Srinagar Distt Open Sr, Jr Billiards and
Snooker C'ship concludes
Umer lifts Sr Snooker,
Waseem emerges winner in Jr Snooker
SRINAGAR, May 19: Umer
Himayun bagged the Senior Snooker and
Billiards titles of the ongoing 21st
Srinagar District Open Senior and Junior
Billiards and Snooker Championship being
organised by Jammu and Kashmir Billiards
and Snooker Association under the aegis
of Jammu and Kashmir State Sports Council
at Bakshi Stadium here.
trounced Owais Baba in Senior Snooker
final and lifted the title trophy while
in Billiards finals, he got better off
against Syed Maqbool.
Snooker Final, Umer Himayun outplayed
Owais Baba by 4-2 frames. The frames
score remained 57-10, 56-19, 71-45,
16-64, 41-61 and 59-56 while in the
summit clash for Billiards trophy, Umer
thrashed Syed Maqbool by 314-285 frames.
Iqbal has already lifted the Junior
prize distribution ceremony, National
Secretary of All India Congress Committee
and Member Parliament Avtar Singh Bhadana
was the chief guest while Abid Kashmiri,
Senior Youth Congress leader and Prof
Bashir, Joint Secretary, Sports Council,
were the guests of honour, who
distributed winners and runner-ups prizes
on the occasion.
in his address said that Government is
committed for the promotion of sports in
the State. He lauded the efforts of
Billiards and Snooker Association for the
providing platform to cueists to promote
the spirit of game.
Kashmiri also encouraged the players of
billiards and snooker on the occasion and
stressed for better facilities to the
cueists so that the spirit of this game
leads Knight Riders to easy win over
MUMBAI, May 19: Kolkata Knight
Riders kept their hopes of qualifying for
the IPL play offs on track with a
comfortable seven-wicket victory over
out-of-reckoning Pune Warriors at the D Y
Patil Stadium here tonight.
visitors first shackled the home team
batsmen with their three-pronged spin
attack and restricted the Warriors to a
meagre 118 for seven and then reached the
target by making 119 for three in 16.4
Gautam Gambhir led the victory charge
driving with elan in his fine, unbeaten
innings of 54 in 46 balls with seven
fours while Yusuf Pathan made a brisk 29
in 25 balls to guide the home team to a
thumping victory. Manoj Tiwary made 24 in
as many balls earlier.
who also took two wickets, was declared
the man of the match. (PTI)
Inter-School Kickboxing Championship
JAMMU, May 19: The 2-day
First Inter-School Kickboxing
Championship concluded at Multipurpose
Hall Indoor Complex, M A Stadium, here
students from different schools are
participating in different categories of
Dilbagh Singh was the chief guest, who
along with other guests distributed
prizes among the winners.
overall trophy lifted by Delhi Public
School, Jammu while as Jodamal Public and
G D Goenka were shared the first and
second runner-ups trophy.
Kalra, Kuldeep Handoo, Sidharth Sharma,
Aushtosh Sharma, Vijay Saraf, Deepak
Handa, Ajay Sharma, Ajay Paul Gill, Vivek
Bassan and Atul Pangotra were also
present on the occasion.
kg girls: Jaireen Kour (1st), Gun Gun
(2nd) while Priyanka and Janvi (3rd).
years 28 kg girls: Manvi (1st), Ankita
(2nd) while Simrat Kour and Vanshika
kg girls: Tanisha (1st), Diksha (2nd) and
Ashita Arora (3rd).
kg girls: Bulbul Anand (1st), Sadhavi
(2nd) and Antima (3rd).
kg boys: Akhil (1st), Sunny (2nd) while
Nikhil and Lakhwinder (3rd).
kg boys: Dushyant (1st), Rajan (2nd)
while Pankaj, Suksham and Anirudh (3rd).
