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Tag: Brazil

FIFA tells Brazil, Argentina to replay abandoned World Cup qualifier match
FIFA tells Brazil, Argentina to replay abandoned World Cup qualifier match

The decision followed appeals from both the countries' football associations, according to a statement issued by FIFA.

Brazil Bans China's Sinovac Covid Vaccine Over Fears Of Contamination
Brazil Bans China's Sinovac Covid Vaccine Over Fears Of Contamination

They aim to avoid the use of irregular or suspect products," Anvisa said. The lack of information about the environment at the production bases, combined with the need for vaccine shots to be made in strictly aseptic settings, persuaded officials to take the measure, Anvisa said.

Copa America
Argentina Beat Brazil 1-0; Messi Bags His First Major Title

The last time Argentina had won a major international trophy -- the Copa America itself -- was way back in 1993 when Messi was just six and Di Maria was only five.

Copa America
Copa America: Argentina Sets Up Tantalising Final Against Brazil

It will be the first time that South American football's biggest rivals have met in the final of the continental tournament since 2007, when Brazil won 3-0 in the Venezuelan city of Maracaibo.

Record Levels Of Deforestation In Brazilian Amazon Continue
Record Levels Of Deforestation In Brazilian Amazon Continue

It is also the third month in a row to see record levels of Amazon deforestation, and the first time since records began that deforested area exceeded 1,000 square kilometres, dpa news agency reported.

COVID19 Vaccine
Brazil Turns To India For Covid-19 Vaccine

New Delhi: Let down by the Chinese vaccine candidates which have run into a major credibility crisis, Brazil has now turned to India to secure consignments of the more reliable AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine made by the Pune-based Serum Institute of India. Brazil made a diplomatic push on Monday to guarantee an Indian-made shipment of British drugmaker […]

Brazilian Vice President Hamilton Mourao Tests Positive For Covid-19

Brasilia: Brazilian Vice President Hamilton Mourao has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, informed his office in a statement. The result was confirmed on Sunday afternoon, Xinhua news agency quoted the statement as saying. The statement added that Mourao will remain in isolation at the official Vice Presidential residence. President Jair Bolsonaro had tested positive […]

Turtle 'Tsunami' In Brazil! Over 70K Hatchlings Emerge In A Single Day
Turtle 'Tsunami' In Brazil! Over 70K Hatchlings Emerge In A Single Day | WATCH

Manaus (Brazil): Call it a turtle tsunami! The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has released an amazing video showing tens of thousands of Giant South American River turtle hatchlings (Podocnemis expansa) emerging from a sandy beach in a protected area along the Purus River — a tributary of the Amazon River in Brazil. WCS Brazil conservationists […]

Putin Lauds BRICS Cooperation On International Issues

Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin has praised the BRICS countries for their close coordination on international and regional issues. The BRICS are strengthening cooperation to combat terrorism, illegal drugs and corruption, Putin said during the 12th BRICS summit hosted by Russia via video conference, Xinhua reported. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the end […]

COVID19 Global Updates: Cases Surpass 24 Million, Deaths Exceed 824K

Washington: The overall number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed the 24 million mark, while the deaths have increased to over 824,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University. As of Thursday morning, the total number of cases stood at 24,085,646 and the fatalities rose to 824,368, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) […]

Global COVID19 Cases Exceed 23.5 Million, Death Tally Crosses 811K

Washington: The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 23.5 million, while the deaths have increased to over 811,000, according to Johns Hopkins University. As of Tuesday morning, the total number of cases stood at 23,571,084 and the fatalities rose to 811,748, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its […]

Record Single-Day Spike Of COVID-19 Cases In Almost 40 Countries

Washington: The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported a record increase in daily coronavirus cases across the world, despite many countries starting to ease lockdown measures. It said there were 284,196 new COVID19 infections in 24 hours on Friday, while the number of deaths increased by 9,753, which was the largest single-day increase since April […]

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro Tests Positive For COVID-19 For Third Time

Brasilia: Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro again tested positive for the novel coronavirus, indicating he must remain in isolation, the president’s office said. Following his third positive test, taken on Tuesday, the office in Brasilia issued a statement saying the head of state was nevertheless “in good condition”, Xinhua news agency reported on Wednesday. He will […]

Global COVID-19 Cases Near 12.9 Million, Death Tally Crosses 568,000

Washington: According to the Johns Hopkins University, the overall number of global COVID-19 cases was nearing 12.9 million, while the deaths have increased to more than 568,000. As of Monday morning, the total number of COVID-19 cases stood at 12,872,434, while the fatalities rose to 568,296, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) […]

