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MRS OIL Nigeria Plc (MRS.ng) 2010 Annual Report

first_imgMRS OIL Nigeria Plc (MRS.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Energy sector has released it’s 2010 annual report.For more information about MRS OIL Nigeria Plc (MRS.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the MRS OIL Nigeria Plc (MRS.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: MRS OIL Nigeria Plc (MRS.ng)  2010 annual report.Company Profile>MRS Oil Nigeria Plc markets and distributes a range of refined petroleum products and lubricants in Nigeria for the automotive, industrial and aviation sectors. Fuel products include petroleum motor spirit, automotive gas oil, dual purpose kerosene, aviation kerosene, low-pour fuel oil. The company also sells a range of high-quality lubricants for petrol and diesel engines as well as greases which are manufactured and distributed out of a state-of-the-art proprietary blending facility located at Apapa. The Aviation division sells aviation turbine kerosene. MRS Oil Nigeria Plc operates through 138 company-owned retail outlets and about 255 third-party-owned outlets. Formerly known as Chevron Oil Nigeria Plc, the company changed its name to MRS Oil Nigeria in 2009. MRS Oil Nigeria Plc is a subsidiary of MRS Africa Holdings Limited. The company’s head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. MRS Oil Nigeria Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

Longhorn Publishers Limited (LKL.ke) HY2014 Interim Report

first_imgLonghorn Publishers Plc (LKL.ke) listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange under the Retail sector has released it’s 2014 interim results for the half year.For more information about Longhorn Publishers Plc (LKL.ke) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Longhorn Publishers Plc (LKL.ke) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Longhorn Publishers Plc (LKL.ke)  2014 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileLonghorn Publishers Plc publishes and sells educational and general books and distributes them through retail and ecommerce channels to customers in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi and Rwanda. Formerly known as Longhorn Kenya Limited, the company changed its name to Longhorn Publishers Limited in 2014. The company publishes reading material for all levels of education under five main brands; eLearning material, educational text books, fiction and nonfiction books and material for tertiary colleges and universities. Longhorn Publishers acquired the intellectual property of Sasa Sema Publications Limited and provides reference books, creative works, biographies and general knowledge books in either print or non-print (electronic) format. Longhorn Publishers is the only publisher with full approval by the Ministry of Education in Kenya and mandated to supply text books for 12 key subjects for secondary and primary schools. Longhorn eBooks store is a digital platform created by the publishing house and the largest eBook library in the Africa sub-region. The company head office is in Nairobi, Kenya. Longhorn Publishers Plc is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchangelast_img read more

Stock market crash part 2: why I don’t think it’s too early to start preparing

first_imgSimply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Stock market crash part 2: why I don’t think it’s too early to start preparing Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Peter Stephens | Sunday, 13th December, 2020 Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Image source: Getty Images. Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. See all posts by Peter Stephens Despite improving investor sentiment since the 2020 stock market crash, the near-term prospects for many companies continue to be uncertain.Risks such as political challenges in Europe and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic could cause investor sentiment to come under pressure.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Furthermore, the stock market has always experienced downturns following its gains. As such, now could be the right time to start planning for a market decline.You can do this by holding on to some cash and identify potential buying opportunities that may become more attractively priced in the coming months.The potential for a second stock market crashThis year’s stock market crash was caused by the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the world economy’s outlook. Although investors may be feeling more optimistic about the economy’s prospects, a number of threats could hold back its performance in the near term.For example, Brexit may mean investors are more risk averse due to such an unprecedented event unfolding.Furthermore, factors such as weak consumer confidence and a lack of investment from businesses that have struggled this year could mean that economic growth remains disappointing in the near term.Another stock market crash is also likely to be experienced at some point in future because the track record of the stock market shows that it doesn’t experience perpetual growth.Ultimately, an event is likely to take place that causes investor sentiment to weaken in response to the prospect of more challenging operating conditions for a range of businesses. Therefore, planning for such an occurrence in advance could allow an investor to take advantage of it.Preparing for a market downturnClearly, it’s extremely difficult to know when a stock market crash will occur. However, taking steps such as holding additional cash could be a sound move. This may enable an investor to react more quickly and decisively to temporary market declines that can rapidly be reversed.Cash savings may offer disappointing returns at the present time due to low interest rates. However, buying undervalued stocks in a market decline may mean superior long-term growth for patient investors.Preparing for a market downturn may also involve assessing future buying opportunities. This may mean creating a watchlist of suitable companies. Those that have solid financial positions and wide economic moats.Waiting for their share prices to fall in a stock market crash can require a large amount of patience and discipline. However, it can be worth it if an investor is able to buy high-quality companies at low prices.Certainly, planning for a stock market crash may mean there’s an opportunity in the short run as share prices could move higher.However, it could be a sound strategy to use over the long run, as market cycles are likely to remain in place in the coming years. Enter Your Email Addresslast_img read more

