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Farmers offer organs to pay loans
Suman Bhatnagar

Ambala, August 26
As many as 55 farmers of Ambala district submitted a memorandum, addressed to the Prime Minister, to the Deputy Commissioner, Ambala, today. They sought permission to sell the organs of their body to clear the outstanding bank loans.

Gurnam Singh, state president of the Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU), said the farmers were not getting a profitable price for their produce. He said most of the farmers were under debt and facing serious financial crises.

He said the banks had been issuing notices to farmers for not paying the arrears. Gurnam Singh claimed that if their demands were not accepted, they would gherao the state assembly on September 10. "Some of the banks are pasting photographs of defaulter at their residence, which is intolerable," he said.

The farmers said they produced food for the nation, but now they had been forced to sell their body parts. They demanded that the MSP of wheat and paddy should be increased as they were bearing heavy losses while selling their produce to government agencies. Senior leaders of the BKU, Ramesh Rana, Baldev Singh, Bheem Singh, Malkiat Singh, Ram Pal, Roop Singh, Surjeet Singh and Karam Singh Mathana were present on the occasion. 



Man gets 10-yr jail in dowry case 
Our correspondent

Ambala, August 26
A fast track court in Ambala has sentenced a man to 10-year imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs 5,000 in a case of dowry death today. The parents of the accused had already been acquitted on the basis insufficient evidences.

According to prosecution, Seeta Devi was married to Jai Ram. She died under mysterious circumstances on June 26, 2012. She had sustained serious burn injuries. She was rushed to a local hospital where she succumbed to injuries. Shiv Dyal, victim's father, had alleged that Jai Ram and his parents set his daughter on fire. 



Panchayats get Rs 1 crore grant
Our Correspondent

Dera Bassi, August 26
The development of Dera Bassi area would be carried out in a planning manner and a plan has already been formulated for the purpose. Addressing a number of public meetings after distributing grants to newly elected panchyats for the development of villages, Chief Parliamentary Secretary NK Sharma said sewerage, safe drinking water and the best quality streets would be provided in villages. He visited different villages of the area and distributed grants of over 1 crore among panchyats. He assured that all the villages of area would be provided developmental grants . NK Sharam warned that corruption would not be tolerated in the development works. 



6 booked in assault case

Fatehgarh Sahib, August 26
Two persons were injured when six men armed with rifles and rods attacked them while they were working in their fields in Rheona Neewan village.

The complainant, Gurpreet Singh, a resident of Rheona Neewan village, in his complaint to the Mullepur police stated that he along with his brother Ishwar Singh was working in his fields at the time of the incident. He said a Ford Figo car arrived on the spot and Harnail Singh , a resident of Ramgarh village near Amloh, and Gurmail Singh, a resident of Manupur village in Ludhiana, came out of their car with a rifle and ammunition belt. Two persons were carrying swords and rods and started beating them mercilessly. He stated his brother Ishwar singh and Amritpal Singh (18) were injured in the incident.

The Mullepur police station has registered a case against six persons, including Harnail Singh and Gurmail Singh under Sections 279, 304, 337, 427 of the IPC. —TNS 



Punjab Government committed to overall development of villages, says Ropar MLA 
Tribune News Service

Ropar, August 26
The installation ceremony of newly elected Ropar panchayat samiti chairman Narinder Singh Mavi and vice-chairperson Manjit Kaur Ghanauli was held here today. While addressing during the function, MLA Dr Daljit Singh Cheema congratulated Mavi and Ghanauli for assuming the charge and expressed the hope that they would perform their duty honestly.

He said the Punjab government was committed for the inclusive growth of the villages and panchayat samitis would be provided all necessary help in this regard. Lashing out at the Congress, Cheema alleged that the party was trying to create hurdles in the development of the state.

While speaking on the occasion, Narinder Singh Mavi said that he would do his best to ensure the overall development of the villages. Former Punjab minister Satwant Kaur Sandhu, SGPC members Amarjit Singh Chawla and Paramjit Singh Lakhewal, zila parishad member Harpreet Singh Basant, former Ropar municipal council president Amarjit Singh Satyal and Akali leader Mohanjit Singh Kamalpur also spoke on the occasion. 



