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City rocked by 2 murders
Lover done to death in Bharati Colony
Shivani Bhakoo
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, October 1
Crime incidents are increasing in the city if the number of cases registered is any indication. In the past 24 hours, two murders took place in the city in different areas.

Devinder Singh, aged around 35, was killed while his beloved Devinder Kaur received injuries in an incident that took place at 9.30 pm last night at Street Number 1, Bharti Colony, near Dana Mandi (Salem Tabri) here.

Devinder Singh, aged around 35, was killed while his beloved Devinder Kaur received injuries in an incident that took place at 9.30 pm last night at Street Number 1, Bharti Colony, near Dana Mandi (Salem Tabri) here

Cases under Sections 302, 452, 323, 148, 149 have been registered against Avtar Singh, Tarlok Singh and three others by the Salem Tabri police station.

According to available information, Devinder Kaur, in her 30s, was married to one Balwinder Singh, Street Number 1, Bharti Colony, Dana Mandi here. The couple had two children. Devinder Kaur fell in love with Avtar Singh, a resident of Chitti Colony. Later, Avtar Singh got married. Devinder Kaur developed another relationship with one Devinder Singh.

Devinder Choudhry, SHO, Salem Tabri, said recently Avtar Singh started contacting Devinder Kaur again, to which the latter and her beloved objected. Yesterday, both of them went to Avtar Singh's place and argued with the latter's parents since Avtar Singh was not at home. They even threatened the family with dire consequences if Avtar Singh did not stop bothering Devinder Kaur on phone.

"In a fit of rage, Avtar Singh, his brother Tarlok Singh and three others dropped at Devinder Kaur's place at around 9.30 pm last night and thrashed the couple badly with sharp-edged weapons. Devinder Singh was taken to the DMCH, where he succumbed to his injuries. While Devinder Kaur was admitted to Civil Hospital and was discharged later," said the SHO.

The case was registered on the basis of a complaint filed by Devinder Kaur. All accused were absconding. Raids were being conducted to nab the criminals, said Choudhry.





Migrant killed by 2 others

In yet another incident that took place at Police Division Number 3, Mahavir Sahu, 21, a contractor working with Lucky Hosiery Unit, Kashmir Nagar, was thrashed by two migrant workers last night. The victim succumbed to his injuries.

Additional SHO Pritpal Singh, Police Division Number 3, said Mahavir Sahu was a migrant from Bihar. He was killed by two other migrants, namely Seewan Mukhiya and Kali Chand, also hailing from Bihar, at around 10.30 pm last night.

"Manik, a 12-year-old migrant, was working under Mahavir Sahu at the factory. Last night Manik asked Sahu to accompany him to his home. When the two reached Manik's place, Seewan Mukhiya, a paternal uncle of Manik and Kali Chand, a cousin of Manik badly thrashed Sahu. Bablu, victim's brother, got worried when the victim did not reach the quarter. He went to Manik's place and found his brother Mahavir Sahu in a seriously injured condition. He was immediately rushed to Civil Hospital, but succumbed to his injuries," said Pritpal Singh, adding that a case under Section 302/304 had been registered against Seewan Mukhiya and Kali Chand on the basis of the statement recorded by the victim's brother Bablu.

The police official further added that Manik had complained to his paternal uncle Seewan Mukhiya that the Mahavir Sahu was too rude to him (Manik) at the workplace. Seewan Mukhiya, in a fit of anger, decided to teach Sahu a lesson. He along with another nephew Kali Chand hatched a plan and asked Manik to bring Sahu to their place. They beat him badly and Sahu succumbed to his injuries.


PTM turns unpleasant at Ryan International School
Physical Education teacher ‘manhandles’ parent
Charanjit singh Teja
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, October 1
The parent-teacher meeting (PTM) at Ryan International School turned ugly when a teacher allegedly indulged in heated arguments with some complaining parents here today.
Various parents alleged that a Physical Education teacher had manhandled a parent when the teacher complained about the violent behaviour of his child.

Talking to Ludhiana Tribune, a group of parents complained that the school administration never listens to their problems. Parents were feeling displeased with the performance of their children. When they started complaining at the meeting, a few teachers got angry. " The Physical Education teacher picked a small wooden desk to throw at us. After that, parents started protesting against the management," said an irate parent.

