We need to protect our teachers, too

first_imgCategories: Letters to the Editor, Opinion It would sound nice if once in awhile when everyone was talking about school shootings, they would say we have to protect our children and their teachers.It seems that the teachers’ lives should be of great value, just like our children’s. If it was not for our teachers’ actions, many more children would  have died or been injured.Walter “Neal” BrazellRotterdamMore from The Daily Gazette:EDITORIAL: Beware of voter intimidationRotterdam convenience store operator feels results of having Stewart’s as new neighborEDITORIAL: Find a way to get family members into nursing homesCar hits garage in Rotterdam Sunday morning; Garage, car burnEDITORIAL: Urgent: Today is the last day to complete the censuslast_img read more

Simeone dismisses Godin talk

first_imgAtletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has laughed off reports that Manchester United are preparing a 20million euros offer for Diego Godin in January. But when asked whether Atletico would accept an offer in the region of 20million euros from United for Godin, Simeone told the Spanish media: “Let’s talk about something else. “How much? Twenty? For Godin? “It must be a mistake.” Godin, who helped Uruguay reach the last-16 of the World Cup in Brazil, is under contract with the Spanish champions until June 2018. The 28-year-old centre-back has been a key player in Simeone’s squad since moving to the Vicente Calderon stadium in 2010 from Villarreal. Godin started in 34 league games last season and scored four goals, including the crucial equaliser against Barcelona in the final game of the 2013-14 campaign to hand Atletico their first league title since 1996. Press Associationcenter_img United are reportedly looking to strengthen their backline in the winter transfer market after losing defenders Rafael, Phil Jones, Jonny Evans, Luke Shaw and Marcos Rojo to injuries. Godin has been strongly linked with a move to Old Trafford, with United manager Louis van Gaal reportedly keen to acquire the Uruguay international’s services. last_img read more

Tennis News Lakshit Sood highlights CBSE National Tennis Championships held in Billabong School

first_img For all the Latest Sports News News, Tennis News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. New Delhi: The CBSE National Lawn Tennis Contest, held in Billabong High International School, Noida, witnessed a large number of students from National and International CBSE affiliated schools participating in this five-day competition. In the end, Billabong High International School gave their institution plenty to smile about as they clinched the U-19 Boys singles category. In the U-19 category, International School Hyderabad clinched the U-19 Girls singles category. Little Angels School, Sonipat, had two reasons to smile as both the boys and girls’ singles category won trophies in the U-17 category. Among those present was Lakshit Sood, who achieved a career high ATP doubles ranking of 282 in 2017.Read More | Alexander Zverev beats World No.1 Novak Djokovic to win ATP FinalsThe competition was successfully concluded under the leadership of Mrs. Sharmila Chatterjee, the Principal of Billabong High School and Mrs. Jasmine Gandhi, Manager. At the closing ceremony of the competition, students of Bilabong School presented colorful events.The chief guest in the competition was Mr. Mahesh Dharmadhikari (Co-Secretary CBSE), Poonam Vishnoi (District Sports Officer, Gautam Buddha Nagar), National Lawn Tennis Player Targeted and Chandil Sood appeared. All of them rewarded the winning players and boosted their morale. last_img read more

Black Satellites edge Morocco to qualify for African U-20

first_imgGhana survived a difficult away fixture against Morocco in Rabat to seal their place in next year’s 2013 African Youth Championship.The Black Satellites qualify on a 5-4 aggregate scoreline despite losing the game on Sunday 3-1. Ghana won the first leg 4-1 a fortnight ago.After a taking a 2-0 first half lead, Francis Narh pulled one back for Maxwell Konadu’s side in the second half.As the game headed into the finals minutes, the Atlas Cubs were awarded a penalty which they converted.Buoyed on by the late goal, the Moroccans pushed to score again and send the tie into penalties but despite playing 10 minutes of added time, Ghana’s team stood resolute to hold on and pick their spot at the Championship to be hosted by Algeria.Ghana and six other teams will make it from the qualifiers and join hosts, Algeria, in the finals next year.last_img read more