Month: May 2021

CanadaVOTES: CHP candidate Vicki Gunn in York—Simcoe

Friday, October 10, 2008 In an attempt to speak with as many candidates as possible during the 2008 Canadian federal election, Wikinews has talked via email with Vicki Gunn. Gunn is a candidate in Ontario’s York—Simcoe riding, running under the Christian Heritage Party of Canada (CHP) banner. The CHP is a minor, registered political party […]

Toronto prepares for Monday transit strike

Saturday, April 9, 2005 The Toronto Transit Commission is expected to strike Monday. The TTC workers union, the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 113, rejected a deal offered by TTC management. They last went on strike in 1999. The average daily ridership exceeds 1.3 million passengers. The city of Toronto has prepared to help deal with […]

Sky Digital Tv Channels

Read An Opinion On: Richard Light Interactive It Submitted by: Janny Walter There is a vast array of Sky digital TV channels available to a Sky digital subscriber. When a Sky digital box is installed, the owner will be invited into a world of choice, with hundreds of channels available. This will ensure that there […]

Israeli company develops new radioactive waste conversion process

Friday, March 30, 2007 Israeli firm Environmental Energy Resources (EER) has announced that it has developed a new technology, plasma gasification melting technology (PGM), to safely dispose of low- and medium-level nuclear waste. Extremely high temperatures are used to turn the waste into a mildly radioactive glass-like substance, which can be used as a building […]

Israeli paratroopers stop 15-year-old Palestinian from detonating himself

Wednesday, April 13, 2005 Hassan Hashash, a Palestinian aged 15, was detained by the Israeli military on Tuesday, April 12, at the Hawara checkpoint south of Nablus in the West Bank. Hashash had been hiding five explosive charges under a winter coat before attempting to ignite one in the presence of Israeli soldiers, the military […]

Best Weight Loss Pills

Read An Opinion On: Khalili Center Submitted by: Charles Volcalatte If you are obese or overweight, you may have considered taking a weight loss pill at one time or another. What are the best weight loss pills? They have been around for a long time and every once in a while, there s one that […]

Gastric bypass surgery performed by remote control

Sunday, August 21, 2005 A robotic system at Stanford Medical Center was used to perform a laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery successfully with a theoretically similar rate of complications to that seen in standard operations. However, as there were only 10 people in the experimental group (and another 10 in the control group), this is not […]

Wikinews Shorts: September 3, 2008

A compilation of brief news reports for Wednesday, September 3, 2008. Contents 1 US hands over security for Anbar province to Iraq 2 Stanford builds helicopters that teach themselves acrobatics 3 Malaysian man uses nut to extend penis, gets stuck  Contribute to Wikinews by expanding these briefs or add a new one. The United States military […]

Guinean military leader in ‘favourable’ condition after attempted assassination

Monday, December 7, 2009 Morocco said earlier today that Guinea’s military ruler, Moussa Dadis Camara, has undergone successful surgery for gunshot wounds sustained on Thursday in an apparent assassination attempt. Guinea’s military government is offering a reward for the capture of the former head of the presidential guard whose men are accused of carrying out […]

Features Of High Pressure Pump

Read An Opinion On: Longwall Hydraulics Site Features of High Pressure Pump by rasia1 A high-pressure pump is a pump that can generate a pressure more than 800 psi. Moreover, pressure pumps generating pressure higher than 800 to 3000 psi are known as the moderate pressure pumps. In addition, the pumps that generate anything between […]