Mumbai rape condemned
Tribune News Service

Ropar, August 26
The Rupnagar Press Club condemned the gang rape of a photojournalist in Mumbai today. Press Club president Bahadurjeet Singh termed the incident shocking and disgusting. 

He demanded stringent punishment for those involved in the brutal act. He demanded that all necessary steps be taken to ensure safety and security of journalists in the country. 



Fee charged by private minority schools can be regulated: HC
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, August 26
Six minority-run schools have raised objections on providing information on fee structure to the three-member panel headed by former Punjab and Haryana High Court Judge Justice RS Mongia.

Information on the objections raised by the schools was provided to the Punjab and Haryana High Court by the panel this morning. Taking a note of the information, the Division Bench headed by Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul was of the view that the fee charged by private minority schools could be regulated.

Referring to a previous order passed by a former Chief Justice of the High Court, the Bench made it clear that the objections raised by the schools have already been dealt with and decided by the High Court.

The panel was appointed on the directions of the Punjab and Haryana High Court in April this year. Among other things, it was to go through the accounts maintained by the schools before finding out the reasonableness of increase in fees.

In its report submitted before the High Court, the panel stated that six schools, St Xavier, Mount Carmel Convent, St John, St Annes and St Mary School, had raised objections on the grounds that they were minority-run institutions and could not be asked to provide such information.

These institutions have claimed the protection under the Section 2 of the National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions Act for not providing information to the panel.

Appointed on April 9 this year on the directions of the then Chief Justice, the three-member committee was authorised to specifically look into the requirement of fee increase by individual schools after the examination of records and accounts. It was also required to taking into consideration the funds available at the disposal of the schools.

The panel was constituted after hearing a bunch of petitions on undue fee hike by unaided private educational institutions in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh.



Chief Judicial Magistrate’s brother deposes in court
Tribune News Service

Panchkula, August 26
Chief Judicial Magistrate Ravneet Garg's brother Navdeep Garg deposed before the CBI court here this morning with regard to the application filed by the Geetanjali's parents for the custody of the daughters.

While Navdeep refused to give any comments, his counsel Vishal Garg stated that the children were in safe custody and being sent to school.

It was on July 17 when Geetanjali was found shot dead in Gurgaon. Later, the post-mortem revealed that she was shot three times.

Following allegations by the victim's family and investigations by the police, a case under section 302(murder) was registered against husband Ravneet Garg, father-in-law KK Garg and mother-in-law Rachna Garg.

About the procurement of the details of the school, it was told that they would file the same in the reply in the court. The case has been adjourned to August 29.

The deceased's parents and kin were also present in the court.

In view of security reasons, Inspector Mukesh Kumar, station house officer (SHO) of the the Sector 5 police station and his team was deployed on the court premises.

The CBI court had served a notice on CJM Ravneet Garg to depose before the court in connection with the custody of the children.

The parents had alleged that since the murder, they were not even allowed to meet the children by the in-laws. They also said Aasma (4) and Adiva (3) had been confined to a room since their mother was killed.

Won’t let kids get harassed: Grandfather

"The children have been told that their mother has gone to a far-off place to become a judge and will return soon," said Om Prakash Aggarwal, the victim's father. "My daughter was killed brutally. And now I don't want that my grand-daughters are harassed. We have come to know that the children have been told that their mother has gone very far to become a judge," said Aggarwal.

He added: "Why hasn't Ravneet come to the court? It is only because he is guilty."



3 get life term in murder case

Mohali, August 26
A local court today awarded life term to three accused, one-year jail to the fourth accused in a murder case.

The Mohali additional district and sessions judge (senior division) announced life sentence to Major Singh, Parkash Singh and Bikram Singh and one-year imprisonment to the fourth accused Gurnam Singh in the murder case of Kishan, a resident of Dera Bassi.