The IMB share price is growing strongly. Here’s what I’d do now

first_imgSimply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Enter Your Email Address Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Tobacco is out of fashion, and Imperial Brands (LSE: IMB) shareholders have suffered of late. Over the past five years, the IMB share price is down more than 50%. Imperial Brands dipped a bit during the early days of the pandemic. But it’s hard to tell whether that’s got anything to do with Covid-19, or is just a continuation of the longer-term slide.But it’s starting to look like things are picking up again. So far in 2021, IMB shares are up 8%. And over the past 12 months, we’re looking at an 18% gain. So what does Imperial Brands have going for it?5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Well, profits, for one thing. Earnings fell a little in 2020, but the trend over the past decade has been upwards. Smoking is becoming increasingly unacceptable in developed Western countries. But in large parts of the world, it’s still big business. Premium brands are increasingly popular too, and that means bigger profit margins. Alternative tobacco products, like that vaping thing that’s catching on, are growing too.Big dividend yieldsAnd then there are dividends. The 2020 payment was rebased from the trend of the previous few years. But with the IMB share price so depressed, it still provided a yield of 10%. What’s more, it was covered 1.8 times by earnings, which suggests it should be sustainable.Imperial brands enjoys healthy cash flow too. For the year to 30 September 2020, the company reported an underlying conversion rate of 107%. There is a downside to the cash situation, though, and that’s debt. Adjusted net debt reduced by around £1bn, but still stood at £11.1bn at year-end. While I like dividends, I increasingly prefer to see a company prioritising debt reduction ahead of them. I’d hope to see more of that in the coming years.On the current IMB share price, we’re looking at a P/E multiple of only a little over six, based on adjusted earnings. I think that looks seriously cheap. The long-term FTSE 100 average stands at more than twice that. So what are the downsides?Threats to the IMB share priceFor one thing, regulatory threats are always hanging over the industry. That’s especially true in the USA, where there’s a whole litigation industry ready to jump on any opportunity. The same is true in other Western nations, though perhaps posing a less immediate threat. I’d expect any regulatory move to have at least a short-term effect on the IMB share price.The obvious wider risk is the growing pariah status of tobacco, and I don’t see a change in that coming any time soon. I see two big questions. Firstly, how long will demand for actual cigarettes continue? In the developing world with its increasing wealth, I suspect for some time yet. And will alternative tobacco products grow strongly enough to compensate for slowing cigarette sales in developed nations? Of that, I’m more uncertain.So does the current IMB share price attract me and will I buy? For ethical reasons, no. But apart from that, I’d be jumping on it and counting my potential years of fat dividends. First-half results are due on 18 May. Alan Oscroft has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has recommended Imperial Brands. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Get the full details on this £5 stock now – while your report is free. See all posts by Alan Oscroftcenter_img Are you on the lookout for UK growth stocks?If so, get this FREE no-strings report now.While it’s available: you’ll discover what we think is a top growth stock for the decade ahead.And the performance of this company really is stunning.In 2019, it returned £150million to shareholders through buybacks and dividends.We believe its financial position is about as solid as anything we’ve seen.Since 2016, annual revenues increased 31%In March 2020, one of its senior directors LOADED UP on 25,000 shares – a position worth £90,259Operating cash flow is up 47%. (Even its operating margins are rising every year!)Quite simply, we believe it’s a fantastic Foolish growth pick.What’s more, it deserves your attention today.So please don’t wait another moment. The IMB share price is growing strongly. Here’s what I’d do now Alan Oscroft | Wednesday, 12th May, 2021 | More on: IMB Image source: Getty Images I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. FREE REPORT: Why this £5 stock could be set to surgelast_img read more

