‘Gemsclip’ wins World Summit Awards Bangladesh

  Gemsclip, the fastest growing business-to-business (B2B) ecommerce platform of the country, received the World Summit Awards Bangladesh in the category of Business and Commerce as a local nominee, said a statement. The local nominees from participating countries of the...

The aviation and airlines safety features of Bangladesh are better than those of India, according to an international aviation safety survey. The United Nations' International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) conducted the aviation-safety audit late last year, unveiling the scenario. The report, released today, showed that India’s air safety oversight score is lower than that of Bangladesh as well as Myanmar, Maldives, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal and North Korea in the Asia-Pacific region. The only countries that rank below India are small and little known, such as Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste, Vanuatu and Samoa. In the ICAO survey, India has slipped below its previous ranking of 66 per cent to 57 per cent. Bangladesh outnumbered the global average score on six...

Oil near four-year high

Oil prices on Tuesday were within reach of four-year highs hit in the previous session, as looming US sanctions against Iran and unwillingness by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to raise output supported the market. Brent crude...