A case was registered on January 25, 2009, on the complaint of Jasmer Kaur, aunt of the deceased, in which she had alleged that Kishan was brutally thrashed by the accused when he was visiting his sister. Later, Kishan succumbed to his injuries at the Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, Chandigarh. —TNS



Youth held with stolen bike 
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, August 26
The police arrested a youth for driving a bike with a fake registration number today.

A special naka was set up near the Judicial Academy in Sector 43 from where the police arrested Karambir Singh, a resident of Salokhna villagem, South City Chowk, Gurgaon. Reportedly, Karambir was driving a stolen black coloured Pulsar motorcycle with a fake registration number CH-01J-6925.

The accused was caught immediately after the verification of the documents.

A case under Sections 473, 411 of the IPC has been registered at police station, Sector 36, Chandigarh. 



Crime briefs

Man booked for theft bid 

An unidentified miscreant has been booked for making an attempt to steal cash from an ATM machine of the SBI at Phase II, Ram Darbar, yesterday night.

In an attempt to steal the cash, the miscreant damaged the hood cover of the machine and also damaged the CCTV camera installed inside the ATM counter. The miscreant after failing in his attempt fled from the spot. The police has registered a case under Sections 380 and 511 of the IPC at police station, Sector 31.

Motorcycles stolen

Shivam Kumar, a resident of Sector 51, in his compliant to the police has alleged that someone has stolen his motorcycle (CH-01AE-6177) from the parking lot of the UIET, Sector 25, on August 12. A case under Section 379 of the IPC has been registered at the police station, Sector 11.In another complaint, Krishan Dutt, a resident of Sector 29, reported to the police that someone has stolen his motorcycle (CH-03W-5837) from near the Ordinance Cable Factory, Phase-I, Industrial Area. A case under Section 379 of the IPC has been registered in this regard.


Lokender Singh, a resident of Sector 20, has rregistered at complaint a local police station that an unknown youth on a two-wheeler snatched a purse containing 3 mobile phones, Rs. 8,000, ear rings, 3 ATM cards and documents from his parents at the petrol pump of Sector 34. A case under Section 356,379 of the IPC has been registered at the police station, Sector 34.



Sharda Sarvhitkari register win
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, August 26
The Kho-Kho team of Sharda Sarvhitkari School, Sector 41, defeated Adarsh Public School by 7 points and one inning, during a match ongoing Inter-School Kho-Kho Championship for Boys (U-14), being held at MDAV School, Sector 22, here today.

In the same category, the team of MDAV School, Sector 22, registered a convincing win over Government High School, Sector 46, by 10 points and one innings. In the matches of girls’ (U-17) group, the team of Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 45, (GMSSS-45) defeated Stepping Stone School, Sector 37, by 7 points while Government High School, Sector 32, defeated Government Model High Senior Secondary, Sector 22, by 5 points and one innings.


Boys (U-14): MDAV-22 bt GHS-46 10 points and one innings; Sri Guru Gobind Singh School, Sector 35, bt GMSS-45 5 points; Sharda Sarvhitkari School bt Adarsh Public 7 points one innings; GHS-46, bt GMSSS-22 4 points; GMHS-43 bt Kids ‘r’ Kids-42 6 points and one innings; GMHS-41 bt SGGS Public School 8 points; GHS-35 bt Moti Ram Senior Secondary School 27 11 points; Saupin’s School, Sector 32 bt GMHS-22 5 points. Boys (U-17)-MDAV-22 bt GMHS-43 6 points one innings; SGGS Public School-35 bt GHS-40 6 points and one innings; GHS-46 bt GHS, Maloya, 7 points and one innings; GMSS-45 bt GMHS-37 8 points, GMMS-46 bt SGGS-35 7 points and one innings, GMHS-22 bt St John’s, Sector 26, 5 points; GMHS, Sector 41, bt GMHS, Sector 22, 4 points; GHS, Sector 35, bt Sharda Sarvhitkari School-40 1 point. Girls (U-14) GHS-46 bt Kids ‘r’ Kids-42 8 points and one innings, GMS-46 bt IS Dev Samaj 21 4 points and one innings, GHS-35 bt GMS, Kishangarh, 10 points and one innings, Sishu Niketan Model School-22 bt GHS, Maloya, by 10 points and one innings, Sacred Heart School, Sector 26, bt GMSSS-56 9 points and one innings, Ankur Public School, Sector 14, bt GGSSS-20 6 points and one innings; GHS-24 bt SGGSS-35 9 points and one innings. Girls (U-17) GMSSS-45 bt Stepping Stone, Sector 37, 7 points, GHS-32 bt GMHSS-22 5 points and one innings, GMHS-37 bt Sacred Heart School, Sector 26, 7 points, GHS-46 bt GSSS, Khuda Lohara, 6 points and one innings.

