Friday, 18 Sep 2020

Carlyle buys 20% stake in Piramal Pharma businesses

(Reuters) – U.S.-based Carlyle Group Inc has agreed to buy a 20% stake in India’s Piramal Enterprises Ltd’s pharmaceutical businesses for about $490 million, the companies said in a statement on Saturday. The capital increase aims to accelerate Piramal Pharma’s organic and inorganic growth plans, according to the statement. Source: Read Full Article

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Canada officer guilty after ‘street justice’ blinding

An off-duty Toronto police officer has been convicted of assault after blinding a black man in an attack with a metal pipe four years ago. Dafonte Miller, 19, was chased and attacked by officer Michael Theriault and his brother Christian. The brawl ended with Mr Miller badly injured and in handcuffs. The victim, whose injuries […]

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How Vietnam saved a British patient and kept a clean sheet

“If I’d been almost anywhere else on the planet, I’d be dead. They would have flicked the switch after 30 days,” says Stephen Cameron from his hospital bed. The 43-year-old Scottish pilot spent 68 days on a ventilator, thought to be a longer stretch of time than any patient in the UK. He did so […]

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Two rockets fired from Gaza Strip towards Israel: Army

Incident comes a day after warning that annexation of parts of occupied West Bank would amount to ‘declaration of war’. The Israeli military says two rockets have been fired from the besieged Gaza Strip towards Israel amid rising tensions as the government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prepares to announce its first steps in a […]

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