Thursday, 7 July, 2022

Topic: Brazil

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.

Belongings of missing UK journalist, Brazil activist found at ‘last-known location’ in Amazon

Journalist Dom Phillips and activist Bruno Pereira were reportedly documenting impact of cocaine trafficking and illegal poaching on the rainforest when they went missing on 5 June.

Not just Putin, Zelenskyy, US, Europe all responsible for Ukraine war, says Brazil’s Lula

Also critical of Biden's role, Lula said the US President should have participated more, taken a plane to Moscow to talk to Putin.

‘Mishandling Covid eroded support for populist govts like Modi’s’: Cambridge democracy study

Modi among populist leaders who responded early with ‘wide-ranging, far-reaching’ policies, but approval still declined. Study adds 'no renewed faith' seen in liberal democracy.

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%.

On Camera


Mahendra Singh Dhoni sporting an Army insignia on his glove during the India-South Africa

MS Dhoni is the rainbow of Indian cricket, a cult figure who inspires youth across nation

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s honest self-assessment always put the interests of Indian cricket ahead of any desire to build a ‘legacy’ for himself.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Nepali Gorkhas to be recruited in Indian Army through Agnipath scheme, here is how

Similar to terms for Indian soldiers, the Nepalis would be inducted for 4 years, after which only 25 per cent would be retained.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.