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Sunday, 09.03.2014, 01:59
The satellite LitSat-1 of the Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) is already successfully controlled form the Earth. On Tuesday, the satellite radio station of KTU established a two-way connection with LitSat-1 for the first time, informs LETA/ELTA.
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There were 1.07 million women in Latvia in 2013, reports LETA/Nozare.lv, referring to the Central Statistical Bureau's data.
Several years of close cooperation between the scientists of the University of Tartu and a development partner in France have resulted in the creation of a dietary supplement Reg'Activ Cholesterol in capsules, which contain lactic acid bacteria ME-3 widely known as "the Hellus bacteria", vitamins and other active ingredients. Natural main ingredients will help to correct the cholesterol levels, keep a normal level of homocysteine and protect cells against excessive oxidative stress, reported BC the Tartu University.
Yesterday, on behalf of the Government, Lithuania's Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius congratulated the laureates of the Lithuanian Science Award, reports LETA/ELTA.
In 2014, Vytautas Magnus University is celebrating its 25th anniversary of restoration. To mark this occasion, Lithuania Post is going to release the new stamp under the title 25th Anniversary of Vytautas Magnus University Restoration. The stamp will be released on Saturday, March 8, informed BC post’s press service.
A global consultation company Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) released its ranking list QS World University Rankings by Subject 2014 which ranks the specialties of top universities in comparison with each other. Estonia makes the list with three specialties: the highest position (51–100) is maintained by the communication studies curriculum of the University of Tartu, modern languages, history and archaeology rank on places 151–200, Tartu University informed LETA.
The French Ambassador to Estonia, Michel Rainier, rewarded the historian Marek Tamm with the Chevalier's (Knight's) grade of the Order of Academic Palms for his services in promoting French culture in Estonia, writes LETA.
On Friday, the first ever Lithuania's satellites LitSat-1 and LituanicaSat-1 were successfully released to the orbit from the NASA Space Centre in the US, informs LETA/ELTA.
Latvia is interested in continuing cooperation with Belarus in the area of political dialog, thus enhancing opportunities to discuss bilateral partnership as well as relations between the European Union and Belarus, President Andris Berzins said during a meeting with visiting Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei on Thursday, cites LETA.
Today through March 2, the international book and publishers exhibition "Baltic Book Fair 2014" is held at Kipsala Exhibition Hall in Riga, bringing together authors, translators, publishers and readers, exhibition organizer BT1 informs, cites LETA.
Residents associate Latvia's European Union membership with a number of advantages, such as free travel and the opportunity to work and study in other EU member states, as well as making use of EU funds for the development of the country, according to the latest "DNB Latvia Barometer", informs LETA.
The Lithuanian Government has taken complex employment decision and plans to provide support to employers, employees, education and vocational guidance, reports LETA/ELTA.
Prime Minister Andrus Ansip, the Minister for Education and Research Jaak Aaviksoo and the Minister for Culture Urve Tiidus in Pärnu presented the national science awards, the Wiedemann Language Award as well as the sports and culture awards om Februuary 24th at Pärnu Endla Theatre, informed BC press service of the government.
According to Statistics Estonia’s projection, if the current demographic trends continue, the population of Estonia will decrease by 125,000 in the next roughly 30 years due to negative natural increase and negative net migration. Thus, the projected population of Estonia in 2040 will be 1,195,000.
Today, Lithuania's Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius welcomed participants of the conference of the For the Progress of Libraries 2 project, informs LETA/ELTA.