Chandigarh: A 21-year-old youth has been nabbed by the UT police with a country-made pistol. The suspect, Rahul Gupta, alias Hari, a resident of Mauli Jagran, was arrested from near the petrol pump in the Industrial Area, Phase II, with a pistol and a live cartridge. The police said the suspect had procured the weapon from Uttar Pradesh. A case under the Arms Act has been registered at the Sector 31 police station. The youth was produced in a court and sent to one-day police remand. TNS
Rs 40K, jewellery stolen in city
Chandigarh: A theft was reported from a house at Makhan Majra. Complainant Amir Khan stated that unknown persons stole Rs40,000 and jewellery from his house on November 19. A case has been registered at the Mauli Jagran police station. TNS
Vipin selcted for World Para meet
Chandigarh: Vipin Singh, who is working as junior technician in the UT Engineering Department, has been selected to play in the 9th World Para Taekwondo Championship to be held in Istanbul from December 11-12. Singh was on Thursday awarded a letter of apperception by Ravindra Talwar, CEO, Chandigarh Olympic Association. TNS
Ananya for Youth Para Games
Chandigarh: Ananya will participate in the 3rd Asian Youth Para Games scheduled to be held in Bahrain from December 2-6. Ananya will represent the country in shot put. “She is the only para athlete in India to compete in F-20 category. She has also been selected for the Khelo India scheme as one of the medal prospectus for the 2024 Paralympics. However, she is yet to get any recognition from her state of Punjab,” said Ananya's father Sandeep Kamal. TNS
BCCI to conduct course for UTCA
Chandigarh: The National Cricket Academy teaching faculty will conduct a hybrid level-1 coaches certification course for the UTCA, Chandigarh, from December 6-11. The teaching faculty will include NCA's head, education, Sujith Somasundar, Rajib Dutta, Apoorva Desai, R Muralidhar and K Jeswanth. TNS
Volleyball trials tomorrow
Chandigarh: Chandigarh Volleyball Association will on Saturday conduct trials to select junior boys’ and girls’ teams for the 47th Junior National Volleyball Championship, scheduled to be held at Burdwan, West Bengal, from December 24-30. The trials will be held at the Sector 7 Sports Complex. Players born on or after January 1, 2003 will be eligible to participate in the championship. The sports body will also organise the State Junior Championship from December 11-12. The association, meanwhile, felicitated Harshit Giri, who represented India in the U-19 World Championship at Tehran. TNS
ACB league from tomorrow
Chandigarh: The Alumni Cricket Bash (ACB) will be organised from November 27-28 at the IVCA grounds. Alumni from Doon School, Mayo College, Daly College and Scindia School will feature in the tournament. The tournament is being hosted by the Scindia School Old Boys Association. Each team will have two players of above 50 years, four below 30 years and five between 30-50 years of age. TNS
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