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CME on surgical pathology ends
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, February 12
The three-day international CME on surgical pathology and cytology organised by the Department of Pathology, Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, in collaboration with the Association of Indian Pathologists of North America, sponsored by the Indian College of Pathologists and Medical Council of India, concluded here today.

Dr Vineeta Malhotra, Head of the Department of Pathology, DMCH, said the last day of the conference started with sessions by Dr Anand S. Lagoo from Duke University Medical Centre, Durham. He delivered a talk and showed slides on melodysplastic syndromes.

Dr Jagmohan S. Sidhu, Chairman, Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine, UHS Hospitals, New York, spoke on diagnostic dilemmas in blood disorders.

Dr Venkat, US co-ordinator for organising international CMEs, spoke on meningiomas, a group of brain tumours, and discussed their grade and methods of detection.

Dr Kusum Joshi, Head of Histopathology Department, PGI, Chandigarh, spoke on kidney biopsies and techniques to interpret the biopsies.



Sacred Heart shuttler Sanil romps home
Our Sports Reporter

Ludhiana, February 12
Sanil Dewan, student of fifth class in Sacred Heart Convent School, Sarabha Nagar, romped home by defeating Surya Goyal of Kundan Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School, Civil Lines, in the boy’s singles (u-10 years) match of the Ludhiana District Badminton Championship which began at the Shastri Hall near Guru Nanak Sports Complex here today.

Sanil scored easy win in straight sets 15-4 and 15-5. In another match (u-10 years), Parth Gupta trounced Guanjan Singh 15-4 and 15-4.

In the boy’s singles (u-13 years), Abhishek Sharma overpowered Nitish Bhogal 15-6 and 15-2; Akshit Jain thrashed Ankush Aggarwal 15-1 and 15-1; Divyang Jain fought a spirited battle to down his opponent in three sets 17-15, 7-15 and 15-13 while Satyam, after initial hiccups managed to pip Nishant Sharma 15-13 and 15-1.

In the boy’s (u-16 years), Ravneet Singh and Jaswinder Singh recorded comfortable win in their respective encounters. Ravneet defeated Simranjit Singh 15-2 and 15-6 while Jaswinder Singh outplayed Gagandeep Singh 15-3 and 15-3.

Earlier, Mr Chand Kapoor, President of the Ludhiana District Badminton Association (LDBA), inaugurated the four-day championship in which more than 100 shuttlers were taking part. The members of the LDBA and parents of the players were present on the occasion.



Manpreet, Rajbeer best athletes
Our Sports Reporter

Ludhiana, February 12
Manpreet Kaur and Rajbeer Singh were named best athletes in the annual sports meet of Arya College here today. On the concluding day of the meet, Rajbeer Singh emerged winner in the 100 m race. He was closely followed by Adesh Pal Singh and Baljinder Singh.

In the 1500 m race, Satnam Singh finished ahead of others to clinch the gold medal while the second and third spots were bagged by Krishan Madhav and Jasmeet Singh, respectively. In long jump (boys), Rajbeer Singh proved his supremacy. Chamkaur Singh and Jobal Singh secured the second and third positions, respectively.

In the girl’s section, Manpreet Kaur came out triumphant. Rmandeep Kaur earned the second position while Neeru got the third place. In discus throw (boys), Baljit Singh won the gold while the silver and bronze medals went to Karan Jindal and Kuljinder Singh.

Mr S.K. Sharma, Municipal Corporation, Commissioner, distributed the prizes.


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