Brazil Becomes Second Country After US To Top 50,000 COVID-19 Deaths

Brasilia: Brazil has become the second country, after the US, to register more than 50,000 COVID-19 deaths, which came amid growing political unrest and just days after the country confirmed more than 1 million coronavirus cases. As of Monday, Brazil registered 50,591 fatalities, with a total of 1,083,341 coronavirus cases, also the second in the […]

COVID-19: Brazil Surpasses Russia, Jumps To 2nd Spot In Worst-Hit Country

Brasilia: With a total of 330,098 COVID-19 cases, Brazil has surpassed Russia as the country with the second-highest number of infections after the US. Brazil reached the grim milestone after it reported 20,803 new coronavirus cases on Friday, , while fatalities climbed by 1,001 to 21,048, reports Efe news. Currently, the US accounts for the […]

India, Brazil Sign Pacts To Boost Strategic Partnership

New Delhi: In a major boost to their strategic partnership, Brazil and India on Saturday laid down a comprehensive action plan to enhance their cooperation in all areas, amid an economic slowdown. While thanking President Jair Messias Bolsonaro for accepting his invitation to attend India’s 71st Republic Day tomorrow, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “Brazil […]

Brazil Fines Facebook $1.6 Millon Over Sharing Of User Data

Rio de Janeiro: Brazil’s Ministry of Justice and Public Security has imposed a fine of 6.6 million reais (about $1.6 million) on Facebook for the sharing of data belonging to 4,43,000 Brazilian users in relation to the Cambridge Analytica case. According to the government, there was evidence that there was an “abusive” practice when it […]

BRICS Countries Stepping Up Technology Transfer

Kunming: BRICS countries are stepping up technology transfer and transformation, said a conference organised by the BRICS Technology Transfer Center in Kunming, capital of southwest China’s Yunnan Province. Technological innovation and transfer experts from BRICS and south and southeast Asian countries as well as scholars of key fields, including biomedicine, clean energy, modern agriculture and […]

At least 52 dead in Brazil prison riot: official

Rio De Janeiro: At least 52 inmates were killed in a prison riot in northern Brazil on Monday as rival gang factions fought each other, an official said. Sixteen of the dead were decapitated in the second major eruption of violence to rock the country’s severely overpopulated and deadly prison system in as many months. […]

Argentina beat Venezuela, advance to Copa America semis

Rio de Janeiro: Argentina defeated Venezuela 2-0 to advance to the semi-finals of the 2019 Copa America, where they will face host nation Brazil. On Friday, Venezuela turned out with a solid performance, but were not up to the task of stopping Argentina, who continue to win despite captain Lionel Messi’s lack of form, reports […]

BRICS says no nation should allow terrorists on its land

Osaka (Japan): India was on Friday joined by China, Russia, South Africa and Brazil in asking all countries to prevent their territories from being used for terror activities, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying the scourge was adversely affecting economic progress and social stability besides taking lives of innocent people. The five-nation grouping — Brazil-Russia-India-China-South […]

Brazil in Copa America semis after beating Paraguay

Porto Alegre (Brazil): Brazil has qualified for the Copa America 2019 semi-finals after winning 4-3 in the penalty shootout against Paraguay following a match where neither team managed to score. On the Brazilian side, Willian, Marquinhos, Philippe Coutinho and Gabriel Jesus managed to convert their penalties in the shootout, with the latter landing the winning […]

11 killed in bar shooting in Brazil

Rio de Janeiro: At least 11 people have been killed in a shooting at a bar in Brazil’s Para state, police said. The shooting took place on Sunday in the city of Belem when seven gunmen arrived at the bar and began shooting, Xinhua news agency reported. They killed six women, among them the bar’s […]

Brazil's World Cup winner Coutinho dies

Rio de Janiero: Brazil’s 1962 World Cup winning striker Coutinho passed away on Monday night. He was 75. Coutinho was considered by Pele as his favorite attacking partner at Santos FC. Coutinho’s club Santos announced the news in a statement on Twitter. The club said he died at home and his funeral will be at […]

Luiz Inacio Kula da Silva
Ex-Brazilian President gets additional 13 year sentence

Brasilia: Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was sentenced to nearly 13 additional years in prison on corruption and money laundering charges, judicial sources said. Lula, who served as President from 2003 to 2010, is currently serving a sentence of 12 years and one month on charges of accepting a luxury beachfront apartment […]

Brazil mining dam collapse: Death toll rises to 34

Brumadinho (Brazil): The death toll in the collapse of a tailings dam of iron-ore giant Vale has risen to 34, firefighters reported as they continued the search for survivors under heavy rains. A Vale dam at an iron mine in the Brumadinho municipality of the southeastern state of Minas Gerais collapsed on Friday and a […]