"The future of our children is not secure in the hands of the present staff. The school prepares them only for activities, not for examinations. When the result comes, the school gives A+ grade to every student. How can they give good grades to students without completing the whole syllabi?" said a mother of class IV student, requesting anonymity.

Bobby Talwar, a father of a class V student, said, "We have complained several times to the school authorities but no one cares. Every parent has the same complaint. We have no other option but to protest."

"My son gets A+ grade every year. But his basic fundamentals are not clear. We are concerned for the future of our children, but the school doesn't care about our worries," said a mother requesting anonymity.

The principal of the school, Gurpreet Kaur, said, "It's a minor thing because we are like a family, it happens sometimes within family. A few parents are creating problems just for their personal motives."

During the incident, the police was called to control the situation.



sept-30 audit
Banks remained open after dark sans security
Jaswant Shetra

Jagraon, October 1
Putting the common man’s money and even bank employees’ lives at risk, branches of various nationalised banks here were found open unguarded till late evening on September 29.

With September 30 being the audit date for all nationalised banks, branches of several banks remained open till late evening to complete their audit work on September 29.

During a survey, entrance gates of most banks, including Punjab National Bank, Indian Overseas Bank, Indian Bank and Bank of India, were found open without any trace of security staff.

Access to most banks was free as bank employees remained busy finishing their work in the absence of security guards. There was no one to check the entry of an outsider to these branches.

Let alone security guard, not even a peon had been deployed near the entrance to check the entry of outsiders.

Besides posing a serious risk to the safety of money lying at these banks, it also jeopardised the lives of bank officials working till late night.

Though some bank officials tried to justify the absence of security staff by saying there was no risk to the money as strong rooms were already secured, they had no answer to the threat it posed to their lives.

Dinesh Kumar, senior manager, Lajpat Rai Road branch of Punjab National Bank, which was also open till 9 pm, said: “We are only doing paperwork and the cash is safe in the strong room. I do not think there is any kind of risk to the money.”

On the absence of security staff, he said: “We don’t even have a security guard at our branch during the daytime. We have been working without a security guard for the past six months. Though we have requested the higher authorities of the bank to provide us with a security guard, we have not been given one yet.”



paddy procurement
Day 1: Govt agencies’ strike ensures no purchase
Our Correspondent

Khanna, October 1
With all government procurement agencies on strike, purchase of paddy could not be started on the first official day for procurement today.
Worried about the fate of their crop, farmers ran from pillar to post enquiring about the expected start of the procurement process at Asia’s biggest grain market.

Kamaljit Singh, a farmer, said it was the duty of the administration to make arrangements for the start the procurement process and save farmers from harassment.

He alleged that the delay in the procurement process would spell trouble for farmers, as they would be forced to stay at mandis. “Who is to blame in the event of rain? As such, the arrangements are inadequate at the grain market. Further, the procurement agencies will object to excess moisture in the crop and refuse to purchase our produce,” he said.

Darshan Singh, a farmer from She village, said the absence of government agencies from the procurement process would hurt farmers further, as private traders would purchase their crop below the MSP.

The secretary of the Khanna Market Committee, Malkit Singh, said they had made necessary arrangements at the grain market, but it was the duty of the administration to make arrangements for the procurement process.

However, SDM Inderjit Kaur Kang blamed functionaries of the market committee for the failure of procurement of farmers’ produce by government agencies.

She added that she would look into complaints of dilly-dally by officials concerned and take appropriate action.

Around 10 quintal paddy is lying out in the open at the grain market.



Navratras bring cheers to florists
Gurvinder Singh
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, October 1
The festive season has brought cheer to florists, with people making a beeline for buying fresh flowers. The sales of marigold and indigenous roses (gulab) have almost doubled in the past two days. The florists say the sales have registered an upswing because of the Navratras.

Sat Pal, a roadside flower seller on the Pakhowal Road, said, "Marigolds and roses are being used for the worship of Mother Goddess. Ever since the Navratras started, we have had brisk sales of roses and  marigolds." He added that after a dull spell during the fortnight of shradh, it was a heartening change.

"Usually, the customers don't haggle when it comes to the flowers that have to be used for worship. Otherwise even for a bouquet of roses, the customers spent a good time haggling about the price. They complain about inflation and the common man's inability to pay for luxuries like a bouquet of flowers! But thankfully, during the festive season we don't get to hear the word 'inflation' from our customers.

