* Varian Medical Systems acquired majority stake in MeVis Medical Solutions AG
TEL AVIV/NEW YORK, April 21 - Generic drugmaker Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. said on Tuesday that it had proposed buying rival Mylan for $82.00 per share in a mix of stock and cash.
Indian shares fell for a fifth straight session and closed at their lowest in nearly four weeks as Sun Pharmaceutical Industries plunged after Japan's Daiichi Sankyo's $3.6 billon share sale in the company. The benchmark BSE index fell 0.75 percent and the broader NSE index dropped 0.83 percent.
TOKYO, April 21 - A panel of Japanese lawmakers has calculated the country's medical and nursing care costs will rise 4 trillion yen ($33.50 billion) over the next five years, people involved in the process said on Tuesday, highlighting the strains placed on public finances by a fast-ageing population.
TEL AVIV, April 21 - Shares in generic drugmakers Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and Mylan jumped in pre-market trade in New York on a report from Bloomberg that Teva could make a public unsolicited offer for Mylan as soon as Tuesday.
BENGALURU - Wipro Ltd, India's third-biggest software services exporter, has appointed the son of billionaire founder Azim Premji to its board, in a long awaited promotion that moves the chairman's heir apparent closer to the top spot.