Urban Beat / WY-TO architects

first_imgArchDaily Urban Beat / WY-TO architectsSave this projectSaveUrban Beat / WY-TO architectsSave this picture!© Svend AndersenHouses, Extension•Montreuil, France photographs:  Svend AndersenPhotographs:  Svend Andersen Area:  80 m² Area:  80 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Contractors: ARB Agencement Rénovation Belghali Houses Save this picture!© Svend AndersenText description provided by the architects. The main idea of this project is to extend the area of the family home. Indeed, the client has inherited the house from her grandfather and prefers remaining living inside to keep alive the memories of the family. The History continues with the next generations now inhabiting the house.  Save this picture!SectionRecommended ProductsWindowsSolarluxSliding Window – CeroWindowsRodecaAluminium WindowsWoodEGGERLaminatesWoodTechnowoodPergola SystemsFollowing the current trends in France as well as the Parisian Exhibition “Roof on Roof” in 2015, the process of adding a new floor to an existing structure is certainly contrasting with the Tabula Rasa. Indeed, it becomes a tool for contemporary urban densification while being deeply rooted in the past. It is certainly a respectful but also sustainable approach that WY-TO is developing here as well as other similar projects.  Save this picture!© Svend AndersenIt has been decided to erect the vertical extension using a wooden structure due its specificities: lightweight, easy and fast to assemble, clean construction site as well as environmental-friendly. It appeared to be the ideal response to the existing dense context! In parallel to that, the clients could stay within the house during the whole duration of the construction. Save this picture!DiagramThe extension has a simple but expressive shape. Two blocks of different sizes are covered with wooden cladding, each using a different essence: poplar and pine. This abstract graphic composition resembles an Urban Beat that echoes in a respectful dialog the proportions of the immediate neighbors. From outside, the simplicity and sobriety of the facade unravels itself inside as rich and subtle.Save this picture!© Svend AndersenIndeed, this height variation permits natural light to penetrate in the bedrooms through openings in the ceiling. Also, the double-volumed staircore at the heart of the house is bathed with light due to generous windows. All those systems represent perfectly the exploration of various sources of natural light and views according to the orientation of the spaces and their immediate surroundings. For instance, the wooden cladding becomes louvers where needed to allow light to enter in the space while preserving intimacy when facing the street. Save this picture!© Svend AndersenProject gallerySee allShow lessThe Orange Extension / ShroffleonSelected ProjectsUK and Wolfgang Buttress Win “Best Pavilion” at Milan Expo 2015Architecture News Share Urban Beat / WY-TO architects Photographs Year:  2015 Structural Engineer: ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/775883/urban-beat-wy-to-architects Clipboardcenter_img Architects: WY-TO architects Area Area of this architecture project “COPY” PLUS CONCEPT ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/775883/urban-beat-wy-to-architects Clipboard + 19 Share 2015 “COPY” France Projects CopyCost Estimate:150,000 euros (before VAT)City:MontreuilCountry:FranceMore SpecsLess Specs Year:  CopyAbout this officeWY-TO architectsOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesRefurbishmentExtensionMontreuilFrancePublished on October 30, 2015Cite: “Urban Beat / WY-TO architects” 30 Oct 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogLouvers / ShuttersTechnowoodSunshade SystemsCompositesMitrexPhotovoltaic Solar Cladding – BIPV CladdingMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Alloy: Nordic BronzeBathroomsGeberitBathroom Series – ONESkylightsLAMILUXGlass Skylight F100 CircularMetal PanelsTrimoQbiss One in Equinix Data CentreSignage / Display SystemsGoppionDisplay Case – Q-ClassAluminium CompositesAmerican MetalcraftAluminum Panels – Decorative Fencing for BridgesPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesULMA Architectural SolutionsWater Facade PanelDoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile Concealed Sliding Door | MareaWall / Ceiling LightsiGuzziniExterior Light – WalkyWoodPlycoWood Boards – Birch LaserplyMore products »Read commentsSave世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img read more

