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cbse examinations
Ambala students fare well in Class XII
Tribune News Service

Ambala, May 29
Students from various schools of the twin cities of Ambala did exceptionally well in the Class XII examinations of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), the results of which were declared on Wednesday.

MM International School

Out of the total of 80 students at MM International School, five scored more than 90 per cent and 16 above 80 per cent.

The toppers include Khanak Gagneja (93 per cent), Saniya Dawar (91.8 per cent) and Shikha Mittal (91.2 per cent), all from the commerce stream.

Nupinder (90.8 per cent) and Dilmeet Kaur (90.2 per cent) are from the science stream. The overall result of the school is 93.75 per cent.

Three students -- Jaspreet Singh Dham, Rashi Sharma and Aditi -- managed to secure 100 per cent marks in Physical Education.

Krishan Gupta, Tanush Thakur, Sahil Makkar secured 99 per cent in Maths, Krishan secured 98 per cent in Physics, Shivam Kaura secured 98 per cent in Chemistry, Mayank Sehgal, Kriti Chopra, Sakshi Gupta, Shubham Goel and Jaspreet Singh secured 98 per cent in B.Studies, Samriti Parmar secured 98 per cent in Economics, Monika Banerjee and Saundharya Khanna secured 97 per cent in English, Aakansha Arya secured 97 per cent in Biology, Monika Banerjee secured 97 per cent in Informatics Practices, Sakshi Gupta, Ankita Dhammi, Sahil Makkar and Deepika secured 90 per cent in Accounts, Monika Banerjee and Samriti Parmar secured 95 per cent in History, while Saundharya Khanna, Samriti Parmar and Monika Banerjee secured 95 per cent in Political Science.

SA Jain Sr Model School

The students of SA Jain Sr Model School have brought laurels to their institution. Gaganpreet Singh of the non-medical stream is the district topper. He scored 98 per cent. Gaganpreet Singh set a record in Ambala district by scoring 100 marks in chemistry, 99 in maths, 98 in English, 96 in physics and 97 in physical education. Remanpreet Singh secured 97.2 per cent, while Mayank and Navya secured 96.6 per cent. In the commerce stream, the top slot was bagged by Rishab Khosla (95.6 per cent), Niharika stood second (91 per cent) and Chetan Sharma secured 90.6 per cent. In Arts, Janvi Jain secured the top position by scoring 83.2 per cent.

DAV Public School, Riverside, Ambala Cantt

The students of DAV Public School, Riverside, Ambala Cantt, achieved 100 per cent results in the CBSE Class XII exams. Out of 157 students, 35 achieved 85 per cent and above marks.

Performing well

Out of the total of 80 students at MM International School, five scored more than 90 per cent and 16 above 80 per cent. The students of SA Jain Sr Model School have brought laurels to their institution. Gaganpreet Singh of the non-medical stream is the district topper. He scored 98 per cent. The students of DAV Public School, Riverside, Ambala Cantt, achieved 100 per cent results in Class XII. Out of 157 students, 35 achieved 85 per cent and above.



Three convicted of drunken driving
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, May 29
A local court today imposed a fine of Rs 3,000 each on three persons, who were challaned for drunken driving for the second time. One of the convicts belongs to Mohali while the other two are residents of Chandigarh.

The court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Anubhav Sharma convicted Jaspal Singh, Kulwinder Singh and Satwinder.

Jaspal Singh, a resident of Phase III, Mohali, was challaned at a traffic barrier set up on the road separating sectors 21 and 34. He was found driving under the influence of liquor. A breath test conducted on him revealed alcohol contents to the extent of 83 mg/100 ml of blood.

Kulwinder, a resident of Sector 20, was challaned during a naka on the road separating sectors 19 and 27. He too was found under the influence of liquor as the test detected 155 mg/100 ml of blood in his body.

The third convict, Satwinder a resident of Sector 44, was challaned for driving on the road separating sectors 31 and 32 while being under the influence of liquor. The content of liquor in his body was found to be 56 mg/100 ml of blood.