Other results

The cricket team of Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 15, defeated Gurukul Global School, Mani Majra, by 167 runs. The winning side posted 199 runs with Rattan Chand (51 runs) and Raghav (50 runs) scoring the most runs while the Gurukul Global, Mani Majra, bundled out for 32 runs in 11.4 overs. In another match, DAV Senior Secondary School, Sector 8, defeated GMSSS-40 by 65 runs while GMSSS-33 routed Shishu Niketan Public School, Sector 22, by 36 runs. The team of GMSSS-19 beat St Soldier School by 88 runs.

Yoga tournament: The team of Government Model High School, Vikas Nagar, secured first position in the girls’ (U-14) category while Government High School, Sector 25, and Government Model Senior Secondary School for Girls, Sector 20, attained second and third places, respectively. The team of Carmel Convent School, Sector 9, finished fourth.

Archery: Girls (U-14)

Event 20 mt: Bhawana of GSSS, Kaimwala, Navdeep of GMSSS-10, Jagdeep of GMSSS-10; Event 30 mt: Bhawana GSSS, Kaimwala, Samriti of Sacred Heart School, Navdeep of GMSSS-10.



Vikrant blanks Aishwarya in tennis
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, August 26
Top seed Vikrant Dahiya, moved to second 2nd round with registering a 9-0 victory over Aishwarya Goel, in a match of ongoing CLTA- AITA tennis series tournament, being held here today. In the girls’ category, second seed Prinkle Singh move to 2nd round with an easy win over Ibadat Kaur at 9-1.


