Intelsat Corporation—formerly INTEL-SAT, INTELSAT, Intelsat—is a communications satellite services provider. Formed as International Telecommunications Satellite Organization, it was—from, to 2001—an intergovernmental consortium owning and managing a constellation of communications satellites providing international broadcast services; as of March 2011, Intelsat operates a fleet of 52 communications satellites, one of the world's largest fleet of commercial satellites. They claim to serve around 1,500 customers and employ a staff of 1,100 people. John F. Kennedy instigated the creation of INTELSAT with his speech to the United Nations on the 25th of September 1961. Less than a year John F. Kennedy signed the Communications Satellite Act of 1962. INTELSAT was formed as International Telecommunications Satellite Organization and operated from 1964 to 2001 as an intergovernmental consortium owning and managing a constellation of communications satellites providing international broadcast services.
In 2001, the international satellite market was commercialized, the US predominant role in INTELSAT was privatized after 2001 as Intelsat was formed up as a private Luxembourg corporation. The International Governmental Organization began on, with 7 participating countries; the 1964 agreement was an interim arrangement on a path to a more permanent agreement. The permanent international organization was established in 1973, following inter-nation negotiations from 1969 to 1971; the most difficult issue to "resolve concerned the shift from management of the system by a national entity to management by the international organization itself."On 6 April 1965, INTELSAT's first satellite, the Intelsat I, was placed in geostationary orbit above the Atlantic Ocean by a Delta D rocket. In 1973, the name was changed and there were 81 signatories. INTELSAT was "governed by two international agreements: The Agreement setting forth the basic provisions and principles and structure of the organization, signed by the governments through their foreign ministries, an Operating Agreement setting forth more detailed financial and technical provisions and signed by the governments or their designated telecommunications entities."—in most cases the latter are the ministries of communications of the party countries, but in the case of the United States, was the Communications Satellite Corporation, a private corporation established by federal legislation to represent the US in international governance for the global communication satellite system.
INTELSAT at that time directly owned and managed a global communications satellite system, structurally consisted of three parts: the Assembly of Parties—meeting every two years and concerned with aspects "primarily of interest to the Parties as sovereign States."—with each country having one vote. The Meeting of Signatories—meeting annually and composed of all the signatories to the Operating Agreement—primarily working on financial and program matters, with each countries' signatory having one vote. A Board of Governors, meeting at least four times each year, making decisions on design, establishment and maintenance of the in-space assets, appointed by signatories, but weighted to each signatories "investment share" in the space assets; the 1973 Agreement called for a seven-year transition from national to international management, but continued until 1976 to carve out "technical and operational management of the system the Communications Satellite Corporation served as the Manager of the global system under the interim arrangements in force from 1964 to 1973."
Phases of the transition resulted in full international governance by 1980. Financial contribution to the organization, it's so-called "investment share," was proportional to each member's use of the system, determined annually; as of 2018, Intelsat provides service to over 600 Earth stations in more than 149 countries and dependencies. By 2001, INTELSAT had over 100 members, it was this year that INTELSAT privatized and changed its name to Intelsat. Since its inception, Intelsat has used several versions of its dedicated Intelsat satellites. Intelsat completes each block of spacecraft independently, leading to a variety of contractors over the years. Intelsat's largest spacecraft supplier is Space Systems/Loral, having built 31 spacecraft, or nearly half of the fleet; the network in its early years was not as robust. A failure of the Atlantic satellite in the spring of 1969 threatened to stop the Apollo 11 mission. During the Apollo 11 moonwalk, the moon was over the Pacific Ocean, so other antennas were used, as well as INTELSAT III, in geostationary orbit over the Pacific.
By the 1990s, building and launching satellites was no longer a government domain and as country-specific telecommunications systems were privatized, several private satellite operators arose to meet the growing demand. In the U. S. satellite operators such as PanAmSat, Orion Communications, Columbia Communications, Globalstar, TRW and others formed under the umbrella of the Alliance for Competitive International Satellite Services to press for an end to the IGOs and the monopoly position of COMSAT the US signatory to Intelsat and Inmarsat. In March 2001
Main Bhi Ardhangini is an Indian television series that airs on &TV. It is the official remake of Zee Tamil's Yaaradi Nee Mohini, it stars Anjali Priya, Deepshikha Nagpal and Krutika Desai. First Seasons ended on 27 July 2019. Season 2 began on 30 July 2019. Season 1 - 21 January-29 July 2019- 132 Season 2- 30 July-1 November 2019- 68 Madhav is a widower who lives with the memories of his beloved wife Chitra. However, her spirit returns to haunt those who did her wrong and tries to unite Madhav with his childhood friend Vaidehi. Avinash Sachdev as Madhav Singh Thakur Aditi Rawat as Vaidehi Sharma / Vaidehi Madhav Singh Thakur Anjali Priya as Chitra Khanna / Chitra Madhav Singh Thakur Deepshikha Nagpal as Nilambari Thakur Krutika Desai as Shweta Ajoy Chakraborty as Narayan Dass Thakur Shashank Mishra as Lavish "Lalten" Joshi Gulshan Tushir as Jaichand Aditya Rao Nuniwal as Sangram Thakur Ankit Raj as Adhiraj, an Eagle Heena Parmar as Mohini / Malmal Deepshikha Nagpal as Mahamaya Nilambari Meer Ali as Naagraj Bhujang Megha Rawat as Vasudha Rahul Trivedi as Chander Rohit Bakshi as Vikrant Main Bhi Ardhangini on IMDb
State Highway 127 is a state highway in Uvalde County in the U. S. state of Texas that connects Sabinal and Concan in south Texas. SH 127 begins in Sabinal at an intersection with US 90 and RM 187; the highway travels north through Sabinal along Center Street, concurrent with RM 187, before separating from that route and turning toward the northwest. After crossing the Sabinal River, the highway travels through unincorporated Uvalde County, intersecting FM 30, FM 1049, FM 2690; the route crosses the Frio River at Concan before ending at a junction with US 83. The original SH 127 was designated on October 10, 1927 as a proposed route from Cotulla eastward through Tilden to Oakville, it was numbered SH 127 on November 15, 1927. On August 6, 1929, it extended northwest to SH 85; this route was cancelled on October 22, 1930, because La Salle county couldn't join the state to construct SH 2, so it was cancelled. This route was restored starting on January 9, 1934 as SH 202; the current route of SH 127 was designated on June 11, 1932.
