pulka


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pulka

(ˈpʊlkə)
n
(in Lapland) a one-person, reindeer-drawn sleigh, shaped like the front part of a boat
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'I must commend my people for their resilience, despite attack coordinated by Boko Haram insurgents on voters at Pulka community, they defied the insurgents to exercise their franchise.
Ibrahim trekked with her two children and her husband to Pulka, a neighboring town, to seek refuge.
Credas has also recruited two former GoCompare developers, Patrick Pulka and Bleddyn Richards, to the team, and has employed Leah Amesbury, who has an extensive background in the financial sector as a project manager.
In April, Boko Haram kidnapped 13 women who were picking fruit near Hambagda, while a month earlier its fighters abducted 18 girls from the nearby village of Pulka.
Maryam Ali Maiyanga was discovered while troops were screening escapees from Boko Haram's base in the Sambisa forest in Pulka, Gwoza Local Government Area, in Borno State, Reuters (http://www.metro.us/news/one-abducted-chibok-schoolgirl-found-by-soldiers-nigerian-army/Lmipke Oz9KeBjlzkHOF3NTyxlK0A/) quoted  spokesman Sani Usman as saying.
(0500 GMT) in Pulka, Gwoza Local Government Area, in BornoState.
Likely, they knew that polka is from the Czech for "half-step," pulka a rapid shift from one foot to the other, the basic step of the polka: a starting and immediately a hesitation with this person who is in your arms.
Joseph Naga, a Catholic priest from Pulka in Gwoza Local Government Area, now a refugee in Cameroon, told New African "At the beginning, [Boko Haram] persecuted Christians, later on they kill lots of Muslims too."
That the Olivers may have been aware of this potential obstruction did not create a duty on their part to assist or warn Stolzman (see Pulka v Edelman, 40 NY2d 781, 785 [1976], rearg denied 41 NY2d 901 [1977] ["foreseeability should not be confused with duty"]).