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Award for PAU Prof

Ludhiana, July 21
Dr G.S. Dhaliwal, Professor of Ecology, PAU, has been chosen for the Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Allelopathy Foundation for his contributions to pest management.

He would be presented the award at the three-day International Allelopathy Conference, being organised at CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, on August 23. TNS



Green Land, KVM paddlers enter last four
Our Sports Reporter

Ludhiana, July 21
Hosts Green Land Senior Secondary Public School along with Kundan Vidya Mandir School and Sacred Heart Convent School, Sarabha Nagar, secured their berths in the boys ( u-17 and 19) semifinals of the Ludhiana Sahodhya School Complex Table Tennis Tournament, which began here today.

In the boys (u-19), paddlers from Green Land School blanked BCM School, Chandigarh road 3-0; Kundan Vidya Mandir School scripted an identical win 3-0 over BCM School, Shastri Nagar, while Sacred Heart Convent School drubbed DAV School, BRS Nagar 3-0.

In the under-17 category, Green Land School boys outplayed DAV School, Phillaur, 3-0; Kundan Vidya Mandir School overwhelmed Bhartiya Vidya Mandir School 3-0 and Sacred Heart Convent School got walkover over BCM School, Chandigarh road.

In the girls section, BCM School, Shastri Nagar, and BCM, Chandigarh road, won their first round matches in the u-19 and u-17 categories, respectively.

Today's results: boys (u-19 years)- Green Land School beat BCM School, Chandigarh road 3-0 (Abhay b Taranjit; Atul B Arjun and Sumit b Amandeep); DAV School beat GNP School, Sarabha Nagar, 3-1 (Inderjit b Yatish, Nitin b Simranit, Sukhmeet b Zorawar and Inderjit b Nitin); Kundan Vidya Mandir School beat BCM School, Shastri Nagar, 3-0 (Gaurav b Karan, Archit b Karan Khanna and Bharat b Ankur); GPS beat Nankana Sahib School 3-0 (Harish b Deepak, Piyush b Rahul and Mehak b Varinder); Sacred Heart Convent School beat DAV School 3-0 (Prateek b Yatish, Sunny b Nitin and Varun b Sukhmeet); and Kundan Vidya Mandir School beat GGN School, Rose Garden 3-0 (Gaurav b Gursimran, Archit b Jatinder and Rajat b Dapinder).

Boys (u-17 years)- Green Land School beat DAV School, Phillaur, 3-0 (Manpreet b Sahil, Dharminder b Sanchit and Sahil b Sahil); Kundan Vidya Mandir School beat Bharatiya Vidya Mandir School 3-0 (Piyush b Bhavuk, Kapil b Ashpreet and Kunal b Raman); DAV School beat BCM School, Shastri Nagar, 3-0 (Rohit b Nikhil, Parul b Manipal and Akshay b Ankit); Sacred Heart Convent School got walkover BCM School, Chandigarh road; and DAV School beat GPS, Gobindgarh, 3-0 (Rohit b Krishan, Parul b Angadjot and Akshay b Ishan).

Girls (u-19)- BCM School, Shastri Nagar, beat BCM School, Chandigarh road 2-0 (Neha b Ramanpreet and Surbhi b Mohita); and (u-17)- BCM School, Chandigarh road, beat BCM School, Shastri Nagar, 2-0 (Varinder b Deepali and Ashima b Kavita).



27 cricket probables for Katoch Shield
Our Sports Reporter

Ludhiana, July 21
The following 27 probables have been selected by the Ludhiana District Cricket Association for the coaching-cum-training camp to be organised prior to their participation in the Inter-District Cricket Tournament for the Katoch Shield to be conducted by the Punjab Cricket Association. These probables along with boys (u-22) selected earlier will attend the camp scheduled to start here at Arya College for Boys from July 22 at 3.30 pm.

Manmohan Bedi, an NIS coach, and Ankur Kakkar, Ranji player, will be in charge of the camp.

The probables are: Ankur Kakkar, Gagandeep Singh Toor, Gaurav Marwaha, Deepak Kapoor, Jasdeep Singh, Ashish Vinayak, Tarun Kanish, Harpreet Singh, Kuldeep Singh, Jasmeet Singh, Dushyant Kohli, Amrit Paul Singh, Ashish Sehgal, Pankaj Kumar, Gaurav Kumar, Deepak Gatta, Sanjay Kumar, Chinton Sehgal, Jasjit Singh, Gurpreet Khaira, Rattan Bricher, Bharat Malhotra, Salil Kaushal, Aditya Aggarwal, Varun Verma, Vishal Mehta and Karan Puri.



Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, July 21
Mr R.S. Behal, honorary general secretary, Ludhiana District Badminton Association, has been appointed chairman, sports promotion, Rotary International District 3070.

Mr Behal will supervise 80 clubs of Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir.



Rs 138 cr to be spent on water, sewerage
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, July 21
Mr Surinder Dawer, Parliamentary Secretary, Power and Housing, Punjab, has said that the state government has chalked out a comprehensive programme to provide clean drinking water and sewerage facilities throughout the state during this year. Rs 138.87 crore will be spent to achieve this purpose.

Mr Dawer was addressing a gathering here today after laying the foundation stone of a new submersible tubewell to be installed at a cost of Rs 1.30 lakh in the local Iqbal Ganj Mohalla. The tubewell will cater to the drinking water needs of around 500 families in the adjoining areas. Mr Dawer also inaugurated the work for the pavement of streets in Khud Mohalla.

Mr Dawer claimed that in Ludhiana city the municipal corporation had covered all the approved areas for providing drinking water to the entire population, adding that this facility would also be extended to the remaining areas after getting them approved from the state government.

He asserted that during the past two and a half years, the state government had released sufficient funds for the all-round development of the state and a special plan of the size of Rs 1,500 crore had been finalised for executing different development projects in the state. He said the state government was committed to provide 24-hour domestic power supply to all villages of the state and in the first phase 5,444 villages had been covered under the programme.


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