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Sukna (West Bengal) [India], November 27 (ANI): The West Bengal forest department on Friday released five endangered Khaleej pheasants in the Mahananda wildlife sanctuary, along with 10 red junglefowl.
Guwahati, Nov 27 (PTI) Assam's COVID-19 death toll rose to 980 after two more persons succumbed to the disease on Friday, while 149 new positive cases took the tally to 2,12,320, Health and Family Welfare Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
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Mumbai, Nov 27 (PTI) The Enforcement Directorate's (ED) raids on the properties of Shiv Sena MLA Pratap Sarnaik were politically motivated, Maharashtra Congress spokesperson Sachin Sawant alleged here on Friday.
Xeris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: XERS), a specialty pharmaceutical company leveraging its novel technology platforms to develop and commercialize ready-to-use injectable and infusible drug formulations, today announced that on November 25, 2020, the Compensation Committee of Xeris’ Board of Directors granted non-qualified stock options for an aggregate of 18,000 shares, and restricted stock units for an aggregate of 70,200 shares, of its common stock to 11 new employee(s) under Xeris’ Inducement Equity Plan.
Kokrajhar, Nov 27 (PTI) The BJP on Friday released its election manifesto for the upcoming Bodoland Territorial Council elections in Assam in December, promising all-round development in BTC, including according equal importance to Assamese and Bodo languages.
(Eds: includes updated schedule) Ahmedabad/Hyderabad/Pune, Nov 27 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Ahmedabad, Hyderabad and Pune on Saturday to review coronavirus vaccine development work at facilities there, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said.
The Asia Pacific automated dispensing systems market accounted to US$ 289. 75 million in 2019 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 8. 2% to account for US$ 538. 85 million by 2027. Increasing awareness toward health and safety to reduce medication errors and rising prevalence of chronic diseases are the key factors driving the growth of Asia Pacific automated dispensing system market.New York, Nov. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report "Asia Pacific Automated Dispensing Systems Market Forecast to 2027 – COVID-19 Impact and Regional Analysis by Operation ; Application ; End User, and Country" - https://www.reportlinker.com/p05989490/?utm_source=GNW However, problems associated with automated dispensing systems such as equipment breakdown and lack of skilled personnel are likely to pose a negative impact on the market growth. Medication errors refer to mistakes in dispensing, prescribing, and giving medications that lead to or can harm the patient.In 2019, the National Institute of Health estimated that at least 420,000 patients die each year in China from preventable medical errors. In the wake of the increasing incidence of deaths caused by medication errors, government agencies across the world have started encouraging hospitals and pharmacies to implement advanced technologies for dispensing accurate dosage of medicines to manage medical conditions effectively. Hospitals are adopting advanced technologies such as automated dispensing systems to store, dispense, and track medicines to improve efficiency and patient safety.These systems enhance the efficiency of medication distribution and also minimize the medication errors in hospitals. As the majority of geriatric population suffers from various chronic diseases, there is increase in the demand for advanced medication. The emerging markets in the developing countries are giving better opportunity for the market players to expand their business. Several companies are actively involved in developing novel and advanced medication management solutions for hospitals and pharmacies and applying error-free, fully automated medication management systems, with a strong focus on workflow of automated dispensing system. However, the COVID-19 pandemic is perplexing healthcare institutions in Asia Pacific region with unprecedented operational and clinical challenges showing a negative impact on market growth.Hence, it has negatively affected the medical equipment supply to the nation’s remote and middle-income countries. Research institutes, Pharmaceutical, and Biotech companies are engaged in collaborative work to address the COVID-19 outbreak. Based on operation, the Asia Pacific automated dispensing systems market is segmented into decentralized systems and centralized systems. The centralized systems segment held a larger share of the market in 2019; however, decentralized system is anticipated to register a higher CAGR in the market during the forecast period. Based on application, the Asia Pacific automated dispensing systems market is segmented into in-patient automated dispensing and out-patient automated dispensing. The in-patient automated dispensing segment held a larger share of the market in 2019; however, out-patient automated dispensing is anticipated to register a higher CAGR in the market during the forecast period. Based on end user, the Asia Pacific automated dispensing systems market is segmented into hospital pharmacies, retail pharmacies, and others. The hospital pharmacies segment held the largest share of the market in 2019; however, the retail pharmacies segment is registered to dominate the segment at the highest CAGR in the market during the forecast period. Some of the major primary and secondary sources referred to while preparing this report on the Asia Pacific automated dispensing systems market are the World Health Organization (WHO); National Institute of Health; UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP); and Asian Development Bank; among others. Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p05989490/?utm_source=GNW About Reportlinker ReportLinker is an award-winning market research solution. Reportlinker finds and organizes the latest industry data so you get all the market research you need - instantly, in one place. __________________________ CONTACT: Clare: email@example.com US: (339)-368-6001 Intl: +1 339-368-6001
New Delhi [India], November 27 (ANI): Paying obeisance to veteran party leaders Ahmed Patel and Tarun Gogoi, who died last week in a span of two days, the Congress Working Committee (CWC) passed two resolutions on Friday, reminding the Congressmen of their "sense of duty towards the party and discipline".
