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‘Challenges not over yet, keep your guard up,’ Pak Air chief tells officers

Islamabad: Pakistan Air Force chief on Monday asked his officers to keep their “guard up” as the challenges facing the country “are not over yet”, amid heightened tensions with India following the Pulwama terror attack and an aerial combat between the two forces.

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Carnival begins

Carnival is back. On Saturday King Momo announced that Goa will be under his merry rule for the next three days. His edict: have fun, be merry.The float parade was held on Sabado Gordo or the onset of Carnival.

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France to bring proposal to ban Masood Azhar

PTI   United Nations France is working on a proposal to ban the chief of the UN-proscribed Jaish-e Muhammad (JeM) Masood Azhar and could move it in the Sanctions Committee after it assumes the Presidency of the powerful UN Security Council next month, sources said. The rotating monthly Presidency of the 15-nation UN Security Council (UNSC) will go from Equatorial …

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Balancing acting and teaching with class

Antonet D’Souza from Goa Velha is an actress who has made a mark on the Konkani stage and in Konkani films. A teacher by profession, she continues to take forward her love for Konkani JP PEREIRA The daughter of Joao and Conceicao de Souza, and the niece of Thomas, a violinist who acted in tiatr, Anotonet D’Souza was encouraged at …

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Drop in state’s coconut yield

ROQUE DIAS | NT MARGAO: Despite the government’s claims of attempts being made to revive agriculture in the state and an effort being made to double farmer income by 2020, production of coconuts in Goa decreased in 2017-18 compared to the previous financial year.

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GOA BRIEFS

Ambelim SC edge out Rossman Cruz CARMONA: Ambelim SC registered a solitary goal win against Rossman Cruz SC, Nagao-Verna to enter the quarterfinals of Late John Cruz Ferrao Memorial football tournament played at Carmona panchayat grounds on Thursday. The all-important goal for the winners was scored by Samson Simoes midway into the second session.

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Win Over Misguided Kashmiri Youth

 AMULYA GANGULI   ONE of the most disturbing aspects of the February 14 terror attack in Pulwama was that the suicide bomber was a local, Adil Ahmad Dar, who lived in a village near the Jammu-Srinagar highway where the attack took place.

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