Monday, 8 August, 2022

Topic: Brazil

China may look to India for supplies amid trade war with US

India draws list of more than 40 export products to replace or capture the US trade market share with China.

If India wants to stop fake news in 2019 elections, it can learn from Brazil

Comprova, a collective of 24 Brazilian newsrooms, will monitor and refute misinformation on WhatsApp in the run-up to elections. 

Trump’s tweets and Theresa May’s Brexit proposals

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

Deep in debt, Videocon blames Modi’s India, Supreme Court and Brazil

State Bank of India filed an insolvency petition against Videocon. The TV maker filed an appeal to get back control, blamed India and Brazil for bad debt pile.

Global Pulse: Brazil’s ex-president is going to jail for corruption

Brazil's top court ruled Thursday that former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva will be sent to prison, ruining his plans to return to power. 

Global Pulse: Russia’s craving for global dominance not just about nostalgia or trauma

Social media is being used to spread poison while Russia's craving for world power is a geopolitical imperative and the Pentacostalism movement may soon make Catholics a minority in Brazil

Global Pulse: FBI chief nominee faces heat, Brazil’s ex-President Lula convicted and Apple bends for China

FBI NOMINEE ASKED TO REBUKE TRUMP-RUSSIA CLAIMS BEFORE CONFIRMATION Confirmation hearings for FBI Director Nominee Christopher Wray dove head first into the most pressing American...

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Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.


The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.