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], November 27 (ANI): Telangana Congress leader Ponnam Prabhakar hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM), and the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) on Friday, saying that they were polluting the election atmosphere of Hyderabad ahead of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections.
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], November 27 (ANI): The Kashmir Zone Police on Friday denied Peoples Democratic Party leader Mehbooba Mufti's allegations that she had been illegally detained, saying that she had just been advised to postpone her visit to Pulwama due to security concerns.
Islamabad [Pakistan], November 27 (ANI): Slamming Prime Minister Imran Khan for the arrest of several Pakistan Peoples Party activists in Multan, Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on Friday made it clear that the Pakistan Democratic Movement's (PDM) rally on November 30 will be definitely held.
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LIMASSOL, Cyprus, Nov. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Castor Maritime Inc. (NASDAQ: CTRM), (“Castor” or the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, announces today that the Company’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “Meeting”) was duly held on November 25, 2020 at 9:00 a.m., local time, at the offices of Seward & Kissel LLP, One Battery Park Plaza, New York, New York 10004. At the Meeting, each of the following proposals were approved and adopted: 1. The re-election of Mr. Petros Panagiotidis to serve as Class C Director until the 2023 Annual Meeting of Shareholders; 2. The appointment of Deloitte Certified Public Accountants S.A. as the Company’s independent auditors for the fiscal year of 2020; and 3. The granting of discretionary authority to the Company’s board of directors (the “Board”) to effect one or more reverse stock splits of the Company’s issued common shares, at a ratio of not less than one-for-two and not more than one-for-75 and in the aggregate at a ratio of not more than one-for-75, inclusive, with the exact ratio to be set at a whole number within this range to be determined by the Board, or any duly constituted committee thereof, and to authorize the Board to implement any such reverse stock split by filing any such amendment to the Company’s Articles of Incorporation with the Registrar of Corporations of the Republic of the Marshall Islands at any time following such approval. The Company continues to monitor the closing bid price of its common shares during the compliance period and intends to take all necessary steps to regain compliance with the Nasdaq Capital Market (“Nasdaq”) $1.00 minimum bid price per share requirement and to maintain its Nasdaq listing, including by effecting a reverse stock split consolidating the Company’s issued and outstanding shares. The Company can also cure this deficiency if the closing bid price of its common shares is $1.00 per share or higher for at least ten consecutive business days during the grace period, which includes the temporary COVID-19 relief period. In the event the Company does not regain compliance within the grace period and meets all other listing standards and requirements, the Company may be eligible for an additional 180-day grace period. During this time, the Company's common shares will continue to be listed and trade on the Nasdaq.About Castor Maritime Inc. Castor Maritime Inc. is an international provider of shipping transportation services through its ownership of dry bulk vessels. The Company’s vessels are employed primarily on medium-term charters and transport a range of dry bulk cargoes, including such commodities as coal, grain and other materials along worldwide shipping routes.The Company's fleet currently consists of six Panamax dry bulk vessels.For more information please visit the Company’s website at www.castormaritime.comCautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements Matters discussed in this press release may constitute forward-looking statements. The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 provides safe harbor protections for forward-looking statements in order to encourage companies to provide prospective information about their business. Forward-looking statements include statements concerning plans, objectives, goals, strategies, future events or performance, and underlying assumptions and other statements, which are other than statements of historical facts. The Company desires to take advantage of the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and is including this cautionary statement in connection with this safe harbor legislation. The words “believe,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “estimate,” “forecast,” “project,” “plan,” “potential,” “will,” “may,” “should,” “expect,” “pending” and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements