December, 2017

Australian PM announces $1.8 billion mental health plan

Wednesday, April 5, 2006 Australian Prime Minister John Howard has announced a five year plan costing AU$1.8 billion to address issues with the country’s mental health system. The plan follows a commitment made at the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) meeting in February. The federal government will improve access to clinical and health services, increase […]

UN: 4.8 million Ethiopians in need of food aid

Friday, December 11, 2009 The United Nations has estimated that about 4.8 million people in Ethiopia will need 529,148 tons of emergency food aid worth approximately US$270 million in the first half of next year. “Despite the collaborative efforts of the government and humanitarian partners to address ongoing humanitarian challenges in Ethiopia, humanitarian needs are […]

Florida wins BCS National Championship Game over Oklahoma

Friday, January 9, 2009 The Florida Gators defeated the Oklahoma Sooners by a score of 24 to 14 last night’s FedEx BCS National Championship Game to win the Division I title of the National Collegiate Athletic Association‘s American college football league. Florida, ranked Number 1 in the nation, were led by Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Tim […]

Dog owner to face felony charge

Thursday, March 17, 2005 Two dog attacks in a week puts Spotsylania County authorities in the spotlight to take action on pet owners for their dog’s behavior. In unrelated incidences, an elderly woman was killed and another woman was bitten. Three dogs have been shot dead by police. An 82 year old woman was walking […]

Wikinews Shorts: April 19, 2007

A compilation of brief news reports for Thursday, April 19, 2007. Contents 1 Compensation sought for New Zealand’s Internet outage 2 Peruvian farmers issue warning to government 3 Missile shield to feature in talks 4 Water cuts possible as Australia faces drought 5 Russian plans for Bering Strait tunnel received with skepticism Wikinews reported previously on […]

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Click Here To Know More About: Marketing Strategies For Small Business Brand Strategies Submitted by: Justine Williams Magento Edition 2.1 comes as a robust tool for merchandisers, Magento specialists to induce seamless functionality into their ecommerce stores and deliver high performance. What goes into creating a seamless online shopping experience? An intriguing Magento web design […]

News briefs:June 4, 2010

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Evangelist Kent Hovind’s tax trial begins

Saturday, October 21, 2006 Evangelist Kent Hovind and his wife, Jo, are trying to convince a federal jury that their money from video and amusement park admission sales belong to God and cannot be taxed. The trial began at United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida on Tuesday October 18, 2006 after […]

Volvo announces all new car models electric or hybrid from 2019

Friday, July 7, 2017 On Wednesday, automobile company Volvo announced all of its cars to be released in 2019 onwards are to use some form of battery-powered engine, leaving conventional petrol-only vehicles altogether. The decision comes after Volvo announced in May their intent to cease production of diesel vehicles. The chief executive of Volvo Cars, […]

Migrating To Cloud}

Click Here To Know More About: Vehicle Tracking Devices Australia Ramp Rfid Submitted by: Arun Gera Whats your path to the cloud? For organizations big and small, data migration with zero impact to business; zero data loss and loss of user productivity is the biggest hurdle. Unplanned migrations or migrations without much thought will impact […]

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