CHANDIGARH, DEC 12 (By Balbir Singh): In the wake of inadequate educational opportunities for the youth in the North-Eastern states of the country, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today offered to provide free quality higher education facilities to the deserving bright but underprivileged students hailing from North-Eastern states in the state universities.
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MANSA, DEC 11 (By Balbir Singh): The semi-final line-up both in the men as well as women categories have been completed in the 3rd Pearls World Cup Kabaddi-2012 organised by the Punjab Government at different venues of the state. The last league phase matches were conducted at the Memorial Government College Stadium here today.
Now the attention will shift to Bathinda where the semi-final matches will be conducted at the Multipurpose Stadium tomorrow.
GURDASPUR, DEC 10 (By Balbir Singh): Formidable England thrashed debutant Turkmenistan by 63-11 in their Pool B women’s match in the 3rd Pearls World Cup Kabaddi-2012 being conducted by the Punjab Government at the Government College Stadium here tonight. With their second victory in the four-nation Round-Robin league prorgramme, England barged inro the semi-finals. The winners were leading by 33-1 at half time.
FAZILKA, DEC 9 )By Balbir Singh): Trio of Bhutt Brothers - Sadiq, Shafiq and Waquas – are the pillars of the formidable Pakistan team which have staked their claims for the top honours in the ongoing 3rd Pearls World Cup Kabaddi-2012 being organized by the Punjab Government at different venues of the state from December 1 to 15. The brothers are considered dare-devil raiders.