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WhatsApp's payments service suspended in Brazil: Here's why

24 Jun 2020

WhatsApp's payments service suspended in Brazil: Here's why

Last week, WhatsApp launched its much-coveted payments service in Brazil, its second-biggest market after India, and opened a way to send and receive money on chat.

WhatsApp launches payments in Brazil, ahead of India

15 Jun 2020

WhatsApp launches payments in Brazil, ahead of India

WhatsApp has launched its peer-to-peer payments service for users across Brazil.

Top 5 Brazilian players in Premier League history

30 May 2020

Top 5 Brazilian players in Premier League history

Since Premier League's inception in 1992-93, Brazilian players have made their presence felt in England's top-tier football competition.

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.

Neymar donates $1 million to fight coronavirus outbreak in Brazil

04 Apr 2020

Neymar donates $1 million to fight coronavirus outbreak in Brazil

Football superstar Neymar has donated $1 million to fight the impact of the new coronavirus in his native Brazil, according to TV network SBT.

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.

Who are the two Brazilian women honored with Padma Shri?

26 Jan 2020

Who are the two Brazilian women honored with Padma Shri?

On the eve of the 71st Republic Day (January 25, 2020), the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, announced the list of personalities conferred with the Padma Awards this year.

Jeep Compass, with seven seat layout, spotted testing: Details here

06 Dec 2019

Jeep Compass, with seven seat layout, spotted testing: Details here

Jeep is working to launch a bigger seven-seat variant of its SUV, the Compass.

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.

Ranking the all-time greatest footballers from Argentina

02 Dec 2019

Ranking the all-time greatest footballers from Argentina

When it comes to a great footballing nations, there are ample countries that come to one's mind.

Now, there are eyeglasses to track your blood sugar

02 Dec 2019

Now, there are eyeglasses to track your blood sugar

As many as 380 million people around the world suffer from the condition of diabetes.

Motorola One Hyper to be launched on December 3

30 Nov 2019

Motorola One Hyper to be launched on December 3

Motorola is gearing up to launch the One Hyper smartphone on December 3 in Brazil.

Ranking the greatest Brazilian footballers of all-time

22 Nov 2019

Ranking the greatest Brazilian footballers of all-time

A number of footballing nations have produced a countless number of extra-ordinary footballers.

Brazilian President to be chief guest at Republic Day 2020

14 Nov 2019

Brazilian President to be chief guest at Republic Day 2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to be the chief guest for Republic Day celebrations next year, and the latter has graciously accepted the same.

Lionel Messi to resume international career for Argentina this month

01 Nov 2019

Lionel Messi to resume international career for Argentina this month

Argentine superstar Lionel Messi is all set to resume his international duties after being included in the squad for their upcoming friendlies against Brazil and Uruguay.

Motorola launches two new pocket-friendly smartphones: Details here

26 Oct 2019

Motorola launches two new pocket-friendly smartphones: Details here

As an addition to its portfolio of smartphones, Lenovo-owned Motorola has launched G8 Play and E6 Play smartphones in Brazil.

Indians no longer require visas to visit Brazil

25 Oct 2019

Indians no longer require visas to visit Brazil

Indian citizens will no longer require a visa to visit Brazil, said the President of the South American nation, Jair Bolsonaro, on Thursday.

Ahead of launch, Moto G8 Plus's specifications leaked

20 Oct 2019

Ahead of launch, Moto G8 Plus's specifications leaked

As an addition to its portfolio of smartphones, Motorola is working to introduce the Moto G8 Plus. The Lenovo-owned tech giant is expected to launch the phone in Brazil on October 24.

'Sacred Games,' 'Lust Stories' get nominated for International Emmy Awards

20 Sep 2019

'Sacred Games,' 'Lust Stories' get nominated for International Emmy Awards

It's a triple treat for Anurag Kashyap as his directed works have got three nominations at the International Emmy Awards.

Ranking the greatest on-field fights in football history

13 Sep 2019

Ranking the greatest on-field fights in football history

Football/soccer is the most popular sport, globally.