" Even the florists who have their shops in posh areas of the city say that the demand for roses has increased in the festive season. According to Rakesh Sood, owner of Green Nursery and Florists, the demand for roses has gone up by about 20 per cent.

A roadside florist said, "Though, as compared to the last year, we have not increased the price of garlands per se, we have reduced the number of flowers that we use in making a garland." He added, "We are stocking roses and marigolds in our shop. We don't want any customer to go away dissatisfied."



Trends in IT discussed
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, October 01
PCTE Group of Institutes organised its first Student International Conference on “Latest Trends in IT” here on Saturday on PCTE campus. More than 20 research papers on domains like “mechanisms to detect flaws in fabrics,” “satellite based distance education system,” “video streaming” and “stenography” were presented.

Dr KNS Kang, director general, PCTE Group of Institutes, said, “Students from many institutes participated in the conference. Various latest trends like ethical hacking, android boots, cyber crime and cyber law, network security, IPV6, automatic language identification for Arabic script documents were discussed and presented.”

Kang said the students at this age are doing research, presenting research work and handling queries which is the greatest achievement of their life.

Declamation contest

Gandhian Studies Centre of Kamla Lohtia SD College organised an Inter-College declamation contest in association with National Service Scheme (NSS) unit on the college campus to celebrate Gandhi Jyanti. The center has been established under epoch making social thinkers of India Scheme (UGC New Delhi). Kamla Lohtia SD College is the first college in Ludhiana district to have this study centre. Five different colleges of Ludhiana participated in the competition. Professor Sandeep Chanana, coordinator of the Gandhian studies Centre, said the center will promote Gandhi Philosophy and will organise a number of events like inter school competitions, seminars, extension lectures and educational tours in the times to come.

Results: First prize-Deepika Miglani, Sri Aurobindo College of Management & Commerce, Ludhiana; Second prize-Vipul Gupta, Kamla Lohtia SD College, Ludhiana; Third prize-Jasleen Thaudi, Sri Aurobindo College of Management and Commerce, Ludhiana.



jobs in BPOs
Youngsters perfecting phonetics
Gurvinder Singh
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, October 1
Almost all schoolchildren know that there are five vowels in English alphabet. But not many know that there are 20 vowel sounds. Many know how to speak correct English, but only a few pronounce words correctly understanding the nuances. But things are changing now.

Whether it is the new courses in schools and colleges or the interest in speaking the perfect language because of media, the popularity of speaking English with correct pronunciation and accent is increasing in the city now a days.

Shreyansh, a student of XII standard doesn't speak English in the way he used to. He is getting training in phonetics and pronunciation as a part of his BPO training included in financial market management course.

Akanksha has always felt resentment by the fluency and volubility the way Hollywood actors speak in movies. So she has now made it a point to learn all about pronunciation. "Although I tried to copy directly by watching TV, but it used to turn off many people conversing with me as it seemed that I am just putting on an accent to show off," she says. 

"So learning about the intricacies of phonetics is helping to speak in the perfect way. And when you speak in the correct manner, it seems genuine and doesn't sound just put on for the heck of it."

Pallavi Sethi, who teaches English and phonetics at BCM Arya Model School, says that language should be spoken in the correct way, whether you are speaking Punjabi, English or any language for that matter. "Right accent is a part of good command over the language. It is now catching up all the more these days because of MNCs," she says.

"Phonetics is a very technical as it is imperative to learn about the phonatory system of how the sounds are created and formed in the mouth. For English pronunciation, one needs to study the correct intonation and stress. One needs to be aware of the influence of native and regional languages while speaking other languages."

A student, pursuing BPO course at Khalsa College for Women, feels that learning to speak correctly has made her language English a lot better and fluent. “Whether I join BPO industry or not, but having honed my tongue in language lab has started paying off as I now also sound well educated," she smiles. 



Youth urged to shun drugs
Our Correspondent

Amloh, October 1,
Homoeopathic department of Fatehgarh Sahib district organised a seminar at Government Girls Senior Secondary School here on Saturday. The aim of the seminar was to spread awareness to root out drug-addiction from the society. District homoeopathic officer Dr BS Chandok said a drug addict is a burden on the society and cannot utilise his energy for the development of the country. Students are an important part of the society and can play an important role to control this menace.

