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Russia expects to ink FGFA deal by December-end

Panaji: Russia expects to reach an agreement with India for the joint development of Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) for the Indian Air Force by December. The aircraft, known as the Perspective Multi-role Fighter (PMF) in India, will be based on Russia’s PAK-FA T-50 jet fighter but will boast a …

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GU HoD to get French govt honour

Panaji: Head of French and Francophone Studies at Goa University, Anuradha Wagle, will be honoured by the French government with the Chevaliar de l’Ordre des Arts et Lettres (The Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters). Wagle is being awarded for her contribution towards promotion of Indo-French ties. Ambassador …

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Luis Dias When Child’s Play India Foundation was offered an opportunity to co-host with Fundação Oriente a chamber music performance by a string quartet from the Orquestra Sinfónica Juvenil de Lisboa, we eagerly said yes. It was a win-win situation. The musicians would work with our children and teachers. In …

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A pictorial archive of Goans in East Africa

‘Baker butcher doctor diplomat: Goan Pioneers of East Africa’ by Selma Carvalho is an interesting archive about Goans settled in Zanzibar, Mombasa and Nairobi, through pictures. NT BUZZ speaks to Selma to understand about the lives of Goans in East Africa, need to document archival data and need to promote …

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