Main Draw (1st round)-Girls (U-12)-Harleen Kaur bt Priyanka 4-2, 4-0; Sehajbeer Bhandal bt Shreya Kansal 4-0, 5-4 (5); Kuhoo bt Manya Bajaj 5-3, 3-5, 9-7; Hritika bt Snitabitha Singh 1-4, 4-0, 7-4; Alisha Menon bt Luvya Singh 4-0, 5-3; Yana Dhamija bt Inayat Sidhu 4-2, 1-4, 7-1; Kshitija Singh bt Reet Malik 4-2, 2-4, 8-6; Saisha Khanna bt Nikita Devi 5-4 (5), 5-4 (0); Priyanka Khanna bt Mansi Singh 4-1, 4-1; Ibadat Kaur bt Vrinda Sharma 4-0, 4-2; Princy Panchal bt Supriya Sangwan 4-0, 4-1; Satakshi Singh bt Bindu Kulharia 4-2, 5-4(2); Rahat Mangat bt Nehmat Sidhu 4-0, 4-1; Aishwary Sailaje bt Anuradha Chopra 5-3, 0-4, 7-3; Tanisha Indrayn bt Amreen Sidhu 4-0, 4-1; Kiran Kalkal bt Sandeepti Rao 4-0, 4-0. Girls (U-16)-Aarushi Kakkar bt Satakshi Singh 9-0; Jannat Khurana bt Yana Dhamija 9-1; Kiran Kalkal bt Khushbeen 9-2; Komaljit Kaur bt Alisha Menon 9-7; Jahnvi Shivran bt Snitabithi Singh 9-2; Ravita Rawat bt Arti Nain 9-7; Pious Mudgil bt Hanshika 9-1; Gurneek Bhandal bt Saisha Khanna 9-2; Nandini bt Gurleen Singh 9-6; Ikshika Sangri bt Kshitija Singh 9-2; Bani Singh bt Adity Dogra 9-0; Seerat Sidhu bt Gunjan Agarwal 9-0; Harleen Kaur bt Shamita Yadav 9-2; Tanya Batra bt Rubani Ahluwalia 9-4; Aastha Malhotra bt Aashna 9-5; Prinkle Singh bt Ibadat Kaur 9-1. Boys (U-12)-Vikram Aviyan bt Shrut Mohan 4-1, 5-4 (5); Dhruv Tangrey bt Aashray Gupta 4-0, 4-2; Avik Chaudhary bt Tarush Bagat 4-0, 4-2; Chiraz Singh Dandona bt Krishan Hooda 5-3, 4-2; Onkar Opte bt Anurag Aggarwal 4-0, 4-1; Pranav Chopra bt Sidharth G 5-3, 5-4 (5); Udaiveer Singh bt Asav Kumar 1-4, 3-2 (concede); Sammar Raina bt Tanik Gupta 4-2, 4-1; Daksh Marwaha bt Pal Kanishk 5-4(3), 4-1; Bhupinder bt Shrenik Bhalla 4-1, 4-0; Arnav Path bt Kamar Mahismat 4-0, 4-0; Divesh Galot bt Akash Ahlawat 4-1, 5-3; Ishan Khushu bt Ajay Sharan 4-0, 4-1; Amaan Mohd bt Jasvin Singh 4-2, 5-3; Naresh Badgujar bt Sarthak Jaitley 4-0, 5-3; Yuvraj Singh bt Karan Prashar 4-1, 4-0. Boys (U-16)-Vikrant Dahiya bt Aishwaray Goel 9-0; Kabir Manrai bt Aniket Khosla 9-1; Ramanjot Singh bt Anmol Rattan 9-8 (0); Digvijay Singh bt Sabrang Sandal 9-3; Rohit Kumar bt Srinjan Singh 9-5; Aditya Partap Singh bt Akshay Chauhan 9-3; Mohak Bajaj bt Rehan Sareen 9-6; Jagdeep Singh Bajwa bt Sagar Bains 9-7; Krishna Rajput bt Sidhant Mehla 9-7; Calvin Golmei bt Sarthak Jain 9-5; Sagar Sehrawat bt Jaideep Singh 9-5; Mritunjay Badola bt Rahul Verma 9-1; Paras Dahiya bt Anurag Agarwal 9-2; Raunaq Singh bt Akashdeep Singh 9-3; Himanshu bt Yuvraj Singh 9-2; Eklavya Singh bt Rishabh Sharda 9-2.



NPS reign supreme in basketball
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, August 26
Cagers of New Public School, Sector 18, (NPS) lifted the winning trophy of second Brother Kyle Basketball Tournament, organised by St John’s School, Sector 26, here this morning. In the final match of the championship, the winning side posted a marginal (44-43) victory over St Kabir School, Sector 26. For the winning side, Sandeep gathered 14 points while his counterpart Amit claimed 12 points for his team.

For the losing side, Gary (15 points) and Vishvas (6 points) reduced the losing margin for the team. Amit of News Public School was adjudged as man of the match whereas Garu of St Kabir School, Sector 26, was declared as the best scorer of the tournament.



City team 286 for 4 at stumps

Chandigarh, August 26
Local cricket side scored 286 runs for 4 wickets in 90 overs against Ludhiana team during a match of Katoch Shield matches of Group-A, started here today. The team, after winning the toss, elected to bat and opened with Manan Vohra and Jaskaran Sohi. After a steady start, the duo scored 33 runs before Manan was claimed by Baltez Singh for 16 off 28 balls. Vishwas Bhalla joined Jaskaran and the duo put on 40 runs for the second wicket before the former was snapped by Anil Sihag off Amritpal Singh for 48 off 91 balls. Later, Sarul Kanwar was castled on the total of 75 runs and the team faced more difficulty when skipper Vishwas Bhalla was retired hurt in the 50th over with scoring 40 off 107 balls inclusive of 4 boundaries. But Amit Prashar and Gurkirat Walia repaired team’s innings and took the total to 258 when Gurkirat was caught by Davinder off Baltez for 82 off 161 balls inclusive of 5 boundaries and two sixes.

