Pfizer gets Wyeth's $1.72M sewer bill; India to pay for tips on counterfeits;

> Indian officials says they will pay whistleblowers for information on counterfeit drugs. Blog Post

> Strides Arcolab will buy the Indian branded generic business of Bafna Pharmaceuticals for Rs. 481 million, or nearly $8 million. Release (PDF)

> Two stock exchanges in India have given their initial approval to the $3.2 billion buyout of Ranbaxy Laboratories by Sun Pharmaceutical. Report

> Indoco Remedies reported today that the U.S. FDA had approved two of its facilities in India, one for solid dose products and one for sterile products. Report

> U.K.-based Biotec Services, which provides temperature-controlled packaging and distribution services for clinical trials, is doubling its capacity. Report

And Finally... A court has ordered Pfizer ($PFE) to pay $1.72 million in back sewer service payments owed by Wyeth, which Pfizer bought in 2009. Story