Plans for CSTO working group on radio warfare MOSCOW. KAZINFORM – A draft resolution of the Defense Ministers Council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) was discussed at a session of the CSTO Permanent Council on 16 July. The document provides for setting up a working group on radio warfare, BelTA has learned.
UAE astronauts train at NASA’s Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center HOUSTON. KAZINFORM - Emirati astronauts, Hazzaa Al Mansoori and Sultan Al Neyadi began a training programme at NASA's Lyndon B. Johnson Space Centre, JSC, as part of the preparations for the first Emirati astronaut to travel to the International Space Station, ISS, in approximately 10 weeks from now, aboard the Russian Soyuz-MS 15, WAM reports.
At least 40 trapped as multi-storey building collapses in India’s Mumbai NEW DELHI. KAZINFORM Some 40-50 people were believed to be trapped in the rubble after a four-storey residential building collapsed on Tuesday in a densely populated neighborhood of Mumbai, India’s financial capital, EFE reports.
N.K. says planned S. Korea-U.S. military drill will affect working-level nuclear talks SEOUL. KAZINFORM - North Korea warned Tuesday that the agreed-upon resumption of working-level nuclear talks with the United States would be affected if the U.S. goes ahead with joint military exercises with South Korea, Yonhap reports.
Astana Opera enjoys resounding success in Tashkent NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The Astana Opera’s artists’ performance of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly on July 13 at the Alisher Navoi State Academic Bolshoi Theatre was a big triumph. The grand production concluded the opera house’s tour, which took place within the framework of the Year of Kazakhstan in Uzbekistan and was organized by the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Astana Opera informs on its website.
WHO/Europe studies find baby foods are high in sugar and inappropriately marketed for babies BRUSSELS. KAZINFORM Two new studies from WHO/Europe show that a high proportion of baby foods are incorrectly marketed as suitable for infants under the age of 6 months, and that many of those foods contain inappropriately high levels of sugar.
World Aquatics Championships: Kazakhstan women’s water polo team loses to Spain NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The Kazakhstan national women's water polo team had the second match at the 18th FINA World Championships underway in Gwangju, the Republic of Korea, Kazinform cites the press service of the National Olympic Committee of Kazakhstan.
Applications for ‘Adventure of Science: Women and Glaciers in Central Asia’ coming soon ALMATY. KAZINFORM Are you curious to find out how glaciers form, why they melt, and why water flows through them? Do you have any questions around alpine environment? Join the project from the 1-10 of September 2019 on ‘Adventure of Science: Women and Glaciers in Central Asia’ taking place in Kyrgyzstan!
New leader of Kurmangazy Orchestra named NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kuanyshbek Mukhangaliyev has been appointed as Director of the Kurmangazy Kazakh State Academic Orchestra of Folk Instruments by the order of the Minister of Culture and Sport of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kazinform cites the press service of the Ministry.
Kazakhstan’s population reached 18.49 million as of June 1 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - As of June 1, 2019, Kazakhstan's population reached 18,489,700 people, increasing by 236.4 thousand people, or 1.3%, year on year, Kazinform has learned from the Statistics Committee of the Kazakh Ministry of National Economy.
Tour de France. Stage 10. Hard day for Astana riders due to echelons NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM A hard day for the Astana riders, as Jakob Fuglsang lost time today due to echelons, being in the second group when the peloton split. Fuglsang and Alexey Lutsenko finished 1’40» behind the first group with some of the GC contenders. Wout van Aert won the stage, Julian Alaphilippe is still the overall leader. Jakob Fuglsang dropped back to the sixteenth place overall.