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TIANGONG-2

Tiangong-2 was the Chinese space laboratory which was used as a testbed for key technologies that will be used in the Chinese large modular space station, which is planned for launch between 2019 and 2022. Features of Tiangong-2 Tiangong-2 which weighed 8.6 metric tones was 10.4 metres long and 3.35 metres wide at its widest point. Launched ..

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Palau Joins International Solar Alliance

Palau, an archipelago of over 500 islands in Oceania, on Tuesday became the 76th signatory country to join the International Solar Alliance. Republic of Palau (Palau) is an archipelago nation located in the western Pacific Ocean. International Solar Alliance International Solar Alliance (ISA) aims to provide a common platform to address the specific solar technology deployment ..

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Indo-Pacific: Meaning and India’s Approach

The term Indo-Pacific denotes an economic and strategic community. Geographically it refers to the vast areas around Indian and the Pacific Oceans between the east coast of Africa and the American west coast and their several littoral countries. Genesis of the Term One of the earliest references to the term Indo-Pacific was noted in a ..

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2019 edition of Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) attended by senior officials of India, US, Japan and Australia

In Bangkok , the 2019 edition of Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) was attended by senior officials of India, US, Japan and Australia to hold consultations on their collective efforts for a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific region and to reaffirm their shared commitment to preserving and promoting the rules-based order in the region. The four ..

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Laurentino Cortizo elected new President of Panama

Panama’s Electoral Court declared the centre-left candidate Laurentino Cortizo as winner of Panama’s presidential election. Cortizo is candidate for Panama’s Democratic Revolutionary Party (PRD), which won 33% of 95% of votes counted. The PRD was founded in 1979  by military ruler Omar Torrijos and has been out of power since 2009. About Laurentino “Nito” Cortizo ..

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