Amazon Fires turn personal: Brazil demands apology before accepting aid

28 Aug 2019

Amazon Fires turn personal: Brazil demands apology before accepting aid

The President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, has refused to accept international aid to deal with the devastating fires that have ravaged the Amazon rainforest for weeks.

Vegetarian Keto diet: Benefits, foods to eat (and avoid), side-effects

27 Aug 2019

Vegetarian Keto diet: Benefits, foods to eat (and avoid), side-effects

You have probably already heard of the Ketogenic diet, one of the hottest diet buzzwords.

Alia Bhatt, DiCaprio share wrong/fake images of Amazon rainforest fires

26 Aug 2019

Alia Bhatt, DiCaprio share wrong/fake images of Amazon rainforest fires

The Amazon rainforest burned in silence for weeks, making headlines only after forestfires consumed acres of land.

Five hidden gems of Brazil you need to visit

25 Aug 2019

Five hidden gems of Brazil you need to visit

The largest country in South America- Brazil, spread over a massive 8.5 million sq. kilometers, is blessed with various wonders of nature - including the world's largest rain-forest Amazon, largest wetland Pantanal, numerous beaches, and some breathtaking views.

Sumit Nagal to make his Grand Slam debut against Federer

24 Aug 2019

Sumit Nagal to make his Grand Slam debut against Federer

Indian tennis player Sumit Nagal has earned a dream tie against 20-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer in the first round of the US Open 2019.

Android One-based Motorola One Action, with triple cameras, goes official

17 Aug 2019

Android One-based Motorola One Action, with triple cameras, goes official

As an addition to its mid-range One series, Motorola has launched One Action smartphone in select international markets including Brazil, Mexico, and various European countries.

Gabriel Jesus fined $30,000 for Copa America outburst: Details here

08 Aug 2019

Gabriel Jesus fined $30,000 for Copa America outburst: Details here

Manchester City and Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus was fined $30,000 by CONMEBOL following his outburst during the final of the 2019 Copa America last month.

Five must-have food items to get stronger bones

06 Aug 2019

Five must-have food items to get stronger bones

Having healthy and strong bones is crucial for your overall physical strength and well-being.

Dressed as daughter, Brazilian gang leader tries to escape prison

06 Aug 2019

Dressed as daughter, Brazilian gang leader tries to escape prison

If there's one thing that Game of Thrones' Arya Stark got wrong, it's making every other person with a silicone mask believe that they can slip in and out of places unnoticed.

#HealthBytes: Five healthy nuts to help you lose weight

01 Aug 2019

#HealthBytes: Five healthy nuts to help you lose weight

When planning to lose weight, diet is one of the most important factors to consider.

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.

Who are the highest-paid footballers in 2019? Know it here

29 Jul 2019

Who are the highest-paid footballers in 2019? Know it here

Football is the most popular sport in the world.

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.

Vegan Keto diet: What to eat, what to avoid

12 Jul 2019

Vegan Keto diet: What to eat, what to avoid

You have probably already heard of the Ketogenic diet, one of the hottest diet buzzwords.

Lionel Messi could be banned for two years, here's why

09 Jul 2019

Lionel Messi could be banned for two years, here's why

Argentine football superstar Lionel Messi could be banned for two years from international football following his foul comments on referring during the just-concluded Copa America 2019.

Brazil drub Peru 3-1 to clinch ninth Copa America title

08 Jul 2019

Brazil drub Peru 3-1 to clinch ninth Copa America title

Brazil came up with a stellar performance as they drubbed Peru 3-1 in the final of the Copa America 2019 at the Estadio do Maracana in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday.

Argentina file complaint for poor refereeing in Copa America

04 Jul 2019

Argentina file complaint for poor refereeing in Copa America

Former Copa America champions Argentina were knocked out of the ongoing tournament on Monday by arch-rivals Brazil.

Copa America: Lionel Messi's horrific spell with Argentina continues

03 Jul 2019

Copa America: Lionel Messi's horrific spell with Argentina continues

One of the GOATs of football, Lionel Messi has continued to make a big leap every season with Barcelona, but his agony with the national side is pretty alarming.