National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) from Khamano, medical officer (MO) Dr Sapna Sethi, Mandi Gobindgarh Medical officer Manpreet Kaur, Amloh medical officer Balwinder Chanolia, and Dr Rohit Sharma spoke on the homeopathy system of treatment in various diseases with the help of taking the case history.



Strike called off
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, October 1
Members of the the LHV-ANM Action Committee called off their strike after their demands were fulfilled here today.
Stating this, Sneh Lata, district president of the committee, said: “The Principal Secretary Health and representatives of the union held a meeting in which it was decided to give us a daily diet allowance of Rs 20, uniform allowance of Rs 6,000 per annum and washing allowance of Rs 300 per month.”

“It has also been decided that a notification based on the recommendations of the Anomaly Committee regarding the grades of ANMs and LHVs will also be issued within 15 days. So we have decided to call off our strike, which started on September 21.” 



GNN Doraha bags 44 awards
Lovleen Bains

Doraha, October 1
The students of Guru Nanak National College Doraha brought laurels to the institution by bagging 41 awards in a total number of 44 events in Ludhiana Zone-A Youth and Heritage festival of Panjab

University held at Arya College, Ludhiana, yesterday.



Suicide Case: Victim’s brother blames police
Shivani Bhakoo
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, October 1
Jagrup Singh, a resident of Bhutta village, Dehlon, has reiterated that his brother Prem Singh consumed poison and died on September 27 following unnecessary harassment by the police.

Jagrup Singh said his 42-year-old brother Prem Singh had slipped into depression after the police registered a “fake” case against him.

Talking to Ludhiana Tribune, Jagrup Singh said Prem Singh was a drug-addict and the police had recovered 1-kg poppy husk from his custody.

“But the case under the NDPS Act was registered against my brother for possessing 35-kg poppy husk. It was one-kg poppy husk, while the police got him trapped for possessing 35-kg poppy husk. Thereafter, he slipped into depression and consumed poison due to police harassment,” said Jagrup Singh, adding that Prem Singh was initially admitted to Grewal Hospital, from where the doctors referred him to another city hospital. “He was admitted to Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, where he died within 15 minutes of admission,” claimed Jagrup Singh.

When the police came to record his statement, “I told them that my brother had died due to police harassment. The official asked me to change my statement. They even threatened me with getting a fake case registered against me if I did not change my statement. They want to register a case under Section 174 but this is not true. My brother consumed poison as the police had been intimidating him. I want justice for my brother”, said Jagrup Singh. The then Additional SHO of Dehlon police, Swaran Singh, who was dealing with the matter, said in fact it was the drug mafia that was pressurising the police.

“Two cases under the NDPS Act were already registered against Prem Singh in 1988 and 2010. That day, we had recovered 35-kg poppy husk from Prem Singh. He was under depression due to marital dispute and consumed poison due to it. The family is now trying to blame the police for the incident. In fact, certain villagers had recovered a suicide note from Prem Singh’s body but the family failed to hand it over to the police,” he added.



Fast by jobless vet doctors
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, October 1
Jobless veterinary doctors commenced their chain hunger strike outside the veterinary clinic gate on GADVASU campus here today. They are demanding the filling of vacancies of rural veterinary officers.

Two students — Navdeep Singh Ratta and Amandeep Singh — observed the strike today. “If government fails to resolve the issue at the earliest, we will convert the strike into a fast-unto-death and the government will be responsible for it,” said Amandeep Singh.

Another doctor, Harpreet Kaur, said: “The government should intervene in the matter immediately.”



Goodwill march by senior citizens
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, October 1
A goodwill march was organised by the Senior Citizens Welfare Association Ludhiana (SCWAL) to celebrate the International Senior Citizens’ Day today.
The march was flagged of by Deputy Commissioner Rahul Tewari.

It commenced from Shehnshah Marriage Palace on the Ferozepur Road and culminated at Embassy Palace near Bhai Bala Chowk.

Around 300 senior citizens participated in the march.

Four senior members of the association, including Jagdish Behl, Paramjit Kahlon, SP Puri and SP Thapar, who have crossed the age of 85 years, were honoured.

Commissioner of Police SS Chauhan later addressed a gathering of senior citizens.

