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Loyola High School are champs

NT NETWORK Fatorda Loyola High School, Margao emerged as champions of the Subroto Mukherjee Cup Football Tournament (Salcete Zone) defeating Our Lady of Rosary High School, Fatorda 2-0 in the final played at articial grounds, Fatorda-Margao on Saturday. Nathan Almeida’s (15th minute) and Alden Fernandes’ (57th minute) goals for Loyola High School caved out a deserving win. Loyola High School …

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The mishandling of Kashmir

Karan Thapar It’s odd that 50 years after his death, the question ‘Did Nehru mishandle Kashmir or is he being unfairly blamed?’ is being asked. But since Amit Shah has raised the issue, let me attempt an answer. However, I shall only focus on the issues that are conflict points between the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). First, …

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CDJ outplay SC Davorlim to progress into semis

NT NETWORK Raia CDJ, Ribandar entered the semi-finals of 48th Custodio Memorial football tournament defeating Sporting Club of Davorlim 3-1 in the match played at panchayat grounds, Raia on Saturday. Deeshank Kuncolkar scored a brace for CDJ, Ribandar while the other goal for the winners was scored by Latish Kuncolkar. CDJ, Ribandar who led 2-1 at half time went into …

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LOCAL SPORTS SCAN

Navelim shoot one goal winner to book final spot PONDA: Navelim Sporting entered the final of 31st St Anne’s Festival Inter-Village Soccer 2019 organised by Ponda Footballers and SAG, played at Animal Husdandry ground Curti Ponda on Saturday, after scoring a solitary goal against Goan Warriors Tivim in the semi-final on Saturday. Prestly Gomes was the goal scorer who converted …

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51 injured as quake rocks southern Philippines

AFP Manila Fifty-one people were injured and several homes, churches and other buildings damaged on Saturday when an earthquake sent terrified residents of the southern Philippines fleeing their homes before dawn, police said. The 5.8-magnitude shallow quake struck the northeast coast of Mindanao island at 4.42 am (2042 GMT Friday), with the Philippine seismology office recording seven less intense aftershocks. …

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Theresa May speaks of Brexit frustration

PTI London Theresa May has spoken of her frustration over not being able to see Brexit through and underestimating how “entrenched” the country’s MPs had become on the issue of Britain’s exit from the European Union (EU) in her final television interview as British Prime Minister. May, who is currently serving as caretaker Prime Minister during the course of a …

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4 Indian crew of Iran oil tanker freed on bail without charge

PTI London Four Indian nationals arrested in connection with an ongoing investigation into an Iranian oil supertanker seized off the Spanish coast last week have been freed on bail without charge, the Royal Gibraltar Police said on Saturday. The local force for Gibraltar, a British Overseas Territory, said the investigation was going on and the oil tanker Grace 1 remains …

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New Zealand gun owners turn over their weapons for money

AP Wellington Dozens of Christchurch gun owners on Saturday handed over their weapons in exchange for money, in the first of more than 250 planned buyback events around New Zealand after the government outlawed many types of semi-automatics. Police said they paid more than 430,000 New Zealand dollars (USD 288,000) to 169 gun owners during the event. The money was …

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26 killed in deadly Somalia hotel siege

AFP Mogadishu At least 26 people, including several foreigners, were killed and 56 injured in a suicide bomb and gun attack claimed by Al-Shabaab militants on a popular hotel in southern Somalia, a top regional official said Saturday. A suicide bomber rammed a vehicle loaded with explosives into the Medina hotel in the port town of Kismayo on Friday before …

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‘India likely to continue supporting Afghanistan despite US drawdown’

PTI Washington India is likely to continue supporting Afghanistan with its financial and other assistance despite the US’ troop withdrawal to limit the Taliban, Pakistani and Chinese influence, the Pentagon has told the Congress. In its latest report to the Congress on Friday, the Pentagon said a significant deterioration of security conditions in Afghanistan, however, may adversely affect the ability …

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