years 45kg: Akash Sharma (1st), Samaksh
(2nd) while Happy Mogotra and Shahid
kg boys: Sahil Singh (1st), Sushil (2nd)
while Aman, Deepak and Sumit Dutta (3rd).
kg boys: Rockey (1st), Amit (2nd) while
Pritpal Singh and Arun kumar (3rd).
kg boys: Rohit (1st), Rajat (2nd), Danish
and Ankush (3rd).
kg boys: Ankush (1st), Abhishek (2nd)
while Vivek and Sahil Chowdhary (3rd).
kg boys: Yasir Hussain (1st), Nitish
(2nd) while Roshan (3rd).
years 38 kg girls: Shivani (1st) while
kg girls: Sadhavi (1st) while Reeba
in 45-kg girls: Megha (1st), Vanshika
(2nd) while Neha Rani and Shrishti (3rd).
years in 45-kg girls: Savita (1st),
Monika (2nd) and Pooja (3rd).
yrs 18 kg boys: Nikunj (1st), Naman (2nd)
while Madhav Dutta and Pratham (3rd).
yrs in 20 kg boys: Anteryani (1st),
Pitambu (2nd) while Sudansh and Arman
yrs 20 kg boys: Akashat Bamotra (1st),
Harsh Brall (2nd) while Vansh and Sarthi
yrs 24 kg boys: Farhan (1st), Karan (2nd)
while Aryan Bardho and Anish (3rd).
yrs 24 kg boys: Salman (1st), Shivansh
(2nd) while Saksham and Daeveen (3rd).
yrs in 28-kg boys: Manish (1st), Danish
(2nd) while Jaivardan and Abishir (3rd).
kg boys: Jaswinder Singh (1st), Vishal
Singh (2nd) while Adil Sharma and Dinesh
in 24-kg boys: Akshat Gupta (1st), Aryan
Sharma (2nd) while Gurudev Manhas and
yrs in 26-kg boys: Rishi (1st),
Abhinandan (2nd) while Shubam and Manik
yrs in 28-kg boys: Satyam (1st), Naman
(2nd) while Aarren Kotwal and Bhuvandeep
yrs in 30-kg boys: Ritesh Sharma (1st),
Hamim Rather (2nd) while Akshvan and Udai
yrs in 32-kg boys: Sehan (1st), Udhbhav
(2nd) while Shubam Puri and Harsheesh
yrs in 32-kg boys: Aryan Katal (1st),
Vasuder (2nd), Bharat Singh and Satyam
yrs in 36-kg boys: Sheikh Assad (1st),
Harsh Pandita (2nd) while Rakshit and
Ahang Javed (3rd).
yrs in 40-kg boys: Hanan (1st), Himanshu
(2nd) while Vivhan and Shivam (3rd).
students excell in
Kwang-Do Federation Cup
JAMMU, May 19: The students of
Minerva School of Learning excelled in
1st Choi Kwang-Do Federation Cup 2011
held at Yatri Niwas, Bhagwati Nagar.
students from 13 different states took
part in various disciplines held during
those who brought laurels for the School
included Poorva Shann (gold), Anirudh
Bhardwaj (gold), Aditya Bargotra
(silver), Himanshu Koul (silver) and
Manvi Bhat (bronze).
tournaments at Jammu, Udhampur
JAMMU, May 19: The
Inter-Zonal tournaments being organised
by Department of Youth Services and
Sports for boys and girls in the age
group U-14 and U-17yrs started today.
in the disciplines of wrestling, kabaddi
and volleyball were held on the second
day at Jammu while at Udhampur, the
students clashed in kabaddi, volleyball,
kho-kho and wrestling.
the events in the disciplines of
wrestling, kabaddi and volleyball for
boys were held at GHSS, Domana under the
supervision of Mohd Ayaz Khan, DYSSO
U-14yrs: Happy Kumar of Jourian was
winner while Manjoor Ahmed of Marh
remained runner-up in 32-kg weight
Kumar of Miran Sahib was winner while
Rattan Singh of Bhalwal was the runner-up
in 35-kg weight category.
