03 Jun 2021
Copa America 2021: Maracana stadium to host the final
The iconic Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro is set to host the final of Copa America 2021 on July 10.
09 Apr 2021
Countries worldwide hit new records for coronavirus cases, deaths
Nations around the world set new records on Thursday for COVID-19 deaths and new infections, and the disease surged even in countries that have kept the virus in check.
31 Mar 2021
COVAXIN manufacturing facility fails to meet CGMP standards: Brazilian regulator
The Brazilian health regulator Anvisa denied permission to import Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine COVAXIN into the country after its authorities found that the plant in which the vaccine is being made did not meet the Current Good Manufacturing Practice requirements.
28 Feb 2021
ISRO launches Brazil's Amazonia-1, 18 satellites; first launch of 2021
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Sunday launched the primary satellite Amazonia-1 of Brazil along with 18 co-passenger satellites.
24 Feb 2021
In a first, Brazil twins undergo gender confirmation surgery together
As identical twins - Mayla Rezende and Sofia Albuquerck - did everything hand in hand, and their life-changing decision to undergo a gender confirmation surgery was no exception.
18 Feb 2021
Guidelines issued for international travelers as new coronavirus strains emerge
The Indian government has issued fresh guidelines for all incoming international passengers, in wake of new coronavirus strains surfacing in the country.
16 Feb 2021
South African, Brazilian COVID-19 variants detected in India: Government
Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Director-General Dr. Balram Bhargava on Tuesday said that four COVID-19 cases involving the South African variant of the virus have been detected in India.
30 Jan 2021
A year into pandemic, India's death toll drops to fourth-highest
As India's battle against coronavirus logged one year on Saturday, the nation slipped on the death toll index, going from the third to fourth position.
23 Jan 2021
Brazil President Bolsonaro thanks PM Modi for COVID-19 vaccines
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro invoked Lord Hanuman as he thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for providing two million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to fight the deadly virus in his country, Brazil, one of the worst-hit nations by the pandemic.
21 Jan 2021
Arthritis drug no better than standard care for severe COVID-19
Treating severe COVID-19 patients with the arthritis drug Tocilizumab along with standard care is no better than standard care alone in improving clinical outcomes in 15 days, says the results of a trial.
21 Jan 2021
At 106, woman among earliest vaccine recipients in Brazil
On Wednesday, Zélia de Carvalho Morley, a 106-year old woman, took a COVID-19 shot in Brazil. She is one of the few, old enough to recall an earlier viral pandemic that swept the world a century ago.
15 Jan 2021
UK bans travel from South America over Brazil variant fears
The United Kingdom is banning travel from entire South America and Portugal amid concerns over a new variant of the coronavirus in Brazil, authorities in London announced.
31 Dec 2020
Volkswagen Virtus sedan spied testing in India: Details here
Volkswagen's Virtus sedan, currently sold in South America, has been spotted testing in India. It is unlikely to be launched here, but the company will replace the Vento with a new car based on the MQB platform.
23 Dec 2020
Messi scores 644th goal for Barcelona, breaks Pele's all-time record
Argentine legend Lionel Messi has broken Pele's all-time record for goals scored with a single club by netting his 644th career goal for Barcelona.
19 Dec 2020
Coronavirus vaccine could turn you into 'crocodile': Brazil's President
Jair Bolsonaro, the President of Brazil, who tested positive for coronavirus twice, has given a bizarre statement about vaccines. He suggested that the one developed by Pfizer and BioNTech could turn people into "crocodiles," and that the company won't take any responsibility.
29 Nov 2020
Moto G9 Plus receives BIS certification; India launch expected soon
Motorola's G9 Plus smartphone has been spotted by MySmartPrice on the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) certification website, thereby hinting at its launch here in the coming days.
26 Nov 2020
Yamaha unveils new FZ 25 bike clad in superhero liveries
Yamaha has launched a special FZ 25 Marvel edition motorcycle in Brazil. It comes in Captain Marvel and Black Panther models, featuring decals inspired by these fictional characters.
18 Nov 2020
FIFA World Cup Qualifiers (CONMEBOL): List of records broken
Matchday four of the South American FIFA World Cup Qualifiers saw heavyweights Brazil overcome Uruguay 2-0 to maintain their 100% start to the campaign.
14 Nov 2020
FIFA World Cup Qualifiers (CONMEBOL): Here are the records broken
Matchday three of the South American FIFA World Cup Qualifiers saw heavyweights Brazil overcome Venezuela 1-0 to maintain their 100% start to the campaign.
