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Pfizer buys out Allergan for $160 bn in mega deal
New York, Nov 24 (IANS) In one of the biggest deals in the medical world, US-based global drug major Pfizer Inc announced acquiring leading Irish pharma firm Allergan plc for a whopping $160 billion.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 1:02:03 AM

Pfizer buys out Allergan for $160 billion
New York, Nov 23 (IANS) US-based Global drug major Pfizer on Monday announced acquiring leading Irish pharma firm Allergan for a whopping $160 billion to create the world's biggest deal in drug business.

Monday, November 23, 2015 11:44:04 PM

Paris firm to co-produce Indian-American director's film
New York, Nov 23 (IANS) A Paris-based video production service along with a Kolkata-based arts and entertainment company will co-produce an Indian-American director's film, a media report said on Monday.

Monday, November 23, 2015 5:38:04 PM

Hiding cigarettes at stores cuts teenagers' smoking risk
New York, Nov 23 (IANS) Keeping tobacco products out of view in convenience stores significantly reduces teenagers' susceptibility to future cigarette use, according to a new study.

Monday, November 23, 2015 4:10:04 PM

US scientists dispute classic theory of sexual orientation
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) Researchers from Washington State University have established a categorical distinction between people who are heterosexual and those who are not.

Monday, November 23, 2015 4:06:03 PM

OPEC daily basket price closes lower
Vienna, Nov 23 (IANS/WAM) The price of the OPEC basket of twelve crudes stood at $38.37 a barrel on Friday, compared to $38.52 on Thursday, the organisation's secretariat said.

Monday, November 23, 2015 3:42:05 PM

Exercise can protect brain against ageing
New York, Nov 23 (IANS) Daily exercise can protect the brain against decline as we age, finds researchers after conducting an animal study.

Monday, November 23, 2015 2:52:04 PM

Kevin Federline faces backlash for slamming Beyonce
Los Angeles, Nov 23 (IANS) Singer Britney Spears's former husband Kevin Federline has received a backlash from social media users after he slammed singer Beyonce Knowles, saying she resorted to botox and plastic surgery for her good looks.

Monday, November 23, 2015 2:48:03 PM

Ageing makes Jolie feel 'settled'
Los Angeles, Nov 23 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie says she is "happy" with getting older as she feels more "settled" in her life.

Monday, November 23, 2015 2:46:04 PM

Meghan Trainor, Charlie Puth get cosy onstage
Los Angeles, Nov 23 (IANS) Singers Meghan Trainor and Charlie Puth seemed to get extra comfortable onstage at the American Music Awards (AMA).

Monday, November 23, 2015 2:46:03 PM

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