India: Maharashtra plastic ban comes into force

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India: Maharashtra plastic ban comes into force

Monday, June 25, 2018 On Saturday, the plastic ban in the Indian state of Maharashtra came into force. In an attempt to minimise pollution, the state government has introduced a ban on single-use plastics. The leader of the Yuya Sena political party, Aaditya Thackeray, said on Twitter, “The ban on single use disposable plastic cups, […]

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Glasgow cannabis enthusiasts celebrate ‘green’ on city green

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Glasgow cannabis enthusiasts celebrate ‘green’ on city green

January 22nd, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Coinciding with Easter Sunday, Glasgow Cannabis Social Club’s annual 420 event was held on Glasgow Green, under sunny blue skies, and overlooking the river Clyde. Despite the city’s council attempting to revoke permission for the gathering at the last minute, police were happy for it to go-ahead with approximately a dozen […]

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Space station crew perform successful spacewalk

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Space station crew perform successful spacewalk

January 20th, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

Monday, March 28, 2005 Commander Leroy Chiao (U.S.A.) and Flight Engineer Salizhan Sharipov (Russia), suited in Russian Orlan spacesuits, left the International Space Station on a 4.5 hour long spacewalk to install antennas for the European Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV), inspect and photograph other exterior equipment and launched the Nanosatellite mini-satellite. This is the last […]

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Edenpure Portable Heater: Likes And Dislikes

January 19th, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

Get More Information Here: Best New Kitchen Ideas Best Kitchen Design By Sam Streubel Before I tell you what’s not to like about the Edenpure quartz infrared heater, I’d like to spend a minute telling you what I do like, and explain how it works. How the EdenPure Works At the heart of these infrared […]

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Wikinews interviews Amber Merritt Australian Paralympic wheelchair basketballer

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Wikinews interviews Amber Merritt Australian Paralympic wheelchair basketballer

January 18th, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

Thursday, September 6, 2012 London, England— Tuesday, following her team’s 62–37 win over Mexico in the quarter-finals at the North Greewich Arena, Wikinews interviewed Amber Merrit of the Australian women’s national wheelchair basketball team. In their next match, the Gliders will face the victors from the United States versus Canada, having suffered their first loss […]

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Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans students/LA-ND

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Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans students/LA-ND

January 18th, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

See the discussion page for instructions on adding schools to this list and for an alphabetically arranged listing of schools. Due to the damage by Hurricane Katrina and subsequent flooding, a number of colleges and universities in the New Orleans metropolitan area will not be able to hold classes for the fall 2005 semester. It […]

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Fernando Alonso wins 2010 Singapore Grand Prix

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Fernando Alonso wins 2010 Singapore Grand Prix

January 18th, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

Monday, September 27, 2010 Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso won the FIA 2010 Singapore Grand Prix from pole position owned a day before. This became his second win in Singapore since 2008 and fourth win of the season. Alonso was closely chased by Sebastian Vettel up to the finish line — both Red Bull’s were not […]

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US Senate committee investigates credit card practices

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US Senate committee investigates credit card practices

January 17th, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

Wednesday, December 5, 2007 On Tuesday, the United States Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs‘s Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations held a hearing titled “Credit Card Practices: Unfair Interest Rate Increases.” The hearing examined the circumstances under which credit card issuers may increase the interest rates of cardholders who are in compliance with the […]

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Wikinews interviews Brittany Phelps, administrator of the United States Pirate Party

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Wikinews interviews Brittany Phelps, administrator of the United States Pirate Party

January 16th, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

Monday, May 3, 2010 Wikinews reporter Peter Coti interviews Brittany Phelps, administrator of the United States Pirate Party, who talks about her job and her goals.

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Antje Duvekot on life as a folk singer, her family and her music

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Antje Duvekot on life as a folk singer, her family and her music

January 16th, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

Sunday, November 11, 2007 Boston-based singer-songwriter Antje Duvekot has made a name for herself in the folk music world with powerful ballads of heartbreak and longing for a deeper spirituality, but coming up empty-handed. Below is David Shankbone’s interview with the folk chanteuse. David Shankbone: Tell me about your new album. Antje Duvekot: It’s called […]

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