17 Oct 2020
Coronavirus: Active cases drop below 8 lakh after 1.5 months
For the first time in 1.5 months, the number of active coronavirus infections has fallen under eight lakh, the Union Health Ministry said on Saturday.
14 Oct 2020
Neymar moves second behind Pele in Brazil's all-time scorers list
Brazil's Neymar moved behind Pele in the nation's all-time leading scorer list.
23 Sep 2020
Brazilian study suggests dengue antibodies could offer protection against COVID-19
A new study has found a link between past exposure to dengue and immunity against COVID-19.
31 Aug 2020
Complacency, more testing, "re-opened" economy driving India's coronavirus spike
India, the third worst-infected nation, on Sunday recorded nearly 80,000 new coronavirus cases — a first for the nation, but, not entirely surprising. For the last four days, ending Sunday, the country has been recording over 70,000 cases daily.
27 Aug 2020
Brazil: Three-year-old saves his friend from drowning in a pool
In a show of ultimate bravery, Arthur de Oliveira, a three-year-old boy in Brazil saved his friend from drowning.
05 Aug 2020
Coronavirus: One death every 15 seconds; toll crosses 7 lakh
Over seven months after the coronavirus outbreak first emerged, the global death toll has crossed seven lakh. The total number of cases stands at 18.5 million.
03 Aug 2020
SII gets nod for Oxford COVID vaccine phase 2/3 trials
The Serum Institute of India (SII) has gotten the approval to conduct phase 2 and 3 human clinical trials of the COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed by Oxford University.
20 Jul 2020
Coronavirus: With 40,000+ new cases, India's tally crosses 1.1 million-mark
India on Sunday touched another grim milestone as new coronavirus cases crossed the 40,000-mark for the first time.
18 Jul 2020
In just 100 hours, world added 1 million coronavirus cases
A respite for the world battling the coronavirus pandemic, looks far-fetched, considering how easily the disease is spreading.
17 Jul 2020
1 million coronavirus cases in India, death toll crosses 25,000
The total number of coronavirus cases in India zoomed past the 1-million mark with a record spike being reported on Thursday.
24 Jun 2020
WhatsApp's payments service suspended in Brazil: Here's why
Just 10 days back, WhatsApp had launched its much-coveted payments service in Brazil, its second-biggest market after India, and opened a way to send and receive money on chat.
15 Jun 2020
WhatsApp launches payments in Brazil, ahead of India
WhatsApp has launched its peer-to-peer payments service for users across Brazil.
30 May 2020
Top 5 Brazilian players in Premier League history
Since Premier League's inception in 1992-93, Brazilian players have made their presence felt in England's top-tier football competition.
20 May 2020
Coronavirus: Brazil records biggest spike in COVID-19 cases, deaths
Brazil on Tuesday saw the biggest jump in deaths due to COVID-19. The nation's death toll rose by 1,179 to 17,971, according to its Health Ministry.
18 May 2020
Coronavirus: Hospitals in danger of collapse in Brazil's Sao Paulo
As the number of coronavirus infections rises in Brazil, the nation's largest city Sao Paulo could see a collapse of its health system.
04 Apr 2020
Neymar donates $1 million to fight coronavirus outbreak in Brazil
Football superstar Neymar has donated $1 million to fight the impact of the new coronavirus in his native Brazil, according to TV network SBT.
25 Mar 2020
Trump, Modi, and Conte: How are world leaders tackling coronavirus
The world will be categorized into the pre-coronavirus phase and the one after that.
17 Mar 2020
Amid coronavirus crisis, hundreds flee from four Brazilian prisons
If dealing with the deadly coronavirus wasn't enough, authorities in Brazil have now a new problem at hand — they have to hunt hundreds of prisoners who escaped from four prison facilities on Monday.
26 Jan 2020
Who are the two Brazilian women honored with Padma Shri?
On the eve of the 71st Republic Day (January 25, 2020), the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, announced the list of personalities conferred with the Padma Awards this year.
06 Dec 2019
Jeep Compass, with seven seat layout, spotted testing: Details here
Jeep is working to launch a bigger seven-seat variant of its SUV, the Compass.
04 Dec 2019
Copa America 2020: Title-holders Brazil to start proceedings against Venezuela
The draw for the next edition of Copa America was officially held in Cartagena, Colombia, on Tuesday, as the 12 participating teams were divided into respective groups, besides the fixtures being finalized as well.