Fundraising product round-up for July 2018

first_img— Marmite (@marmite) July 2, 2018Marmite & StonewallMarmite is donating proceeds from the sale of every personalised rainbow jar to Stonewall. Until 25 August, 25p from each one will go to the charity. Fundraising product round-up for July 2018 Tagged with: corporate Fundraising ideas I think you are Purrfect ? Keep your jewellery safe in this cute little dish. A donation of 20p from each sale will be donated to RSPCA Llys Nini, an animal charity in Swansea. @official_rspca https://t.co/u432RmsJBJ #rspca #jewellery #cats pic.twitter.com/NYD5xLGBN1— Calendar Club UK (@CalendarClubUK) July 16, 2018Calendar Club & RSPCAA donation of 20p from each sale of these Calendar Club cat-shaped jewellery dishes will be donated to RSPCA Llys Nini, an animal charity in Swansea.  133 total views,  1 views today Help us spread the love. We’re donating part of the sale of every personalised rainbow jar to @Stonewalluk. ????Customise your own here: https://t.co/Ra9xO9btPH pic.twitter.com/ReeFQzKUBc Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis17 Bath based designer @Carl_Godfrey has created these fabulous pins to show support and appreciation for everything NHS, with all proceeds going to charity. Great article about his initiative by @design_week https://t.co/uveZgapXHD Get one here: https://t.co/xGhZKq7If6 #NHS70 pic.twitter.com/EFb3If3ZuR— WEDF (@WEDesignForum) July 16, 2018Designer Carl Godfrey & NHS Charities TogetherBath-based designer Carl Godfrey has created a special pin badge in support of the NHS. The NH-Yes badge is available online for £4.00, from which all proceeds go to NHS Charities Together. The Book People & Save the ChildrenA ten-year-old boy with autism has won a competition to have his story turned into a book, with 35% of sales going to Save the Children. Frasier Cox (main image) from Brighton is winner of the Book People’s second Bedtime Story Competition and one of the youngest published British authors. His winning book, ‘There’s a Boy Just Like Me’, is available to buy exclusively from the Book People site. Frasier’s winning story was selected from more than 1,300 entries into the nationwide competition.Illustrations (C) Alison Brown 2018 from There’s a Boy Just Like Me, published by Little Tiger Press. Here’s a round up of some of the products, from food items, to clothes and books, raising funds for charity.  134 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis17 Jutexpo, Waitrose, Emma Bridgewater & The Prince’s Countryside FundJutexpo has joined forces with Waitrose and designer Emma Bridgewater to create a reusable bag made entirely of recycled plastic bottles, and raising money for The Prince’s Countryside Fund. Each bag is created using the material from seven plastic bottles, in a process that turns the plastic into a durable and practical fabric called rPet fabric, which looks like a jute bag with a wipe clean coating. There are juco style bags, at £5 and pouch bags for £4. 10% of the retail price from the bags goes to The Prince’s Countryside Fund. Melanie May | 20 July 2018 | News The #ghdxLuluGuinness collection is officially available to buy! ?With every purchase from the collection, £10 will be donated to @breastcancernow to help make life-saving research happen ▸ https://t.co/p6Yh3UVkA2 @LuluGuinness @ghd #KissThisCancer pic.twitter.com/L4wc3gvtxI— Breast Cancer Now (@breastcancernow) July 16, 2018ghd, Lulu Guinness & Breast Cancer Nowghd and Lulu Guinness have joined forces to launch a pink limited edition ghd x Lulu Guinness Collection. The collection comprises the ghd gold® styler in a dusty pink shade, and the ghd air® hairdryer complete with matching dusty pink accents. £10 from each sale of the products will be donated to Breast Cancer Now. Claude & Co, & Meningitis Research FoundationThe owner of a new clothing brand Claude & Co has launched an exclusive sweatshirt in memory of her niece who died from meningitis last year, with £5 from the proceeds of each sale being donated to charity Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF). The sweatshirt has the slogan ‘Part of something’ on it. About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.last_img read more

