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Four drug peddlers arrested in district

Fatehgarh Sahib, December 31
The district police has arrested four drug peddlers and recovered 5 gm smack, 5,000 intoxicant tablets, 15 kg poppy husk and 550 gm narcotic powder from their possession.

HS Mann, SSP, said during a checking, the Amloh Police arrested Sukhdev Singh, alias, Sukha, a residents of Amloh, and recovered 5 gm smack and 255 gm narcotic powder from his possession.

In another case, the Sirhind police arrested Karamjit Singh, a resident of Ludhiana, and recovered 10 kg poppy husk from his custody. Meanwhile, the Mandi Gobindgarh police arrested Soni, a resident of Gidarwaha, and recovered 5,000 intoxicant tablets and 290 gm narcotic powder.

In another incident, the Fatehgarh Sahib police arrested Raja Singh, a resident of Faridkot, and recovered 5 kg Poppy husk from his custody. All the accused have been booked under the NDPS Act. — OC





Doctors for balanced and nutritious diet
Tribune News Service

Patiala, December 31
Doctors and staff of the Community Health Centre, Tripri, Patiala, advised patients and general public to have balanced and nutritious diet today. They requested pregnant and lactating mothers to get the deliveries conducted only in health institutions to decrease the maternal and infant mortality rate.

Dr Sarbjeet Kaur, dental surgeon, advised regular dental check up every six months.



Robbery at builder’s house in Sector 7
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, December 31
Four miscreants targeted the house of a builder after taking his domestic help Sarvan Kumar hostage in Sector 7. Before fleeing, the robbers damaged the CCTV cameras installed in the house and also took away damaged cameras. The house owner, Yashpal Saggi, and his family are out of the city.

A police party comprising DSP (East) Vijay Kumar, SHO Anokh Singh rushed to the spot and recorded the statement of the domestic help.

The loss will be ascertained one the family is back, said the police.

A case has been registered at the Sector 26 police station.



One held in P’kula robbery case
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, December 31
A person involved in a liquor vend robbery in Panchkula on December 25, was arrested by the police of the Mani Majra police station.

The accused has been identified as Rustam, resident of Mauli Complex. The police has also recovered Esteem car bearing registration number PB-10-BP-0567, which was used in the crime. The car was stolen from Panchkula. The accused was produced in the local court and was sent in police custody.

Inspector Yashpal, SHO, Mani Majra police station, said that the accused along with others had looted a Sector 16-based liquor shop in panchkula on December 25. They decamped with the cash box.

As per the police information, the liquor shop belonged to Mahinder Pal. The police said the accused were armed with pistol and sticks.

They threatened the employees and took away the cash box.





Man stabbed, accused held
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, December 31
A resident of Burail was allegedly thrashed and stabbed by a resident of Sector 45 in Burail today. The victim has been identified as Etsham Hussain. He was stabbed in the stomach. The accused identified as Kunal Kohli has been arrested.

The victim and the accused are known to each other and had some dispute over money. The police was informed and the victim was rushed to the Government Medical College and Hospital in Sector 32, where he is under treatment. Acting on the complaint, a case under Sections 147,148,149,307,324 and 506 of the IPC has been registered at the Sector 34 police station.



Two arrested in cheating case
Tribune News Service

Panchkula, December 31
The police has arrested two persons for fraud. The accused, Amrika and Mukesh Kumar, in their late twenties, are residents of Burail.

In his complaint, Dabbu, a resident of Abhaypur, said he had gone to a bank in Sector 11 where the youths approached him saying they would help him fill in the form. Dabbu handed over Rs 17,000 to them and the youths fled with the money. A probe is on into the case.



Bharti Vij Warriors thrash Panchkula Daredevils in cricket tournament
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, December 31
On the second day of the ongoing Satluj Premier League at Satluj Public School, Panchkula, Bharti Vij Warriors defeated Panchkula Daredevils by a huge margin of 193 runs. After winning the toss, Bharti Vij Warriors elected to bat first and made a huge total of 339/7 in 30 overs.

Gurdeep Singh scored 210 runs with the help of 15 huge sixes and 24 fours. Shahrukh Khan scored 71 for the winning side. Rajat took two-wickets after conceding 19 runs.

While chasing the target, Panchkula Daredevils collapsed on147 all out in 28.4 overs. Mousin scored 42 and Rajat made 37.


Bharti Vij Warriors- 339/7 in 30 overs (Gurdeep Singh 210,Shahrukh 71; Rajat 2/19)

Panchkula Daredevils-147 all out in 28.4 overs (Mousin 42,Rajat 37; Ravi 3/41,Gurdeep 2/13)

St Stephen's beat Satluj Sky Hawks

In the second match St Stephen's Champions beat Satluj Sky Hawks by 56 runs. St Stephen's won the toss and elected to bat first and made 228 for 6 in 30 overs. Saksham, playing a captain's knock, scored 120 runs with the help of 15 fours and 3 sixes.

While chasing the target, Sky Hawks managed to score 173 for 6 wickets. Captain Ravikant scored 42 while Tushar Gupta scored 22 runs.

For the bowling side, Subijit took 2 wickets for 27 and Saksham took one wicket after giving 24 runs.


St Stephen's Champions-228/6 in 30 overs ( Saksham Katoch 120,Gurkirat 64, Abhishek 2/61,Saksham 2/19)

Satluj Sky Hawks-173/6 in 30 overs (Ravikant 42,Tushar Gupta 22,Subijit 2/27, Saksham 1/24)

Todays's fixtures

  • Panchkula Daredevils Vs St Stephen's Champions at 9:00 am
  • Satluj Sky Hawks Vs Bharti Vij Warriors at 12:30 pm



Hockey tournament
Sanwar stars in IAF's victory
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, December 31
Three matches were played on the opening day of the 10th Olympian Dharam Singh Memorial Hockey Tournament today. The first match was played between Indian Air Force and Rock Rovers. The match went in favour of IAF as they defeated their rivals by 16-14. From IAF, Jaspreet Singh scored two goals followed by Sanwar, who scored seven goals for the team. Another player Topno scored three goals.

Meanwhile, despite a very good performance of Gurjant Singh, Rock Rovers's could not save the match.

The second match was played between PSPCL and CISF. The match went in favour of CISF. CISF defeated PSPCL by 18-11. Cyril, Major Singh, Naved, Harish and Compal were the goal scorers for CISF. Harish was declared as man of the match.

The third match of the day was played between Namdhari and Rock Rovers. The match was won by Namdhari by 13-9 goals.



Cricket meet
City eves finish runners-up

Chandigarh, December 31
The Chandigarh women cricket team remained runners- up in the Chimmanbhai Patel T-20 Tournament at Firozabad (UP). In the final Uttar Pradesh side won the toss and elected to bat first. The team made 108 runs for 5 wickets in 20 overs.

Shallu made 46 runs for the team. While, chasing the score, the Chandigarh women team could score only 78 by losing only 5 wickets in 20 overs and lost the match by 30 runs. Mamta remained the top scorer with 22 runs followed by Sunaina, who scored 20 runs.

Overall, the team performed well in the tournament. In the previous matches, Chandigarh beat Gujrat by 9 wickets and MP by 4 wickets. — TNS



City girl shines in shooting tourney
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, December 31
Chandigarh girl Anjum Moudgil, a student of BA I year of DAV College, Sector 10, Chandigarh, bagged five medals (4 gold medal and 1 bronze medals) at the National Shooting Competition Championship 2012, held at New Delhi from December 19 to December 30.

She represented all-India NCC team in civilian as well national categories in air rifle and .22 rifle. She is a shooter from the NCC Chandigarh Directorate.



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