Coach invited for national seminar:The Sports Authority of India has invited weightlifting coach KDS Nagra to attend a national seminar for Commonwealth Games to be staged in New Delhi in 2010. The seminar will be held in New Delhi from September 29 to October 2.
Hansraj academy, CCA in final: Hansraj Cricket Academy, Panchkula, will take on District Panchkula Cricket Coaching Centre in the final match of the first Under-12 BK Black Cup Inter-Academy League Cricket Tournament on September 28 at Hansraj Public School, Sector 6, here.
T-10 gully cricket begins: The T-10 Gully Cricket- Season 2, “Ab har koi khelega”, kick started its second season by announcing calls for entries and selection on September 27 and 28 from 9 am at Tau Devi Lal Sports Complex, Sector 3, here. The selection will be followed by the practice session on September 29. Only non-first class cricket players between the age group of 15-24 years are eligible to participate in the tournament.
4 bovine smugglers held: The police arrested four smugglers and recovered 10 bovines from a truck in Jhajjar Kotli near here on Friday. Official sources said the police intercepted a truck in Jhajjar Kotli and recovered 10 bovines being smuggled to the valley. The arrested persons have been identified as Mohammed Maroof of RS Pura, Om Raj of Batote, Bashir of Kanachak and Akhter of Batote. A case has been registered.
Blast rocks gun factory: A powerful blast rocked a gun factory in Digiana industrial estate here on Friday. However, nobody was injured in the incident. Official sources said the blast occurred in Khurmi Gun Factory at around 1 pm and the roof of the building collapsed due to the impact. Later, fire engulfed the premises. However, two fire tenders were rushed to the spot and the flames were controlled in time. Sources attributed the cause of fire to a short-circuit. The factory belongs to Gurcharan Singh of Gandhi Nagar.
SRTC staff hold protest: Nearly, 1,100 State Road Transport Corporation (SRTC) employees took a rally from Vikram Chowk to Dogra Chowk and sat on road for half an hour on Friday. It created a big traffic jam on the road, though it did not lead to any untoward incident. The SRTC strike today entered into 31st day.
Police-public mela on Oct 4: A one-day police-public mela, being organised by the Jammu and Kashmir Police Wives Welfare Association (JKPWWA), will be held at Bakshi Stadium here on October 4. Reviewing the arrangements for the event, DGP Kuldeep Khoda here on Wednesday said more than 40 stalls representing various police establishments, government departments and voluntary organisations from all over the state were participating. A raffle draw would take place on the same day at the mela venue.