Former Purdue Ag Dean Honored

first_img Facebook Twitter Former Purdue Ag Dean Honored By Gary Truitt – Jun 9, 2015 SHARE Previous articleMonsanto’s Syngenta Takeover Offer would cut Monsanto’s U.S. Tax BillNext article17 Farmers Will be Featured During Indiana State Fair “Year of the Farmer” Gary Truitt Victor “Vic” Lechtenberg (left) receives the Order of the Griffin from Purdue President Mitch DanielsPurdue University and West Lafayette celebrated a master bridge builder, Victor “Vic” Lechtenberg, whose service to Indiana and beyond spanned more than four decades. Lechtenberg, who has held more leadership positions at Purdue than perhaps anyone else, officially retired on March 1. “Vic has been a great scholar and also a dynamic problem solver who has operated quietly, often out of the limelight, to make Purdue an engine for Indiana’s economic development,” said Purdue President Mitch Daniels.The university celebrated Lechtenberg during a private event where he received the Order of the Griffin, one of Purdue’s highest honors, which is presented to individuals whose commitment and service to the university go well beyond the call of duty and whose strength and vision have greatly benefited the institution.The city of West Lafayette, in recognition of his contributions, also proclaimed June 8 as “Vic Lechtenberg Day.”Lechtenberg began his career as a professor of agronomy and served as dean of agriculture (1993-2004) and vice provost for engagement (2004-11). He also was the person to whom the university turned twice to fill vacancies on an interim basis while searches were underway for provost and vice president for government relations. In his parting role at Purdue, he was director of the Center for Purdue Regional Development and special assistant to the president.“Lechtenberg served under six Purdue presidents and knows the university and the state of Indiana better than almost anyone,” said university trustee John Hardin. “I would be hard-pressed to find any Indiana leader more respected and appreciated than he is.”In recognition, Lechtenberg received the Indiana Economic Development Corporation’s 2009 Accelerate Indiana Award. He was recognized as the IEDC’s best resource for connecting the worlds of higher education and business. At Purdue, Lechtenberg received the inaugural Morrill Award recognizing his career achievements.Lechtenberg grew up on a general livestock farm in Butte, Nebraska, and he earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska in 1967 and his doctorate from Purdue in 1971. He never left. The future dean joined the Purdue faculty as crop science professor, focusing his research on forage and biomass crops.From 1982 to 1993, Lechtenberg served as associate director of agricultural research programs and as executive associate dean. That job entailed serving as liaison between agricultural researchers and funding sources, as well as reviewing research proposals from academic departments.As dean of Purdue Agriculture, Lechtenberg administered the Purdue Cooperative Extension Service, which has a presence in all of the state’s 92 counties, and Office of Academic Programs, Office of Agricultural Research Programs and International Programs in Agriculture. Purdue Cooperative Extension includes the 4-H Youth Development program, which reaches more than 200,000 young people annually in Indiana.During his time at Purdue, Lechtenberg helped communities around the state develop technology parks and promote the growth of high-paying jobs. He also advanced initiatives such as the Technical Assistance Program.In 2005 he founded, and later he led, the Purdue Center for Regional Development, which connects the interests within the sprawling web of regional economies that can often spread haphazardly, regardless of boundaries found on a map.The center also sometimes develops and leads grant-funded initiatives. In 2007, for example, the center led a $15 million U.S. Department of Labor grant given to a 14-county area that included Tippecanoe County. The program provided 21st century job training to more than 16,000 workers. More than 3,600 were placed in new jobs in fields that employ science, technology, engineering or math.Other programs supervised by Lechtenberg during his time at the university included the Office for Continuing Education and Conferences; Opportunity for Indiana, a statewide initiative to fight brain drain; and Science Bound, which assists Indianapolis Public Schools students in preparing for a science-related degree at Purdue..S. Department of Agriculture’s national Agricultural Research, Extension, Education and Economics Advisory Board from 1996 to 2002. In that capacity, he provided written testimony on biosecurity for the U.S. Senate. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Agronomy and the Crop Science Society of America. He is a past president of the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology, an organization of 30 scientific societies and associations relating to agriculture. Lechtenberg is a member of several academic, professional and scholarly societies and has written nearly 150 technical papers, approximately 50 abstracts and six chapters in books.Lechtenberg served as chair of the U Home Indiana Agriculture News Former Purdue Ag Dean Honored SHARE Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

