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2 held for violating explosive Act
Our Correspondent

Ambala, November 1
The police has recovered 26 boxes of firecrackers from a residential area today. Two persons were arrested for violating the explosive Act.

After receiving a tip-off, the police raided the houses. SHO Ram Niwas said following the directions of the Commissioner of Police, they launched a campaign. He said vendors would not be allowed to sell crackers in crowded areas. 



3 held for attacking constable
Our Correspondent

Mohali, November 1
Three persons have been arrested for allegedly attacking a Punjab Police constable and tearing his uniform at Nayagaon. The constable, Satwinder Singh, on getting information about a brawl between two groups, accompanied other policemen to the spot. While he tried to intervene, he was allegedly attacked.

The police has booked Akash, Kusum and Chandni under Sections 186, 353, 332, 382, 294, 506 and 34 of the IPC.

Man booked in dowry case

The police has booked one Gurpreet Singh for harassing his wife for dowry. The complainant, Harvinder Kaur, a resident of Tribune Colony, Kansal, told the police that soon after her wedding on December 5, 2010, her husband, Gurpreet Singh, started harassing her for dowry. A case was registered under Sections 406 and 498-A of the IPC.



DAV-15 lads clinch tennis title

Chandigarh, November 1
DAV School, Sector 15, defeating Delhi Public School, Sector 40, to clinch the title in the boys’ under-17 category of Inter-School Lawn Tennis Tournament held at Lake Club today. DAV School, Sector 8, finished on the third spot.

In the under-14 category, St John’s High School, Sector 26, lads beat DPS-40, 2-1, to lift the trophy. DAV-8 again had to satisfy with the third position, defeating Saupin’s School, Sector 32, 2-0.

In the girl’s final in the same age category, Ryan International School, Sector 49, emerged victorious. The team defeated Sacred Heart School, Sector 26, 2-1.

DPS-40 eves stood third.



YPS thrash Gwalior boys
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, November 1
The Indian Public Schools Conference Under-17 Boys’ Cricket Tournament 2013 was declared open today at Yadavindra Public School, Mohali.

In a pool-D tie, the hosts registered a massive win against The Scindia School, Gwalior. After bundling out the visitors on 48 runs, the hosts achieved the target in 5.5 overs without losing any wicket.

In a pool-A match, Mayo College, Ajmer, defeated YPS, Patiala, by two wickets. Batting first, YPS scored 88 runs for the loss of nine wickets in the allotted 20 overs. The winning team achieved the target, losing eight wickets in the process.

In a pool-B encounter, the Motilal Nehru School of Sports, Rai, defeated Modern School, New Delhi. The winning team reached the 78-run target losing five wickets.

In a pool-C match, Sainik School, Kapurthala, beat Delhi Public School, RK Puram, by four wickets.



Golf camp

Chandigarh, November 1
The Panchkula Golf Club will conduct a month-long coaching programme for all age groups from November 12 to December 5. It is open to non-members as well and is specifically designed for beginners.

EGTF-certified coach Ajay Gujral will be conducting the camp from 4 pm to 5 pm every Tuesday and Thursday.

The club management said they wanted to promote golf in the region and give an opportunity to everyone to come and learn it in a systematic manner. — TNS



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