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Bangladesh factory fire: Over 100 dead

Over 100 people were killed overnight after a fire engulfed a multi-story garment factory on the outskirts of Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka, officials said on Sunday.

The fire broke out in the ground-f

Fire engulfs factory in Ajmer

A fire broke out today in a factoryand later engulfed four adjacent godowns in Ajmer city of Rajasthan. However, no one was injured in the incident.

The fire broke out in a factory of plastic materia

Japan economy stuttering ahead of China crisis


Japan released yet more worrying figures Friday showing the world's third largest economy was already stuttering before a damaging territorial dispute erupted with its largest trading partner.


Murder case registered against Pakistan fire factory owners


Police in Karachi have registered a murder case against the owners of a garment factory where a fire killed at least 325 people in the country's worst ever industrial disaster, officers said on Thursd

Sensex breaks 18,000 level to hit 6-mth high


The Sensex surpassed 18,000 points for the first time since March 14, on hopes for fiscal reforms after the aviation minister expressed hopes the government would allow foreign direct investment into the sector.

Many dead in Pakistan factory blaze: Fire officer

At least 63 people were killed when a blaze engulfed a garment factory in Pakistan's largest city Karachi, an official said on Wednesday.

"We have recovered 63 bodies, including three found when we r

Industrial output grows at 0.1% in July


Industrial production growth rate slowed to just 0.1 per cent cent in July due to poor show by manufacturing, mining and capital goods sectors, reflecting weak economic activity which may prompt RB

China slowdown biggest risk to Asian growth: Survey


A slowdown in China's economy is perceived as the biggest risk to Asia's economic growth, a survey of regional power brokers released on Wednesday said.

While there were also worries about the weakne

China manufacturing at more than 3-year low: HSBC


China's manufacturing activity fell to its lowest level in more than three years in August as the global economic slowdown continues to weigh on the world's largest exporter, HSBC said on Monday.


China manufacturing hits nine-month low: HSBC


China's manufacturing activity fell to a nine-month low in August as firms struggled with global woes, providing further impetus for Beijing to beef up economic stimulus efforts, HSBC said Thursday.

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