AP-NORC Poll: Americans open to Biden’s approach to crises

first_img WASHINGTON (AP) — Two weeks into a new administration, a majority of Americans say they have at least some confidence in President Joe Biden and his ability to manage the myriad crises facing the nation, including the raging coronavirus pandemic. Overall, 61% approve of Biden’s handling of his job in his first days in office, according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Though the bulk of Biden’s support is from fellow Democrats, about a quarter of Republicans say they approve of his early days in office. Even at a moment of deep national divisions, those numbers suggest Biden, as with most of his recent predecessors, may enjoy something of a honeymoon period. Nearly all modern presidents have had approval ratings averaging 55% or higher over their first three months in office, according to Gallup polling. There was one exception: Donald Trump, whose approval rating never surpassed 50% in Gallup polls, even at the start of his presidency. Biden’s standing with the public will quickly face significant tests. He inherited from Trump a pandemic spiraling out of control, a sluggish rollout of crucial vaccines, deep economic uncertainty and the jarring fallout of the Jan. 6 riot on Capitol Hill. It’s a historic confluence of crises that historians have compared to what faced Abraham Lincoln on the eve of the Civil War or Franklin Delano Roosevelt in the depths of the Great Depression. Biden’s advisers know that the new president will be quickly judged by Americans on his handling of the pandemic, which has killed more than 450,000 people in the U.S. He’s urgently pressing Congress to pass a $1.9 trillion relief package that would include funds for vaccine distribution, school reopening and state and local governments buckling under the strain of the pandemic. “We have to go big, not small,” Biden told House Democrats on Tuesday. He’s signaled that he’s open to trimming his $1.9 trillion proposal but not as far as some Republicans are hoping. A group of GOP senators has put forward their own $618 billion package. About three-quarters of Americans say they have at least some confidence in Biden’s ability to handle the pandemic, while about a quarter have hardly any. Still, that confidence is measured — no more than about 4 in 10 say they have “a great deal” of trust in Biden to handle any issue asked about in the poll. From the start, Biden has sought to differentiate his approach to the pandemic, and governing as a whole, from Trump’s. He’s empowered public health officials and other experts, putting them at the forefront of briefings on COVID-19 and other policy issues, unlike the former president, who often clashed with members of his coronavirus task force. According to the AP-NORC survey, about 8 in 10 have at least some trust in Biden to incorporate the advice of experts and advisers into his decision-making. Roughly three-quarters have a great deal or some confidence in Biden’s ability to effectively manage the White House. A December AP-NORC poll showed that Americans identified the pandemic and the economy as their top priorities for the U.S. government in 2021. The two issues are directly linked, with the pandemic battering businesses across the country and creating economic uncertainty as states and cities grapple with public health restrictions. About two-thirds of Americans say they have at least some confidence in Biden’s ability to handle the economy and jobs. That’s similar to his ratings from the public on his approach to health care, race relations and climate change. In his first two weeks in office, Biden has signed a blizzard of executive orders on those policy priorities and others, largely aimed at undoing actions of the Trump administration. Among them: rejoining the Paris climate accord, pausing new oil and gas leases on public lands and reversing a Trump-era travel ban on people from several majority-Muslim countries. But executive actions are inherently limited in scope, and Biden needs Congress to step in to help him pass the more sweeping aspects of his agenda. He has the narrowest of Democratic majorities in both the House and the Senate, meaning he’ll either need some Republican support for his agenda or have to push through rule changes that would allow legislation to pass with fewer votes. Just 20% of Americans say they have a great deal of confidence in Biden’s ability to work with Republicans in Congress, though another 45% say they are somewhat confident. Tom Tierney, 65, of Richland, Washington, voted for Biden in November and said he’s skeptical about Republicans’ willingness to work with the new president. He urged Biden to not waste time if GOP leaders are holding up his agenda. “I think that Biden’s going to have to eventually play hardball and say, you know what, you guys don’t really want to compromise,” said Tierney, who described himself as a moderate independent. Biden was already facing enormous headwinds after winning the election, but the crises facing the country escalated after the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol. The insurrection revealed the extent to which Trump’s false attacks on the integrity of the election had resonated with his supporters and the threat that posed to the nation’s democratic institutions. In his inaugural address, Biden noted both the durability and the fragility of American democracy, a particularly pointed message given that he was speaking from the same Capitol steps that had been overrun by the pro-Trump mob just two weeks earlier. A majority of Americans — 70% — say they think Biden respects the country’s democratic institutions. Miguel Castillo, 39, of Columbus, Georgia, voted for Trump in 2020 and hasn’t been impressed with Biden’s opening moves. Yet he said he’s hopeful for the sake of the country that the new president succeeds. “Whatever he does, it affects all of us as Americans,” Castillo said. “I hope that his presidency is a good presidency. I don’t wish him to fail. I honestly do not. ” ——— The AP-NORC poll of 1,055 adults was conducted Jan. 28-Feb. 1 using a sample drawn from NORC’s probability-based AmeriSpeak Panel, which is designed to be representative of the U.S. population. The margin of sampling error for all respondents is plus or minus 3.8 percentage points. ——— Online: AP-NORC Center: http://www.apnorc.org/. Local NewsUS News Facebook WhatsApp Twitter Facebook WhatsApp Previous articleToshiba’s New Algorithms Quickly Deliver Highly Accurate Solutions to Complex ProblemsNext articletZERO Announces Partnership with Tokensoft Transfer Agent to Trade Digital Securities Digital AIM Web Supportcenter_img TAGS  By Digital AIM Web Support – February 4, 2021 Pinterest Twitter AP-NORC Poll: Americans open to Biden’s approach to crises Pinterestlast_img read more

