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SPS Apollo heart centre opened
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, September 29
Satguru Jagjit Singh inaugurated Satguru Partap Singh Apollo Heart Centre here today by lighting a ceremonial lamp. Heart attack survival kits were also launched and distributed free of cost on the occasion.

A large number of people visited the exhibition and about 350 of them got their heart check-up done.

Director Jugdeip Singh claimed that, “The centre has a fully integrated cardiac care system that links the cardiology and the cardiac surgery services.

The centre has designed the “heart attack survival kit”, which acts as "first aid for a heart attack" victim, according to Dr R.P. Singh, senior cardiologist. This kit has been launched for the first time in India.The kit will have sorbitrate (5mg), disprin (325mg), emergency ambulance numbers, CD illustrating CPR besides various educative and informative materials.

"The kit will guide you step by step and direct as what to do during a heart attack.Another important thing in this kit is the registration form for free training in basic life support system. Anyone interested in getting this training can mail the form to the hospital and register for free,” R.P.Singh said.

The centre has organised a two-day “Healthy Heart Expo 2007"starting today. The healthy heart walk on Sunday will be flagged off by Hardip Singh Grewal, former hockey Olympian.

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Chess Tourney 
KVM, BCM move into next round
Our Sports Reporter

Ludhiana, September 29
Hosts Kundan Vidya Mandir School, along with BCM Senior Secondary School, Ludhiana, Delhi Public School, Faridabad, DAV Public School, Amritsar, and Pathiana Public School, Rohtak, registered victories over their respective opponents in the under-19 group to advance into the next round on the first day of the CBSE North Zone Chess Tournament being held at the KVM School, Civil Lines here today.

Sainik School, Kapurthala, drew their match against Akal Academy, Muktsar, while the match between Sohrab Public School, Malerkota, and Bhavan SL Public School, Amritsar, remained unresolved. There was a tie between St. Joseph Convent School, Pathankot, and Delhi Public School, Rohtak.

In the under-14 section, match played between Cambridge Public School, Dhuri and DC Model Senior Secondary School, Faridabad, too ended in a 2-2 tie.

Earlier, K.K. Sinha, commissioner, Income Tax, Ludhiana, inaugurated the three-day meet in which more than 200 participants from more than 50 schools of Punjab and Haryana affiliated with the CBSE are taking part.

Results: U-19: DAV International Public School, Amritsar b Police DAV Public School, Amritsar 4-0; DAV Public School, Amritsar b RKSD Senior Secondary School, Kaithal 4-0; Delhi Public School, Faridabad b Ryat International Public School Nawanshahr 4-0; BCM Senior Secondary School, Ludhiana b Shivalik Public School, Jaitu 4-0; GGN Public School Rose Garden, Ludhiana b St Soldier Public School, Garshankar.

U-14: Delhi Public School, Faridbad b Kundan Vidya Mandir School Ludhiana 4-0; Bhiwani public School, Bhiwani b Manu Vatika Day Boarding School, Budhlada 4-0; Dav International Public School Amritsar b Ryat International School, Nawanshar 4-0; Shivalik Public School, Jaitu b Ambika Modern School, Jalandhar 3-1; Green Land Public School Ludhiana b Jasdev Public School, Patiala 4-0 and Hindu Vidya Peeth, Sonepat b K M Public School, Bhiwani 4-0.

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Jarkhar lads pip Sansarpur boys 2-1
Our Sports Reporter

Ludhiana, September 29
In a keen tussle, Mata Sahib Kaur Academy, Jarkhar, managed to squeeze past Thapar Academy, Sansarpur, 2-1 in the Punjab Hockey League for boys, being organised by the Punjab Sports Department at Prithipal Singh Astro Turf Stadium of Punjab Agricultural University here today.

The first match (u-16) of the day, played between Jarkhar and Sansarpur academy teams, was a well fought affair. Jarkhar boys drew the first blood in the 17th minute through Tejinder Singh. Eight minutes later, Sansarpur outfit restored parity through a fine field goal scored by Inderjit Singh.

Immediately into the second session, Jarkhar again went into the lead when Gagadeep found the target. They managed to hang onto this lead and wrapped up the issue 2-1.

The second match played between Bathinda and Amloh was too, an engrossing one, in which the former came out triumphant 3-2.

Prateek Singh of Bathinda struck in the very third minute to put his side ahead. However, their joys were shortlived as Amloh scored an equaliser in the sixth minute through Naveen Tirky. He scored again in the 20th minute to lead it 2-1.

Bathinda levelled the score in the 48th minute through Harpreet Singh who pumped in another one in the 63rd minute which sealed Amloh’s fate 3-2.

Faridkot routed Muktsar 6-0 after leading 3-0 at half time. Deepinder ( 10th and 58th minute), Sukhpreet (29th minute), Karanpal Singh (32nd minute), Lovepreet Singh (52nd minute) and Sukhjit Singh (59th minute) completed the rout.

In the fourth match, Harvinder Singh scored a hat-trick as Doraha defeated Moga 3-1. 

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Delhi retain volleyball title
Our Sports Reporter

Ludhiana, September 29
Defending champions Delhi division outplayed Shimla division in straight sets to retain the title in the 23rd North Zone Life Insurance Corporation of India Volleyball Championship which concluded at Punjab Agricultural University campus here today. Chandigarh division scured third place.

In the title clash encounter, Delhi division won the first set easily 25-11 and also wrapped up the next one 25-12. Shimla division players lost the third set 10-25 thus Delhi division emerged champions.

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