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Coronavirus: Brazil records biggest spike in COVID-19 cases, deaths

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.

Coronavirus: Hospitals in danger of collapse in Brazil's Sao Paulo

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.

Trump, Modi, and Conte: How are world leaders tackling coronavirus

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.

Amid coronavirus crisis, hundreds flee from four Brazilian prisons

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.

Ranking the top footballers to have played for one club

08 Dec 2019

Ranking the top footballers to have played for one club

When it comes to club football, players generally tend to play for a club that pays the most.

Australia runs out of water, braces for 'Day Zero'

22 Sep 2019

Australia runs out of water, braces for 'Day Zero'

As climate change continues to escalate globally, over a dozen towns in Australia are nearing Day Zero, the day when the taps run dry.

Police close rape case against Neymar citing lack of evidence

30 Jul 2019

Police close rape case against Neymar citing lack of evidence

The Brazilian Police have closed the alleged rape case against Brazilian footballer, Neymar Jr., citing lack of evidence.

List of unbreakable records in football

15 Jul 2019

List of unbreakable records in football

The game of football is the most popular sport in the world.

Brazil vs Bolivia: Preview, head-to-head, line-ups and Dream XI

14 Jun 2019

Brazil vs Bolivia: Preview, head-to-head, line-ups and Dream XI

Brazil get set for the international season when they take on Bolivia in the opening game of the Copa America 2019 at the Estádio do Morumbi in Sao Paulo on Friday.

Soon, Uber will offer quick helicopter rides: Details here

07 Jun 2019

Soon, Uber will offer quick helicopter rides: Details here

Back in 2015, ride-hailing giant Ola played a witty April Fools' Day prank by announcing OLA Air - helicopter rides for metro cities.

Brazil's Neymar might not play Copa America 2019: Reports

05 Jun 2019

Brazil's Neymar might not play Copa America 2019: Reports

Brazilian star striker Neymar might not play the upcoming Copa America due to psychological concerns.

Neymar accused of rape, he defends himself by releasing messages

02 Jun 2019

Neymar accused of rape, he defends himself by releasing messages

Brazilian star footballer Neymar has been accused of raping a woman at a Paris hotel but he has vehemently denied the allegations.

#AprilFoolsDay: All the pranks Google is playing this year

01 Apr 2019

#AprilFoolsDay: All the pranks Google is playing this year

Every year, tech giants play some very weird, not to mention hilarious, April Fools' Day pranks on their customers.

Three Indian cities cheapest to live in, globally: Survey

20 Mar 2019

Three Indian cities cheapest to live in, globally: Survey

The Economist Intelligence Unit has released its annual 'Worldwide Cost of Living Survey' for 2019.

This tiny restaurant in South Africa is world's best eatery

21 Feb 2019

This tiny restaurant in South Africa is world's best eatery

If you love to taste various cuisines and you are a food connoisseur, this piece of news might excite you.

Copa America 2019 draw: All you need to know

25 Jan 2019

Copa America 2019 draw: All you need to know

The Copa America 2019 will be the 46th edition of the tournament. It is set to be hosted by Brazil.

Dozen killed, including six hostages, in foiled Brazil bank assaults

08 Dec 2018

Dozen killed, including six hostages, in foiled Brazil bank assaults

Twelve people, including six hostages, were killed in northeast Brazil yesterday after police foiled a gang of armed robbers staging a simultaneous predawn assault on two banks in Milagres, a municipality in the state of Ceará, the officials said.

Jair Bolsonaro, known as 'Tropical Trump', is Brazil's new President

29 Oct 2018

Jair Bolsonaro, known as 'Tropical Trump', is Brazil's new President

Jair Bolsonaro, a brash far-right congressman who has waxed nostalgic for Brazil's old military dictatorship, won the presidency of Latin America's largest nation yesterday.

Delhi: Brazilian tries to smuggle Rs. 3.1cr-worth cocaine, arrested

02 Sep 2018

Delhi: Brazilian tries to smuggle Rs. 3.1cr-worth cocaine, arrested

A Brazilian man has been arrested from IGIAairport in Delhi for allegedly trying to smuggle into the country Rs. 3.1cr worth cocaine, which he had swallowed in form of 64 capsules, a statement issued by the Customs Department on Sunday said.

Tennis star of 1960s, Maria Bueno breathes her last

09 Jun 2018

Tennis star of 1960s, Maria Bueno breathes her last

Former world number one and 19-time Grand Slam winner, Maria Bueno breathed her last after a long battle with oral cancer.

Narcotics bureau extracts 106 cocaine capsules from Brazilian woman's stomach

23 May 2018

Narcotics bureau extracts 106 cocaine capsules from Brazilian woman's stomach

On Monday, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) arrested a 25-year-old Brazilian woman for allegedly trying to smuggle cocaine into India in 106 self-swallowed capsules.

