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Australian construction material giant Boral acquires Headwaters in US

Australian construction material giant Boral acquires Headwaters in US

Boral, Australia’s construction materials and building products supplying giant, has agreed to acquire US-based Headwaters for $2.6 billion to double its footprint in the US. The acquisition offer from Boral comes down to $24.25 per share which needs approval of the shareholders of the American construction materials supplier besides regulatory approval. It is expected to […]

Volkswagen Diesel Scandal : German auto giant to axe 30,000 jobs by 2020

Volkswagen Diesel Scandal : German auto giant to axe 30,000 jobs by 2020

Volkswagen plans to remove 30,000 jobs worldwide by 2020 in a bid to recover from the damages caused by the dieselgate emissions cheating scandal as reported by a German publication. Negotiations were reportedly carried out by the German automobile company with labour representatives for months together and finally they have agreed on a job cutting […]

Tensions rise in Greece as migrant camp in Chios comes under continuous attack

Tensions rise in Greece as migrant camp in Chios comes under continuous attack

Migrants camping on the Greek Island of Chios were attacked for two consecutive nights by suspected right-wing militants with petrol bombs and stones. The migrant attack happened in Souda where 150 people had to flee for their lives as per BBC report. Around 4,000 migrants and refugees have been camping at the Chios Island. The […]

BBC expands services to 11 new languages including four Indian languages

BBC expands services to 11 new languages including four Indian languages

BBC Worldwide Service announced its biggest expansion of its services in 11 new languages including four Indian languages. Currently, BBC has been offering its services in Hindi, Bengali and Tamil. Now, the broadcasting company is going to launch new services in Telugu, Gujarati, Marathi and Punjabi. It marks the biggest expansion since 1940s and will focus primarily on radio, video […]

Boeing to cut 500 jobs in US to revamp defense and space unit

Boeing to cut 500 jobs in US to revamp defense and space unit

Aircraft manufacturing company Boeing has revealed its plans of cutting around 500 jobs in the US as it embarks on closing a couple of its plans, in a bid to revamp its defense and space unit. The job cutting will be implemented over the next four years. Boeing will be shutting down its plants at […]

Supermoon makes its way across skies all over the world

Supermoon makes its way across skies all over the world

Sky gazers on Monday evening and night were treated to the rare celestial event of the supermoon. At its largest and brightest, the supermoon on November 14, 2016 was a rare occasion of the moon being the closest to the Earth after 68 years, attracting sky gazers from all around the world to witness the […]

Barack Obama concerned about Donald Trump’s presidency

Barack Obama concerned about Donald Trump’s presidency

America’s outgoing President Barack Obama says that he has concerns about Donald Trump presidency and that the latter needs to transform few things of his behavior. In what was the US President’s first press conference following the Presidential Election results, Obama said that certain elements of Donald Trump’s temperament would not serve him well unless […]

Ugly physical fight breaks out between MPs in Ukrainian Parliament

Ugly physical fight breaks out between MPs in Ukrainian Parliament

An ugly brawl between two Ukrainian Members of Parliament today recorded on camera has gone viral on the internet. Apparently, this is not the first time that such a thing has happened with rival politicians in Ukraine as they have been known to assault their rivals physically, no matter where they are. On Monday, it […]

Powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake shakes New Zealand

Powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake shakes New Zealand

A powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake according to the US Geological Survey shook central New Zealand just after Sunday midnight at 11:02 GMT, triggering a tsunami in the northeast coast of the South Island. News about the number of casualties, injuries and property losses are yet to be assessed as reports are still emerging from the […]

SriLankan Airlines expands to 11 new destinations in Asia and Middle East

SriLankan Airlines expands to 11 new destinations in Asia and Middle East

Sri Lanka’s flag carrier SriLankan Airlines has launched 11 new destinations focused on the Assia-Middle East region. The move comes as part of its strategy to consolidate its presence in the region and beyond. SriLankan Airlines will operate direct flights from Colombo to Kolkata, Madurai, Varanasi & Bodh Gaya (all in India), Lahore (Pakistan), Dhaka […]


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