Amit Prashar plundered unbeaten (73) off 122 balls studded with 7 boundaries and 5 towering sixes while his counterpart Gaurav Gambhir remain unbeaten on 11 runs at the close of day’s play. For the bowling side, Amritpal Singh and Baltez Singh claimed two wickets each.

Brief scores

Chandigarh: 286 for 4 in 90 overs (Jaskaran Singh Sohi 48, Vishwas (retd hurt) 45, Gurkirat Walia 82, Amit Prashar 73 not out, Amritpal Singh 2 for 47 and Baltez Singh 2 for 19).

In other match, Patiala middle order batsman, Amitoze Singh, scored the first century of the tournament with hitting (112) off 214 balls studded with 10x4s and three sixes against Jalandhar at Dhruv Pandove Stadium, Patiala.

Brief scores

Patiala: 262 for 6 in 90 overs (Amitoze Singh 112, Kunwar Raina 40, Anmolpreet Singh 80 not out, Shubek Gill 2 for 39 and Taruwar Kohli 2 for 13).

In another match, the Mohali side got a better hand against Amritsar at the PCA Stadium of Mohali.

Brief scores

Amritsar (1st innings): 200 all out in 66.1 overs (Karan Sharma 44, Aman Bawa 40, Vinay Chaudhary 31, Bharat Lumba 24,Varun Khanna 3 for 53, Manpreet Gony 3 for 44, Barinder Saran 4 for 43).

Mohali (1st innings): 68 runs in 21 overs (Sunny Sohal 48, Ankit Pursharthy 17).



Ashish of DAV College-10 sets the track on fire
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, August 26
Athletes of DAV College, Sector 10, won laurels on the first day of the Chandigarh State Athletics Championship which started at the Sports Complex, Sector 7, here today. According to organisers, more than 200 athletes participated in the championship on the first day.

Ashish Lohan of DAV College, Sector 10, was adjudged fastest in the men’s category while Divyanshi of the same college won top laurels in the women’s category. In the javelin throw event of the men’s category, Parminder won first place with covering a distance of 61.87 mt while Sarabjeet Singh secured runners-up place with covering a distance of 60.20 mt.


