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200 patients examined at dental camp
Our Correspondent

Mandi Ahmedgarh, October 2
A little extra care in oral hygiene and dental care could save a person from falling prey to a stock of pathogens which can cause serious ailments like gastroenteritis, said Dr Gagan Modgil, a dental surgeon. He was addressing a gathering during a free dental check-up and awareness camp organised at Railway road here today. Around 200 patients were examined.

Terming buccal cavity as the gateway to a majority of diseases, Dr Modgil said proper and timely treatment of oral and dental ailments could prevent complications later.

Dr Madan Mohan, Dr Narinder Dhawan, Dr Vikas Raj Hind, Dr Vishal Modgil, Dr Sunit Hind and Dr Rajinder Sharma also examined the patients.



Punjab athletes stamp authority
Our Sports Reporter

Ludhiana, October 2
Hosts Punjab continued their dominance by winning 10 out of 20 gold medals that were decided on the second day of the 3rd National Athletics Meet for the Blind organised by the Punjab Sports Association for the Blind at Guru Nanak Stadium here today.

Today’s results: B I (senior men) long jump — Harpal Sharma of Uttaranchal 1, Gurvir Singh of Punjab 2 and Tejinder Pal Singh of Punjab 3; B I (junior men) long jump — Kapil Deo of Punjab 1, Jatinder Kumar of Uttaranchal 2 and Surinder Singh of Punjab 3.

B II (senior men) long jump — Tajinder Singh of Uttaranchal 1, Harjinder singh of Punjab 2 and Vinod Kumar of Uttaranchal 3; B II (junior men) long jump — Deepak Kushwaha of Delhi 1, Tarsem Lal of Punjab 2 and Sandeep Singh of Punjab 3.

B III (senior men) long jump — Munshi Singh Verma of Punjab 1, Rajesh Kumar of Chandigarh 2 and Gurjeet singh of Chandigarh 3; B III (junior men) long jump — Kulwinder Singh of Punjab 1, Jaskaran Singh of Punjab 2 and Harpreet Singh of Punjab 3.

B I (senior men) shot put — Avtar Singh of Punjab 1, Virender Singh of Punjab 2 and Harpal Sharma of Uttaranchal 3; B I (junior men) shot put — Kapil Deo of Punjab 1, Jitender Dimri of Uttaranchal 2 and Amritpal Singh of Punjab 3.

B II (senior men) shot put — Sunil Kumar of Punjab 1, Virender Singh of Delhi 2 and Sarabjit singh of Punjab 3; B II (junior men) shot put — Sunil Kumar of Chandigarh 1, Amrit Pant of Delhi 2 and Deepak of Delhi 3.

B III (senior men) shot put — Davinder Singh of Punjab 1, Kamalpreet Singh of Chandigarh 2 and Rajesh Kumar of Chandigarh 3.

B II (junior men) 400 m — Tarsem Lal of Punjab 1, Mangat Singh of Punjab 2 and Praveen Kumar of Delhi 3.

B III (junior men) 400 m — Sandeep Kumar of Punjab 1, Gurpreet Singh of Punjab 2 and Mangat Ram of Punjab 3.

B III (junior men) 200 m — Gurpreet Singh of Punjab 1, Mangal Ram of Punjab 2 and Jaskaran Singh of Punjab 3.

B III (senior men) 200 m — Gurbinder Singh of Punjab 1, Kuldeep Singh of Uttaranchal 2 and Munshi Singh Verma of Punjab 3.



Mundian team win kabaddi title
Our Correspondent

Amloh, October 2
The 25th All-India Sports Tournament organised by Rural Youth Sports Club, Bhadson, at the Government Secondary School grounds began yesterday evening.

As many as 52 teams participated in open kabaddi competition. MLA Randeep Singh, Chairman, Infotec, was the chief quest. He distributed prizes to the winners and announced Rs 1 lakh for the stadium, Rs 50,000 to the club and Rs 50,000 for the boundry wall of the graveyard.

Club president Sanjeev Sharma welcomed the guests. Press secretary Pawan Mahen conducted the stage. Patrons of the club Dalbir Singh and Baghel Singh, club Secretary Beant Singh, vice-president Saroop Singh, Inderjit Singh and other members were present on the dais. A cultural programme was also presented on the occasion.

The results:

Kabaddi one village open: Mundian — first, Matorda — second; 57 kilo: Gharachon — first, Mehallan chowk — second; 52 kg: Bathan — first , Veelan — second; 47 kg: Matorda — first, Raben — second; 42 kg: Katari — first, Bhadson school —second; 37 kg: Gurditpura — first, Rs Dandrala Dhinds — second; 32 kg: Nanowal — first, Bhadson-A — second.



Baba Lodhiana academy win basketball title
Our Sports Reporter

Ludhiana, October 2
Baba Lodhiana Basketball Academy won the boys u-17 title in the Punjab State Schools Basketball Championship which was held at Patiala recently.

The academy team which comprises players from Everest Public Senior Secondary School, Moti Nagar, won all four league matches against Mansa, Jalandhar, Amritsar and Sports Wing, Gidderbaha.

In the quarterfinal, the academy lads thrashed Mohali district 46-6 and advanced into the semifinals.

In the semifinal, the academy boys triumphed over Muktsar district 83-68. In the final, they defeated Gurdaspur district 66-43 to wrap up the title.

The victorious team was accorded a warm welcome by the Everest School authorites and the office-bearers of the Punjab Basketball Association at a function held at Guru Nanak Stadium here yesterday.

Mr Rajinder Sharma, principal of the school, Mr Teja Singh Dhaliwal, honorary secretary, Punjab Basketball Association and Dr S. Subramanian, former director, NIS, Patiala were present on the occasion.



Hockey meet begins today
Our Sports Reporter

Ludhiana, October 2
Six postal circles — Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Jharkhand will take part in the 20th All-India Postal Hockey Tournament to be played from October 3 to 7 here at the Prithipal Singh Astro-truf stadium at the Punjab Agricultural University. This was conveyed by Mr V.K. Raizada, Senior Superintendent of Post Offices, Ludhiana Division.

Ms Manjula Prashar, Chief Postmaster General, Punjab and Chandigarh will inaugurate the tournament at 10 am tomorrow.



18 PCR motor cycles join fleet
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, October 2
The city police today said it was aiming to enable the PCR motor cycle policemen to reach a crime spot in three to five minutes in order to compete with the world-class police forces.

Announcing this at a press conference here today, DIG Parag Jain and SSP A.S. Rai said the PCR fleet of motor cycles had hit a century with 18 more bikes joining the fleet with the help of funds provided by the government and some industrialists of the city.

The police officials flagged off the 18 new bikes from the Police Lines today.

The officials said residents could have a better sense of security as 100 motor cycles were on the roads at any given time. The PCR team has also become a strong 550-men group.

Mr Rai said PCR policemen were an integral part of the city police.

He urged public to come forward and extend cooperation to the PCR team.

He also thanked a number of industrial houses of the city for giving donations for the purchase of the motor cycles.

The officials also announced the promotion of constables Devinder Singh and Sukhwinder Singh to the rank of Head Constable for their honesty. The two were honoured before mediapersons here today.



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