Sports  /  Published 16.11.20

Firmino nets winner for insipid Brazil

Brazil required an untidy second half goal from Roberto Firmino to beat Venezuela 1-0 and extend their 100 per cent record to three wins from three in a lacklustre World Cup qualifier in Sao Paulo on ...
By Agencies in Sao Paulo

Sports  /  Published 16.11.20

Brazilian defender Marquinhos wary of Uruguay

Brazil and Uruguay both recorded victories in the World Cup qualifiers on Friday, setting up a meeting in Montevideo next week that Brazilian defender Marquinhos predicted would be another “war&...
By Reuters in Sao Paulo

World  /  Published 11.11.20

Brazil halts China vaccine trials

Brazil’s health regulator has suspended a clinical trial for China’s Sinovac coronavirus vaccine citing a severe adverse event, delighting President Jair Bolsonaro, who has criticised it f...
By Reuters in Sao Paulo

Business  /  Published 23.10.20

Royal Enfield plans to go overseas

Maruti Suzuki on Thursday said its Hansalpur plant in Gujarat has rolled out 1 million units over a span of three years and nine months. Of all three Maruti Suzuki plants in India, the Gujarat plant ...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 21.10.20

Pele’s goals for 80 & beyond

On the eve of his 80th birthday, Brazilian football great Pele told his fans he was happy and healthy and pleased to be reaching the landmark with his lucid mental state. Pele has been safe at home i...
By Reuters in Sao Paulo

Sports  /  Published 15.10.20

Neymar nets hat-trick

A Neymar hat-trick helped Brazil to a 4-2 win over hosts Peru and a share of the lead with Argentina in South American World Cup qualifying. Neymar scored twice from the spot and once in added time t...
By Reuters in Sao Paulo

Sports  /  Published 11.10.20

Brazil have it easy against Bolivia

Brazil and Colombia had no trouble beating two of the weakest South American teams to score their first wins in the opening round of World Cup qualifiers. The matches took place without fans due to h...
By Agencies in Sao Paulo

Business  /  Published 06.10.20

Stiglitz advises India to contain contagion

Nobel laureate economist Joseph Stiglitz made a strong case for spending money to combat the long-term economic damage of the pandemic, saying that India would be well advised to focus on containing t...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 22.07.20

Hidden fears: To wear masks, or not to?

The most amazing thing, the wise hero of the epic had said, is that creatures die every day, yet all wish to live forever. Going a step further, he might have said that they believe, too, that the ine...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty in

World  /  Published 18.07.20

Covid: A ray of hope in Brazil

Coronavirus infections in Brazil no longer appear to be rising exponentially but the country is “still in the middle of this fight” as new cases and deaths grow by thousands every day, the...
By Reuters in Geneva


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