Tamil Nadu Elections: DMK, AIADMK promise freebies

Thursday, March 24, 2011 Both the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) parties have announce “freebies” as part of their election manifestos in the lead-up to the vote in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Freebies have been a success from the 2006 Tamil Nadu elections when

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US Congress House panel OKs big cut in public broadcasting funds

Saturday, June 11, 2005 A House subcommittee voted Thursday to sharply reduce the federal government’s financial spending for Fiscal Year ’06, including eliminating taxpayer funds that help produce such shows as Sesame Street and Arthur. The spending cutbacks far exceeded even those requested by the White House. Among initiatives slated for reduction are $39 million

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International participants showcase different industry cultures at 2008 Taipei Game Show

Friday, January 25, 2008 B2B Trade Area of Taipei Game Show, criticized by trade buyers last year, but accompanied with 2008 Taiwan Digital Content Forum, moved to the second floor at Taipei World Trade Center for world-wide participants with a better exchange atmosphere this year. Not only local OBMs (Softstar Entertainment, Soft-World International Corp., International

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Early Years Of Automobile History: 1672 1875

Read More About: Car Loans Sydney By Lawrence Reaves Although the first modern car running on gasoline was developed by German inventor Karl Benz in 1885, there were a number of precursors that ran on steam. The earliest known design of a steam powered vehicle was invented by a Jesuit missionary to China from Flanders,

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Wikinews interviews Australian Glider Amanda Carter

Friday, September 28, 2012 Melbourne, Australia — Monday, following her return from London, Wikinews talked with Amanda Carter, the longest-serving member of Australia’s national wheelchair basketball team (the Gliders). ((Wikinews)) You’re Amanda Carter! Amanda Carter: Yes! ((WN)) And, where were you born? Amanda Carter: I was born in Melbourne. ((WN)) It says here that you

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Bucharest to be ‘rebranded’ for 800 million euro

Wednesday, March 2, 2005 Bucharest, Romania — The city centre of Bucharest, the capital of Romania, is set to get a major facelift due to a real estate project called Esplanada (The Esplanade), which will be constructed by TriGranit Development Corporation. The total investment in the project will be greater than 800 million euro and

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Eastern Conference wins 2008 NBA All-Star Game

Monday, February 18, 2008 Eastern Conference 134 128 Western Conference The Eastern Conference defeated their Western Conference counterparts at the 2008 National Basketball Association All-Star Game held at New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana on Sunday. The final score was 134-128. The East took an early 11 point lead in the first 5 minutes,

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How To Make Use Of A Storage Garage

Read More About: Art Gallery Tours Europe byAlma Abell If you have too much stuff cluttering up your life, maybe you should consider storing some of them. The first thing you will want to do is give some though to the things you need to store so that you can get the correct size. Getting

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Las Vegas ‘chili finger’ woman arrested

Story sources NBC 11 News San Jose Mercury News Friday, April 22, 2005 Las Vegas, Nevada — The San Jose Police Department has announced that Anna Ayala, the woman who claims to have found a human finger in a bowl of chili at a Wendy’s restaurant in San Jose, California, was arrested at or near

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