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CDMA Development Group
CDMA2000 Operators in India Break New Record in Subscriber Growth
NEW DELHI, India, Sept. 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The CDMA Development Group (CDG) (www.cdg.org) today announced that CDMA2000(r) operators in India have added an unprecedented 1.77 million net subscribers for the month of August. This brings the total number of CDMA wireless subscribers in India to 36.7 million; CDMA2000 accounts for nearly 30 percent of the total wireless subscriber base in the country. Tata Teleservices and Reliance Telecom continue to be the big players with a combined 34.5 million subscribers.
Seeger Weiss LLP
Missouri Jury Returns $4.5 Million Verdict in Nuisance Suit Against Premium Standard Farms and ContiGroup
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 25, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- A state court jury sitting in Jackson County, Missouri returned a $4.5 million combined verdict late Friday night against industrial hog producers Premium Standard Farms, Inc. (Nasdaq:PORK) and ContiGroup Companies, Inc. in favor of six neighbors of the defendants' vast farm operations in northern Missouri. The three-week trial was considered to be a bellwether for the remaining 54 claimants who jointly filed a mass action against the two related defendants in 2002, and whose claims remain to be resolved.
Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc.
Morten Arntzen to Present at The Jefferies Annual Shipping Conference
NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. (NYSE:OSG), a market leader in providing energy transportation services, today announced that Morten Arntzen, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Jefferies 3rd Annual Shipping Conference at 1:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, September 27, 2006. The conference will be held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, 80 Columbus Circle in New York City, New York.