69 killed in massive fire mishap in Bangladesh capital Dhaka

The fire broke out at a chemical warehouse on the ground floor of a four-storey building named Hazi Wahed Mansion behind a mosque in Old Dhaka’s Chawkbazaar area and the flames then quickly spread through four other buildings nearby, including a community centre, fire officials said. Continue Reading

Transatlantic trade war in the offing as US, EU clash

The news comes after aircraft manufacturer Airbus’s announcement about stopping sales of world’s largest airliner the A380 has reignited the transatlantic trade row over mutual claims of illegal aircraft subsidies, state reports. Continue Reading

Amazon to ‘continue growing’ despite NY debacle

Amazon had announced that the New York neighbourhood of Long Island City will be one of two locations it selected last year after a long search for a second headquarters or in Amazon’s terms “HQ2”. Continue Reading

Oil exporters yet to recover from 2014 price shock: IMF

“Unfortunately, the region has yet to fully recover from the global financial crisis and other big economic dislocations over the past decade,” managing director, IMF, Christine Lagarde said. Continue Reading

Brexit re-negotiations: British PM May gets frosty welcome in Brussels

Brussels: British Prime Minister Theresa May reopened talks with the European Union leaders on the Brexit agreement today and was bracing for a clash with senior EU officials during a day of divorce negotiations. May was welcomed by European Commission… Continue Reading