Monday, 24 January, 2022
TopicJair bolsonaro

Topic: jair bolsonaro

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.

When Brazil crossed 5 lakh Covid deaths, and Netanyahu’s ‘checkmate’ moment

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

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.

PM Modi congratulates ISRO, Brazilian president on successful launch of PSLV-C51

India's Polar rocket on Sunday successfully launched Amazonia-1 of Brazil and 18 other satellites from the spaceport in Andhra Pradesh's Sriharikota.

Bolsonaro’s presidency lives on despite Brazil’s inept Covid strategy, calls for impeachment

Even as he bleeds support, Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro’s 31% approval rating can save him from impeachment and slip him into an electoral runoff in 2022.

Brazil President Bolsonaro invokes Hanuman while thanking PM Modi for Covid vaccine

Tweeting an image of Hindu god Hanuman carrying a mountain of coronavirus vaccine to Brazil, Bolsonaro thanked India for helping his country with the jabs.

Brazil’s provinces to secure own vaccines, Singapore tightens restrictions & 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.

Political crisis in Italy, African Union buys 270 million doses of vaccine & 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.

Jair Bolsonaro asks followers to pivot away from Twitter, Facebook after Trump ban

The Brazilian president invited his 6.6 million Twitter followers to subscribe to his channel on the messaging app Telegram, a competitor to Facebook’s WhatsApp.

Brazil’s Bolsonaro writes to PM Modi, wants vaccine shipment expedited

Letter from Brazil’s President comes after AztraZeneca’s partner in the South American nation said a shipment expected to arrive Saturday won’t land up until end of the month.

On Camera

YourTurn

Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.

South-East Asia’s SMEs are underperforming. Their ‘digital revolution’ depends on fintech

Digitisation of South-East Asia's economy during the pandemic is uneven. The growth in digital services has favoured individual consumers, not SMEs.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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