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Covid-19 pandemic: Brazil crosses 4 lakh deaths, Hong Kong fears 5th wave with new mutant

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

Brazil hunts for vaccines as India’s Covid crisis slows deliveries globally

Pressure on President Jair Bolsonaro is mounting as lawmakers investigate his government’s response to a pandemic that’s taken the lives of nearly 400,000 Brazilians.

After early success, why India’s daily Covid infections have surpassed US and Brazil

In the first wave of Covid, India was lauded for its low death rate. However, The Lancet had cautioned about the ‘dangers of false optimism’ in September.

Covid is much deadlier in Brazil than India, and no one knows why

The divergence in fatalities that has scientists puzzled. Brazil, home to almost 214 million, has seen more than 361,800 people die from Covid, more than double the deaths in India.

‘Hunger Games’ salute for Myanmar, and the global Covid response ship finally sets sail

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

Vaccine for China’s elderly now, Brazil’s govt shake-up as cases surge & other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

Young Brazilians are dying from Covid in an alarming new shift

So far this month, according to government data, about 2,030 Brazilians aged 30 to 39 have died from Covid, more than double the number recorded in January.

Covid-19 pandemic — South Africa’s banks ‘resilient’, Malaysia worried over cases in schools

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

Boris Johnson’s nuclear ‘game’, and the gun violence epidemic in US

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

Covid-19 pandemic: UK expects drop in vaccine supply, sniffer dogs detect virus in sweat

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

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Bihar Chief minister Nitish Kumar with Deputy CM Tejaswi Yadav | ANI File Photo

Operation Lantern fails to light up in Bihar. And BJP in search of a Brahmin face in UP

The no-fuss change of government in Bihar, without horse-trading or MLAs in resorts, has prompted a coalition partner to request the CM to make arrangements for a trip to a hill station.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

(From left) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, US Secretary of Defence Lloyd J. Austin and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken after the India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, in Washington, 12 April, 2022 | Credit: ANI Photo/ PIB

USAF secy needs Pentagon escort but Indian attaché doesn’t — that’s how deep India-US ties are

Frank Kendall, Secretary of the US Air Force, says the unescorted access to Pentagon for Indian defence attaché 'is aligned with the trust and cooperation we share'.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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