Another function in connection with the celebrations was organised jointly by an NGO, New Hope, and the Swami Vivekanand Vridh Ashram.

A legal literacy camp was organised at the venue by the District Legal Services Authority.

During the camp, the elderly residents were told about their rights enshrined in different sections of the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007.

Pamphlets raising awareness on legal assistance and rights were distributed among them.



Section 144 near exam centres
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, October 1
District Magistrate SR Kaler has imposed Section 144 near all class X and XII Punjab School Education Board examination centres across the state for the smooth conduct of the examinations, which started yesterday and will continue till October 29.

Kaler yesterday imposed Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, banning gathering of five or more persons, carrying of weapons on the premises of schools and colleges, and in the area of 200 metres from boundaries of examination centres in Ludhiana district.

Those found violating the order would be liable for punishment, it added.



Lax government measures have students at sea
Mahesh Sharma

Mandi Ahmedgarh,October 1
Perceiving children and young people as victims of disaster, the World Health Organisation has comprehended that they can make a real difference in terms of risk reduction within their schools, colleges, and household and communities.

It has recommended full involvement of children in participatory disaster risk management (DRM) policies so that they are actively engaged in decision-making and accountability processes.

However, none of the government or non-government organisations seems to have initiated the process of educating children in general and students in particular about their role in natural disaster reduction, including prevention, mitigation and preparedness.

Though the National Institute of Disaster Management, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, has announced painting, poster-making and slogan writing competitions on “Safety from disaster” at national level, students and teachers of various government and private schools of the region are yet to be communicated the programme. Sources say the director, Sarav Sikhiya Abhiyan, had advised all district education officers and head of schools to organise on-the-spot painting, poster-making and slogan contests for students between 13 and 17 years of age at all government and private schools of the state.

Best three preparations from each school are supposed to be sent to the NIDM by October 5 so that winners at the national level can be declared on the eve of International Disaster Reduction Day (IDRD)on October 12.

However, the education department has announced to organise this competition on October 4 and it will be nearly impossible for school authorities to ensure the delivery of their entries at New Delhi the next day.

The winners will receive cash rewards of Rs 20,000, 15,000 and 10,000 for best three entries.



from schools
Gandhi Jayanti celebrated

Ludhiana: Gandhi jayanti and birthday of Lal Bahadur Shastri was celebrated in SDP School, Basti Jodhewal. Students participated in poetry recitation, songs and speech. A portrait painting competition was also organised.

Annual Function

An annual function was organised at BCM School, Basant City in which students performed various kinds of dances including Marathi, western and Punjabi. An English play and bhangra show was also conducted that was applauded by the audience. The students, who had performed well in academics and extra-curricular activities, were awarded. — TNS



from Colleges
Freshers’ party

Ludhiana: Khalsa Institute of Management and Technology for women, Civil Lines organised a cultural function "aagaz-n-agman" to welcome the new students. The function started by lighting the traditional lamp and was followed by shabad. Many contests were held in the events like rangoli, mehandi, poster making, flower arrangement, cartoon makikng,solo song, solo and group dance by the students. A fashion show was also held on the occasion. Gitanshu selected as Miss fresher.

Fresh Chill-2011 for freshers

A freshers’ party “Fresh Chill-2011” was organised by the sophomores of the College of Agriculture to welcome the first year students. Dr Baldev Singh Dhillon, vice-chancellor of the PAU was the chief guest at the function. Students presented different kinds of cultural items. Alamdeep Singh Brar and Swati were selected as Mr and Miss Fresher, respectively.



Four booked for seeking dowry
NRI husband accused of deserting wife
Our Correspondent

Jagraon, October 1
In yet another case of desertion by an NRI groom, an Australian resident has been accused of abandoning his wife, a local resident, after marriage.
The incident came to light when the Ludhiana (rural) police booked four persons, including victim’s husband, her mother-in-law, father-in-law and a woman relative of the groom’s family, for demanding dowry and causing unnecessary harassment to the girl, on her father’s complaint.

Gurdeep Singh, a resident of Basant Avenue, had married his daughter Simarjot Kaur off to Varundeep Singh of Mohali, living in Australia, in September, 2009.

According to Gurdeep Singh, the Varundeep’s family members had informed them before the marriage that their son was a permanent resident of Australia, following which the wedding took place.

