South America: News

31 Mar 2024


Honda Sahara 300 adventure goes official: Check features, performance

Honda has launched the Sahara 300, a new adventure motorcycle, in Brazil. This model is set to replace the popular XRE 300.

07 Mar 2024

Climate Change

Warmest February in history breaches more critical climate records

February 2024 has set a new record as the hottest February ever.

21 May 2023


Mexico: 10 killed, 9 injured in shootout at racing event

At least 10 road racers were killed, and nine others were reportedly injured in a shootout at a car racing show in the Baja California state of northern Mexico on Saturday (local time).

05 May 2023

Travel And Tourism

5 souvenirs to remember your Venezuelan journey

Venezuela's stunning beauty is unforgettable, making it a popular destination for travelers.

03 May 2023

United Nations (UN)

What is El Nino and how it affects global weather

There is an increasing likelihood of a weather pattern called El Nino in the coming months and it could set new heat records, United Nation's World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has warned.

30 Mar 2023


Chile reports first case of bird flu in human

A 53-year-old man in Chile has been diagnosed with bird flu, the country's first case, the Health Ministry reported on Wednesday. The man was suffering from severe influenza symptoms but was in stable condition.

10 Feb 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

5.9 million ton Lithium deposits found in J&K

Lithium deposits totaling 5.9 million tons have been found in Jammu and Kashmir for the first time in India, the Ministry of Mines informed on Thursday.

US declines to return suspected 'spy' balloon debris to China

The United States said on Monday it has no plans to return the alleged spy balloon to China, which is being recovered from the Atlantic.

06 Feb 2023


After US, Colombia spots 'balloon-like' object in its airspace

Colombia's military confirmed seeing an object resembling an air balloon flying over its territory on Saturday.

31 Oct 2022


Brazil presidential election: Lula da Silva defeats Bolsonaro

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has returned to power in Brazil after 20 years by defeating far-right incumbent President Jair Bolsonaro in a tight runoff election.

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.

28 Nov 2020

Uttar Pradesh

Lunar eclipse on November 30: All you need to know

The fourth and final lunar eclipse of this year will occur on November 30.

14 Oct 2020

Wonder Woman

#ComicBytes: Key differences between Wonder Woman comics and movies

When she was first introduced in Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), the film didn't shed a lot of light on Wonder Woman's character.

09 Jun 2020


#HackAlert: Honda hit by cyber attack, global operations disrupted

Japanese auto giant Honda Motor Company has been hit by a major cyber attack.

28 Jan 2020


Getting a new pet? Choose from these best options

Getting a pet is a long-term commitment that needs to be planned well.

13 Jan 2020


ISRO to launch a new communication satellite this week

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is gearing up to launch a new communication satellite on January 17.

06 Dec 2019


Love Bird-watching? Here are top five places you should visit

As the name suggests, Bird-watching is the act of observing birds in their natural habitat, for recreational purpose.

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.

07 Nov 2019


Best new shows, movies coming on Amazon Prime this November

Wondering what Amazon Prime is going to be streaming this month now that you are done watching The Office (again)?

02 Jul 2019


Total solar eclipse: When and where to watch

On July 2, Earthlings will witness the total solar eclipse of 2019, a rare astronomical event marked by the passing of the Moon between the Sun and Earth.

26 May 2019


Peru hit by earthquake of magnitude 7.5, no casualties reported

Peru, which is a small coastal country in South America, was hit by a strong earthquake on Sunday, multiple reports said.

14 Mar 2019


Copa America 2020: Argentina and Colombia to co-host the event

Argentina and Colombia have been selected as the host nations for the upcoming edition of Copa America football tournament, to be held in 2020.

06 Feb 2019


GSAT-31, India's latest communication satellite, launched successfully from French Guiana

India's latest communication satellite GSAT-31 was successfully launched by European launch services provider- Arianespace's rocket from French Guiana in the early hours today.

