Tuesday, 28 March, 2023

Topic: Brazil

Hip-hop in education, empowering black businesses—how Brazil’s entrepreneurs help the State

Over two years, more than BRL7 billion were allocated by the private sector to actions and social organisations on the front line of the pandemic.

Brazil’s new generation ready to win it all at Qatar

The new generation of talent with coach Tite includes Real Madrid attackers Vinicius Jr & Rodrygo, Barcelona's Raphinha & Arsenal striking duo Gabriel Jesus and Gabriel Martinelli.

Morbi coverage shows sinking standards of TV news & why Lula’s win is good news for Lalu fans

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Sri Lanka beats Afghanistan by six wickets at T20 World Cup, keep semi-final hopes alive

Spinner Wanindu Hasaranga (3-13) led Sri Lanka's disciplined bowling as the Asia champions restricted Afghanistan to a modest 144-8 in the Group 1 contest at Gabba.

Luiz Lula beats President Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil elections, set to return for a 3rd term

In a closely-fought election, Leftist leader Lula bagged 50.9% of votes versus 49.1% for Far-right's Bolsonaro. The 77-year-old Lula's inauguration will take place on 1 Jan.

Neymar supports incumbent Bolsonaro to ‘evade tax debt’, says Brazil’s presidential challenger

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who was also the ex-president of Brazil, slammed the Paris Saint-Germain star for supporting his political rival and accused them of 'striking a deal'.

Brazilian President Bolsonaro outperforms 1st round polls, dashes Lula’s hopes of easy win

Several opinion surveys had shown the leftist Lula, who was president from 2003 to 2010, leading the far-right Bolsonaro by 10-15 percentage points ahead of Sunday's vote.

Former President Lula may win against incumbent Jair Bolsonaro, final polls show

A polarised election will decide who will return to power – the leftist who spent time in jail due to corruption charges or the right-winger who attacked the voting system.

When will India become an upper-middle-income country like China? Unlikely for 25 yrs

India is likely to join the ranks of middle-income countries in the 2030s but will not have a per-capita gross national income comparable to upper MICs for 25+ years.

Former Miss Brazil dies of heart attack at 27 after routine tonsil surgery

Gleycy Correia, who had over 57k followers on Instagram, suffered a haemorrhage and heavy bleeding five days after the operation. She had been in a coma for the last two months.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.