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red zone

n. Football
An unmarked area between the 20-yard-line and the goal line at either end of the field, used especially in evaluating a team's ability to exploit or thwart scoring situations.

[From the association of the color red with danger or situations requiring attention.]
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The red zone restriction imposed in the Orang Asli settlement of Kuala Koh here will be lifted from 8am tomorrow.
More manpower has also been deployed at eight police pickets in and around the Red Zone, the sources said, adding that strict checking would be conducted at the pickets.
Two units of Rangers along with the capital police would perform security duties during the visit of the Qatari emir, they said, adding that the Red Zone would be partially sealed during the period for strictly restricting the entry of the unconcern persons.
Subsequently, the Islamabad Red Zone remained completely closed for normal traffic.
ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Deputy Inspector General (Security) Waqar Ahmed Chohan on Sunday advised clients who have cases in Supreme Court to carry their national identity cards and documents relevant to their cases.A spokesperson of Islamabad police, while quoting DIG security, said that clients must carry CNICs and documents related to their case for the entry in the red zone and Supreme Court.
Lack of trading impetus keeps stocks in red zone !-- -- Iris Gonzales (The Philippine Star) - February 9, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines It was an uneventful day at the Philippine stock market again yesterday with the index ending in red zone.
He said the PFA was strictly monitoring those areas which fall into red zone category owing to received repeated complaints.
In Islamabad, Red Zone has been sealed due to security concerns.
Atlanta looked exactly like the team that fell short of making the conference title game, moving the ball with consistency between the 20s but failing to convert in the red zone. The Falcons lost on the road to the Eagles in nearly identical fashion when the two teams met in January.
Situated in the most sensitive Red Zone Area of Islamabad-in a building owned by Auqaf Department, illegally gateway exchange established by foreign companies has been involved in criminal activities at a large scale.
MCB (+1.34%), NBP (+2.81%) and ABL (+1.11%) closed in the green, while on the flipside HMB (-0.45%), HBL (-0.06%) and UBL (-0.67%) closed in the red zone.