06 Nov 2018

South Africa

#GamingBytes: Treyarch addresses regional Blackout server issues

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 released on October 12 and received positive reviews from the gaming community.

06 Sep 2018


Want to drink coffee alongside snakes? Head to this Cambodia-cafe!

To overcome fear of water, you got to swim, goes a saying. Likewise, to get over your giddiness when you spot a lizard or a snake slither their way, you got to hit this cafe in Cambodia.

16 Aug 2018

South Korea

Mumbai: India's first penguin born on Independence Day

Even as the whole nation celebrated Independence Day yesterday, it was extra special for Byculla Zoo.

09 Aug 2018


Jr. NBA World Championship: Indian girls beat South-American combined team

Indian girls beat a combined South American team 40-37 in their final pool match to register their maiden victory at Under-14 Jr. NBA World Championships in Orlando.

03 Jul 2018


How Android Go can be a game-changer for Google

The Android Go operating system (OS) by Google is an optimized version of the latest Android Oreo OS which is specially designed for low-configuration smartphones.

21 Jun 2018


How Android Go can be a game-changer for Google

The Android Go operating system (OS) by Google is an optimized version of the latest Android Oreo OS which is specially designed for low-configuration smartphones.

20 Jun 2018

FIFA World Cup

Rurik Gislason's claim-to-fame in the World Cup: Good looks

After a brief cameo in Iceland's match against Argentina in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, previously unheard of Icelandic midfielder Rurik Gislason went from 30,000 Instagram followers to 643,000 followers in a matter of 2-3 days.

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.

30 May 2018


Indian cartoonist Thomas Antony wins international award in caricature category

Kerala cartoonist Thomas Antony has won an international award, in the best caricature category.

28 May 2018

Mount Everest

Meet Sangeeta Bahl, the oldest Indian-woman to scale Mount Everest

On Sunday, Sangeeta Sindhi Bahl, the oldest woman to scale Mount Everest met Indian Ambassador to Nepal, Manjeev Singh Puri.

19 Apr 2018

Sao Paulo

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.

28 Mar 2018

European Space Agency

China's Tiangong-1 space station to hit Earth by April 2

According to the European Space Agency (ESA), China's first space station Tiangong-1 will crash to Earth within a couple of days.

07 Mar 2018

Space News

China's Tiangong-1 space station to crash to Earth within weeks

China's first space station Tiangong-1 will crash to Earth in a couple of weeks.

02 Nov 2017


Instead of measurements, Miss Peru contestants share gender violence data

In a first, the judges of Miss Peru beauty pageant were taken by surprise when during the contest, the contestants who were supposed to reveal their body measurements while introducing themselves, chose to speak up about gender violence and women rights and shared a compelling data.

05 Aug 2017

Donald Trump

Trump administration appoints 3 Indian-Americans to top govt. roles

The US Senate has confirmed three-Indian Americans for key posts in the government after they were nominated by President Donald Trump.

28 Jun 2017


Post-truth, thing make it to Oxford's list of new words

The latest quarterly update of Oxford dictionary includes the word 'post-truth' that was popularized by Brexit and Trump's presidential win.

26 May 2017


Study- Magic mushrooms are the safest recreational drug

According to the 2017 Global Drug Survey, magic mushrooms are the world's safest recreational drugs.

25 Apr 2017


India is fifth largest military spender: SIPRI report

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) annual report on defence spending revealed key trends on military spending patterns of major powers.

05 Sep 2016

Indian Railways

What made news this week?

Sports, politics, economics were the highlights this week.

01 Sep 2016


Annular solar eclipse in the African continent

A spectacular annular solar eclipse will occur on 1 Sep'16 viewable from the African continent.

07 Aug 2016


Friendship day quotes by inspirational personalities

India's reverred APJ Abdul Kalam said "Sometimes, it's better to bunk a class and enjoy with friends, because now, when I look back, marks never make me laugh, but memories do."