Apr 17, 2021 06:05 PM IST
Worldwide, deaths are on the rise again, running at around 12,000 per day on average, and new cases are climbing too, eclipsing 700,000 a day.
- Apr 16, 2021 02:37 PM IST
Reports are emerging of Brazilian health workers forced to intubate patients without the aid of sedatives, after weeks of warnings that hospitals and state governments risked running out of critical medicines.
- Apr 12, 2021 01:10 PM IST
Currently, deaths in India stood at 904, taking the total to 170,179, the Health Ministry data showed. The active cases have surpassed the 12-lakh mark, while the death toll increased to 1,70,179 with 904 daily new fatalities, the highest since October 18, the data updated at 8 am showed.
- Apr 05, 2021 06:33 PM IST
As the country reels under the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, over one lakh fresh coronavirus infections were added on April 4 at 1.03 lakh cases. This marked India’s highest daily COVID-19 case spike ever.
- Mar 27, 2021 10:44 PM IST
More than a year into the pandemic, deaths in Brazil are at their peak and highly contagious variants of the coronavirus are sweeping the nation, enabled by political dysfunction, widespread complacency and conspiracy theories. The country, whose leader, President Jair Bolsonaro, has played down the threat of the virus, is now reporting more new cases and deaths per day than any other country in the world.
- Mar 25, 2021 03:23 PM IST
Rio de Janeiro's iconic Christ the Redeemer statue is restored ahead of its 90th year atop Corcovado Mountain.
- Mar 24, 2021 12:33 PM IST
The health ministry registered a record 3,251 deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing Brazil's overall death toll to nearly 299,000 -- second only to the United States.
- Mar 21, 2021 05:34 PM IST
The news comes as India, the world’s biggest vaccine maker, is being criticised domestically for donating or selling more doses than inoculations conducted at home, despite reporting the most number of coronavirus infections after the United States and Brazil.
- Mar 16, 2021 03:49 PM IST
Beijing’s ability to mass-produce vaccines and ship them to countries in the developing world — while rich countries hoard many millions of doses for themselves — has offered a diplomatic and public relations opening that China has readily seized.
- Mar 04, 2021 02:34 PM IST
According to ISRO, India has always recognised that space has dimension beyond national considerations, which can only be addressed along with international partners.
- Mar 04, 2021 01:09 PM IST
Just over 5.8 million Brazilians — roughly 2.6% of the population — had received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine as of Tuesday, according to the health ministry.
- Mar 03, 2021 09:30 PM IST
Passengers who don't belong to Maharashtra and have a connecting flight through Mumbai airport, will be allowed to take flights if their RT-PCR test shows negative at the airport.
- Mar 02, 2021 03:21 PM IST
Laboratory experiments suggest that the P.1 variant found in Brazil could weaken the protective effect of a Chinese vaccine now in use in the country
- Mar 01, 2021 08:54 AM IST
Situation is similar in India, where some states have opposed COVAXIN due to lack of trial results
- Feb 28, 2021 10:11 AM IST
PSLV-C51 rocket, which is the 53rd mission of PSLV, launched Amazonia-1 of Brazil as primary satellite and 18 co-passenger payloads from the first launch pad of the Sriharikota spaceport
- Feb 22, 2021 09:41 PM IST
Under sacked CEO Roberto Castello Branco, Petrobras had increased fuel prices four times so far in 2021, a cumulative rise of nearly 35 percent.
- Feb 17, 2021 07:57 AM IST
Brazil’s most famous Carnival has endured years of war, hyperinflation and despotism. But with a pandemic raging, the party is canceled.
- Feb 16, 2021 01:26 PM IST
Born without arms, Bueno’s dream of being a dancer seemed painfully unrealistic - especially in a small town in rural Brazil, where her disability made her a social curiosity.
- Feb 13, 2021 10:55 PM IST
President Jair Bolsonaro reversed course in January, facing delay in the delivery of the only vaccine his administration purchased and watching as other nations began immunizing their citizens while Brazil's 210 million people were on hold.
- Feb 05, 2021 11:08 AM IST
"Kalpataru Power do Brasil Participações Ltd has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a controlling stake of 51 percent in Fasttel Engenharia Ltda,Brazil for USD 8.80 million, subject to customary adjustments," Kalpataru Power Transmission Ltd said in a regulatory filing.
- Feb 04, 2021 11:38 AM IST
The move comes after The Lancet medical journal this week published results showing Sputnik V -- named after the Soviet-era satellite -- to be safe and 91.6 percent effective, allaying concerns over transparency.
- Jan 30, 2021 10:42 AM IST
Brazilian health regulator Anvisa said it had a period of 60 days to decide on whether to authorize the drug, but said it would strive to expedite the process as much as possible
- Jan 26, 2021 09:52 AM IST
Prior to joining Wipro, Silva was the Head of Financial Services Industry in Latin America and Enterprise Sales Director for Brazil for Amazon Web Services