Singh of Marh was winner while Sanju
Logetar of Miran Sahib (runner-up) in
38-kg weight category.
of Miran Sahib was winner in 41-kg weight
Kaith of Miran Sahib was winner in 45-kg
Kumar of Miran Sahib was winner in 55-kg
Munir Ahmed of Dansal was winner while
Kewal Kumar of Chouki Choura was the
runner-up in 42-kg weight category.
Kumar of Satwari was winner while Aman
Sharma of Chouki Choura was the runner-up
in 45-kg weight category.
Kumar of Satwari was winner while
Rajinder Kumar of Chowki Choura was the
runner-up in 49-kg weight category.
of Marh was winner while Sanjay Kumar of
Jammu was the runner-up in 52-kg weight
Singh of Satwari was winner while Sushil
Singh of Jourian was the runner-up in
58-kg weight category.
Kumar of Marh was winner while Kuldeep
Raj of Chowki Choura was the runner-up in
63-kg weight category.
U-14yrs: Akhnoor beat Satwari by 25-19
Satwari trounced Gandhi Nagar while
Akhnoor defeated Jammu.
U-17yrs: Khour beat Arnia by 25-19 and
Arnia trounced Bishnah while Khour
U-17yrs: Stephan of Bhalwal was winner
while Suhail Malik of Jammu remained
runner-up in 63-kg weight category.
U-14yrs: Marh beat Akhnoor by 38-33
Marh beat Bishnah while Akhnoor defeated
U-17yrs: Akhnoor beat Bhalwal by
Akhnoor beat Dansal while Bhalwal
Udhampur, on the second day of
Inter-Zonal tourney, contests in the
disciplines of Kabaddi, Volleyball and
Kho-kho and wrestling were held.
U-17yrs: Udhampur (winner) while Panchari
U-17yrs: Udhampur (winner) while Ramnagar
U-17yrs: Udhampur (winner) while Jib
U-17yrs: Altaf Hussian of Udhampur
(winner) while Dheeraj Singh of Tikri
(runner-up) in 70-kg weight category.
of Jib (winner) while Sunil Kumar of
Udhampur (runner-up) in 65-kg weight
Chander of Ghordi (winner) while Randheer
Singh of Chenani (runner-up) in 45-kg
College organizes cycle race
SRINAGAR, May 19: SP College
organized its annual college Cycle Race
for boys from Kashmir University to
Harwan Garden, here today.
was flagged off by College Principal,
Prof Zahoor Ahmad Chatt in the presence
of staff and students.
race, Omar Maqbool of BSc Part-II was
adjudged as winner, who clinched the race
in just 23 minutes while Amanullah of BSc
Part-III stood second while completing
the race in 28 minutes and Gowhar Nabi of
BSc Part-II who completed in 29 minutes
and bagged third position.
Principal distributed the prizes among
address, Principal highlighted the
importance of co-curricular activities
and impressed upon the students to show
physical as well as mental balance for
all round development. He emphasized on
the students to take active part in the
sports events being organized in and
outside the College.
Leh celebrates annual day
LEH, May 19: The Delhi Public
School (DPS), Leh today celebrated its
annual day with great pomp and show.
Commissioner Leh Tsering Angchok was the
chief guest while Achal Sharma,
Commandant ITBP, Leh, Brig R S Grewal,
153-GH Leh and Col Sachin Gawli, 99 Fd
Regt were the guests of honour.
