Tag: Brazil

jair bolsonaro: Bolsonaro in a bind over suspected graft in India vaccine deal

There was something fishy about the invoice: why was a company in Singapore billing Brazil $45 million for an Indian Covid-19 vaccine that hadn’t been...

Amazon Prime Day 2021: Best Deals

CNN —   At long last, the day has finally arrived. Amazon has kicked off Prime Day, the mega-retailer’s biggest sale event of the year,...

Amazon Prime Day 2021: The best deals to shop

CNN —   This article is part of CNN Underscored’s wall-to-wall coverage of Amazon Prime Day. To find all of our coverage, click here. At...

Best beach chairs | CNN Underscored

CNN —   A good ol’ fashioned beach chair is the key to a truly tranquil beach day (and dare we say a nap!), but...

The pandemic is deadlier in Brazil than in India and no one knows why

Facing a sudden surge in coronavirus infections, India is once again home to the world’s second-largest outbreak, overtaking Brazil after the latter moved ahead in...

Brazil’s COVID crisis is a warning to the whole world, scientists say

RIO DE JANEIRO: COVID-19 has already left a trail of death and despair in Brazil, one of the worst in the world. Now, a year...

India plans policies to boost blue economy and explore Arctic region for energy and climatic research | India News

NEW DELHI: India has planned to focus on emerging economic and strategic axis spreads from the East Coast of Africa to the Western Pacific Ocean...

Global sugar binge surprises even the world’s top traders

By Marvin G. Perez, Manisha Jha and Fabiana Batista Even with restaurants, cinemas and stadiums shut, people kept binging on sugar. A home-baking frenzy, stimulus...

India in club of 2 with one Covid wave so far | India News

NEW DELHI: As daily Covid-19 cases in the country continue to fall after peaking nearly three months ago, India is among only two nations among...

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro rejects COVID-19 shot, calls masks taboo

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he won’t take any working COVID-19 vaccine himself and calls the use of masks to limit the spread of the...

Shift to net-zero buildings is not only cheap now, but viable too; India slowly finding solutions as well | India News

NEW DELHI: Cheap technology and sufficient skills already exist worldwide to achieve net-zero energy buildings – those that produce enough renewable energy to meet their...

Covid cases top 75 lakh as slowdown continues | India News

NEW DELHI: India’s Covid-19 case count went past the 75-lakh mark on Sunday, 33 days after the tally had crossed 50 lakh. India is the...

Daily recoveries from Covid-19 more than new infections reported per day for past four days: Govt | India News

NEW DELHI: With India recording the highest number of Covid-19 recoveries in the world, the government on Tuesday said that for the past four consecutive...

Aiming to bring down Covid mortality rate to less than 1%: Health minister tells Parliament | India News

NEW DELHI: Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said the government is aiming to bring down India’s Covid-19 mortality rate to less than 1...

‘India hit 50k toll in 156 days, US in 23’ | India News

NEW DELHI: Fewer patients are dying in India from Covid-19 compared to the rest of the world as the fatality rate continues to decline, touching...

The reason why big countries such as India are at a disadvantage in dealing with pandemics

By Mihir Sharma India is now the epicenter of the global coronavirus pandemic. It ranks just behind the U.S. and Brazil in confirmed cases and...

Sterlite Tech says manufacturing capacities now close to pre-coronavirus levels

New Delhi: Data network solutions provider Sterlite Technologies‘ manufacturing capacities have revved up to near pre-coronavirus levels, according to Group CEO Anand Agarwal. Agarwal said...

Brazil telecoms watchdog admits delay in 5G auction, sees broadband usage up

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Social distancing measures to curb the coronavirus pandemic are boosting broadband usage by up to 50% in Brazil, but may end...

China urges food companies to boost supplies on fears of further COVID-19 disruption

SINGAPORE/BEIJING (Reuters) – China has asked trading firms and food processors to boost inventories of grains and oilseeds as a possible second wave of coronavirus...

Brazil’s Gol values Boeing’s 737 MAX compensation at up to $412 million

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil airline Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes (GOLL4.SA) said on Wednesday it will receive up to 2.4 billion reais ($412 million) from...

Mitsubishi slashes SpaceJet budget, drops variant

(Reuters) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (7011.T) (MHI) said it was more than halving the annual development budget for its SpaceJet regional jet as the coronavirus...

As U.S. meat workers fall sick and supplies dwindle, exports to China soar

CHICAGO (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump ordered meat processing plants to stay open to protect the nation’s food supply even as workers got sick...

covid impact: How governments across the world are helping companies, workers in times of Covid

As India waits for the second stimulus, world over governments are still pulling out the stops to shore up both employers and employees. Here’s a...

Alexa, report to the e-commerce regulator

The new e-commerce policy being framed by the government has opted for a broad definition of the term `e-commerce’, bringing in a wide variety of...

Google travel data show lockdown fatigue in U.S., Australia; other countries stay home

OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) – More people stayed home in Brazil, Japan and Singapore in April as those countries’ novel coronavirus cases surged, while people in...