Articles about South America

UK bans travel from South America over Brazil variant fears

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.

Manchester United forward Edinson Cavani banned for three matches

01 Jan 2021

Manchester United forward Edinson Cavani banned for three matches

Manchester United forward Edinson Cavani has been handed a three-match ban besides being fined £100,000 after he decided not to contest a charge related to a post on Instagram.

Volkswagen Virtus sedan spied testing in India: Details here

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.

Nokia 5.4, with quad rear cameras and 4,000mAh battery, launched

15 Dec 2020

Nokia 5.4, with quad rear cameras and 4,000mAh battery, launched

Expanding its portfolio of budget-friendly smartphones, HMD Global has launched the Nokia 5.4 in Europe at €189 (roughly Rs. 16,900).

Lunar eclipse on November 30: All you need to know

28 Nov 2020

Lunar eclipse on November 30: All you need to know

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

#ComicBytes: Key differences between Wonder Woman comics and movies

14 Oct 2020

#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.

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

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.

Healthcare workers in UK begin COVID-19 hydroxychloroquine trial

21 May 2020

Healthcare workers in UK begin COVID-19 hydroxychloroquine trial

Healthcare workers in the United Kingdom will begin taking hydroxychloroquine on Thursday as part of a trial to test the drug's efficacy in preventing COVID-19.

Coronavirus will be with us for long time, says WHO

23 Apr 2020

Coronavirus will be with us for long time, says WHO

As deaths across the globe due to COVID-19 continue unabated, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday warned that the coronavirus is here to stay.

Coronavirus outbreak: FIFA recommends postponing international matches scheduled for June

04 Apr 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: FIFA recommends postponing international matches scheduled for June

The COVID-19 working group has recommended the postponement of all international matches scheduled for June in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

Getting a new pet? Choose from these best options

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.

ISRO to launch a new communication satellite this week

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.

'No court can prosecute me': Nithyananda's video goes viral

07 Dec 2019

'No court can prosecute me': Nithyananda's video goes viral

Days after announcing a new nation by the name of Kailaasa, controversial self-styled godman Nithyananda is making headlines yet again.

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

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.

Copa America 2020: Title-holders Brazil to start proceedings against Venezuela

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.

Best new shows, movies coming on Amazon Prime this November

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)?

Data of most Ecuadorean citizens leaked, including 6.7 million children

17 Sep 2019

Data of most Ecuadorean citizens leaked, including 6.7 million children

In a shocking development, a major security breach has been reported which has leaked personal data of almost the entire population of Ecuador online.

Partial Lunar Eclipse: When, where and how to watch it

16 Jul 2019

Partial Lunar Eclipse: When, where and how to watch it

If you are someone who likes to keep a lookout for interesting occurrences in the night sky, you would be delighted to learn that on July 16 and 17, various parts of the world will witness a partial lunar eclipse, including India.

Total solar eclipse: When and where to watch

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.

Spain, Portugal bidding for hosting rights of World Cup 2030

09 Jun 2019

Spain, Portugal bidding for hosting rights of World Cup 2030

The FIFA World Cup is considered one of the greatest sporting events after the Olympics.

Peru hit by earthquake of magnitude 7.5, no casualties reported

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.

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

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.

2030 World Cup: Four South American nations submitting joint bid

15 Feb 2019

2030 World Cup: Four South American nations submitting joint bid

South American nations Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay are set to submit a joint bid to host the 2030 FIFA World Cup.

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

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.

Comparing the achievements of Ronaldo and Neymar on their birthdays

05 Feb 2019

Comparing the achievements of Ronaldo and Neymar on their birthdays

Two of the greatest superstars in modern football, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar Jr. celebrate their birthdays today.

Chandra Grahan 2019: Last total lunar eclipse before 2021

21 Jan 2019

Chandra Grahan 2019: Last total lunar eclipse before 2021

On the intervening night between January 20 and January 21, certain parts of the world became witness to the only total lunar eclipse of 2019, and the last one before May 2021.

Copa Libertadores: Final shifted to Santiago Bernabeu after massive riot

30 Nov 2018

Copa Libertadores: Final shifted to Santiago Bernabeu after massive riot

The Copa Libertadores final, which was to be a historical encounter between River Plate and Boca Juniors, was mired in violence when River Plate fans decided to attack the Boca Juniors bus outside their stadium.

Cope Libertadores final: Superclasico scheduled, when history meets football

10 Nov 2018

Cope Libertadores final: Superclasico scheduled, when history meets football

The final of one of the most prestigious competitions in the world, Copa Libertadores is here, and for football fans, it just does not get better.

#RepublicDay: Top African leader may attend celebrations after Trump's snub

10 Nov 2018

#RepublicDay: Top African leader may attend celebrations after Trump's snub

Days after President of United States Donald Trump said he would not attend India's Republic Day event on January 26 due to prior commitments, India may have finalized the new chief guest.

#GamingBytes: Treyarch addresses regional Blackout server issues

06 Nov 2018

#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.

#GamingBytes: All about the PUBG Mobile Star Challenge

25 Sep 2018

#GamingBytes: All about the PUBG Mobile Star Challenge

PUBG Mobile is one of the most popular mobile games that draws new players every day.

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

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.

#GamingBytes: Lara Croft's new game trailer pronounces name wrong

20 Aug 2018

#GamingBytes: Lara Croft's new game trailer pronounces name wrong

The official Tomb Raider account, on YouTube, has released the Shadow of the Tomb Raider trailer.

Mumbai: India's first penguin born on Independence Day

16 Aug 2018

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.

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

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.

#MeToo hits Vatican: Nuns speak against priests who sexually-abused them

28 Jul 2018

#MeToo hits Vatican: Nuns speak against priests who sexually-abused them

For decades, the Catholic Church turned a blind eye to abuse meted to nuns, but it seems to be changing.

Amazon Prime Day sale: Users report issues with the website

17 Jul 2018

Amazon Prime Day sale: Users report issues with the website

The much-awaited Amazon Prime Day sales, which kicked-off on July 16, seems to be experiencing difficulties.

How Android Go can be a game-changer for Google

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.

How Android Go can be a game-changer for Google

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.

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

20 Jun 2018

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.