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Russia's SR Space to launch country's first internet-of-things satellite in 2024

Moscow, Nov 17 (UNI) Private Russian company SR Space told Sputnik that it was going to launch its first internet-of-things (IoT) satellite SR NET in 2024 and use it to test the technologies necessary to create a full-fledged grouping of such devices.
The presentation of the device, which will be the first private IoT satellite in Russia, took place at a Moscow exhibition of unmanned aircraft systems, taking place from November 17-27.
"It is assumed that SR NET will become the Russian analogue of the Starlink satellite system. The first launch of the SR NET spacecraft is planned in 2024. Flight tests in orbit of the SR NET demonstrator will last for three to six months, after which a decision will be made on the configuration and technical characteristics of the orbital grouping," the company's press service said.
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New gas, condensate reserves discovered in S Pakistan

09 Dec 2023 | 6:40 PM

Islamabad, Dec 9 (UNI) The Oil & Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) of Pakistan has announced that it has discovered gas and condensate reserves in the country's southern Sindh province.

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Tens of thousands of displaced Palestinians without shelter in Rafah: UN

Tens of thousands of displaced Palestinians without shelter in Rafah: UN

09 Dec 2023 | 5:42 PM

Gaza, Dec 9 (UNI) The United Nations said Saturday that tens of thousands of Palestinians flocking into Rafah are facing overcrowding and in need of shelters.

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Texas SC halts order granting woman's abortion due to fatal fetus condition

09 Dec 2023 | 5:05 PM

Texas, Dec 9 (UNI) The Texas Supreme Court has paused a lower court ruling that allowed a pregnant woman whose fetus was diagnosed with a fatal condition to get an emergency abortion despite the state's strict laws against such procedures.

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4 people dead in hospital fire outside Rome

09 Dec 2023 | 4:24 PM

Rome, Dec 9 (UNI) A blaze broke out at a hospital in the Italian town of Tivoli, near Rome, killing four people and prompting an overnight evacuation of the medical facility, Italian firefighters said on Saturday.

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Ethiopia continues to experience conflict: UNICEF

09 Dec 2023 | 3:41 PM

Addis Ababa, Dec 9 (UNI) Ethiopia continues to experience ongoing conflict, large-scale displacement, and multiple disease outbreaks, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has said.

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