Wikinews attends 2018 Bangalore ComicCon

Thursday, November 29, 2018 On November 17 and November 18, Wikinews attended the 2018 Bangalore Comicbook Convention, in Karnataka, India. Beginning on Saturday morning, the ComicCon continued till Sunday. Organised by ComicCon India, who organised Comic Con in Hyderabad in October, this event was held at Karnataka Trade Promotion Organisation (KTPO)’s convention hall. Wikinews spoke […]

Wikinews Shorts: February 3, 2010

Wednesday, February 3, 2010 A compilation of brief news reports for Wednesday, February 3, 2010. Contents 1 Christmas day bomber cooperating 2 Fire in Hyderabad hospital; 1 dead 3 China begins urgent sweep for tainted milk 4 Karachi violence escalates, section 144 imposed The Nigerian man accused of trying to blow up a Detroit-bound jetliner on […]

Wellness Services Offered By Your Veterinarian In Ossining, Ny

Read An Opinion On: Sheep Yard Designs Atlex Stockyards byAlma Abell The local Veterinarian in Ossining, NY offers several beneficial services for your pets. Your pet will receive routine checkups, screenings for diseases and common conditions that affect small animals, and much more. Veterinarians who work within animal hospitals and clinics provide these services for […]

U.K. National Portrait Gallery threatens U.S. citizen with legal action over Wikimedia images

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. The English National Portrait Gallery (NPG) in London has threatened on Friday to sue a U.S. citizen, Derrick Coetzee. The legal letter followed claims that he had breached […]

ACLU President Strossen on religion, drugs, guns and impeaching George Bush

Tuesday, October 30, 2007File:Nadine Strossen 5 by David Shankbone.jpg There are few organizations in the United States that elicit a stronger emotional response than the American Civil Liberties Union, whose stated goal is “to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by the Constitution and laws of […]

Study: Herd animals detect Earth’s magnetic field

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 Large herd animals may have the ability to detect earth’s magnetic field, concluded scientists in Germany in a report published in this week’s Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences after performing studies of cattle and deer grazing and sleeping patterns. The animals tended to face north-south oriented toward the earth’s […]

Strong earthquake near Solomon Islands, tsunami reported

Sunday, April 1, 2007 A magnitude 8.1 undersea earthquake triggered a tsunami that has killed at least fifteen people, including six children, in the Solomon Islands. Tsunami warnings have been issued for parts of Australia as well. According to the US Geological Survey, the magnitude 8.0 quake struck Sunday, April 1, 2007 at 20:39:56 (UTC) […]

Scottish football team Hibernian appoint new manager

Friday, November 25, 2011 Scottish football team Hibernian F.C. (Hibs) have appointed Pat Fenlon as their new manager. Fenlon signed the contract at Hibs’ Easter Road home ground in the capital, Edinburgh. [Hibernian are] a club with a rich history and proud traditions. Fenlon left Bohemian F.C., an Irish football team he managed since 2008, […]

Virginians melee at used Apple iBook sale

Thursday, August 18, 2005 “Total chaos” is how many described the melee that resulted from a sale of used Apple iBook laptop computers at the Richmond International Raceway (RIR) by the Henrico County, Virginia school system. Officials estimated nearly 5,000 people thronged the sale for the $50, four-year-old computers. Among them were 17 injured, four […]

How the Army Corps of Engineers closed one New Orleans breach

Friday, September 9, 2005 New Orleans, Louisiana —After Category 4 storm Hurricane Katrina slammed into New Orleans, on the night before August 29, 2005, several flood control constructions failed. Much of the city flooded through the openings. One of these was the flood wall forming one side of the 17th Street Canal, near Lake Pontchartrain. […]