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Inner-city teacher wins $1m prize

Inner-city teacher wins $1m prize

Ms Zafirakou, 39, has learnt how to say basic greetings in numerous 35 languages spoken at the school, including Gujarati, Hindi, Tamil and Portuguese, to help parents feel welcome and included. The area is also rife with gang violence and Zafirakou faced "a daunting task when she joined the school", the organisers said in a statement. She helped a music teacher launch a Somali school choir and created alternative timetables to allow girls-only sports that would not offend conservative ...


No-confidence motion not taken up in Lok Sabha, House adjourned

No-confidence motion not taken up in Lok Sabha, House adjourned

The Speaker said she was duty bound to take up the no confidence motion . The no-confidence motion was issued following the party's fallout with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the demand of special status category for Andhra Pradesh .


KU takes on Clemson in NCAA tournament

KU takes on Clemson in NCAA tournament

It briefly moved up to 154 points before falling to 153.5. They hit their first eight field goals to deflate any hopes NC State had entering the game. Kansas opened up its tournament with a 76-60 win over Penn, covering a 13.5-point spread in the process. KENTUCKY 95, BUFFALO 75: In Boise, Idaho, Kentucky put an end to any upset talk on its watch, getting 27 points and a near-perfect shooting game from Shai Gilgeous-Alexander in a pullaway from 13th-seeded Buffalo.


Russia's Vladimir Putin eyes fourth term in polls; Opposition cries foul

Russia's Vladimir Putin eyes fourth term in polls; Opposition cries foul

Britain and Russian Federation have each expelled 23 diplomats and taken other measures in the escalating tit-for-tat dispute. The results are expected to take a "minimum of two weeks", the Foreign Office said. Britain says it is Novichok, a class of powerful nerve agent developed in the Soviet Union toward the end of the Cold War. Ella Pamfilova, Russia's top election official, told the respected business news outlet RBC that there had been a "relatively small" number of reported violations ...


Russian Federation expels 23 United Kingdom diplomats in retaliation

Russian Federation expels 23 United Kingdom diplomats in retaliation

The deputy chairman of the Russian foreign affairs committee said: " London must understand it is useless to talk with Russia with such methods". Officials from the world's chemical weapons watchdog will arrive in Britain on Monday to investigate the samples used in the attack and the results should be known in about two weeks, Britain's foreign ministry said.