UN: Delhi to be world's most populous city by 2028

17 May 2018

UN: Delhi to be world's most populous city by 2028

A recently-released UN report on urban population estimates that around 68% of the world's population will be living in cities by 2050, and a bulk of that will be concentrated in three countries - India, China, and Nigeria.

Tins and condoms, all that's needed for smuggling liquid cocaine

19 Apr 2018

Tins and condoms, all that's needed for smuggling liquid cocaine

It seems condoms are not just used during coitus, but also for smuggling cocaine, as the arrest of three foreign nationals in Delhi - two Brazilians and one African - proved.

Chinese space-lab falls back to Earth, breaks-up over Pacific Ocean

02 Apr 2018

Chinese space-lab falls back to Earth, breaks-up over Pacific Ocean

China's now-defunct space station Tiangong-1 has re-entered the Earth's atmosphere above the South Pacific, according to reports.

Bengaluru among 10 metros drying up fastest, severe crisis looming

22 Mar 2018

Bengaluru among 10 metros drying up fastest, severe crisis looming

That Bengaluru is facing water crisis is nothing new. But what's startling is that it is fast approaching 'Day Zero,' when taps start running dry.

These 11 cities, including Bengaluru, to run out of drinking-water

12 Feb 2018

These 11 cities, including Bengaluru, to run out of drinking-water

Cape Town is set to run out of drinking water on 11th May.

Mumbai-Delhi third busiest air route, but with poor punctuality

11 Jan 2018

Mumbai-Delhi third busiest air route, but with poor punctuality

The Mumbai-Delhi air route was the third busiest last year with about 130 flights daily, an air travel intelligence company has found.

Kaka announces retirement from football

18 Dec 2017

Kaka announces retirement from football

Former Ballon d'Or winner and World Cup winner, Kaka, who was renowned for his vision and passing ability has announced his retirement from football at age 35.

Raftaar: Delhi Police women to fight gender crimes on motorbikes

24 Nov 2017

Raftaar: Delhi Police women to fight gender crimes on motorbikes

To effectively curb street crimes and make roads safer for women, the Delhi Police will next month deploy 'Raftaar,' a new motorcycle squad of mostly female cops.

Delhi, Sao Paulo most dangerous cities for women: Poll

16 Oct 2017

Delhi, Sao Paulo most dangerous cities for women: Poll

In some disturbing news, Delhi has fared as the worst city in the world when it comes to sexual violence against women.

Unbreakable records in football

04 Jul 2017

Unbreakable records in football

It is said that the records are meant to be broken.

Brazilian cops crackdown on Sao Paulo's 'Crackland', dozens arrested

22 May 2017

Brazilian cops crackdown on Sao Paulo's 'Crackland', dozens arrested

Nearly 40 people have been arrested by Brazilian police over drug trafficking charges in an area in Sao Paulo where crack cocaine has been sold and consumed with impunity for years.

Brazil burns as the first general strike ended

29 Apr 2017

Brazil burns as the first general strike ended

Violence has broken out in Brazil as the country saw its first general strike in almost 20 years.

CBI questions alleged middleman in Embraer deal

02 Mar 2017

CBI questions alleged middleman in Embraer deal

The CBI questioned Vipin Khanna, defence consultant, in connection with the $208mn Embraer jet deal.

Pele's son surrenders to a 13 year-long jail term

26 Feb 2017

Pele's son surrenders to a 13 year-long jail term

Edson 'Edinho' Cholbi do Nascimento, the son of football legend Pele, turned himself in to Brazilian police after being sentenced to 13 years in prison by a Brazilian court.

Brazil to build 30 prisons in 2017

18 Jan 2017

Brazil to build 30 prisons in 2017

In order to ease chronic overcrowding in its penitentiary system, President Michel Temer of Brazil said that his country would build 30 prisons over the next one year.

10 killed in Natal prison riot in Brazil

16 Jan 2017

10 killed in Natal prison riot in Brazil

Prisoners took control of Alacauz jail, the largest prison in Natal city in Brazil after a riot.

100 inmates killed in one week in Brazil's prisons

09 Jan 2017

100 inmates killed in one week in Brazil's prisons

According to public safety officials, on Sunday, at least 4 inmates were killed in a facility in Manaus, the capital of Amazonas, Brazil.

CBI gets evidence from US on Embraer deal

08 Jan 2017

CBI gets evidence from US on Embraer deal

The CBI retrieved evidence from the US, where the Department of Justice is conducting its own investigation into Brazilian aircraft manufacturer, Embraer.

Another 33 killed in Brazil prison wars

07 Jan 2017

Another 33 killed in Brazil prison wars

After the ghastly massacre where 56 were killed, another prison in Brazil witnessed the killing of 33 inmates in a new prison uprising.