However, some days after the marriage, Varundeep left for Australia, assuring his wife of taking her abroad at the earliest.

“A few days after Varundeep’s departure, his parents started harassing Simarjot, asking her to bring a car in dowry. Though she did not tell us anything about it, she confided in her husband, who further asked her to fulfil his parents’ demand and get them a car,” Gurdeep alleged.

The girl later brought this to her parents’ notice but they kept mum to save her marriage.

According to Gurdeep, when Varundeep failed to take his wife to Australia even one year after the marriage, he approached his family at Mohali. They refused to send her to Australia and in turn asked him to make arrangements for her travel.

“We the approached Jaswinder Kaur, who had facilitated this marriage, but she too asked us to fulfil the in-laws’ demand,” he alleged.

They took a loan on their house from a bank and sent their daughter to Australia on study visa.

“But when my daughter reached Australia, Varundeep failed to receive her at the airport. When she reached his house, she found him living with another girl. He also refused to keep her there and threw her out of the house. My daughter then went to a friend’s place to stay and informed us about the matter. We then decided to file a complaint with the police,” said Gurdeep Singh.

The police has booked the NRI groom, Varundeep Singh; his father Iqbal Singh, mother Harjinder Kaur and Jaswinder Kaur under Sections 498 A and 406 of the IPC and initiated a probe.

Though no one has been arrested so far, groom’s parents are at large. The fourth accused, who hails from Jagraon, got an interim bail from a Ludhiana court to evade arrest.

The girl’s family has now demanded addition of Section 420 in the case.

SHO city Gurpreet Singh said the police was conducting raids to arrest the groom’s parents.

On the addition of cheating charges against the accused, he said the police would take appropriate action if something came up during the investigation.



kabbadi beat
Chandigarh team corner glory
Our Correspondent

Mandi Ahmedgarh, October 1
The team of Khudda Ali Sher (Chandigarh) emerged victorious in the open category on the concluding day of the Baba Zahir Peer Annual Kabbadi Tournament at Dehlon village, near here, yesterday.
The Frangipur Taran Taran team finished runners-up. Raju of Frangipur and Karma of Khudda Ali Sher were adjudged best raider and stopper, respectively.

The tournament, organised under the supervision of the Punjab Kabaddi Association, was inaugurated by Jagdeep Singh, director, Punjab Agricultural Development Bank. Legislator Darshan Singh Shivalik and former minister Jagdish Singh Garcha gave away prizes to the winners.



table tennis
Yashi, Harnoor clinch titles in cadet section
Anil Datt

Ludhiana, October 1
Harnoor Singh, a student of DCM Presidency School, Jamalpur and Yashi overpowered their respective opponents to wrap up the titles in the cadet boys cadet girls sections respectively in the 22nd Prithipal Singh Memorial Open Table Tennis Tournament being held at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) campus here today. In the boys’ singles category, Parivanshdeep Singh of DAV Public School, Bhai Randhir Singh Nagar branch, Ludhiana pipped his rival to win the title.

In the cadet boy's final, Harnoor Singh survived a scare against Ayush of Alpine International School before romping home victorious in straight sets 11-9, 11-7 and 11-8.

In the girl's section, Yashi proved her mettle as she beat Apeksha of Green Land School, Jalandhar bypass branch 11-5, 11-8 and 11-5 to bag the top honours. Parivanshdeep outnumbered Rohan Jindal of DCM Presidency School 11-7, 11-9 and 11-5 to fetch the title in the boy's singles category.

Gurmit Singh Kular, president, United Cycle Parts Manufacturing Association, Ludhiana, gave away the prizes to the winners today.

Results: Cadet Boy's Singles (quarter finals): Parivansh (DAV) beat Nishant (Green Land School) 11-9, 11-7, 11-8; Bhuvan (DAV) beat Utkarsh (DAV) 11-8,11-6, 11-5; Rahul (DCM) beat Sailesh (AC Academy) 11-6, 11-8, 11-5; Rohan Jindal (DCM) beat Pranav 11-9, 11-6, 11-7. Cadet Boy's Singles (semi final): Parivanshdeep (DAV) beat Bhuvan (DAV) 11-8, 11-7, 11-4; Rohan Jindal (DCM) beat Rahul (DCM) 11-6,11-4, 11-8.



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