ETO suicide case: Charges framed against suspended SP, four others
Tribune News Service

Mohali, May 29
In the ETO Ranjit Singh suicide case, a Mohali court today framed charges against Amandeep Kaur, suspended SP of the Punjab Police, and four other accused here today.

In the court of the Mohali Additional District Judge Jaswinder Shemar, the charges have been framed against suspended vigilance SP Amandeep Kaur, Rajinder Singh, alias Gopi, Rajiv Sood, Paramjit Singh and constable Harminder Singh in presence of all of them. The court has set July 9 as the next hearing date in the case.

Excise and taxation officer (ETO) Ranjit Singh, who was posted in Ludhiana, had committed suicide after allegedly being implicated falsely in a corruption case by the accused. After the police failure in taking action against the accused, ETO Ranjit Singh’s wife Manjit Kaur had filed a case in the Mohali court on August 18, 2012. On the directions of the court, the police had registered a case in this connection, following which SP Amandeep Kaur was arrested on January 15, 2013.

Sector 26 SHO gets suo motu notice

The UT Social Welfare Department issued a suo motu notice to Sector 26 SHO Anokh Singh for not registering an FIR of a 16-year-old girl against an 18-year-old boy, with whom she was staying, for torturing her.

The girl and her nine-month-old daughter were accompanied by a team of the UT Child Protection Commission for lodging a complaint with the police, but the latter denied to do so. UT Social Welfare Department director Rajesh Jogpal confirmed that a suo motto notice had been issued to the police official today.

It may be mentioned that two days ago, Child Protection Commission staff along with this girl went to the police to lodge a complaint against the 18-year-old boy, with whom the girl was staying, for torturing her. But, the police denied to lodge the FIR.



Nine held with drugs in Mohali
Tribune News Service

Mohali, May 29
Under its special drive against drug menace, the Mohali Police arrested nine persons, including one woman, from different areas and recovered 79 grams of heroin and 50 grams of opium from their possession.

The accused, who have been arrested separately with heroin, have been identified as Manmohan Singh, a resident of Sector 80, Mohali; Gurdip Singh from Lohgarh village, Pinjore; Pardip Singh from Thatha village, Tarn Taran; Sukhwinder Singh from Ajnoj village, Ludhiana; Jatinder Kaur from Amritsar; Paramjit Singh from Phase XI; Satnam Singh from Bhojra village, Tarn Taran; and Gursewak Singh from Mehri village, Tarn Taran.

The police recovered opium from Jatinder Pal Singh, a resident of Sohana village.

Giving details, Mohali Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Inder Mohan Singh Bhatti said the maximum quantity of heroin (25 grams each) was recovered from Satnam Singh and Gursewak Singh.

“Satnam Singh belongs to the village of karate player Balvir Singh, who was arrested recently with 150 grams of heroin,” said SSP Bhatti.

The SSP said two cars - a Cruize and a Lancer - and an Activa Honda scooter had also been recovered from three accused.

The police have registered eight cases - three at the Sohana police station and five at the Phase I police station - in this connection.



e-mail ID hacked, 2 duped of Rs 2.4 lakh
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, May 29
The email ID of a resident of Sector 33 was hacked by some fraudsters. The Cyber Crime cell of the UT Police has registered a case under various sections of the IT Act.

The police said Col BS Gill (retd) and a woman of Sector 10 were duped of Rs 2.40 lakh in foreign currency. The hackers communicated with them through the hacked email ID of their common friend, Brig Sukhdev Singh (retd) of Sector 33 here. Though the cheating incident took place in July 2013, the Cyber Cell lodged an FIR after thorough investigation.

Col Gill (retd) had deposited Rs 1.50 lakh in the accounts of hackers after responding to the hacked emails twice and the woman had deposited Rs 1 lakh in the account of hackers.

