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Mobile health services from today
Tribune News Service

Panchkula, June 30
The Health Department, Haryana, has decided to provide mobile health services to the people living in inaccessible rural areas of Panchkula from July 1.
Health Department officials said mobile medical units consisting of male and female doctors and other paramedical staff would visit every village and hamlet situated in far flung areas of the district and provide generic medicines on the spot to the needy people, after undertaking their medical check up.

The patients, who needed specialist services or check up by X-ray or ultra sound or CT scan machines, would be referred to CHC or General Hospital, Panchkula. Giving details of the medical camps to be organised by these mobile units during the month of July, 2005, an official spokesman said a medical camp would be held at PHC, Pinjore, on July 1. Medical camps at PHC, Raipur Rani, Kalka, Morni and Pinjore would be held on July 7, 8, 14 and 15 respectively. Similar health camps would be held at PHC Hangola, Morni, Barwala and Kot on July 21, 22, 28 and 29 respectively, he added.



Sheshna thrashes Tahira in tennis tournament 
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, June 30
Sheshna Sekhri prevailed over Tahira Saumya (9-1) with quite ease under 10 girls’ category, Digvijay Singh Naruka struggled hard to beat Arjun Mehra 3-6 6-4 6-2 under 10 boys’ category, in the finals of Hot Weather Open Tennis Tournament held at the CLTA grounds, Sector 10, here today.

Jaivardhan Gupta and Akshat Joshi emerged as winner in the categories of Boys’ Under 12 and 14, respectively. Jaivardhan beat Samin Bhargva (7-6(7-3), 6-7(4-7) and Akshat outplayed Karanvir (6-2, 3-6, 6-2).

In the girls’ category of Under 12, Nonie Sidhu was shown the door at ease by Ikttesh Chahal in the straight sets 6-3, 6-4 and Prabhamrit Kaur thrashed Shilpa Naruka 6-1, 6-0 under 14 girls’ category.

The prizes were distributed by Mr Rajan Kashyap, Chairman, Chandigarh Lawn Tennis Association.

The results are as follows:

Girls Under-10

Sheshna Sekhri bt Tahira 9-1.

Girls Under-10 (Consolation)

Vibhuti bt Soumya 7-4.

Girls Under-12

Ikttesh Chahal bt Nonie Sidhu 6-3, 6-4.

Girls Under-14

Prabhamrit Kaur bt Shilpa Naruka 6-1, 6-0.

Boys Under-10

Digvijay Singh Naruka bt Arjun Mehra 3-6, 6-4, 6-2.

Boys Under-12

Jaivardhan Gupta bt Samin Bhargava 7-6(7-3), 6-7(4-7), 6-2.

Boys Under-14

Akshat Joshi bt Karanvir Singh 6-2, 3-6, 6-2. 



Indo-Pak cycle polo series from July 3
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, June 30
The 3rd Indo-Pak Cycle Polo Series Match will be organised at football ground, Sector 17, here on July 3. The friendly match is being conducted by the Chandigarh Cycle Polo Association which is affiliated with the Cycle Polo Federation of India.

Addressing media persons, Mr Jagbir Singh, president of the Chandigarh Cycle Polo Association, said it was for the first time that the Indo-Pak Cycle Polo match was being held here and it would be yet another attempt to improve the relationship between the two countries.

Mr B M Kalia, general secretary of the association said a 14-member delegation from Pakistan consisting of eight players, one coach-cum- manager and five officials were coming to India from the Wagha Border on July 1. The visiting delegation would be received by the officials of the Cycle Polo Federation of India and the Punjab Cycle Polo Association headed by Mr M K Yashwant Singh Alwar and Raghuvendra Singh Dundlod, president and secretary general, respectively of the Cycle Polo Federation of India.

A total of six matches have been scheduled - July 2 at Patiala; July 3 (morning) at Moonak( Sangrur), July 3 (evening) at Chandigarh, July 5 at Air Force Ground, Delhi, July 8 at Chhattisgarh and July 11 at Jaipur.

This game has got due recognition from the Indian Olympic Association and the tournaments ate conducted from time to time.

The local team:

Vijay Jaiswal (Captain), Rohit Aswal, Mandeep Maan, Mukesh Kumar, Vipan Kirar, Mandeep Singh, Arvinder Singh Jolly and Rajesh Joshi.



CLTA to organise course from July 16
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, June 30
The Chandigarh Lawn Tennis Association will organise a Basic Tennis Teachers Course (BTTC) at the CLTA Tennis Stadium, Sector 10, Chandigarh, from July 16 to 18.

Announcing this here today, Mr Rajan Kashyap, Chairman, CLTA, said the programme initiated by the All-India Tennis Association was aimed to upgrade the skills of assistant coaches and markers.

Keeping a check on the non-qualified persons engaged in training juniors, the programme which is the first of its kind in the country, will enable the participants to train juniors systematically.

“With the basic training skills the quality of coaching in all centres is bound to improve.The CLTA has invited all institutions of the northern region namely, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Chandigarh to avail of this facility”, said Mr Kashyap.

The last date for registering of candidates with the General Manager, CLTA, is July 9.



Swimming camp concludes
Tribune News Service

Mohali, June 30
As many as 120 children participated in the month-long summer swimming camp closing competition organised by the Golden Bells Public School Sector 77 here today.

Mr Rakesh Agarwal, SP Mohali, was the chief guest on the occasion and gave away the prizes to the winners. The competitions were held in various categories depending on the age of participants, who were to compete in either freestyle, back stroke or under water swimming categories.

Among those who won prizes include: Parvinder Singh, Sukhmanjeet Singh, Japjit Singh, Sartaj, Harshpreet Singh, Aftab, Parneet Singh, Baaz Bahadur, Dipanshu, Gauravdeep, Guraman, Navjot Brar, Jasjeet Singh, Nanki Bawa and Pixie Saini. The school principal Mrs Gurjeet Bawa thanked the chief guest, parents and participants and encouraged the children to participate in such activities for an all round development of the personality.



City team wins gold in rowing
Our Sports Reporter

Chandigarh, June 30
The coxed fours team of the Chandigarh Rowing Association bagged gold medal in the 33rd National Inter-School Rowing Regatta held from June 19 to 25 at Kolkata. The team comprised Kanav Dosajh,Vikrant Kamboj, Jarmanjit Singh, Angrej Singh and Shokinder Tomar (Coxswain).

The team was sponsored by DAV School , Chandigarh. Mr Gaurav Sharma accompanied the team as manager and Mr Sandeep Kamboj as Coach. There were more than 77 teams from different schools participated.



Cricket trials
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, June 30
Trials to select cricketers for the Chandigarh Cricket Association and Guru Nanak Public School Academy, Sector 36, in the age group of under 12, 15 and 17, will be held on the grounds of Guru Nanak Public School at 3.00 pm on July 2. 



Administration’s order on construction of roads
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, June 30
The Chandigarh Administration, keeping in mind the poor condition of certain roads in the city, has reallocated the responsibility of construction and maintenance of roads to the Engineering Department of the administration and the Municipal Corporation.

An official press note here said today the administration had decided to make a single agency responsible for maintaining and constructing roads in a time-bound manner in order to maintain the required standards of roads within the city.

The Engineering Department of the administration would carry out construction and maintenance of all V-1, V-2 and V-3 roads. The work area would also include installations, including reserved area, slow carriageways and cycle tracks wherever present or planned. It would also look after the roads outside the municipal limits of the corporation would look after the roads located within in campus of the institutions like schools, colleges, police lines and hospitals.

The corporation would maintain and construct the roads within the sectors, which include V-4, V-5 and V-6 road.


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