressing the young cricketers, Mr Achrekar emphasised on the need to inculcate the habit of discipline in players.

He said it was sheer hard work and discipline that had helped Sachin attain the status of a cricket icon.

Talking to the NCR Tribune, Mr Devki Nandan Chugh, Director of the Sports Promotion Cricket Academy, informed that a playground for training upcoming cricketers, which would be particularly helpful to aspirants in nearby villages, was being developed. A turf has already been laid at the venue, he said. 



LIC cash in on Indo Club’s poor batting
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, April 25
The Indo Club batsmen failed to tackle the bowlers of Food Corporation of India (FCI) and the latter made full use of this flaw in their rivals to record an emphatic eight-wicket victory in an A-II Division match of the DDCA League at the University polo ground.

Scores: Indo Club: 182 for 9 in 35 overs (Rahul Dogra 36, Dalbeer Singh 32, Rajesh Azad 3 for 40, Rakesh 3 for 32, Dev Kumar 2 for 24).

LIC: 186 for 2 in 21.1 overs (Gajender Singh 66, Raghuvir Singh 45 n o, Vikas Kapoor 40 n o).

Kishan Ganj Colts beat Kranti Star by 75 runs in an A-I Division match at the Delhi University ground.

Scores: Kishanganj: 153 for 6 in 20 overs (Abhishek Kaushik 86, Rohit Tuteja 3 for 20). Kranti Star: 78 for 6 in 20 overs (Rohan Gulati 26, Govind Kumar 2 for 15).

Young Cricketers beat Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) by six wickets in an A-I division match at the Palam ground.

Scores: MTNL: 186 for 9 in 35 overs (Rajinder Singh 54, N C Bhatt 39, Varun Kumar 30, Harish Kumar 3 for 34, Aviral Himmat Ramka 2 for 27).

Young Cricketers: 187 for 4 in 33.1 overs (Vartik Tihara 56, Dhruv Singh 39, Sunny Thakur 33 n o).

Syndicate Bank defeated Ircon Club by two runs in an A-II Division match at the Mohan Meakins ground.

Scores: Syndicate Bank: 179 for 9 in 35 overs (Vikas Kaushal 32, Raman Choudhary 25, Naresh Sharma 2 for 26, Sunil Aggarwal 2 for 26).

Ircon Club: 177 for 9 in 35 overs (Ranjit Kumar 60, Surender Singh 41, Rajeev Kumar 3 for 42).



ITC toy with Hewlett Packard
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, April 25
A stroke-filled half century by Rishab Kumar (54, 7x4, 2x6) and a quickfire 49 by Ravinder Singh helped ITC defeat Hewlett Packard by seven wickets in the Reebok Cricket Tournament at the Palam ground. Rishab was named the man of the match. Scores: Hewlett Packard: 139 for 5 in 25 overs (Sandeep Tickoo 58, Satish Menon 28, Shashank Kumar 2 for 27, Rishab Kumar 2 for 27). ITC: 144 for 3 in 19.3 overs (Rishab Kumar 54, Ravinder Singh 49, Gokul Kumar 20, Sandeep Tickoo 3 for 30).

E-Fund down Havells

E-Fund defeated Havells by 109 runs to earn two points in the CallC Cup Cricket Tournament at the Ramjas Sports Complex ground. Scores: E-Funds: 213 for 4 in 25 overs (Parminder Negi 87, Rishi Singhal 55, Ajay Bhandari 22 n o, Kunal Gupta 1 for 39).

Havells: 104 all out in 16.3 overs (Pankaj Malik 71, Amit Mishra 4 for 22, Pankaj Mohanty 3 for 34, Anil Jha 2 for 20). Parminder Negi was adjudged the man of the match.


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