Cyber cell sleuths said in the first mail to Gill, the hackers had demanded 1850 pounds, equivalent to Rs 1 lakh, for the treatment of Sukhdev’s cousin, while in the second mail they demanded more money for the medicines of the patient.

In his complaint to the police, Brig Sukhdev (retd) said: “Gill and the woman came to know that they had been defrauded when they received a genuine email from my new email ID informing all friends that I had opened a new email ID because my previous ID was hacked”.

A case has been registered at the Sector 34 police station.



Brothers lift tennis titles
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, May 29
In the finals of the Kundan Tennis Academy Tournament that was held at Kundan International School, Sector 46, here, today, brothers Shrenik Bhalla and Karan Bhalla clinched the titles in the U-12 and U-16 categories, respectively.

In the finals of the boys' U-10 category, Kshitij defeated Kabir 9-1. Whereas in U-12, Shrenik defeated Sehaj Nangal in straight sets 9-6 and in the U-14 category, Sumer defeated Praveen 5-4(3), 4-1.

Earlier in the semi finals of the U-16 category, Karan Bhalla had defeated Jaideep in straight sets 8-0, and Parveen had defeated Sumer 8-5. However, in the finals Praveen lost to Karan 6-3, 6-4.

In the semi finals of the girls' U-12 category, Adita defeated Ria Grover in straight sets 6-0 and in the final, Sohani Makkar defeated Adita 4-1, 4-2.



Punjab Inter-District Cricket Championship
Chandigarh's Anshul scores unbeaten ton
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, May 29
In the ongoing Punjab Inter-District Cricket Championship, the Chandigarh U-25 team scored 293 for 8 in 95 overs against Patiala at Dhruv Pandove Stadium Patiala today.

After winning the toss against Patiala, the Chandigarh team elected to bat first. Anshul Tripathi of Chandigarh, who had earlier hit a century against Jalandhar, replicated his feat by hitting an unbeaten 102 off 174 balls. His knock included 12 boundaries.

Chandigarh started their knock on a disastrous note as they lost their openers with 19 runs on the board. They kept on losing wickets at regular intervals and were 133 for 6 at one stage. Then Anshul and Talwinderjit Singh made a 116-run partnership for the seventh wicket. For Patiala, medium pacer Beant Singh bowled the best figures as he picked 4 wickets for 45 runs.

Brief Scores

Chandigarh 1st innings 293 for 8 in 95 overs (Anshul Tripathi 102 not out, Simranpreet Singh 35, Gaurav Puri 22, Gurinder Singh 20 and Talwinderjit Singh 60; Beant Singh 4 for 45, Siddharth Sharma 1 for 33, Kunwar Raina 1 for 38, Amrinder Singh 1 for 60 and Arun Bharti 1 for 40.)

In the second match played in Ludhiana between Amritsar and Ludhiana U-25 teams, Amritsar opted to field after winning the toss. Ludhiana were bowled out for 318 in 96.1 overs.

Abhishek Talwar (46) and Vaibhav Narang (60) added 50 runs for the 2nd wicket. Skipper Gitansh Khera also scored 78 off 104 balls, including 12 boundaries. Amritpal's unbeaten 25 and Paras Bhardwaj's 19 added 48 crucial runs for the 10th wicket.

Brief Scores

Ludhiana 1st innings 318 all out in 96.1 overs (Abhishek Talwar 46, Vaibhav Narang 60, Gitansh Khera 78, Sukhjinder Singh 20 Amritpal 25 not out, Paras Bhardwaj 19; Vinay Chaudhary 6 for 103, Kamal Passi 1 for 34 and Sharad Lumba 1 for 13.)

In the third match played at the FC Sondhi Ground, Jalandhar, between Mohali and Jalandhar, Mohali winning the toss decided to bat but soon found themselves at the receiving end as they were bowled out for 186 in 52.5 overs. Subeer Hayer 31 off 34 balls with 6 boundaries, Anmolpreet Singh 39 off 50 balls with 5 boundaries and one six and Barinder Saroa unbeaten 26 off 37 balls with 2 boundaries and 2 sixes did bulk of scoring for Mohali.

