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DIDI UPDATED CLASS PERIOD: ROSEN, TOP RANKED GLOBAL INVESTOR COUNSEL, Encourages DiDi Global Inc. Investors with Losses in Excess of $500K to Secure Counsel Before Important Deadline in Securities Class Action – DIDI

NEW YORK, July 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WHY: Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces it has filed a class action lawsuit expanding the Class Period on behalf of more purchasers of the securities of DiDi Global Inc. (NYSE: DIDI): (1) pursuant and/or traceable to the registration statement and related prospectus (collectively, the "Registration Statement") issued...

Muslim Women in India’s Workforce: Where Are They?

A platform or support network to champion women with entrepreneurial ambitions and facilitate the exchange of ideas, information, and capital needs to be set up. Credit: Unsplash By External SourceJul 30 2021 – Muslims are the largest minority community in India, and yet, they are highly underrepresented both in public and private institutions. According to a study conducted by the Economic...

Takeda and Frazier Healthcare Partners Announce Collaboration to Launch HilleVax, Inc. to Develop Clinical Stage Norovirus Vaccine Candidate

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (Takeda) and Frazier Healthcare Partners (Frazier) today announced a collaboration to launch HilleVax, Inc. (HilleVax), a biopharmaceutical company to develop and commercialize Takeda's norovirus vaccine candidate. Takeda has granted a license to HilleVax for the exclusive...

What Public Health Officials Can Learn from a New Long COVID Survey

Fifty percent of vaccine-hesitant Americans believe the message that “Getting the COVID-19 vaccine is the best way to prevent COVID-19 and its potential long-term complications”. Credit: UNICEF/Nahom Tesfaye By Ifeanyi NsoforABUJA, Jul 30 2021 – A new survey on public awareness of long COVID by ‘Resolve to Save Lives” showed that among the 40% of Americans who were not vaccinated,...

Are UN’s Sustainable Development Goals in the Doldrums Due to the Corona Virus?

A Somali resident sells meat at a market in Hudur, where food shortages continue to cause suffering. Meanwhile, between 720 and 811 million people in the world faced hunger in 2020 – some 161 million more than for 2019 – the UN Secretary-General said July 12; “new, tragic data”, which indicates the world is “tremendously off track” to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by...

When Branded as a Born Criminal: The Plight of India’s De-Notified Tribes

A girl from the Nat community performing – Credit: Department for Social Justice By Mariya SalimNEW DELHI, India, Jul 30 2021 – Branded as being born ‘criminal’ 150 years ago under British colonial rule, De-Notified Tribes (DNTs) continue to bear the brunt of the various laws that stigmatised them since 1871. Dakxin Chhara, the award-winning filmmaker and DNT activist, shared how the...

Civil Society Leading Covid-19 Mask Campaign in South Asia – Podcast

Civil society leading Covid-19 mask campaign in South Asia By Marty LoganKATHMANDU, Jul 30 2021 – Footage of flames engulfing bodies at makeshift funeral pyres and stories of people dying in cars as drivers desperately raced from hospital to hospital seeking a bed. These scenes marked the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in India just months ago. Nepal was similarly walloped: staff turned...

Dickey's Barbecue Pit Expands to Pakistan

Dallas, Texas, July 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Lahore, Pakistan is open. The Texas Style barbecue restaurant features Short Ribs, Lamb Shank and Beef Sausages. Representatives Azam Bhatti and Mazhar Zaidi from the A.J. Corporation inked their master franchise agreement with Dickey's Barbecue Pit to develop Pakistan's first American–based barbecue...

Kenya’s Huge Railway Project Is Causing Environmental Damage. Here’s How

View of Standard Gauge Railway, at Mlolongo from Nairobi National Park, Kenya. Credit: Backrop Ke / Flickr By External SourceNAIROBI, Jul 29 2021 – Kenya is constructing a railway line that connects the coastal port of Mombasa and the interior of the country. It is expected to terminate at Malaba, a town on the border with Uganda, and link up with other railways that are being built in East...

Revamped UN System Crucial for a Changing World

By Trevor PageLETHBRIDGE, Canada, Jul 29 2021 – From an international humanitarian perspective, the first half of 2021 has been disappointing. We’re no further ahead in ending the conflict in Syria and Yemen. From the fledgling democracy that it had become, Myanmar has descended into what most of its people had hoped was a bygone era of military rule. And in Ethiopia, where its Prime Minister,...