Sao Paulo: News
20 May 2020COVID-19
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 2020Brazil
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.
17 Mar 2020Brazil
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.
05 Jun 2019Brazil
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.
02 Jun 2019Paris
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.
21 Feb 2019Paris
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.
08 Dec 2018Brazil
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.
05 Dec 2018Brazil
World's first baby born from womb transplanted from dead donor
In a landmark achievement in the medical sciences, a woman in Brazil, who had received a womb transplant from a dead donor, has given birth to a healthy baby.
29 Oct 2018Supreme Court Of India
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.
02 Sep 2018Indira Gandhi International Airport (Delhi)
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.
09 Jun 2018Brazil
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.
23 May 2018India
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.
19 Apr 2018South America
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.
08 Apr 2018World
After two days drama, former Brazilian President surrenders to police
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was once world's most powerful leader and the torchbearer of the global left. Now he will be serving 12 years in prison, after being convicted on corruption charges.
22 Mar 2018BBC
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.
12 Feb 2018Bengaluru
These 11 cities, including Bengaluru, to run out of drinking-water
Cape Town is set to run out of drinking water on 11th May.
24 Nov 2017Delhi Police
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.
16 Oct 2017India
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.
22 May 2017Brazil
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.
02 Mar 2017India
CBI questions alleged middleman in Embraer deal
The CBI questioned Vipin Khanna, defence consultant, in connection with the $208mn Embraer jet deal.
26 Feb 2017Sports
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.
08 Jan 2017India
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.
25 Oct 2016India
Embraer to pay $205 million settlement over corrupt deal
To resolve the dispute over the corrupt 2008 Embraer aircraft deal, the Brazilian aircraft manufacturer will pay $205 million in fines to the US Justice Department.
21 Oct 2016India
Embraer deal: CBI registers FIR against UK arms dealer
The CBI has registered an FIR against a UK based NRI arms dealer, for allegedly receiving kickbacks from the 2008 Embraer Jet deal.
29 Sep 2016India
CBI identifies Embarer middleman, may identify bribe recipients
The CBI disclosed that it has tracked down an individual who was paid $5.5 million by Embraer to secure the 2008 defence contract with DRDO.
11 Sep 2016India
Embraer sets aside $200m for fines related to India case
As Brazilian prosecutors and the US Justice Department began investigations into the company's alleged shady deal in India in 2008, the company is said to have set aside $200m for possible fines.
10 Sep 2016India
Embraer Jet Deal under scanner for alleged kickbacks
The $210 million Embraer's 'Jet deal' with India came under scanner by the U.S. authorities for the payment of kickbacks to secure the contract.