in this press release are based upon various assumptions, many of which are based, in turn, upon further assumptions, including without limitation, our management’s examination of historical operating trends, data contained in our records and other data available from third parties. Although we believe that these assumptions were reasonable when made, because these assumptions are inherently subject to significant uncertainties and contingencies which are difficult or impossible to predict and are beyond our control, we cannot assure you that we will achieve or accomplish these expectations, beliefs or projections. We undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. In addition to these important factors, other important factors that, in the Company’s view, could cause actual results to differ materially from those discussed in the forward‐looking statements include general dry bulk shipping market conditions, including fluctuations in charterhire rates and vessel values, the strength of world economies the stability of Europe and the Euro, fluctuations in interest rates and foreign exchange rates, changes in demand in the dry bulk shipping industry, including the market for our vessels, changes in our operating expenses, including bunker prices, dry docking and insurance costs, changes in governmental rules and regulations or actions taken by regulatory authorities, potential liability from pending or future litigation, general domestic and international political conditions, potential disruption of shipping routes due to accidents or political events, the length and severity of the COVID-19 outbreak, the impact of public health threats and outbreaks of other highly communicable diseases, the impact of the expected discontinuance of LIBOR after 2021 on interest rates of our debt that reference LIBOR, the availability of financing and refinancing and grow our business, vessel breakdowns and instances of off‐hire, potential exposure or loss from investment in derivative instruments, potential conflicts of interest involving our Chief Executive Officer, his family and other members of our senior management, and our ability to complete acquisition transactions as planned. Please see our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a more complete discussion of these and other risks and uncertainties. The information set forth herein speaks only as of the date hereof, and the Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update any forward‐looking statements as a result of developments occurring after the date of this communication.CONTACT DETAILS For further information please contact:Petros Panagiotidis Castor Maritime Inc. Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgMedia Contact: Kevin Karlis Capital Link Email: email@example.com
TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FAIR Canada | Canadian Foundation for Advancement of Investor Rights is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement with the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) that will provide FAIR Canada with stable funding for the next five years. The OSC will provide a total of $3.75 million over the term agreement. Jean-Paul Bureaud, the newly appointed Executive Director of FAIR Canada, said, “We are very appreciative of the new funding arrangement, which will bring stability and allow FAIR Canada to focus on its mission of enhancing the rights of Canadian investors and being a national voice in securities regulatory development. The funding enables us to move our strategic priorities forward, including putting renewed focus on policy research. Importantly, it will also permit us to recruit additional staff to advance our core objectives.”FAIR Canada is also pleased to announce the election of the Board of Directors at the annual meeting of members held on November 9, 2020, the selection of Ellen Roseman to serve as its Chair, and Preet Banerjee as Vice-Chair of the Board. We also welcome the appointment of a new Director, Neil Gross. Mr. Gross is an experienced securities lawyer and former Executive Director of FAIR Canada. He is currently also Chair of the Investor Advisory Panel to the Ontario Securities Commission.