Wednesday, 5 October, 2022

Topic: Portugal

Portugal Health Minister Marta Temido resigns after death of pregnant Indian woman in Lisbon

Temido resigned after widespread criticism of her decision to temporarily close emergency obstetric services & forcibly transfer the Indian woman between hospitals.

Working late is a thing of the past in Belgium. They now have a ‘right to disconnect’

A new law passed in Belgium allows civil servants to switch off work emails, texts and phone calls received out of hours, without fear of reprisals.

Lost in history — role RSS played in liberation of Dadra and Nagar Haveli on this day in 1954

Dadra and Nagar Haveli were ruled by the Portuguese till an armed revolution liberated them, and the Tricolour was unfurled at Silvassa on 2 August 1954.

New types of fizz, robots — eight ways wine will change in 2021

Winery tasting room visits took a huge hit in 2020, and winemakers quickly pivoted to virtual tastings. These are not going away.

Australian doctors fear harassment, Singapore develops smart masks & other global 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.

Portugal President Sousa, PM Modi sign 7 agreements to boost cooperation

Portuguese President Sousa is on a four-day visit to India and is scheduled to travel to Maharashtra and Goa.

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The BMW i4 eDrive40. Photo Credit: BMW

Ukraine crisis gave auto sector a crude shock. See how India is responding

The PLI scheme as well as other sops for manufacturing, show that despite some public missteps, government is trying to coax manufacturing into India.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.


IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.