Verma, Principal of DPS, Katra, Suminder
Singh besides parents, prominent citizens
and students were present on the
presented large number of cultural items
included dance, songs, skits, etc and
received huge applause from the audience
for their spellbound performances.
on the occaison, Mr Angchok lauded the
efforts of school management for
providing quality education among the
people of hilly and remote area to raise
the standard of academics, sports and
Principal Renu Kapur, welcomed the guests
and read out the annual report. She also
highlighted the achievements of the
school in various fields including
academics, sports and co-curricular
Abdul Gani lifts 35th Annual Gran Morh
JAMMU, May 19: Punjab
Wrestler Abdul Gani of Maller Kotla
lifted the "35th Annual Gran Morh
Kesari title-2011" being organised
by Gran Morh Dangal Committee in
association with J&K chapter of
Indian Wrestling Association.
final main bout, wrestler Abdul Gani beat
Pallah, Himachal Kesari from Himachal
Pradesh, in the keenly contested match
that lasted for about 19 minutes.
Wreslter Gani received cash prize of Rs
6500 while runner-up wrestler got Rs
In the 2nd
main bout, wrestler Sagar of Delhi beat
Pappu of Khanna and was awarded with Rs
4000 while runner-up got Rs 2000. In the
third main bout, Kamaljot of Khanna
defeated Teg Ali of Maller Kotla and
received Rs 2500 while runner-up got Rs
1500. The fourth bout was clinched by
Sona of Amritsar by beating Mohd Akram of
Jammu. He was honoured with Rs 2000 while
Sona got Rs 1500. The bout between Swarn
Singh of Kot Bhalwal, Jammu and Kallu of
Shiv Mandir Akhara, Jammu, ended in a
draw, both the wrestlers were awarded Rs
bouts were held during the Vishal Dangal
in which wrestlers from Udhampur, Reasi,
Rajouri, Kathua, Jammu, JKP and outside
States took part.
of Spades holding RPL T20 Cricket tourney
JAMMU, May 19: The Shatrunash
Regiment of Ace of Spades Artillery
Brigade is conducting the Rajouri Premier
League (RPL) T20 Cricket Touranment from
today at District Police Lines ground.
encourage sports among the children of
Rajouri, Ace of Spades has decided to
hold T20 Cricket tourney under the
Operation Sadbhavna. About eight teams
including Army Goodwill Public School,
International School, Delhi Public School
and Government Boys Higher Secondary
School besides four local clubs are
participating in the four-day event.
top teams will further represent the
Rajouri district against the top two
teams selected from Poonch, Nowshera and
teams with highest points will further
play in T20 Cricket tournament in
Srinagar, the dates of which would be
first step by the Ace of Spades Division
to organise a sports event for the
children of Rajouri besides conducting
educational tours, sponsoring students'
education and organizing medical camps.
Late Pran Nath Malhotra
Tourney RCC beat JCC by 56 runs
JAMMU, May 19: Rehari Cricket Club
(RCC) trounced Jammu Cricket Club (JCC)
by 56 runs in the ongoing 2nd Late Prof
Pran Nath Malhotra Cricket Tournament
2011-12 being played at GGM Science
College Hostel grounds, here today.
first, RCC piled up huge total of 302
runs for the loss of nine wickets in
allotted 50 overs. Aditya Partap was the
top scorer with 86 runs in 105 balls with
nine fours. Amrit Pal Singh and Parveen
Singh also contributed 48 and 40 runs
respectively to the team's total.
Deepak Dogra was pick among the bowlers
who scalped three wickets while Farooq
Ahmed, Rahil Singh and Vishwajeet
clinched two wickets each.
JCC team was bundled out at 246 runs in
48.2 overs, thus losing the match by 56
runs. Vishwajeet Singh remained as top
scorer with 59 runs in 43 balls and
smashed eight fours and one six. Ian Dev
also chipped in with 31 runs and hit four
boundaries and a six.
Partap Singh was the other contributor
with 26 runs in 40 balls with four
boundaries in his inning.
winning side, Ram Dayal was
wrecker-in-chief who took five wickets
while Dilbagh Singh took two wickets and
Hardeep Singh picked one.
was officiated by Amit Gupta and
Salim-ul-Rehman as umpires while Chander
Kant acted as scorer.