For Jalandhar, spinners Yogesh Kumar (4 for 39), Pargat Singh (2 for 35) and Tejinder Singh (2 or 34) were the most successful bowlers for Jalandhar.

Jalandhar in reply were 116 for 3 in 40 overs at the close of the first day's play.

For Mohali, Amish Sidhu (1 for 33), Arshdeep Brar (1 for 20) and Anmolpreet Singh (1 for 17) were the main bowlers.

Brief Scores

Mohali 1st innings 186 all out in 52.5 overs (Subeer Hayer 31, Anmolpreet Singh 39, Arshdeep Brar 23; Yogesh Kumar 4 for 39, Pargat Singh 2 for 35 and Tejinder Singh 2 or 34

Jalandhar 1st innings 116 for 3 in 40 overs (on the 1st day) (Mandeep Singh Jr 51, Robin Singh unbeaten 49; Amish Sidhu 1 for 33, Arshdeep Brar 1 for 20 and Anmolpreet Singh 1 for 17.)



The Gurukul pip Paradise Cricket Academy
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, May 29
The U-14 cricket team of The Gurukul, Panchkula, brought laurels to the school by lifting the U-14 cricket tournament trophy.

The tournament was organised by the St Soldier's Education Society. The school’s team registered a 31-run victory against the Paradise Cricket Academy in the final match.

The players of the team displayed brilliant form in all fields throughout the tournament. The team booked its berth in the final by beating Scholar Public School in the semi-finals.

In the final match, the Gurukul team won the toss and decided to bat first. They scored 135 runs for 5 wickets in 25 overs. The highest scorers of the team were Mandeep (39) and Hrithik (31).

While chasing the total, the Paradise Cricket Academy got all out in just 17.5 overs with 104 runs. Displaying excellent bowling technique, Gurukul’s Keshav Gaba pocketed 4 wickets and Mandeep took 2 wickets in 5 overs.

Keshav bagged the man of the match award while Abhinav Aggarwal received the best batsman of the tournament award.



Student wins laurels at global karate meet
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, May 29
Anupam Singh of Saupin's School, Sector 32, Chandigarh brought laurels to his school by clinching the third position in both below 25 kg Kumite event category and Sub-Junior team Kumite in the 8th NSKA International Karate Championship.

The event was organised by the Nepal Shotokan Karate Association and it was held at the Dasharath Stadium, Kathmandu, in Nepal.

Previously Anupam had bagged two gold medals at state level games. The school authorities claimed that he was the first boy in Chandigarh who had bagged the state-level medal as well as International level medal in the below 25 kg category.

Director AB Sidhu and Principal Surita Sharma congratulated Anupam on his achievement.



CLTA trainee Prinkle makes it to semis in nationals
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, May 29
Chandigarh Lawn Tennis Association (CLTA) trainee Prinkle Singh from Jammu and Kashmir sealed a semi-final berth of U-16 singles nationals in Mumbai.

Prinkle made it to the semi-finals by defeating fourth seed Himani Mor in quarter finals with a convincing straight set win.

She conceded only one game to reach the semi finals. She won 6-0, 6-1.

Sumit Pal Singh, her brother, lost in the quarterfinals match against second seed Paramveer Bajwa. Unseeded Sumit put up a good fight. In the first set, Sumit was leading 4-3 but went down 4-6. In the second set Sumit was leading 3-0 but lost 5-7.



Cricket League
Satluj Public School enter final
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, May 29
In the cricket league match of U-14 Satluj Summer Camp being held on the Satluj Public School grounds, today Satluj Public School, Sector 4, Panchkula, defeated the Eleven Stars Cricket Academy by six runs. They won all three matches of the league and made it to the final.

Satluj Public School had scored 180/8 in 30 overs while the Eleven Stars Cricket Academy had managed to score only 174/5 in 30 overs.



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