Men 100 mt: Ashish Lohan of DAV College, Sector 10 in 11.01 seconds, Amandeep of DAV College, Sector 10, in 11.62 seconds; Parkash Verma Post Graduate Government College, Sector 11, in 1.65 sec; 400 mt-Sagar of SGGS College, Sector 26, in 52.80 sec, Som Prakash of SGGS College, Sector 26, in 53.63 sec, Mehul of DAV College, Sector 10, in 54.12 sec; 1,500 mt-Vikas of Chandigarh Police (IRB) in 4:31.86, Bishamber of Panjab University in 4:44.44, Parkash of DAVSS School, Sector 8, in 4:45.33 min; 5000 mt-Sukhdev Singh of DAV College, Sector 10, in 16:17.77 min, Ramesh of Chandigarh Police (IRB) in 16:20.12, Vishal Singh of DAV College, Sector 10, in 16:20.68; Shot put-Paramjit Singh of DAV College with 13.66 mt; Gagandeep Singh of DAV College, Sector 10, with 12.75 mt, Sachin Sharma of BSC, Sector 39, with 11.32 mt; Discus throw-Prashant Mailk of DAV College, Sector 10, with 47.55 mt, Gurjeet Singh of SICS, Sector 42, of 36.85 mt, Naveen Sharma of DAV Model School, Sector 15, with 25.56 mt; Javelin throw-Parvinder Kumar of DAV College, Sector 10, with 61.87 mt; Sarabjeet Singh of DAV College, Sector 10, with 60.20 mt; Mukesh Kumar of Chandigarh Police (IRB) with 46.40 mt; Triple Jump-Narinder Singh of DAV College, Sector 10, with 13.13 mt, Maninder Singh of SGGS College, Sector 26, with 13.12 mt, Simranpal Singh of SGGS College, Sector 26, with 12.51 mt; High jump-Simranpal Singh of SGGS College, Sector 26, with 1.75 mt, Vishawjeet Singh of DAV College, Sector 10, with 1.75 mt, Khem Singh of PGGC, Sector 11, with 1.70 mt; Women-100 mt-Divyanshi of GMSS School, Sector 33, in 13.02 sec, Savita of Chandigarh Police (IRB) in 13.59 sec, Kiranpreet Kaur of Sports Complex, Sector 46, in 13.85 sec; 400 mt-Lovepreet Kaur of GGS College, Sector 26, in 1:03.98 sec, Aditi Dogra of Carmel Convent School, Sector 9, in 1:14.38 sec, Baljeet Kaur of PGGC, Sector 46, in 1:15.38 sec; 1,500 mt-Veerpal of GGS College, Sector 26, in 5:49.04 sec, Sandhya Yadav of GGS College, Sector 26, in 6:22.60 sec, Simran of KVS, Sector 47, in 6:22.70 sec; 5000 mt-Lakshmi of GGS College, Sector 26, in 24:22.22 sec, Rakshikha Malik of KVS School, Sector 47, in 24:30.37 sec, Anjuman of Govt Girls College, Sector 11, in 26:45.48 sec; Shot put-Anjali Thakur of PGGC, Sector 11, with 8.80 mts, Neha of PGGC, Sector 11, with 7.80 mt, Sukhjinder Kaur of PGGC, Sector 11, with 6.90 mt; Discus throw-Anjali Thakur of PGGC, Sector 11, with 32.65 mts, Sonam of Panjab University, Sector 14, with 20.16 mt, Sukhjinder of PGGC, Sector 11, with 19.55 mt; Javelin throw-Kailash of Chandigarh Police with 27.30 mt, Rekha of PGGC, Sector 11, with 19.84 mt, Punnet of GGS College, Sector 26, with 17.70 mt; Triple jump-Kiranpreet Kaur of Sports Complex, Sector 46, with 9.84 mt, Loveneet Saini of Sports Complex, Sector 46, with 9.51 mt, Rasdeep Kaur of Chandigarh Police (IRB) with 8.59 mt; High jump-Jyoti Sharma of SEF, Sector 26, with 1.35 mt, Neha of PGGC, Sector 11, with 1.30 mt; Balwinder of Chandigarh Police (IRB) with 1.25 mt.



NCC expedition team flagged off
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, August 26
In order to inculcate team spirit and generate interest in water sports and adventure activities among the NCC cadets, a 12-day sailing expedition is being conducted by the No. 1 Chandigarh Naval NCC Unit at the Gobind Sagar Lake in Himachal Pradesh from August 27 to September 7.

An expedition team, comprising 65 personnel, including 35 boys, 15 girls and 15 staff members, was flagged off today from the Sukhna Lake here by Col A Handa, NCC Group Commander, Chandigarh.

The base camp for the sailing expedition will be established under the command of Commander US Thakur, Camp Commandant, at Lathiani near Una, from where the cadets will sail using Whaler and Cadet Class sailing boats. The team will cover over 400 km during the expedition and visit places like Bangana, Heru, Malangar, Tnoh, Shahtalai, Barsar, Kosharian, Kanphara, Nakrana and Raipur along the banks of the Gobind Sagar.

During the expedition, the cadets will be exposed to various naval activities like sailing, boat pulling, ship modelling, naval communication, navigation and seamanship. The conduct of this sailing expedition will also make the Chandigarh Naval Unit eligible for the consideration of the “Most Enterprising Naval Unit” award instituted at the national level.



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