Reasi outplays Young Star CC, enters next
JAMMU, May 19: RCC, Reasi
outplayed Young Star Cricket Club by four
wickets in the ongoing Reasi-Katra
District Level Cricket tournament being
organised by J&K Cricket
Associations Jammu wing at Sport
Council Stadium, Reasi.
first after winning the toss, Young Star
Cricket Club made 140 runs all out in
14.2 overs in allotted 30 overs game.
Dalbir Singh smashed quick-fire 67 runs
in just 32 balls with the help of eleven
fours and two sixes.
Surinder scalped three wickets while Ram
and Needam took two wickets each.
RCC team chased the target for the loss
of six wickets in 18.5 overs, thus wining
the match by four wickets and advanced
into next round of the tourney. Surinder
Sharma was the top scorer with 32 runs in
23 balls by hitting three balls to the
fence. Nadeem Bhat played entertaining
inning of 29 runs in 14 balls by smashing
three fours and two sixes while Preetam
Singh made 24 runs in 29 balls for the
Star CC, Vikas clinched two wickets only.
Sharma was declared as man of the match.
was officiated by Ram Singh and Suresh
Raina as umpires while Madan Thakur acted
national integration: Chib
SRINAGAR, May 19: Minister
for Youth Services and Sports R S Chib
today called upon youth to strengthen
national integration, bonds of communal
harmony, peace and amity in the country.
Minister was speaking at a function
organized to see-off the youth who had
come from Delhi to take part in 2-day
Peace and Solidarity Cricket Trophy here.
The match was jointly organized by Guild
of Services and Rahat Ghar, Srinagar in
collaboration with National Foundation
for Communal Harmony and Central Reserve
Minister termed the event as a great step
towards peace and integration of the
country, adding that such events prove
vital to exchange ideas and culture. He
extended invitation to the school going
children from outside the State for basic
training in skiing course at Gulmarg
Guild of Services (GoS) Dr Mohini Giri
said the President of India is keen to
organize friendly matches throughout the
country, adding that some matches would
be organized in the Valley accordingly.
secretary, National Foundation for
Communal Harmony Dr Lalit Kumar and
chairperson Rahat Ghar Girja Dhar also
spoke on the occasion .
Minister distributed cricket kits among
the participant teams.
others, Director, YSS Jaipal Singh, Joint
Secretary, GoS Dr Deepali Bhanot,
Commandant, CRPF Parvakar Tripathi,
Deputy Directors, YSS Ashok Kumar and
Nilofer Amin, Principal, Linton Hall
School, Dharonacharya awardee, Gursaran
Singh, besides young players were also
present on the occasion.
Group Headquarters clinches volleyball
JAMMU, May 19: TA Group
Headquarters lifted the Western Command
Inter Formation Volleyball Championship
2011-12 being organised under the aegis
of Sunrise Brigade of Tiger Division
which concluded today at B D Bari.
final, TA Group Headquarters Western
Command beat Delhi Area by 3-1 sets and
lifted the title trophy.
teams took part in the competition.
championship was conducted on league cum
knock out basis on the synthetic
volleyball court at BD Bari.
Major General T P S Waraich, GOC Tiger
Division, gave away the medals to winners
and championship trophy to the winning
Cross holds medical check-up
at Heritage School
JAMMU, May 19: The Indian Red
Cross Society, Jammu, organised medical
check-up camp at Heritage School, here
camp, a team of doctors visited the
School and conducted medical check-up of
the students and provided Medicare on the
on the occasion, Secretary of the Red
Cross Society, Suresh Sharam, briefed the
students about the various facilities
provided by the Society from time to time
and threw detailed light on the history
of activities undertaken by it. He
exhorted the students to imbibe the
spirit of selfless service to the society
for overall development of their
Sanjiv Asthana in his address lauded the
role of Red Cross for serving the common
masses. He thanked the Secretary for
creating awareness among students on the
occasion. He said that visiting team of
doctors had taken special pains to help
the students by providing the requisite
medicare on the occasion.