India second-most spammed country in 2018: Truecaller

Bengaluru: Truecaller, Brazil, India, spammed country More than six per cent of overall calls received by Indian users in 2018 were spam calls. However, the average number of spam calls received in India dropped to 22.3 calls per user/month – 1.5 per cent less than last year, the findings showed. On an average, a Truecaller […]

5 dead in church mass shooting in Brazil

Sao Paulo: A gunman shot and killed four people at a church in Brazil on Tuesday before turning the gun on himself, media reported. The shooting took place at the Campinas Cathedral in Sao Paulo state as a midday mass was in progress, a spokesman for the local fire department told Globo TV news. The […]

China, Brazil to launch new Earth resource satellite

Beijing: China and Brazil will launch a new Earth resource satellite next year, according to an official with the China National Space Administration. “The new satellite, the China-Brazil Earth Resource Satellite-4A, or CBERS-4A, will be launched in the second half of 2019,” said Li Guoping, the secretary-general of the China National Space Administration, reports Xinhua […]

Injury not serious, Neymar assures fans

London: Neymar has reassured fans that an injury he suffered during Brazil’s 1-0 victory over Cameroon in a friendly is not serious. The Paris Saint-Germain forward limped off early in the match at Stadium MK on Tuesday with what appeared to be an adductor muscle injury, reports Xinhua news agency. “It was nothing serious,” Neymar […]

Brazil to deploy armed forces to tackle immigration crisis

Rio de Janeiro: Brazilian President Michel Temer has announced deployment of armed forces in the border state of Roraima to restore order disrupted by an immigration crisis. The announcement came on Tuesday after thousands of Venezuelan immigrants entered Brazil through Roraima in 2017. The significant rise in their population caused tensions in the state where […]

Odisha's Babulu Munda makes India proud at World Wushu Championships

Bhubaneswar: Keonjhar lad Babula Munda has not only made Odisha proud, but he certainly became an inspiration for many in the country after winning a silver medal at the 7th World Wushu Championship held at Brazil. Thirteen-year-old Babulu, a resident of Sialijoda village under Deojhar Grampanchayat of Keonjhar, earned a place in the National team […]

FIFA 2018: Belgium stun Brazil to reach World Cup semis

Kazan Arena: A superb first half display by Belgium ended Brazil’s hopes of a record sixth World Cup crown as a Fernandinho own goal and a superb Kevin De Bruyne strike proved enough to win 2-1 and seal a semi-final spot. Although Brazil roared back in the second half with a headed goal from Renato […]

Prodigy Babulu Munda’s journey from Barbil to Brazil

Barbil: At the age of 6, Babulu Munda won his maiden medal (Silver) in the very first attempt at 16th All Odisha Kick Boxing Championship held at Bhubaneswar on 18th December 2011. Since then he never looked back. With regular practice and hard work, he has been selected to participate in 7th World Wushu Championship […]

Brazil beat Mexico to enter FIFA World Cup 2018 quarter finals

Samara (Russia): Brazil’s talisman Neymar scored one and assisted another in the second-half as the five-time world champions defeated Mexico 2-0 here on Monday to enter the FIFA World Cup quarter-finals. Neymar scored from a close-range in the 51st minute before setting up for Roberto Firmino’s strike in the 88th minute as Mexico failed to […]

FIFA 2018: Brazil beat Serbia to enter pre-quarters

Moscow: Brazil eliminated Serbia with a 2-0 victory as the five-time world champions entered the FIFA World Cup pre-quarterfinals by topping the Group E here on Wednesday. Paulinho (36th minute), Thiago Silva (68th minute) gave the South American powerhouse an easy victory which took their points tally to seven after all the three of their […]

Brazil coach puts cards on the table ahead of World Cup opener

Sochi: Brazil coach Tite dispelled doubts on Wednesday regarding the team that will play against Switzerland in their first FIFA World Cup match, confirming that he will use the starting XI who beat Austria 3-0 in a friendly over the weekend. Brazil’s starting lineup will be made up of goalkeeper Alisson; defenders Danilo, Thiago Silva, […]

Brazilian tennis great Bueno dies

Sao Paulo: Brazilian tennis legend Maria Bueno, who dominated the women’s game in the late 1950s and for much of the 1960s, has died at the age of 78 after a battle with mouth cancer. Bueno passed away at the 9 de Julho hospital here, where she had been admitted several days earlier, doctors and […]

Neymar undergoes successful foot surgery

Rio de Janeiro: Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil forward Neymar has undergone successful surgery on his injured right foot, according to the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF). The 26-year-old suffered a fractured fifth metatarsal during PSG’s 3-0 Ligue 1 victory over Marseille on February 25, reports Xinhua news agency. Brazil national team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar performed the […]