Pharmacy Times® Welcomes 5 New Partners to Strategic Alliance Partnership Program

first_img Facebook Twitter CRANBURY, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 4, 2021– Pharmacy Times ®, the leading multimedia resource for pharmacy professionals, continues to expand its Strategic Alliance Partnership (SAP) program by welcoming 5 new partners. “Adding these premier oncology and health system organizations to our Strategic Alliance Partnership (SAP) program is an exciting development, as it will help to educate and inform the pharmacy community of the work they do,” said Gil Hernandez, vice president of Pharmacy & Healthcare Communications, LLC, publisher of Pharmacy Times ®. “We look forward to collaborating with them to advance cancer care in the local communities they serve through research, education and awareness across Pharmacy Times ® and MJH Life Sciences™ multidimensional media platforms.” The new partners are:Carolina Blood and Cancer Care AssociatesEMO HealthOneOncologySanta Rosa Westover Hills CHRISTUS HealthSeattle Cancer Care Alliance The Pharmacy Times ® SAP program is a community of advocacy groups and medical associations and institutions with national reach and visibility. It utilizes the breadth of the MJH Life Sciences™ pharmacy communications platform to showcase cutting edge initiatives, content, research and thought leadership. The SAP program fosters collaboration and an open exchange of information among trusted peers for the benefit of patients and their families. As part of this joint effort, Pharmacy Times ® works with the partners to inform and educate pharmacists in its Directions in Oncology Pharmacy ® and Directions in Health Systems ™ publications. For more information about the Pharmacy Times ® SAP program, click here. About Pharmacy Times ® Pharmacy Times ® is the industry-leading multimedia pharmacy network of community, health system, oncology and specialty pharmacy platforms, providing practical clinical and professional information pharmacists can use in their everyday practices when counseling patients and interacting with other health care providers. Each issue and the website contain articles and features covering industry trends, drug interactions, patient education, disease state management, patient counseling, product news, pharmacy law and more. Additionally, Pharmacy Times Continuing Education ™ is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Pharmacy Times ® is a brand of MJH Life Sciences ™, the largest privately held, independent, full-service medical media company in North America dedicated to delivering trusted health care news across multiple channels. View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210204005713/en/ CONTACT: Pharmacy Times® Media Contact Alexandra Ventura, 609-716-7777 [email protected] KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA NEW JERSEY INDUSTRY KEYWORD: SCIENCE OTHER SCIENCE RESEARCH PHARMACEUTICAL NURSING ONCOLOGY HEALTH OTHER HEALTH SOURCE: Pharmacy Times® Copyright Business Wire 2021. PUB: 02/04/2021 09:42 AM/DISC: 02/04/2021 09:42 AM http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210204005713/en Pinterest Local NewsBusiness WhatsApp Pinterest Previous articleUnited Kingdom Social Care Markets Service with Digital Archive – ResearchAndMarkets.comNext articleCOVID-19 Impact and Recovery Analysis | Dust Control Systems Market Procurement Intelligence Report Forecasts Spend Growth of over USD 4.57 billion Digital AIM Web Supportcenter_img Twitter Facebook By Digital AIM Web Support – February 4, 2021 TAGS  Pharmacy Times® Welcomes 5 New Partners to Strategic Alliance Partnership Program WhatsApplast_img read more

