CANTAT-1 was the first Canadian transatlantic telephone cable, between Hampden and Grosses-Roches and Oban, United Kingdom, which followed on from the success of TAT-1. It was conceived and approved as stage one of a proposed commonwealth round the world cable and was done at a cost of $8,500,000; the system was jointly owned by Cable & Wireless and the Canadian Overseas Telecommunication Corporation. The system, involving the first commercial use of a new lightweight deep sea cable with a weight in water of about one-fifth that of armored deep sea cable, was laid in two phases; the first, CANTAT A, was the 2,072 nmi ocean section laid by HMTS Monarch with the U. K. shore end laid by HMTS Ariel and the Canadian end laid by the U. S. Army CS Albert J. Myer; the second phase, linked by overland cable from Hampden to Corner Brook, was the 400 nmi segment laid by HMTS CS Alert with both shore ends laid by CS Hadsund. The new Trans Atlantic cables, TAT-1, CANTAT-1 and TAT-2, with their high capacity brought about a major change in regulations, with specific changes in the U.
S. Federal Communications Commission policies regarding lease of foreign cable channels by U. S. international record carriers. CANTAT-1 operated from 1961 to 1986 carrying 60 telephone circuits modified from 4 kHz channels to 3 kHz channels, expanding capacity to 80 telephone circuits. HMTS/CS Alert HMTS Ariel and Ron Woodland Specimen of lightweight transatlantic telephone cable, 1961
Old Berkeley County Courthouse known as Old Courthouse, is a historic courthouse located at Mount Pleasant, Charleston County, South Carolina. It was built in 1884, is a two-story, stucco over brick building in the Italianate style, it features large matching double stairways leading to the main entrance on the second floor. The building served as county courthouse for Berkeley County from 1884 to 1898. After 1898 until 1968, it was used by both Lutherans as a church, it is now known as the G. Mcgrath Darby Building, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1971. It is located in the Mount Pleasant Historic District
Palazzo Grazioli is a building situated at Via del Plebiscito 102 between the Palazzo Doria Pamphili and Palazzo Altieri in Rome, Italy, in an area rich in archaeological remains of ancient Rome, the result of numerous modifications and restoration work carried out by several noble Roman families who lived there over the centuries. The oldest sources connects the palace to the Ercolani family and was built by Giacomo della Porta; the family of Luigi Gottifredi, a priest of the Society of Jesus, who settled there, made a radical renovation employing Camillo Arcucci, an architect of the Roman Baroque, in the years 1645 to 1650. In the early 19th century, the palace was the residence of the Ambassador of Austria and the Infanta of Spain and Duchess of Lucca, Maria Luisa of Bourbon-Spain who died there in 1824, it was acquired by Commander Grazioli Baron of Castelporziano and Duke of Santa Croce di Magliano, who in 1863 entrusted the restoration which ended in 1874. The facade of the building on Via del Plebiscito is decorated with pilasters with capitals.
At the center of it opens the door flanked by two Doric columns of gray granite and topped by a balcony. The palace is known for being a home of Silvio Berlusconi, he announced his resignation there on 12 November 2011
Kallachirippu is a 2018 Indian Tamil language thriller web television series. It is hosted by Zee5, a video on demand platform; the web series was directed by Rohit Nandakumar and produced by popular film director Karthik Subbaraj under his own production company Stone Bench Productions. This was Karthik Subbaraj's first web series as a producer and it was the first web series for Stone Bench Productions company; the web series was released on the streaming platform Zee5 on 23 July 2018 and ended up on 30 July 2018 with only 8 episodes. It starred Amrutha Srinivasan in the female lead role while Vikas, Uma and Nandakumar played pivotal roles; this web series is the second web series to be launched by Zee5 network after America Mappillai. The web series received positive reviews from critics and audience for portrayal of women in more prominent identical roles than the male counterparts; the theme of series consists of lust, pornography, LGBT, abortion and extramarital affairs apart from love and arranged marriage.
The series follows 24 year old Mahati through a series of misadventures that begin after being forced into an arranged marriage. The newly married Mahati accidentally stabs her husband to death in self-defense after a heated argument, she promptly wipes her blood-spattered face and calls her boyfriend to clean up the mess. This sets off a chain of events; the series involved a love story between gay couple. Amrutha Srinivasan as Mahati Vikas as Ram Rajalakshmi Uma Maheshwaran Nandakumar Chennu Mohan The idea of producing a web series between Rohit Nandakumar and Karthik Subbaraj was revealed after the release of the anthology film Aviyal in which both of the artists worked for the film together. Nandakumar wrote and acted in one of the six short stories which combined to build up the Tamil anthology film Aviyal while Karthik Subbaraj produced the film under his own production banner Stone Bench Productions. Nandakumar was approached by Subbaraj to make a web series just after the release of Aviyal.
Subbaraj approached him as he liked the work of Nandakumar and hinted him to direct a feature film before transforming the concept to make a web series. Official website
The Jack River is a perennial river of the Snowy River catchment, located in the East Gippsland region of the Australian state of Victoria. The Jack River rises in a state forestry area northwest of Murrungowa and flows southeast, joined by the Rocky River and one minor tributary before reaching its confluence with the Brodribb River, within the Brodribb Flora Reserve in the Shire of East Gippsland; the river descends 122 metres over its 8-kilometre course. The catchment area of the river is administered by the East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority. List of rivers of Australia "Snowy River sub-catchment". East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority. Government of Victoria. "Snowy River - Catchment Map". East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority. Government of Victoria. East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority. East Gippsland regional catchment strategy 2013 -2019. Bairnsdale: East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority. ISBN 978-0-9758164-6-2. Archived from the original on 14 January 2014.
Retrieved 13 January 2014
Lake Opeta is a lake with an extensive wetland system in Uganda. The wetland lies south of the Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve and serves as a dry-season refuge for both wildlife from the park and domestic cattle of the surrounding Karamajong and Pokot people. Lake Opeta is fed by rainfall on Mount Elgon and drains into Lake Kyoga via Lake Bisina, it is surrounded by floodplain. Lake Opeta is one of Uganda's 33 Important Bird Areas and since 2006 a Ramsar-listed wetland of international importance. A Biodiversity and Eco-Tourism Centre funded by the Global Environmental Facility and UNDP serves the lake. Fox's weaver, Uganda's only endemic bird species, is known to inhabit the wetland, as do the globally threatened vulnerable shoebill, near-threatened papyrus gonolek, 160 other species