Sao Paulo: News

23 May 2024

New York City

Sao Paulo, Brazil is a melting pot of urban adventure

Sao Paulo, the largest city in Brazil, offers a unique blend of cultural diversity and urban exploration.

23 May 2024


Sao Paulo: Teen kills entire family after phone confiscated

A 16-year-old boy in Sao Paulo, Brazil, reportedly shot his parents and sister dead following a disagreement over his cell phone.

08 Nov 2023


Neymar's girlfriend and daughter escape kidnapping attempt in Sao Paulo

Football superstar Neymar's girlfriend and daughter went on to avoid a kidnapping attempt in Brazil's Sao Paulo.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

05 Dec 2018


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.

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

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 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.

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.

19 Apr 2018

South 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 2018


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 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.

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.

24 Nov 2017

Delhi 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 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.

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.

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.