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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Hospitalized With Intestinal Obstruction

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Hospitalized With Intestinal Obstruction

66-year-old Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro posted a photo of himself on Twitter in the hospital bed, giving a thumbs up. He has experienced a series of medical issues since he was stabbed in the abdomen on the campaign trail in 2018.

03 January 2022
India Exploring Possibility Of Inviting Leaders Of Central Asian Countries To Grace R-Day Celebrations

India Exploring Possibility Of Inviting Leaders Of Central Asian Countries To Grace R-Day Celebrations

As a grouping, India had invited leaders of 10-nation influential regional bloc ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) for the Republic Day...

13 December 2021

Brazil's Amazon Deforestation Surges To Worst In 15 Years

Before Jair Bolsonaro's term began as President in January 2019, the Brazilian Amazon hadn't recorded a single year with more than 10,000 square kilometers of...

PM Modi Has Highest Approval Ratings Among Fellow World Leaders: American Research Firm

PM Modi Has Highest Approval Ratings Among Fellow World Leaders: American Research Firm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is standing at an approval rating of 70%, the highest among other major world leaders. He has crossed this mark for the second...

08 November 2021

Brazil: Criminal Charges Against President Jair Bolsonaro Recommended

Politicians in Brazil have voted to back a report recommending criminal charges be laid against President Jair Bolsonaro for his response to Covid-19 Pandemic.

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11 October 2021
Brazil President Bolsonaro Can't Watch Football Matches Till He Gets Covid-19 Vaccine

Brazil President Bolsonaro Can't Watch Football Matches Till He Gets Covid-19 Vaccine

Jair Bolsonaro said he had wanted to go to a Brazilian championship match in the city of Santos, but did not because he is not vaccinated.


03 October 2021
Thousands In Brazil Protest Bolsonaro, Seek His Impeachment

Thousands In Brazil Protest Bolsonaro, Seek His Impeachment

The protests, smaller than those in support of Bolsonaro last Sept. 7, were promoted by leftist parties and some union movements linked to the former President...


17 September 2021
Brazil President's Reluctance To Get COVID-19 Vaccine Might Keep Him Out Of UN Premises

Brazil President's Reluctance To Get COVID-19 Vaccine Might Keep Him Out Of UN Premises

To prevent Covid-19 spread, the city of New York has mandated vaccination certificates for delegates in the UN building for an upcoming annual debate. What...


09 September 2021
BRICS Has Adopted Counter Terrorism Action Plan: PM Narendra Modi

BRICS Has Adopted Counter Terrorism Action Plan: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended virtual meeting of the BRICS.


09 September 2021
PM Modi To Chair BRICS Summit, China's Xi Jinping To Attend Via Video

PM Modi To Chair BRICS Summit, China's Xi Jinping To Attend Via Video

According to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), the meeting is scheduled to include Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping, South...


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04 July 2021
Brazil: SC Authorises Probe To Investigate President Bolsonaro’s Response To Covaxin Deal

Brazil: SC Authorises Probe To Investigate President Bolsonaro’s Response To Covaxin Deal

Prosecutors will investigate whether Bolsonaro committed the crime of ‘prevarication,’ which entails refraining from action required as part of a public...


01 July 2021
Brazil's Bolsonaro Fires Health Minister Over Vaccine Graft Allegations

Brazil's Bolsonaro Fires Health Minister Over Vaccine Graft Allegations

The order firing Roberto Dias, head of the Health Ministry's logistics department, was signed on Tuesday night by Bolsonaro's chief of staff, Luiz Eduardo...


30 June 2021
Brazil Temporarily Suspends Covaxin Contract, Bolsonaro Under Fire For 'Graft'

Brazil Temporarily Suspends Covaxin Contract, Bolsonaro Under Fire For 'Graft'

Bharat Biotech has denied any allegation of wrongdoing with respect to vaccine supply.


20 June 2021
As Brazil's Covid Death Toll Breaches 500K Mark, Protests Erupt Against President

As Brazil's Covid Death Toll Breaches 500K Mark, Protests Erupt Against President

Thousands gathered in downtown Rio de Janeiro waving flags and shouting slogans against President Jair Bolsonaro


19 June 2021
Covid Death Toll In Brazil To Breach 500K Mark

Covid Death Toll In Brazil To Breach 500K Mark

Official data showed about 2,000 COVID-19 deaths per day in Brazil in the past week, representing one-fifth the global total.


13 June 2021
Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro Fined For Flouting Mask Rule Before Motorcyclists

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro Fined For Flouting Mask Rule Before Motorcyclists

Sao Paulo's state government press office said a fine — equivalent to about $110 — would be imposed for violation of a rule that has required masks in...


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25 January 2021
In Brazil, Call To Impeach President Bolsonaro Grow Louder; Thousands Take To Streets

In Brazil, Call To Impeach President Bolsonaro Grow Louder; Thousands Take To Streets

Bolsonaro — who is midway through his four-year term — has faced renewed criticism in recent weeks both for the crisis in Manaus and for delays in...


15 January 2021
Brazil, Bangladesh In Line To Buy Covid Vaccine From India

Brazil, Bangladesh In Line To Buy Covid Vaccine From India

Nepal’s foreign minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali who is in Delhi is also hoping to get supplies of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine.


16 November 2020
PM Modi To Attend Virtual BRICS Summit On Tuesday

PM Modi To Attend Virtual BRICS Summit On Tuesday

Chinese President Xi Jinping is also expected to take part in the summit.


02 August 2020
Facebook Bows To Brazil Judge, Blocks 12 Accounts Of President Bolsonaro's Supporters

Facebook Bows To Brazil Judge, Blocks 12 Accounts Of President Bolsonaro's Supporters

Facebook issued a statement saying it complied due to the threat of criminal liability for an employee in Brazil.


07 July 2020
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Bolsonaro confirmed the test results while wearing a mask and speaking to reporters in capital Brasilia.


31 May 2020
Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro Wants Football Back Despite Coronavirus Pandemic

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro Wants Football Back Despite Coronavirus Pandemic

Brazil is for many synonymous with football and many of the all-time greats, from Pele to Neymar, hail from the nation. But Brazil is also the epicentre of...


13 March 2020
Brazilian Official, Who Met Donald Trump Days Ago, Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Brazilian Official, Who Met Donald Trump Days Ago, Tests Positive For Coronavirus

The Brazil government has confirmed that Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's press secretary, Fabio Wajngarten, has tested positive for the coronavirus.


25 January 2020
PM Modi Meets Brazilian President Bolsonaro, Signs 15 Pacts To Boost Ties

PM Modi Meets Brazilian President Bolsonaro, Signs 15 Pacts To Boost Ties

Modi said an action plan has been finalised to further expand strategic ties between the two partners.


01 September 2019
Brazil's Amazon Basin Fires Keep Surging Despite Govt's 'No-Burn' Decree

Brazil's Amazon Basin Fires Keep Surging Despite Govt's 'No-Burn' Decree

Deforestation has surged this year as agencies tasked with monitoring illegal activities were weakened by right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro.


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