[TN Custodial Deaths]: Madras HC Orders To Preserve Clue Materials From Sathankulam PS, Leaves Transfer Of Investigation To CBI At Behest Of State [Read Order]

first_imgNews Updates[TN Custodial Deaths]: Madras HC Orders To Preserve Clue Materials From Sathankulam PS, Leaves Transfer Of Investigation To CBI At Behest Of State [Read Order] Mehal Jain29 Jun 2020 5:35 AMShare This – xIn connection with the infamous custodial death case of a father-son duo, the Madras High Court on Monday directed the District Collector, Tuticorin, to depute Revenue Officers to the Sathankulam Police Station, for the purpose of preserving the clue materials.The Division Bench at the Madurai Seat of the High Court was motivated to take this action when the Principal District Judge,…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginIn connection with the infamous custodial death case of a father-son duo, the Madras High Court on Monday directed the District Collector, Tuticorin, to depute Revenue Officers to the Sathankulam Police Station, for the purpose of preserving the clue materials.The Division Bench at the Madurai Seat of the High Court was motivated to take this action when the Principal District Judge, Tuticorin, who is closely monitoring the case, informed that the police personnel in the Sathankulam Police Station are not cooperating with the Judicial Magistrate No.I, Kovilpatti, in conducting the enquiry under Section 176(1) (1-A), Cr.P.C., for collecting clue materials. “In this regard, we also direct the Assistant Director of Mobile Forensic Science Laboratory, Tuticorin, to immediately go to the Sathankulam Police Station, to collect the clue materials and assist the learned Judicial Magistrate No.I, Kovilpatti. If necessary, a team of forensic science experts from the Regional Forensic Science Laboratory, Tirunelveli, may also be requisitioned”, ordered the bench.The Madras High Court on Monday was also informed that the State Government is intending to transfer the investigation of the Sathankulam case to the Central Bureau of Investigation, after getting formal nod of the Court in regard thereto, inasmuch as, the Court has taken up the matter suo motu and is closely monitoring it.”Though we appreciate the deference shown to this Court by the State Government, we make it clear that, to transfer or not to transfer the case to the C.B.I., is the policy decision of the State Government and such a transfer is governed by the provisions of the Delhi Special Police Establishment Act, 1946″, said the division bench.However, the bench noted that since there are certain procedural formalities for effecting transfer of the case in the event of the State Government issuing necessary Government Order, which may consume a reasonable time, the court issued the following directions, on the premise that the case is likely to be transferred to the C.B.I.:i.The Registrar (Judicial), Madurai Bench of Madras High Court, shall take a photocopy of the preliminary post-mortem certificates and certify them and keep them in safe custody and send the original post-mortem certificates in a sealed cover to the learned Chief Judicial Magistrate, Tuticorin, who, in turn, shall hand over the same to the Investigating Officer of the C.B.I. The post-mortem doctors are awaiting the Chemical Analysis, Histopathological examination and Microbiological examination reports. Only upon receipt of those reports, can the final opinion be given. Therefore, the Dean, Tirunelveli Medical College, shall send the final opinion, to the learned Chief Judicial Magistrate, Tuticorin, who, in turn, shall hand over the same to the Investigating Officer of the C.B.I. A copy of the final opinion shall also be sent to this Court in a sealed cover. The Director, Tamil Nadu Forensic Sciences Laboratory, Chennai, is directed to give top priority to the examination of the materials sent by the post-mortem doctors, so that they can give their final opinion at the earliest.ii.The learned Judicial Magistrate No.I, Kovilpatti, shall send a copy of his report to this Court in a sealed cover and keep the original report with him in safe custody and hand over the same to the Investigating Officer of the C.B.I.iii.The Deputy Superintendent of Police, Kovilpatti Range, shall hand over the Case Diaries in Kovilpatti East P.S. Cr. Nos.649 and 650 of 2020, to the Chief Judicial Magistrate, Tuticorin, for safe custody, who, in turn, shall hand over the same to the Investigating Officer of the C.B.I.iv.Though the accused in Sathankulam P.S.Cr. No.312 of 2020, viz., Jayaraj and Bennicks, are no more, the Superintendent of Police, Tuticorin District, shall hand over the Case Diary and other related records in Sathankulam P.S. Cr. No.312 of 2020 to the Chief Judicial Magistrate, Tuticorin, who, in turn, shall hand over the same to the Investigating Officer of the C.B.I., as those records will aid the C.B.I. Investigation.Finally, coming to the suggestion put forth by this Court in the order of June 24 qua addressing the psychological needs of the policemen and their family members, the bench noted that the State Government had already launched a scheme called “Police Wellbeing Programme” in collaboration with NIMHANS, Bangalore,and has allocated a sum of Rs.10 crores towards that scheme. The bench required the Additional Advocate General to ascertain as to whether the said programme is being continued or not and apprise us of it.Click Here To Download Order[Read Order] Subscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Storylast_img read more