“Neil’s experience at FAIR Canada and as Chair of the Investor Advisory Panel, as well as his extensive experience as a securities lawyer, will be invaluable to FAIR Canada as we execute our strategic priorities. On behalf of the Board of Directors, we welcome Neil back to FAIR Canada in his new role and look forward to his contribution,” said Ellen Roseman.FAIR Canada’s Board of Directors is composed of the following individuals:Preet Banerjee, Vice-Chair | Toronto Larry Bates | Toronto Lines Deslandes | Washington D.C. Robb Engen | Calgary Guy Lemoine | Montreal Wanda Morris | Vancouver Rossa O’Reilly | Toronto Ellen Roseman, Chair | Toronto Marc Ryan | MontrealAbout FAIR Canada: FAIR Canada is a national, independent charitable organization dedicated to being a catalyst for the advancement of the rights of investors and financial consumers in Canada. As the voice of the Canadian investor and financial consumer, FAIR Canada advances its mission through outreach and education, public policy submissions to governments and regulators, proactive identification of emerging issues and other initiatives. FAIR Canada has a reputation for independence, thought leadership in public policy and moving the needle in the interests of retail investors and financial consumers.For Further Information Contact: FAIR Canada firstname.lastname@example.orgJean-Paul Bureaud Executive Director, FAIR Canada email@example.com
NEW YORK, Nov. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, reminds purchasers of the securities of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) between February 4, 2020 and March 17, 2020, inclusive (the “Class Period”) of the important December 7, 2020 lead plaintiff deadline in the securities class action. The lawsuit seeks to recover damages for Royal Caribbean investors under the federal securities laws. To join the Royal Caribbean class action, go to http://www.rosenlegal.com/cases-register-1966.html or call Phillip Kim, Esq. toll-free at 866-767-3653 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com for information on the class action.According to the lawsuit, defendants throughout the Class Period made materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose material adverse facts about Royal Caribbean’s decrease in bookings outside China and its faulty policies and procedures to prevent the circulation of COVID-19 on its cruise ships. Specifically, regarding global bookings, Royal Caribbean: (1) misled investors to believe that any issue related to COVID-19 was relatively insignificant; (2) falsely assured investors that bookings outside China were strong with no signs of a slowdown; and (3) failed to disclose that the Company was experiencing material declines in bookings globally due to customer concerns over COVID-19. Additionally, regarding safety procedures, Royal Caribbean: (1) falsely assured investors that it implemented rigorous safety protocols; (2) stated such protocols were expected to ultimately contain the spread of COVID-19; and (3) failed to disclose that its ships were following grossly inadequate protocols that would foster the spread of COVID-19 and pose a substantial risk to passengers and crews. When the true details entered the market, the lawsuit claims that investors suffered damages.A class action lawsuit has already been filed. If you wish to serve as lead plaintiff, you must move the Court no later than December 7, 2020. A lead plaintiff is a representative party acting on behalf of other class members in directing the litigation. If you wish to join the litigation, go to http://www.rosenlegal.com/cases-register-1966.html or to discuss your rights or interests regarding this class action, please contact Phillip Kim, Esq. of Rosen Law Firm toll free at 866-767-3653 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.NO CLASS HAS YET BEEN CERTIFIED IN THE ABOVE ACTION. UNTIL A CLASS IS CERTIFIED, YOU ARE NOT REPRESENTED BY COUNSEL UNLESS YOU RETAIN ONE. YOU MAY RETAIN COUNSEL OF YOUR CHOICE. YOU MAY ALSO REMAIN AN ABSENT CLASS MEMBER AND DO NOTHING AT THIS POINT. AN INVESTOR’S ABILITY TO SHARE IN ANY POTENTIAL FUTURE RECOVERY IS NOT DEPENDENT UPON SERVING AS LEAD PLAINTIFF.Follow us for updates on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-rosen-law-firm, on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rosen_firm or on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rosenlawfirm/.Rosen Law Firm represents investors throughout the globe, concentrating its practice in securities class actions and shareholder derivative litigation. Rosen Law Firm was Ranked No. 1 by ISS Securities Class Action Services for number of securities class action settlements in 2017. The firm has been ranked in the top 3 each year since 2013. Rosen Law Firm has achieved the largest ever securities class action settlement against a Chinese Company. Rosen Law Firm’s attorneys are ranked and recognized by numerous independent and respected sources. Rosen Law Firm has secured hundreds of millions of dollars for investors. Attorney Advertising. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.\-------------------------------Contact Information: Laurence Rosen, Esq. Phillip Kim, Esq. The Rosen Law Firm, P.A. 275 Madison Avenue, 40th Floor New York, NY 10016 Tel: (212) 686-1060 Toll Free: (866) 767-3653 Fax: (212) 202-3827 firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org www.rosenlegal.com