Monday, 17 January, 2022

Topic: Brazil

AI tools can benefit Indian Parliament. Look at how it changed US, Brazil and Europe

Covid-19 pandemic provided the impetus for many parliaments to shift some operations online. Although India missed the boat, it's still not too late.

Covid-19 pandemic: Experts urge UK to reimpose restrictions, 1st case of Delta mutation in Israel

ThePrint brings you some important global stories on the coronavirus pandemic

Covid-19: Sydney exits lockdown after 4 months, while Romania struggles with 4th wave

ThePrint brings you some of the important global stories on the coronavirus pandemic.

Forget Covid origin, the new question is when the first coronavirus case was

A series of articles in journals report circulation of SARS-CoV-2 in different countries way before officially recorded. US House Committee addendum has added to the chorus.

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.

A new age of anger awaits India and Brazil

Evidence that post-pandemic inequality will be lethal to social order is mounting. Inequality has grown concentrated in India, home to Ambani & Adani, while Brazil's rich got richer by 2.7%.

Brazil suspends decision to import 4 million doses of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin

Brazil's decision came after Bharat Biotech terminated its pact with the country after its deal to supply 20 million Covaxin doses attracted investigation by Brazilian authorities.

How Brazil-Bharat Biotech deal for Covaxin crumbled in less than 30 days

The Jair Bolsonaro-led Brazil government cancelled Indian drugmaker Bharat Biotech’s emergency use authorisation request for its Covaxin vaccine on 24 July.

Brazil scraps Covaxin’s emergency use request after Bharat Biotech terminates vaccine pact

The termination came after the deal with the Brazilian Government for the supply of 20 million doses of the Covaxin landed in controversy and attracted investigation by authorities.

Brazil suspends Covaxin clinical trials after Bharat Biotech cancels vaccine pact

Bharat Biotech Friday announced cancellation of the MoU it signed with Precisa Medicamentos and Envixia Pharmaceuticals LL.C for its vaccine for the Brazilian market.

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RBI proposes changes to valuation of bank investments, relaxing of investment class rules

A Reserve Bank of India discussion paper Friday suggested removing caps on the Held-To-Maturity class of securities, and allowing more types of instruments to be held within them.


A visual from the crash site in Tamil Nadu. | Photo: Twitter/ANI

CDS chopper crash was caused by weather change, leading to Controlled Flight Into Terrain: IAF

In Friday statement, IAF says tri-service Court of Inquiry ruled out mechanical failure, sabotage or negligence as cause of accident involving Mi-17 V5 helicopter last month.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.