Tuesday, 28 March, 2023
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Topic: jair bolsonaro

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.

Buy gas, get outrages free in Putin’s special sale & Boris Johnson launches ‘net zero’ oil rig

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

A man from Kerala, Brazil’s Amazon rainforests & his 26-year fight to protect ‘Earth’s lungs’

Kottayam-born Shaji Thomas has been living in Brazil for 32 years. In this period, he took Brazilian citizenship and became the country's only Indian-origin lawyer to serve Amazonian communities.

When Brazil crossed 5 lakh Covid deaths, and Netanyahu’s ‘checkmate’ moment

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

Brazil hunts for vaccines as India’s Covid crisis slows deliveries globally

Pressure on President Jair Bolsonaro is mounting as lawmakers investigate his government’s response to a pandemic that’s taken the lives of nearly 400,000 Brazilians.

PM Modi congratulates ISRO, Brazilian president on successful launch of PSLV-C51

India's Polar rocket on Sunday successfully launched Amazonia-1 of Brazil and 18 other satellites from the spaceport in Andhra Pradesh's Sriharikota.

Bolsonaro’s presidency lives on despite Brazil’s inept Covid strategy, calls for impeachment

Even as he bleeds support, Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro’s 31% approval rating can save him from impeachment and slip him into an electoral runoff in 2022.

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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.