The entire route is in Uvalde County
Gordon Froud is a South African artist and curator. Froud's work has been showcased in hundreds of exhibitions throughout South Africa and the world, he has served as a judge for several national art competitions, he has been the recipient of numerous awards including a Merit Award for Sculpture in the 1988 New Signatures Competition and an ABSA Gold Medal for contribution to the arts in 2005. Froud has spent many years working as an art educator at both the secondary and tertiary level in London and South Africa. Known best for his use of found and untraditional materials in his sculptures, Froud attempts to explore the human condition in his work with regard to DNA, genetics, bacteria and self-portraits, he balances his art practice and curation with running his own Gordart Gallery, which focuses on developing little-known artists. Froud graduated from the University of Witwatersrand in 1987 with BA Honours and a Higher Education Diploma. In 2007, he completed a Master of Technology degree at the University of Johannesburg.
ABSA Bank Collection Pretoria Art Museum UNISA Art Gallery Sandton Civic Gallery Carfax Experience - Johannesburg South African Association of Arts Cite des Arts International – Paris South African Broadcasting Corporation - Johannesburg Alliance Francaise - Johannesburg Department of Science and Technology CSIR - Pretoria Mocambique Museum of Art – Maputo. Willow Ridge High School – Pretoria Steel Company – Cape Town SA High Commission - Maseru Li – Bel Restaurant – Pretoria La Pentola Restaurant – Pretoria Moses Mabilah Stadium – Durban North-West University – Potchefstroom Gordart Gallery Fried Contemporary
Amudat District is a district in Northern Uganda. Like most other Ugandan districts, it is named after its'chief town', where the district headquarters are located. Amudat District is bordered by Moroto District to the north, the Republic of Kenya to the east, Bukwa District and Kween District to the south and Nakapiripirit District to the west. Amudat, where the district headquarters are located, lies 38 kilometres, by road, northeast of Nakapiripirit, the nearest large town; this location is 400 kilometres, by road, northeast of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city. The coordinates of the district are:01 57N, 34 57E. Amudat District was carved out of Nakapiripirit District in 2010; the district is administered with headquarters at Amudat. The main ethnic group in the district are the Pokot, a group that shares a common culture and customs with the Pokot and Kalenjin of Kenya; the district is part of the Karamoja sub-region. The district that constitute Karamoja sub-region include: Abim District Amudat District Kaabong District Kotido District Moroto District Nakapiripirit District Napak District.
According to the 2002 national census, Karamoja sub-region was home to close to one million people, at that time. In 1991, the national population census determined the district population at about 11,340; the 2002 national census estimated the population in the district at 63,600. The district population was determined to be growing at an annual rate of 6.1%, between 2002 and 2012. In 2012, the population of Amudat District was estimated at about 113,700. In 2013, the district population, was estimated at about 143,300. Amudat Karamoja sub-region Northern Region, Uganda Districts of Uganda Amudat District Homepage Uganda District Map
Petro Ivanovych Shulyak is a member of the Ukrainian military, Colonel General who served as the Chief of General Staff and Commander of the Ukrainian Ground Forces. Native of Ukraine, on 30 January 1992 Shulyak was dismissed from his post of chief of cadres administration of the Baltic Military District for expressing his interest in joining Ukrainian Armed Forces as the "alien army". Following the incident, Minister of Defence of Ukraine Kostiantyn Morozov offered him position of commander of the 13th Army located in Carpathian Military District based in Rivne, native region of Shulyak. Soon thereafter Shulyak was placed in charge of Carpathian Military District; as a commander of the district he played important role in formation and deployment of the Ukrainian peacekeeping military formations to Yugoslavia and Angola. Due to dissolution of the Soviet Union and financial crisis that followed, the district had difficult times to pay salary to military personnel and provide them with adequate housing, but was able to overcome it with help of local government.
The Carpathian Military District became one of the first that joined the NATO program Partnership for Peace. As part of the program in 1995 near Yavoriv was conducted joined United States – Ukraine military exercise. Six years Shulyak as a Commander of the Ukrainian Armed Forces turned the Yavoriv field training site into a special Partnership for Peace training center; as part of international cooperation, Shulyak was involved to creation of the Polish–Ukrainian Peace Force Battalion, the idea for which appeared soon after the visit of Polish general Zenon Brik to Carpathian Military District. Due to the 2002 Sknyliv air show disaster, Shulyak was dismissed from post of chief of the General Staff by President of Ukraine and Supreme commander-in-chief Leonid Kuchma. In 2003 as a commander of the Ukrainian Ground Forces, Colonel General Petro Shulyak with a group of officers visited Iraq where as part of multi-national force a peacekeeping mission was carried out by the 5th Separate Mechanized Brigade.
Based in Al Kut, the Ukrainian military carried its mission at the Iraq–Iran state border